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Foyil looks to get Crane first coaching victory
The Foyil Panthers continue to strife toward accomplishing their first goal ... getting that first win of the season.
In the first two games under first-year head coach Otis Crane, the Panthers are 0-2 with losses to Ketchum (33-15) and Chelsea (36-18).
Chelsea tangles with Salina in non-district
Chelsea entertains a potent Salina Wildcats team tonight that’s fresh off a huge shutout win over Inola.
Last Friday night, the Wildcats rolled past Inola, 28-0 in their home opener. The common interest with that result, though, is Inola shutout Chelsea, 36-0 in Week 1.
HOME OPENER: Oologah battles Collinsville
Home, sweet, home.
The Oologah Mustangs have spent the first two weeks of the young football season on the road — with a 1-1 record to show for it.
Heading into Week 3, Oologah finally gets to play in a friendly environment — Mustang Stadium — against their Highway 169 rival — the Collinsville Cardinals.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Verdigris searches for first win
Two weeks into the season and the Verdigris Cardinals find themselves in unfamiliar territory.
The Cardinals are 0-2 on the season under first-year head coach Tony Daniels.
Heading into Week 3, the Cardinals aim to get Daniels’ his first coaching victory on the road tonight at Perkins-Tryon.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
ROGERS COUNTY BATTLE: Sequoyah soars into Inola
Claremore Sequoyah and Inola are two Rogers County rivals that are anxious to get back in the win column.
Heading into this Week 3 showdown, the unfortunate thing is one of these teams will get handed their second loss of the season.
5A Showdown: No. 7 Claremore faces tough road test at No. 3 McAlester
A year ago, Claremore’s 21-20 overtime win over McAlester proved to be the stepping stone toward the Zebras’ Class 5A playoff run.
Head coach Rob Gilbreath called that victory a big ‘momentum’ builder going into District 5A-4 play, where Claremore finished 6-1 overall.
Going into tonight’s showdown — the first road game of the season — Gilbreath reiterated to his team that No. 3 McAlester is ‘really good’ and can ‘light up’ the scoreboard.
Zebras smash Miami
Slippery, shaky and smooth ... Claremore running back Derrick Reliford is one tough ‘Zebra’ to bring down.
Reliford re-energized the Claremore running attack with 164 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the Zebras’ 42-19 win over the Miami Wardogs Friday night in a non-conference battle at Lantow Field.
Salina blanks Inola, 28-0
Kyle Fowler’s Salina Wildcat football squad improved to 1-1 on the year, shutting out Inola 28-0 in the Wildcats' home debut Friday.
The Wildcats piled up 411 rushing yards on the hapless Longhorns, led by quarterback Cale Backward and running back Bret Fite.
Catoosa edges Collinsville, 21-14
The Catoosa Indians notched their first win of the season with a 21-14 victory over the Collinsville Cardinals.
Collinsville took the 7-0 lead in the first quarter, but Catoosa answered in the second quarter with Hunter Harrison’s 2-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7-7.
Wagoner’s Evitt spoils Pryor’s home opener
Much like Tiger Stadium, the Pryor football team is still under construction toward becoming a contender. Class 4A's No. 2 Wagoner proved as much Friday, spoiling the Tigers' home opener, 35-13, behind 264 yards and three touchdowns from senior running back Lawrence Evitt.
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