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All-City boys soccer: How Isaias Silva became Class 6A's top goal scorer

MUSTANG — Isaias Silva noticed it early. As soon as the ball came anywhere close to him, teams were sending multiple players to...

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All-City girls soccer: Norman North’s Elle Abbey used past shortcomings to become state champion

NORMAN — When Elle Abbey launched herself in the air, she saw only the ball. But as she approached it, her body slammed into...

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High school notebook: Little All-City, Big All-City basketball games Wednesday

The annual Little All-City and Big All-City basketball games have all been set for Wednesday night at two locations in the...

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Legendary miler Jim Ryun didn't want Olympic glory — he just wanted to make his high school team

Back in the 1960s, there weren’t many athletes who were a bigger deal in our neck of the woods than Jim Ryun. His exploits on...

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City boys soccer first team

Player of the Year Isaias Silva, Mustang Position: Forward Class: Sophomore The story: Although he’s only a sophomore, Silva...

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The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City boys soccer team

First team F: Kenneth Gaytan, Sr., U.S. Grant F: Christian Martinez, Jr., Putnam West F: Marco Romero, So., Southeast F: Isaias...

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Mustang to name Westmoore's Joe Patterson new baseball coach

Mustang’s search for a new baseball coach was short, but well worth it. The Broncos landed one of the area’s top coaches in...

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NCAA softball: Southmoore grad Sydney Sherrill living ‘surreal’ dream with Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Sydney Sherrill always dreamed of playing at Florida State. “I’ve loved Florida State since I was a...

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Four Oklahomans selected for MLB Prospect Development Pipeline

Four of Oklahoma’s top MLB draft prospects from the 2020 high school class have been selected to spend a good portion of the...

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Harrah High School baseball coach arrested, accused of inappropriate relationship with student

HARRAH — A coach at Harrah High School was arrested Thursday, accused of an indecent or lewd act with a Harrah student. On...

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High school notebook: Tuttle names Breck Draper new baseball coach

Breck Draper is back in high school baseball. Following a year coaching at the college level, Draper was recently named the...

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Westmoore's Kale Davis named Oklahoma's Gatorade Player of Year

Westmoore ace pitcher Kale Davis was nearly flawless this spring, and now he’s being recognized nationally. Davis, an Oklahoma...

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High school notebook: Norman North's Aiden Hayes qualifies for 2020 Olympic trials

Norman North star sophomore swimmer Aiden Hayes is one step closer to the Olympics. Hayes qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic...

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OSSCA sets All-State slowpitch softball rosters

The Oklahoma Slow Pitch Softball Coaches Association recently announced its rosters for the annual All-State games to be played...

Young coach Garron Park invigorates Southeast in ways more than just soccer

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Garron Park grew a mustache last school year. The humanities teacher at Southeast High School wanted to look older. Might help him command more respect. It wasn’t necessary. The second-year teacher and first-year soccer coach has won over the...

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OSCA announces 2019 All-State soccer rosters

The Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announced its rosters for the 2019 All-State soccer matches.

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High school notebook: Longtime Westmoore athletic director John Burruss retiring

For nearly 30 years, John Burruss has been a huge part of Westmoore High School. But later this month, he officially enters...

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WVU’s Manoah evolved after summer in Cape Cod

Going to the Cape Cod League last offseason changed West Virginia’s Alex Manoah. Manoah went to the Cape as a tall pitcher with...

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Best of OKC Metro Preps: Blake Griffin to speak at The Oklahoman's All-City banquet

The most decorated basketball player in Oklahoma high school history is coming home. Blake Griffin will be the guest of honor...

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Stillwater QB Gunnar Gundy's first Division I offer arrives from Eastern Michigan

Stillwater star quarterback Gunnar Gundy has his first Division I scholarship offer, and it’s not from his father. Gundy, the...

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Twitter trolls want to use young people to get into the recruiting business

The sophomore football player at Hartshorne High School saw the Twitter handle and was curious. Hartshorne coach Jeff Beare saw...

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OBCA sets rosters for inaugural All-State games

Oklahoma high school baseball coaches want the top players to play in the All-State games, so they acted. The Oklahoma Baseball...

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Norman North TE Jake Roberts commits to Tulsa

Norman North star tight end Jake Roberts is staying in Oklahoma when he heads to college.

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Mustang baseball coach Simon resigns after three seasons

Mustang has hired multiple new head coaches this school year, and now it’s looking for a baseball coach. Keanon Simon resigned...

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Mustang baseball coach Keanon Simon resigns

Mustang has hired multiple new head coaches this school year, and now it’s looking for a baseball coach. Keanon Simon resigned...

