Several Garvin County athletes won regional championships at regional track meets around the area this past weekend.
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.
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 18th ranked Elmore City-Pernell Badgers won their fifth game in six outings and their second straight defeating Dibble Tuesday night 10-0.
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
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.
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.
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.
STRATFORD — Dibble scored 27 unanswered points in the second quarter to break open a tight game and pull away from Stratford for a 48-12 win Friday night at Blackburn Field.
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.
It all came together for the Pauls Valley Panthers in a rare Thursday night matchup at Madill. The Panther offense was clicking and the PV defense turned in another strong performance and that combination meant bad news for the Wildcats.
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.
This Week's Circulars
Elmer Lyndall Gordon Jr., 70, was born February 10, 1951 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Elmer L. Gordon Sr. and Linna Mae (Sanders) Gordon. He entered his heavenly home on January 9, 2021.
Harold Lynn George of Pauls Valley was born August 11, 1948 in Purcell, Oklahoma to Raymond George and Beatrice "B.I." George (Bounds).
Jerry Don Simmons, 81, born August 21, 1939, passed away peacefully surrounded by family May 8, 2021 in Denton Texas. Jerry was a long-time resident of Davis, Oklahoma where he and his wife Elaine owned and operated the Oak Tree Cattle Company on Highway 7, west of Interstate 35.
Schales Lukie Atkinson, 83, was born to James Luke and Ollie Ethel Atkinson in a one room house with no running water or electricity on January 17, 1938. He died May 4, 2021 at his home in southern Oklahoma just north of Elmore City.
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