• By Rick Heaton Sports Editor

Verdigris 38, Dewey 13 — It was quiet before the storm. A scoreless first quarter was no indication of the impending offensive onslaught the Cardinals would about to hand to Dewey Thursday night.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSu Sports Information

LAREDO, Texas – Freshman forward Hannah Mushisky tallied two goals to lift the Rogers State women's soccer team to a 2-0 victory at Texas A&M International on Thursday night at Dustdevil Field.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

OOLOGAH — Never mind their 24-21 last-second loss to No. 1 Wagoner last Friday night — the Oologah Mustangs expects to see them again, and continued on their road to the playoffs with a 62-6 thrashing of visiting Miami Thursday night.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

Claremore High School is prepping for the Class 5A State Cross Country Championships, hoping and expecting to qualify both the girls and boys teams at Saturday’s regional meet at Oneta Ridge Middle School in Broken Arrow. The 5A girls begin running at 12 p.m., followed by the boys at approxi…

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  • By Rick Heaton Sports Editor

SKIATOOK — On 4th-and-inches from the Skiatook 7 with 32 seconds left, Claremore looked as if they would have a first down at the Bulldogs 5 yard line with a chance to take the lead on District 5A-4’s leader. Trailing 20-14, a long, clock-eating drive by Claremore put them in position for a …

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

WACO, Texas – Rogers State women's golfer Jess Whitting was named the Heartland Conference Women's Golfer of the Week announced by the Heartland Conference on Wednesday (Oct. 18). It's Whitting's first league player of the week honor in his career.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

Ninth-ranked Claremore has a chance to be tied atop District 5A-4 with a win at No. 5 Skiatook Thursday night.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – The Rogers State men's golf team finished ninth out of 15 teams at the Midwestern State Invitational on Monday and Tuesday (Oct. 17) at the Wichita Falls Country Club. RSU shot rounds of 295, 287 and 301 to total a score of 883.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

FORT SILL, Okla. – Jess Whitting finished in second place, and the Rogers State women's golf team moved up to fifth in a field of 12 teams with the second-best round in school history today (Oct. 17) in the final round of the Oklahoma Intercollegiate at Fort Sill Golf Course. The Hillcats po…

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Rogers State women's soccer team was ranked in the NCAA Division II South Central Region poll for the first time in program history as announced by the United Soccer Coaches on Tuesday (Oct. 17). The Hillcats were ranked ninth in the week seven poll.

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  • BY TED HARBIN Special to the Progress

CLAREMORE, Okla. – When good money is up for grabs, cowboys will find a way to get it.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

WACO, Texas – The Rogers State women's soccer team swept the Heartland Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week awards as Hannah Mushisky and Taylor Sargent claimed the weekly honors as announced by the Heartland Conference on Monday. Mushisky was named the league offensive player of the…

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

HENRYETTA — The Claremore Sequoyah girls and boys cross country teams each qualified for the state championship meet by finishing in the top seven at Saturday’s 4A regional in Henryetta.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE — The Rogers State women's soccer team scored two goals in the first half to upend St. Edward's, 2-1, for the first-ever victory over the Hilltoppers on Senior Day at Soldier Field on Saturday afternoon.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

WICHITA, Kan. – The Rogers State men's soccer team earned a point in the conference standings with a 0-0 draw at Newman on Saturday (Oct. 14) afternoon at Wilkins Field.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

Claremore’s cross country team will compete at the Class 5A regional meet on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Oneta Ridge Middle School (6800 E. Quincy Place) in Broken Arrow. The 5A girls begin running at noon, followed by the boys.

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  • BY DERRICK SMITH Claremore Progress Sports

CHELSEA — The Chelsea Dragons pulled out a 26-20 victory over the visiting Nowata Ironmen, despite a second half rally by the visiting team.

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  • BY JON POTTS Claremore Progress Sports

MANNFORD — The Sequoyah Eagles cruised past the Mannford Pirates 56-26 in a key district 3A-5 contest Friday night.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Freshman Hannah Mushisky scored the equalizing goal in the final minutes of regulation to earn Rogers State women's soccer a 1-1 draw against conference-leading Dallas Baptist University on Thursday night at Soldier Field.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State men's soccer team scored early on No. 3-ranked Midwestern State, but the Mustangs tallied a second-half goal to play to a 1-1 draw on Thursday at Soldier Field.

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

VERDIGRIS — There was a time when Peyton Cox was a shy introvert. The Verdigris senior avoided certain sports and situations because coaches tended to scream at athletes and he wanted to avoid the criticism. Not anymore.

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  • From Staff Reports

The Claremore Christian middle school girls cross country team won the Heartland Christian Athletic Association state championship Oct. 6 at Immanuel Christian School. The Warriors (from left) Kristin Limerick, Katelyn Fisher, Hailey McClure, Grace Partney and Emma West, finished with a team…

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

Next week, the Claremore volleyball team will look to keep up the upsetting as they will take on top-ranked Bishop McGuinness at 11:45 a.m. at the Class 5A Volleyball Championships Monday, Oct. 16 at Sand Springs.

  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

We've seen this before. The winner of the regular season matchup with No. 1 Wagoner and No. 3 Oologah will likely win the district. The loser will likely get second and will be favorites to meet for the fourth time in the Class 4A state championship game.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

TAHLEQUAH — The Claremore girls destroyed the competition at the Metro Lakes Conference cross country meet Tuesday in Tahlequah, claiming the team and individual top honors. The Claremore boys finished fifth, as Tahlequah took the top team honors.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

DALLAS — Rogers State women's golf posted one of the best final rounds today with a score of 307 to finish sixth out of 12 teams at the Dallas Baptist University Classic on Monday and Tuesday at The Golf Club of Dallas. With the first day team scores of 316 and 306, the Hillcats totaled a th…

  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

Despite losing 25-21 to Bishop Kelley last week, the Claremore High School football team had garnered enough respect to remain ranked in the top 10 in the latest prep football rankings.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State women's soccer team ended nonconference play with a 16-0 win over Manhattan Christian on Monday (Oct. 9) at Soldier Field. The 16 goals were two away from the school record and ranked second best in school history.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

DALLAS – The Rogers State women's golf team ranks ninth in a field of 12 teams after the first day of the DBU Women's Patriot Classic on Monday (Oct. 9) at The Golf Club of Dallas. The Hillcats posted a two-round team score of 622 on the 6,020-yard, par-72 course.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

VICTORIA, Kan. – The Rogers State women's cross country team finished 19th out of 20 teams at the FHSU Tiger Open on Saturday (Oct. 7) on a wet and muddy course at Sand Plum Trails in the Hillcats' final event before the conference championship in two weeks. The navy and red totaled a team s…

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

Softball season is over for all Rogers County teams. Verdigris lost in the first round of the 3A state tournament to eventual state champion Purcell, Claremore was eliminated at the Durant Regional, Inola and Sequoyah were knocked out at the Perkins-Tryon Regional, and Oologah took two tough…

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

WICHITA, Kan. – After allowing an early goal, the Rogers State women's soccer team responded with three straight goals, including two in the final 20 minutes, to pull away for a 3-1 win at Newman on Saturday (Oct. 7) afternoon at Maize High School.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Rogers State women's soccer team earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2016-17 academic year as announced by the organization on Thursday (Oct. 5). It marks the fourth time RSU has garnered the award in the program's 10-year history.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State men's soccer team got back on track with a dominating 5-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico on Saturday (Oct. 7) at Soldier Field. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Hillcats as RSU moved to 6-5-1 on the season and 3-4-1 in the Heartland Conference.

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