Plainsmen head coach Curtis Foster confirmed Tuesday that the team will have to quarantine after a person affiliated with the team came back with a positive COVID-19 test on Tuesday. Foster declined to state whether it was a player.
Local and area basketball tournaments continue today. Here are some results from the Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, action:
Kingfisher’s boys, 6-1 and ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, will be looking to continue their dominance of the Wheat Capital Basketball Tournament, which tips off its 52nd edition Thursday at Chisholm’s Paul Outhier Fieldhouse.
The restrictions COVID-19 has put on junior college basketball programs (no games until Jan. 23 for the Lady Jets) has been especially hard on Coach Kelli Jennings, who is making the transition from high school (Okarche) to college.
After millions in private-dollar donations over the last few months, a capital campaign now has about $500,000 left to fundraise to complete construction on Enid’s Advance Soccer Complex.
The Enid Plainsmen football program made several positive strides this season and it didn’t go unnoticed by District 6A1-1 coaches, who voted second-year Enid head coach Rashaun Woods as its coach of the year.
Brian Smith will be seeing a familiar face when his 8-2 Covington-Douglas Wildcats host the 7-3 Depew Hornets in a second-round Class B playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday.
Jett Cheatham scored six touchdowns and Oklahoma Bible Academy blasted Healdton 51-14 in the first playoff game at Commitment Field since 2010.
The win puts Enid in a far more positive mode as it prepares to visit Norman (1-4, 1-3) at 7 p.m. on Friday as opposed to last year when the team entered its game against the Tigers winless and not competitive.
Oklahoma Bible Academy (5-2 overall and 3-1 in District A-3), riding a three-game winning streak, hosts No. 1-ranked Cashion (7-0, 2-0) in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Commitment Field.
When a team is struggling and in the midst of a losing streak, good fortune can quickly turn to misfortune. Such was the case for the Chisholm Longhorns (1-6, 0-4) football team last week.
Pioneer coach Gus Overstreet expects to see a different Barnsdall team than he saw on video during a 48-8 loss to Covington-Douglas last week when the Mustangs (5-2 overall and 2-0 in District B-7) visit the Panthers (5-2, 1-1) at 7 p.m. Friday.
Two teams headed in different directions will meet Friday when Waukomis (0-6, 0-1, District B-2) hosts Ringwood (3-4, 2-0) in a 7 p.m. kickoff. It will be Waukomis' final home game.
Game summaries cover Covington-Douglas, Pioneer, Hennessey, Chisholm, Ringwood, Pond Creek-Hunter, Kremlin-Hillsdale, Waukomis, Timberlake, Medford, Deer Creek-Lamont, Cherokee, Okeene, Kingfisher and Garber.
ENID, Okla. — With most of Oklahoma’s prep football teams having played Thursday night and all three of the state’s college football teams idled Saturday, Enid area sports fans still have an option for live sports this weekend when Enid Speedway hosts the Pure Stock Nationals on Friday and Saturday.
Enid will be looking to halt a three-game losing streak and pick up its first District 6A1-1 this season when the Plainsmen (2-3, 0-2) visit winless Edmond Memorial Thursday at 7 p.m.
Covington-Douglas, riding a five-game winning streak, should find out if it's a contender or a pretender in the District B-7 race when the Wildcats host 5-1 Barnsdall in a 7 p.m. kickoff Thursday.
No. 19 Enid Pacers gave No. 11 Owasso all it could handle before falling in five sets in the Class 6A volleyball regional at Deer Creek Edmond on Tuesday.
Second-seeded Heritage Hall overwhelmed third-seeded OBA in the first set and carried that momentum to a 3-0 sweep in a semifinal match at Blanchard High School.
❝It's just going to take time. The guys are bigger, faster, stronger and they understand what we're trying to do. They gave us an opportunity to compete in last week's game.❞ — Enid head coach Rashaun Woods
No. 3 seed Oklahoma Bible Academy (25-10) will have a rematch with No. 6 seed Oklahoma Union (22-10) at 4 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Class 3A state volleyball tournament at Blanchard High School.
Kremlin-Hillsdale coach Tyler Severin doesn’t see Pond Creek-Hunter’s two-week quarantine because of COVID-19 as being an advantage for his Broncs when they visit the 1-2 Panthers Friday in the District B-2 opener for both teams.
Asked of the status of Perkins' ongoing suspension, OU head coach Lincoln Riley said it hasn't changed and the defensive end traveled with the team to Ames to provide off-field leadership.
Oklahoma State football has long relied on offense to win games in the Big 12 Conference, but with injuries at quarterback and along the offensive line, the Cowboys have turned to the defense for its clean start to the season.
This Week's Circulars
- OSDH: Enid woman among 29 new virus-related deaths; Oklahoma sees more than 2,800 total deaths
- Woods not headed to Muskogee
- Kingfisher woman injured in Tuesday afternoon accident
- Donor pledges money for sheriff's office K-9
- I-35 north ramp at U.S. 412 in Noble County closed due to crash
- Positive test lands Plainsmen hoops in quarantine
- Town hall about redistricting process to be held Thursday
- Home left with major fire damage in 1 of 3 structure fires
- What's 2 Do in Enid, area
- Spring application deadline for $10,000 Enid business grant moved to January
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