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High school slowpitch softball: Dale's Delanie Manning adjusting to opponents' approach

Dale coach Andy Powell is looking for any option that will work. His star senior Delanie Manning is rarely — if at all — seeing...

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High school slowpitch softball: Players to watch in the Oklahoma City area

Here are six players to watch this spring in the high school slowpitch softball season: Lainee Brown, Sr., Choctaw: A Wichita...

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High school baseball: Edmond Santa Fe's Blake Robertson returns with new outlook after car wash injury

EDMOND — Blake Robertson didn’t know what sitting on the bench felt like. Being injured can change everything, though....

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High school baseball: Players to watch in the Oklahoma City area

With baseball season in full force around the state, here are nine players to watch this spring around the Oklahoma City area:...

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Shawnee's Lauren Fields named Suburban Conference Player of Year

Shawnee star Lauren Fields’ first complete season with the Wolves led to an undefeated regular season and the program’s first...

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Choctaw's Aliyah Llanusa named Big Ten Conference Player of Year

Choctaw star point guard Aliyah Llanusa had quite a fun 24 hours. Wednesday night, she committed to play at Central Oklahoma....

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Edmond North's Caleb Isaacs fires no-hitter

Edmond North is going into spring break on a super high note. Senior left-hander Caleb Isaacs threw a no-hitter in an 8-0 win...

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Tulsa Washington's Bryce Thompson named state's Gatorade Player of the Year

Thompson tallied 19.6 points, 5.2 assists, 5 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game this season.

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Why Oklahoma high school hoops needs to add a third state weekend

Sometime after the first couple gold balls had been handed out last Saturday, my good fortune dawned on me. Norman and Norman...

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High school golf: Oklahoma City-area golfers to watch

Here are six high school golfers from the Oklahoma City area to watch this spring: Boys Jaxon Dowell, Jr., Oklahoma Christian...

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High school golf: Yukon's Alyssa Wilson bringing newfound confidence this spring

YUKON — Before she even tees off, Alyssa Wilson stops to steady herself. She takes a deep breath, hoping to calm her nerves....

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ESPN ranks former Carl Albert star J.T. Realmuto No. 28 in baseball rankings

With Major League Baseball’s opening day two weeks away, ESPN is projecting a big year for former Carl Albert star J.T....

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Choctaw's Aliyah Llanusa commits to UCO

Choctaw star point guard Aliyah Llanusa is remaining close to home. Llanusa announced Wednesday that she has committed to...

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Choctaw's Rebekah George craving more during senior season

CHOCTAW — Rebekah George doesn’t want to settle. She craves more. She wants state records. More victories. More time to...

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Three boys and girls soccer players to watch this season

Boys Thomas McElyea, Sr., Carl Albert: McElyea, an Oklahoma City University signee, is one of the most skilled midfielders in...

OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle's path to being Sooners' most unguardable option

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kristian Doolittle chooses his words with deliberate sincerity, and when contemplating what he learned about himself this season, “resilience” was an appropriate choice. He was referring to playing out of position for the...

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Prep parade: A look back at Oklahoma's thrilling high school basketball state tournaments

Fifty high school basketball games were played in six days of state tournament action at State Fair Arena and the Mabee Center...

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OCA announces 2019 Hall of Fame class

Longtime Davis football coach Jody Weber, former Carl Albert baseball coach Wayne Dozier and legendary Anadarko boys basketball...

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Cashion’s Manning announces retirement

After 22 years and three state championships, one of the state’s most prominent girls basketball coaches is retiring. Cashion...

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OCA announces selections for All-State wrestling teams

The dual will be held at Sand Springs High School at 7 p.m. July 24.

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Konawa residents mourn death of 12-year-old girl

KONAWA — Residents of this small town in Seminole County continue to mourn the death of a young girl who perished last week...

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Piedmont to name Hall new football coach

The flexbone offense is coming to Piedmont. Yukon offensive coordinator Jeff Hall is expected be named Piedmont’s new football...

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Cashion girls basketball coach Totsy Manning announces retirement

After 22 years and three state championships, one of the state’s most prominent girls basketball coaches is retiring. Cashion...

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Piedmont to name Jeff Hall new football coach

The flexbone offense is coming to Piedmont. Yukon offensive coordinator Jeff Hall is expected be named Piedmont’s new football...

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The Oklahoman's Class 4A, 3A, 2A All-Tournament teams

Here is a look at The Oklahoman's selections for the Classes 4A, 3A and 2A All-Tournament teams from the state basketball...

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High school basketball: The Oklahoman's Class 6A-5A All-Tournament teams

Here is a look at The Oklahoman's selections for the Classes 6A and 5A All-Tournament teams from the state basketball...

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Class 6A boys basketball: Booker T. Washington slows Micah Thomas enough to win title

TULSA — With 1:04 remaining, Tulsa Booker T. Washington junior Trey Phipps went to Putnam North’s bench. He had to pay respect...

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Class 5A boys basketball: OSU signee Kalib Boone lifts Tulsa Memorial past Del City 63-52 for title

TULSA — All the bragging rights now belong to Kalib and Keylan Boone. The Tulsa Memorial twins captured third straight...

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Class 5A girls basketball: Crawford sisters lead Piedmont past El Reno for first state title since 1967

TULSA — Joe Crawford and his family moved to Piedmont in the offseason, and the rest is history. The Piedmont assistant's...

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Playing for a title and bragging rights? Norman-Norman North made for weird, wonderful Class 6A title game

TULSA — Moments before tipoff, a chant went up from Norman High’s student section. “Nor-man Ti-gers!” Clap. Clap. Clap clap...

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Class 4A boys basketball: Kingfisher gets revenge, beats Heritage Hall for title

Kingfisher talked all season about playing the best defense in the state.  Saturday night they proved it.  Facing off...

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Class 4A girls basketball: Anadarko defense smothers Muldrow en route to title

Anadarko's defense smothered Muldrow en route to a 4A girls title.

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Class 2A boys basketball: Rejoice Christian dominates defensively in fourth quarter to pull away from Hennessey

On the opening possession of the Class 2A boys state championship’s second half, Rejoice Christian showed where its advantage...

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Class 2A girls basketball: Oglesby, Howe come up clutch to beat Dale in state championship

Big-time players come up with big time plays, and that’s what Howe's Janei Oglesby did in Saturday’s Class 2A girls state...

