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 Purcell Lady Dragons are Off to a Great Start!!!

Emily Reno

September 25, 2020

The Lady Dragons have had a great season so far.  Due to Covid-19 it's been harder but they are getting through it . They have had to go in quarantine for a week which other schools have had to go into quarantine for a lot lo...

2020 Cross Country

Landon Brown

September 24, 2020

My name is Landon Brown, I am one of our cross country runners and this may be one of the better cross country seasons so far. It was 8/31/20, 5:00 p.m. at the track.  The first cross country meet of the season. All of our runne...

Top 3 Tacklers in the State of Oklahoma

Jakeb Pollard, Chloe Tarango, and Dayton Smith

September 24, 2020

Three students from Purcell High School take the lead as the Top 3 Tacklers in the state of Oklahoma as of September 11 to September 18. Their defense, led by Coach Tracy Scott, operates out of a 3-4 defensive scheme. This me...

Purcell Homecoming Game

Carlos Miranda, Purcell HomeComing Game

October 10, 2019

Friday night was the opening of a homecoming football game. This game was located at Conger Field with new turf, and new buildings that were added. That night on September 20, 2019/7pm all the people in the community were ready...

Cross Country

Grace Smith and Grant Smith

October 10, 2018

  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

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

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

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

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

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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