LONGHORN NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Longhorns smash Geary in Game 7
Big guys rampage during conference blowout
Above, Senior Michael Love eyes the offense during the Alex v. Geary football game played at Alex on October 12, 2018. Below, Junior Jon Fitzsimmons plows through the Geary defense, helping whip up the Longhorns' 74-38 win against the Bison.
September Students of the Month named
From left to right,
Dru Anderson, Luke Mainka, Ja’Kobi Clampitt, and Cydnee Brandt were chosen by their teachers as September Students of the Month for exhibiting good citizenship! These students were recognized at the Alex v. Geary football game on September 12, 2018.
Good job, Longhorns!
Girls win in 5th and 6th first home games
Above left, 5th grader Leah Provance scores against Ninnekah at Alex on October 12, 2018. Above right, 5th grader Braedon Neil drives past the Ninnekah defense. Below left, 6th grader Madison Byrne handles the ball. Below right, these Alex and Ninnekah 6th grade boys battle for the score. The 5th and 6th grade girls teams won their games against Ninnekah while both boys teams lost.
Heldermon places at Cross-Country Pre-State Competition
Cross Country runners C.J. Sweat, Estefany Rios and Kye Heldermon participated in the Pre-State track meet held at Oklahoma Baptist University at Shawnee on October 4, 2018. Heldermon (right) placed 17th in her long distance run!
Alex Fast Pitch featured in All-Star game
Left: Kylie Baxter, Maddy Morris and Cheyenne Werner were selected to play in the Southern Plains Fast Pitch All-Star game on October 1, 2018. Their coach, Justin Williams, was also chosen as one of the coaches. Right: Baxter, an Alex Senior, was honored as Offensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row!
Alex Judging Team brings home national honors!
The Alex Livestock Judging Team won the Aksarben National Judging Contest at the Aksarben National Stock Show in Grand Island, Nebraska, this past weekend. The team won top honors by defeating two other Oklahoma teams as well as competitors from as far away as Virginia.
Shown left to right, the Alex team includes Olivia Ketchum, Brycen Otey, Cooper Shebester and Dustin Tolson.
In addition to their national overall first place award, the Alex team placed in the top five in four of the five judging categories. Otey earned the award for overall high individual and Tolson placed first in sheep and goat judging and second in reasons.
The Alex students traveled to the Nebraska contest in preparation for their upcoming competition at the Tulsa State contest to be held on Thursday, October4, 2018. All of Alex School and the entire community is very proud of these outstanding and knowledgeable students.
Local students hold Special Olympics Track and Field Day
Alex hosted a local Special Olympics Fun Day on September 27, 2018. Athletes from Blanchard, Lindsay and Rush Springs came to practice their skills, compete and make new friends. Events included the 50 and 100-meter dashes, partner walks, wheelchair races, 200 and 400-meter walks and runs, basketball skills, standing and running long jump, bocce and softball and turbo javelin throws. Students from Alex and Lindsay High Schools volunteered as team and event leaders and cheerleaders.
The Alex Branch of the First National Bank of Chickasha sponsored the Fun Day by supplying free water and Jackie Ledford of Alex Florist provided peacock feathers for all participants. The First National Bank also suprised the Longhorn Special Olympic team with a $500 donation to help support the team this year.
2018 Cross Country Track schedule
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5th and 6th Grade Basketball schedule
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