Southwest Covenant athletics

Southwest Covenant athletics find consistent success

  When Kevin Cobbs arrived at Southwest Covenant, he looked around and saw potential. An athletic program recently admitted into the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association, Cobbs knew they needed to make a splash to prove they belonged. Nine years later, the program is booming. This school year alone, volleyball made it to the state…

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A look back at 2018 sports: Part 1

As 2018 nears its end, we take a look back on the Yukon sports highlights from each month. We start with January and will work our way through December in a two-part series. Today, we look back at the first six months of the year: January -Yukon wrestling has two earn conference championships The Yukon…

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Covenant’s Webb

It’s a family affair at Southwest Covenant where brothers and sisters rise through the ranks with one another. Before his 2018 graduation, Sam Webb became a jack of all trades leading all three sports he played. Now, at Oklahoma Baptist University his brother, Ben, is leading the way. “He’s worked really hard to get where…

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Trey Cloud looks back at historic season

  Aspirations for a state title were not accomplished by Southwest Covenant this season but not all hope is lost. Coach Trey Cloud led his team to the winningest mark in school history at 13-1, with their single loss coming at the hands of Tipton in the state championship game. The Patriots exceeded expectations coming…

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Football injuries plague Patriots basketball

  A Friday night football state championship game didn’t give the Patriots much time for turnaround in preparation for the Christian Heritage basketball tournament. In the football game against Tipton, basketball players Ben Webb and Will Haas suffered injuries that caused them to sit out the first two games of the season. Their absence was…

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Patriots earn district awards

  Southwest Covenant football had several players taking away major awards in the Class C District 3 awards. Running back Trevor Kelly highlighted the list for the Patriots winning co-MVP along with Coyle’s Brendon Weathers. Offensive and defensive MVP awards are staying with Southwest Covenant as well. Quarterback Ben Webb took the top honor for…

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‘We’re gonna do what they say can’t be done’

Cautious optimism has turned into reality for a Southwest Covenant football team playing for a state title, Friday. All season, coaches and players have expressed the opinion there weren’t many teams better than themselves in the state. Now, it’s down to two. Tipton (10-2) and Southwest Covenant (12-0) will face off at Southwestern Oklahoma State…

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West bound, semi-final down

Southwest Covenant made their own history as the final seconds ticked off the board Friday night at Northwestern Oklahoma State College. In its relatively short history as a football school, the Patriots (12-0) had never made a state championship game. That changed with their 42-20 victory over No. 1 ranked Buffalo (12-1). The 22-point win…

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