CHS wrestlers battle at tourney

Clinton wrestlers Mason Taylor, top photo, and Trey Bennett, bottom photo, performed well in their first action of the year. Taylor had a winning record through his early matches, before an injury forced him to leave the Weatherford Tourney. He was on track to place well. Bennett won out in bracket play to capture the 170-pound title. CHS returns to action at 6 p.m., Jan. 7, at Catoosa for a three-team dual. CDN

There are four teams that’re ranked between Clinton and Arapaho-Butler heading into the post- Christmas winter athletic schedule.

As wild and unpredictable as the 2020 college football season has been due to COVID-19, it still features many classic programs in big games, and the Cotton Bowl is no different, with No. 6 Oklahoma (8-2 overall) and No. 7 Florida (8-3) meeting at 7 p.m. tonight.

Powell fights through foul

Clinton junior post Caden Powell pushes through a Blanchard defender for a potential and-one opportunity. Powell scored a team-high 17 points in the Reds’ season opener against Blanchard. Powell and Clinton basketball return to the floor at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night, at home against Elk City.

CHS features 20 athletes at next level

The Clinton High School sports’ brand keeps expanding across the Sooner state and into others as well, with 20 Red Tornado athletes playing at the next level this year.

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Clinton eighth grader Marquis Martin gains control of his Elgin opponent and attempts to put him on his back, during a dual last week. CDN

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Reestablishing a longtime dynasty that falls on hard times isn’t easy, but Clinton football is officially back on that path with a Class 4A state runner-up finish in 2020.

Indians take down ranked rival

Wins over rivals are always sweet, but a win on the road, against a ranked, previouslyundefeated rival is hard to top – the No. 4 Arapaho-Butler boys’ basketball team (8-0 overall) did just that last Thursday, defeating No. 10 Canute (7-1), 56-49.

CHS drops openers at Blanchard

BLANCHARD – Both Clinton basketball teams got on the floor for the first time this season Friday and flashed some of their potential in a pair of losses to the Blanchard Lions.