The Torch

Purcell Lady Dragons Basketball Tournament

December 12, 2018

The Purcell High School basketball girls tournament went really well.  They played against Tulsa In Latta On Thursday 5, 2018. The Purcell Lady Dragons were not able to connect passes the first half, but the second half they ...

Purcell High School Girls Basketball Season Preview 2018-2019

Mckenzie Hook, Sports Writer

November 15, 2018

This year's Purcell High Schools girls basketball team consists of 13 players lead by our one senior, Jacie Carr.  Their Juniors are Alisha Baker, Addie Stanton, Anoli Billy, Sandra Del Toro, and Chelsea Spain.  This years Sophomores...

Football Playoff Game

Grant Smith

November 15, 2018

On the cold Friday night of November 9th, the Purcell Dragons traveled over an hour to play the Kingfisher Yellow Jackets for the first round of playoffs. Purcell and Kingfisher both have a 7-3 record in the regular season. The...

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...

Heart of Oklahoma Tournament Player POV

Gavin C

April 26, 2018

During the Heart of Oklahoma Tournament we had a few close calls, heart attacks, downfalls, and clutch up moments. We played three games on Thursday and friday then won them, all but two of the three wins were really close and...

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