Barnsdall Panthers

Barnsdall Graduation 2015 (photo gallery)

Barnsdall Graduation 2015 (photo gallery)

‘Real Scrappers’

'Real Scrappers'

As the 2015 baseball season came to a close, Coach Patrick McCarty reflected on the year, commenting that the team greatly improved from the beginning of the season to the end. “I am proud of how they played all year,” he said. “They are a good bunch guys and are all real scrappers.” Coach McCarty’s […]


Panthers send 4 to state

Panthers send 4 to state

The Barnsdall Panther wrestlers, led by Coach’s Shawn Wilson and Pat McCarty, made a respectable showing by placing in the fifth spot as a team at the 3A East Regional Tournament that was held Feb. 20 and 21 in Sperry.  Barnsdall placed above the other teams in their district – Tonkawa, Pawhuska, Newkirk, Morrison, and […]


Panthers, Lady Cougars score District wins

Panthers, Lady Cougars score District wins

For several small school Osage County basketball teams, it is now win or go home time. With wins Friday and Saturday night over South Coffeyville and Woodland respectively, Barnsdall High School’s boys team (14-10) is homeward bound for the first round of the Class A regionals. The Panthers will play No. 4 Okay (25-1) at […]


Tough guys take to the mats

Tough guys take to the mats

Panther hoopsters have a tough week

The Barnsdall varsity girls played in the Sperry Tournament this past weekend. Their opening game was Tuesday against Glenpool, they fell short 58-52. Then on Friday they played Caney Valley and ended up losing 54-17. On Saturday they played Pawhuska and lost 41-17. They ended up losing in the tournament and they fought hard but […]


Barnsdall Hoops!

Barnsdall Hoops!

Barnsdall football homecoming 2014

Barnsdall football homecoming 2014

Barnsdall High School Graduation 2014

Barnsdall High School Graduation 2014

Baseball season over for Osage County

The 2014 high school baseball season is over in Osage County. After sweeping a doubleheader against Adair in the district tournament, the Pawhuska Huskies went 1-2 at its regional tournament Wednesday and Thursday. After opening with a 14-13 win over Salina (19-16), the Huskies dropped two straight games, a 16-0 loss Wednesday night to top-ranked […]


Lady Panthers playing for state championship; Huskies baseball to regionals

Lady Panthers playing for state championship; Huskies baseball to regionals

Two area teams are staying out the diamond for a few more innings this week. After sweeping its regional tournament in Morrison Thursday, the No. 6 Barnsdall Lady Panthers (24-11) will open the Class 3A state tournament at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday against Wister (11-10) on Field No. 2 at Shawnee’s The Ballfields at Firelake. Located […]


Barnsdall and Pawhuska baseball tournaments


Hominy track meet


Barnsdall softball vs. Sperry


Twice a State Champion

When Caleb Hawes takes to the wrestling mat, he stands out: He’s calm, controlled, studied. And when he wins, he stands out, too. He doesn’t gloat, leap in the air or strut with his forefingers in the air to show he’s No. 1. On Saturday night, after he won the state championship at 195 pounds, […]


Oklahoma State Wrestling Championship

Oklahoma State Wrestling Championship

A Field of Dreams in progress

A Field of Dreams in progress

    For years, the Barnsdall softball field has been a place not friendly to spectators, who have had to negotiated a steep, eroding hill and “stairs” with risers more than a foot tall. On the rest of the field, improvements have been made: A new outfield fence was added a year and a half […]


Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association State Championship

Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association State Championship

Brains first, then brawn

Brains first, then brawn

They say that no star fades faster than a high school athlete, but for one Barnsdall High School football player the old saw is proving untrue. In fact, the next time he faces another team, Hunter Hansen will be on the field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, where he will be on the offensive […]


Barnsdall vs Hominy hoops

Barnsdall vs Hominy hoops

The Brainy Bunch: Barnsdall’s A-Team headed to state

The Brainy Bunch: Barnsdall's A-Team headed to state

Barnsdall Elementary School’s Academic Team is always something of a powerhouse, a Brainy Bunch of the Osage. And this year, they are again rising to the top. Over the weekend, the Mighty Six took second place at regionals, earning a spot at the state championship to be held at the University of Oklahoma on March […]


Quilts delivered to patients on a sad anniversary

Quilts delivered to patients on a sad anniversary

  Three years ago Friday, Barnsdall lost a tireless quilter and 12 children lost their mother. Virginia Owens was 88, and she passed at the Barnsdall Nursing Home, leaving behind a slew of family and friends, and piles upon piles of quilts. This Friday, when the nursing home had its annual Christmas party, two of […]


Sperry slams Barnsdall

Sperry slams Barnsdall

oth the boys and girls Barnsdall varsity teams fell to Sperry. The girls lost 52-49 and the boy fell 72-29. The Panthers’ next game is Friday, Jan. 3 against the Woodland Tigers in Barnsdall. There will be no high school basketball games Friday, Jan. 27, while students are on Christmas break. By Rachel Anne Seymour


Sports Results Dec. 10 – Dec. 16

RESULTS Tuesday, Nov. 10 Snow cancelations Thursday, Dec. 12 Barnsdall bball @ Sperry Tourn G: Barnsdall 52, Nowata 45 B: Vinita 81, Barnsdall 45 Hominy bball @ Oilton Invite G: Davenport 64, Hominy 18 B: Davenport 73, Hominy 55 Pawhuska bball @ Sperry Tourn G: Sperry 52, Barnsdall 26 Woodland ball @ Oilton Invite G: […]