Choctaw

Kickapoo Turnpike now open

North half of toll road connects NE 23rd Street and Britton Road to Turner Turnpike   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   The northern half of the Kickapoo Turnpike, connecting U.S. Highway 62 to I-44 in eastern Oklahoma County, opened Tuesday. The northern 11-mile section is a four-lane divided highway that connects to NE 23rd, near…

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Yellowjackets making history

‘Golden Age’ continues for Choctaw High School with first win over Booker T. Washington By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   The Yellowjackets are making history on their quest for gold. Choctaw High School shocked No. 3 Booker T. Washington on their own field Friday night, 26-22. The win moved Choctaw to 1-0 in district play, and…

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Choctaw High School girls claim title

EOC cross country teams get started By John Martin Staff Writer Area schools beat the COVID-19 and the competition Saturday as the 2020 OSSAA Cross Country season tipped off. The Choctaw Lady Jackets flexed their muscles big-time at the unique Norman Relay meet where teams of four each ran 1.5 miles as Jay Reaves’ Ladies…

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Rockets stop Lady Yellowjackets in 5

Choctaw falls in season opener, 3-2   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Choctaw High School volleyball opened the 2020 season with a 3-2 loss to Mount Saint Mary. Under the direction of first year head coach Larry Lanham, the Lady Yellowjackets looked ready to prove they’re contenders this season. CHS was competitive all night as…

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Lady Yellowjackets dominate opening week

Choctaw begins softball season with 5-0 district run   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Choctaw’s Lady Yellowjackets hit the ground running unscathed through five district games in week one. Choctaw High School opened softball season with a 14-1 over Bixby, Aug. 11. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic putting sports and activities at risk daily, CHS was…

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Pendleton represents at All-State

By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   After having their senior’s seasons canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Oklahoma golfers took to the greens last week for their final high school competition. The All-State Golf Tournament was July 20 at Lincoln Park Golf Course. The West boys team beat the East 8.5-6.5, and the West girls…

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Choctaw talks mask mandate

City moves to require businesses to post CDC guidelines   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Instead of a mask mandate, the Choctaw City Council moved to pass a resolution amendment instructing all businesses in the city to post a notice at their door asking patrons to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, regarding face…

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Police complete de-escalation training

Choctaw hosts eastern Oklahoma County officers for OMAG course   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor The Choctaw Police Department recently conducted routine de-escalation training. The department has a newly renovated training room, and they also utilize the technology center to complete monthly training courses. Those monthly training courses help keep Choctaw’s officers up to date on…

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