by Coach Matt Kennedy
The Geary wrestling program had a successful weekend for all age groups. Eleven out of 14 Middle School/Junior High wrestlers placed in the top four at the Kingfisher Open last weekend. Seven Geary pee wee wrestlers placed in the top four at the El Reno Veterans Memorial Tournament. Here are results from both tournaments:
1st place - Marc Perez and Kale Smith
2nd place - Patrick Buchanan, Christian Robledo, Wyatt King, and Chris Ward
3rd place - Sergio Pineda and Nick Wiggins
4th place - Casen Briscoe, Carolos Cardoso, and Spencer Davidson
El Reno Tournament
1st place - Kyle Harrall and Hudson Owings
2nd place - Hunter Davidson and Oakley Pratt
3rd place - Izabella Black and Langston Pratt
4th place - Kade Miller
Students from Pre-K through 12th grades performed at the school and community Veterans' Day program Friday at the Field House. Shown in the video above are 4th and 5th graders singing "Battle Hymn of the Republic." Elementary students sang and did patriotic readings. The high school band performed several numbers. FFA officers were in charge of the flag ceremony. Aliyah Bidwell played "Taps" at the end of the program. Student Council and Beta Club planned the program. High school students with parts in the program were Max Glasgow, pledge of allegiance; Gillian Girard, Oklahoma flag salute; Jaycie Bates, prayer; Molly Cox, introduction of the National Anthem; Camyria Ewing, welcome remarks, and Samantha Paukei, veterans' slideshow. Band director Ky Biscaino was in charge of the music. Veterans were invited to the Elementary School for lunch at the end of the program.
Local veterans were guests of honor at the school and community Veterans' Day program Friday. Among those attending were: (front row, L-R) Louis Hood, Neil Roberts, Bill Seitter, Ava Loomer; (back row, L-R) Bobby Allen, Rory Littleraven, James Blackbear, Jr., Glen Coleman, David Turner, and Carl Carrick.
September and October Students of the Month were presented certificates at a recent pep assembly. High School Students of the Month for October were Michael Blackcrow and Jordan Smith, and Middle School honorees were Marc Perez and Aubrey Lawson. Photo on the right shows High School Student of the Month for September Major Lewis and Middle School Students of the Month Ally Cox and Connor Bernhardt. . . .
Senior football players, cheerleaders, and band members were recognized at a pep assembly and at the last football game of the season Friday. Shown in the picture is Mrs. Glasgow introducing the following seniors (L-R) football players John Coppage, Kevin Johnston, Angel Espinoza, Logan Owings, Chase Merkey, Tristen Holt, cheerleaders Julissa Martinez, Jacee Lewis, and band members Aliyah Bidwell, Patrick Leflore, and Angelene Bates.
Family All Sports Activity Passes are now on sale in the high school office. Price is $100 per family, and they are good for all football, basketball, and wrestling meets, except for the Geary Invitational Tournament. See Mrs. Paukei in the high school office to purchase these passes.