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The 2017-18 Henryetta Knights are district champions. They captured the title Friday night with a 62-59 win over Meeker that put them in the regionals tournament to be played here.
That regional contest will see the Knights playing Oktaha at 8 p.m. The Oktaha Tigers downed Pocola Saturday 56-48.
If the Knights come away with a win, they will face the winner of the Star Spencer-Beggs game Saturday evening at 8.
The Lady Knights lost to Meeker 50-25 in the district contest and will be playing Oktaha Thursday afternoon at 1:30. The Lady Tigers were the 55-20 losers against Pocola in their district game.

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Henryetta powerlifters came home from Checotah with a first place and pair of second place awards Thursday.
“I’m extremely proud of these young men today,” said coach Darin Johnson. “They were up against some tough competitors and did our school proud.”
Dylan Bain was first in the 132 pound class while Jordan Hart too second in 157 and Austin Gouge captured second in the 275 pound class.
Fourth place honors went to Kobe Johnson and Weston Thomas. Johnson was in the 145 pound weight and Thomas competed in the 220 pound class. Cameron Slyconish added a fifth place award in the 242 weight class.
Competing in the junior high meet, Ethan Green placed second as a 198 pounder.

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Henryetta high school seniors participating in basketball, powerlifting and cheerleading were honored Tuesday night before the HHS-Morris basketball game. Those seniors include:

Basketball:
Jarett Day is the son of Ryan and Rachelle Day and brother of Jacob Day. He is the grandson of David and LouAnn Heath. He has been in football 4 years, basketball 4 years, tennis 4 years, and NHS 2 years. Jarett plans to attend OU and become a dentist.
Avery Moore is the son of John and Lindsey Macaluso, and Michael Thompson. He is the brother of Aden, Austen, Aubrey, and Alyssa Macaluso. He is the grandson of Joyce and Jeff Kerchee, Raymond
Moore, and the late Janice and Terrence Thompson. He has been in football 4 years and basketball 4 years. He plans to graduate from OCU with a nursing degree.
Pepper Logan is the son of Ronnie and Terry Logan and the brother of Shasta Ruth and Calvin Ruth. He has participated in basketball 4 years. Pepper plans to attend a 4 year college for a business degree.
Kim Hage is the daughter of Paul Hage and Paul and Nena Railey and the sister of Elizabeth and Chris Cardenas, Jessica Reyes and Cassie Hage and the aunt of Jakala Yarbrough. Kim has participated in
basketball and softball 4 years, color guard 2 years and tennis 3 years. Kim's future plans are to attend college.
Skyla Notley is the daughter of Toby and Amanda Notley, and the sister of Montgomery Notley. she is the granddaughter of Bryan and The late Kathy Notley, Richard and Amy Keller, and the great granddaughter
of Jack and Slyvia Keller, the late Betty Keller, and Geneva and the late Roy woods. She has been in track 4 years, STUCO 3 years, NHS 2 years, cross country 1 year, fast pitch 3 years, slow pitch 3 years,
basketball 2 years and FFA 1 year. Skyla plans to attend UCO and get a masters in Business Administration.
Bridget Williams is the daughter of Greg and Tara Williams and sister to Rhett and Colt Williams. She is the granddaughter of Roy and the late Patsy Davis and the late Tom and Joyce Barker. She has been a member of basketball for three yers, Golf two years, fast pitch two years, one year NHS, one year Prom committee, one year STUCO, one year slow pitch and one year academic team. She plans to atthen the University of Oklahoma and obtain a masters degree in criminology.

Power Lifting:
Kobe Johson is the son of Darin and Amie Johnson and the brother of Kailyn Johnson, Morgan, and Junior Chupp. He is the the grandson of Tom and Laquita Turner and the late Don and Deedie Johnson.
He has been in football 4 years, basketball 2 years, power lifting 2 years, track 4 years, student council 4 years, NHS 2 years, academic team 4 years, and Knights for Christ 4 years. Kobe plans to attend the University of Oklahoma to major in biochemistry before pursuing a career in pediatric oncology.

