Claremore Daily Progress


July 20, 2012

Inola announces 2012 football schedule

INOLA — A brand-new football coach has Inola fans optimistic that 2012 could be the year the Longhorns return to the playoffs.

The Longhorns open the season with Brian Tinker taking over for Lynn Cutshaw, who retired at the end of the 2011-12 school year.

Tinker comes to Inola from Liberty, and will be looking to steer the ‘Horns in a positive direction following a 2-8 finish last season. Inola defeated Salina, 22-6, and Westville, 47-7, for its only two wins in 2011.

Coming into fall workouts, Tinker will be expected to change the Longhorns philosophy and winning attitude as the season opens on Aug. 30 at Chelsea.

Inola’s first home game will take place on Sept. 7 against Salina, followed by road trips to Claremore Sequoyah on Sept. 14 and Okmulgee on Sept. 21.

Homecoming is set for Sept. 28 against Hilldale.

At the mid-season stretch, the Longhorns have home dates against Beggs on Oct. 5 and Victory Christian on Oct. 12. On Oct. 18, the Longhorns travel to Morris and then battle Henryetta on the road a week later on Oct. 25.

Senior Night is set for Nov. 1 at home against Kellyville.

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