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They shoot they score

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

After kick off, the girls team was able to maintain a few breakaways and come close to scoring. These offensive drives were short lived due to the Lawton defense being close to the net. This pattern was continued during early...

Athletes have a higher standard for proper dieting

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

Steering clear from delicious foods saturated in fat and filled with sugar to fit into red and white skin tight uniforms. Many sports require the athletes to be in their best physical condition. One sport that athletes have to ...

Shaking it up: Alumna makes thundering appearances

Bridget Tolle, Co-Managing Editor

February 10, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

After a rigorous week of dance routines, graduate Lauren Wilmes was selected as a Thunder Girl. “I knew I wanted to continue performing, entertaining, and getting to dance, so I decided to go for it,” Wilmes said. “It e...

Crowds disturb the official call of the games

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

February 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Students and parents alike complain about the referees and officials. This issue occurs in all sports but escalates toward the more controversial of sports. During basketball games, students are only a few stairs away from the...

Improving season ahead

Audrey Goodson, Reporter

February 10, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

The girls basketball team has struggled in recent years. After a rough season last year, the team has decided to try to turn things around. This season the Lady Demons are off to a solid start and have shown significant improve...

Athletes sign into their college choices

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

February 4, 2016

Filed under Sports

And they’re off. Seniors Kaylin Williams (Northern Oklahoma College), Luke Ring (Oklahoma Baptist University), Hunter Kelly (Southeastern Oklahoma State University) and Hayden Moore (East Central University) each signed for...

Playoffs in the works

Audrey Goodson, Reporter

December 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

As the college football season comes to a close, controversy as to “Who’s in?” the college football playoff always starts to arise. The final college football playoff rankings were revealed on Sunday, Dec. 6. The college f...

Brain injuries cause disruption in sports

Caden Bowles, Feature Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

The skull and mounds of brain tissue are what hold and protect the central organ of the body, the brain. Although the brain has its own biological helmet, it is still susceptible to severe injury. Whether an athlete plays a hig...

Potential issues come from lack of personnel

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

Nationwide, eight high school athletes have died this year. Oklahoma ranks 49th when it comes to the safety of high school athletes because athletic training services in the state are not utilized properly, according to National A...

Shelter from the Storm

Emma Banks, Reporter

September 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

On Thursday Sept. 17, Duncan played OKC Storm and won three of five games. OKC Storm is a team comprised of only homeschooled students from the Oklahoma City area. In the first game, Duncan won 25-22. The second game also ended ...

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