Lincoln County News

Chandler wrestling

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Top, the referee is looking for the pin as Evan Manning competes for Chandler during the Lions’ dual meet with Bethel last week. Photo/Jennifer Pryor. Above left, Patrick Smith wrestles in the junior high competition. Photo/Jennifer Pryor. Above right, Alison Conway won her weight at the McLoud Tournament on Friday and was named Outstanding Wrestler in the upper weights. Photo/Brian Blansett

Championships for Dale, North Rock Creek

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The Dale and North Rock Creek boys teams won tournament championships last week, with Dale taking the crown at the Cashion tournament and North Rock Creek winning the Tri-County Invitational, held at the Cougars’ own gym.

High school hoops

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Left, McLoud’s Tryce Lewis (50) eyes the bucket before scoring in the semifinals of the 66 Conference tournament last week in Seminole. Defending for Meeker are Cade Patterson (21) and Caleb Chapman. Photo/Brian Blansett

Disk golf

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Friday was a beautiful day for late January and disk golfers took full advantage of it. The fivesome of Robert Spurlock, Harley Pettitt, Justin Hoover, Blake Ivie and Logan Pettitt made up one of many groups playing at McLoud’s course along the walking trail in the Lawrence Wahpepah Park. Above, Hoover plays a shot from the rough on the south end of the course. Below left, Harley Pettitt walks with his backpack of specialized flying disks and below right, watches as Spurlock floats a shot into the target on the first hole. Photos/Brian Blansett

Tim Ray McBride

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On Thursday January 21, 2021, Tim Ray McBride of Chandler, Okla., passed away at age 58. Tim was born in Morse Mill, Mo., on December 30, 1962 to Don and Betty Hayden McBride.

Troy Louis Crail

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A funeral service will be held for Manchaca, Texas, resident Troy Louis Crail at 2 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2021, at Harrell Funeral Home in Austin, Texas, with Pastor Debbie Head officiating. Burial will follow at Onion Creek Memorial Park in Austin under the direction of Harrell Funeral Homes.

Betty Charlene Thompson

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Betty Charlene Thompson of Chandler was born February 11, 1948, in Okemah, Okla. She died Sunday, January 17, 2021, in Chandler at the age of 72 years.

Raymond Lyal Newman

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Raymond Lyal Newman was born January 19, 1957, in Oklahoma City and died Friday, January 22, 2021, in Shawnee, Okla. He was 64 years old.

Danny Joe Hodge

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Danny Joe Hodge was born February 9, 1952, in Chandler and died Thursday, January 21, 2021, in Shawnee, Okla. He was 68 years old.

Chaiyo Martzall

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Chaiyo Martzall of Chandler was born July 19, 1967, in Thailand. He died Wednesday, January 20, 2021, in Shawnee, Okla., at the age of 53 years.