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Articles from the November 23, 2017 edition

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Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Nov. 23: Heather Clausen Nov. 24: Shirley Morris, Terry Hodgson, Eldon Murray Nov. 26: Paula Fuqua, Shalyn Bliss Nov. 27: Gary Wise, Denise Valli, Shellie Reider Nov. 29: Sheli Breshears, Hammons Hepner, Bonnie Wares, Carol Bowers,...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Sunday, Nov. 19, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Call to Worship led by Shirley Wagner Hymn “Come, Christians, Join to Sing” Opening Prayer led by Julie Nixon Scripture: Matthew 25...

 

Man injured in collision with deer near Freedom

A collision with a deer sent a Blackwell man to the hospital Monday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports Brant Vernon Marcotte, 62, of Blackwell was transported by Alva EMS to Share Medical Center in Alva. He was then transferred to St. Mary’s...

 

Woods County commissioners renew with OSU Extension Service

Each year, the OSU Extension Service and the Woods County commissioners sign a contract for services. The cost to the county is $64,240 per year and that represents 1.6 staff members. It used to be 2.0 staff members, but one is now being shared with...

 

Lady Eagles win against Darrouzett

The Freedom Varsity girls got a win on Tuesday night with a 56-42 victory over Darrouzett. The game started slow with Freedom holding an 11-7 lead after one quarter. The girls then exploded for 23 points in the second quarter and had a 34-19 lead at...

 

Elementary, junior high play

The elementary girls and boys won their basketball games against Aline-Cleo on Nov. 16. The girls won 14-12, and the boys won 19-7. In the junior high girls' game, the Lady Eagles scored the last six...

 

Large fire burns in Anderson Creek area Monday

Area firefighters responded to a mutual aid request from the Freedom Fire Department Monday evening. Grass fires were sparked to the north of US-64 highway to the east of Camp Houston. Alva Fire...

 

ECU Men's Basketball Falls for the First Time in 2017-18

KANSAS CITY, MO. – The East Central University men's basketball team lost its first game of the 2017-18 season, falling 72-58 to Central Missouri. The game was part of the MIAA Men's Basketball Challenge at historic Municipal Auditorium. The...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    November 23, 2017

Hillcats Hand SWOSU Non-Conference Setback

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – SWOSU was outscored 57-42 in the second half as Rogers State left the Pioneer Cellular Event Center with a 97-77 victory over the Bulldogs on Tuesday evening. SWOSU led the game at four different points in the first half, the...

 

Saddled by foul trouble, Eagles let lead slip away at USAO

CHICKASHA, Okla. (Nov. 21, 2017) – Plagued by foul trouble down the stretch, Oklahoma Christian let a late lead slip away, allowing USAO to rally for a 75-70 win on Tuesday night at USAO Fieldhouse. It was OC's first basketball game at USAO since...

 

Smith Scores Career-High 30 Points in 97-77 Rout at SWOSU

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Baron Smith Jr. scored a career-high 30 points, including 25 points in the second half, as Rogers State men's basketball pulled away for a 97-77 win at Southwestern Oklahoma State on Tuesday (Nov. 21) at the Pioneer Cellular...

 

Crimson Storm Erases 13-Point Deficit to Down Hillcats, 60-51

BETHANY, Okla. – Southern Nazarene erased an 13-point first-half deficit to down Rogers State women's basketball, 60-51, on Tuesday (Nov. 21) at the Sawyer Center. RSU (3-2) built a 31-18 advantage right before halftime, but SNU (3-0) rallied to...

 

Balanced scoring effort fuels Golden Suns past Mississippi College

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Four Arkansas Tech women's basketball players scored in double figures, led by freshman guard Jacie Higgins' game-high 18 points, as the Golden Suns (4-0) handed Mississippi College (2-1) a 92-45 non-conference loss this...

 

UAM Hoops dominates Texas College in home opener

MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello men's basketball team defeated Texas College in the 2017-18 home opener on Tuesday night by a final score of 110-59. NOTABLES The Weevils improve to 4-1 (1-1 GAC) this season. The Steers fall...

 

Late free throws lift UAM WBB over Christian Brothers

Memphis, Tenn. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello women's basketball team took down non-conference opponent Christian Brothers University Tuesday evening on the road by a final score of 42-40. NOTABLES Arkansas-Monticello improves to 3-2...

 

Late 3s Lift No. 12 Christian Brothers over Harding Men's Basketball

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Harding battled back from a nine-point first half deficit to tie three times in the second half but fell 79-71 to 12th-ranked Christian Brothers Tuesday in nonconference play at Canale Arena. The loss dropped Harding to 0-3 on the...

 

Democrats face hot-potato politics of sexual predation, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now "me too" stains the Democrats, too, putting them in an awkward place...

 

Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ran...

 

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