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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: […]


Sports Results from Dec. 3 – Dec. 9

RESULTS Tuesday, Dec. 3 Barnsdall bball@ Wesleyan Christian G: 51-37, Barnsdall B: 64-58, Wesleyan Barnsdall wrestling vs Jay 46-36, Jay Barnsdall wrestling @ Oologah-Talala 36-28, Oologah-Talala Hominy bball @ Copan G: 48-22, Copan B: 62-33, Hominy Pawhuska bball @ Perry G: 45-44 OT, Pawhuska B: 64-58, Perry Skiatook wrestling vs Cleveland 45-33, Skiatook Thursday, Dec. […]


Sports Results from Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

Sports Results from Nov. 26 - Dec. 2

RESULTS Monday, Nov. 25 Barnsdall bball vs Shidler G: 76-20, Barnsdall B: 50-47, Shidler Tuesday, Nov, 26 Barnsdall bball at Sperry G: 51-47, Sperry B: 99-38, Sperry UP NEXT Thursday, Dec. 5 Pawhuska wrestling vs Cleveland Skiatook wrestling @ Vinita 5pm Friday, Nov. 6 Barnsdall bball at Pawhuska 6:30pm Hominy bball vs Pawnee 6:30pm Pawhuska […]


Coaching change up at Shidler High

Coaching change up at Shidler High

The Barnsdall Panthers and Shidler Tigers have swapped coaches, continuing their friendly rivalry. Jake Christenson coached for the Tigers’ boys team last year, but was standing with the Panthers last week. Jake took a full-time teaching position with the school and also replaced his father Dale Christenson as the basketball coach. Dale wasn’t out of […]


A big award

A big award

Chase Eaves of Barnsdall weighs but 52 pounds, but over the weekend he won a trophy that could double his weight. Eaves bought home the Division 1 Champion title at the Tulsa Kickoff Classic that heralds the beloved wrestling season in Oklahoma. The giant championship trophy depicts an eagle. By Louise Red Corn


Bucks continue towards state, four others fall

Bucks continue towards state, four others fall

It was a rough go for most of the local football teams during the first round of the state playoff tournaments. Although each of the county teams qualified for the tournament, only one continued its season after Friday night’s games. The Hominy Bucks Class A football team was the only Osage County team to win […]


Emotional assembly

Emotional assembly

The Barnsdall Elementary School sang songs and presented the flags during the Monday morning Veterans Day assembly. The junior high and high school also attended the event, along with local residents and veterans. The assembly even brought tears to one first grader’s eyes. LaRae Clark, a reading tutor at the school, held her son Brodie […]


Sports Results from Nov. 5 – Nov. 11

RESULTS Friday, Nov. 8 Barnsdall football vs Depew 36-14, Barnsdall Hominy football at Drumright 41-6, Hominy Pawhuska football vs Adair 39-6, Adair Skiatook football vs Bishop Kelley 34-16, Skiatook Woodland football vs Rejoice Christian 46-0, Rejoice Christian UP NEXT Friday, Nov. 15 Shidler basketball vs Glencoe 6:30pm First Round of State Football Playoffs 7:30pm Barnsdall […]