Sports

Boys’ Summer Pride Suspended

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Both Watonga high school and junior high athletics for the Eagles’ boys have been suspended until July 8 after one player tested positive for COVID-19 prior to a Summer Pride strength and conditioning workout last week.

Jackson, Rinehart Nominated as VYPE All-Hub Football Selections

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As Watonga High School varsity football continues its annual Summer Pride strength and conditioning in the morning in preparation for the 2020 season, it was announced that Eagles players Joe Jackson and Joe Rinehart have been nominated for the VYPE Oklahoma Preseason Cimarron Valley All-Area Team at their respective positions.

MLB Set to Return for 60-Game Schedule

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.

Lady Bison Softball Starts Summer League

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After roughly three months without live-action for Geary High School, the Lady Bison varsity fast-pitch softball team took the field on Tuesday, June 16 at Hinton High School for a pair of summer league scrimmages against Navajo High School and the host Hinton Lady Comets.

MLB Proposes New 76-Game Season

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NEW YORK - Major League Baseball has made another try to start the coronavirus-delayed season in early July, proposing a 76-game regular season, expanding the playoffs from 10 teams to as many as 16 and allowing players to earn about 75% of their prorated salaries.