Mangum Named One of Oklahoma’s Safest Cities

Mangum was recently named one of the 20 safest cities in Oklahoma, according to Safewise. Mangum ranked 17th of the 20 safest cities. That ranking is up from the previous year when the town was ranked 36th in the state. Sayre ranked 20th which is down from their rank the previous year. Oklahoma is not only the birthplace of superstars like Brad Pitt and Garth Brooks, it’s also home to some of the safest cities in the country. Community pride is evident in Oklahoma’s 20 safest cities, 90% of which are our list for the second year in a row.


Local Beauties Named Royalty at Altus Rodeo

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Mangum’s own Shelby Rogers was crowned Queen of the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo. Her parents are Michael and Shaunya Rogers and her proud sister is Gentry Rogers. Her grandparents are Dale and Brenda Rogers and James and Terri Petzold. She received a $1,000 scholarship to the college of her choice. Shelby had the highest score in overall judging, horsemanship and ad and ticket sales.. Shelby would like to thank her family, friends and the Mangum Community for the love and support during her time running for queen. Lily Houck won the Princess title at the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo.


Mangum Tigers to Open Season Against Hobart Bearcats Friday Night at 7:00

The Mangum Tigers will open their 2016 season this Friday night as the travel to Hobart to take on the Bearcats. There are a few changes in the district this season with Watonga and Merritt moving into our district. While this is Mangum’s first game of the season, five of the district teams have already played a game during what is called “Week Zero”. Cordell, Hollis, Merritt and Watonga all won games last Friday with Sayre losing their game. Mangum and Hinton will both see their first action this week. Be sure and travel to Hobart in full force to cheer on the mighty Tigers


Mangum to Host Sayre For Homecoming 2016

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The 2016 MHS Football Homecoming coronation ceremony will be held at 6:30 p. m. on Friday, September 23, before the Tigers face the Sayre Eagles at 7:00 p. m. in the Liberty Bowl (note the earlier start times for the ceremony and the game). The homecoming court was chosen last week by the football team. The student body will select the king and queen by secret ballot on Friday. The candidates are as follows: The first queen candidate is Loclynn Lively. Loclynn is the daughter of Dustin and Tuni Lively.