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Buffs wear down Highlanders in semis
McAlester quarterback Dalton Wood rushed for three touchdowns and rushed for two more, and running back Jarome Smith rushed for two and forced a safety on defense to lead McAlester past Lawton MacArthur, 56-20, in Friday's 5A state semifinal at Bill Jensen Field at Choctaw High School.
Sarah Sams keeps dance in the family
For McAlester senior pom dancer Sarah Sams, dance has always been a family activity.
Know Your Foe: Buffs face Highlanders in semis
The McAlester Buffaloes will face the Lawton MacArthur Highlanders in the Class 5A state semifinals tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Choctaw High School.
Madison Drake finds new opportunities in McAlester
Though she grew up in Hugo, McAlester senior trainer Madison Drake said her family moved to McAlester because it’d present more opportunities for her and her younger brother Matthew.
Buffs basketball to feature new offense
The McAlester Buffaloes begin their basketball season Tuesday at home against Hugo at Bob Brumley Gymnasium.
Buffs Replay: McAlester vs. Carl Albert
Get ready for McAlester's semifinal against Lawton MacArthur by revisiting the Buffs' big win against Carl Albert in the quarter-finals Friday at Hook Eales Stadium!
Buffs to hold open Thanksgiving practice
The McAlester Buffaloes will hold an open practice Thursday at 6 p.m. under the lights at Hook Eales Stadium.
Hunter Salyers eyes a shot while practicing basketball at the McAlester Boys and Girls Club Al Horton Special Events Center.
Kalyn Pirpich returns to dance
After a freshman year spent on McAlester's cheerleading squad, Lady Buffs senior Kalyn Pirpich returned to her dance roots by switching to the pom squad, where she's been the last three seasons.
Midweek Update: Playoffs continue for Buffs and Miners
Two teams remain in their respective football playoffs, while everyone else has transitioned to basketball. Find out about all 12 local schools below.
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