August 28th, 2012
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma invites Texas County schools and students to participate in the eighth annual Students Against Hunger Food and Fund Drive, which runs September 24th through Nov. 9.
â€śThe food and funds collected from this drive will stay local and arrive just in time for the holidays,â€ť said Rodney Bivens, executive director of the Regional Food Bank. â€śThis food drive is an opportunity for students to positively impact the lives of people in their own community.â€ť
HOOKER â€” Several area students won free trips sponsored by Tri-County Electric Cooperative this summer.
The Guymon 4-H club met at the OSU Extension Office on Aug. 13. After reports were heard on fair entries and recent 4-H activities, the club elected officers for the coming year.
Hannah Gloden was elected club president. Brice Bagley was elected vice president and Rebecca Bagley the secretary. Zac League is the treasurer, Anna Graham is the reporter and song and game leaders are Elizabeth Conner and Zoe League.
The clubâ€™s next meeting is a field trip to Sunbelt Feeders in Hugoton, Kan.. on Monday, Sept. 10. The group will meet at the extension office at 5:30 p.m. to travel together.
Grady Wayne Jones, 53, of Guymon; passed away Saturday Aug. 25, 2012 at his residence.
Funeral services are pending and will be announced by the Bunch - Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.
Friends can sign the online guestbook and leave condolences at www.bunchroberts.com.
Guymon Junior High hosted Woodward on Monday. Results were not made available by press time.
Friday and Saturday, GJH played at a tournament in Woodward. GJH defeated Seilinf 12-4, lost to Weatherford 9-7, lost to Vici 10-0. lost to Sharon Mutual 10-2, won over Arnett 7-2 and lost to Elk City 11-0.
This Thursday the Goodwell-Yarbrough Eagles football team will play their first football game under the lights at their own home field in Goodwell. The Eagles will face the Satanta (Kan.) Indians at 7 p.m., in the season opener. The Eagles are able to play on their own field thanks to the support of the community, booster club and the Goodwell Independent School District Board of Education.
Texhoma made it into the semifinals and Guymon, Goodwell, Hooker and Tyrone made it as far as quarterfinal play in the 2012 Guymon Softball Tournament played Friday and Saturday.
The defending 2011 tournament champion, the Guymon Lady Tigers, had their hopes dashed Saturday afternoon by a Colorado team that is ranked No. 5 in that state.
A few hours later, the Lamar, Colo., Lady Savages won the tournament championship with a 5-0 win over Forgan.
Lamar emerged from semifinal play earlier on Saturday with a 13-0 win over Texhoma, eliminating the Lady Devils from the tournament.
Will the defending 2011 Guymon Softball Tournament champion, the Lady Tigers, repeat at they 2012 tournament? That cannot be answered without knowing all of the results from pool play on Friday.
As the second and final day of play begins at 10 a.m. today, Texhoma has emerged the leader from Pool B with wins in all four games played Friday.
Pool A final results were unclear late Friday night because attempts to reach several coaches were unsuccessful.
TEXHOMAâ€”A three-way scrimmage last night showed Texhoma head coach Aaron Witten that the Red Devils are ready for the football season, now just days away. On the other hand, the scrimmage was a reminder for Guymon head coach Bryan Ballard that the Tigers still need work with just five days remaining before the season opener.
â€śWe played really well,â€ť Witten said.
Ashton Sledge stepped up and took Kate Stricklandâ€™s place when Strickland was unable to play at Clayton, N.M., Thursday night.
Sledge took Stricklandâ€™s spot at the match when Strickland became ill in Clayton. Sledge, who usually plays the defensive libero position, recorded 10 kills as an offensive player filling in for Strickland.
The Lady Tigers lost the match 27-25, 15-25, 12-25 and 20-25.
â€śWe had to shuffle some people around. It was a little bit tough last night,â€ť Guymon head coach Ty Ware said Friday morning.