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Thursday, September 5, 2013 tPw0m / BASEBALL Sadler moves up to Triple-A Indianapolis Former Ripley High School standout Casey Sadler made his Triple A debut last Friday with the Indianapolis Indians. Sadler was called up from the Pittsburgh Pirates" Double A club Altoona Curve a few days before and he turned in a solid start. He pitched six innings giving up seven hits and three earned runs. He walked one and struck out five in getting the no decision. Indianapolis rallied the beat Louisville 4-3. Sadler is expected to remain until the remain- der of the season. CALENDAR Thursday, SepL 5 • P-THS softball at Holdenville, 5 p.m., 7/5. • P-TMS softball here with Holdenville, 5 p.m., 5/5. • P-T 7th-gth football at Bethel, 5 p.m. • Coyle HS softball hosts Glencoe, 4 p.m. • Carney HS softball hosts Olive, 4:30 p.m. • Stillwater HS softball hosts Sapulpa, 5 p.m. Varsity game broadcast on KVRO 101.1 FM. Friday, Sept. 6 • P-THS football at Jones, 7:30 p.m. Game broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM with ~ pregame show at 7 p.m. • Stillwater HS foot- ball hosts McAlester, 7 p.m. Game broadcast on KVRO 101.1 FM with the pregame show at 6:30 p.m. • Coyle HS football hosts Covington-Douglas, 7:30 p.m. • Carney HS softball at MulhalI-Orlando, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 . P-THS softball at Chandler Festival: vs. Mount St. Mary, 9 a.m.; vs. Davenport, 10:45 a.m. • Perkins Bandits football at Stillwater: 2nd grade, 2 p.m.; 3rd grade, 3:15 p.m.; 4th grade, 4: 30 p.m.; 5th grade, 6 p.m.; 6th grade, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • P-THS softball hosts Mannford, 5 p.m., 7/5. Varsity game broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM with the pregame show at 4: 45 p.m. • P-TMS softball at Mannford, 5 p.m., 5/5. • Agra JH and HS soft- ball hosts Carney, 4 p.m. • Stillwater HS softball hosts Ponca City, 5 p.m. • Agra JH football at Davenport, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 • P-TMS softball hosts Chandler, 5 p.m., 515. • P-THS softball tri- angular at Chandler with Seminole, 6 p.m. • Coyle HS softball hosts Carney, 4 p.m. • Agra JH and HS softball hosts Davenport, 4:30 p.m. • Coyle JH football at Garber, 6 p.m. By Rick Lomenick reported recently that Jones coach Lloyd Wertman. to utilize a more balanced its defense with seven start- Journal Sports Editor chose not to schedule the "They are very physical and offensive attack. Last year, ers back from last year's Perkins-Tryonbeginsthe Demons for the next couple athletic with a lot of speed Jones relied on the passing i 1-3 team. Linebackers 2013 season Friday against ofyears. The two teams did and motion offensively, armofDavidCornweilwho Dustin Pierce and Andrew a foe that has been all too not play each otherin 2008 Defensively, they still use jumped ship and transferred Case will lead the team familiar in recent seasons, and 2009 or prior to the the 3-4 and are pretty big to Norman North. in their 3-4 base defense. The Demons will travel 2006 season, up front." Senior Colton Stor3, is Pierce logged 110 tackles to Jones for a non-district The two teams split last Since the Longhorns expected to get the majority last season while Case clash with the Longhorns. season with the Demonswent pretty deep into the of the carries from his run- recorded 95 stops. The kickoff is scheduled gaining an 18-15 win in the playoffs, Wertman noted ning back position. Story The Demons are coming for 7:30 p.m. at Longhorn season-opener at McIlvain many of their youngerrushed for over 460 yards off another fine scrimmage Stadium. Field. Jones got the upper players gained a lot more last season and scored four outing at Hennessey. Jacob The game will be broad- hand in the first round of playing time. Plus, they got touchdowns as a junior. Peyton was the leading cast onKGFY 105.5 FM the Class3Aplayoffswith a taste of being that close to The main receiving threat rusher with 31yards on four with the pregame show at a 48-12 win behind a 28- the championship round, is likely to be senior Levi carries and a touchdown. 