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Class 4A baseball: Blanchard completes undefeated season with rout of Harrah

NORMAN — Blanchard senior Jack Kiker crossed home plate and was engulfed by a sea of his teammates. He emerged without his...

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OCA announces All-State golf rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for the annual All-State golf tournament. The tournament is...

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OCA announces 2019 All-State tennis rosters

The games will be played Tuesday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Michael D. Case Tennis Center at the University of Tulsa.

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Oklahoma Officials Association announces 2019 Hall of Fame class

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

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Meet of Champions notebook: Hennessey's Madison Collier continues to show on out biggest stages

MOORE – Madison Collier enjoys throwing on bigger stages. She gets to show off her thrilling discus tosses when she does. Many...

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Class 4A baseball roundup: Harrah tops Newcastle on walk-off wild pitch in eighth inning

EDMOND — It’s been more than four decade since Harrah’s last baseball championship, and now the Panthers are one step closer to...

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High school notebook: OCABCA All-Star Game set for Wednesday

The annual Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game is Wednesday, even with Class 4A playing its state...

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Class 4A baseball: Newcastle rallies to top Poteau in rain-delayed game

EDMOND — What a difference three days can make. For Newcastle, that was the message throughout its long wait to complete the...

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High school notebook: Edmond North boys tennis captures second straight state title

It was a tight finish, but Edmond North came out on top. The Huskies captured the Class 6A boys tennis state title Saturday at...

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Class of his own: Why John Prichard was a hero long before becoming an OKCPS hall of famer

His given name was John Lee Prichard. Family and friends called him Johnny while Navy buddies went with Prich. Tuesday night,...

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Class 2A baseball: No. 1 Silo bunts way to third straight title, undefeated season

SHAWNEE — For the better part of two days, Silo bunted. With the championship game put on hold over the weekend, the Rebels...

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Mustang names Katie Bass new girls basketball coach

After four years of building Midwest City into a strong program, Katie Bass is looking to continue that elsewhere. Bass was...

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Class 4A baseball state tournament to resume at Edmond Santa Fe

Class 4A’s baseball state tournament is going back to the original location. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities...

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Plainview's Blake Nowell commits to TCU

Nowell became the third prospect from Oklahoma to commit to TCU this week, joining McGuinness' Dominic Richardson and Sapulpa's...

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Santa Fe South takes 1st at 2019 Spring Youth Rowing League Championship

Santa Fe South topped Southeast and U.S. Grant for gold.

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Class 3A baseball: Atoka claims first boys state title in school history

The ball rocketed off Nolan Burrage’s bat over the “350” painted on the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark fence. It bounced off the...

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High school state track: Competition pushes McGuinness’ Slater Ward to gold

MOORE — Slater Ward hadn’t been pushed since the state meet last season. A junior at McGuinness, Ward finished second in the...

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High school state track notebook: Westmoore’s Riley captures third straight Class 6A long jump title

MOORE — When Anthony Riley lined up for his long jump, runners warming up and those scattered in the crowd turned to watch. The...

Mike Holder puts Power-5 Conference ego aside to get OSU-Tulsa scheduled

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OSU and Tulsa started playing football in 1914, each under a different name. State was Oklahoma A&M in those days; Tulsa was Henry Kendall College. Soon enough, they became annual foes. Played every year, 1926-65, then again 1981-96. But...

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Class 4A girls soccer: Clinton denies Verdigris repeat bid with 3-1 win

TULSA — Verdigris didn’t have its best performance and Clinton took advantage of it. Aubrey Gonzales scored two goals to help...

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High school tennis: Turkey's top junior player dominates Oklahoma state tourney

For Stillwater tennis, getting Mert Arabaci was kind of like Oklahoma football getting Baker Mayfield or Kyler Murray. Arabaci...

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High school tennis: Crossings' Daniel Haley defends crown

Daniel Haley of Crossings Christian doesn’t want to look too far ahead. But when you win state tennis championships in No. 1...

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Class 4A boys soccer: Southeast captures first boys state title, denying Fort Gibson three-peat

TULSA — There's a first time for everything. Marco Romero snapped a 1-1 tie early in the second half and Southeast claimed a...

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Class 6A baseball: Edmond Santa Fe caps dream season with first championship

TULSA — Edmond Santa Fe coach Ryan Phillips turned and raised his arms to the crowd as the background filled with the...

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Class 5A baseball: Pryor routs Carl Albert to win first title

TULSA — Trent Harrison wanted to pound the strike zone over and over and over. That’s exactly how Pryor’s senior right-hander...