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Class 6A girls basketball: Norman takes down rival Norman North for title

TULSA — Norman North had studied the move and may have even known it was coming. That still didn’t make it stoppable. Norman...

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Class 3A girls basketball: Adair's Autumn Hines steals it away from Christian Heritage

Adair coach Scott Winfield looked at his girls in locker room at halftime and delivered the blunt news.  He was frustrated...

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Class 3A boys basketball: RJ Weeks, Jacob Germany lead Kingston past Spiro

RJ Weeks put away any doubt about a Kingston victory to start the fourth quarter. Weeks scored two quick baskets to extend what...

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Class 3A boys basketball: Millwood hangs on against Metro Christian to advance to state final

Myles Jeffries decided to attack. With Millwood up by a slim margin late in the fourth quarter of a Class 3A boys state...

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Class 5A boys basketball: OSU signee Kalib Boone lifts Tulsa Memorial past El Reno 55-54 with late layup

TULSA — Bobby Allison couldn’t keep his emotions in check Friday night. The Tulsa Memorial coach had tears streaming down his...

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Three's company: Extra referee makes for better officiating at state tournament

John Marshall and Tulsa Central tipped off the state tournament at State Fair Arena on Thursday, and in the first 58 seconds,...

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Class 5A girls basketball: Regan Crawford leads Piedmont surge into final

TULSA — Regan Crawford found her comfort zone on Friday afternoon. It was in the corner, beyond the 3-point arc. After going 0...

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Class 6A boys basketball: Micah Thomas leads No. 16 Putnam North to upset of No. 1 Edmond Memorial

TULSA — Before the season even started, Putnam North coach Ryan Wagner had a challenge for his senior point guard Micah...

NBA on ESPN announcer Mike Breen is a prince, and here's a story to prove it

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I speak to a lot of classes and civic clubs. I take a lot of questions. I don’t remember ever being asked what was my biggest blunder. But I know what it was. Mike Breen has been asked that question. He thought about it and came up with one....

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Class 2A boys basketball: Bryan Villalobos' tip-in in regulation to force overtime helps Hennessey advance to finals

Hennessey is advancing to the finals thanks to Bryan Villalobos' late tip-in basket.

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Class 2A girls basketball: Danyn Lang carries Dale past Latta and into state finals

Dale will face No. 2 Howe for the state title at 2 p.m. Saturday at State Fair Arena

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Class 5A boys basketball: Del City tops Northwest Classen to clinch first title spot since 1980

TULSA — Every day, Del City players get a look at the gold ball trophy. Three years ago, coach Lenny Hatchett cleaned up the...

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Class 4A boys basketball: Kingfisher runs past Holland Hall

Holland Hall junior Brock Davis looked to the bench after picking up his fourth foul in the first half against No. 1...

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Class 2A girls basketball: Jalei Oglesby has 33 as Howe tops Hartshorne in semifinals

Howe will face the Dale/Latta winner in the championship game

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Class 4A boys basketball: Heritage Hall continues undefeated season, thrashes John Marshall

Shortly after tip, Heritage Hall took a lead it wouldn't relinquish.

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Class 4A girls basketball: Collins, Muldrow lock down Elgin late to advance to state championship

With 14.9 seconds left in the third quarter, Muldrow’s Taylen Collins flashed across the lane and intercepted a telegraphed...

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Class 5A girls basketball: Macias' buzzer beater lifts El Reno into final

El Reno advanced to the Class 5A girls title game on Merzedes Macias' buzzer-beating 3-pointer.

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Class 6A girls basketball: Norman North tops Mustang to force Crosstown Clash for title

TULSA — Norman North junior Kayton Kite had her trusty Pedialyte at the bench. For the better part of five days, it’s been her...

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Class 3A girls basketball: Christian Heritage unseats Sequoyah Tahlequah

Lexie Davis stole the ball for Christian Heritage Academy and began her attack up court.   The junior guard weaved up...

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Class 4A girls basketball: Anadarko downs Victory Christian with swarming defense, 3-pointers in state semifinal

Libby Zinn’s 3-pointer fell just before the halftime buzzer and the Anadarko sophomore screamed “let’s go!” It was the prelude...

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Holland Hall's Gabby Gregory named state's Gatorade Player of Year

Holland Hall star Gabby Gregory’s high school career ended Thursday in the Class 4A state tournament, but her first postseason...

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Class 6A boys basketball: Tulsa Booker T. Washington survives Southmoore's upset bid

Tulsa Booker T. Washington junior Jalen Breath has spent the better part of the year learning about the Hornets’ history. Now,...

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Class 3A girls basketball: Adair's Autumn Hines catches fire, Warriors earn berth in state title game

Adair's Autumn Hines scored 11 points in the fourth quarter to help the Warriors knock off Millwood.

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Class 6A girls basketball: Norman takes down Edmond Santa Fe to advance to title game

TULSA — Norman freshman Mikayla Parks was already planning her Saturday afternoon from the free-throw line. A championship game...

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Class 2A boys basketball: Rejoice Christian takes down Minco

Maybe it’s the football player in him, but Rejoice Christian guard Andrew Crow said he doesn’t feel into a game until he gets...

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Stillwater's Anthony Bland commits to Princeton

Stillwater star receiver Anthony Bland is headed to the Ivy League. Bland announced late Thursday his commitment to Princeton...

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Howe’s Oglesby scores 42 in rout

YUKON — Howe coach Chris Brown didn’t know what the girls 5-on-5 single-game state scoring record was. Nor did he know how...

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Kingfisher-Heritage Hall rivalry a symbol of the public/private school tension

The Heritage Hall and Kingfisher basketball teams look a lot alike, down to the school colors. Good-looking athletes wearing...

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Class 5A boys basketball: No. 2 Del City soars past Collinsville

SKIATOOK — Del City, aided by a stifling defensive performance, rolled to a 50-25 Class 5A quarterfinal victory over...

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Edmond Memorial rallies to semis

CATOOSA — Shane Cowherd was right. It was top-ranked Edmond Memorial playing was more discipline down the stretch. “I thought...

The expansion of the NCAA Tournament has diluted March Madness

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In March 1993, Billy Tubbs’ Sooners went to Kansas City with a 19-10 record and lost 69-55 to Iowa State in the Big Eight Tournament quarterfinals. Those Sooners went 7-7 in a loaded Big Eight, tied for fifth. OU played a really good...

