The largest crowd of the season is expected Friday night inside Jelsma Stadium when the Guthrie Bluejays take on the Lawton Ike Eagles for the first meeting between the two programs.
Zac Payne set the mood quickly while Ty Doolin made his presence known throughout the night against Northwest Classen inside renovated Taft Stadium on Thursday evening.
Confidence is at an all-time high at Northwest Classen. Something that has not seen in five decades on the gridiron. Not only did they snap a long losing streak in week one, but have piled up more wins this year than the last two seasons combined.
McGuinness stand-out Rubell Goe hauled in two touchdown receptions in the first quarter and a third in the second quarter to give the Irish a halftime lead and the eventual win inside Jelsma Stadium.
The Guthrie football team has put behind last week’s blowout setback to Carl Albert and have shifted their attention to McGuinness for yet another top game in the state.
The Guthrie Junior High football teams were greeted to a three game home stand to begin the season.
If the freshmen and junior varsity football games between Guthrie and Piedmont are any indication for the future varsity matchup you may want to be in attendance.
After a back-and-forth first half, Carl Albert erupted for three scores to start the third quarter. All three scores came before the Guthrie Bluejays ever took a single offensive snap.
The Carl Albert Titans had a rare five loss season in 2015 and a first-round exit in the playoffs. The high school football universe appears to be back in 2016 with the Titans undefeated and considered among the best.
It was simply a night to forget for the Guthrie Bluejay football program after suffering a 9-0 shutout to Ponca City. The game was stopped late in the fourth quarter due to inclement weather.