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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 [...]

Mustangs fall to Douglass in quarterfinals

Mustangs fall to Douglass in quarterfinals

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah’s Cinderella season came to a heart breaking end Saturday afternoon. An OKC Douglass touchdown in the final minute sealed the Mustangs fate in a 29-25 loss in the 4A quarterfinals. Douglass #3 advanced to the semi-finals and a match up with Poteau. Oologah finished the season ranked #6 with [...]

Oologah girls grab All State double

Oologah girls grab All State double

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Two Oologah softball players have carried on anAllStatefamily tradition. Seniors Alex Edinger and Hunter Jeffs have been selected for the Middle East All State Softball Team. Edinger was selected as a utility player/third base and Jeffs was chosen as a pitcher. Both of girl’s mother’s wereAllStatesoftball players from Oologah. Kim [...]

Oologah Pre-K student Lane Underwood and his parents Tammy and Kevin Underwood smile for a picture at the lower elementary Thanksgiving lunch last Thursday.

First graders offer turkey tips

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but first we have the season to be stuffed. Not you, the turkey. And ‘tis the season where you can’t get away from “experts” telling you how to cook the perfect turkey for the holiday feast. Some of our first grade students have come up with truly unique ways [...]

Mustangs knock out Sallisaw, gallop to quarterfinals

Mustangs knock out Sallisaw, gallop to quarterfinals

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah outshined the Black Diamonds Friday night and advanced to the 4A football quarterfinals. Oologah #8 took down #6 Sallisaw 28-17 at Mustang Stadium in the first round of the playoffs. The Mustangs grabbed the momentum with a touchdown just before half and an interception to start the third. The [...]

Homecoming brings Thanksgiving early

Homecoming brings Thanksgiving early

[ 2 ] November 20, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Some moms will pack a surprise in their children’s lunch. A lunch surprise Monday for two Oologah third graders was way too big for a lunch box. Twin brothers, Bryson and Matt McGuire were eating in the cafeteria when their father, Senior Master Sgt. Jeff McGuire walked up behind them. [...]

Mustangs upset Catoosa 24-21, hosting Sallisaw Friday

Mustangs upset Catoosa 24-21, hosting Sallisaw Friday

[ 0 ] November 13, 2013

By Chris Edens City Editor Oologah will host Sallisaw this Friday in first round playoff action. The Mustangs are 7-3 and 6-1 in district play and moved into the rankings this week at #8. Sallisaw is 8-2 and 6-1 in district. The Black Diamonds are ranked #6 and they beat #9 Ft. Gibson last week [...]

Oologah freshmen Drake Barnes goes horizontal and flies into a Wardog receiver for a tackle last Friday night at Miami. The Mustangs went on the road and took down Miami 42-7.

Mustangs kick Miami, ready for showdown with Catoosa

[ 0 ] November 6, 2013

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah rolled overMiami42-7 on the road last week to set up a big district contest Friday with Catoosa. The Mustangs had a 35-0 lead at half. The Oologah defense heldMiamito just 46 yards rushing. “It’s great to get a win on the road and dominate someone at their own place,” [...]