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Jake Sinclair and Payton Lee celebrate after being named Homecoming King and Queen. Sinclair is a four-year letterman on the football team, while Lee plays basketball and runs track.

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Jacob Rutz sprints upfield after picking up a fumble against Beaver. The sophomore lineman would go on to rumble for 91-yard touchdown with the help of a few blocks from his teammates. (Photos by Tim Billy)

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Johnie Burton connects on a 27-yard drop kick with a second left in the first half for three points. Burton has already connected on a few drop kicks for extra points, but this was the first field goal he has hit this season.

Tigers improve to 3-0 for the first time in over a decade with thrashing of Beaver

For the first time since 2009 when Canton made it to the State Finals, the Tigers football team has started the season 3-0 after a 49-0 victory over Beaver. It’s the second time this season that Canton has held their opponents scoreless, as well as they second time they have won via the 45-point rule.

Homecoming Court

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The Canton 2020 Homecoming Court (from left): Seth Bromlow, Freshman Princess Blair Dowell, Caden Koehn, Sophomore Princess Audry Jackson, Homecoming King Jake Sinclair, Homecoming Queen Payton Lee, Ethan Foster, Laney Russell, Junior Princess Hanna Sullins, Weston Waldrep, Taylor Dowell.

Pee Wee Tigers fall to Okeene, JH wins opener over Whippets

Preston Williams breaks loose along the outside for a 20 yard gain against the Okeene Whippets. Williams also collected four tackles as the pee wee team fell by a score of 38-0. (Photos by Austin Smith)

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J.J. Ibarra takes the handoff in Canton’s 24-8 victory over Okeene. Ibarra rain for 111 yards and two touchdowns in a game where he was consistently bouncing off tacklers for extra yards.

Pee Wee Tigers fall to Okeene, JH wins opener over Whippets

Three days after the Canton High School team kicked off their season with a win over Okeene, it was the pee wee and junior team’s turn to open their season against the Whippets at home. While storm clouds circled for the majority of the night on Monday, it managed to stay dry as the pee wee team fell 38-0, while the high school team won 24 -8.

Tigers shutout Okeene to start 2020 season

Seniors Arianna Green, Seth Bromlow, Ethan Foster, Jake Sinclair, Brianna Ross, Caden Koehn and Weston Waldrep celerbrate Senior Night prior to the homeopener against Okeene. Usually reserved for the end of the season, Canton decided to honor the seniors to avoid possibly missing out on the opportunity in the case of an outbreak involving COVID-19.

Tigers shutout Okeene to start 2020 season

The Canton Tigers kicked off their season with a 20-0 victory over the Okeene Whippets. While the two schools have built up quite the rivalry on the hardwood, this is their first matchup on the gridiron in recent memory with Okeene dropping to the eight-man level a year ago.

How coaches are preparing for football during the Pandemic in Western Oklahoma

Life during a pandemic has been everything one might have expected, and yet nothing like anyone could have prepared for. Since COVID-19 hit United States’ soil, we’ve seen countless social activities, every-day conveniences, jobs and overall normalcy change or even fall by the waste-side, as well lives lost from coast to coast.

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