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TAHLEQUAH — It was “Pinfest 2017” Thursday night at Tahlequah High School, as the Claremore wrestlers and the Tigers met up for a Class 5A dual.

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FORT SMITH, Ark. – No. 22-ranked Texas A&M-Commerce used two big runs in the first half to build a 20-point halftime advantage and went on to defeat the Rogers State men's basketball team by a score of 74-60 on Friday (Dec. 15) at the Stubblefield Center on the first day of the UAFS Holi…

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ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Rogers State women's basketball's road woes continued with a 69-54 loss at Ouachita Baptist on Friday (Dec. 15) afternoon at Bill Vining Arena. With the loss, the Hillcats fell to 4-7 on the season and 0-5 on the road, while the Tigers won their fifth straight and moved to 6-3.

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PITTSBURG, Kan. – Rogers State track & field started the indoor season at the Crimson & Gold Invitational on Saturday (Dec. 9) at the Robert W. Plaster Center with both the men's and women's teams finding early success to open the 2018 campaign.

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It was a busy Tuesday night in Rogers County for high school basketball, as seven schools were in action on the courts. Inola swept Berryhill Tuesday to even their record to 3-3 on the season.

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Rick Grayson, PGA Professional, has been part of Springfield’s golf scene since 1976, including 30 years as a Professional Golf Association (PGA) head professional. He has worked the past 17 years at Rivercut Golf Course following a combined 12 years at Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course a…

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ADA, Okla. – East Central used a big third period to upend the Rogers State women's basketball team, 59-52, on Tuesday (Dec. 12) at the Kerr Activities Center.

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CLAREMORE — Kearanie Johnson, Claremore’s sweet little innocent 113-pound girl wrestler that wouldn’t hurt a fly, is at least hurting some pride deep within her wrestling opponents.

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Claremore’s baseball district for the next two spring seasons will look like this — Booker T. Washington, Coweta, Hale, Memorial, Pryor, Tahlequah and Skiatook.

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The Claremore High School wrestling team is off to a good start to the season, and with success comes accolades — the young Zebras are ranked No. 6 in both the dual and tournament state rankings for Class 5A.

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PERRY — Five Catoosa wrestlers and two Claremore wrestlers placed at one of the toughest wrestling tournaments in the region — the Perry Tournament of Champions this past weekend.

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TULSA — The Claremore Lady Zebras got an up-close example of Class 6A-style as they suffered a 54-37 defeat to Jenks Saturday afternoon at the Bishop Kelley Invitational basketball tournament.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State women's basketball team ended a four-game losing streak with a 66-59 victory over Southeastern Oklahoma State on Saturday (Dec. 9) at the Claremore Expo Center.

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TULSA – Judging by the first two weeks Claremore girls’ new basketball coach Whitney Jones may decide Fridays are the best days for her team to play. Winning a pair of outings by a combined total of 86 points has that effect.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rogers State's Ellis Ashworth and Jake Simpson were named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men's Scholar All-West Region Team announced on Thursday by the United Soccer Coaches.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rogers State's Lexi Ellingsen was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's Scholar All-West Region Second Team as announced by the United Soccer Coaches on Friday (Dec. 8).

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HASKELL — The Catoosa girls were literally better than Okay in the opening round of the J.T. Dixon Memorial Basketball Tournament in Haskell Thursday, winning 65-31.

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TULSA — The Claremore girls were hungry to stay undefeated to start to the season. Ironically, tipping off at Bishop Kelley High School right after the school’s lunch was served down the hall apparently didn’t settle well in their stomach in a 34-29 loss to the host school in the first round…

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TULSA — Tulsa Edison knew who “the man” was for Claremore. Still, they couldn’t do much to stop the Zebras 6-foot-7 silky smooth Layton Hartloff Thursday in the first round of the Bishop Kelley Invitational in Tulsa.

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Senior quarterback Noah Grimett led a pack of 15 Claremore football players on the 2017 All-District 5A-4 squad.

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

JUSTUS — Behind the play of senior Mitch Easterling and junior Mason Mullins, Claremore Christian finally played a complete game and pounded Bradford Christian 74-48 in high school basketball Tuesday night at Dunaway

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State Director of Athletics Chris Ratcliff announced head women's soccer coach Scott Parkinson has resigned as the RSU women's soccer coach to take a coaching position at the professional level in the National Women's Soccer League.

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INOLA — Fans of the Inola Longhorns and the Holland Hall Dutch got their money's worth in opening round action of the Jerry Oquin Tournament Tuesday.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State women's basketball team led by as many as 12 points in the first half, but faded late in a 74-65 loss to Southwest Baptist on Saturday (Dec. 2) at the Claremore Expo Center.

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

INOLA — It was just like old times for coach Clyde Barkley and the Inola Longhorns. The Horns were superior in every phase of the game and rip-snorted to a 71-44 Verdigris Valley Conference victory over Vinita Friday night at Inola Indoor Sports Arena.

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CLAREMORE — The 2017-18 first home date of the Claremore High School basketball season came off with flying success as the Zebras and Lady Zebras each rolled past Glenpool Friday night.

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FORT SMITH, Ark. – Baron Smith Jr. scored 38 points, but the Rogers State men's basketball team came up short in a 73-69 loss at No. 22-ranked UA Fort Smith on Thursday (Nov. 30) at Stubblefield Center in the Heartland Conference opener.

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FORT SMITH, Ark. – UA Fort Smith used an early fourth period run to pull away from the Hillcats for a 72-58 victory over the Rogers State women's basketball team on Thursday (Nov. 30) at the Stubblefield Center in the Heartland Conference opener for both teams.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State women's golf head coach Whitney Hocutt announced the signing of Raquel Flores during the early fall signing period. Flores will join the RSU women's golf program as a freshman in the 2018-19 season.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State baseball head coach Chris Klimas announced the signing of three student-athletes during the early signing period to the 2018 baseball class. CJ Edwards, Ethan Rivera and Justin Thornhill inked letters of intent to play for the RSU baseball program starting in …

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State women's soccer totaled five Hillcats on the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II All-South Central Region Team as announced by the United Soccer Coaches on Monday (Nov. 27).

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