HPS releases fall sports schedules

The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity football team will kick off their 2018 campaign August 31 at home against arch rival Morris.

(Photo by LARRY OWEN)

Senior Jenifer Denton and the Henryetta Lady Knight fastpitch softball team will begin their 2018 season August 6 at Preston.

(Photo by LARRY OWEN)

By LARRY OWEN
Free-Lance Sports Editor

The fall sports schedules for Henryetta Public Schools were recently released for the 2018-19 school year.

The athletic programs in the Fall at HPS include fastpitch softball, football, and cross country for both high school and junior high.

The first fall sport program to kick off the 2018 season will be fastpitch softball, which will begin its 2018 campaign August 6 at Preston. The Lady Knight junior high squad will take the field against their county foes at 4:30 p.m. followed by the high school diamond team battling the host Preston Lady Pirates at 5:45 p.m.

The following day (August 7), the fastpitch squads will travel to Okmulgee for their second battle with a county opponent to begin the 2018 season. The junior high will kick off the road meeting with the host Okmulgee Lady Bulldogs at 4:30 p.m. followed by the high school county showdown at 5:45 p.m.

The next fall sports program to get their season started in 2018 will be cross country. Both the junior high and high school teams will open 2018 August 18 at the Holdenville Invitational. The lone home meet for the Henryetta runners will be September 8 at historic Nichols Park.

The Henryetta varsity football team will begin their 2018 campaign August 31 at home against arch rival Morris. The county showdown at historic Cameron Field is set for a 7 p.m. start time.

The junior high and junior varsity will begin their 2018 season September 4 at Okmulgee and a county showdown with the Okmulgee Bulldogs. The junior high contest will get underway at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity game to follow at approximately 7:15 p.m.

Below are the complete 2018 schedules for all fall sports programs at Henryetta Public Schools.
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2018 Henryetta Fall Sports
Football
Varsity
Aug. 31 - vs Morris; 7 p.m.
Sept. - 7 at Warner; 7 p.m.
Sept. - 14 at Hartshorne; 7 p.m.
Sept. - 21 vs Okemah; 7 p.m.
Sept. - 28 vs Prague; 7 p.m.
Oct. 5 - at Holdenville; 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 - at Kellyville; 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 - vs Jones; 7 p.m.
Oct. 26 - at Chandler; 7 p.m.
Nov. 2 - vs Meeker; 7 p.m.
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Junior Varsity
Sept. 4 - at Okmulgee; 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 - vs Warner; 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 - vs Liberty (Mounds); 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 - at Okemah; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1 - at Prague; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 - vs Holdenville; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 - vs Kellyville; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 - at Eufaula; 5:30 p.m.
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Junior High
Sept. 4 - at Okmulgee; 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 - vs Warner; 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 - vs Liberty (Mounds); 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 - at Okemah; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1 - at Prague; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 - vs Holdenville; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 - vs Kellyville; 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 - at Eufaula; 5:30 p.m.
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Fastpitch Softball
Varsity
Aug. 6 - at Preston; 5:45 p.m.
Aug. 7 - at Okmulgee; 5:45 p.m.
Aug. 10-11 - Beggs Festival; TBA
Aug. 13 - vs Eufaula; 5:45 p.m.
Aug. 16 - at Eufaula; 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 17-18 - Kellyville Festival; TBA
Aug. 20 - vs Oktaha; 5 p.m.
Aug. 23 - at Kellyville; 5:45 p.m.
Aug. 24 - at Morris; 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 27 - vs Morris; 5 p.m.
Aug. 28 - vs Sperry; 5 p.m.
Aug. 30-Sept. 1 - Eufaula Tournament; TBA
Sept. 4 - at Oktaha; 5:45 p.m.
Sept. 6-8 - Southwest Shootout; TBA
Sept. 10 - at Wetumka; 5:45 p.m.
Sept. 11 - vs Beggs; 5:45 p.m.
Sept. 13-15 - Tahlequah Sequoyah Tournament; TBA
Sept. 17 - at Beggs; 7 p.m.
Sept. 20 - at Warner; 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 27-28 - Regional Tournament; TBA
Oct. 4-6 - State Tournament; TBA
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Junior High
Aug. 6 - at Preston; 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 7 - at Okmulgee; 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 13 - vs Eufaula; 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 14 - vs Okemah; 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 18 - Beggs Tournament; TBA
Aug. 20 - vs Oktaha; 4 p.m.
Aug. 23 - at Kellyville; 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 24 - at Morris; 4 p.m.
Sept. 4 - at Oktaha; 5:45 p.m.
Sept. 10 - at Wetumka; 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 - vs Beggs; 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 15 - Morris Festival; TBA
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Cross Country
Varsity
Aug. 18 - at Holdenville; 8 a.m.
Aug. 25 - at Seminole; 8 a.m.
Sept. 1 - at Sapulpa; 8 a.m.
Sept. 8 - Henryetta; 8 a.m.
Sept. 15 - at OBU (Shawnee); 8 a.m.
Sept. 22 - at Holdenville; 8 a.m.
Sept. 29 - at Kiefer; 8 a.m.
Oct. 4 - at OBU (Shawnee); 10 a.m.
Oct. 13 - Regionals; TBA
Oct. 20 - State; TBA
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Junior High
Aug. 18 - at Holdenville; 8 a.m.
Aug. 25 - at Seminole; 8 a.m.
Sept. 8 - Henryetta; 8 a.m.
Sept. 15 - at OBU (Shawnee); 8 a.m.
Sept. 22 - at Holdenville; 8 a.m.
Sept. 29 - at Kiefer; 8 a.m.

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