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LOOKING BACK: Athletes record big plays for area teams

From walk-off hits to game-winning shots, the previous year of high school sports and college sports featured big plays from teams and athletes in the area. The previous school year featured too many big plays from area athletes for all of them to get the recognition they deserve, but at least some of those memorable plays earned credit as some of the top plays from the past year of sports.
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Hennessey’s Kendyll Miller’s performance in the breakaway at the Oklahoma Junior High School Rodeo Association’s state finals held late May in Chickasha solidified her spot as the season champion. Miller had a time of 3.420 to finish just behind Sage McLain of Welsh and finish as the runner-up in the...
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SOFTBALL: Former area players win national title with Oklahoma

Former softball standouts from the area can call themselves national champions. The top-seeded Oklahoma softball team completed the Women's College World Series at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City on Thursday and defeated 10th-seeded Florida State 5-1 in the final game of the championship series. The Sooners won the program's fifth national title, and the roster featured three players from the area.
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Chickasha woman teaches survival swimming to children

CHICKASHA, Okla. (KSWO) - In the summer heat, many families swim to cool off, but with that fun activity comes the risk of drowning, especially for young children. Gay McRay, who teaches survival swim lessons in Chickasha to children, said it’s important for them to learn the skills that could save their lives.
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SOCCER: OSCA announces All-State teams

Area soccer players and coaches earned recognition from the Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association. The OSCA recently released the rosters for the All-State teams and announced the coaches of those teams. Chickasha and Bridge Creek each had players named to their respective All-State teams and had coaches picked to coach those teams.

Bicyclists ride again for Tour de Meers across southwest Oklahoma

MEERS, Okla. (KSWO) - Bicyclists rode across southwest Oklahoma on Saturday for the 32nd annual Tour de Meers. It’s the Meers Volunteer Fire Department’s biggest fundraiser. They had to cancel it last year due to the pandemic. Around 630 people participated in either the 10, 22, 36 or 60 mile...
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BASEBALL: OBCA recognizes area players

Several area players received recognition from the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association. The OBCA recently announced its All-State teams and All-Star by Class teams. Four area players earned spots on All-State teams, and several players also got named to All-Star by Class teams. The Middle West All-State team features three players...
Chickasha, OKExpress-Star

SOFTBALL: Elam steps up for Sooners

A former Chickasha standout provided a spark. Lynnsie Elam came up big for the Oklahoma softball team throughout the NCAA’s Norman Regional. She recorded six hits and six RBIs in the three games and scored several runs during OU’s 3-0 regional run. Three of Elam’s six hits in the regional...
Cyril, OKExpress-Star

SOFTBALL: Am-Po, Cyril pick up representation on All-State teams

A couple of area softball players earned recognition. The Oklahoma Slowpitch Softball Coaches Association recently announced All-State teams, and Amber-Pocasset and Cyril each picked up representation. Am-Po's Caton Muncy added another spot on an All-State roster to her list. The senior also earned a softball selection in the fall. The...

Bethany Softball Advances to NAIA World Series

Chickasha, Okla. – The Bethany College Swedes Softball team is advancing to the NAIA World Series. The Swedes completed a 3-0 week at their opening round site in Chickasha, Okla. by defeating the Grand View University Vikings by a score of 6-1 this afternoon. The Swedes got another great performance...
Verden, OKExpress-Star

Verden's McHugh wins title at state track meet

One Verden freshman claimed a state title at a state track meet. Whitney McHugh competed at the Class A state meet in Cherokee last week and came out No.1 in one of her events during the meet. McHugh's state title came in the 300-meter hurdles. McHugh won her state title...