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Class 5A girls basketball: Ashlyn Evans-Thompson, El Reno move on

TULSA — El Reno freshman Ashlyn Evans-Thompson led a blistering shooting effort in the Indian's 67-55 win over Coweta in the...

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Mustang stuns No. 1 Putnam West

TULSA — In less than a week, Mustang has gone from catching a massive break to even be alive this week to euphoria of taking...

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Anadarko outs Newcastle in 1st round

MUSTANG — Anadarko took advantage of Newcastle’s early mistakes to roll to a 77-58 victory during the first round of the Class...

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Defending champ Sequoyah Tahlequah strikes early, routs Washington

Entering Thursday as the state’s top-ranked team, Sequoyah Tahlequah played the part. The Indians pushed the pace from the...

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Heritage Hall rolls past Broken Bow

Heritage Hall’s Trey Alexander was whistled for a foul in the first minute of the Class 4A state quarterfinal Thursday night....

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Minco rallies to oust Okemah

Trailing Okemah by 11 early in the second quarter, Minco seemed to be at risk for an early exit from the Class 2A state...

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Class 6A boys basketball: Micah Thomas, defending champ Putnam City North advance

The reigning 6A champions are still alive to defend their title. Class 6A No. 16 Putnam City North pulled away from Midwest...

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Class 6A girls basketball: Mustang upsets No. 1 Putnam West

TULSA — Mustang coach Kevin Korstjens is a math teacher, so words aren’t always his thing. But he had plenty of them headed to...

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Class 3A girls basketball: Olivia Curtis' second half lifts Christian Heritage past Roland

Christian Heritage Academy used a strong second half from Olivia Curtis to pull away from Roland, 57-49 Thursday in the 3A...

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Green leads Kingfisher to 4A semifinals

Kingfisher holds Elgin to 27.5 percent shooting in Class 4A quarterfinals

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Class 2A girls basketball: Latta wins physical battle over Fairview

Latta will face Dale in the Class 2A semifinals at 8 p.m. Friday in Yukon

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Class 3A boys basketball: Tylor Perry's buzzer beater wins it for Spiro

Tylor Perry prodded and retreated.  The Spiro senior had his way with Sequoyah Tahlequah defense for most of the...

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Class 2A boys basketball: No. 7 Rock Creek knocks out No. 1 Hooker in quarterfinals

Karson Dry fired off an imaginary bow. Instead of an arrow, pinky, ring and middle fingers sprung up from his left fist,...

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Class 6A boys basketball: Top-ranked Edmond Memorial rallies past Sapulpa

Despite trailing by three at halftime, Edmond Memorial blitzed No. 4 Sapulpa in the third quarter and went on to beat the...

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Millwood girls move on in state basketball tournament

Nykale Cramer, Alysia Pickett combine for 37 points to lead Millwood past Kingston.

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Class 6A girls basketball: Norman North's defense stifles Tulsa Union

TULSA — Tulsa Union had no options. For more than a minute, it could only pass the ball from one side of the arch to the other....

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Class 3A boys basketball: Metro Christian races past Hugo

Trevor Burns wanted was proud of how well his team travelled.  The Metro Christian faithful packed the Sawyer Center at...

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Class 2A girls basketball: Top-ranked Dale rolls over Chouteau

Dale will face the Latta/Fairview winner in an 8 p.m. semifinal Friday at Yukon

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Class 4A girls basketball: Quick start propels Anadarko past Newcastle

Anadarko took advantage of Newcastle's early mistakes.

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Class 2A boys basketball: Rodriguez, Villalobos tandem leads Hennessey past Vanoss

Neither Hugo Rodriguez or Bryan Villalobos entered Thursday as Hennessey’s leading scorer for the season. Both posted numbers...

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Alexander avoids foul trouble for Heritage Hall

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Russell Westbrook's exchange with Jazz fan a reminder of lack of human decency

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I am not sure what Shane Keisel intended. “Get down on your knees like you’re used to!” When the Utah Jazz fan allegedly hollered those words at Russell Westbrook on Monday night, I don’t know whether Keisel meant it to be a racial insult. Or...

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Class 4A boys basketball: Brock Davis leads Tulsa Holland Hall into state quarterfinals

Davis' 10 fourth-quarter points propel Dutch past Anadarko

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Class 6A boys basketball: No. 2 Booker T. Washington holds off No. 7 Putnam City West

No. 7 Putnam City West picked a bad time to start turning the ball over, handing the ball to the Hornets six times in the final...

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Class 2A girls basketball: Howe's Jalei Oglesby scores 42 in rout of Luther

Howe will face Hartshorne at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the semifinals at Yukon High School

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Sequoyah Tahlequah advances to 3A semifinals

Jonia Walker led Sequoyah Tahlequah into the Class 3A girls state semifinals with a win over Washington.

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Class 2A girls basketball: Hot start carries Hartshorne past Vanoss

Hartshorne advances to face the Luther/Howe winner in the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Yukon

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Class 6A girls basketball: No. 14 Edmond Santa Fe upsets No. 2 Shawnee

TULSA — Edmond Santa Fe coach Paul Bass was noticeably wet as he stepped from the locker room. His players had lurked near the...

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Class 3A boys basketball: Kingston uses second half run to beat Christian Heritage

Swarmed by a mob of blue, Kingston's Jacob Germany couldn't get a clean look in the first half against Christian Heritage...

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Class 4A girls basketball: Victory Christian uses stifling defense to upend Fort Gibson

Victory Christian didn't allow a point in the second quarter. Then it didn't allow Fort Gibson to make a basket in the fourth...

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Southmoore advanced in the state basketball tournament to Friday's semifinals

With standout Sam Godwin in foul trouble, Southmoore big man Jordan Thompson picks up the slack.

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Class 2A boys basketball: Minco makes double-digit rally to reach semifinals

Trailing Okemah by 11 early in the second quarter, Minco seemed to be at risk for an early exit from the Class 2A state...

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Class 4A girls basketball: Paige Pendley's 3-point play in overtime sends Elgin to semifinals

Elgin's Paige Pendley scored five points in overtime and the game-winning three-point play to send the owls to the semifinals.

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Class 4A boys basketball: John Marshall beats Tulsa Central

Bears break away from Tulsa Central with 3-point barrage

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Class 6A girls basketball: Norman's Kendra Gillispie dominates in upset of Sand Springs

TULSA — Kendra Gillispie sized her Sand Springs defender. She was smaller, perhaps a little slower. So, Norman’s star sophomore...

