Southwest Covenant football

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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Patriots look to make history

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer Southwest Covenant football has the chance to cap off a historic season for their program Friday against Medford. The Patriots (8-0) host the Cardinals (6-3, 5-1) in a game that decides their fate in the district standings. A win grants them the district title and an undefeated season, both of…

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Fast players allow Patriots’ defense to shine in 2018

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer When you think eight-man football, you don’t typically think defense, but Southwest Covenant is trying to change that. Through eight games this season, the Patriots (8-0) are allowing just 8.5 points per contest and have shut out three teams this season. Their offense, which is averaging 52.5 points per game,…

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Patriots stay perfect with throttling of Welch

Southwest Covenant continued its dominance on the gridiron Thursday with a 47-0 thumping of Welch to improve to 8-0 on the season and 5-0 in district play. The Patriots racked up 246 yards of offense, including 173 rushing yards and 73 passing yards. Southwest Covenant had 11 first downs and didn’t turn the ball over.…

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Southwest Covenant moves to 7-0 with win over Covington

For the first time since it has been under the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association, the Southwest Covenant football program is 7-0. The Class C No. 2-ranked Patriots are also 4-0 in district play after beating Covington 55-14 on Homecoming Night at Taylor Park in Yukon. “We are playing really well right now,” Southwest Covenant…

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Patriots get semi-test from Coyle

For the first time this season, the Southwest Covenant football team played an entire four-quarter game. The Patriots had to go the distance with Coyle last Friday at Taylor Park in Yukon, but earned the 48-24 win to improve to 6-0 and 3-0 in district play. “We played well,” Southwest Covenant coach Trey Cloud said.…

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Patriots stay unbeaten with rout of Deer Creek-Lamont

For the fifth time in as many games, the Southwest Covenant football team failed to play an entire game last Friday in its 65-16 victory over Deer Cree-Lamont. The Patriots improved to 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in district play with the win. “We started fast,” Southwest Covenant coach Trey Cloud said. “We got…

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Patriots seek improvement despite blowout victories

How do you tell a group of teenage boys they need to keep improving when, as a team, they have mercy-ruled every opponent they have faced this season? Asked and answered, Southwest Covenant coach Trey Cloud said it’s not as hard as it seems. “There is always stuff you can work on and get better…

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Southwest Covenant mercy rules Bluejacket in district opener

Southwest Covenant has yet to play a full game in the 2018 season on the gridiron. The Patriots have mercy ruled every team they have played, including Thursday’s opponent Bluejacket, who didn’t make it to halftime before being run off the field by SWC. Southwest Covenant won the game 47-0 and improved to 4-0 on…

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