The Torch

Who will win this year’s float building contest?

Abigail Escobedo, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Float building begins October 5. It is a great way for students to get together and compete against other grades. Though there is no cash prize, the satisfaction of winning is what lights the fire of competitiveness. This year...

Homecoming 2020:Season of the Dragon

Gammy Solis and Mojo Browning

September 24, 2020

Homecoming for the Purcell Dragons, an exciting annual celebration where two seniors will be crowned to be the king and queen. This year's homecoming parade & football game will be better than the previous years. The distri...

Droverstock and Chalk

Chase Smith

May 2, 2019

On April 4th, 2019 Chickasha held there annual sidewalk chalk and academic competition. Around 100 schools showed up and competed in the chalk festival. Lindsay won a few chalk portions but Pauls Valley won the whole thing. The...

Purcell Boys Basketball Named Byng Tournament Champions

Gracie Morgan

January 23, 2019

Over January 10th, 11th, and 12th the Purcell Dragons traveled to Byng, Oklahoma to play in their annual Winter Classic. The boys went into the tournament placed as the 8th seed. On the first day of the tournament the boys p...

Dragon Pride Band, Marching Towards a Repeat State Title

October 11, 2018

The 2018-2019 Dragon Pride Marching Band will be competing for a repeat State Championship title, Saturday, October 13, at Western Heights High School Stadium.  The band will take the field for preliminaries at 3:15 PM, performing...

Homecoming Fun Begins Monday

September 27, 2018


Lady Dragon Softball

Lady Dragon Softball

September 26, 2018


Grant Smith

September 14, 2018

Sixty-one Purcell High School students attend the math and history concurrent classes every Monday and Wednesday to earn college hours. Purcell High School gives the students an opportunity to get college hours before you go t...

parker millsap/ jordan jones

jo j.

May 17, 2018

HEllie F. e graduated from purcell and he was a musician. he grew up in purcell. he was invited to play with elton john. He started playing when he was 9 years of age. He created a sound uniquely his own....

Our hometown boy

Mccayla, Reporter

May 17, 2018

This young country singer is out of our very own hometown. He has came from so many things. From little rigs in town to the playing at RiverWind. If Parker keeps going down the path he is now he can accomplish so many things in ...

PHS Night for ROAD Week

Lizzie D., McCayla H., Logan M., and Brea S.

March 7, 2018

On Tuesday Night, Purcell is hosting PHS Night!!! It is going to be at the football field at 6 p.m. There is so many things going to be there. Click here for more information.

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