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Yellowjackets to face Stillwater in 6A-II final By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times When Choctaw first played Muskogee in 2019, the Yellowjackets secured a historic win that propelled the team into the state semifinal for the first time since 1965. Choctaw has roughed up Muskogee every year since, and Friday’s state semifinal meeting at East Central University…

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Eastern Oklahoma County standouts contribute to OSU defense

  By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Oklahoma State University closed out non-conference play Sept. 17 against the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The Cowboys proved to soundly have the upper hand as the programs met for the first time in Stillwater. The Cowboys put in 538 yards of offense in the lopsided victory, and…

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Choctaw pummels Panthers in district opener

Yellowjackets take 64-14 win over Putnam City North   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School had plenty to celebrate in their homecoming district opener with Putnam City North Friday. After Byron Jones and Jaylynn Freer were named homecoming royalty, the Yellowjackets went to work absolutely dismantling the visiting 6A-II-2 challengers. Choctaw threw up…

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Yellowjackets whip Westmoore, 46-20

Choctaw claims second straight historic win By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School pounced all over Westmoore Friday night securing the second straight historic win over a Class 6A-I power. After a slugfest with Edmond Santa Fe in the home opener, Choctaw had some lingering injuries plaguing the lineup last Friday. Despite adversity, the…

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Lady Yellowjackets blast Midwest City, 3-0

  By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School hosted the neighboring rival Lady Bombers Thursday to a sweep, 25-9, 25-16 and 25-14. As a team, Choctaw hit .275 and averaged 11.3 kills per set as the Lady Jackets slapped down a dozen aces and 34 kills on the visiting Midwest City squad. Sophomore Malerie…

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Lady Jackets hammer Union, 8-2

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Despite recent rains, Choctaw’s Lady Yellowjackets have managed to get in some big wins. Tuesday Choctaw’s fastpitch squad downed Union, 8-2. Choctaw High School held a 5-2 lead over the visitors from Tulsa after four innings. Then Choctaw notched three runs in the fifth inning. Abby Schmitz, Anna Malaske, and…

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Choctaw wallops Wolves in home opener

Jackets claim first-ever win over Edmond Santa Fe, 37-20 By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw fans are living in the golden age of high school sports as coaches continue to lead the Yellowjackets over historic hurdles. Friday night Choctaw High School celebrated its first win ever over Edmond Santa Fe. The Jackets thumped the visiting Wolves,…

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Lanham leads wrestling camp at Harrah

Duke coach returns to eastern Oklahoma County   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Local middle and high school wrestlers recently had the opportunity to learn from Duke University’s head wrestling coach. Harrah and McLoud wrestlers in grades seventh through 12th were invited out to a wrestling camp at Harrah High School, June 7-8. Dozens of male…

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Back-to-back champions

Lady Longhorns win second straight state basketball title   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Just a short time ago a Jones High School girls’ team had never made the postseason. A year after earning the school’s first girls’ state title, Jones went 3-0 again at the Class 3A State Basketball Championship Tournament to win state for…

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Jackets sting Booker T. Washington

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Ray runs for 287 yards on way to homecoming win Choctaw High School celebrated Homecoming 2021 with a district-play-opening victory over Booker T. Washington. The undefeated and third-ranked Hornets traveled to Bill Jensen Field to take on the second-ranked Yellowjackets. The 6A-II powers collided for a district-opening clash of championship…

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