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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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Wrestling Homecoming

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Thursday, Jan. 30 was a special evening for the Newkirk Tigers wrestling team, is it recognized the 2019-2020 wrestling homecoming coronation following the junior high match. Front row, from left, Bailey Weaver, Karissa Young, Mikayla Spears, Queen Adreanna Stephens, Josie Brown and Cassie Steiner. Flower Girl is Amberlyn Powel. Back…

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Newkirk wrestlers dominate over the weekend

Press Release OWASSO, Okla. — Last weekend, the Newkirk High School wrestling team traveled to Owasso, Okla. where they took on some of the top teams around the nation. Newkirk wrestled Edmond Memorial, Cushing, Manhattan, Kan., Claremore, Watonga and Springdale, Ark. While at this tournament, Dawson Guidry shined, going undefeated and dominating his way to…

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Basketball Homecoming

The Newkirk Tigers and Lady Tigers basketball teams will celebrate their 2020 homecoming coronation Friday evening, Jan. 31, when they teams take on the Pawhuska Huskies. Front row, from left, Bailey Backhaus, Hallie Riddle, Haiden Huster, Abbigale Hartley, Skylar Harrill and Keitha Spottedbear. Back row, Gunnar Cole, Blake Johnston, Haydon Wood, Tyler Coffman and David…

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