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New schedule flips Hall, Anadarko

BY COLLIN WIEDER fending district champs, Weatherford returns as last year’s win. Chargers won 3A titles to carry the offense and
Clinton Daily News so the move blows 4A-1 the 2017 district runner- Marlatt played all in 2014 and 2015 and took new QB Will Dunn. Line-
wide open. up. The Eagles went 8-3 across the field including home the 4A hardware backer Jaden McDaniel
Re-districting was Clinton will still see the overall and 5-2 in the dis- quarterback in Wood- last year. They’ve gone will anchor the defense.
in full effect for many Chargers in week two trict in head coach Rea- ward’s multiple offense. 54-2 in that span and con- Ross helped the Hall
classes this summer, but as a non-district oppo- gan Roof’s first year. They It employed spread, tinue to churn out talent rushing attack rumble
Clinton’s home in 4A-1 nent in the home opener. return a decent chunk of single wing and pistol every year. for 182 yards in the 28-24
went through almost no Anadarko comes back last year’s roster making concepts. Back in the 50 All that winning might win over Clinton. The
facelift. to 4A after two straight them a contender for the defense, Clinton will try seem intimidating, but Reds nearly unseated
The district traded one one-and-done playoff title as well. to contain this wide of- there’s hope for Clinton Heritage Hall at home
rival for another, send- seasons in 3A. The War- Another change in the fensive attack. fans. The only time the last year before it unrav-
ing Heritage Hall to 3A riors went 5-6 and 8-3 schedule is 5A power Chargers were elimi- eled in the second half.
and returning Anadarko respectively. They’ll give Lawton MacArthur being SEPT. 7 VS. HERITAGE nated from the playoffs Could this season finally
to 4A-1. The Chargers the district a perennial added to the non-district HALL in the last four years, end the four-year drought
were the reigning state playoff team to battle at slate. The Highlanders The stakes don’t get any quarterback Blake Ad- against the Chargers?
champs and two-time de- the top against. played Clinton in 2014 higher than battling a ams wasn’t on the foot-
and 2015, winning both returning state champion ball field. The Chargers SEPT. 14 VS. LAWTON
contests, 43-6 and 33-7, for the 2018 home opener. will discover if they can MACARTHUR
respectively. For Heritage Hall, the live without him after he The final non-district
Mac is always tough state champion narrative graduated in the spring. game of the season might
and a consistent winner. has been true in three of They’ll rely on 1,000-
The team won a 5A title the last four seasons. The yard rusher Billy Ross See, SCHEDULE page 8B
back in 2014 and is 52-11
over the last five seasons.

Right out of the gate,
Clinton has an opportu-
nity to avenge one of its
2017 losses with the sea-
son opener at Woodward.
Red T o r n a d o e s
The Reds lost to the
Boomers 19-18 last year.
It was the first Clinton Blow i n ’ Aw ay T h e
loss to Woodward in more
than two decades.
In order for Clinton
to begin a new winning Co m p e t i t i o n !
streak, it’ll have to handle
an experienced bunch up
at Woodward. The Boom- Auto • Home • Life • Bank • Health
ers went 3-7 last year, but
they return key offensive
players Kole Marlatt
CDN | John Kinsey and Blake Alexander in

Atrel Bryson finds a hole and cuts to it in the
the running game. Both
helped the Boomers rack
Stephenie Collins, Agent

go 10th & Gary Blvd.

scrimmage win versus El Reno. up 5.1 yards per carry in
Clinton OK 73601

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Aug. 31.........................@ Woodward

Sept. 7................... vs. Heritage Hall
Going for the BIG WIN!
The Bank of the West and the Clinton Red Tornadoes
Sept. 14................... vs. Lawton Mac
Sept. 21..................... vs. Newcastle*
Sept. 28.................. @ Weatherford*
Oct. 5................................. vs. Elgin*
Oct.12.............................@ Elk City*
Oct. 19......................... @ Anadarko*
Oct. 26...................... vs. Chickasha*
Nov. 2................................ @ Cache*
* District 4A-1 game

Rooting for the From left: Benton Bridgeman, Tatum Shackelford, Audrey Shackelford,

Red Tornadoes
Stella Shackelford, Bella Bridgeman & Aidan Kilpatric

to see their way

to another
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