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The Roff Tigers closed out the first week in the new Roff Gymnasium with a 48-36 win over Konawa to claim the championship of the 2020 SRT Roff Invitational.

The Ada High girls basketball team got downright offensive in its final two games of the Ortho “Sweet Pea” Curtis Invitational in Newcastle.

ATOKA – The Class 2A third-ranked Latta Lady Panthers overcame a one-point halftime deficit with a 20-1 third quarter in coasting to a 42-21 rout of Lone Grove Saturday in the championship game of the Atoka Wampus Cat Classic.

PURCELL — It was Black Friday all over again for the Byng Lady Pirates, the Byng Pirates and the Vanoss Lady Wolves.

It wasn’t the greatest of starts for the Ada High basketball teams Thursday at the 2020 Ortho “Sweet Pea” Curtis Invitational in Newcastle.

The Byng Lady Pirates were in a tight game at halftime against host Purcell Thursday night at the 2020 Heart of Oklahoma Tournament in Purcell.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Oklahoma State baseball team will continue its quest for a College World Series berth at 2 p.m. Friday in Lubbock, Texas, it was announced Tuesday morning.

Oklahoma Sooners


The Oklahoma City Thunder joined the outpouring of sadness over the death of former NBA star Kobe Bryant, who was killed along with his daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash Sunday in Southern California.

This Week's Circulars


TUPELO [ndash] Services for Jerry Lynn Sanders, 66, of Tupelo will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Tupelo Senior Citizens Center. Mr. Sanders passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at the Coalgate Hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1953, at Coalgate to Sam and Myrtle Thompson Sanders. Jerry grew up in…

PAULS VALLEY [ndash] Memorial services for Vicky Lynn Gates, 72, of Pauls Valley and formerly of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Chad Large will officiate. Mrs. Gates passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at a Pauls Valley nursing home.

ADA [ndash] John Curtis Fisher, 72, of Ada passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Ada. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada. A family visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home.

STRATFORD [ndash] Services for Martha JoAnn Way Johnson, 80, of Stratford will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander-Gray Funeral Home, Wilson. Burial to follow at Hewitt Cemetery, Wilson. The family received visitation Monday at DeArman-Pickard Funeral Home in Stratford. JoAnn will lie i…