Area Sports

Okemahʼs Jordan Haddox signs with Rose State College to play baseball

Jordan Haddox has officially signed with Rose State College to continue his baseball career at a higher level. The Okemah senior has been a 4-year starter for the Panthers, this year playing second base and often pitching. Haddox also has been a member of the ABC Baseball Club, as well as the Oklahoma Branditos. Haddox…

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Season’s ending: Panthers fall short in first round of State Tournament

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter Not a single Panther fan was happy when the final buzzer broke the monotonous roar of cheers from the stands in Edmond-North High School’s gymnasium at the conclusion of Okemah’s first-round bout against Minco in the 2019 OSSAA State Basketball Tournament.  Despite a pretty tight game throughout, the young…

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State Bound: Dean, Harjo lead Panthers to crush challenger in Area Championship

Okemah basketball team maintains winning streak now at eight games heading into State Tournament next week By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter The Okemah Panthers continue their trek towards a State Championship, advancing comfortably past Oklahoma Union in the finals of the Area Tournament Friday in Checotah.  Okemah’s basketball boys have yet to be defeated since…

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New facility named the ‘Tony Dean Baseball Facility’

Date set for grand opening, ribbon cutting ceremony By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter The stellar new facility for baseballers at Okemah High School will soon get a new name.  The new namesake will take on that of well-known Okemah man, Tony Dean, effectively making the new facility the “Tony Dean Baseball Facility.”  School board…

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CD Harjo signs with Oklahoma Baptist University

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter Longtime high school sports player and team leader for the Okemah Panthers, CD Harjo, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee to play football.  The signing event was held Wednesday, February 6, at the Okemah High School Library.  Attending were coaches that have coached…

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