The Torch

  • October 8Purcell FFA And 4H Hold 3 Division Champion Titles and 3 Reserve Division Champion Titles from the Tulsa State Fair Junior Livestock Show
  • October 7Lady Dragons Softball Begins Regional Play at 1:00 Tomorrow vs Newcastle at Lone Grove
  • September 28PHS Academic Team Defeats Blanchard, Lindsay, and Chickasha

The Amount of Electives at PHS and Why We Need More

Hayden Warren

October 2, 2020

At Purcell High School, we have a decent amount of electives, but do we need to offer different electives to students?   In the school, we only have one language class, Spanish. To some students this may be appealing...

The Complete and Utter Failure of Disney’s 2020 “Mulan” Remake

Dru Clay

September 22, 2020

     The Disney live action remakes have received a wide range of press throughout the years. Some are serviceable, others completely miss their mark, and now we finally have the one that totally jumps the shark. It was not tho...

Motionless In White Concert Review

Casandra Genovese

October 11, 2019

Motionless in White is a metal band from Scranton, Pennsylvania that was formed in 2005. They've released albums like Graveyard Shift, Reincarnate, Creatures, Infamous, and Disguise. Along with their previous EP's. Recently I...

A stress free room.

Kendra Carson

October 10, 2019

Hello there! Today I bring you a few reasons on why the school should have a stress-free room! This room could just be located in a room that we don't use often. Within the room, there would be several bean bags, bookcases,...

should you play rainbow 6 seige

Zane Hoffman

October 10, 2019

I am pretty old to this game I started in operation health, And for those noob\bad or new players its a really old operation to the game. Back in Operation Health they said they will be fixing and repairing the game.Well they di...

Soccer at PHS!!

Celeste martinez

October 10, 2019

At Purcell High school we have many sports. We are good at them and we work hard to always make our town proud. Our school offers cross country, track, baseball/ softball, basketball,football, tennis, and golf for both boys and gi...

Earth Defense Force 4.1

Aiden McLemore

March 29, 2019

Earth Defense Force is a game were the world is being invaded by aliens called Ravagers. The Ravagers have deployed complex machines against you to try and capture earth with them also sending giant insects to kill the human race....


Brendan Farris

March 28, 2019

"Us" is the newest horror movie from Jordan Peele that hit theaters on March 22, 2019. This is Peele's second movie, the first being the smash hit that was "Get Out" in 2017. Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke, both from the Black...

The Battle of Canes East v. West

Chase Smith, Food Critic

November 15, 2018

Would you rather have the chicken and sauce from Canes in the West or the East? I went up to Norman on 11/13/18 just to test the theory of who has the best chicken and sauce. I rode up to Norman with two of my friends Andrew...

Food Critic Visits Sonny’s Cafe

Charity Rowe

September 14, 2018

For those of you who have never had Sonny's Cafe, I'm here to give you a review. Sonny's Cafe is located in Purcell, Oklahoma and are known for their homemade style southern cooking. Personally it's one of my favorite go-to cafe's...

Flood Review

February 14, 2018

The student news site of Purcell High School