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Four Whippets included on the Orient All-Conference Basketball Teams
Four Whippets included on the Orient All-Conference Basketball Teams
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Four Whippets included on the Orient All-Conference Basketball Teams

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.

After a special career on the track, Gambill ready to focus on college
After a special career on the track, Gambill ready to focus on college

After a special career on the track, Gambill ready to focus on college

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

Despite missing out on State in both Track and Speech, Mayfield excited for future
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Despite missing out on State in both Track and Speech, Mayfield excited for future

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.

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