Weekly McAlester News-Capital Roundup

Whatever lull July and early August brought to my workload, it’s officially over. Softball season, volleyball season, fall baseball season, and of course football season — they’ve all begun. And that means plenty of sports and teams to choose from most days of the week (except Wednesday, when no one plays because they all go to church … seriously).

The challenge now isn’t finding a story – it’s finding time to do the story knowing I still have to spend a few hours paginating. Now, I don’t mind paginating — I enjoy the visual challenge of placing stories and photos in an eye-catching manner, and I like the idea of controlling not only the content of our sports pages, but the design for it as well.

But first and foremost, I’m a reporter. I still like writing more than anything else my job entails.

Here’s what I wrote last week.

Savanna Softball Takes Second at Panama

Stuart Softball Dominates Winless Hartshorne

Rita Sanders Named USBC Volunteer of the Year

Buffaloes head to Norman for scrimmage

Serve Hurts McAlester Volleyball Against Norman

Buffs defense turns Choctaw over in preseason scrimmage

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