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Class 2A boys basketball: Rejoice Christian trio carries Eagles past Dale

In the Class 2A boys state quarterfinals at Edmond North on Thursday, the Rejoice Christian trio of Reece Hamar, Jaden Lietzke...

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Class 3A boys basketball: Millwood powers past Washington

Millwood coach Michael Jeffries came into the state tournament knowing his team's versatility was key.  At least for the...

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A year like no other ends with Millwood boys, girls at state basketball

Walk into the field house at Millwood High School any afternoon in early March, a time when most basketball teams have already...

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Luther coach Johnny Vick is awaiting a kidney transplant, but first he has plans this week

LUTHER — Each night around 11, Johnny Vick falls into his bed from exhaustion. He hooks the machine about the size of a...

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McGuinness’ Walker commits to OSU

McGuinness star Brynden Walker’s recruitment gained a ton of momentum in a short span. Now, it appears to be over. Walker...

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Class 2A basketball: A look at each boys team in the state tournament

Class 2A Boys Thursday at Edmond North, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena DALE VS. REJOICE CHRISTIAN, 2 P.M. DALE Coach:...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 2A state tournaments

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Dale. The Pirates have size and athleticism to make a run in a wide-open...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 3A basketball state tournaments.

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Kingston. Jacob Germany isn’t the only big man. Kingston has three others...

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Class 2A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday and Friday at Yukon, Saturday at State Fair Arena DALE VS. CHOUTEAU, 7 P.M. DALE Coach: Eric Smith Record: 26-3...

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Class 3A basketball: A look at each boys team in the state tournament

Class 3A boys Thursday and Friday at Southern Nazarene University, Saturday at State Fair Arena. KINGSTON VS. CHRISTIAN...

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Class 3A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Oklahoma City University, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena SEQUOYAH TAHLEQUAH VS. WASHINGTON, 4 P.M....

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OCA announces All-State swimming rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for the annual All-State swim meet. The meet will return to...

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High school basketball: Holland Hall star Gabby Gregory driven to prove she's the best

TULSA — Gene Gregory made his daily trip to Holland Hall High School on Tuesday. He chased rebounds and made shots. He passed...

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Why Putnam City district is best in show before state even starts

Gathering his players in the middle of the basketball court, Daniel Cunningham tried to tell them what to expect during a week...

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Class 4A basketball: A look at each boys team in the state tournament

Class 4A boys Thursday, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena KINGFISHER VS. ELGIN, 8:30 P.M. KINGFISHER Coach: Jared Reese...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 4A basketball state tournaments

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Heritage Hall. It’s hard to pick against a team that’s won more than 40...

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Class 4A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Mustang, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena ELGIN VS. CLASSEN SAS, 2 P.M. ELGIN Coach: Jerrod Jones Record:...

OU basketball: Meet Mike Shepherd, a man who's mastered the art of scheduling

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Shepherd used a tunnel in the Sprint Center as his canvas, and his hands as a brush. He drew invisible lines on the wall as he ran through past and potential matchups, all in explaining how a strong resume comes together....

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Barnsdall's Joe Gilbert to be inducted into NFHS Hall of Fame

Joe Gilbert has coached for more than six decades at Barnsdall High School and now he’s gaining national attention....

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Class 5A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Class 5A Boys Thursday at Skiatook, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center TULSA MEMORIAL VS. LAWTON MACARTHUR, 2 P.M. TULSA...

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Class 5A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center TULSA ROGERS VS. LAWTON EISENHOWER, 2 P.M. TULSA ROGERS Coach: Carlin Adkism...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 5A state tournaments

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Tulsa Memorial. Kalib and Keylan Boone look unstoppable. The talk all...

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Minco senior Dayken Rackley showing coaches and teammates the way to the Big House

MINCO — Minco senior Dayken Rackley has been telling his coach what to expect when he steps onto the Big House floor. Minco is...

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High school basketball: Early adversity helped shape Midwest City’s state tournament run

Battling injuries and players leaving the program, Midwest City boys basketball coach Dewayne Bradley quickly had to learn ways...

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McGuinness DE/LB Brynden Walker commits to OSU

McGuinness star Brynden Walker’s recruitment gained a ton of momentum in a short span. Now, it appears to be over. Walker...

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Why the OSSAA moved Washington's state quarterfinal start times

Two Class 3A basketball state quarterfinal games will start at different times Thursday than other sites, and it’s the result...

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Class 6A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Tulsa Memorial, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center SAND SPRINGS VS. NORMAN, 2 P.M. SAND SPRINGS Coach: Tobey...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 6A state tournament

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Tulsa Booker T. Washington. It’s a West-heavy field, but the Hornets...

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Class 6A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Catoosa, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center TULSA WASHINGTON VS. PUTNAM WEST, 3:30 P.M. TULSA WASHINGTON Coach:...

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High school basketball: The Oklahoman's Class A and B All-Tournament teams

Here is a look at The Oklahoman's selections for the Classes A and B All-Tournament teams from the state basketball tournaments...

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OSSAA sets Class 2A basketball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class 2A basketball state tournaments. The...

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Class 5A basketball state tournament brackets set

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class 5A basketball state tournaments next...

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Class 6A basketball state tournament brackets set

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class 6A basketball state tournaments next...

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OSSAA sets Class 3A basketball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class 3A basketball state tournaments. The...

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OSSAA sets Class 4A basketball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class 4A basketball state tournaments. The...

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High school basketball state qualifiers

Class 6A Boys No. 1 Edmond Memorial (25-2) No. 2 Booker T. Washington (23-2) No. 4 Sapulpa (21-4) No. 7 Putnam West (20-7) No....

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High school basketball roundup: Mustang girls clinch state spot on wild finish

Mustang coach Kevin Korstjens had never seen a sequence quite like Saturday afternoon’s finish. The Broncos trailed Tulsa...

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‘A dream come true’ for Kinta
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Kaleb Stephens drove the baseline as time was winding down. The junior had struggled shooting all night Saturday in Kinta's...

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Seiling rolls to record fourth straight championship

With 2:56 remaining on the clock, Seiling’s faithful rose and cheered louder than ever. Karly Gore, Macy Gore, Raylee Tautfest...

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Cyril takes down Fort Cobb-Broxton for Class A title

Cyril made it clear they wanted to face Fort Cobb-Broxton in the finals. The two Caddo-County rivals have a history. Fort...

