Choctaw Times Sports

Choctaw named Conference Champions

Midwest City’s Darrell Hall named Conference Coach of the Year   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Postseason honors are rolling in for eastern Oklahoma County standouts. The Big 10 Conference recently announced its 2020 All-Conference football selections. A handful of Yellowjackets and Bombers were selected for the Big 10 All-Conference Team, while Choctaw High School…

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Corbin named District Coach of the Year

Yellowjackets honored by District 6A-II-2 By Ryan Horton Managing Editor District 6A-II-2 has made All-District Team selections and the Yellowjackets were well represented. Coach Jake Corbin was named Coach of the Year, while Terrill Davis was named Offensive Player of the Year. Corbin led Choctaw through a historic season that ended three points shy of Bixby…

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Choctaw rolls over Antlers in season opener

By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Choctaw High School rolled over Deer Creek 64-18 to open wrestling season Dec. 3. In the home opener Choctaw’s No.2-ranked Yellowjackets recorded nine falls, a forfeit and a technical fall. Mason Hanna opened the night at 106 pounds. He pinned Barrett Byers early. Caden Holman followed suit with a quick pin…

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Jackets sweep Putnam City

By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Choctaw opened basketball season Dec. 1 with a dominant sweep of Putnam City. The Lady Yellowjackets opened with a 60-36 win over PCO. To open the season, Carley Gasaway led the Lady Jackets with 17 points, Hannah Smith had 11, Trinity Gooden and Jazmine Adams each put up 10. Mya Purifoy…

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Choctaw takes state runner-up

By Ryan Horton Managing Editor The Yellowjackets concluded their best season in 60 years by securing state runner-up. In a defensive battle, top-ranked Bixby knocked off No. 2 Choctaw 17-14 on Saturday at Wantland Stadium to win the Class 6A-II state championship. It was the Spartans’ third straight title, sixth in the past seven years and…

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STATE BOUND

Last-second field goal lifts Choctaw past Pioneers   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor With one second remaining on the play clock, sophomore kicker Tommy Yousey drilled a 25-yard field goal to put Choctaw High School ahead of Stillwater, 38-35, as time expired in the Class 6A-II semifinal Saturday at Owasso Stadium. Choctaw is now set to…

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Choctaw goes undefeated (7-0) at home

  By Ryan Horton Managing Editor “This is our house, this is our house,” repeated the chant from the Choctaw High School student section Friday night as the Yellowjackets ran out the clock to capture a 20-7 win over Putnam City North in the Class 6A-II state quarterfinal. The Yellowjackets swarmed to defend the nest successfully…

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Volleyball players earn all-state honors

Carl Albert’s Hunter and Choctaw’s Thomas named to all-state team By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A pair of local high school volleyball players received all-state honors. Carl Albert’s Marlee Hunter and Choctaw’s Josie Thomas were both named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State volleyball team. The seniors will represent the Large West squad in…

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Choctaw throttles Putnam West, 55-12

Jackets lead district in win count By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Choctaw High School hosted Putnam City West to a 55-12 thrashing Friday night. The district matchup was scheduled to be in Putnam City, but widespread power outages following last week’s early ice storm moved the contest east. Choctaw didn’t hesitate to slap 40 unanswered points…

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Jackets rough up Muskogee

CHS moves to 3-1 in District 6A-II-2   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Last year when Choctaw faced Muskogee, the Yelowjackets ended the Rougher’s season on their own field to kick off the Class 6A-II playoffs. The eight-point state quarterfinal victory advanced the Jackets to the state semifinals for the first time since 1965. This year’s…

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