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Purcell Lady Dragons Basketball Season

Makenzie Hook

March 29, 2019

This years Purcell Lady Dragons basketball was exciting, they didn't make it far in the season but they didn't give up. Every practice and every game they worked harder and harder.  They really hustled in games, even if they...

Boys Basketball Season

Grant Smith

March 28, 2019

The Purcell Boys Basketball team had an amazing run in the playoffs. They finished the season with a 18-10 record. To start playoffs the boys beat Marlow for the third time this season to win the District Championship. For the...

Heart of Oklahoma Tournament 2019

Bailey Etchinson and Brendan Farris

January 25, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019 is the date for the start of the 49th year of Purcell's own Heart of Oklahoma Tournament. The tournament takes place at Purcell High School and just so happens to be the second oldest high school basketball...

Boys Basketball Season

Grant Smith

January 25, 2019

The Purcell Boys Basketball team is having an impressive season so far. The Dragons did not have a good start but they started to turn it up and play better. Key players needed to step up and that is what Garrett Galyean and Jake...

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...

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...

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