Sports

OU Football Game at Army Officially Canceled

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In a 2020 college football season that already has much uncertainty around it with the coronavirus pandemic, it was officially announced that the Sept. 26 game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the Army Black Knights will be canceled.

Lady Eagles, Lady Bison Ready for Annual Watonga Softball Festival

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With the 2020 high school fast-pitch softball season set to begin in August, the annual Watonga Festival preseason softball tournament will wrap up July this Thursday and Friday. The Watonga Lady Bison, Geary Lady Bison, Hinton Lady Comets, Okarche Lady Warriors, Seiling Lady Wildcats, and Fairview Lady Yellowjackets will be some of the teams in the area taking part in this year’s two-day cluster of preseason scrimmages.

Lady Bison Softball Holds Car Wash Fundraiser

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Over the weekend, the Geary High School varsity fast-pitch softball team held a car wash fundraiser under first-year Lady Bison head coach Rick Scott. Coach Scott said he was very happy with the turnout and success of the fundraiser held on Saturday at R&V Car Wash in Geary, which was aimed towards raising money to help with the costs of keeping Lady Bison players safe while attempting to build a great softball program.

Joe Jackson Selected to Class A All-Vype Preseason Football Team

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It was announced late last week that Watonga High School junior standout offensive back Joe Jackson was selected to the Class A Preseason All-Vype Football Team as an honorable athlete. Jackson, who was a star running back and outstanding defensive back last season as a sophomore for the Eagles, is expected to lead Watonga’s runheavy offense and be worked in at quarterback this upcoming 2020 season.

Lady Eagles’ Varsity Fast-Pitch Softball Schedule Announced

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The Watonga High School varsity fast-pitch softball team, under head coach John Cope, had the remainder of its preseason and 2020 regular-season schedule finalized this week. Lady Eagles’ fast-pitch will host its annual Watonga Festival preseason tournament on July 30-31 with many teams across the state of Oklahoma attending.