Longhorn Football marches to Semifinals with 60-14 third quarter win over Weleetka
Only four undefeated teams - Laverne, Davenport, Dewar and Alex - entered the 2014 Class B Oklahoma State Football playoffs. With the 'Horns' defeat of the Weleetka Outlaws in the Quarterfinals at Alex on Nov. 21, 2014, Alex continued unbeaten and takes its place with the other undefeated teams in the State Semifinals. The Longhorns will face Dewar at Del City High School on Nov. 28, 2014, while Laverne takes on Davenport the same night at Enid.
Junior Kyler Thornburg continued his outstanding performance against Weleetka, rushing for 431 yards and five touchdowns as well snagging one TD reception from Junior QB Dalton Alcorn. Junior Dalton Hefner caught three of Alcorn's passes for 68 yards and one touchdown. The Alex D continued its aggressive play with Sophomore Brant Hines racking up six tackles while Hefner earned five and a half. Hefner, Thornburg and Seniors Lucky Chaplin and Jacob Otey shut down the Outlaw passing attack with interceptions while Hines and Senior Kyle Garcia earned two QB sacks each.
Left, Kyler Thornburg cuts around the Weleetka defender. Right, Dalton Hefner picks off the Weleetka quarterback.
Game film highlights
Weleetka game stats and cumulative player stats have been posted on the High School Football page.
Alex Kindergarten students celebrated Thanksgiving last week.
6th grade basketball wins top spots at Festival
The Alex 6th grade girls won the championship trophy in sudden death overtime at the Whitebead Elementary Basketball Festival on Nov. 23, 3014.
The Alex 6th grade boys basketball team also took first place at the Whitebead Festival!
WELL DONE, LONGHORNS!
7th and 8th and Jr. High basketball hosts Cyril
Left, Dustin Tolson puts up a shot in the 7th and 8th grade boys game against Cyril. Right, Brennae Hines goes for two two points in the Jr. High girls game with Cyril.
Elementary students recognized during halftime of high school football game on Nov. 14, 2014
These students were recognized as Students of the Month.
These students were recognized for meeting their AR reading goals.
These students qualified to attend the Elementary Citizens with Integrity (CSI) field trip. Students who received this award maintained good grades, attendance and behavior at school.