Calumet bats heat up; UC wins 10th


Calumet High School’s baseball team got its offense shifted into high gear last week, belting out a combined 35 hits en route to a split against Verden and Arapaho-Butler.

The Chieftains are 8-8 on the fall season after logging 21 hits in a 25-1 trouncing of Verden. Calumet then put up 14 hits in a close 8-7 loss to Arapaho-Butler, the No.19 team in Class A.

Kaleb Melvin led the hit parade with seven, including three doubles. He logged five hits in the win over Verden. Jaxon Olive added two doubles and five hits total.

Fishing Report - September 19


Level: Above average.
Water temp and clarity: 1 foot up, 76-79.
Best action: Channel catfish good.
Baits: Dough bait and sponge bait. Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow on topwater lures early in the day. Crappie good off docks early morning and very good on minnows and jigs around lake brush piles. White bass good up Rock Creek and Guy Sandy in shallow water, late evening is best.

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No rest for the weary


Head coach Chuck Atchison watched from the press box last week as his El Reno High School football team wrapped up the non-district portion of its 2020 schedule.

What he saw was both frustrating but in his own words “fixable” as the Indians head into an open week before kicking off District 5A-1 play.

El Reno dropped to 1-2 on the season with a 41-14 loss to Weatherford. It was the second straight double-digit road loss for the Indians after opening the year with an overtime win over Cache.

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El Reno wins two in Bixby tourney


El Reno High School’s softball team capped off a tough run through the Bixby Invitational with an 8-7 win over Henryetta on a bases-loaded walk by Chenoa White.

The free pass scored Iliana Ashford from third as the Indians went 2-3 in the tournament.

El Reno’s other win was a 13-1 blitz of Checotah, while the losses were to Class 6A teams Bixby (8-4), Edmond Memorial (13-0) and Tulsa Union (4-3).

El Reno is now 8-12 on the season.

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El Reno drops 41-14 game to Eagles


WEATHERFORD – Three interceptions by Weatherford's defense turned into 20 points as the Eagles scored six straight touchdowns en route to a 41-14 win over El Reno.

The Indians wrapped up the non-district portion of their schedule with a 1-2 record after back to back road losses.

El Reno will head into its open week, set up by its “Zero Week” win over Cache, looking to get back on the right track before the start of District 5A-1 play.

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El Reno falls to Big Mac attack


After matching home run shots in the first inning, Lawton MacArthur went on a 12-3 run to spoil senior night festivities for El Reno High School’s softball team.

The Highlanders handed El Reno a 14-5 defeat as the Indians slipped to 6-9 on the season. El Reno still stands in third place in the District 5A-1 standings at 4-2.

MacArthur got a two-run homer in the top of the first, only to watch El Reno tie the game in the bottom half of the frame. With Bailey Brothers on board by a single, Chenoa White powered a hit over the wall in left to tie the game.

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On the road again


El Reno High School’s football team took a 1-1 record into Friday’s game at Weatherford. The Indians will be looking to improve on both offensive and defensive numbers (see season stats graphic).

Brayden Girard (10) tries to elude a diving tackle in last week’s 31-7 road loss at Piedmont.

Mikey Devereaux (34) pulls a tackler for extra yards.

Defenders Aidan Dyer (45), Angel Guzman (69), Ryan Sigler (71) and Caleb Hulbutta (52) converge on a ball carrier.



(Tribune photographer/Glen Miller)

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EHS spikers log wins over Chicks, DHS


After dropping a heartbreaking top 10 battle with Carl Albert, El Reno High School’s volleyball team has rebounded with a three-match win streak to lift the Indians up a spot in the latest Class 5A poll.

El Reno is now tied with the Titans for third in the state, both trailing Victory Christian and Mount St. Mary.

The Indians posted a 3-1 victory over Duncan by scores of 25-12/25-18/21-25/25-18. Kristen Koehler’s team then added a 3-0 win over Chickasha behind scores of 25-12/25-18/25-20.

UC Tigers win streak upped; Calumet faces ranked teams


Union City High School’s baseball team extended its current win streak to nine games last week with a 14-1 road win over Ninnekah.

The unranked Tigers improved to 12-2 on the fall season after logging 10 hits and six walks off the Owls pitching staff.

The win followed a two-game run in the Dover Festival, beating Mulhall-Orlando (5-1) and Frontier (10-3). The Tigers posted an 8-4 victory over Verden before the festival.