Oologah will host the Regional 4A basketball tournament on Thursday through Saturday (God willing and the gas don’t leak). The Ladies defeated Catoosa 53-39 at the District level on Friday. The boys led 26-20 at halftime but fell behind in the final quarter, losing 60-44.
Two of our Senior Basketball players have been honored as one of the top 16 Outside Players in the Tulsa World. Below are links to Vote for them. This is a great honor for both, so please go vote!! Breyden DeSpain http://www.tulsaworld.com/sportsextra/all-world-vote-now-for-mr-outside/html_8ff3a1bb-2182-528b-841d-1a3ac0e164b7.html Grace Garrison http://www.tulsaworld.com/sportsextra/all-world-vote-now-for-ms-outside/html_526a3e9b-cf74-5412-89f1-9f0cf8b27a65.html FYI, the two will be crowned basketball homecoming king and [...]
The Lady Mustangs advanced all the way to the Oologah Tournament finals before losing to the Ft. Gibson Lady Tigers 64-51. The Lady Tigers are the top-ranked 4A girls team. The Ladies beat Claremore Sequoyah 59-46 and Cascia Hall 56-42. Grace Garrison led the tournament with 68 total points, bringing home the medal for individual [...]
Mustang running back and linebacker Jimmy McKinney has earned a spot on three All State teams. The Oologah senior has been named to Oklahoma All State teams by USA Today, the Tulsa World and The Oklahoman. The Oklahoman honor makes McKinney eligible for a Jim Thorpe scholarship from The Oklahoman and the Oklahoma Sports Hall [...]
By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Oologah Mustangs have continued to pile up honors even after football season is over. Six Oologah seniors were selected to 4A-3 All District Team and Oologah also earned the OSSAA Academic Achievement Award for having a 3.44 overall team GPA. The Mustangs play in one of the toughest districts [...]
This week (Dec. 10) the Leader covers the gut-wrenching battle between two great football teams for the gold ball. Next week (Dec. 17), we will celebrate the totally awesome team and season with a special 2015 Mustang Football retrospective section. If you’d like to congratulate the team or an individual player on the great accomplishments, [...]
By Chris Edens Oologah came up one point short in the 4A championship game Friday night. The Mustangs earned the Silver Ball for the second year in a row. Oologah fell 15-14 to Wagoner in a game that came down to the final play. The Mustangs scored on their first drive. Jimmy McKinney converted on [...]
By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor It’s a repeat of the dog and pony show. The Oologah Mustangs will take on the Wagoner Bulldogs for the 4A state championship for the second year in a row.The game will be played at 7 p.m. at Owasso. Wagoner beat Oologah 45-21 last year in the title game. The [...]
The Mustangs have had their eyes focused on the state championship all season. Any comments?
By Chris Edens, Sports Editor Oologah will play for a gold ball after beating Poteau 29-7 in the semifinals. The Mustangs got off to another slow start. The Pirates took the lead on a interception midway through the second quarter. Oologah started at the Poteau 32 after Stephen Long picked off a pass. Casey Base [...]