Archive - Jun 1, 2012 - Sports Article
The White teams won a pair of shootouts in Classic Bowl boys basketball Thursday at Woodwardâ€™s Boomer Fieldhouse.
In the opening game, the White team rolled to a 94-72 victory, pulling away late. The Red trailed by one at halftime and closed to within 12 in the final 4 minutes before the White team opened it back up again.
In the second game, the White team won 84-73 in a matchup that was close all the way.
Classic Bowl Player of the Year Garrett Butler of Burlington led the White team in the first game with 16 points. Miles McKinley of Thomas added 11 and Blake Cless of Medford 10.
With the 41st Jim Hitch Golf Tournament teeing off today, friends of the Guymon High School student who died tragically at 17 remember Hitch as a standout athlete and friend.
The annual young mensâ€™ tournament for high school boys and 2012 graduates of all skill levels is being played at Sunset Hills Golf Course today and tomorrow.
Hitch died in his sleep 42 years ago, suffering from walking pneumonia. He would have graduated from GHS the following year.
The regionâ€™s only semi-pro baseball team, the Liberal Bee Jays, will once again present a baseball clinic for Guymon area children tomorrow.
Every year at this time, Epic PCS sponsors free Bee Jays baseball clinics in Guymon and Elkhart and Liberal Kan. Epic provides free hot dogs and drinks at the Epic PCS retail stores in each of the three communities. Bee Jays team members will autograph free baseballs for the children.
The Bee Jays will put on the clinic tomorrow, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Kids Inc. Major League Field at 11th and East streets.