Choctaw Times Sports

Jones girls romp to State Championship

  By John Martin Staff Writer Who’s No. 1 now? Oklahoma Class 3A girls basketball coaches might want to rethink their ballot after the No. 2 Jones Lady Longhorns had no difficulty whatsoever disposing of previously undefeated and No. 1 ranked Roland, 63-28, in the OSSAA State Championship at the Big House Saturday night. That’s…

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STATE BOUND: Choctaw takes Area Championship, Mustang wins in consolation

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Lady Jackets sting Mustang in area final, 56-52 There’s no doubt Thursday’s area final between No. 4 Choctaw and No. 5-ranked Mustang was a championship matchup. The top-tier programs tied in four quarters before the Lady Yellowjackets finally edged out Mustang in overtime to claim a Class 6A Area Championship and…

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Lady Longhorns punch ticket to state

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Jones fans are excited to experience a little Deja Vu as the Lady Longhorns have punched their ticket to state. Jones High School has captured the area title with a win over Kingston, and is now prepared to make their first state tournament appearance…again. A year ago, Jones High School claimed…

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EOC little league hosts ‘March Madness’

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   COVID-19, winter weather pushes youth season back to a 95-team March postseason tournament   The EOC Basketball League hosted a postseason invitational over the weekend with 95 teams competing over three days at five different schools throughout eastern Oklahoma County. A year of scheduling complications, from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic…

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Six Jackets place at state

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times 5 Yellowjackets medal, lone Lady Jacket takes gold   Choctaw High School had five state placers at the 2021 OSSAA Class 6A State Wrestling Tournament Saturday. Caden Holman, of Choctaw, secured fourth at 113 pounds. Holman suffered a 3-2 sudden victory loss in his final match with Putnam City’s Kalib Nolan…

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Pay Day for Choctaw’s Girl State Champion

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Peyton Hand goes undefeated, takes state title   Choctaw’s lone female wrestler handled all challengers this season as she rolled on to a take top honors Thursday at Jim Norick Arena in Oklahoma City. Choctaw High School’s Peyton Hand finished her sophomore year with a perfect 16-0 record when she claimed…

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Choctaw boys take regional runner-up

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw High School advanced to the area tournament Saturday when they claimed regional runner-up. The Yellowjackets opened regional play flying by Yukon, 68-46. The Millers (5-8) never had a chance as Choctaw jumped out to a big lead to put an end to their season. The Jackets commanded a 36-18 lead…

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Choctaw takes 8th straight regional title

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Lady Jackets make another dominant run to area Choctaw High School’s Lady Yellowjackets secured their eighth straight regional title Saturday. Choctaw hosted Southmoore and No. 14 Deer Creek to lopsided decisions this year. Opening with Southmoore, the Lady Jackets threw up 70 points and allowed just 31 as they cruised to…

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Lady Jackets sweep rival Putnam West

By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Tuesday night Choctaw’s Lady Yellowjackets completed a season sweep of rival Putnam City West. With some dominant defense the Lady Jackets secured a 47-27 win. “Always a good night when the game plan is executed. Holding a team like that to 27 points is a special night,” said head coach…

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Valentine’s Day: Freshman leads with 22 points

By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Freshman phenom’s last-second 3-pointer takes Patriots to OT Freshman phenom Ja’Mon Valentine led the Yellowjackets to a big 76-75 come-from-behind overtime victory last Tuesday. Valentine had a lone basket in the first quarter, he added a 3-pointer in the third and then unloaded in the fourth with 17 points. Finishing…

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