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Category: Sports

Boys, girls advance in basketball playoffs

Boys, girls advance in basketball playoffs

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Both the Mustangs and the Lady Mustangs won their district match and advance in the winners bracket in regionals. The teams play Thursday at Daniel Webster. See brackets below for Oologah-Talala game times:                

Swimmers dive into state

Swimmers dive into state

[ 0 ] February 19, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Oologah qualified six swimmers for state last weekend at the Jenks regional. Oologah only had eight swimmers competing at the regional. The boy’s team took seventh and the girl’s finished eleventh out of sixteen teams. “I’m really proud of all of them,” Oologah head coach Charles Kerber said. “We [...]

Ladies lose three on hardcourt

Ladies lose three on hardcourt

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs have been battling injuries and tough opponents in the final stretch of the regular season. Oologah lost to Grove and Vinita last week and almost beat Wagoner Monday night. The Lady Mustangs are 6-14 with two games left before playoffs. “I thought the kids played hard against [...]

Mustangs on a run

Mustangs on a run

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

 By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Oologah moved to #16 in 4A basketball rankings with wins over Grove, Vinita and Wagoner. The Mustangs have won 12 of their last 13 games and they’re on a seven game win streak. Oologah has hit it’s stride with the playoffs just around the corner. Oologah 63- Grove 55 The [...]

Oologah's Courtney Sappington brings the ball upcourt and drives towards the lane last Friday in a 51-45 win against Wagoner.

Make up basketball games tonight

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

Oologah will host Grove tonight in Varsity girls and boys basketball to make up the games cancelled on Monday night. Girls play at 6:30 followed by the boys. Junior High games will begin at 4 pm. 7th and 8th grade girls will play in the High School Gym. 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys will [...]

Oologah sophomore Breyden DeSpain works on the mechanics of his shot during practice Tuesday afternoon. DeSpain averaged 28 points and 8 rebounds per game last week at the Ft. Gibson Tournament. The impressive performance made DeSpain a Player to Watch in the Tulsa World this week.

Mustangs win two on the road

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Oologah took down Collinsville and Hilldale in impressive road wins last week. The Mustangs are 13-4 and ranked #18 in 4A. Oologah knocked off Collinsville 44-27 in a defensive battle. The Mustangs took the lead in the first half and never looked back. Oologah only managed three points in the [...]

Oologah sophomore Breyden DeSpain works on the mechanics of his shot during practice Tuesday afternoon. DeSpain averaged 28 points and 8 rebounds per game last week at the Ft. Gibson Tournament. The impressive performance made DeSpain a Player to Watch in the Tulsa World this week.

Oologah competes at Ft. Gibson tourney

[ 0 ] January 29, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah finished fifth at the Ft. Gibson Tournament last week with wins over Muldrow and Bishop Kelley and a loss to #12 Inola. “In our first game with Inola we just had one bad quarter and we found some consistency against Muldrow,” Oologah head coach Jim Deaton said. “Saturday [...]

Oologah homecoming queen Emily Pashley gets a kiss from king Ezra Deaton Friday night at half-time of the boys game with Wagoner. Pashley was sidelined with a knee injury at the Oologah Tournament, but she hopes to return to the lineup later this season.

Mustangs on win streak

[ 0 ] January 22, 2014

  Mustangs on win streak By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah moved into the basketball rankings this week with impressive wins over Jay, Wagoner and Miami last week.  After losing their first two games of the season, the Mustangs have won nine of their last ten games. Oologah is 9-3 and ranked #19 in 4A. [...]

Oologah's Courtney Sappington brings the ball upcourt and drives towards the lane last Friday in a 51-45 win against Wagoner.

Ladies post three wins

[ 0 ] January 22, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor The Lady Mustangs hit their stride last week. Oologah posted hard court road wins over Jay and Miami and took down Wagoner for homecoming. The Lady Mustangs improved their record to 5-7. “We got in a couple of good days of practice. We had some time to fix a [...]

Basketball homecoming Friday night

Basketball homecoming Friday night

[ 0 ] January 15, 2014

The 2014 Oologah basketball homecoming court members are sophomore escort Jake Schovanec (from left) and sophomore attendant Krystal Holley, senior escort Kolton Kitterman and senior attendant Brinley Evans, king Ezra Deaton and queen Emily Pashley, junior attendant Ashley Edwards and junior escort Kody McCutchen and freshmen attendant Kendal Ouverson and Casey Base. Pashley will be [...]