S Bulldogs return to Colcord for second week of summer league

COLCORD, Okla. — The Decatur Bulldog senior boys' basketball team returned to Colcord, Okla., for the second week of the Colcord High School summer basketball league. Since the Warriors from Oaks, Okla., were unable to attend this week's session, the Bulldogs and Hornets played the same contest as last week, a series of eight-minute scrimmage periods, six in all. Because of a scheduling conflict with the new gym at Colcord High School, the scrimmages were moved to the old gym near the middle school. Built in 1955, the old gym is much smaller than Decatur's Peterson Gym, with only three feet clearance between the bleacher faces and the sideline and six feet on either end. But this gym has two unique design features that, in its heyday, were used in buildings where space was a premium. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs play in Colcord (Okla.) summer basketball league.

COLCORD, Okla. — The Decatur Bulldog senior boys' basketball team began its off-season summer basketball program June 6 when it traveled to Colcord, Okla., to participate in the Colcord High School Summer Basketball league. Over the past few summers, John Unger, head basketball coach, has taken his players to several team camps and summer league programs to give his returning players more game time against teams of varying experience levels while acclimating his new sophomore class to the high school ranks. These programs help the Bulldog players and coaching staff work out any kinks in the game plan and experiment with new ideas before the regular season begins in late November. Continue Reading »