Barnsdall sports teams resume play as semester begins

Misty Farber

Week of Jan 6-12

Barnsdall students started the second semester this week, as they returned from a long Christmas break. The students will participate in several Virtual Fridays this semester, per the school calendar, in addition to a week off in March for Spring Break. Students will have their first two Virtual Fridays on Jan. 15 and Jan. 29. Students will also be out of school on Monday, Jan. 18, while the teachers participate in professional development.

The high school basketball teams are busy this week as they participate in a weekend tournament and in regularly scheduled games. The teams will be playing in the Regent Tournament in Tulsa this week starting Thursday, Jan. 7, and concluding with the championship game on Saturday, Jan. 9. Please check the Basketball Facebook page for a tournament bracket of specific times. The basketball teams will also host Woodland on Monday, Jan. 11, and travel to Copan on Tuesday, Jan. 12. All high school basketball engagements start at 6:30 p.m. with the girls game.

The junior high basketball program is also on the road this week, as the teams travel to Avant on Thursday, Jan. 7, and Hominy on Monday, Jan. 11. All junior high basketball competition starts at 5 p.m.

The junior high and high school wrestling teams are scheduled for two tournaments this week. The wrestlers will travel to Inola for a tournament starting on Friday, Jan. 8, and concluding on Saturday, Jan. 9. The athletes will then participate in the District Quad Tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Please check the Wrestling Facebook page for a tournament bracket to determine specific times.

American Legion Post 227 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. All American Legion meetings are held downtown at the American Legion Building on Main Street.

Barnsdall Public Schools will have a school board meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11. All board meetings are held at the Elementary School Teacher Workroom unless otherwise noted. An agenda will be posted on the school district website before the meeting.

The Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Tuesday, Jan. 12, with lunch served for $5. The meeting will be at the Barnsdall Community Center. A full agenda will be emailed to all Chamber members later this week.

Community & School Events

Jan. 7

JH Basketball at Avant, 5 p.m.

HS Basketball Regent Tournament

American Legion Meeting, 6 p.m. 

Jan. 8

HS Basketball, Regent Tournament

JH/HS Wrestling, Inola Tournament

Jan. 9

HS Basketball, Regent Tournament

JH/HS Wrestling, Inola Tournament 

Jan. 11

JH Basketball at Hominy, 5 p.m.

HS Basketball at Home v. Woodland, 6:30 p.m.

School Board Meeting, 7 p.m.

Jan. 12

HS Basketball at Copan, 6:30 p.m.

HS/JH Wrestling, District Squad, noon

Chamber of Commerce, noon