Archive - Sports Article
February 2nd, 2012
The Antlers Bearcats and Lady Cats celebrated their 2011-2012 Basketball Homecoming & Senior Night on Friday, January 27, 2012. The 2011-2012 Antlers Homecoming Basketball Queen is Taylor Tedder and the King is Dakota Turner. The Lady Cats fell to Atoka Lady Wampus Cats, but the Bearcats walked away with a victory against the Wampus Cats.
The Moyers Tigers traveled all last week, first up for the Tigers was Milburn.Â First up was the Lady Tigers.Â The first half was rough on the Lady Tigers, we put up a lot of shots, but nothing was falling in our favor. Sophomore Shelby Clark scored first for the team with a free-throw and Jr. Calli Winters secured the first basket for the girls.Â Sr.Â Carrie Collins battled tough under the boards but at half, Milburn was in the lead 27-10.Â Shelby Clark got the third started off right with a basket and Sophomore Gabby Renteria and Jr.
This week our Bearcats and Lady Cats traveled to Tushka for the AmeriState Invitational Tournament. In the first round our Bearcats were facing our neighbors the Moyers Tigers. The first half stayed pretty close with Sophomore Tanner Brown putting up 9 points, 4 rebounds, shooting 100% from the free-throw line. The buzzer sounded on the first half with a score of 19-23 Bearcats. Helping the Tigers out were Brandon Slocum with 12 points, and Jake Dudley with 8. The second half our Bearcats were able to maintain a small lead with Jr. Harlan House scoring 8 points, and Jr.
Mason Kellet, a senior from Henryetta High School and former Antlers Public Schools student, signed an intent to play Juco baseball for Allen Community College, a college much known by their baseball. First baseman and relief pitcher, Kellet has had an impressive High School career here in Henryetta.
In light of our upcoming celebrations for the 2011-2012 Homecoming: Basketball through the Ages, our athletic department would like to recognize Mrs. Mary Etta Bollier for her hard work, dedication, and encouragement to our school. Moyersâ€™ very own sweetheart, Mary Etta, has established deep roots in this mountain community and continues to invest in a school system that raised her just years before. She was a basketball star in her day, playing on a team that won 30 out of 33 games her sophomore year.
The Moyers Tigers spent the last week at the annual Coleman tourney.Â Up first for the Lady Tigers would be the Caney Cougars.Â The Ladies took to the court with desire but couldnâ€™t convert and fell behind 24-5 at the half.Â The Ladies recouped at half and came back out much more impressive scoring immediately and at the end of three it was 40-11.Â Caney had a tough inside game and the Lady Tigers battled hard.Â The much improved Lady Tigers showed good passing skills and moved the ball well, but fell short of their goal 49-13.Â
Sports Around The County
(January 16th - 22nd)
â€˘ Basketball â€˘
Antlers Public School
January 17th: Antlers 7th Grade vs. Tushka @ Tushka starting at 5:00 p.m.
January 17th: Antlers High School vs. Clayton @ Antlers starting at 6:30 p.m.
January 17th: Antlers 8th Grade vs. Tushka @ Tushka starting at 7:00 p.m.
January 20th: Antlers High School vs. Tushka @ Tushka starting at 6:30 p.m.
January 19th: Antlers 6th Grade vs. Lane @ Lane starting at 3:30 p.m.
Moyers Public School
January 16th - 21st: Moyers High School @ Coleman Tournament in Coleman
The Moyers Tigers have been busy this past week with basketball play.Â Let's start with Bennington.Â The Lady Tigers came out strong in the first half.Â They played good zone defense and kept the score close in the first half.Â In the second half, the Bears found their groove and the lady Tigers fell 45-25.Â Shelby Geary lead the scoring with 18, Calli Winters with 4, Shelby Clark with 1, and Carrie Collins with 2.Â
January Meeting of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club
Members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, January 12. The club normally meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Wildlife Heritage Center and Museum. However, the club has agreed to postpone its meeting time to allow the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife to host a public meeting on proposed wildlife regulation changes. Their meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Wildlife Heritage Center. The Pushmataha County Sportsman Club members will meet immediately after the public meeting.