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Oklahoma Officials Association announces 2019 Hall of Fame class

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The Oklahoma Officials Association will induct five new members into its Hall of Fame this summer, including one long-time official from Oklahoma City.

OKC’s Eddie Moore will be joined by Owasso’s Hal Deitz, Claremore’s Bill Harper, Calera’s Clyde Smith and Stroud’s Delmer Summers in a ceremony at 10:45 a.m. July 20 at Southmoore High School.

Moore was a 43-year official of football and 35-year official of basketball. He also served as an assignor and observer of officials.

Deitz is a 50-year veteran who is the founding father of the Greater Tulsa Officials Association.

Harper officiated football, basketball and baseball for more than 37 years and also spent many terms as the president of the Bartlesville Officials Association.

Smith officiated football and basketball for 27 years while also being an educator for more than 40 years.

Summers officiated for 58 years, including 48 in baseball, fastpitch softball for 30 years and slowpitch softball for 25 years.

Jacob Unruh

Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the... Read more ›

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