7 p.m. point first quarter outburst. "Expectations are pretty Fox. In a limited role last Tyler Taft with 19 yards This will most likely be The Longhoms were even- high in Jones right now so season, Fox caught passes on eight carries and a score the final game of this pres- tually eliminated in the state they will be ready to get for over 500 yards with followed him. Both will be ent series with the Long- semifinals, the season started," Weft- four of them resulting in starting in the backfield horns unless both teams "They look like the same man added, touchdowns. meet in the playoffs. It was old Jones," said P-T head Look tbr the Longhorns Jones' strength could be See DEMONS Page B3 Perkins-Tryon shortstop Jeri Adkism (15) and second baseman Rylee Wilson nearly col- lide during fourth inning action of last Friday's game here with Harrah. Adkism made the sliding catch then threw the ball to first base to complete a double play. The Lady Demons, however, dropped a 9-1 decision. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick sts The fanfare and excite ....... ment has been building this ,.I week in anticipation of the J' l arrival of the high school football season in the area Ro, l'lolt and the state. Stillwater's Pioneers good players, favorable led by quarterback Jerame carry that excitement and bounces and a season that's Littell and receivers Jesse anticipation like every not riddled by injuries. Vester and Corey Hassel. other prep team in the state SHS has experienced all That group, along with a when they host the McAl- of those intangibles during talented supporting cast, ester Buffaloes at Pioneer the head coaching tenure finished the season with an Stadium on Friday night, of Tucker Barnard, who 8-3 record and a trip to the The game starts at 7 p.m. begins his third season as state playoffs. and will be aired by Stillwa- the Pioneers' coach. A year ago, the Pioneers terRadio, 101.1 FM. In Coach Barnard's opened the season with SHS realizes a lot of first season, the Pioneers several players, who were intangibles go into a suc- had a large number oftalented but inexperienced. cessful season. Things like seasoned, talented After a successful start, e loss to Errors proved costly to second base. She advanced the Perkins-Tryon Lady to third on a bloop single Demons in theirg-I loss to by McKenzie Martin and the Harrah Lady Panthers later scored when Bailey here last Friday. Aidridge reached on an The toss was the ' l infield error. straight for the week as P-T Harrah then put the game fell to Cleveland 10-2 here away in the top of the sev- last Tuesday and started the enth with four more runs week with an 8-3 setback at on three errors and one hit. Guthrie last Monday. For the game, P-T commit- Against Harrah, the ted seven errors. game was scoreless until Howard clubbed two of the top of the third inning P-T's five hits. as the Lady Panthers took Against Cleveland, the advantage of two errors to visiting Lady Tigers scored go along with their four hits all their rtms in the first three to plate four runs. Further inningsfortherun-rulewin. damage was prevented Three runs were scored in when back-to-back fly ball the first two frames with outs with the bases loaded four more coming in the were notched to get P-T out third inning. of the inning. Rylee Wilson and Kylie Each team added a single Fowler scored P-T's runs in run in the fifth inning. For the home half of the fourth the Lady Demons, Jes- inning after they reached on sica Howard reached on a one out single then stole See ERRORS Page B3 MS softballers win Meeker SHS's season went south tournament after significant injuries, including the loss ofsoph- The Perkins-Tryon omore starting quarterback Middle School softball team Braxton Noble. SHS ended roared through the field to the season 3-7. capture the championship Noble returns this season of the Meeker tournament and is joined by a talented last weekend. receiving corp led by wide No other information receiver/kick returner was available at presstime. Brandon Prather, one of It will be published in next the state's most exciting week's Journal. This was players. The return of the second straight tour- these players and a produc- nament the Lady Demons tive offseason has the Pig- won. P-T captured the title neers eager for the season in the Blackwell event a opener, week earlier. See SHS Page B3 See TOURNEY Page B3 :g you with uncompetitive rates? At the Perkins branch of National Bank we know that's money you've to keep. Stop in and find out why and neighbors are making switch to Stroud National Bank. Lobby Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. to Noon Drive.thru Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon M aln r