Area Sports

Atoka Wampus Cats Battle Eufaula Hard But Fall Short 44-28

By Steve Turrentine A hard fought battle was had at Wampus Cat Stadium Friday night October 9th as Atoka played district front runner Eufaula. The game began with Atoka kicking off to the Iron Heads who returned it to their own 43 yard line.  Eufaula kept it on the ground for the entire series before…

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Wampus Cats Blow By Hugo Buffaloes 28-12 for First District Win

By Steve Turrentine Friday night September 25th the Atoka Wampus Cats traveled to Hugo for the first district game of the season. The Wampus Cats started the game receiving the kickoff and the offense moved the ball but not enough, forcing a punt. The Atoka defense took over and held the Buffaloes attack off, forcing…

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Wampus Cats Fall To Muskogee Hilldale 27-7

By Steve Turrentine The Atoka Wampus Cats traveled to class 4A number nine ranked Muskogee Hilldale Friday night September 18th after the game with Marlow was cancelled due to COVID-19 reasons. The Cats anticipated a tough game that tested them physically and mentally and were up for the challenge. Hilldale, in their first two games…

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Wampus Cats Get Win Two over Talihina With A 49-8 Blow-Out Win

By Steve Turrentine Friday September 11 was a day of reverence as we all remembered the tragedy that happened in our country on that day in 2001. It brought us together as a country and reminded us of the important things in life.  While football may not be at the top of that list, community…

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Leaving Vegas

The National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is moving to Arlington, Texas, for their December 2020 event. NFR will take place December 3rd through the 12th at Arlington Globe Life Field home of the Texas Rangers. Tickets will go on sale to the public September 25, 2020 via texasrangers.com/NFR. Season Ticket holders will be invited to purchase…

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Boggy Bottom Bowl Trophy Stays In Atoka With 33-14 Win

By Steve Turrentine The Atoka Wampus Cats season opener against the Wildcats of Coalgate resulted in victory for the second year in a row at the Boggy Bottom Bowl. Atoka travelled to Coalgate on Friday, September 4, 2020, after two weeks of very limited or no practice for most of the team members due to…

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Tushka Tigers Fall Baseball Schedule

The Tushka Tigers Baseball 2020 Fall Schedule is as follows: August 13 – 15: Away – Dale Tournament – TBA. August 17: Home vs. Colbert at 4:30 p.m. August 18: Home vs. Silo at 4:30 p.m. August 20 – 22: Away – Tupelo Tournament – TBA. August 24: Away – Soper at 4:30 p.m. August…

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Atoka Football Schedule For 2020

The football schedule for the 2020 Atoka Wampus Cats: (Date: Opponent, Time, Home or Away). September 4, 2020: Coalgate – 7:30 p.m. – Away. September 11, 2020: Talihina – 7:30 p.m. – Home. September 18, 2020: Marlow – 7:30 p.m. – Away. September 25, 2020: Hugo – 7:00 p.m. – Away. October 2, 2020: Antlers…

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Sports Will Continue As Planned

By Joey McWilliams David Jackson said he knows it has been a long time since March. The executive director of the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association (OSSAA) said in a Zoom conference with state media that he knows people are ready to see and play sports again. “We know that lots of people are wanting…

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Eddie Willis – Leading Trainer

Winning his second straight trainer title with 37 wins, Eddie Willis also added to his all-time lead for meet championships at Remington Park. His 2020 title is his 11th overall in Oklahoma City, with his first taking place in 2004. Willis, of Caney, saddled 37 winners from 236 starters, scoring in 16% of his races.…

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