The Duncan Banner

Sports

September 15, 2013

Norman meet tests Demon runners

DUNCAN — A tough field of mostly Class 6A schools gave the Demon runners a good test.

The Duncan High School cross country teams competed Friday at a meet in Norman, with the boys taking seventh out of 27 teams.

“Considering the competition we had, we performed very well,” said Demon boys coach Todd Ledford. “I was very pleased.”

Demon teammates Walker Clampitt and Mason Bivens placed in the top five in a competitive field of runners. Clampitt took fourth overall with a time of 16 minutes, 55 seconds and Bivens was right behind Clampitt, placing fifth in 16:58.

Justin Morris took 48th overall with a time of 18:38 and Tabor Kaspereit placed 64th in 18:57. Jesse Bachman came in 72nd in 19:10, Malachi Span placed 120th in 20:24 and Dylan Trusley placed 123rd in 20:53.

Ledford added two junior varsity runners, freshmen A.J. Stewart and Will Hicks, had strong showings. Stewart ran a time of 19:41 and Hicks ran a time of 19:42 in the JV field.

“It was a good day for us,” the Demon coach said. “Any time we compete with the big schools, it helps.”

The Lady Demons had just four runners attend Friday’s meet. Mattie Bivens ran a time of 13:10 on the two-mile course and placed 25th overall, while Macy Lagaly placed 58th overall with a time of 13:53. Hannah Scott was 129th in 16:33 and McKennah Trusley was 151st in 18:25.

Lady Demon coach Dale Harris said the girls ran well, particulary Bivens and Lagaly. “They had strong times,” he said. “It was tough but we knew that going in. There was a lot of 6A schools.”

Harris added some girls runners who have been nursing injuries should run their first meet this Friday, when the Demons compete at Edmond.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Price Gayanich and Price featured at All State

    With Comanche’s Jacob Hammond not participating, Indian coach Nick Price and Velma-Alma’s Jaz Gayanich represent Stephens County at the 2014 All State Boys’ Basketball game at Oral Roberts University’s Mabee Center Thursday night.

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • Gray and Revels represent Stephens County at All State

    Both Comanche’s Shane Revels and Duncan’s Jett Gray lost their matches at the 2014 All State big-schools dual at Bixby High School Wednesday night,

    July 31, 2014

  • Coaches OU football coaches talk about season at local fundraiser

    Toby Rowland addressed the elephant in the room even before Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops and offensive coordinator Josh Heupel arrived at Journey Church on Wednesday.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Sideshows involving Rice and Dungy stain NFL's image

    Pro football training camps should be all about, well, football. But the talk around the NFL is about Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's two-game suspension, Tony Dungy's indelicate remarks about Michael Sam and Jim Irsay's largesse. What kind of league is Roger Goodell running?

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • All Stater Gray represents Duncan at All State

    Jett Gray will represent all of Stephens County at the All State wrestling dual on Wednesday at Bixby High School.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tennis All State group All State wrapup

    There has been plenty of success for Stephens County High Schools this year and with that comes All State nominations.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Duncan tennis sets a new mark of success

    Sustained success for many years makes it difficult for Duncan high school tennis to earn achievements it already hasn’t accomplished.

    July 29, 2014

  • Breaking through For Coffman, All State runs in the family

    Following in his parents’ footsteps, George “Trey” Coffman III takes part in the Oklahoma All State Baseball Game at 7 p.m. in J.L. Johnson Stadium on Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • VA’s Allison coaching small-schools

    In his first year at Velma-Alma, Colt Allison led the Comets to a regional final appearance in baseball, took over as the football head coach and was named the small-schools coach for the baseball All State game on Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Big game atmosphere VYPE picks Duncan to make playoffs

    Despite facing a rigorous schedule, Duncan was picked by VYPE’s preseason football preview to return to the postseason after a one-year hiatus.
    With new coach Craig Benson taking over this season, the magazine predicted Duncan will finish fourth in Class 5A District 1 ahead of Chickasha and behind Ardmore. The Demons are also ranked as the No. 16 team in the Class, with Lawton Mac being the highest ranked team in the district at No. 4.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
AP Video
Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii
Poll

Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

     View Results