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Mustang sophomore Gunter Pearson races up field for a touchdown in Oologah's 43-7 road win over Cascia Hall last Friday. Pearson is the second leading tackler in 4A.

Mustangs top stats

[ 0 ] October 14, 2015

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Five Mustang football players are leading 4A in stats midway through the season. Junior quarterback Casey Base is the leading passer in 4A. He’s completed 45 of 88 passes for 1,482 yards and 13 touchdowns. Senior Breyden DeSpain is the leading receiver in 4A. He’s made 22 catches for [...]

Oologah crushes Commandos

Oologah crushes Commandos

[ 1 ] October 10, 2015

Oologah rolled into Cascia Hall Friday night and rolled over the Commandos 43-7. Jimmy McKinney and Brock Martin were back from injuries and back on defense and the Mustangs took advantage of turnovers. After a big pass play from Casey Base to Breyden DeSpain, McKinney had a short touchdown run. A bad snap on a [...]

Ladies win district title

Ladies win district title

[ 0 ] October 8, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Oologah won the district championship in softball after beating Claremore-Sequoyah last Thursday in two straight games. “It’s awesome to be district champs and I’m really proud of the girls,” Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman said. “This team has battled a lot of adversity through the season and we found a [...]

Miami falls to Oologah

Miami falls to Oologah

[ 0 ] October 3, 2015

By Chris Edens Oologah’s game Friday night came down to the final drive. The Mustangs held on for the 32-25 win. Senior Logan Armstrong was on the field for almost every play of the game and he was the leading receiver and the second leading rusher. Miami got on the board first and then Oologah [...]

Courtesy Donna Parrett

Softball, drama and football on Thursday and Friday

[ 0 ] October 1, 2015

The Mustangs lost to defending state champions Wagoner last week, 56-30. The football team hosts Miami at 7:30 pm Friday. The Lady Mustangs softball team hosts Claremore Sequoyah at 5 pm tonight in district playoff double-header. The series is two-of-of-three. If neither team sweeps tonight, they will play again tomorrow. Drama students perform “Midsummer Night’s [...]

Cinderella moment

Cinderella moment

[ 0 ] September 24, 2015

Logan Armstrong crowns Kylee Evers homecoming queen during half-time of the Mustangs match up with Glenpool. Leader photos by Chris Edens      

Mustangs stumble at Skiatook

Mustangs stumble at Skiatook

[ 0 ] September 11, 2015

By Chris Edens Oologah fell 16-13 to Skiatook Friday after a late score from the Bulldogs. Skiatook made a field goal on the opening drive. Oologah took the lead four minutes later. Jimmy McKinney had a one yard touchdown run to cap a penalty filled possession. The Bulldogs scored on a 99 yard pass play [...]

Mustangs win opener

Mustangs win opener

[ 0 ] September 4, 2015

By Chris Edens, Sports Editor Oologah held on for a 30-24 win over 5A Collinsville Thursday night in the season opener. The Mustangs took the lead on a 51-yard pass play from Casey Base to Breyden DeSpain. The Cardinals tied it up after recovering a fumble deep in Oologah territory. Ethan Clark made a 33-yard field [...]

Football seniors are ready for action

Mustangs ready for kickoff

[ 0 ] August 26, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Mustangs are ready to shine under the Friday night lights. Oologah head football coach Brandon Craig said his team has been working hard in preseason practices. Craig said one group that’s made great strides is the offensive line. All five offensive linemen were first year starters last season. Craig [...]

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Evers’s win sets national record, puts him back in Angler of the Year race

[ 0 ] August 5, 2015

By BRYAN BRASHER, Talala pro Edwin Evers has gone from rough waters to being on top of the bass fishing world. Confidence means a lot to a tournament bass fisherman, and Evers said his was sagging a bit after a couple of tough events earlier this year. A win last month at BASSfest made [...]