Lions roar past Jay in opener

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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Bill Harrelson thrust an index finger into the air as he congratulated his Gravette Lions after their season-opener victory over Jay, Okla..

Gravette (1-0) forced five Jay turnovers Friday night at Lion stadium and held the Bulldogs to just 60 rushing yards on 30 attempts.

“Great shutout,” a smiling Harrelson said to his team after the 28-0 win.

“That’s hopefully not our last one this year but that’s one.”

Jay (1-0) threatened to score several times but the Gravette defense came through with several big plays at the right time.

The Bulldogs drove 65 yards on the game’s opening drive before Lion senior Trey Tyner broke up a fourthdown pass. It was his first of five for ...


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Sports, Pages 11 on 09/08/2010

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