Sports at Oklahoma’s public high schools might be on hold for a while.
Gore’s high school slowpitch team started its season with four victories as the Class 3A No. 12 Lady Pirates defeated Okmulgee and Weleetka in Okmulgee on Thursday after beating Wister and Central in Wister last Tuesday.
Vian’s high school slowpitch team opened its season in Henryetta last Tuesday with a doubleheader against the Lady Knights and Checotah before traveling to Stilwell on Thursday for a pair of games against Poteau and Stilwell.
C H E C O TA H – T h e Lady Wolverines’ high school basketball season came to a close in dramatic fashion on Thursday night inside the Checotah Event Center in a Class 3A, Area IV, area consolation first-round 33-32 loss to Bethel after three last-second Vian shots failed to fall in the closing seconds.
C H E C O TA H – T h e Class 3A No. 19 Wolverines twice trailed by six points early in the second quarter but Bethel used a 15-0 run to pull away and defeat Vian 65- 41 on Thursday night inside the Checotah Event Center in an Area IV, area consolation firstround elimination game.