Southwest Covenant athletics

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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Patriots put on a show against Tyrone

Southwest Covenant made a statement with a big victory over Tyrone Friday. The Patriots (11-0) proved they were a power in the playoffs, defeating the Bobcats (8-3) 56-16 in the second round. Though Southwest Covenant hung half-a-hundred on their opponent, it was their defense that made the biggest play. Tyrone fumbled the ball nine times…

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Patriots look to stay hot in second round

There is just a brief window of opportunity for celebration in the playoffs. Southwest Covenant took home a big win over Sasakwa Friday 48-0 by mercy rule. The excitement and allure of winning a playoff game was present in the huddle after the game but it quickly went away by Monday. The Patriots began preparing…

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Patriots pummel Vikings in the playoffs

By Hayden Tucker   It was the Will Haas and Tyler Kelly show in Southwest Covenant’s playoff win over Sasakwa. The young players were asked to step up in Trevor Kelly’s (hip soreness) absence and they delivered. The Patriots (10-0, 1-0) defeated the Vikings (5-6, 0-1) 48-0 by halftime, causing for a mercy rule. The…

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Samantha Lindsey enjoys her roles with SWC, Mustang

By Hayden Tucker   In the fall, Samantha Lindsey can be found on the sideline of a Southwest Covenant volleyball game, but her day job keeps her at a different school. Along with being a volleyball coach, Lindsey is a fifth-and sixth-grade S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) teacher at Mustang Horizon Intermediate Center. Her…

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Southwest Covenant set to open playoffs

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer Southwest Covenant will look to continue its historic season with a strong playoff push. The Patriots wrapped up the regular season, sweeping all opponents and now their focus shifts to the post season. Winning their district gives them home field advantage for the first two rounds of playoffs. Sasakwa (5-5)…

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Patriots down Medford for District Championship

By Hayden Tucker   Defeating opponents by a large margin has become a commonplace for Southwest Covenant football but their win Friday meant more than the others. The Patriots toppled Medford (5-4, 4-2) 63-30 to go undefeated on the regular season and win the district championship. In all of Southwest Covenant’s history no such feat…

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