Sapulpa Herald

Tee-Pee Drive-in Reopens

By Elisha Wooldridge SAPULPA – The anticipation was palpable as the community gathered for the opening weekend of the Tee-Pee Drive-In. Families sprawled out in lawn chairs and blankets, children frolicked in the lawn under the big screen, neighbors and friends settled in for a night of cinematic magic competing against Mother Nature’s timing.  Laughter […]

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS KAILEY ASHER

Sapulpa Herald Students of Month 

Kailey Asher and Ethan Groves were named the recipients of the Sapulpa Herald Sophomore Students of the Month. Asher is the daughter of Jennifer Davis and currently holds a 4.0 GPA. She is on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll. She plays for the Lady Chieftains soccer team and is Academic All-Conference. Asher also is a member

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CHARLES BETZLER PHOTO Tamara Brock speaking at the SMA meeting on April 4.

Founder of Local Pregnancy Center Addresses SMA

BY CHARLES BETZLER, HERALD WRITER SAPULPA —Tamara Brock, President and Founder of  Macy’s Cradle Pregnancy Crisis Center, spoke to members of the Sapulpa Ministerial Alliance at their April 4th meeting. “My name is Tamara Brock, and my husband is John Brock… we have pastored in Kellyville for 17 years,” she said. “The most efficient way to

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JOHN TRANCHINA PHOTOS LADY CHIEFTAINS LINED UP before their game Friday night at home against Memorial. Sapulpa won the game, 2-1, to improve to 7-3 on the season and 2-0 within District 5A-3.

Sapulpa Girls Soccer Takes Down Memorial, 2-1

BY JOHN TRANCHINA, SPORTS EDITOR SAPULPA – The Lady Chieftains overcame a little adversity Friday evening in their district match against Memorial, giving up an early goal but battling back to claim a 2-1 victory at the Westside Sports Complex. Sapulpa (7-3, 2-0 District 5A-3) fell behind in the fifth minute of the game but answered quickly,

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JOHN TRANCHINA PHOTOS CHIEFTAINS HUDDLE WITH COACH D before their game Friday night.

Sapulpa Boys Fall to Strong Memorial Squad

BY JOHN TRANCHINA, SPORTS EDITOR SAPULPA – It wasn’t pretty but hopefully, it was a teachable moment that the Sapulpa boys’ soccer team can learn a few lessons from. Up against a very good Memorial squad in District 5A-3 action, the Chieftains fell behind early and had a difficult time battling back, ultimately falling 5-1 to the

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JOHN TRANCHINA PHOTO SENIOR THIRD BASEMAN PETER SHIBLEY

Chieftain Baseball Drops Three

BY JOHN TRANCHINA, SPORTS EDITOR SAPULPA – Things can change quickly in high school sports. The Sapulpa baseball team has hit a bit of adversity all of a sudden in the 2024 season, suffering three consecutive losses over a span of five days. Following two dominating victories over Memorial in a double-header last Tuesday, by a combined

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ASHLEY SCOTT drives the No. 11 car in the Factory Stock division.

Edwards Wins Champ Sprints feature Race at Speedway

BY DARREN SUMNER, HERALD PUBLISHER KELLYVILLE –– The Sapulpa Herald visited Creek County Speedway Saturday night as the Super Six Series ran on the quarter mile dirt track oval.  Blake Edwards won the 20 lap Champ 305 Sprints feature race while Jimmy Owen took the checker flag in the Factory Stocks competition.  Other winners included Justin Foltz

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JOHN TRANCHINA PHOTOS KIEFER’S ALSTON CARR finished fifth in the pole vault at Kellyville Friday with a leap of 10-feet-6.

Kellyville Hosts Track Meet: Ponies, Kiefer, Mounds All Participated; Trojans Have Three Winners

BY JOHN TRANCHINA, SPORTS EDITOR KELLYVILLE – Three local schools competed on Friday in the Kellyville Ponies High School Track meet, with each experiencing varying degrees of success. In the boys’ competition, Kiefer finished seventh with 47.75 points, just 6.5 points back of Bristow in third, while Beggs topped the team standings. The Trojans boasted 14 top-10

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EVAN SMITH PHOTOS SOLAR ECLIPSE occurred Monday afternoon in Creek County which experienced a 95% totality. Photos taken between 1:30 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. Oklahoma was expected to receive up to 66,000 visitors to view the eclipse. There will not be another total solar eclipse visible in the United States until 2044. There were several watch parties around Sapulpa and Creek County.

Residents Pause To View Solar Eclipse

BY CHARLES BETZLER, HERALD WRITER SAPULPA —Scores of Sapulpans stopped what they were doing Monday, April 8, to watch a rare celestial event known as an annular or total solar eclipse. The next total eclipse will not be visible in the United States until 2044. Although this part of the state was not in the path

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Do You Remember These Herald Headlines?

BY CHARLES BETZLER, HERALD WRITER Forty Years Ago Today-April 10, 1974 Board votes to close Garfield By TERRY HULL, Herald Staff Writer The Sapulpa School Board Tuesday made a series of decisions involving hundreds of thousands of dollars and hundreds of Sapulpa students at all grade levels. Most significantly, decisions were made that bring to a

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