Sports

Meeker baseball

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Above left, senior Jacob Sellers slides in safely with a run in the Bulldogs’ game against Jones on Monday. Upper right, Kade Brewster turns on a pitch in his first at-bat of the day. Jones won, 4-2. Photos/Brian Blansett

NRC golf at Seminole

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North Rock Creek’s middle school golf team of Maddox Munn, Keifer Landes and Jet Smith carded a team score of 349 Monday in the Seminole tournament.

NRC Track

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Above, Jamarian Jenkins on his way to a firstplace finish in the 100 meters at the Luther track meet Saturday. Upper left, Kaley Ellis in the long jump and, lower left, Noah McMullan in the 300 meter hurdles. Photos/Brian Blansett

Randall wins at McAlester

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Zoe Kate Randall competed as a Level 4 gymnast in the MEGA Meet on March 7th in McAlester, OK. Zoe tied for 2nd place in the Level 4 All-Around, with first place finishes on vault and bars. Zoe is on the Rising Star Gymnastics team in Shawnee, with Coach Debbie Simonson. Zoe is in the 7th grade at Meeker Middle School.

Bound for state!

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Ike Shirey gets a hug from coach Jeff Edmondson after his buzzer-beater three-pointer on Friday put the Dale Pirates into the state tournament. Photo/Rick Hester

State tournament starts on Thursday

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The Dale High School basketball teams for the second consecutive year are headed to the Class 2A state tournament that opens play today (Thursday).

Playoff basketball

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At right, Meeker’s Kaitlyn Culp (22) defends against a shot in the lane by Prague’s Taylor Hodges (10) in district action Saturday night. Photo/Brian Blansett Below, Trae Thompson puts in a bucket against Dibble in the Dale Pirates’ win in the district finals. Photo/Rick Hester. Dale will be back in action this week, hosting the regional tournament, and Meeker will back at Prague.

JUCO tournament returns to Shawnee

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This year’s 2020 Region II National Junior College Athletic Association tournament scheduled for March 4-7 at Oklahoma Baptist University marks a milestone.

Districts are done - on to regionals

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Dale’s Sicily Shirey (0) grabs a rebound late in the Lady Pirates’ win ovver North Rock Creek in the district finals Saturday. Emily Abbott (21) and Madi Conley (13) contend for North Rock Creek. Both Dale teams advanced to the regional tournament, with the girls playing Wright City at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Dale and the boys playing Wynnewood at 8. North Rock Creek plays Haworth in the girls’ consolation bracket at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Dale. Meeker will play Chandler in the consolation bracket at Prague, with the girls starting at 1:30 p.m. and the boys following at 3. McLoud plays at home in the Class 4A regional, with the Lady Redskins playing Heritage Hall at 1:30 p.m. Thursday and the boys facing Harding Charter at 3 p.m. Photo/Rick Hester