Area Sports

Panthers double up Wolverines, 81-40

Panthers double up Wolverines, 81-40 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter The Okemah Panthers have made it seem easy lately and continued that trend against Holdenville on Tuesday, January 14th inside the Tom Condict Panther Dome, railroading the Wolverines, 81-40. The tone for the night was set right away when Okemah jumped out to an…

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Lady Panthers win nail-biter, 37-35

Lady Panthers win nail-biter, 37-35 By Justin Scrimshire ONL Sports Reporter On Tuesday, January 14th, the Lady Panthers played host to the Holdenville Wolverines.  Ranked 15th in Class 2-A, Okemah seemed primed to roll past the 6-6 Wolverines but that turned out to not be the case, as the Lady Panthers needed every second of…

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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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