The Torch

Cross Country

Grace Smith and Grant Smith

October 10, 2018

Filed under Cross Country

  The high school boys and girls cross country teams have had a very good season so far. At the meet in Tecumseh, all of the girls medaled in the three mile race and Lizbeth Caralampio finished 8th with a time of 11:...


Alyssa Bumpass, Jessica Kuykendall, and Sarinitie Brockman

October 8, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Homecoming 2018 Purcell celebrated 80 years at Conger Field with an outstanding Homecoming win against the Douglas Trojans. Purcell Dragons battled the Douglas Trojans and won with a victory of 44 to 20. The Homecoming Kin...

Lady Dragon Softball

Lady Dragon Softball

September 26, 2018

The Leopards Got Scorched

Chase Smith and Garrett Deo, Sports Writter

September 17, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Dragons faced off against the Lindsay Leopards last Friday night at the Lindsay home field. The first half was a nail bitter as a Purcell Dragon was escorted off the field 2nd quarter, and went into the halftime at 6-6....

Coach and Seniors Thoughts on New Season

Sofia Evans

September 14, 2018

Filed under Football

Purcell Football Coach Tracy Scott and Seniors of 2019 give their views on first and final seasons as Dragons. With tough competition ahead, Coach Scott explains "each and every week will be a challenge, and we will continue...

First Cross Country Meet for the Dragons

Written by: Chelsea Spain and Katelynn Carwile

September 14, 2018

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Purcell High School cross country team is back in action: On Thursday, August 30, the Purcell cross country team took on their first meet at their home course. Overall, the boys placed third with 89 points; and the girls...

Dragons 1-1 Heading into Battle of the Bridge

Alyssa Bumpass and Jessica Kuykendall

September 14, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Last Friday night’s game started out with gloomy weather and ended with an equally gloomy loss for the Dragons with the score of 33-0. Coach Kurt Gray said “We have to prepare better next time.” Although we lost, hope...

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