Area Sports

Both Panther teams shoot past first-round opponents in Okemah Invitational

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter Thursday saw the start of this year’s Okemah Invitational Basketball Tournament, featuring teams from all over the region in a variety of classes, depending on the size of the school district. Tourney games started that morning, leading up to the Lady Panthers taking the court for the game just prior to…

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Lady Panthers squash McLoud at home

Okemah High School students and fans had good reason to celebrate Friday after both Panther teams dominated the McLoud Redskins at home, each outscoring their opponents by 20 or more points. Coming off a loss to Chandler Tuesday of last week, the Lady Panthers were “hungry for a win,” Head Coach Will Seymour said after…

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Redskins no match for Panthers; Okemah tops McLoud by 20

After watching the Lady Panthers destroy the visiting McLoud girls team by a 21 point deficit, the Okemah Panthers took to the court and achieved a similar result, upsetting the Redskins by 20 with a final score of 68-48.   Similarly to the girls, the Panthers had an offensive slow start, scoring only 14 points…

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HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE

By Billie Gail Fox I dropped by the golf course Tuesday morning, July 3rd, just as the morning group was coming in on #9.  It looked like a bunch of bees buzzing around a hive. Preparations for the 4th of July tournament were under way.  It takes a lot of work to get ready for…

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