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Matthew Spicer, Union High School

Spicer A Success Story for Union Football

After suffering a series of concussions early in his high school career, both on and off the field, Union Redhawk Matthew Spicer’s football career appeared to be over. While he can no longer suit up on Friday nights, the senior has found a way to remain a part of the Redhawks program. Spicer is currently...
Jamarian Ficklin, Muskogee High School

Ficklin, Muskogee Exploding On The Scene

Muskogee quarterback Jamarian Ficklin has exploded onto recruiters’ radars this season thanks to a superb sophomore season. For good reason, too. Through nine games, the 6-1, 180-pound lefty has completed 66% of his passes for 2,185 yards and 35 touchdowns while leading the Roughers to a spotless 9-0 record. Ficklin and the Roughers are reaping the...
Broken Arrow Tigers, Broken Arrow High School

Broken Arrow Gaining Momentum For Stretch Run

If the Broken Arrow Tigers make a run during the final month of the high school football regular season, they will likely look back at the second half of last week’s Enid game as the source of their success down the stretch. The Tigers, 2-5 at the time and coming off a demoralizing 77-17 loss...
Morgan Pearson, Plainview High School

Plainview Looks To Rebound From Heartbreaking Loss

In the movie Any Given Sunday, Al Pacino’s character makes an impassioned locker room speech about football being a game of inches. The Plainview Indians found that out the hard way last week when they came up inches short in a heartbreaking, 35-34 loss to Pauls Valley. The Indians, who trailed by 14 points at halftime,...
Will Kilgallon, Bishop McGuinness

Kilgallon’s Kick Keeps McGuinness Unbeaten

It was the moment all kickers dream about. Two undefeated teams. Tie ballgame. Three seconds left on the clock. Time for one last play. Bishop McGuinness junior Will Kilgallon got to live out that fantasy last week when he and his Fighting Irish teammates squared off against Guthrie in an important district game. Like most dreams, the...
Coweta Tigers, Coweta High School

Defense Propels Coweta Up The Class 5A Rankings

If you want to know why the Coweta Tigers have been so successful this high school football season, look no further than the play of their defense.  The Tigers (5-0) have allowed just 34 points in their first five games, recording shutouts against Pryor and Glenpool. They also have wins over a pair of currently...
Gage Gundy, Stillwater High School

Pioneers Majoring In Chemistry This Season

Championship teams always seem to have great chemistry, and Stillwater head coach Tucker Barnard believes this year’s Pioneer football squad has that special intangible in spades. “This group is special,” admitted Barnard, whose team has won its first four games of the season. “This group is really close. It’s a really tight-knit group of guys....
Taylor Heim, Bethany High School

Dual Quarterback System Working for Bronchos

The Bethany Bronchos are quickly climbing the Class 4A high school football rankings and they’re doing it thanks to the success of their dual quarterback system of seniors Taylor Heim and Cale Wetwiska. The dynamic duo have been a nightmare for opposing defensive coordinators to gameplan against. Heim is 6-5, athletic, and a threat to...
Harrison Utley, Norman North High School

Norman North’s Utley Plays With A “Mean Streak”

Although he’s been playing varsity football since he was a freshman, Norman North’s Harrison Utley still gets butterflies on Friday nights. “I always get nervous before games,” admitted the physical, 6-4, 285-pound junior offensive lineman. “I get a little anxious, but after that first hit on the first play, I zone in immediately and get...
Denver Wolfe, Moore Lions High School

Moore’s Wolfe Continuing Family Quarterback Tradition

Every quarterback remembers their first significant high school varsity football action. For Moore’s, it was memorable because the Lions were playing one of their biggest rivals, Westmoore. Making it even more memorable was the fact that Westmoore’s starting quarterback was his older brother, Dayton. “Obviously, I was a little bit nervous,” recalled Denver, who came up...