Archive - Mar 31, 2011
Gabriel Costilla and the Guymon girlsâ€™ soccer team sent a message in their Class 4-A, District 1 opener Tuesday: Watch out for the Lady Tigers.
Costilla recorded a hat trick with three goals and the Lady Tigers cruised past visiting Alva, 4-0.
By halftime the Lady Tigers (4-3 overall, 1-0 district) had built a 3-0 lead while outshooting Alva, 17-4. By the time the final whistle sounded Guymon had fired 31 shots while allowing just seven.
Guymon's Trey Fankhouser was one of eight players selected to the boys' Large West, Region 1 basketball team, which was announced Tuesday.
Fankhouser, a 6-foot-5 senior, averaged 13.6 points, 9.7 rebounds and two blocks per game while leading the Tigers to a 17-7 record this season.
The versatile forward hurt teams inside and out this season, hitting 37.9 percent of his field goal attempts and 67.1 percent of his free throws, while also connecting on 19 3-pointers.
Guymon Native, Gary Gackstatter, is no stranger to music with a long list of accomplishments in the field to prove it.
The son of Edwin and the late Fern Gackstatter of Guymon, Gary graduated Guymon High School with the Class of 1977.
Throughout his career, Gackstatter has gained recognition from local to international levels. Gary is an active artist, composer, conductor, clinician and performer.
Since 1983, April has been recognized nationally as "Child Abuse Prevention Month."
Annually, activities nationwide are held to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect. Each April, the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) provides information and updated national statistics about child abuse and neglect.
Opal May Littell, 95, of Liberal, Kansas passed away March 29, 2011 at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal, Kansas.
Opal was born September 30, 1915 on the family farm northeast of Rolla, Kansas; she was the daughter of Charles and Fannie Christopher Ipson.