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Oologah senior Tristan Owens with his medals from the USA Track and Field Nationals last month in Indiana and shows off his state championship rings.

Owens takes National track title

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Oologah senior Tristan Owens has brought home another track championship Owens and runners from the Jenks America Track Club won a national championship last month in the 3,200m relay. The relay team took first at the USA Track and Field Nationals June 24-29 at the University of Indiana in Bloomington. [...]

Special Thanks to Fishing Derby Sponsors and Donors

Special Thanks to Fishing Derby Sponsors and Donors

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014

  The Oologah Lake Leader wishes to give a big thanks, along with the countless youth and their families in the area to the great sponsors and donors that allowed this fantastic event take place. From all across the area multiple business and corporations donated the goods that permitted this event to be free and fun for [...]

Oologah senior Tyler Base competes at regionals in the shot put as eventual state champion Austin Cantrell watches in the background. Base was unable to make the finals at state after he scratched because the shot put ring was under regulation size.

Base shot down at state track

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor An Oologah athlete was denied a chance at a state track championship last month. Senior Tyler Base scratched on all three of his attempts in the shot put May 9 in the preliminary rounds. Coaches later determined the shot put ring was six inches smaller than regulation size. Base [...]

Oologah's Brooke Wigginton, (from left) Tristan Owens, Tyler Base and Payton Craig all won track conference championships last weekend at Vinita. Wigginton and Craig won the discus, Owens won the 800m and 1,600m runs and Base took first in the shot put.

Oologah wins five track events

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Oologah brought home four individual champions from the conference track meet last Saturday at Vinita. The Mustangs took second as a team and Oologah claimed the top three spots in two events. “I was really proud of our four conference champions. It’s a great way to go into the [...]

Oologah varsity baseball coach Kerry Hallman (left) has been selected as the Oklahoma Coaches Association Region 3 Coach of the Year and Oologah junior high coach Gary Edwards was selected as OCA Region 3 junior high Coach of the Year.

Baseball hits home stretch

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Mustangs are headed into the final stretch of the baseball season ranked #16 in 4A. Oologah is 15-10 after beating Vinita and #6 Catoosa last week and falling to #2 Berryhill. “It was a pretty good week. We beat a good team in Catoosa for another good conference [...]

Tulsa Rogers defenders take cover as Oologah junior Madi Brooks fires a shot over their heads last week in an 8-0 win.

Soccer girls crush Rogers

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustang soccer team fell to Miami last week and rolled over Tulsa Rogers. Oologah is ranked #14 in 4A. The Lady Mustangs are 7-5 as they head into the final stretch of the season. Oologah fell behind early against Miami and couldn’t recover in a 3-2 loss. [...]

Oologah's Jared Taylor clears the bar in the pole vault last Friday afternoon at the Oologah track meet. Taylor had a clean jump at 11 feet for a fourth place finish.

Track records broken again

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Two more school records in track and field were broken last Friday at the Oologah track meet. “We have a small dedicated group of kids who are working really hard and breaking school records left and right,” said Oologah track coach Boone Upky. Junior Tristan Owens broke the school [...]

Mustangs struggle at Oologah Tourney

Mustangs struggle at Oologah Tourney

[ 0 ] April 2, 2014

Mustangs struggle at Oologah tourney By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Mustangs went 2 of 3 at the Oologah Tournament last week against some of the toughest teams in the state. Oologah beat Mannford and Anadarko and lost to Cushing, Claremore Sequoyah and Salina. The Mustangs are 9-5 and fell to #13 in 4A rankings. [...]

Mustangs take tourney title

Mustangs take tourney title

[ 0 ] March 26, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Mustangs out ran the big dogs in 4A baseball last week. Oologah claimed the championship trophy at the Anadarko Tournament against some the top ranked teams in the state. The Mustangs lost to #1 Tuttle and beat #11 Clinton, Elgin and #3 Weatherford. “It’s probably the toughest tournament in [...]

Junior Wyatt Tucker gets ready to send a pass flying down field last Thursday in the Mustangs 2-1 loss to Tulsa Memorial at the Oologah Tournament.

Mustangs face tough foes

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Mustang soccer team finished fifth at the Oologah Showcase tournament last week with wins over Jenks JV and Rejoice and a loss to Tulsa Memorial. “We continued to play better as a team throughout the tournament and that will serve us well as we head into district play,” [...]