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 By Helen Barrett    Local    October 7, 2016

'You Can, You Will, You Must'

Reading Stony Kalango's newest book "You Can, You Will, You Must," provides the ignition of one's self-confidence booster rocket. Tired of watching people abandon their dreams and discounting their...

 

Susan McCann talks with local Democrats

Susan McCann of Oklahoma City visited with Woods County Democrats on Thursday, Oct. 6. McCann provided information outlining her views of various state questions. She opposes SQ 777 because it will... Full story

 

Miss Woodward Grace Meinders wins 2016 Cinderella crown

Grace Meinders, Miss Woodward, won the title of Miss Cinderella for the 65th anniversary of the Miss Cinderella Pageant at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Friday. The pageant is held for high...

 

Northwestern students to help with Story Walk Event set for Oct. 7 in downtown Alva

Two Northwestern Oklahoma State University academic programs are coming together to serve as guides and readers for the first Story Walk event to be held on Friday, Oct. 7, at 5:15 p.m. in Alva’s downtown Arts and Shopping District. English educati...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    October 7, 2016

Envy

“Envy turns life into an endless competition that nobody wins.” – Martha Beck. The perfect wife, the perfect kids, the perfect life: what’s perfect for you might drive someone else crazy!...

 

Random Thoughts

Two things in my past experiences led me to write this particular article. One is that over the years I have had several less-than-pleasant experiences with various airline companies. The other...

 

September Athletes of the Month announced

Northwestern Oklahoma State athletics are through a month already, meaning the athletes of the month sponsored by Blue Sky Media were voted on by the head coaches of the department. The winners for the month of September are Hallie Ward and Cody...

 

Rangers baseball announces 2017 spring schedule

The Northwestern Oklahoma State baseball program has released its 2017 schedule. The Rangers are looking to build off of a tough 14-35 (11-22 GAC) season from a year ago in the first year of Division II eligibility. The Rangers begin the season at...

 

Rangers travel to Southeastern for showdown with Savage Storm

The Northwestern Oklahoma State football team is traveling for the first time in a couple weeks as they are headed to Southeastern Oklahoma State to take on the Savage Storm. The last four years have been good between these two teams as they have...

 

Rangers drop close one to Hillcats

The Basics Score: Rogers State 1- Northwestern 0 Records: Rogers State (5-5-1, 1-5-1 Heartland) – Northwestern (0-10, 0-4 GAC) Northwestern Oklahoma State women's soccer was defeated by...

 

Soccer Falls to Ouachita Baptist

ADA (Oct. 6, 2016) – The East Central University soccer team fell 0-2 to Ouachita Baptist in Great American Conference action, as the first match of a five-match home stand. The Tigers (1-8-1, 1-4 GAC) were led by freshman Alexis Castillo, who has...

 

Softball Earns Academic Honors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2016) – Oklahoma Baptist was a top 50 NCAA Division II Academic Softball team with six Scholar Athletes, the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association announced Thursday. OBU carried a team grade point average of 3.352 for...

 

Storm Men's Tennis Competes at ITA Regional

EDMOND, Okla. (Oct. 6, 2016) – Petar Popovic paced the Southeastern singles competitors and joined with Alberto Blesa for doubles play as Southeastern played in the ITA Regional Championships in Edmond, Okla. Popovic cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 win in...

 

Women's Tennis Strong at ITA Regionals

EDMOND, Okla. (Oct. 6, 2016) – Darija Catipovic and Alexsandra Reljic knocked off the top seeded doubles team in the region, while Anna Buiukian advanced to the quarterfinals individually to highlight a strong showing at the ITA Regional...

 

Bulldogs Get Back to Winning Ways Against SNU

WEATHERFORD, Okla. (Oct. 6, 2016) – SWOSU Soccer grinded out a 2-0 victory on Thursday against Southern Nazarene out at the Athletic Complex. Sandra Nabweteme was the only scorer in the match, netting both goals in the second half for the Bulldogs....

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    October 7, 2016

Zack Saunders Selected for Induction into Muskogee Athletic Hall of Fame

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (Oct. 6, 2016) – SWOSU Head Baseball Coach Zack Saunders is one of eight individuals who have been selected for induction into the Muskogee Athletic Hall of Fame in the Class of 2016. The induction for the Hall of Fame will be next...

 
 By David Salley    Sports    October 7, 2016

Reddies Softball wins 2015-16 Spring Sportsmanship Award

(Oct. 6, 2016) -- The Henderson State softball team received recognition for its good sportsmanship on Thursday when it was announced as the winner of the Great American Conference 2015-16 Spring Sportsmanship Award for the first time in program...

 
 By Caleb Byrd    Sports    October 7, 2016

Tigers sit atop GAC after 2-0 win over ECU

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (Oct. 6, 2016) –The Ouachita Tigers women's soccer team defeated East Central by a final score of 2-0. Kasey Smith and Dina Harperwere the goal scorers for the Tigers. Ouachita's record now stands at 5-5-1 overall and 5-1 in the...

 

Oklahoma State's Jawun Evans named preseason All-Big 12

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Oklahoma State sophomore Jawun Evans has been named to the preseason All-Big 12 basketball team. Evans is joined on the team announced Thursday by the conference by preseason Player of the Year Monté Morris...

 

Texas-Oklahoma Preview Capsule

Texas (2-2, 0-1 Big 12) vs. No. 20 Oklahoma (2-2, 1-0) in Dallas, noon (FS1) Line: Oklahoma by 10. Series Record: Texas leads 61-44-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE Another week brings another must-win situation for Texas coach Charlie Strong, whose seat has...

 

Oklahoma revenue falls in September for 19th straight month

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Oklahoma's treasurer says state revenue fell again last month, continuing a 19-month decline in the broad measure of the state's economic activity. Treasurer Ken Miller said Thursday receipts to the state...

 

National Register of Historic Places adds 8 Oklahoma sites

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — The National Register of Historic Places is adding eight locations in Oklahoma to its list of historically significant properties. The Oklahoma Historical Society announced the additions Thursday. The new...

 

Kansas legislative candidates urge reform of Medicaid limits

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Several Republicans and Democrats running for the Kansas Legislature want to change the state's policy so that people with disabilities don't have to sacrifice their Medicaid benefits if they earn more money....

 

Ex-banker to change plea in Kansas drug cartel money case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — A former bank president accused of conspiring to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel plans to enter a new plea. A notice filed Thursday says former Plains State Bank President James Kirk Friend notified the...

 
 By Jim Suhr    Regional    October 7, 2016

75 years later, seaman killed in Pearl Harbor to return home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Three-quarters of a century after he was killed during the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the remains of a young Navy sailor finally are heading home to Kansas. Lewis Lowell Wagoner was a...

 

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