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May 29, 2012

Camps will specialize in sports, photography; Registration forms available on the Foundation’s Web site

The Osage Nation Foundation is hosting its inaugural youth summer camps in June and July with focuses on basketball, golf, football and photography.

The Foundation is now taking applications for the camp activities, which will be held in four communities. Included will be basketball camps in Tulsa and Pawhuska; a golf camp in Tulsa; a non-contact football camp in Fairfax; and a photography camp in Pawhuska.

March 10, 2011

Talon and Cherylyn Satepauhoodle lend their talents to the Hominy Bucks

When Talon and Cherylyn Satepauhoodle were in the fourth grade they felt the need to play basketball.

They didn’t have to but they couldn’t help but scratch the itch.

“I just felt like I wanted to play basketball really bad,” said Talon.

Talon and Cherylyn, Osage and Kiowa, are juniors and starting centers for the Hominy Bucks basketball teams.

Talon, 17 and the older of the two, stands 6 feet 5 ½ inches tall and Cherylyn, 16, isn’t far behind with her 6-foot frame.

March 7, 2011

Playing back-to-back games took its toll on the Lady Huskies

This time it wasn’t about what the Pawhuska Lady Huskies didn’t do.

They did everything their bodies would allow in a tough matchup with Adair in the second round of the area tournament, where Adair ended Pawhuska’s season 40-19.

After a 62-59 victory over Salina the night before Pawhuska had very little endurance left and had trouble staying afloat with powerhouse-No. 4 in 3A, Adair.

March 1, 2011

The Lady Huskies will play Salina in Pryor Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

On March 3 Pawhuska will hit the road once again and travel to Pryor where they’ll meet Salina for the area playoffs at 6:30 p.m.

According to, Salina is currently ranked No. 12 and holds an overall record of 17-7.

In the area bracket with Pawhuska is Adair, Keys (Parkhill), and Salina. If Pawhuska wins they will play Adair or Keys, depending on who wins between the two.

Pawhuska will have to win three games into order to qualify for the state tournament.

March 1, 2011

Pawhuska Huskies season finished

The Pawhuska Lady Huskies aren’t ready to give up.

This year’s 19-7, ranked No. 16 in 3A girls basketball team used the regional playoffs to show just what they’re made of, even when they were pushed up against the wall.

Pawhuska traveled to Verdigris Feb. 24 and took a close 42-38 loss to the Lady Cardinals.

The loss dropped them into the regional losers bracket where they traveled to Inola for a match up with Nowata Feb. 25.

February 23, 2011

Pawhuska Huskies play Sperry and the Lady Huskies play Verdigris. Both teams play Thursday in Verdigris

It was quite the weekend for six local girls and boy’s basketball teams in Osage County.

Four teams, the Woodland girls and boys team and the Hominy girls and boys team ended their seasons in the district play, after losing in the first or second round of the post season. Moving on was both the Pawhuska boys and girls teams who both play in Verdigris Thursday.

Class A

February 16, 2011

Osage Pawhuska Huskies Katie Malone and Jayde Drummond score in double digits against Hominy Lady Bucks

Defense has been the Pawhuska Lady Huskies’ ammunition all season long.

So when they hosted arch rivals Hominy Lady Bucks last night their weapon didn’t disappoint, giving Pawhuska a 54-28 victory in their last regular-season.

Pawhuska Head Coach Mark Shuck said his team’s unmatchable defense hasn’t let them down so far this season.