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STILLWATER — The Oklahoma State baseball team, which finished as the runner-up in the Big 12 Conference tournament over the weekend, will travel to Tucson, Arizona, for the NCAA baseball tournament.

The Pauls Valley Panthers had their chances Monday afternoon in a key 4A-3 district battle with Madill at Wacker Stadium. Tied 1-1 going into the fifth, Madill plated a single run and then added three more in the seventh for a 5-1 win over the Panthers.

In their final tune-up game before starting the Class A playoffs, the No. 17 Elmore City Badgers made quick work of Rush Springs Redskins in an 11-1 win Monday at Badger Field.

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After beating Wynnewood 13-1 and Dickson 18-0 the Elmore City-Pernell Badgers finished off the Badger Invitational with a 5-3 win over Blanchard JV for the title.

The Pauls Valley Panthers got back on the winning track Monday as they swept OKC Classen SAS on the diamond. Justin Humphrey and Jared Turner both picked up win on the mounds as PV broke a 10-game skid.

For a second straight game the Pauls Valley Panthers failed to get a hit while playing the Blanchard Lions in 4A-3 District action. Tuesday, Blanchard hit five home runs, two by Kale Miller and one each by Gless, Meniar and Reed in a 34-0 win over PV.

The Pauls Valley Panthers picked up gold medals in three relays to capture a second place finish in the Marietta Track Meet earlier this week. The Lady Panthers had two second place finishes in the relays helping them to a third place finish

The Pauls Valley sixth grade track teams competed at Elgin last weekend bringing home several medals.

After winning three of their first five games, the Pauls Valley Panthers dropped their fourth game in five days with a 21-0 loss to Blanchard on Monday in District 4A-3 action. 

The Panther Athletic Club (PAC) is currently having what may be the best fundraiser ever for our junior high and high school athletic programs in regards to what the donor receives.  

The Pauls Valley Panthers wrapped up the first part of their season with a 12-1 win over rival Wynnewood right before Spring Break. The win gives the Panthers a 3-2 record overall and a 2-2 record in district 4A-3 action.

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.

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Obituaries

James Satterlee of Pauls Valley passed away August 2, 2021 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 64 years.

On Monday, August 2, 2021, James “Jim” Jehu Stark III passed away at the age of 68. He was born to James and Geneva Stark on October 13, 1952 in Kankakee, Illinois.

Dwaine Park of Pauls Valley was born on May 2, 1938 in Crawford, Oklahoma to Hollis and Bess (Lutz) Park. He passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021 in Purcell, Oklahoma at the age of 83 years.

Betty Lou “Honee” Harris passed away May 30, 2021, at the age of 90, at her home in Oklahoma City. She was born August 8, 1930, in Shawnee, Oklahoma to parents Roy and Dorothy Jones. She was a graduate of Seminole High School in Seminole, Oklahoma.

Jack Swinney was born on December 29, 1929 in Chickasha, Okla., to Claude B. and Sarah Lucinda (Taylor) Swinney. He passed away on July 12, 2021 in Watonga, Okla., at the age of 91.