Cheer:
Shelby Bullard is the daughter of David and Stacy Bullard and sister of Tanner Bullard. She is the granddaughter of Becky and Raymond Hicks and Phyllis and the late Monroe Bullard. She has been in fast pitch 4 years, cheer 4 years, track 4 years, slow pitch 2 year, and NHS 2 years. Shelby plans to cheer at OBU and get a Master's in business.
Zachery Dickey is the son of Ginny Parker and the brother of Bentley and Bella Parker. He is the grandson of Jerry and Blanche Dickey. He has been in band 8 years, drum major 2 years, baseball 1 year, cheer 1 year, martial arts 6 years, and a member of NHS 2 years. Zachery plans to attend Oklahoma city University and Major in Biology and then attend OU medical to continue his education int neurosciences.
Cailey Rempe is the daughter of Kristen and Eric Rempe and sister of Zander and Camden Rempe. She is the granddaughter of Laurie and Ricky King, and Gerald and Kelli Rempe. She has been in cheer and track
4 years. Cailey plans to attend NSU and graduate early with a Master's Degree in speech language pathology.
Mallory Snyder is the daughter of Kathy and Rusty Snyder, and the sister of Drew and Brett Bain, and Kristen and Kevin Hargis. She is the granddaughter of Nancy and Ronnie Duke, Karen and Jim Mckee, and Sheree and the late Leroy Snyder. She has been in cheer 4 years, track 4 years, and National Honor Society 2 years. Mallory Plans to attend college and get her RN degree.
Mazie Potter is the daughter of Beth and Jimmie Potter, and the sister of Ashley Coble, Jimmie Jr, Andy,and Emily Potter. she is the aunt of Eleanor and Garrett Coble. she has been in cheer 2 years, FFCLA
2 years, golf 1 year, and NHS 2 years. Mazie plans to go to Roger state for her basics then move on to a bigger college to get a degree in psychology.
Abby Lovell is the daughter of Andy and Cassandra Lovell and the sister of Ethan and Gracie Lovell. She is the granddaughter of Gary and Donna Lovell and Joe and Judy Albright. She has cheered for 5 years.
Abby plans to attend OBU and pursue a career in the medical field.

Henryetta’s cagers will be going to Meeker for their district tournament Friday evening.
The Lady Knights will be playing at 6:30 p.m. and the boys take on the Meeker Bulldogs at 8.
Both teams will be coming back to Henryetta Thursday, Feb. 22 for an appearance in regionals.
That regionals contest will pit Henryetta against either Oktaha or Pocola for both boys and girls contests. If the girls win, they will be playing the winner of the Oktaha-Pocola game at 6:30. In the event of a loss, they will be going up against the loser of that Oktaha-Pocola district game.
In the boy’s brackets, the Knights could be facing the winner at 8 or the loser at 3 p.m.
The regionals will continue at Henryetta through Saturday.

 

Three decades of coaching tennis was recognized Saturday as Henryettan Mark Milligan was inducted into the Oklahoma Tennis Coaches Hall of Fame.
20180210 152435His induction was held at the Quail Creek Country Club in Oklahoma City with over 20 friends, family members and former tennis students on hand to see the recognition.
“I am so honored to be here,” he said. “In all those years I was involved in tennis, it felt like family.”
A 1967 HHS graduate, he started coaching in Ardmore then went to Muskogee followed by stints at Henryetta, Altus and McAlester.
He had 12 all state athletes and 11 individual state champions.
In 2000 he was named OTCA coach of the year and regional coach of the year as well as selected as McAlester Teacher of the Year in 2003.
He recalled his young days at Henryetta. “When I think of tennis, I think of Henryetta.”
He said Dr. C.E. Smith was the mentor and benefactor for youngsters learning the sport. Milligan said a memory on the courts was then coach Mike Kennedy trying to teach him how to hit a top spin on the tennis ball.
Milligan said he was asked what school he would go into the hall of fame as since he was involved in several schools.
He said he loves the other towns and loves the Henryetta Knights, “but I will always be a Henryetta Hen.”
He was one of six people inducted into the hall of fames. They included Terry Woodard, Estle Wall, Ron Sharp, Dwight Nuckolls and Mark Blevins.

 

 

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