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Navajo Wins district

Navajo battled back through the losers’ bracket beating Fletcher twice to win district. Curtis Goodson was big on the hill gaining his 7th win and staying undefeated. He also added a 2-3 game at bat with 2 runs scored. Prince Silva was 3-3 and Dakota McGrory had the walk-off single to win it.Navajo turned around and dropped a 2-1 game to Fletcher in 8 innings. “We gave this game away. We had many chances to win but we didn’t execute things to win,” said head...

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Altus Track Booster Club holding Intermediate/Elementary Meet

The Altus Track Booster Club will be hosting 6th grade and below Intermediate/Elementary 1600 Cross Country Meet on Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will be held on the north side of Western Oklahoma State College.The Altus Track Boosters are trying to raise funds to help support the Women’s and Men’s track programs in Altus. The Women’s program has been one of the most successful programs in Altus over the last 12 years winning 10 Regional titles, 2 Regional Runner-u...

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AHS over El Reno 43-8

AHS took care of business as expected Friday in El Reno 43-8. The Bulldogs now sit a 3-1 on the year and take a 1-0 advantage in district standings.Turnovers dampened El Reno’s homecoming. TJ McGill and Jayden Benway had 2 rushing scores and Hunter Cleveland added a 12 yard scamper to give the Bulldogs 5 rushing touchdowns on the night. The other time the Bulldogs reached the end zone was Benway’s toss to Aaron Rogers for a 26 yard score.Altus allowed only an...

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Friday night scores from across the state

PREP FOOTBALLAda 35, Glenpool 7Adair 63, Salina 21Afton 48, Wyandotte 40Alex 45, Macomb 0Allen 57, Bray-Doyle 12Altus 43, El Reno 8Anadarko 41, Elk City 0Apache 59, Mangum 12Ardmore 63, Del City 26Beaver 50, Burns Flat-Dill City 6Beggs 28, Hilldale 14Berryhill 42, Sequoyah-Claremore 14Bethany 42, Meeker 0Bixby 47, Claremore 6Black...

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AHS girls win 3rd Straight, boys finish 2nd.

AHS girls ran cross Walter’s country on Tuesday to claim their 3rd consecutive team win. Alan Ortiz captured his 3rd straight individual win helping the boys team get 2nd place. The AJH girls and boys teams both finished 4th.RESULTS*denotes runners that medaled5K1. Alan Ortiz 17.50*15. Ryan Oden 21.08*16. Jessie Benitez 21.17*17. Josh Baker18. Steven Dwyer20. Caleb Vandezel27. J...

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Bulldogs at El Reno for district opener

The Altus Bulldogs travel to El Reno to battle the Indians today. This is the first district clash for AHS and very well should be their first district win. I usually wouldn’t provide bulletin board material for an opponent. However, when the game ends this evening, the Bulldogs will hopefully be injury free and sitting with a 3-1 overall record and 1-0 in league play.El Reno should pose little trouble for a Bulldog team fresh off a winning 20-19 nail-biter last Friday night ...

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Pioneers Hard at Work

I caught up with Kurt Russell, WOSC’s baseball coach, as he threw batting practice yesterday. This is the most appealing part of this job as a sportswriter. I am a baseball guy. I have my father to blame for that. I hope he accepts responsibility for it as easy as I accuse him of it.The Pioneer baseball story will be a prominent fixture in this part of the paper going forward. It’s local sports and very close to me personally. I was a Pioneer. I took the mound in my #34...

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AHS girls win last two

There must be something in the limited Altus water supply because this town is producing some distance runners at a faster rate than most other towns. The AHS Cross Country runners have come home with two straight team wins for the girls and a runner-up along with a win for the boys. Results from the Elgin and Cameron meets are below. Today, the runners are traversing the Cache hosted meet.ELGIN 9/16/14Team Scores Boys 2nd place - 79 pts. Girls 1St place - 22 pts.Boys -5...

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Girls basketball signups set

Those girls wanting to play youth basketball must sign up by next Thursday, Oct. 2, by 5 p.m., at the Altus recreation gym.The coaches meeting for the girl’s youth season will be held the next day, Friday, Oct. 3. The time for the meeting is not set at this time.

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Lady Bulldogs place 3rd at Sayre

The Lady Bulldogs won two of three games in the Sayre tournament to claim 3rd place over the weekend. Tessa Duncan walked only one and struckout 5 to gain the 2-0 victory on the mound.In the second game, Clinton rallied in the bottom of the last inning to defeat the Bulldogs 4-3. Summer Sturdevant had 2 hits to lead the Lady Bulldogs.In the 3rd place game, Sturdevant and Taylor Warrington led the hitting with two hits each.On Monday, the Lady Bulldogs traveled...

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AHS cheerleaders bound for state

The AHS cheerleaders placed 3rd at regionals in Chickasha on Saturday, September 20.The girls will compete for the State Cheer Competition this Saturday, September 27 at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman.“We are so proud of the hard work and dedication these girls continue to put in,” said Candace McMahan, AHS Cheer Coach. “This is very exciting for all of us. To see how hard these girls work and how well they pull together as a team is great. Now, getting t...

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