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Oologah cross country All State runners Kyle Dunse, (from left) Tristan Owens, Billy O'Dell and coach Kyndall Chronister are all smiles after the team finished seventh Saturday at the 4A state meet in Edmond. Owens won the 5K race, Dunse took fourth and O'Dell finished seventh.

Owens wins state, team takes seventh

[ 0 ] November 6, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah’s Tristan Owens ran away from the field for the 4A state cross country championship last Saturday. The junior redeemed himself after finishing second last year by less than one second on the 5K course atEdmond. This year Owens’ beat the second place finisher by 29 seconds. “I’ve waited for [...]

The Oologah cross country team stops for a picture at regionals last weekend at ORU. The Mustangs are the first cross country team in school history to qualify for state. Pictured are head coach Kyndall Chronister, (from left) Cole Reeves, Justin Morgan, Billy O'Dell, Randy Greeves, Kyle Dunse, Tristan Owens and assistant coach Doug Owens.

Owens wins cross country regional, team makes state

[ 0 ] October 30, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Tristan Owens left the field in his dust on his way to a 4A cross country regional championship last weekend and the Mustangs qualified as a team for state. The Oologah junior beat the second place finisher at ORU by 45 seconds in the 5k race. Owens posted a time [...]

Mustangs topple Titans

Mustangs topple Titans

[ 0 ] October 26, 2013

By Chris Edens Oologah took down McLain 37-18 in a crucial district win Friday. Senior Chance Keim carried the load for the Mustangs with sophomore Jimmy McKinney on the sideline all night with a shoulder injury. Keim scored four touchdowns and ran for almost 200 yards. He went to the house on a 29 yard [...]

Oologah sophomore running back Jimmy McKinney grabs a drink and tries to catch his breath on the sideline after a long touchdown run. McKinney is averaging 152 yards per game this season for the Mustangs and he's scored 16 touchdowns.

Mustangs challenge #1 Wagoner

[ 0 ] October 23, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah gave the top ranked Wagoner Bulldogs all they could handle in a 42-28 road loss Thursday night. In the first half, the Mustangs did something no other team in 4A has been able to do. The defense shut down Wagoner’s explosive running back, Lawrence Evitt. The leading rusher in [...]

Lady Mustang seniors Jennifer Hertel, (from left) Alex Edinger, Olivia Slater and Hunter Jeffs will lead Oologah this week at the 4A state tournament in Shawnee.

Ladies look for repeat state championship

[ 0 ] October 16, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah wants to add another gold ball to the trophy case. The Lady Mustangs are on a quest to bring home a 4A state softball championship for the second year in a row. This is the fourth year in a row that Oologah has qualified for the state tournament. “If [...]

Mustangs crush Cleveland

Mustangs crush Cleveland

[ 0 ] October 12, 2013

By Chris Edens Oologah dominated Cleveland 55-13 Friday at home. Quarterback Payton Craig and running back Jimmy McKinney literally ran all over the Tigers. The pair combined for 416 yards rushing. Breyden DeSpain scored on a 68 yard catch and run for Oologah’s first points. Craig had a touchdown and then McKinney went to the [...]

Ladies take district title

Ladies take district title

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor The Lady Mustangs earned a district softball championship Thursday for the fourth year in a row. The defending 4A state champs took down Catoosa in two run rule wins. The Lady Indians didn’t score a single run on the Lady Mustangs. “We played some great defense as a team during [...]

Ladies end volleyball season

Ladies end volleyball season

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor An outstanding season came to a disappointing end for the Lady Mustang volleyball team last Thursday. Oologah posted a winning 21-8 record for the first time since reviving the program. The Lady Mustangs also notched their first playoff victory Thursday. Oologah took on Metro Christian in the semi-finals of regionals. [...]

Mustangs kick Webster

Mustangs kick Webster

[ 0 ] October 4, 2013

By Chris Edens Oologah overcame early miscues in a 35-13 road win over Webster. Turnovers killed Oologah drives in the first quarter. Jimmy McKinney had a short run for his first touchdown of the night to start the second quarter. The Warriors muffed a punt return catch and Tyler Base recovered for Oologah at the [...]

Oologah hosts volleyball regional

Oologah hosts volleyball regional

[ 0 ] October 2, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor The Lady Mustang volleyball team keeps breaking through barriers this season. The Lady Mustangs have recorded their first winning season since reviving the program. Oologah’s top ten ranking earned the Lady Mustangs home court advantage in the first round of playoffs. Oologah is ranked #9 with a 20-7 record. The [...]