GCD News

2015-2016 Awards


Green Country Defenders are proud of Peyton Francisco and Laron Stokes on being named to the NCHBC All-American teams.  Francisco, a senior, was named as a 2nd team selection.  He also was the 2016 NCHBC National Point Guard of the Year.  Stokes, a senior, was named as a 3rd team selection.  This is Stokes’ 4th

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Devin Ponder Signs Scholarship Offer

MOBERLY, Mo – Central Christian College of the Bible head men’s basketball coach Jack Defreitas on Tuesday announced the signing of Devin Ponder for the 2016-17 season. Ponder is the first member of the Saints’ 2016 class. Ponder, a 5-9 combo guard from Tulsa, Okla., played his final season of basketball with the Green Country

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LaRon Stokes Named All World Candidate by Tulsa World

From Tulsa World: LaRon Stokes MR. INSIDE GREEN COUNTRY • 6-5 • SR. Averages 16.9 points and 6.9 rebounds for the home-schooled Defenders. Missed the first 10 games this season due to playing football for NOAH. Was a starter the past three seasons at NOAH and was a Mr. Inside candidate last year. Scored 30 points

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Lady Defenders Take NEO Title!

2014-2015 Tulsa World’s All-Metro Honorable Mention

The Green Country Defenders have 4 varsity players that received recent honors.  Each of them were named to the 2014-2015 Tulsa World’s All-Metro Honorable Mention list. Congratulations to Varsity Girls Freshman – Melanie Williams Varsity Boys Senior – Noah Sluka Senior- Devin Ponder Junior- Peyton Francisco

Congrats to Our NCHBC 2015 Award Winners!

NCHBC 2015 All Region Junior, Peyton Francisco Senior, Brionne Stokes Freshman, Melanie WIlliams NCHBC 2015 National Second Team All American Senior, Devin Ponder NCHBC 2015 National Most Improved Player of the Year Junior, Peyton Francisco

Varsity Boys & Girls Win Silver Ball at Homeschool Nationals!

Both the varsity girls and boys programs battled through some tough adversity to make it to the championship game at Nationals.  For the boys, they had to play without two of their regular season starters, Noah Sluka and Devin Ponder, who tore his ACL during the first game at Nationals.  For the girls, their team

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Green Country Lady Defenders Win the Regent Tournament Championship!

The GC Lady Defenders won the Regent Tournament on January 10th, 2015! After receiving a first round bye, Green Country played Rejoice Christian in the semi-finals and defeated them 35 to 19.  Sophomore Of The Year Nominee, Kaylee Smith led the team in scoring with 11 points. In the championship game, the girls played sound

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Green Country Lady Defenders Win Hornets Hardwood Tournament Championship!

GCD’s varsity girl’s team earned the championship title on 11/22/2014 in Springdale, AR at the Hornet’s Hardwood Tournament. The Lady Defenders beat the Fort Smith Patriots in their first round of play 39 to 32. Sophomore, Kaylee Smith, led the team in scoring with 10 points and 8 rebounds. Second in scoring was Sophomore, Phoebe

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