Schools

Chieftain Band Places at Renegade Review

October 14, 2015

[foogallery id=”468″]   Saturday October 10 – The Sapulpa Chieftain Instrumental Music Department (aka Big Blue Band) was at it bright and early on a Saturday morning once again. Students and directors were at the George Brite Band Hall at 7am putting the final touches on the show “I Vow to Thee” before travelling to […]

What to do this weekend in Sapulpa (Oct 9-11 and BONUS!)

October 9, 2015

It appears that the word for the weekend is FOOD. Nearly every event we have is some fundraiser or fall special for food. You think you ate a lot when you went to the Tulsa State Fair? Yeah, right. Speaking of food, we’ve got a brand new event that will have you tapping the brakes for lunch on […]

Chieftains, Sandites Rivalry goes back 89 years

October 8, 2015

On Friday, Sapulpa and Sand Springs will line up across from each other for their 89th meeting on the football field. According to Sand Springs Leader records, Sapulpa holds a 45-38-5 overall record since 1922. Here are some highlights: 1922: Sapulpa wins first meeting 36-0. 1935: The teams tied 0-0. 1936-38: SS won all 3 […]

Chieftain Band travels to Nightrider Invitational

October 8, 2015

[foogallery id=”409″] Saturday, October 3—Students of the Sapulpa Instrumental Music Department were up before the dawn and doing last minute run a through before heading down the turnpike to their first competition of the season. They performed an exhibition show for the community the night before. The marching competition at Mustang High School is always […]

Chieftain Band Set for Exhibition

October 1, 2015

Your Sapulpa Chieftain Marching Band would like to invite you to come watch a free exhibition performance 6:15 pm Friday night, October 2 at George Collins Stadium. As part of an ongoing effort to boost school spirit and preparation for the first competition of the year, Principal Johnny Bilby and Director Craig Amendt have come […]

Band Boosters Bingo Fundraiser Nets record $6,600

September 21, 2015

The Sapulpa High School Band Boosters would like to give a huge shout out to the community!! This year’s annual bingo fundraiser brought in a record $6,600 and we couldn’t have done it without the tremendous outpouring of support from local businesses and https://www.boomtownbingo.com/ for prizes and the people from the community who packed the […]

The Story Behind The Burning of George

September 11, 2015

This is a repost of the story Kirk McCraken wrote in 2004. It did well and won an AP award. It has been reprinted here with his permission. — Sapulpa is a town steeped in tradition. Every year the Chieftains have a ceremony before the first home game called “The Burning of George.” It started […]

Sapulpa Band Boosters Gear Up for Bingo Night

September 8, 2015

It’s that time of year. The sweet sounds of drums and the ever ticking metronome can be heard in the early morning hours around George Collins Stadium as your Sapulpa Chieftain Marching Band prepares to entertain the home crowd under the Friday Night Lights. But this band doesn’t bring home the hardware that lines the […]

Chieftain Band Grads Take on Higher Ed With $141,300 in Music Scholarships

August 27, 2015

[foogallery id=”195″]   In 2015 the Sapulpa Chieftain Instrumental Music program graduated the largest class of seniors in quite some time. Those seniors earned an impressive list of scholarships and are now representing Sapulpa at Division I and other universities across a 3 state area. Of the 32 seniors who graduated in May 25 are […]

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