Midwest City Beacon Sports

State Cross Country Preview: Titans gunning for state gold

Schoelen looking to make good first impression at state By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor High expectations are nothing new for the Carl Albert boys cross country team. They’ve carried them all season. And for the seniors, it’s been much longer. On Saturday, the veteran Titans will look to earn the school’s first-ever team state title…

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Ross inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Choctaw Mayor Randy Ross was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame at the annual banquet in the Jim Thorpe Museum in Oklahoma City. At the ceremony Ross was honored with the Outstanding American Award. The Outstanding American honor is given to former wrestlers who are highly successful and…

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Carl Albert boys run to regional crown

Midwest City’s Bailey and Carl Albert’s Schoelen qualify for state By John Martin Staff Writer The Carl Albert Titans cross country squad swept to the championship trophy at the OSSAA Class 5A regional qualifying meet at Broken Arrow Saturday to set up a showdown with rivals Guymon and Piedmont at the State Meet at Edmond…

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Titans clinch playoff berth in win over Lawton Ike

By John Martin Staff Writer The Carl Albert Titans moved ever closer to a coveted spot in the OSSAA Class 5A playoffs with a 49-0 drubbing of Lawton Eisenhower Thursday night at Jim Harris Field. The win upped the Titan’ winning streak to 16 in a row, 8 to finish the 2016 championship season and…

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Bombers sink Pirates 32-14

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor WARR ACRES – Winning back-to-back district titles has been the goal for the Midwest City football team this regular season. And they took another big step towards that goal Thursday night as they beat Putnam City 32-14 and clinched a playoff berth. Midwest City took control in the first half…

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Bombers down Choctaw, 27-3

After jumping to an early lead Friday, Choctaw High School struggled as visiting Midwest City came back strong to claim a 27-3 win at Bill Jensen Field. Some offensive misfires combined with an aggressive MWC defense prevented a Choctaw team that was averaging over 27 points a game from getting much done. The Bomber defense…

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Midwest City’s Bailey continues impressive performances

By John  Martin Staff Writer Midwest City Lady Bombers distance ace Kenya Bailey continued her string of superb performances in cross country competition Saturday with a fifth-place finish in the power-packed OK Runner Classic. hosted by Norman High School. With a time of  21.01 for the 5K race, she was  bested only by four of…

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Redmond slams door on Wolverines

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor LAWTON – What looked to be a blowout victory over Lawton was quickly coming apart for Midwest City last Friday night. The Bombers opened a 41-13 lead late in the third quarter, but found themselves clinging to a six-point lead with two minutes remaining in the district opener. The Wolverines…

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Carl Albert trounces rival Jays

By Jared Price Contributing Writer GUTHRIE — The defending state champs, Carl Albert Titans are leaving no doubt that they are the team to beat in 5A this year. The Titans made a statement last Friday night takin g down the Guthrie Bluejays, 55-10 in Guthrie. Senior, Jaedon Pool said coach Mike Corley told his…

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