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Savannah Deatherage's steal, layup stuns Hammon for title

Savannah Deatherage was in the wooden seats of State Fair Arena a decade ago soaking in the atmosphere. Varnum celebrated in...

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Cyril's Shane & Cason McLemore now know the joy of winning state with a father coaching the son

Scott Hines sat in the stands at State Fair Arena and got a little choked up Saturday. “Don’t like to admit that to everybody,”...

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Class B boys championship: Kinta takes Class B crown

Kaleb Stephens drove the baseline as time was winding down. The junior had struggled shooting all night Saturday in Kinta's...

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Class A boys basketball: Cyril takes down Fort Cobb-Broxton for Class A title

Cyril made it clear they wanted to face Fort Cobb-Broxton in the finals. The two Caddo-County rivals have a history. Fort...

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Class B girls basketball: Savannah Deatherage's steal, layup helps Varnum stun Hammon for title

Savannah Deatherage delivered a once-in-a-lifetime play to bring another championship to Varnum with a stunning 59-56 victory...

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Class A girls basketball: Seiling rolls to record fourth straight championship

With 2:56 remaining on the clock, Seiling’s faithful rose and cheered louder than ever. Karly Gore, Macy Gore, Raylee Tautfest...

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Class B boys basketball: Kinta uses barrage of second-half 3s to advance to title game

Alex Leon had a lane to the basket. What he couldn’t see was Josh Lynch creeping from behind. The 6-foot-3 senior followed in...

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Boys basketball roundup: Del City punches ticket to state tournament

Del City has used the backdoor the past two years to get to the state tournament. This year the Eagles are kicking down the...

OSU football: Chuba Hubbard feeling good after having 'work done' on knee in offseason

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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard had hoped to return to his first love over the winter. A three-time Canadian champion in the 100-meter dash, Hubbard looked forward to getting back on the track following the Cowboys’...

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No. 1 Seiling flexes muscles in rout of Smithville

Seiling gets its chance at history, and there was never really any doubt. On a night where No. 1 Seiling flexed its muscles in...

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Varnum ‘looking forward’ to its title shot vs. No. 1

Had it not been for a slew of turnovers in the first half, Varnum could have garnered more time to play its bench. When those...

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Morris brings a ‘will to win’ as Hammon eyes repeat

Halee Morris doubted herself Thursday night. Her drop step and spin to her right near the block had faltered too much. She was...

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Class B boys basketball: Calumet rallies to take down Paden

Down six points midway through the fourth quarter Friday at State Fair Arena, Calumet coach Jacob Mayfield looked as his team...

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Hydro-Eakly making most of return to Big House

Gabbi Parker sat in the old stands of State Fair Arena year after year wondering if she would ever step on the hardwood floor....

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Class A boys basketball: Fort Cobb-Broxton takes down Glencoe

Kellen Hines grabbed the rebound and began the race the other way. Leading Glencoe by one point as the seconds waned in the...

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Cyril clinches first title game spot since 1938

For years, Cyril coach Shane McLemore was told the boys basketball team will get its shot at a title. The girls team has had...

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Why state's biggest shot came at the end of a blowout

Christian Patterson pulled off his sweatshirt, rubbed his palms and bounced his legs. He knew it was his time. From his seat at...

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Class A girls basketball: No. 1 Seiling rolls past No. 10 Smithville

Seiling gets its chance at history, and there was never really any doubt. On a night where No. 1 Seiling flexed its muscles in...

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Class B boys basketball: Calumet rallies to take down Paden

Down six points midway through the fourth quarter Friday at State Fair Arena, Calumet coach Jacob Mayfield looked as his team...

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Class A boys basketball: Fort Cobb-Broxton takes down Glencoe

Fort Cobb-Broxton rolled after halftime, beating Glencoe 54-40 to advance to the Class A state championship game.

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Class A boys basketball: Cyril routs Okarche to clinch title game berth for first time since 1939

Jakobie Kaesemeyer scored 20 points to lead Cyril to the semifinals of the Class A boys basketball state tournament.

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Class B girls basketball: Varnum again cruises, set to face defending champion Hammon in finals

Had it not been for a slew of turnovers in the first half, Varnum could have garnered more time to play its bench.

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Class A girls basketball: No. 5 Hydro-Eakly stuns No. 2 Frontier

Gabbi Parker sat in the old stands of State Fair Arena year after year wondering if she would ever step on the hardwood floor....

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Class B girls basketball: Halee Morris leads No. 1 Hammon back to title game

Halee Morris doubted herself Thursday night. Her drop step and spin to her right near the block had faltered too much. She was...

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High school girls basketball roundup: Edmond Santa Fe clinches 11th straight state tournament trip

It was easy for some to count Edmond Santa Fe out of the state tournament hunt two months ago. The Wolves did not look the part...

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High school girls basketball: Class 6A-5A state tournament qualifiers.

Class 6A No. 1 Putnam West (23-1) No. 6 Sand Springs (21-4) No. 10 Tulsa Union (21-5) No. 14 Edmond Santa Fe (19-8) Class 5A...

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Hammon keeps repeat hopes alive

Pressure is nothing new for the Hammon girls basketball team. The reigning Class B champions, Hammon is primed for moments like...

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Gunns blazing as Paden stuns Duke

YUKON — When the ball hit Lane Edwards’ hands, there wasn’t even the slightest hesitation to shoot. The freshman had yet to...

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Seiling keeps rolling in rout of OCA

BETHANY — There was a hint of worry in Seiling coach Brady Hamar’s voice throughout the week. His team had beaten No. 19...

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Glencoe survives Whitesboro, 90-88

MUSTANG — Glencoe senior Cale Lazenby took a huge sigh when Whitesboro’s final shot clanged off the rim. This is his senior...

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Class B girls basketball: Varnum cruises past Duke into state semifinal

It began pulling away near the end of the second quarter, but Varnum had all but sealed its victory by the end of the third.

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Class A girls basketball: Emma Routh leads Smithville past Cyril

Smithville will face top-ranked Seiling at 7:30 p.m. Friday at State Fair Arena

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Class B girls basketball: Hammon beats Webbers Falls 49-45 to keep repeat hopes alive

Hammon kept its quest for back-to-back titles alive with a 49-45 defeat of Webbers Falls in the Class B girls state tournament...

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Class A boys basketball: Fort Cobb-Broxton takes care of Garber

Kellen Hines got Fort Cobb-Broxton going. His teammates took it from there.

