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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AHS runners see girls finish 1st, boys 2nd

The Altus High School Cross Country runners continue to perform well heading into their next meet.The Cache meet saw the girls finishing in first yet again and the boys finishing in 2nd despite being short two of its best competitors due to injury. Alan Ortiz won the boys 5k to log his 4th straight meet. Grace Hernke is back in the top spot for the girls for the 3rd time in her last 4 meets to lead the girls to the team win. The girls placed 4 of the top 6 finishers in the 5k.

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Bulldogs drop 28-26 loss to Mac

The Bulldogs fell short of upsetting class 5A’s #1 team, Lawton MacArthur, by 2 measly points, 28-26 in front of a huge crowd inside Hightower Memorial Stadium Friday Night.Prior to the game, anyone predicting that outcome would certainly have been in the minority. Even the gurus from OKC who pick the scores for all the games in state had the Bulldogs losing by 5 touchdowns to the Highlanders.Truth of it is, however, the Bulldogs whipped Mac up and down and all aro...

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Bulldogs face #1 Mac

The Altus High Bulldogs host the Highlanders of Lawton Macarthur tonight in Hightower Memorial Stadium at 7:30.This is a huge game for the Bulldogs. This is a chance to gain respect throughout the state and to put all contenders on notice. In order to win this game however, something will have to give way. Either Lawton Mac’s prolific spread attack will have to be held in check or the physical defense of the Bulldogs will buckle.Mac runs a ton of plays per game. Ag...

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