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Tag: "Oologah-Talala Schools"

Senior Jayci Wang fields a grounder at third last week in the Lady Mustangs match up with Claremore-Sequoyah. Oologah lost 7-2 after a late rally from the Lady Eagles.

Ladies get three wins on diamond

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs went 3-2 in softball with losses to Claremore-Sequoyah and Lincoln Christian and wins over Glenpool and Keys last week and a win over Cleveland Monday night. “We’re playing better. We had our best game offensively against Cleveland,” Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman said. “We’re starting to [...]

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 [...]

Ramsey named top teacher

Ramsey named top teacher

[ 1 ] May 29, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Kindergarten teacher Georgia Ramsey has been chosen as the Oologah Teacher of the Year. Ramsey was shocked and excited when she got the news last week. Lower elementary principal Crysti York made the announcement over the school intercom and Ramsey said her students went berserk. “I was very humbled they [...]

Members of the Oologah Class of 2014 get ready to line up and enter Mustang Stadium Saturday night to receive their diplomas.

Oologah graduation packs Mustang Stadium

[ 0 ] May 21, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor A packed house at Mustang Stadium cheered on 141 Oologah graduates Saturday night. The Class of 2014 filed into the stadium as the band played the traditional Pomp and Circumstance. High school principal Robert Schornick led the seniors in one last chant of Mustang Magic. “Good luck and good [...]

Oologah High School Principal Robert Schornick hangs from the wall last week under a massive amount of duct tape. Students were involved in fundraisers as a community service project for a local family in need for national leadership week. At the end of the week, students bought a strip of duct tape for 50 cents and taped Schornick to the wall.

Caught on tape

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014
Oologah speech and debate students April Palmer, (from left) Beth Clark and Kierstin Stapleton (not pictured) have received the State Superintendent's Award for Arts Excellence in Theater for their outstanding performances in their senior year.

Honoring the arts

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014
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 [...]

Oologah Upper Elementary Principal Amy Oglesbee and third grader Nick Hagen play air guitar next to a sign encouraging students to “Rock the Test” Monday. Oologah students from third to twelfth grades will be taking high stakes tests from April 14 to May 15.

Tests never end, never start

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Testing, testing, testing.. Oologah students facing a slew of high stakes tests ran into problems this week with the state’s online testing company. Problems with CTB/McGraw Hill’s servers disrupted state mandated testing Monday. Districts across the state reported problems with students unable to log into the testing site and [...]

O-T board accepts superintendent’s resignation

O-T board accepts superintendent’s resignation

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Superintendent Rob Armstrong’s resignation agreement was accepted by the Oologah School Board Monday night. The board did not renew Armstrong’s three year contract at their March 10 meeting. Board president Don Tice said it was a “voluntary resignation.” Armstrong’s contract ends June 30. Armstrong was the Executive Director of Secondary [...]