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It had been two long years covering 35 games since the Pauls Valley Panthers had won on the baseball diamond. That all came to an end in the season opener Monday when the Panthers defeated Sulphur 5-3 in a 4A-3 district game with the Bulldogs.

After a back-and-forth first half, the Pauls Valley Lady Panther caught fire with a 21-point start to the second half as they rolled to a 57-47 win ending a six-game skid.

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The Pauls Valley Panthers got off to a great start in Saturday’s makeup game with Lexington. Pauls Valley jumped out with a 17-2 run and never looked back in a 62-47 win.

The Pauls Valley Panthers just can’t seem to win the close games on the hardwood. The Panthers have played eight games that have been decided by six points or less and they have only won one of those. 

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Both Pauls Valley teams rallied from double digit deficits on Tuesday to garner a split with the Bridge Creek Bobcats in their only game of the week.

Both the Pauls Valley Lady Panthers and Panthers got off to slow starts in their games Tuesday with Davis. The Panthers were able to recover for an 84-52 win while the Lady Panthers couldn't in a 40-28 loss.

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Luke Beddow scored a game high 23 points to lead the Pauls Valley Panthers to a 49-33 win over the Anadarko Warriors Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Community Christian Classic.

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A 31-0 run that spread over the second, third and fourth quarters lifted the Pauls Valley Lady Panthers to a 50-14 win over Southmoore JV Thursday in the Community Christian Tournament.

The Pauls Valley Panthers and Lady Panthers opened the 2020-21 home portion of their schedule with rival Purcell last Friday night. The two schools fought hard through two games with each town posting a win.

Following is a list of this week’s schedules for the 2020 Oklahoma High School football playoffs:

In a wild game at Grandfield, the Paoli Pugs scored on offense, defense and special teams and had a chance to tie the game late but couldn't convert on a fourth down pass losing 30-22 to the Bearcats.

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Justin Humphrey surpassed the 1,000 yard mark passing and had his best night throwing the ball in leading the Pauls Valley Panthers to a 41-6 win over Dickson in a Class 3A-2 battle.

HEALDTON — The Stratford Bulldogs jumped out to a 15-0 lead before holding off a late Healdton surge in a 15-10 win over the home town Bulldogs in Week 8.Stratford improved to 2-5 overall and 1-3 in District A-4 play, while Healdton dropped to 1-4 and 0-3.“Tonight was a good district win.

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Sophomore Justin Humphrey rushed for over 100 yards and two touchdowns, but the Pauls Valley Panthers couldn't keep pace with the No. 6 Kingston Redskins in a 42-20 battle in Kingston.

Elmore City-Pernell hadn't played in two weeks due to the COVID-19 virus but returned to action on Friday in a key district game with the Wayne Bulldogs.

Zac Mitchell of Pauls Valley scored his first ever Hole-In-One at the local golf course Thursday, October 15th.  

The Maysville Warriors offense continued its assault on C-2 defenses racking up 439 first half yards in a 54-6 win over Ryan.

The No. 8 team in Class C, the Maysville Warriors, won their third game in a row and their fifth in six outings beating Thackerville 62-16, moving to 3-0 in district action.

A close game quickly turned in favor of the visitors Friday night at Thompson Field. With Sulphur leading 7-0, the Bulldogs exploded for 21 points over a six-minute stretch in the second quarter jumping out to a 28-0 lead and then pulling away for a 41-7 win over the host Pauls Valley Panthers.

The Maysville Warrior defense picked up their third shutout of the season as they moved to 4-1 on the year defeating Grandfield 50-0 in a game that lasted only a half because of the mercy rule.

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Obituaries

Funeral services for Kent David Harris will be held Friday, March 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Bishop Kelvin Copeland. Interment will be at Maxwell Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. 

Mary Rebecca McQuilliam was born to Alton and Alice (Brown) Downey on June 21, 1943 in Pernell, Oklahoma and passed from this life on February 26, 2021 at the age of 77 years.