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The Wynnewood Savages opened up district play at home on Saturday against one of the front runners in the district, Wayne. The Bulldogs used a big second and third quarter for a 48-7 win over the host school.


The Elmore City-Pernell Badgers offense has found its groove after back-to-back wins including Friday's 42-0 win over Healdton. The Badgers have put 40-plus points on the scoreboard the last two weeks after opening the season with only 6.

The No. 8 team in Class C, the Maysville Warriors opened up district play with a bang, defeating the Fox Foxes 52-6 Friday night.

The Pauls Valley defense had played well in the first three weeks of the season. That all came to an end Friday night when the Lone Grove Longhorns blitzed PV for over 500 yards in a 47-7 district opening loss at Thompson Field.

Davry Amparano rushed for 159 yards with three touchdowns and the defense came up big all night to lead the Elmore City-Pernell Badgers to a 49-7 win over Carnegie Friday.


Pauls Valley Lady Panther Laney English broke up a no hit bid by Tecumseh's Serenity Jacoway with a bunt single in the sixth inning and later scored to end the shut out in a 16-1 loss to the Savages Monday.


For the second straight week the Pauls Valley defense came up big at the right time. Pauls Valley's Chasen Jolley picked off three Lindsay Leopard passes, two in the second half to help the Panthers to a 28-12 win over their rival.

The Garvin County rivalry between the Pauls Valley Panthers and Lindsay Leopards kicked off Friday night for the 57th time in the last 70 years.

The Pauls Valley varsity and junior high cross counrty teams competed in the East Central University Tiger Chase at the Pontotoc County Technology Center in Ada last week.

The tradition rich Christian Heritage Crusaders rumbled into Stratford Friday night and left with a 42-20 win in the Bulldogs season opener.

The Maysville Warriors improved to 2-0 on the season after a 50-0 blanking of the Central Marlow Bronchos on Friday night in a game that ended in the third quarter.

For the first time in 15 years the Pauls Valley Panthers and Davis Wolves were on the field together. In the last four meetings, neither team has scored more than 28 points and that held true Friday night as the visiting Wolves defeated the Panthers 28-7.

STRATFORD — After winning the state title in 2015, the Stratford Bulldogs moved to Class 2A and have spent the last four years in that class. The Bulldogs return to Class A this season and will face some familiar foes in District A-4.

After finishing in the Class 2A quarterfinals a year ago the Lindsay Leopards are looking for even more in 2020. The Leopards are riding a 12-year streak of making the playoffs and last year was the furtherest they have advanced since 2011 when they made it to the semifinals.

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers won fourth game in a row and their second district game holding off the Bethel Wildcats for an 11-7 win.

The Lady Panthers had to wait two weeks before stepping on the softball diamond because of a COVID-19 positive test at the school.

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The Paoli Pugs took to the gridiron Friday to scrimmage Strother and Bowlegs. Paoli had a good showing in the scrimmages against both teams. Shown is the Pug (blue helmets) offense in action against Bowlegs. 


The Elmore City-Pernell Badgers had a great scrimmage Thursday evening against 3A Bethel at Jerry Wheeler Field.


According to Executive Director David Jackson, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association took a hard look at pushing back the 2020 high school football season due to the COVID-19 pandemic but ultimately decided that and other fall sports should proceed as planned.


After winning four straight games to start the season, the Elmore City-Pernell Lady Badgers dropped four games in a row in the Red Dirt Classic at Central over the last three days. In eight games, the Lady Badgers have given up only 3.1 runs per game while scoring 6.1 runs a game.

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's inaction was the best news proponents of high school fall sports could hear following a Wednesday meeting by the group's board of directors.

The start of the 2020 season for the Pauls Valley Lady Panthers and new coach Macey Hatfield has been put on hold, for now.


The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers and Stratford Lady Bulldogs had a preseason scrimmage Tuesday evening in Stratford. Both the Junior High and Varsity teams each played several innings gaining valuable time of the field before the season opens on August 10. Here are some action from both scrimmages.

Four Garvin County prep players got one last chance to shine on the high school gridiron at the 2020 8-man All Star Game on Saturday. Paoli's Carson Bryant and Ian Dunseath along with Maysville's Seth Jensen and Gunner Aprill were among the 80 players that participated in the game at NEO A&a…

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David E. Wall passed peacefully of natural causes on September 9 of natural causes. He attended Pauls Valley High School where he earned his varsity letter in raising hell and graduated in 1960.

Barbara Hagist of Pauls Valley passed away September 24, 2020.