Area Sports

Lady Tigers softball team receives K-UP grant

Press Release BLACKWELL — The Lady Tigers high school softball team is among five recipients of a K-UP grant, to be used to benefit the bleachers of the team. The K-UP Board met on Monday, July 20 to review the submitted grant applications, and out of the five applications received, the Board awarded grants to…

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Lady Tigers Softball

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Rachel St. Andrews prepares to throw the ball during the Lady Tigers’ fast pitch softball game against the Hennessey Lady Eagles Monday afternoon, Aug. 24. The Lady Tigers beat the Lady Eagles 10 – 0 in the third inning. Newkirk welcomes the Shidler Lady Tigers at 3 p.m. this…

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Lady Cubs Basketball

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Lady Tigers held a special Lady Cubs basketball camp in the new gym June24 – 26, where team members showed girls entering second through fifth grade the fundamentals of the sport, including offense, defense, shooting, passing and dribbling. Front row, from left, Kyndall Turner, Amberlynn Powell,…

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Lady Tigers Basketball

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Kaylen Mills defends the ball against the Pawhuska Lady Huskies during basketball camp June 15. The Lady Tigers fell to Pawhuska 25-22. The Lady Tigers held the cam[ June 15-16, and welcomed teams from across the area, who also included Woodland and Garber.

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Little League Donation

Courtesy Photo for The Herald Journal The Newkirk Tigers 8U little league baseball team received a great donation recently as Duke Energy Renewables bought the team’s hats and shirts for the summer season. Kevin Engle and Nolan Tattershall are the coaches. Shown from left are Corbyn Butler, Shafer Shanks, Landyn Summit, Brodie Bannister, Dyllan Tattershall,…

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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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