Archive - 2012 - Sports Article
Family members, friends, and fans traveled to Coalgate Tuesday the 11th to watch our Bearcats take on the Wildcats. In the first quarter our Bearcats started off strong with Sr. Bryce Martin shooting 60 from the field with 9 points 4 rebounds and 2 assists in the first half.
Last Tuesday night as the crowd filled the Antlers High School gymnasium the Lady Cats took the home court for the first time of the season. The Lady Cats came prepared to play and at the end of the first quarter the score was Antlers with a small lead at 16 points-Boswell 12, the Lady Scorpions were not going to quit and by the half had closed the lead to 1, as it was 27-26.
On December 6th, 7th and 8th, the Bearcats traveled to Talihina to participate in the Choctaw Nation Invitational Tournament.
The first round of play we were set to play Central, who would prove to be a team to beat as they would go on to play Rattan in the Championship round. Central won against the Bearcats with a final score of 58-59.
In the Second Round of play they were matched with the Wister Wildcats and with a 63-55 victory for the Bearcats, they advanced into the 3rd Round of play for Consolation.
Lady Cats traveled to Wilburton last Friday night for the season opener. The Lady Cats came out with a bang and thanks to 3 for 3 on three point shots by Senior Chelsi Thomas, at the end of the first quarter, the score was tied at 14-14. Both teams came to play and at the half, the Lady Diggers were up 26-23.
Marlee Williams, a Sr. at Antlers High School and daughter of David and Dorothy Williams, represented the cheerleading squad in the 2012 Macyâ€™s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this year.
Marlee is co-captain of the Antlers High School Cheerleading Squad. Marlee was nominated to, and made, the All-American squad at Cheer Camp this past summer. Members of the All-American squad are eligible to be in the parade. There were over 700 girls representing cheerleading squads form all across the nation.
Nate Bates, 13 years old of Antlers, bagged this 8 point buck (165 lbs) while hunting with his older brother, Mike Tindell, during muzzle loader season on their property in Pushmataha County. Photo taken by proud mom, Lisa Tindell.
Following a win two weeks ago against Stigler that sent them to the playoffs, the 3rd Grade Antlers Bearcats squared off against the Wewoka Tigers last Saturday evening in Wewoka. The Bearcats received an outpouring of support from cheerleaders, parents, and fans who had traveled the 100 miles to see them play.
The Bearcats had previously played the Tigers early in the regular season, suffering a loss. But time has a way of changing things. After working hard and honing their skills all season long, the Bearcats returned, ready for a rematchâ€¦.ready to win.
Mark Taylor, 10 yrs old from Moyers, killed his first 6 point deer on his first youth hunt with his Papal Stanley Clark in the county line area. His buck was 93 pounds. Proud parents are Nikki Merker and Keith Taylor.
It was a great day to be a Bearcat.
Following an inspiring pep rally Thursday afternoon at Antlers Elementary, the Antlers Little League Bearcats found themselves pumped up and ready for Saturday morning football. They faced off against the Hugo Buffaloes at Antlers field in a scrimmage against their long time rivals. The 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th & 6th grade teams respectively paired up to battle their opposing teams. It was an event that did not disappoint fans.
The Antlers Bearcats traveled to Wilburton to face the Diggers last Friday night. Although the Bearcats played hard through all four quarters, they fell to the Diggers in the end. The final score was Wilburton 40 - Antlers 18.