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Jr High girls dominate Elgin Owl Classic track meet

Victories in two relay events helped the Altus Junior High girls dominate the recent Elgin Owl Classic track meet.Altus won five events en route to 152 points. Host Elgin was second with 79 points.The quartet of Lynzie Herron, Sophia Pack, MacKenzie Wood and Olga Lopez took the 3200-meter relay in 12 minutes, 45 seconds. The 1600-meter foursome of Nia Hill, Nakome Clarke, D’Lonie Jackson and Wood won in 5:01.Other firsts came from Kelsee Baker in the 300...

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Winners return from NAGA Jujitsu competition with medals

Earlier this month students of Wilcoxen’s Academy of Martial Arts returned from a NAGA (North American Grappling Association) Jujitsu Competition held on April 5, in Dallas, Texas.“We had about seven people and brought home 8 medals,” said Head Coach Jason Greer. “These guys train six days a week… seven days a week some...

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Altus boys soccer focused on winning season finale Friday

Jaime Reyna isn’t concerned about the complicated playoff scenario.The Altus boys soccer coach and his Bulldogs are focused on one thing - winning their regular season finale Friday at Lawton.Altus scored a close-range goal in each half and relied on gritty defense to hold off Duncan, 2-1, on Tuesday – Senior Night - at Hightower Memorial Stadium. Altus, 3-3 in district, plays Lawton Eisenhower on Friday at Cameron University.“We played hard,...

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Girls team finishes 1st in tennis invitational

The Elk City Tennis Invitational 2014 was held with Altus Girls finishing 1st as a team.Individual honors were: #1 singls - Shalee Maahs (4th place); #2 singles - Taylor Busby (champion); #1 doubles - Carsen King and Taylor Landes (champions); and #2 doubles - Chealsey Kille and Morgan Worrington (champions).Boys finished 3rd as a team.Individual honors were: #1 singles - DeOndre Chandler (4th place); #2 singles - Kade Redden (2nd place); #1 doubles - Spencer ...

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Memorial Scholarship winners named

Katelynn and Kriston Shumaker, graduates of Navajo High School, Western freshmen and members of the Pioneer women’s basketball team are the recipients of the “The Ewell and Lola Russell Memorial Scholarship.” Katelynn majors in Health, P.E. and Recreation, is a Western Ambassador and Student Senate Secretary. Kriston majors in Liberal Arts and will be inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society this se...

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Altus Lady Bulldogs place 3rd at Cache

CACHE - Facing some of the top schools on this side of the state, the Altus High School Lady Bulldog Track and Field team did an outstanding job. Plainview (Class 4A’s defending State Champion) took top honors, followed by Lawton Ike, Altus, Lawton High and Cache in the 20 team field.Highlighting the day for the Lady Bulldogs was Ashely Hughes who took second in the 100 Hurdles (15.76) with her personal best, and Hughes took second in the 300 Hurdles (47.60). Kiandra Knight, ...

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Altus Lady Bulldogs race to 2nd at S.O.I.

DUNCAN - The Altus High Lady Bulldogs track and field team took runner-up honors at the Southern Oklahoma Invitational Track Meet held in Duncan on Saturday. Lawton Ike took the team honors with a tight four team battle for second. It came down to the 1600 Relay as to who would get second. Altus finished second in the race to take the runner-up spot (out of 15 teams) with 76 points. Ardmore was next with 74, followed by Edmond Memorial (66), Lawton High (65) and Norman North (64).

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