By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Four Mustang tennis players competed at state last weekend in Oklahoma City and Mark Ingram and Jacob Taylor took seventh in doubles. Ingram and Taylor won three matches and lost two in #2 Doubles. The pair beat Riverfield 6-4, 7-6 in the first round and then lost to Byng in the [...]
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By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah School Board members approved a price increase for school lunches at Monday night’s meeting. Lunches in the elementary buildings went up 40 cents and will now cost $2.50. Lunch at the middle school and high school will now cost students $2.60, an increase of 25 cents. Assistant superintendent Jerry [...]
BULLETIN 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 8–Oologah-Talala Superintendent Rob Armstrong tonight confirmed that server problems involving testing contractor CBT/McGraw Hill today again distrupted standardized tests for district students. “It has reared its ugly head again. It is the same thing that happened last week,” he said. “it was just as difficult as last week.” It was [...]
By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah students have been unable to complete state mandated online testing after the testing company’s servers crashed for the second day in a row Tuesday. The problem with the testing company, CTB/McGraw-Hill’s servers has apparently affected school districts statewide. Oologah Superintendent Rob Armstrong said testing was halted Monday because of [...]
Oologah took out Stillwell Tuesday night 5-0 in 4A soccer playoffs. Shawn Worley and Kolton Kitterman had two goals each for the Mustangs and Josh Snook scored Oologah’s final goal. The Mustangs will now face #1 Poteau at Oologah at 7 p.m. Friday night.
By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah swept Inola last Thursday to win a district baseball title for the fourth year in a row. The Mustangs shutout the Longhorns in the first two games of the best out of three series. Oologah is ranked #9 with a 26-9 record. “Obviously it’s good anytime you can win [...]
By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Nine Oologah athletes punched tickets to the state track meet after outstanding performances at the Oologah regional Saturday. “We had three first place finishers and three second place finishers so it was a great meet for us,” said Oologah boys coach Austin Upky. “I couldn’t have a better group of [...]
By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah drama students will perform “Postlude: A Play for the Moment” on Friday as their annual spring production. The play by Jerome McDonough is set in a world destroyed by nuclear and biological warfare. Oologah has presented McDonough’s plays before. Drama coach Jennifer Denslow said his plays are always intense [...]
All four finalists in the VVEC Youth Tour essay writing contest wereOologahHigh Schoolstudents for the second year in a row. Chance Fletcher (from left) and Kiersten Stapleton won all expense paid trips toWashington,D.C.and Ethan Williams and Travis Kepler won $500 scholarships. The students read their essays at a VVEC banquet April 4.
By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Top-ranked teams in 4A baseball ran into a roadblock last week–the Oologah Mustangs. Oologah took down #1 Catoosa at home and picked up road wins over #2 Berryhill and #3Piedmont. The Mustangs are now 24-9. Oologah moved to #9 in the rankings after impressive wins over the top teams in [...]