Area Sports

Tigers preparing for tough tournament

Press Release NEWKIRK — The Newkirk Tigers will be heading to Tulsa this weekend to take on some top-ranked teams across the state at the Owasso Ram Duals. Some teams include Perry, Allen, Texas, Goddard, Kan., Sand Springs, Shawnee Heights, Kan., Mustang, Okla. and Comanche, Okla. “This weekend will be packed full of tough matches…

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Wrestling Homecoming Court

The Newkirk High School has announced the 2020 Wrestling Homecoming coronation, to be held prior to the Tigers’ wrestling match against the Sperry Pirates. Front row, from left, Queen Candidates Bailey Weaver, Karissa Young, MiKayla Spears, Cassie Steiner, Josie Brown and Adreanna Stephens. Back row, Dawson Guidry, Clayton Sargent, Ezra McHaffie, Dayton Cary, Austin Peri…

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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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Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal

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.