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.


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.

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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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.


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.


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.


The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers wrapped up district play with a huge win Tuesday night at the Wacker Park Sports Complex. The Lady Panthers hit two home runs in the game to rally for a 6-5 win over the Seminole Lady Chieftains.

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.

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 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.

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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.

Gary Lewis Ledbetter, 68, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma passed away from this earth on February 14, 2021. He was born September 27, 1952 in Fayetteville, Arkansas to James Lewis Ledbetter and Shirley Ann Ledbetter of Piney, Oklahoma.