Minco-Union City Times

OSU rings in new year with dominant bowl display

Oklahoma State University finished 2016 off with a bang when the Cowboys finished the year with a 38-8 thrashing of Colorado in the Valero Alamo Bowl.   Now moving into 2017, Cowboy fans have high expectations. OSU should be a Big 12 favorite going into 2017 after finishing just behind OU in 2016, and then…

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Young Bulldogs team takes down Union City, 68-44

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The Minco Bulldogs are a young group, but have already shown potential after winning the first two games of the season. Minco hosted their rival, Union City, on Friday night and beat the Tigers, 68-44. “Union City got up on us early and hit some three-pointers and led us by…

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Afton holds on to beat Minco, 23-20, in playoff quarterfinals

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The Minco Bulldogs were just yards away from taking the lead and possibly advancing past Afton in th e Class A quarterfinals, but the Eagles held on to win the game, 23-20. Trailing 23-20 with about five minutes left in the game, the Bulldogs managed to drive the ball down…

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Minco will host Cordell in second round of the playoffs

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The Minco Bulldogs continue their stellar season after defeating Rush Springs, 42-6, in the first round of the playoffs. The Bulldogs had no problems scoring against a Rush Springs team that had no answers defensively…or offensively. Minco’s big playmaker, Tucker Halstead, was suited up for the game after not playing…

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Minco will host Rush Springs in first playoff game

By Jon Watje The Bulldogs took care of business in their final regular season game by cruising past Wellston, 50-6, on Friday. With the victory, Minco finished district play with a perfect 6-0 record and only one blemish on their overall record to a very good Chisholm team from a larger class. The Bulldogs clinched…

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Williams powers Minco to 44-36 over OCA to clinch district

By Jon Watje The Bulldogs are district champions for the first time since 2013 after an exciting, 44-36 win against Oklahoma Christian Academy on Friday night. Minco quarterback Shannon Williams had a huge game for the Bulldogs as senior running back Tucker Halstead, who usually carries the office, hurt his angle in the first half…

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Minco edges Wayne, 22-20, in huge district game

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The Minco Bulldogs control their own destiny after a huge 22-20 win at Wayne on Friday. Both Minco and Wayne came into the game undefeated in the district. “This game had a playoff atmosphere and got a lot of attention,” said Coach Brock Wardlaw. “It was fun for our kids…

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Minco outscores opponents 36-2 in three games to win District

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The Lady Bulldogs had a very strong outing in District play last week and will now look ahead to Regional action starting Thursday. Minco hosted their District by hosting Amber-Pocasset and Verden last week and won all three of their games. Their first game of District was against Verden and…

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