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Class B boys basketball: Alex Leon’s scorching second half helps Lookeba-Sickles advance

When the second half started, Alex Leon found a way to drive to the basket.

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Class B boys basketball: Calumet holds off Leedey’s second-half run to advance to semifinals

Calumet’s boys basketball team had active hands throughout the first half during its 64-57 win against Leedey in the...

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Class A girls basketball: Frontier survives upset-minded Tipton

Frontier advances to face Hydro-Eakly at 4:30 p.m. Friday at State Fair Arena

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Class A boys basketball: Glencoe survives Whitesboro in quarterfinals

Glencoe senior Cale Lazenby took a huge sigh when Whitesboro’s final shot clanged off the rim.

James' jumper is only a 2-pointer, so OU loses to West Virginia

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Class A girls basketball: Hydro-Eakly rallies behind freshman to top Canute

BETHANY — Hydro-Eakly coach Jeremy Tharp has always believed in playing freshmen. To him, it’s simple. They play with no fear....

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Class B girls basketball: Lomega routs Red Oak 66-30 to reach state semifinals

Emma Duffy’s opening shot served as a sign of things to come.

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Class B boys basketball: Kinta’s methodical offense helps earn semifinal berth

During its 67-41 victory against Braggs on Thursday, the Eagles had three possessions of more than 30 seconds in the third...

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Class A boys basketball: Okarche turns on the jets to advance past Kiowa

Okarche senior Tucker Neuenschwander knows what to do when he hears to call.

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Class B boys basketball: Paden upset’s No. 2 Duke behind Luke Gunns' 26 points

When the ball hit Lane Edwards’ hands, there wasn’t even the slightest hesitation to shoot.

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Fixtures at the OSSAA small-school tournaments, David and Cyndy Glover return after beating cancer

David Glover loves showing off the maps lining his office wall. Five identical rectangle images of Oklahoma, one for each...

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Smallest school in the state, Keyes, has representation in the state basketball tournament

Courtney Williams felt strange the first time she put on the No. 11 orange and black jersey of Boise City High School. It...

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Class B boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Class B Boys Thursday at Yukon. Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena KINTA VS. BRAGGS, 7 P.M. KINTA Coach: Jim Jenson...

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Class B girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena HAMMON VS. WEBBERS FALLS, 2 P.M. THURSDAY HAMMON Coach: Leah Beer Record:...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class B state tournaments

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Duke. Coach Nick Gable will get to shave his ridiculous goatee, and...

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Class A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Class A Girls Thursday at Southern Nazarene University, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena SEILING VS. OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN...

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Class A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Class A Boys Thursday at Mustang. Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena FORT COBB-BROXTON VS. GARBER, 8:30 P.M. THURSDAY FORT...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class A state tournaments

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Jacob Unruh: Fort Cobb-Broxton. The path to another title isn’t as clear like past...

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Father and son lead Okarche back to state tournament

OKARCHE — Aaron West still gives his dad a hard time about the last time he made it to the boys state basketball tournament....

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OSSAA announces baseball state tournament sites

Six high school baseball state championship games will be played at minor league stadiums in May. The Oklahoma Secondary School...

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High school girls basketball: Powerful Seiling has chance for history

SEILING — Kevin Farr knows and loves small-town high school athletics. He’s spent the past two decades traveling the many...

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High school basketball notebook: Putnam City one win away from state tournament

Putnam City coach Daniel Cunningham asked his boys basketball team to take stock of its play. Entering the last week of the...

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Class A girls basketball state tournament notebook: OCA getting second chance

CLASS A GIRLS OCA clinches second straight appearance New Oklahoma Christian Academy coach Mike Sons has preached defense since...

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Class B girls basketball state tournament notebook: Lomega is back with more motivation

CLASS B GIRLS Lomega returns with motivation After a one-year hiatus from the Class B state tournament, Lomega has all the...

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Class B boys basketball: Calumet rolling heading into state tournament

CLASS B BOYS Calumet rolling heading into state tournament Calumet coach Jacob Mayfield wasn’t sure what life would be like...

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Class A boys basketball notebook: Okarche headed back to state tourney

CLASS A BOYS Okarche headed back to state tourney Okarche coach Ray West has been telling his team to get ready for the time of...

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OSSAA sets Class B basketball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class B basketball state tournaments. The...

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OSSAA sets Class A basketball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for the Class A basketball state tournaments. The...

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Class 6A state wrestling notebook: Choctaw’s Coleman captures 4th state title

When Saturday’s final round started inside State Fair Arena, there had been 36 wrestlers to win a state title four consecutive...

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Class 5A state wrestling notebook: Piedmont’s Heindselman finishes undefeated

The feeling Josh Heindselman felt when he popped up off the mat was one of jubilation. The Piedmont senior went back to back on...

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Class 4A wrestling notebook: Heritage Hall's Val Park claims third

When he’s on the mat, Heritage Hall senior Val Park feels like an artist. His art on Saturday was rewarded with gold. Park won...

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High school boys basketball roundup: El Reno's Dyson Plumley sparks win over rival

With no idea how much time — if any — he had to get off one final, desperate shot, El Reno senior Dyson Plumley grabbed the...

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Tuttle claims 11th straight Oklahoma state wrestling title in dominating fashion

Tuttle coach Matt Surber tries to start each season with a blank slate. He’ll have a heck of a time clearing the deck next...

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Class 3A state wrestling notebook: Bridge Creek crowns first two state champions

Kolton Smith had come up short in the championship match the previous two seasons. When he took the mat Saturday night, he was...

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High school girls basketball roundup: No. 1 Putnam West rallies to stun No. 12 Norman

Putnam West loves chaos. A chaotic offensive attack, often relentless. A hounding defense that can wreck an opponent. Even...

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High school basketball: Each qualifying team for Class A and Class B state tournaments

Class A Boys No. 1 Fort Cobb-Broxton (22-17) No. 2 Glencoe (27-2) No. 3 Frontier (21-7) No. 4 Kiowa (27-2) No. 6 Cyril (23-4)...

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High school boys basketball roundup: Deer Creek escapes upset-minded Yukon

Deer Creek coach Mike Donnelly never has to worry about his team’s effort. Especially this time of year. “This is the time of...

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State wrestling tournament: After childhood accident, Wiseley becomes first leg amputee wrestler to compete at state

Brendon Wiseley doesn’t stand out among the crowd surrounding the mats. The junior 106-pounder from Sand Springs isn’t the...

