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Texhoma opens against the 10th-ranked team in Texas

September 4, 2014

TEXHOMA — Ryan Jackson’s first game as a head coach is going to be a doozy.

Jackson’s Texhoma Red Devils will take on Booker, Texas tonight at Wheatbowl Stadium, The same Booker Kiowas team that’s home to the state’s Class 2A passing yards leader and the state’s all-time receiving yards leader who is just 15 catches from setting the Texas receptions record.

And the No. 10-ranked 2A Div. 2 team in Texas that opened with a 35-13 win over the Amarillo High JV last week.

See more in Friday's issue.

New coach, new outlook at Hooker

September 4, 2014

HOOKER — When the Hooker Bulldogs take the field in Elkhart, Kan. tonight, the disappointments and “near misses” of last year will be a thing of the past.

The Bulldogs take the field with a new coach and eight returning starters on both sides of the ball off last year’s 2-7 team. That experience and a new attitude brought by a new coach makes for a bright future for the Bulldogs.

See more in Friday's GDH.

Meet the new GHS football coaches

September 4, 2014

GUYMON — The 2014 football season is all about change for the Guymon Tigers.

And change begins at the top.

Head coach Mike Taylor knows this, and made some major changes to his coaching staff. It’s a whole new ballgame in Tiger Country with an entirely new staff.

Read more in the Friday GDH.

Web Exclusive: Guymon JV Lady Tigers dominate home volleyball quad

September 3, 2014

GUYMON — The Guymon High School junior varsity volleyball team was simply perfect Tuesday night.

Guymon's junior Lady Tigers swept Rolla, Elkhart and Moscow in dominating fashion. Guymon downed Rolla 25-15, 25-8; Moscow 25-8, 25-9, and Elkhart 25-17, 25-11.

In the win over Moscow, Katie Blood was generous, garnering 12 assists for the Lady Tigers, as Brittany Belden and Ciara King dropped down 7 aces.

Haley Chapman and King recorded 4 kings each, Brittney Belden recorded 9 digs defensively, and Saile Molina added a block for good measure.

Taylor revamps coaching staff, expecting good things at Guymon

September 3, 2014

GUYMON — Change is a good thing.

If that adage holds true, Guymon High School football fans are in for some good things this year.

Second year head coach Mike Taylor was not happy with last year’s 0-10 season (Guymon last won a game on the final night of the 2012 campaign, 48-24 over Western Heights). And complacency is not in his nature.

Junior High Lady Tigers down Tyrone, 7-3

September 3, 2014

GUYMON — The Guymon Central Junior High Lady Tigers got timely hits, strong pitching and good defense to down the Tyrone Lady Bobcats 7-3 in junior high softball on Tuesday afternoon at Guymon High School.

Maggie Bellew got the start in the circle for Guymon (4-4 overall). The 7th grader pitched a complete game 2-hitter, striking out two.

Tyrone tagged Guymon for two in the top of the first on five walks, a passed ball and an error.

Guymon drops two of three at home quad

September 3, 2014

GUYMON — The Guymon Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team was just that close to picking up three wins at its home quad Tuesday night.
Instead, Guymon (4-6 overall) dropped two heart-breaking matches to Moscow and Elkhart, Kan., while sweeping Rolla, Kan.

See Wednesday's paper for more.

Tyrone, Turpin to renew football rivalry, Friday

September 3, 2014

TYRONE - The last time Tyrone squared off with Turpin on the football field, many of the current players’ parents were just children, cell phones were something from a science fiction movie, the Internet didn’t exist and MTV actually played music.

A whole new generation will renew the old Tyrone-Turpin football rivalry Friday night when the Cardinals pay a visit to Bobcat Field for the 2014 season-opener.

Guymon boys dominate Hooker cross country meet

August 31, 2014

HOOKER — Thursday was a good day for a run.

The Guymon junior and Senior High School cross country team thought so, too, dominating the Hooker meet. The junior and senior high boys each placed first in the team standings, while the junior high girls were second and high school girls third.

“We took over 100 total runners and had a very good outing for our first meet of the season,” said head coach Andy Brown. “We brought home a total of 24 medals."

The varsity boys won the meet for the third straight year, edging out Hooker by four points in a competitive race. Beaver placed third.

Experienced Tiger cross country opens season today

August 28, 2014

GUYMON — Every coach of every sport comes into each new season excited about their team’s prospects. But Guymon High School cross country coach Andy Brown has a good reason to be excited.

The Guymon boys return every runner who competed on varsity last year with the exception of one. The girls lost two seniors from last year, but gain two experienced freshmen who were strong for the junior high team the last two years.

The season starts today at 5:30 p.m. in Hooker.

 

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