Archive - Sports Article
June 28th, 2012
Jacob Mattingly, a Moyers graduate, was recently selected as first team Indian All-State in basketball. Jacob pictured here with his coach Shane Winters. Jacob was also recognized for All-State Indian Academic team. The game took place at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, OK this past weekend. Jake scored 7 points and his team (the south) won game 100-95.
Taylor Tedder, Antlers 2012 Graduate, participated in the 40th Annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic Softball Game on Saturday, May 26, 2012 in Wilburton. On June 16, 2012, she played in the 20th Year All-State Softball game in Norman on the 5A-6A East Team. At this time, Coach Baldwin also received a plaque for his 400th career win. They would like to say â€śThank Youâ€ť to the Antlers High School, Miller Office Equipment and Curtis Video Photo for sponsoring Taylor during these events.
Buchanan takes 1st at Red River Jr Golf Tournament
The River River Jr. Golf started it's season on June 11th at the Hugo Golf Club. There were 47 young golfer that showed up to play. Below are the results:
Co-Ed: 1st - Jacob Peralta - Pattenville - 39, 2nd - Isabella Hill - Paris, Tx - 57.
9 - 10 Girls: 1st - Valerie Covington - Hugo, Ok - 69.
11 - 13 Girls: 1st - Lynzee Smith - Grant,Ok - 51.
On Saturday, June 2, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held their Annual Husband-Wife Bass Tournament and Fish Fry. Twenty-one anglers competed in the event that was held on McGee Creek Lake. Teams did not have to be husband and wife but did they did have to be a male-female team to be eligible for heavy stringer prizes. For the most part, the weather cooperated with mild temperatures, however some anglers did have to deal with scattered rain showers.
On Saturday, May 26, members of the Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters and Conservation Club competed in the first state qualifying bass tournament of the 2012 season. The tournament was held on Hugo Lake with takeoff being at the Frazier Creek ramp. Fishing time was from safe light until 12:00 noon.
Thirteen students from Antlers Public School participated in the State Special Olympics in Stillwater. The athletes returned to Antlers with 6 gold medal, 3 silver medals, 2 bronze medals and numerous ribbons.
On Saturday, May 19, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held a bass tournament on Sardis Lake. Twenty anglers competed in the event. More anglers may have competed had it not been for the fact that strong winds were predicted for that day. Sardis Lake can become quite dangerous on windy days due to the large wave action. The wind was a factor to those who did compete as many were not able to go to and fish in some of their normal areas of the lake.
Dennis Willeford won the big fish and heavy stringing in the Saturday, May 12, 2012 Antlers Fire Department Annual Bass Tournament that was held on McGee Creek Lake from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The big fish weighed in at 6.75 lbs and the total weight of Willefordâ€™s winning stringer was 8.50 lbs. This event was held to raise money to go towards a loan payment for their ladder truck. The event raised over $1,200.00.
On Saturday, May 12, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club teamed up with members from the McGee Creek Bass Club to host a free youth fishing tournament at McGee Creek Lake. The event was open to any youth that was sixteen years old and younger. Approximately twenty young anglers participated in the tournament. Several more were expected, but the wet, rainy conditions may have kept many of the kids from participating.
Last week both the Rattan Lady Rams and the Rattan Rams participated in State Baseball and Softball Tournaments, and both took home the prestigious title of State Champions.
The Lady Rams were named the Class 3A Slow-pitch Softball State Champs and Class 3A Academic Champs on Friday, May 4, 2012.
A parade of more than 70 vehicles, including lights and sirens, escorted them through Antlers on their way home to Rattan.