Area Sports

Lady Tigers to hold youth summer camp June 24 – 26

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Basketball is a core component of the Newkirk High School (NHS) athletics program, and many young athletes look up to the players as role models as they seek to be the next generation of Tigers and Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers are offering elementary students…

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Tiger basketball back in action

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — The school year may have just ended, but Tiger and Lady Tiger basketball players are already looking forward to the 2020-2021 season to not only improve their skills, but also prepare for more wins in the new basketball gym. Summer Pride has already started for…

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Elliott named to All-Tournament Team

Press Release MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — The Rose State College women’s soccer team had four athletes selected to the Regional All- Tournament team, including one from Newkirk and two from Ponca City. The four athletes were Emily Elliott, a sophomore midfielder from Newkirk, Adrianna Schroeder, a sophomore goalkeeper from McKinney, Texas, Shaila Klinger, a freshman midfielder…

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Baseball Fun

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Garrett Stone launches a pitch during the Newkirk Tigers-Blackwell Maroons double-header baseball game March 12. The Tigers fell to the Maroons 8-4 in the first game, but roared back in the second game with a decisive 15-5 win. All spring activities are suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Wrestlers Show out at State Tournament

Press Release OKLAHOMA CITY — Newkirk Wrestlers competed Feb. 28 – 29 in the State Championship, held at the Oklahoma State Fair Grounds. Four wrestlers battled over the two day tournament, three of whom came home with medals. Seniors Dayton Cary, Ryan Locke, Austin Peri and Stormy Mann had a combined record of 122 wins…

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Tigers, Lady Tigers celebrate new gym with Senior Night

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Seniors in the Newkirk High School (NHS) basketball team, cheer squad and band had a special evening Tuesday, Feb. 11 as they celebrated Senior Night in front of a packed house to recognize all their hard work and dedication during their high school years. What…

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Basketball Senior Night

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk High School Senior basketball players, cheerleaders and band members celebrated Senior Night in a new facility, the new basketball gym, in front of a large crowd Tuesday evening, Feb. 11.

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Newkirk wrestlers show out at Conference Tournament

Press Release CLEVELAND, Okla. — Newkirk wrestlers traveled to Cleveland this past weekend and wrestled in a tough conference tournament, which included teams outside of 3A: Grove, Bartlesville, Mannford and Cleveland. Newkirk walked away with five placers, who all battled it out in a two-day tournament. Dawson Guidry walked away with a 5fifthplace finish at…

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Wrestling Senior Night

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Tigers wrestling team held special honors Tuesday night, Feb. 4 with the annual Senior Night, celebrating the senior wrestlers and their parents in the last home match of the season. The Tigers competed against the Tonkawa Buccaneers.

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Basketball Homecoming

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Heradl Journal Basketball royalty was crowned on the court Friday evening, Jan. 31, as the Tigers and Lady Tigers held the 2019-2020 homecoming coronation at 6 p.m. The Tigers and Lady Tigers hosted the Pawhuska Huskies and Lady Huskies afterward. Front row, from left, Braxton Huster, Hallie Riddle, Keitha Spotted Bear,…

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