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State wrestling tournament notebook: Future Cowboy wrestlers battle in semifinals

In a few months, Choctaw’s Colt Newton and Broken Arrow’s Reece Witcraft will be teammates. On Friday, they battled one final...

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OSU offers McGuinness DE/LB Brynden Walker

In less than a month, McGuinness star junior Brynden Walker added nearly a handful of scholarship offers. Friday, the list grew...

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High school boys basketball: Heritage Hall sophomore passes 1,000-point mark

Only a sophomore, Heritage Hall guard Trey Alexander is already leaving his mark in the record books. Alexander scored his...

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Edmond Santa Fe tops Midwest City in father-daughter matchup

Midwest City coach Katie Bass couldn’t help but notice her father’s shiny black-and-gold shoes. Edmond Santa Fe coach Paul Bass...

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Bridge Creek wrestling is building momentum

BLANCHARD — Up on the wall of the sweltering practice room at Bridge Creek High School hang four plaques with the wrestling...

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Five storylines to watch at state wrestling tournament

The state wrestling tournament is Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena. Here are five storylines to watch throughout the...

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Prep parade: Putnam West's Rondel Walker lined up for big postseason

Rondel Walker hears it at least twice a game from his coach. Shoot the ball. Stop passing as much. Putnam West coach Lenny Bert...

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High school notebook: OSSAA sets state tournament sites

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the sites for each opening day of the state basketball...

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As Classen looks to reach new heights, senior Campbell Walker Fields balancing basketball and singing

There is a moment during each Classen SAS boys basketball game that senior Campbell Walker Fields enjoys most. Usually after...

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Former Bixby players accused of rape ordered to pay $300 in restitution

Four former Bixby football players accused of raping a teammate in 2017 were ordered to pay $300 in restitution, plus fines and...

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The Oklahoman's picks for top basketball players of the week

Boys basketball JD Ray, Midwest City JD Ray had one last home game at Midwest City. He went out with a bang. Ray scored 53...

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Mustang wins regional, looks to fix errors for state tournament

Mustang wrestling coach Brian Picklo has some ideas about postseason mentality. The end of the year is no time to get fancy....

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How NBA-level introductions have trickled down to the high school level

Sometimes Putnam West coach Lenny Bert watches the introduction of his starting lineup and just prays his team’s actual play on...

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High school swimming notebook: Carl Albert girls bring home first state title

EDMOND — Carl Albert swimmers huddled silently waiting for a dream to come true. Some prayed. Some agonized. The score, they...

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High school swimming: Norman North's Aiden Hayes takes down two iconic records in huge day

EDMOND — Standing beside the pool in a maroon polo shirt with a Jenks logo, Jake Pierce knew his landmark record was in...

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High school boys basketball roundup: McGuinness gets going in second half against Berryhill

McGuinness forward Patrick Sullivan left the floor frustrated in the first half. The senior picked up his third foul early in...

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High school girls basketball roundup: Edmond Santa Fe looks like old self in win

Keira Neal took flight despite the odds of blocking the shot. Edmond Santa Fe’s star guard is 5 feet 9. Edmond Memorial’s star...

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Gregory takes pride competing for smaller Bridge Creek

Gregory shines for Bridge Creek Caleb Gregory has to describe where Bridge Creek is to opposing swimmers every meet. The small...

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Fast’s early success a product of perfectionist work ethic

EDMOND – As Carlynn Fast readied on the starting block, she was hesitant to quickly plunge into the water. The freshman from...

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High school sports notebook: Del City wrestling ready for regionals

Del City coach Wes Ruth believes success builds confidence. The Del City wrestling team is heading to Westmoore this weekend to...

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High school swimming: Eight OKC-area swimmers to watch at state meets

The Class 6A and Class 5A state swim meets begin Friday with prelims at Edmond Schools Aquatic Center. Class 6A begins at 10...

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High school swimming: Cancer free, 23-year-old Brycen McConnell has next big adventure as Stillwater's coach

STILLWATER — Each mountain lit up as if it was on fire. As the sun set midway through 2016, the peaks filled the Wyoming...

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NFHS awards 9 Oklahoma schools new AEDs

Nine Oklahoma schools recently received Automated External Defibrillators as part of an effort by the National Federation of...

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Howe's Jalei Oglesby moves to No. 3 on 5-on-5 scoring list

Howe star senior Jalei Oglesby moved up the 5-on-5 scoring list earlier this week. Oglesby scored 23 points in Class 2A No. 2...

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Prep parade: How the OSSAA is approaching football revenue loss

Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association executive director David Jackson was taken aback by the numbers. $162,000 and...

If police finds Tyreek Hill broke 3-year-old's arm, NFL must consider ban

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Stillwater closes road-stretch with win against Southmoore

Stillwater coach Michael Davis is ready to head home. And he’s even more glad to being do so after a tough conference win. No....

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High school girls basketball roundup: Putnam West pulls away from Midwest City for conference crown

Putnam West senior Mekayla Furman heard every negative word spoken about her defensive ability. So, she changed the...

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OSSAA adopting 40-second play clock

The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Monday seven rules revisions for high school football next...

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Former Carl Albert star J.T. Realmuto had bags packed awaiting new destination

Former Carl Albert star J.T. Realmuto and his wife Alexis had their bags packed, but no destination from their Oklahoma...

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High school basketball: Players of the week

Girls basketball Kamri Heath, Edmond North Edmond North coach Pete Papahronis believes the mid-range scoring attack is becoming...

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High School Notebook: Casady runner Sam Bass named Gatorady Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

Casady junior Sam Bass was named the Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year for Oklahoma on Monday morning. Bass, who...

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High school football: 40-second play clock coming this fall

Pace of play is reaching the high school level. The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Monday...

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Casady's Sam Bass named Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

Casady junior Sam Bass was named the Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year for Oklahoma on Monday morning. Bass, who...

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The Oklahoman's final 2019 Super 30 rankings

Once the first offer came from Utah on Jan. 11, they wouldn’t stop. Tulsa Union defensive back JT McCloud never thought the...

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Super 30 notebook: Tulsa Union's JT McCloud biggest riser in final 2019 rankings

Once the first offer came from Utah on Jan. 11, they wouldn’t stop. Tulsa Union defensive back JT McCloud never thought the...

