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Kaydance Battles and Devin Lynes (left) and Renn and Hannah Christiansen  charge towards each other and fire away in an energetic snowball fight Monday afternoon at Harbour Creek. Oologah students were out of school after a brutal winter storm brought snow, ice and freezing temperatures to the area.

Snow cancels classes again

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Winter is reeking havoc on the Oologah school calendar. Superintendent Rob Armstrong is struggling with the same question many school leaders in Oklahoma are asking. How to make up an abundance of snow days this school year? Oologah has had nine snow days after classes were canceled Monday and [...]

Mustangs hope for playoff magic

Mustangs hope for playoff magic

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Mustangs stayed alive last weekend in the hunt for a state basketball championship. Oologah advanced out of the regional with a win over Tulsa Webster and a loss to McLain. The Mustangs are 20-5 and ranked #16 in 4A. Oologah 67-Webster 61 The Mustangs fell behind early against the [...]

Martin brothers both vie for 3rd place at State Wrestling

Martin brothers both vie for 3rd place at State Wrestling

[ 0 ] February 26, 2014

Update: (Saturday) Both Brock and Cole Martin advanced to the 3rd place match at the state wrestling tournament. Good luck, Mustangs! Mustang wrestlers make state By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Two Mustang wrestlers made it out of regionals last weekend and qualified for state. Freshmen Brock Martin took second at 170 pounds at the Bristow [...]

Fletcher earns Academic All State

Fletcher earns Academic All State

[ 0 ] February 26, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah has an Academic All Stater for the second year in a row. Chance Fletcher has been named one of the top 100 graduating seniors in the state. Fletcher earned the prestigious Academic All State honor from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. OFE Chairman David Boren has called the selection [...]

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 [...]

Robert Powell, new school board member

McGlothlin ends tenure on O-T board

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah School Board President Lorrie McGlothlin laid down her gavel after last night’s meeting. After serving two, five year terms on the board, McGlothlin did not run for re-election. She served three terms as board president. McGlothlin said it was bitter sweet chairing her last meeting. “I’ll miss all the [...]

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 [...]