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Huffstutlar Wins Category at State FFA Contest; See Complete Results Link Here

posted Apr 25, 2015, 8:39 PM by Brandon Jacks

Madill Boys Claim Individual LCC Champ Titles in Three Events; Plainview Packs up with Overall Team Championship Plaques Saturday; Watch Wildcats 1600-meter relay win in Video Here; List of Complete Results Here

posted Apr 25, 2015, 3:16 PM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated ]

Plainview took the overall team championship in both the high school boys and high school girls division in the annual Lake Country Conference track meet held in Madill Saturday (April 25). The Plainview girls won it with 320 points and the Plainview boys won the crown with 159 in their division.
Madill High School took individual event championships in the boys 1600-meter relay with a time of 3:30.61. The unit is comprised of Colton Clement, Spence Weaver, Rio Zamora and JJ Sanders. Sanders won the boys 400-meter run in a time 51.23 seconds. Clement claimed the other Wildcat individual event title on the pole vault with a vault of 13-6.
Dekevis Jordan earned third place in the high school boys long jump. Brook Erwin brought in the bronze medal in the high school girls 300-meter hurdles. CJ Davidson grabbed the bronze medal in the high school boys 300-meter hurdles. Josh Hartin finished fourth in the high school boys shot put. Lesly Guerrero finished fourth in the high schools girls 100-meter dash.
In the junior high division, the Madill boys grabbed gold with the time of 3.47.86 in the 1600-meter relay. The junior high boys secured the silver medal in the 800-meter relay. Hunter Inslee took third in the junior boys 3200-meter run. Tanner Edmonds finished fifth in the junior high boys shot put.

The list of complete results from the Lake Country Conference meet can be viewed in the attached file courtesy of Mandy &Greg Clement

Watch video of Clement Vault & Madill boys win 1600-meter relay
voice of announcer Donny Raley

Pugh, Gambel Officially Accepted State Award for Arts Thursday Night in Guthrie

posted Apr 24, 2015, 2:55 PM by Brandon Jacks

Blake Gambel and Becca Pugh accepted the prestigious State Superintendent's Award for Arts Excellence in Speech/ Drama last night (April 23) in a ceremony in Guthrie. The Oklahoma Alliance for Arts Education, the Oklahoma Masonic Fraternity, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction have sponsored this annual event for many years. Students are recognized for achieving artistic and academic excellence and for exhibiting leadership in their community.
"I'm so very proud of Blake and Becca. They have earned every accolade that they have received and I cannot imagine two more deserving individuals. Our speech program has grown, due in large part, to them. They will be greatly missed after they graduate in May. I wish them all the best and expect great things from them!"  Lori Hartin said when it was announced that the two MHS seniors were chosen for the honor.
Hartin serves as the speech instructor-sponsor at Madill High School. Hartin was also recently named the district-wide teacher of the year in Madill in 2014-15.

MHS Students' Art Earns High Marks in Congressional Competition

posted Apr 24, 2015, 2:43 PM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated Apr 26, 2015, 5:32 AM ]

Art instructor Mrs. Blackburn said she was proud to announce today that MHS students placed at a recent congressional art competition. Art pieces were submitted and judged.
Erik Rodriguez claimed first place with a block art print, Taylor Gamble's acrylic art piece took second place, Elizabeth Avila-Gonzalez took second place with a block art print, Kaylee Ayres' block art earned third place and Jared Williams earned third place in watercolor.

file photo

Soccer Match April 27 Postponed until April 28

posted Apr 24, 2015, 10:15 AM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated ]

The Madill soccer match versus Cache April 27 has been postponed until Tuesday, April 28. It will be at Alumni Field. 

Rain Places Damper on Friday's Baseball Games, Forces Cancellation

posted Apr 24, 2015, 7:27 AM by Brandon Jacks

The Madill baseball games scheduled for Friday (April 24) against Wynnewood and Valliant have been canceled.
Clay Moore is the senior on the baseball team this year.

photo of Clay Moore

Broadcaster Garrett Graces MHS with Visit Thursday, Talks about Professional Career

posted Apr 23, 2015, 11:31 AM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated Apr 24, 2015, 8:28 AM ]

Sports talk radio host David Garrett visited with Madill High School students Thursday morning in the administration building conference room about his broadcasting career that spans nearly four decades. He currently hosts his own radio show on The Franchise 107.7 FM in Oklahoma City. Plus, he covers the Oklahoma City Thunder and files regular video reports for Tyler Media. He also serves as the radio play-by-play voice for the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos in Edmond. He begins his ninth season on the air with the program in 2015.
"The thing that impresses me most about David Garrett is his generous and humble spirit," Brandon Jacks said. "He kept encouraging the students to respect other people and always use proper manners."
"The world needs more people like David," Jacks said.
He spoke about his career in the broadcasting field and encouraged students to not give up even if they have made mistakes. 
He spoke of the opportunities that led him to become the radio play-by-play voice of the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys in the mid-90s. He broadcast Super Bowl XXX (30) from the radio booth following the 1995-96 season for the Cowboys. He worked radio for the New Orleans Saints before his stint with the Cowboys.

photo by Arturo Guevara 

Video Clip of Garrett discussing interviewing Coach Barry Switzer
Video by Arturo Guevara

Madill's Baseball Club Traveling to Broken Bow to Meet Savages in District Playoffs

posted Apr 23, 2015, 11:03 AM by Brandon Jacks

Madill's baseball team will be at Broken Bow at 2 p.m. on April 30 for game one of the district playoffs . Game two begins at 4 p.m. April 30. The if necessary game would be scheduled for 4 p.m. on May 1. 

Horseshoe Pitching Contest in Durant April 23 Canceled

posted Apr 22, 2015, 10:47 AM by Brandon Jacks

The horseshoe pitching contest for Special Olympics in Durant scheduled for April 23 has been canceled.

Softball Season Ends with Losses Tuesday Night in District Playoffs

posted Apr 21, 2015, 8:57 PM by Brandon Jacks

The Madill slow-pitch softball team was eliminated from the playoffs with losses to Kingston and Hugo Tuesday night at Tom Reynolds Field.

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