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High school wrestling notebook: Perry claims 20th Dual State title

It wasn’t how coach Lonnie Delk wanted to see the Maroons claim No. 20. But in the end, it might have been a great wake up...

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Dual State Tournament Championships: Tuttle has perfect weekend

SHAWNEE — Success is just an expectation for Tuttle wrestling. But when you exceed those expectations, it tends to leave even...

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High school boys basketball roundup

Silas Elliott stood at midcourt with his parents and next to his fellow senior teammates, honored before senior night at...

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High school girls basketball roundup: Classen SAS wins slugfest with Millwood

The old cramped gym decked in blue and gold at Classen School of Advances Studies felt like it was closing in. With the...

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Piedmont closes strong in come-from-behind victory

SHAWNEE – Piedmont coach Eric Ford wasn’t worried with the double-digit deficit. The Class 5A Dual State Tournament matchup...

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Mustang’s change of mentality paying dividends

SHAWNEE – Mustang coach Brian Picklo crouched before his team, which was huddled in the corner of the red mat. The Broncos,...

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MLB Notebook: Carl Albert alum J.T. Realmuto traded to Phillies from Marlins for 3 players

In October, J.T. Realmuto’s agent predicted the Miami Marlins’ All-Star catcher would be with another team by spring training....

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Six wrestlers to watch at the dual state tournament

Wrestlers to watch at the dual state tournament Here are six city-area wrestlers to watch at this weekend's dual state...

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Edmond North coach Andy Schneider loves that son's memory still alive within wrestling program

EDMOND — Never far from his mind, Andy Schneider turned to his computer to send his son a note. After Edmond North had a tough...

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The Oklahoman's spring media day set for Feb. 13

The Oklahoman’s annual Spring Sports Media Day is set for Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Bishop McGuinness High School. The event will...

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Timberwolves' Kemmet signs with U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

NORMAN Bo Kemmet walked into the football offices of the United States Merchant Marine Academy last October and met football...

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High school sports: 2019 college signing list

Baseball Tyler Ash, Sand Springs (Eastern) Kyle Bass, Bixby (NOC-Enid) Connor Beichler, Owasso (OU) Jake Bennett, Bixby (OU)...

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National Signing Day: Rowing in OKC making waves on college scene

EDMOND Kate O’Keefe’s sport of choice isn’t offered by her high school, but when her school of choice was announced during the...

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Broken Arrow linebacker Gavin Potter wore his new school colors for all to see on National Signing Day

Broken Arrow linebacker Gavin Potter didn’t opt for the hat game. He went for body paint. Wearing a Kansas State hoodie to...

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Patience pays off for Millwood's De'Mariyon Houston as he signs with Nebraska

De’Mariyon Houston saw it all during his recruiting. Coaches begging for his attention, others ignoring him completely. But...

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Scenes from Signing Day: Meet three non-football players who signed with colleges

Girls soccer Sakura Wilson, Edmond North Just last summer, Sakura Wilson was told she was too short. A 5-foot-2 goalkeeper?...

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High school football: Carl Albert's Dadrion Taylor finds home at Texas Tech as defensive back

MIDWEST CITY — Carl Albert senior Dadrion Taylor was trying to mask the disappointment in his voice. Nearly a month ago, he was...

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Broken Arrow's Gavin Potter uses body paint to pick Kansas

Broken Arrow linebacker Gavin Potter didn’t opt for the hat game. He went for body paint. Wearing a Kansas State hoodie to...

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Midwest City's Preston Colbert signs with Cornell

Midwest City star quarterback Preston Colbert is headed to the Ivy League. Colbert signed with Cornell on Wednesday, two days...

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Westmoore's Layne Grantham signs with UCO

Central Oklahoma landed a big recruiting class full of Oklahoma football players, but there was a steal in the group. Westmoore...

NCAA Tournament: Now it's time for the Sooners to help themselves

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NORMAN – The NCAA Tournament Selection Show didn’t make the Sooners wait. Sixty-eight teams would be announced, but “Oklahoma” popped up on the screen as the 22nd name called. That was good for crimson blood pressure, which ran a little high...

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Choctaw Homerun Club to host Chili Dinner and Auction Saturday

The Choctaw Homerun Club will host its annual Chili Dinner and Auction on Saturday. The event will benefit the...

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OSSAA notebook: OSSAA reports big revenue decrease in football

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association said bad weather and a change in playoff seeding contributed to a...

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Piedmont coach Trent Worley accepts Kiefer head coaching job

Trent Worley is excited to be heading back to the east side. But he’s even more excited by the program he’s inheriting. Worley...

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High school football: Mustang's Braedy Wilson taking different path as long snapper

MUSTANG — Three years ago, Braedy Wilson formed a plan to get off the bench and into varsity football action. He was going to...

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Millwood's Houston picks Nebraska

Millwood senior receiver De'Mariyon Houston is finally settled.  After decommitting from Texas before the early National...

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Strength in recruiting: Navy recruiter also dedicates time to weightlifting, volunteering within her community

Recruiting can be a heavy workload, especially with goals of increasing the number of future sailors. When a Navy recruiter is...

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High school basketball roundup: Two outstanding sophomores lead Millwood girls past Heritage Hall

Its lead trimmed to single digits, Millwood needed a spark. That’s when sophomore TaLiyah Grambling started gambling. On...

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New Enid coach Rashaun Woods to suit up with Harlem Globetrotters

Rashaun Woods is ready to strike up the classic tune of “Sweet Georgia Brown” and see what he can do on a basketball...

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High School Sports: Athletes of the Week

Boys Basketball Micah Thomas, Putnam North Micah Thomas has been on an interesting journey this season. The senior and his...

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High school notebook: Dual-state wrestling brackets set by OSSAA

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the brackets for this weekend’s dual-state wrestling...

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Heritage Hall's Conner Carey commits to Air Force

Conner Carey’s breakout season paid off in a big way. Heritage Hall’s star senior running back and defensive back will sign...

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OSSAA announces 2019 dual state tournament brackets

The high school wrestling postseason begins on Friday in Shawnee. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association revealed...

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Tulsa Washington's Thomas Grayson commits to Kansas State

Tulsa Booker T. Washington star running back Thomas Grayson has finally found a future home. Grayson announced Monday his...

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Carl Albert RB Dadrion Taylor commits to Texas Tech

Carl Albert star running back Dadrion Taylor and new Texas Tech coach Matt Wells were determined to stay connected. On Sunday,...