Sports

Athletes of the Week

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Lane Yaunt Lane Yaunt excelled on both sides of the ball Friday, scoring a TD on a 35-yard pass, and breaking up Hilldale’s final pass attempt to end the game Nicolas Flores Nicolas Flores’ strength is becoming legendary among opponents left in Cushing’s dust. His efforts on the O line opens holes and gives Cushing’s quarterback time to operate.

Tigers advance to state semifinals

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The Cushing Tiger football team has hacked and slashed its way through the Class 4A postseason bracket, dashing dreams for both No. 2 Weatherford, and (formerly) 11-1 Hilldale.

Athletes of the Week

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The Tiger “D” Front Four The Tiger defense is currently playing at such a high level, that they stopped the Weatherford Eagles, one of the most volatile offenses in Class 4A football Friday. Fronting the formidable Tiger “D” are these agile, strong, hard-hitting athletes of the week..

Moore girls sign letter of intent

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Trinity and Tirzah Moore, daughters of former Cushing All-State player Stephan Moore and wife Scotia Moore sign letters of intent to play basketball for the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles. Trinity and Tirzah are seniors at Jones High School.

Tigers stop No. 2 Weatherford

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Last Friday, the Cushing Tigers pulled off what could well be the biggest win for the Cushing High School football program in two decades, by knocking off the Weatherford Eagles, 34-30, in round two of the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association Class B football playoff s.

Tigers hammer Bethany 41-17 in round one

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The Cushing Tigers beat down the Bethany Bronchos Friday with what could well have been one of the best all-round games they ever played and while Cushing Head Coach Rusty Morgan acknowledges that he has a talented sophomore class, he credits his seniors for making his program as successful as it has been.

Game changer

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Cushing’s Camden Crooks hits high gear after intercepting a Bethany pass for a 96-yard pick-six that shifted game momentum in the Tiger’s favor Friday. Cushing beat the Broncos, 41-17, and advanced to round two of the playoff s where they will face the Weatherford Eagles in Weatherford, Friday. More inside.

Tigers enter playoffs

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“With all of the uncertainty going on, we are very blessed to get to be this far in the season, and to host a playoff game at O'Dell fi eld makes it that much sweeter.” With these words, Cushing Tiger Head Football Coach Rusty Morgan announced that the Tigers will face the Bethany Bronchos in round one of the OSSAA Class 4A Football State Championships this Friday, Nov. 13.

Athletes of the Week

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Lane Yaunt Lane Yaunt had 8 catches for 102 yards on offense and had 12 tackles (five solo) on defense in the Tigers victory over Ada. Tristan Jackson Tristan Jackson had seven tackles and two solo quarter back sacks during last Friday’s away game in Ada.