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Trey Coffman Coffman seeks to extend career
(Editor’s note: This is third story in a summer series on local athletes now playing at the college level.) Trey Coffman is ready for another...


Rich looking to set more records
(Editor’s note: This is the second of a summer series of former local high school athletes now competing in college.) Maci Rich definitely left a mark in her third year of...
A WHOLE NEW LEVEL: Former Marlow High School football standout Nick Yates is heading into his second year of college football at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. He redshirted his first season, giving him four more years of eligibility. Yates adjusting to college game
(Editor’s note: This is the first of a summer series on former local high school athletes now participating in college athletics.) When everyone...


ON THE DOTTED LINE: Marlow’s Braeden O’Dell signed a basketball scholarship with the University of Central Oklahoma on Monday morning. Pictured: (seated, from left) sister Ashley O’Dell, mother Tammy O’Dell, Braeden O’Dell, father Randy O’Dell, and girlfriend Hayden Travis; (standing) superintendent George Coffman, assistant basketball coach Jeff Walker, head basketball coach Kirk Harris, high school principal Bryan Brantley, and coach Jeremy Gage. O’Dell signs with UCO
Braeden O’Dell graduated Marlow in May as one of the most highly decorated athletes in school history. Now, he will get to showcase his talents at...


NATIONAL CHAMPION: Former Lady Outlaw Gigi Wall prepares to throw to the plate in an NAIA opening round tournament game in Oklahoma City last month. Wall was named the NAIA World Series MVP following Oklahoma City University’s national championship run. Marlow’s mighty righty
When she was still at Marlow High School, Gigi Wall wanted to go to play college softball somewhere she could win national championships. “I want...


O’Dell named OCA Athlete of the Year
Braeden O’Dell capped off a stellar high school career with one more award. The recently graduated senior said he had just gotten of church Sunday when he got a phone call...
Marlow track ends season at state
Marlow girls and boys track teams finished fourth and fifth respectively at the Class 3A State Track Meet in Catoosa last week. The teams did walk away with two individual...
REGIONAL RUNNER-UP: The Central High softball team qualified for the Class 3A Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament by finishing second at the regional tournament they hosted last Thursday. Central High punches ticket to state
Central High softball coach Chad Weldon sat in the dugout soaking it all in. His team was celebrating on the field, and Weldon sat with a smile of...


WINNING HIT: Central High’s Taylor Tugmon (left) is congratulated by Faith Toth (right) after Tugmon’s game-winning double against Ninnekah in the district tournament last Thursday. District champions: CHS sweeps Ninnekah
Taylor Tugmon was not exactly tearing the cover off the ball during Central High’s slow-pitch district tournament against visiting Ninnekah, but...


CHS, B-D begin district play
Baseball and softball districts are scheduled to be in full swing this week with Central High and Bray-Doyle getting to host games. Marlow baseball will travel to Comanche...
SOLID OUTING: Marlow pitcher Chuck Beard throws to the plate against Apache on Tuesday. The sophomore pitched seven innings and kept his team in the game until the Outlaws won, 6-5, in extra innings. Marlow goes extra mile to top Apache
The ball sailed into left center field off the bat of Tanner Ladon and past the drawn in outfield. The sophomore raised his hands in anticipation...


THE STRETCH: Marlow first baseman Tyler Eaves reaches for a throw to first base against Binger-Oney last Thursday. Marlow goes 2-3 at SOI Tournament
The Marlow baseball team overcame two losses on Thursday with two wins on Friday in the SOI Tournament held in Marlow and Duncan. The Outlaws...


BATTER’S EYE VIEW: Central High pitcher Joseph Flood throws to the plate in the third place game against Apache last Saturday. Apache won the game in extra innings, 4-3. CHS edged for third at Red Dirt Classic
Central High and Apache battled into extra innings for third place in the Red Dirt Classic before Apache scored on a suicide squeeze in the bottom...


SAFE AT HOME: Marlow’s Kyle Seeley slides safely into home plate as the ball bounces away from the Rush Springs catcher on Tuesday afternoon. The Outlaws defeated the Redskins, 8-3. Outlaws run past Rush Springs, 8-3
Marlow did not need a whole lot of hits, they let their feet do the work against Rush Springs on Tuesday. The Outlaws only got three hits on the...


Outlaws one game short of state
It would have been hard to imagine Marlow and Riverside playing as an exciting game as they did on Feb. 27 when the two teams met again on March 5 in the area tournament in...
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