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Newkirk wrestling looking solid

Press Release NEWKIRK — The Newkirk Tigers finished off the first semester with a dominating win over the number-10 ranked Pawnee Black bears on Dec. 19. “We finished the year off with a good dual and our guys are getting better every time they step on the mat, but we need to keep making strides…

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Tigers down Eagles for first victory on Senior Night

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Tiger football fans began filling the stands at the football field early Friday evening, Nov. 2, for Senior Night, and watched as the Tigers earned their first win this season, beating the Hennessey Eagles 22-20. The evening began with Senior Night at 6, where senior…

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Several Newkirk Lady Tiger softball players were recently honored with district and regional titles for their efforts on the field during the 2019 season. Region 1 Middle West All-Regional players were Shaylee Cushenbery, Jacee Swope and Kiley Sheets. All-District players were Cushenbery, Haiden Huster and Kyson Vap. Coach Kim Finuf was named All-Region Coach of…

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Tigers fall to Maroons 55-0

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal PERRY, Okla. — The Newkirk Tigers hit the road to Perry Oct. 17 for their third district game of the season, but the Maroon proved to be stronger, defeating Newkirk 55-0. The game was held on a Thursday evening due to fall break on Friday. Although the…

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Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Football season has started, and this Friday evening marks the special Football Homecoming 2019 ceremony, prior to the Newkirk Tigers – Pawnee Black Bears game. Front row, from left, are queen candidates Payton St. Andrews, Hallie Riddle, Rita Baumgartner, Kiley Mills, Heaven Riddle and Hailey Stone. Back row, seniors Daniel Harrelson, Blake Johnston, Timothy Mayse, Ryan Lock, Austin Peri and Garret Stone.

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Hayden Huster throws a pitch during the Lady Tigers-Alva Lady Goldbugs opening game Aug. 12. The Lady Tigers beat Alva in two games, including a decisive 15-0 routing in the first game. The Lady Tigers are playing in the Cushing Tournament this weekend.

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Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Lady Tigers junior high and high school fast pitch softball teams have already hit the field in preparation for the 2019 season. Activities included learning to slide into the base to avoid getting an out. The high school team welcomes the Ponca City Lady Wildcats for a…

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