Area Sports

HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE

 HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE                                             By Billie Gail Fox      We want to thank the Okemah Newsleader and the sponsors that they solicit for the 1st class scorecards that they have printed…

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Panthers outlast Ropers in offensive slugfest, 46-34

Panthers outlast Ropers in offensive slugfest, 46-34 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter Okemah faced Will Rogers High School in what turned out to be a high-scoring shootout between the two squads last Friday night. The Panthers ultimately prevailed but Will Rogers gave them plenty of looks before the dust settled with an Okemah victory,…

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Panthers fall short on red zone opportunities

Panthers fall short on red zone opportunities By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter If points were given for red zone visits the final score would have been considerably different for the Panthers. Instead, a highly anticipated showdown between the 6th ranked Pawnee Black Bears and 5th ranked Panthers Saturday night resulted in a frustrating loss…

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HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE

 HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE                                             By Billie Gail Fox      We want to thank the Okemah Newsleader and the sponsors that they solicit for the 1st class scorecards that they have printed…

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HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE

 HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE                                              By Billie Gail Fox      The results of the Tony Dean Memorial Scholarship Tournament held on Saturday, September 19th are as follows.  The team of Travis Scott,…

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HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE

 HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE                                              By Billie Gail Fox      The early part of the week rolled on as usual with players coming and going, mowing and repairing being done, and even…

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The Central Oklahoma Youth Bass Club Bass Tournament

The Central Oklahoma Youth Bass Club held a fishing tournament at Okemah Lake on Saturday. The organization is open to kids in kindergarten through 12th grade and Saturday’s event drew 11 contestants. Participants included Landen and Chase Burk accompanied by their father, Ben Burk; Aiden Johnson and his father, Jeremiah Johnson; Rylie Rosenfelt and his…

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Panthers open season with a win

Panthers open season with a win By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Okemah Panthers kicked off the 2020 high school football season in Henryetta against the Knights. The sweltering temperatures caused issues throughout the evening as both teams saw players go down with muscle cramps. Okemah prevailed against the heat and the Knights with…

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HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE

HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE                                              By Billie Gail Fox      Nokey Klutts, Donnie Peters and Earnie Fox were shooting the breeze when I went into the clubhouse to take Earnie his lunch…

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Sports extra: Panther football set to begin

Sports extra: Panther football set to begin By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter If you have found yourself near the confines of the Pecan Bowl in the late hours of the afternoon over the past few days, then you have probably heard the familiar sound of a coach’s whistle piercing the summer air. In the…

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