Wolfpack News

OAK HILLS SUFFERS TOUGH LOSS TO 3rd RANKED NAIA DI WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY

Monday, November 27, 2017

Oak Hills Christian lost the first game of the Israel Stong Classic in Aberdeen, SD to a top ranked William Penn University 106-84. After trailing at the half 55-28, the Wolfpack outscored the Statesmen 56-51 in the second half to come up on the short end in the battle against the NAIA DI Powerhouse. The Wolfpack shot 17/39 from the three point line for the game to keep them in the game. The Pack was led by Sophomore Duke Abalos with 28 points going 8/15 behind the three point line. Sophomore Ronnie Jackson added 17 on 5/8 from the three point line. Junior Blake Dragt and Freshman Jaren Brooks added 7 boards apiece.  

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BSU tops Oak Hills in first-ever all-Bemidji matchup

Monday, November 27, 2017

BEMIDJI -- The community’s children came out in masses for Bemidji Youth Basketball Day on Monday night, creating for a fun environment in Bemidji’s first-ever crosstown showdown. The kids cheered all throughout a Bemidji State men’s basketball win over Oak Hills Christian, 115-50, from the BSU Gymnasium. 

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Wolfpack Men Fall to NCAA DII UM-Crookston

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Oak Hills Christian College Men’s Basketball team traveled to neighboring Crookston to take on the University of Minnesota-Crookston last evening and came up on the short end 104-68. After playing the Eagles close for the first 18 minutes of the first half the Wolfpack found themselves down by 11 with 1:53 seconds to go. UMC went on a 7-0 run to finish the half up 42-24. The Wolfpack could only get as close as 15 with a layup by Sophomore Guard Ezekiel Cook (Los Angeles, CA) at the 19:10 mark. The Eagles extended their lead and kept the Wolfpack at bay to pick up their first win of the season 104-68. UMC is now 1-2 on the young season and the loss puts OHCC at 1-4. The Wolfpack get back on the floor this Sunday, November 19th when they host NCAA DIII Northland College from Ashland, WI.

Leading the way for the Pack against Crookston were Sophomore Duke Abalos (Odessa, TX) with 25 points on 7-10 three point shooting. Sophomore Ezekiel Cook tallied 19 points and 8 rebounds on the night. The only other Wolfpack in double digits was Freshman Phillip Harris (Memphis, TN) with 11 points.

 

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Wolfpack Split Conference Games North of the Border

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

OTTERBURNE, Manitoba -- The Oak Hills Christian College men’s basketball team split a pair of games at Providence University College over the weekend.

The Wolfpack (1-3, 1-1 Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) fell 97-90 Friday night before rebounding with a 75-61 win Saturday for their first victory of the season.

Oak Hills outscored the Pilots 30-21 over the last 10 minutes of play but came up short in the first game of the doubleheader. The Wolfpack were 13-for-27 from the free throw line for the game, which ended up being the difference in the game.

Leading the Wolfpack in game one was sophomore Ezekiel Cook with 27 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. Freshman Jaren Brooks recorded 14 points and 21 rebounds while sophomores Duke Abalos and Ronnie Jackson finished with 22 and 20 points, respectively.

The second game was a different story for the Wolfpack.

After being tied 31-31 at the half, the Pack outscored the Pilots in the second half 44-30 to cruise to the win.

Oak Hills was led by Brooks with 23 points and 15 rebounds. The Pack also received contributions from Cook with 22 points and 10 rebounds and junior Blake Dragt with 11 rebounds. Jackson and Abalos scored 13 and 11 points, respectively.

The Wolfpack will return to the court today with a 7 p.m. game at Minnesota Crookston.

By The Bemidji Pioneer Staff

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Freyholtz Repeats as National Champion

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Oak Hills Cross Country team made history in Jackson, MS this past Saturday (November 11th) as Sophomore Billy Freyholtz once again claimed the NCCAA DII championship while finishing the 8K race in 27:22 - a full 30 seconds ahead of the second place finisher from Bob Jones University. He also received All-American Honors for the second year in a row.  

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