Area Sports

Cherokee Lady Chiefs finish in second place in conference tournament

The Cherokee Lady Chiefs finished in second place for the second straight year in the Cherokee Strip Conference Tournament. The tournament looked a little different from years past with two junior varsity squads on the girls side and one on the boys’ squad. The Timberlake Lady Tigers and Burlington Elks were both forced to sit…

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Jadin Hall signs letter of intent

Jadin Hall signed a letter of intent to play at Sterling College. Front Row, L to R: Hall and Cherokee High School Coach Kirsten Pruett. Back Row, L to R: Rita Hall and Greg Hall.

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Two high school teams face off

Heather Gilley staff Cherokee High School and Timberlake High School met on the court in Helena for their matchup. The Lady Chiefs defeated the Lady Tigers 52-36. In the boys’ contest, Timberlake won 48-30. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the Class A and B playoff assignments. Timberlake will host and Medford, Kremlin-Hillsdale and…

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The Lady Cougars take part in Medford Invitational Tournament

After falling to Drummond 68-30 on the opening day of the Medford Invitational Tournament, the Aline-Cleo Lady Cougars rebounded on the second day to defeat DCLA 45-15. With the 1-1 start to the tournament, the Lady Cougars were set to face off with Felt for the consolation championship on the tournament’s final day. The Lady…

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Lady Chiefs take home tourney title, Elks take home third place

Cherokee High School hosted their annual Cherokee Invitational Tournament January 7-9. The Cherokee Lady Chiefs and Buffalo Bison took home top honors in this year’s tournament. The Lady Chiefs defeated Billings on day one  by a score of 78-12. Cherokee outscored Billings 27-0 in the first, 18-6 in the second, 16-6 in the third and…

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Teams play basketball games before the break

Area basketball teams took part in different games over the past few weeks. December 3 Boys Burlington 85, Waynoka 57 B 21 21 22 21 – 64 W 14 5 17 21 – 45 BHS: Smith, 25; Whittet, 19; P. Allen, 18; Paschall, 14; Peffly, 7; W. Allen, 2. December 8 Girls C-Douglas 64, A-Cleo…

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Timberlake football players named all-district

Members of the Timberlake football team were named to the District C-3 all district team and to the 8 man all-star game. 8-Man All Star • Dylan Schlup, TE/De. • Brian Severin, coach. • Alternate Selections: Dalton Leierer, LB/TE/WR. All-District • District MVP: JJ Pippin. • District Offensive Player of the Year: Ethan Jenlink. •…

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Timberlake defeats Buffalo to advance to the state championship

The Timberlake Tiger football team, under the direction of Brian Severin, returns to the state championship game for the first time since 2009 to take on the Tyrone Bobcats. Timberlake advanced through the playoffs with a bye the first week, cancellation by Oaks Mission during the second due to Covid, defeated Waynoka in the quarterfinals…

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Two schools release Covid basketball protocols

The following schools have released their basketball protocols for the upcoming season. Burlington The intent of the policy is to ensure the safety of our fans, students, and athletes. All adults must have a mask to enter the game. It is highly recommended for all spectators to wear a mask while in the building. Social…

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