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Flu forces Minco Public Schools to close

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A flu epidemic hit Minco Public Schools hard last week, and now the district will have to make up several school days in the coming months. “It started getting bad on Friday and then it got worse on Monday and Tuesday was really bad,” said Minco Superintendent Kevin Sims. “By…

Two critically injured in wreck involving Canadian County Sheriff’s Deputy

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A Canadian County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in an injury accident on Monday and was pinned in his car until emergency crews arrived. “The accident is still under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office,” said Undersheriff Chris West. A preliminary report stated that at…

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Minco will host Rush Springs in first playoff game

By Jon Watje The Bulldogs took care of business in their final regular season game by cruising past Wellston, 50-6, on Friday. With the victory, Minco finished district play with a perfect 6-0 record and only one blemish on their overall record to a very good Chisholm team from a larger class. The Bulldogs clinched…

Williams powers Minco to 44-36 over OCA to clinch district

By Jon Watje The Bulldogs are district champions for the first time since 2013 after an exciting, 44-36 win against Oklahoma Christian Academy on Friday night. Minco quarterback Shannon Williams had a huge game for the Bulldogs as senior running back Tucker Halstead, who usually carries the office, hurt his angle in the first half…

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