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Bulldogs face #1 again

When the Bulldogs tee up the football Friday night on senior night against the Ardmore Tigers, it will be the 3rd time this season that the #1 team will line up against the Bulldogs.Ardmore earned the #1 ranking by knocking off then #1 MacArthur and based on the Tigers strength of schedule according to The Daily Oklahoman. It’s a great opportunity to continue to turn heads toward this corner of the state.Yesterday on the wet practice field, the Bulldogs continued t...

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First time hunter drops 9 point buck

Kyle Martin, 9, of Altus, crouched in a deer blind last Saturday, Oct. 23, on his first deer hunt ever. Holding the rifle for the very first time, at the end of its scope, Martin spotted his first wild game, 108 yards away, just as the sun was falling below the horizon. In one single successful shot, he made his first kill ever- a 9 point buck.“I just fired and I looked and I saw him drop,” Kyle said, coolly hopping out from behind the blind. Kyle was part of a group of...

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7th and 8th fall to Clinton

CLINTON – The Altus Junior High 7th and 8th grade football teams took early leads in their games with Clinton only to watch the Reds come back for victories Tuesday night. The 7th Grade Dawgs lost 38-14 while the 8th grade team lost 22-14.In the 7th grade contest the Dawgs took the opening kick and marched right down the field. Following a big run by fullback Hunter Webb the Dawgs ran a toss to the right side of the field. Slotback Quaylin Johnson took the pinch and followed ...

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Cross country boys take top spot in home meet, girls finish 2nd

At their home Altus meet, Alan Ortiz and Gio Esmerado finish 1st and 2nd respectively to help the Bulldogs claim the team win for the cross country boys. Grace Hernke finished 3rd in individual standings to secure the 2nd place spot for the girls’ team. Results are below. The next action for the cross country team is in the 5A Regional meet at Norman at the Irving Middle School. The girls will run at 10 a.m. and the boys will begin at 10:45 a.m.Boys - 5k - 32 runners...

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Bulldogs roll Chickasha 47-14

The Bulldogs rolled the Fighting Chicks of Chickasha 47-14 Friday inside the rock at Hightower Memorial Stadium.The win moves the Bulldogs to 5-2 overall and 3-1 in district play. Ardmore comes to town next week to battle the Bulldogs for the district championship. Ardmore went on the road and beat #1 MacArthur 27-22 to move to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in district games. Ardmore will most likely move to #2 in class 5A behind a Guthrie team that won 62-0 this week. Altus will move up fro...

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Athletic Leadership

The Altus Bulldogs at 4-2 overall, 2-1 in district and ranked #8 in class 5A host the Fighting Chicks of Chickasha tonight at 7:30 p.m. inside the rock of Hightower Memorial Stadium.There are only two more chances to see the new blue, and tonight is one of those chances. It’s a chance to catch a team on a rocket engine rise. It’s a chance to see a team committed to each other. It’s a chance to see a coaching staff confident in their players, their preparation of g...

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Tailgate party planned for Thursday

On Thursday night, the 12th Man Club will again be hosting a tailgate party for all Altus Bulldog fans. The tailgate will begin at 5 p.m., and the All Sports Association will be selling burger meals at Hightower Stadium in Altus. Many groups will be on hand to meet all your Bulldog merchandise needs. Thursday has also been declared Blue Out Night by the Bulldog Football Team.

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Area runners compete in booster club cross country meet

Fifteen young area runners braved the cold conditions on Saturday morning to compete in the first annual Altus Track Booster Club Cross Country Meet. The meet was open to all age groups, 6th grade and below, and the 1600 meter course was at Western Oklahoma State College.The first race of the day was the 6th grade girls. Altus’ Rylee Borrego (6:57)took first place barely ahead of Sarah Scott. The 5th grade girls followed that and Altus’ Alondra Reyes(8:24) raced to that...

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AJH 8th tops Tomlinson

LAWTON – The Altus Junior High 8th grade Dawgs claimed their second win of the season on Tuesday night with an 18-0 thumping of the Lawton Tomlinson Wolves.Tomlinson and Altus traded punts to start the game. Altus pinned the Wolves deep on their punt. Starting from their own 15 yard line, the Wolves met a ferocious Dawg defense and couldn’t advance forward. The Wolves lost 7 yards on their first play, 5 yards on their next play and on their third play, Altus noseguard T...

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AHS cross country boys finish 2nd at Hobart

Altus High School Cross Country results from the Hobart Meet sees the boys finish strong again in the second spot (results below).Altus High School will host a meet on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the soccer fields 3.4 miles north of the high school. There will be three races at the Altus meet: Small School Girls 2 Mile, Large School Girls 5k, Large School Boys 5k.Hobart resultsBoys 5k - 51 Runners2. Alan...

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Bulldogs back at work

Here at mid-week and Bulldog fans are in a teetering point between feeling frustrated at the Mac loss and feeling confident at what the loss can potentially result in. Something that is common within the supporters and coaches is the pride we all feel towards the effort the players gave. They played a great game. In coach-speak, they left it all on the field.I know I wasn’t the only one that left the stadium with a grin on Friday. Yes, the turnovers stunk. Yes, the Bulldogs c...

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