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October 11, 2012

Reviewing the highlight reel

DUNCAN — A look at the top 10 plays for area high school football teams in the first six weeks of the season.

10. BRAY-DOYLE TD SETUP (Week 4)

Down two points with just 47 seconds left on the clock, the Bray-Doyle Donkeys faced a fourth-and-7 from Walters’ 9-yard line. Behind a big push from the offensive line, the Donkeys got exactly what they needed, running the ball to the 2-yard line for a first down, setting up the game-winning 2-yard touchdown run by quarterback Cody Watson as the Donkeys beat Walters, 28-22 for their first victory of the season.

 9. HARRIS INT

 RETURN (Week 2)

Kevin Harris has reached the end zone 19 times in the first six games of the season, doing it in just about every way imaginable from rushing to receiving to returning kicks and punts. But perhaps his biggest score this season came on defense. Midway through the first quarter, with Oklahoma Christian Academy looking to drive for the lead, Harris went up to defend a pass. Leaning backwards with his hands stretched above his head Harris snagged the ball out of the air with two hands for an interception. He hit the ground running, blowing past OCA players on his way for a 30-yard touchdown to put Central High up 6-0 in a game it won 40-30.

8. TANNER 73-YARD

RUN (Week 3)

The Duncan Demons knew if they were going to have any chance against state power Carl Albert, they had to get off to a fast start. Senior quarterback Tanner Norton made sure they did. On just the second play of the game, Norton took a quick inventory of the defense and saw a hole up the middle during an option play. He faked the handoff and tucked the ball against his chest as he raced through the gap at the line of scrimmage. He was greeted in the secondary by a Carl Albert defender, but with a nifty spin move, Tanner was off to the races, going 73 yards for a touchdown and a 7-0 lead.

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    The Duncan baseball team will need to take care of business next week in its final District 2-5A games.
    The Demons are 7-5 in district (16-9 overall) after dropping both games of a doubleheader at Carl Albert Monday, 8-1 and 4-1. The Titans (13-1, 26-4) won the district title.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Girls soccer gets it done at Altus

    The Duncan girls soccer team battled in a tough environment at Altus to win 1-0 Tuesday.
    Lady Demon coach Delydia Gay said it was frustrating at times for the girls because of some questionable calls the officials made. But she was happy the girls pulled together to win.

    April 23, 2014

  • Meshell shines as Outlaws beat Warriors

    The Marlow baseball team got help from Beau Meshell on the mound and at the plate in a 7-4 home victory against Anadarko Tuesday.
    Meshell held Anadarko to one earned run off three hits and did not walk a batter. He reached base three times, had one run batted in and scored one run.

    April 23, 2014

  • Girls golfers take fourth at Deer Creek

    The Duncan girls golfers took fourth at a tournament hosted by Deer Creek High School at Coffee Creek Golf Course in Edmond Tuesday.
    Lady Demon coach Steve Etheridge said that the girls played as well as they have all year. Although the golfers struggled putting on some fast greens, Etheridge was happy with their overall performance.

    April 23, 2014

  • Empire softball tries to spark offense

    The Lady Bulldogs are trying to find a way to spice up their offense in preparation for the Class 3A slowpitch softball playoffs.
    Empire has played a tough schedule, with four of the first seven games coming against ranked opponents. However, coach Tony Roberts thinks the team just needs to have some more timely hitting to get on the winning track.

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-22 marlow baseball photo.jpg Outlaws shut out Indians

    Marlow baseball snapped a three-game losing streak with a 10-0 win at home against Comanche Monday.
    “We needed to get this win and we got it,” said Marlow coach Jeff Brewer.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4-22 duncan golf photo albin.jpg Demon golfers focused on regionals

    The Duncan boys golfers have two more tournaments left before regionals.
    The Demons will head to Ardmore this Monday for a tournament that was postponed from March 3 because of the weather.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 tyee percival photo.jpg Tourney named in memory of T-ball player

    The Comanche Youth Council will dedicate its preseason baseball and softball tournament to the memory of a T-ball player who unexpectedly passed away this past weekend.
    Tyee Percival, 5, was in his first year of T-ball and played for the Rangers. The youth council has named its preseason tourney the Tyee Percival Memorial Tournament. The council will hang a commemorative banner over the T-ball field at the Comanche Field of Dreams.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lady Donkeys push towards playoffs

    Fighting its roster limitations, Bray-Doyle slowpitch softball has a rare opportunity in front of it.
    Coach Frank Moser is optimistic about his chances in district versus Mayesville and No. 5 Roff. While Roff has been one of the best teams in Class 2A — it has a winning record despite almost all of its games coming against ranked competitors — Mayesville has been one of the worst. It picked up its first win against Alex on April 8 by just one run.

    April 22, 2014

  • Outlaws have chance to host regionals

    The Marlow baseball team has had to overcome some adversity in recent weeks, but coach Jeff Brewer is confident the team will get back on track.
    The past week started with a road game at Blanchard, ranked seventh in Class 4A, last Tuesday. Then came a tough outing at home against Class 4A Newcastle Thursday and a showdown Friday at Sterling, ranked fourth in Class A.

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