Students and parents continue to fight to keep Coach Patrick Finney on as the head boys basketball coach is not over.
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Last week, the Orient Conference came out with their list of high school players that made the All-Conference Basketball Teams, with a quartet of Whippets all earning honors. Senior Maleah Mayfield and junior Hailey Swart were both recognized on the girls’ squad, while Jess Gambill made the boys’ team and Cole Schmidt received honorable mention.
With the news that the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s had decided to cancel spring sports due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, many senior athletes across the state saw their careers come an abrupt halt. For Okeene’s Jess Gambill, he had already made the difficult decision to forgo his senior year of track in order focus on preparing for college next fall. “I have had fun with track over the
While the recent COVID-19 pandemic has been shutting down sports of all levels over the past two months, the NFL Draft is still scheduled to take place on April 23-25. For three former-Sooners, that is where they are hoping to hear their names called in the first round of the three-day event.
Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association has cancelled all spring sports, meaning seniors from across the state have had their careers shutdown early. For Okeene’s Maleah Mayfield, that means she won’t be making the trip to the State Meet for a fourth-consecutive year.