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Panthers clobber Henryetta, 90-49

Panthers clobber Henryetta, 90-49 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter There is a metaphor about being taken behind the woodshed, then there’s whatever the Panthers did to Henryetta on Tuesday, January 7th. For every basket the Knights made, the Panthers seemed to make two and Okemah walked away with a very impressive win for their…

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Lady Panthers assert dominance over Henryetta, 54-41

Lady Panthers assert dominance over Henryetta, 54-41 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter A quarter of the way through the season and the Lady Panthers hold a 7-1 record after a solid victory over Henryetta on Tuesday, January 7th.  The roster continues to get more comfortable with it’s identity as more girls step up and…

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Panthers defeat the Bulldogs, 66-48

Panthers defeat the Bulldogs, 66-48 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The #7 ranked Panthers continued their busy schedule with a road trip to Okmulgee Jan. 3 to take on the Bulldogs. The game would have a hostile energy throughout all four quarters but the Panthers showed discipline and restraint, a testament to solid coaching…

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Panthers place 6th in Tournament of Champions

Panthers place 6th in Tournament of Champions By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Panthers traveled to Tulsa the day after Christmas to participate in the prestigious Tournament of Champions, held at the Mabee Center on the campus of Oral Roberts University. This year’s tournament contained a stacked bracket of the very best in high…

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Panthers torch Red Devils, 70-44

Panthers torch Red Devils, 70-44 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter There is a universal truth in sports, if you outscore your opponent every quarter, you’re going to win the game. The Panthers checked that box last Tuesday night against Prague inside the Tom Condict Panther Dome. Beginning with the first quarter where six different…

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Lady Panther’s clutch against Prague, win 55-50

Lady Panther’s clutch against Prague, win 55-50 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Lady Panther’s hosted the Prague Red Devils on Tuesday, Dec. 17 inside the Tom Condict Panther Dome. The contest looked to be a difficult one with Prague ranked 11th in class 3-A. Prague established the upper hand early, jumping out to…

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Panthers finish third in Okemah Invitational Tournament

Panthers finish third in Okemah Invitational Tournament By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Panthers entered the Okemah Invitational Tournament with expectations to win it all, but fell just short before rebounding with a third place effort. The first round of the tournament saw the Panthers take on Wetumka. Okemah torched the Chieftains early in…

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Lady Panthers win Okemah Invitational Tournament Championship

Lady Panthers win Okemah Invitational Tournament Championship By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter For the first time in the duration of the Okemah Invitational Tournament, the Lady Panthers advanced through every round and kept the trophy at home. This year’s tournament included Wetumka, Bristow, Beggs, Marlow, Seminole, Wewoka and Hilldale, as well as the Lady…

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Panthers start hot, defeat Chandler 66-42

Panthers start hot, defeat Chandler 66-42 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Panthers opened their season against the Chandler Lions in Okemah on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Taking the court after a successful outing by the Lady Panthers, Coach Devin Terry’s squad looked to complete the Chandler sweep and get both teams off to a…

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Panthers prevail over McLoud, 66-52

Panthers prevail over McLoud, 66-52 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Panthers traveled to McLoud on Friday, Dec. 6 looking for a decisive win against the Redskins but found themselves in a dogfight for three quarters, before putting McLoud away in the fourth. Okemah ultimately walked away with the victory and a 2-0 record…

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