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Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 
 By Paul Cole    Local    September 8, 2017

In pursuit of excellence

On Aug. 29 we had some men come to repair the gutters on the church. I said to the owner of the company, “Do us a good job.” He said that he always does a good job, “that is why you see my...

 

Spiritually Speaking

René Descartes is not on my short list of guys I’d like to invite to dinner. For one thing, he died 300 years before I was born. Of course, one could forgive him for that. It’s not like he could have waited around for the invitation. But Descart...

 

Northwestern Family Day set for Sept. 22-23

Family Day at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23. The annual event brings families to campus where they can take tours, purchase Rangers gear, shop for tuition scholarships and attend a Rangers football game....

 

Northwestern releases summer honor roll

Honor rolls for the spring semester at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been announced by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Those on the President’s Honor Roll earned all As, or a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), in a...

 

Youth sports

Has the great American pastime gotten out of hand? With so many opportunities to play, so many sports to choose from, so many levels of achievement; it’s fair to say that some kids suffer from...

 

Random Thoughts

Writing some recent articles with athletic themes got me to thinking about a time years ago when I followed sports more than I do now. That, in turn, got me to remembering some of the players and the...

 

Rangers take on UAM in home opener Saturday

The Northwestern Rangers will host Arkansas-Monticello Saturday in their home opener at 6 p.m. Saturday at Ranger Stadium. NWOSU is coming off a close loss to Ouachita Baptist, 31-28, last week. In that game, the Rangers were down by 7 at halftime...

 

Rangers ride weekend sweep to move to 4-0

GOODWELL – The Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball team continued its hot start to the 2017 campaign, cruising to back-to-back wins on Saturday to open the season 4-0. The Rangers used 14 services aces to nab their third straight sweep to open t...

 

Soccer season opening road trip ends with loss at Northeastern State

TAHLEQUAH – Northwestern Oklahoma State women's soccer team wrapped up their season opening road-swing with a 7-0 loss at the hands of the Northeastern State University Riverhawks Saturday evening. The Rangers were peppered with 26 shots (19 shots...

 

Williams, Eubanks, Hesson trio lead Rangers to fifth straight victory

ALVA – Ranger standouts Jennifer Eubanks, Hannah Williams and Brooklyn Hessonn all notched 12 kills as the Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball team took the first home match of the season inside of Percefull Fieldhouse, 3-0 (26-24, 25-21,...

 

Northwestern welcomes new students with freshman, transfer orientation

The 2017-18 school year is underway, beginning with a successful freshman and transfer student orientation at Northwestern Oklahoma State University locations with 370 students attending the events....

 

Alva High School Football Homecoming

Alva High School will celebrate football homecoming on Friday, Sept. 15, against the Fairview Yellowjackets. Coronation of the football king and queen will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the Ranger field...

 

Victorious Oklahomans

Five Oklahoma cowboys and an Oklahoma cowgirl rode away from the Elk City Rodeo of Champions as winners. Steer wrestler Stockton Graves, Alva; bull rider Trevor Kastner, Sulphur; team ropers Casey Hic...

 

Bison Clip Eagles to Open Season

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Baptist opened the 2017 campaign with a 2-1 triumph over Oklahoma Christian on Thursday night in Oklahoma City. Thiago Dos Santos and Martin Romero combined for both first half tallies to lift OBU over the Eagles. The...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    September 8, 2017

OBU Sweeps Cross Country Awards

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist swept the initial Great American Conference Runner of the Week honors with Patrick Harris and Abby Hoover taking the awards, it was announced Wednesday. Hoover, a senior from Sapulpa, placed second in her first official...

 

Soccer Scores in Final Minutes, Beats UCO in Home Opener

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – SWOSU Soccer was victorious in its home opener on Thursday over Central Oklahoma 2-1 thanks to two second-half goals including Alimata Rabo's game-winner in the 88th minute. It was a tale of two halves for the Bulldogs, who...

 

SWOSU Women's Golf Finishes Second at Central Region Preview

OLATHE, Kan. – SWOSU Women's Golf placed second at the Central Region Preview on Wednesday, dropping from the top spot where they sat after the opening round. The Lady Bulldogs shot 309 (+21) on the day and finished with an overall stroke count of...

 

Peerada Piddon earns GAC Women's Golfer of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas Tech's Peerada Piddon has been named the Great American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week after the opening tournament of the fall season. In her first tournament as a Golden Sun, Piddon placed second at the Central...

 

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