It’s been a tough start to summer for most kids considering the recent pandemic. While most opportunities to compete in sports or do much of anything have been stripped away, Okeene’s Hayden Taylor got to compete in the Eighth Annual Lion Heart 10 K at Boiling Springs State Park in Woodward on May 16. The event is hosted each year by the Woodward Lions Club.
School news & sports
In the final installment of the top sports moments in Okeene this past year, we revisit the second week of baseball season, just prior to the season being shut down. The junior high and high school baseball teams were hosting a doubleheader against Cherokee.
Top Five Sports Moments for 2019-2020 Okeene School Year: Swart returns from broken nose to lift Okeene to Area Round
In the fourth installment of this five-part series, we revisit the Lady Whippets final game of the Regional Round of the playoffs. In the single-elimination contest, Okeene was able to come up with a big win over 15th-ranked New Lima to advance to the Area Round.
When the calendar gets to the second half of May, it usually means spring football is getting underway for the Whippets. However, for the second-straight year, that won’t be the case in Okeene.
In the third installment of the top moments for Okeene sports over the past year, we revisit the fifth and sixth grade football team’s win over Fairview to finish the season 7-0.