With the 2019-2020 academic school year wrapping up, senior athletes from all over the state should be closing out their high school careers on the baseball diamond. Unfortunately, the recent COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe saw those careers end abruptly back in mid-March.
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While Seiling’s Brya Nyberg was deprived of her final year of track, she can’t quite put her days as a Lady Cat in the rearview mirror just yet. The soon-to-be Rogers State Hillcat has been racking up the hardware for her efforts on the hardwood during her senior campaign.
Following the decision of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association to cancel all spring sports due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, seniors like Seiling’s Jarrett Ham will miss out on t
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As a result of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association was forced to cancel all spring sports, effectively ending the athletic careers for seniors across the state. For Seiling’s Brya Nyberg, that means not only losing out on the opportunity to go after her first gold medal since her freshman year.