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March 15th, 2013
Kaden Shetter, 7th Grader at Obuch Middle School won the State weightlifting Championship for his weight class.
Dustin Morehead, 8th Grader at Obuch Middle School was State Runner-Up for State in his weight class.
On a day when schools from around the state where getting prepared for the three day tournament that would decide who would take home the title of State Champion, the Moyers Tigers were making history.
For the first time in the schoolâ€™s history, the Tigers won a bid to State. Moyers had never before sent a team, boys or girls, but this year the boys broke through.
The Tigers had a large crowd of fans in attendance at the Big House, well over the townâ€™s population, as they took the court at the State Fair Arena on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
The Moyers Tigers are State Bound after defeating the McCurtain Bulldogs 65-55 Saturday night in Kingston. The Tigers claimed the Area Runner Up Trophy after falling to the Red Oak Eagles on Friday night. The Tigers played hard against the Eagles and the score was close through the end of the 3rd quarter. However, the Tigers shooting was cold throughout the game and their efforts fell short with a final score of 53-42.
The Saturday night game was a rematch of the Regional Championship game with the McCurtain Bulldogs.
The Bearcats will move on into a new bracket as they play their first game in Area competition. They boys will take the court in Byng at 3:00 p.m.(Thursday). Good Luck Boys!!
The Rattan Rams clinched a spot in the Area Championship with a win on Saturday, February 23, 2013 against Howe. The game was intense with back to back scoring which kept both teams on their toes but the Rams took the â€śWâ€ť with a final score of 43-34. The Rams will take the court against Oktaha at 3 pm in Wilburton (Thursday, Feb. 28). Good Luck Rams!!!!
The Moyers Tigers defeated the McCurtain Bulldogs in a hard fought battle on Saturday night at the Regional Championships in Ada. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead with hot 3-pt shooting and had the Tigers down by 11 at the end of the first quarter.
But the Tigers clawed their way back to within 3 at the half. The Tigers continued to battle and took the lead by 1 at the end of the 3rd quarter. The 4th quarter belonged to the Tigers with a 65-60 victory over the Bulldogs.
For the first time in 16 years, BOTH the Lady Cats and Bearcats were named the 2013 Class 3A District Basketball Champions. The Lady Cats will advance to Regionals in hopes on continuing on to Area play.
Bearcats go into District Playoffs with 16-4 record!
The Rattan Ram were recently named the 2013 Class 2A District Basketball Champions. They will continue forward to Regionals to compete for a chance to continue on to the Area competition.
February 1st our Bearcats traveled to Atoka to take on the Atoka Wampuscats, who we had already taken on and beat at home so they were looking for a bit of redemption on their home court. In the beginning it seemed Atoka was up to the challenge ending the first period four points ahead with a score of 11-15 Atoka. Sr. Guard Harlan House was the leader in stats for this game with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3steals and 2 assists in the first half alone.