For the third straight week, the Pauls Valley Panthers have played extremely well in the first half of a 3A-2 district football game. For the third straight week, Pauls Valley couldn't get it going in the second half this time falling to Bethel 25-21 in a homecoming heartbreaker.

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The Wynnewood Savages ran into a buzzsaw Friday night as the continued play in District A-7 action. The No. 4 team in Class A invaded Savage Stadium and walked away with a 50-9 win over Wynnewood.

The Elmore City-Pernell Badgers ended a two-game skid on Friday night as they defeated Rush Springs 33-0, their first win over the Redskins since 2010.

On a night when the Stratford Bulldog offense couldn't sustain a drive, the Bulldogs defense came up big with two touchdowns in a 2A-7 battle at Lexington. Lexington scored 20 straight points in the middle of the game and held off Stratford late for a 20-16 win.

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Senior quarterback TJ Grove had 566 yards in total offense with 6 touchdowns to lead the Wynnewood Savages to a 43-26 win over Allen in A-7 district play.

It was a tale of two halves for the Pauls Valley Panthers and Marlow Outlaws. Pauls Valley played a great first half and Marlow countered with a great second half in a 28-7 win over the Panthers.

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The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers and Velma-Alma Junior High Cross Country teams battled for the top two spots at the Rock Creek Invitational in Sulphur on Monday. The two teams had eight of the top 10 finishers in the meet but Velma edged out Pauls Valley for the team title with 38 points whil…

The Stratford Bulldogs bounced back from last week's 2A-7 district loss to Community Christian with a 47-14 district win over Crooked Oak.

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers finished their season on the diamond with a bang as Jaycee Green delivered a two-out walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth for a 3-2 win over Bethany Thursday.

Oklahoma Baptist University hosted a cross country state preview at the Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech in Shawnee on Thursday. Junior High and varsity schools from all over the state in each class participated in the day long event.

Oklahoma Baptist University hosted a cross country state preview at the Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech in Shawnee on Thursday. Junior High and varsity schools from all over the state in each class participated in the day long event.

The Pauls Valley Panthers played well for three quarters of Friday's District 3A-2 opener with Lone Grove. A 26-point explosion by the Longhorns in the third quarter spelled doom for Pauls Valley in a 54-21 loss.

Turnovers and penalties hurt Elmore City-Pernell Friday night in a District A-4 match-up with Dibble. The Demons took advantage of those turnovers escaping with a 29-23 win over the Badgers in front of a packed house at Wheeler Field.

Stratford got off to a great start scoring on their first possession of the game on a Payton Wood 1-yard plunge. It was all Community Christian after that as they scored 34 straight points in a 34-6 win over the Bulldogs.“We struggled to get anything going tonight on offense,” head coach Mic…

For the first time this season, the Maysville Warriors had to play a complete game. The Warriors beat Corn Bible in their district C-2 opener defeating the Crusaders 62-34.

In the battle of the Bulldogs at Stratford, the visiting Wayne Bulldogs and the host Stratford Bulldogs made it 5 minutes into the second half before weather cancelled their game. 

For the first time since 2011 the Elmore City-Pernell Badgers have started the football season 3-0 after a 27-0 shut-out of Marietta. The Badgers started 4-0 that season and 5-0 in 2010.

The No. 5 team in Class 2A flexed its muscle in Pauls Valley Friday night. The Jones Longhorns used a balanced attack en route to 466 total yards and a 42-7 win over Pauls Valley.

The Stratford Bulldogs rallied in the second half and had a chance to defeat Allen in the final minute of Friday's contest. A turnover deep in Allen territory ended the rally two points short in a 34-32 loss.

The Wynnewood Savages jumped out early in Frederick but couldn't hold off a late rally by the Bombers losing a 32-20 non-district battle.

The news of T. Boone Pickens’ passing Wednesday afternoon brought about a lot of reaction from the Oklahoma State athletic community, expressing their thoughts on one of the most influential figures in creating an athletic village on the campus.

Elmore City-Pernell and Wynnewood combined for nearly 800 yards in offense as Badgers defeated the Savages 57-38 in a shoot-out at Savage Stadium in Wynnewood.

The call is out for any Pauls Valley businesses that would like to be a part of the broadcasts for Panther football and basketball games.

The East Central University football team will start the 2019 season playing on Norris Field at Koi Ishto Stadium when the Tigers host Northwestern Oklahoma State at 6 p.m. tonight.

A quick start by the Lindsay Leopards put the Pauls Valley Panthers into a hole they couldn't get out of in the rivals season opener on Friday. Lindsay jumped out to a 20-0 lead over Pauls Valley scoring on three of its first four possessions and cruising to a 41-14 win.

In his return to football, junior Ty Wilmot finished with 216 yards and four touchdowns to help lead the Maysville Warriors to a 52-0 win over the Bray-Doyle Donkeys.

The Elmore City-Pernell Badgers opened up the 2019 season with a 27-0 shut out of Wayne Friday night at Wheeler field.

After missing the playoffs for a second year in a row, the Stratford Bulldogs have an uphill battle in one of the toughest districts in Class 2A if they want to return to the playoffs.

Lindsay scored on its first four possessions to grab a 27-6 lead and then cruised to a 41-14 win over rival Pauls Valley Friday night.

Senior leadership will be key for the Pauls Valley Panthers as they embark on their second season under head coach Dusty Raper.

The Whitebead Chiefs scored on their opening drive and again early in the second half to beat Maysville 12-6 in Maysville Monday.

Lindsay has been to the playoffs five straight years under head coach John Inman. With a big group of seniors, the Leopards are looking to return for a 12th straight year overall.

Paoli lost eight really good players to graduation off last year's state quarterfinal team. The Pugs return several good players that have coach Vince Fulks looking at another run into the playoffs.

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Obituaries

Dale Gates of Pauls Valley passed away October 13, 2019 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 69 years. Dale was born June 28, 1950 in Lindsay, Oklahoma to Ilona Gertrude (Martin) Gates and Bernard C. Gates. He and his first wife, Carolyn Faye Gates, were married almost 26 years before sh…

Jerry Bland of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Virgil Wesley and Martha Pauline (Leightner) Bland on December 8, 1946 in Lawton, Oklahoma and passed from this life on October 14, 2019 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years. Jerry grew up and attended school in Indiahoma. He then atten…

Kenneth Ronald Wood of Pauls Valley was born on July 21, 1942 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Glenn Leslie and Etta Aletha (Simpson) Wood. He passed from this life on October 9, 2019 in his home at the age of 77 years.

Lynn Roy Welcher of Katie, Oklahoma was born to Erba Lynn and Irene (Bost) Welcher on December 7, 1937 in Lindsay, Oklahoma and passed from this life on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at his home in Katie, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years.