Okmulgee County schools are diligently preparing for the fall season after a hectic spring season that was cut short due to COVID-19. The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association (OSSAA) recently amended policy LIV that addresses public health concerns and school closures to encompass the coronavirus pandemic.
Young tennis players practice volleys with Henryetta Tennis Coach Dustin Mosco during the Henryetta Summer Tennis Lessons at the city tennis courts. Mosco and his coaching staff will host lessons until July 8.
The Okmulgee Junior Football Association, a member of NEOYFA, will be hosting sign-ups today and Saturday, June 27 at Harmon Stadium. Teams are set up for 2nd through 6th graders with Okmulgee competing against leagues from Bristow, Cushing, Oologah, Perkins and other towns within the NEOY- FA league.
The Okmulgee Bulldog Quarterback Club will host one last donation day for the 1st Annual Bulldog Rummage Sale on Sunday, June 28. Donations can be dropped off a the Okmulgee Mini Storage Building, located on 20th street, from 4-7 p.m. Donations can range from household items, clothes to toys. This will be the last drop-off day before the Bulldog Rummage Sale takes place July 10-11.
Okmulgee County schools continue to prep for the 2020 fall season with fast-pitch, cross country and football teams taking precautions as Phase 2 approaches. It’s been a month since schools allowed athletes to get back to their sports. Henryetta Public Schools and Morris Public Schools were the first to allow its football teams to hit the field once again on June 2 with certain social distance guidelines in place. Preston, Okmulgee, Dewar and other county schools followed close behind starting just one week after Morris and Henryetta.