HARDESTY â€” For the Hardesty Lady Bison, Monday nightâ€™s 31-28 win over Boise City came down to a gut check. After leading for much of the first half â€” taking a 14-10 advantage into the lockerroom at the break â€” the Lady Bison went as cold as the 13 degree temperature outside.
See the rest of the story in Tuesday's GDH
TEXHOMA â€” Dayton Metcalf scored 17 and Brandon Gomez 15 â€” including four 3-pointers â€” to lead the Hooker Bulldogs to a 62-43 win over Texhoma on Friday night.
See full story in the weekend GDH.
TEXHOMA â€” Hooker junior Kyra Cathcart scored 22 points to pace the Lady Bulldogs to a 47-43 win over No. 13 (1A) Texhoma on Friday night to keep Hookerâ€™s record unblemished, while handing the Lady Red Devils their first loss of the season.
Hooker (4-0) jumped ahead early behind Cathcart and Mariana Cervantes, who paced Hooker to a 9-3 lead. But Texhoma (2-1) would fight back behind Sarah Murphy and Randi Yates to make the score 12-9 at the end of the first.
The Live Nativity at the Guymon Church of the Nazarene has been postponed until next Saturday (Dec. 14) from 6-8 p.m. due to extreme cold. The Nativity will only be performed on Saturday.
Hooker's Christmas Parade will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday in Downtown Hooker. Don't miss Hooker, Okla.'s ushering in of the Christmas season!
Special to the GDH
OKLAHOMA CITY â€“ Governor Mary Fallin today declared a State of Emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties due to the winter storm impacting the state.
Because the weather event is expected to include prolonged sub-freezing temperatures, dangerous road conditions and power outages, emergency management authorities recommended issuing this declaration before the full brunt of the storm arrives.
Governor Fallin warned Oklahomans to stay off the roads if at all possible.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandelaâ€™s death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
The Guymon girls and boys varsity basketball teams opened the season on a winning note, Tuesday. The Lady Tigers downed Beaver 46-40 while the Tiger men beat Beaver 53-43.
The Lady Tigers got 14 points from Yajaira Rodriguez and 11 from Denesse Longoria. The Tiger men got 20 points from Carter Nash and 18 from Derek Portillo in their 10-point win over the Dusters.
In other action, the Hooker Lady Bulldogs visited Forgan, winning 62-45 to remain unbeaten. Hooker got 20 points from Mariana Cervantes.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
645 AM CST WED DEC 4 2013
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 12 AM CST
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 12 AM
* EVENT...LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE WESTERN OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLE AND FAR NORTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT...WITH ONLY MINIMAL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED AT FIRST. AFTER
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
553 AM CST TUE DEC 3 2013
...EXTENDED PERIOD OF COLD WEATHER AND POSSIBLE SNOW EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
THE WARM WEATHER WILL COME TO AN ABRUPT END BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
THE PASSAGE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL BRING MUCH COLDER WEATHER
AND PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOWFALL TO THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES.
THIS COLD AIR WILL PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
NEARLY ALL OF THE PANHANDLES WILL STAY BELOW FREEZING FROM AT LEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...HIGHS