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Class 6A girls soccer: Norman North survives red card to top Mustang in state championship

Norman North won its first girls soccer state championship since 2014.

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Heavy rainfall forces changes to baseball, tennis state tournaments

Heavy rainfall overnight has forced even more changes to the high school state tournaments in the Oklahoma City area. The...

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High school tennis: Ada coach Skip Griese is leaving a legacy

Skip Griese is making his 70th trip to a state high school tennis tournament this weekend, but it will be his final one as...

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High school state track notebook: Del City’s Foreman brothers enjoying final competition together

MOORE – Jeff and Jack Foreman always push each other. The Del City seniors are twins, and they are always pushing each other to...

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High school state track: Edmond North girls working to establish consistency

MOORE – Cara Bowerman knows it will take perfection to become state champions. The Edmond North girls track coach seeks that...

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Class 6A Baseball Roundup: Edmond Santa Fe, Broken Arrow advance to title game

BIXBY — Trace Ford could feel his heart pounding in his chest. He couldn’t breathe. Edmond Santa Fe coach Ryan Phillips calmed...

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Class 5A Baseball Roundup: Carl Albert, Pryor to renew rivalry in title game

BROKEN ARROW — Carter LaValley hit two home runs, and Carl Albert advanced to the state title game for the first time since...

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2A baseball roundup: Ryan Haynie throws a shutout in Dale's semifinal victory

SHAWNEE -- Ryan Haynie’s pitch count crept into the triple digits in the final inning Friday, likely the last time the senior...

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Class 4A baseball state tournament roundup: Kingfisher squeezes way past Verdigris

EDMOND — Cole Crosswhite had to dive across the plate to make contact. With all three baserunners in motion and Verdigris’...

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Boys tennis notebook: State championship races shaping up after first day

Crossings Christian, Ada battling for 4A title The team race in Class 4A would appear to be between Crossings Christian and Ada...

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Class 3A state baseball: Explosive 7th inning rallies Atoka past Kingston into title game

In the Class 3A state semifinals Friday, top-ranked Atoka railed from a two-run deficit in its final at-bat to beat Kingston 9-7.

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Class 3A state baseball: Marlow speeds past Washington in semifinals

Speed kills and Washington had no match for the Outlaws’ aggressiveness on the base path on Friday in Marlow’s 15-3 Class 3A...

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Carl Albert blasts Claremore to move into semis

Carter LaValley hit his eighth and ninth home runs of the season as Carl Albert defeated Claremore 14-0 in the Class 5A state...

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High school boys tennis: Relaxed approach helping Crossings Christian's Haley in title defense

As Daniel Haley lined up another serve, his confidence grew. With every volley returned and set won, his skills became sharper...

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Class 3A baseball roundup: Washington rallies to topple Chandler

EDMOND – Washington was in a hole before it even sniffed the batter’s box. The first five Chandler batters reached base....

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High school track: Yukon's Kyla Davis looking to launch into record books

YUKON – As Kyla Davis began the ascent and her feet cleared the bar, she knew she had a personal record. The sophomore at Yukon...

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Edmond Santa Fe advances with win over Owasso

Edmond Santa Fe starting pitcher Blake Robertson fanned seven to lead the Wolves to a 2-0 victory over Owasso in the first...

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Class 2A baseball: Oktaha senior Korey Walker fires no-hitter in final appearance

SHAWNEE — Oktaha pitcher Korey Walker felt a little extra guidance as he took the mound late in the game. His curveball was...

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High school boys tennis: OKC-area players to watch for at the state tournament

The boys high school state tennis tournaments begin Friday at Oklahoma City Tennis Center. Here are some players to watch in...

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High school track: OKC-area athletes to watch at the Class 6A-5A state track meet

The state track and field meet for Classes 6A-5A is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Moore High School. Field events will...

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Northeast's last days produce one last state champion

Leslie James Jr. reached into his backpack, rifling around textbooks, digging to the bottom and eventually pulling out a blue...

OU football: Should Sooners' Sunday night opener become an annual tradition?

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Joe Castiglione received the news a couple of weeks ago in the Big 12 meetings at Scottsdale, Arizona. Fox, the network that has become a major broadcaster of college football, came clean and confirmed what we already knew. The morning window...

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High school baseball: Harrah's Shea Morrison finding peace year after father's death

HARRAH — Before each inning, Shea Morrison catches himself glancing to the same spot in the stands. Someone might be sitting in...

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High school baseball: Oklahoma City-area players to watch in state tournaments

Thursday is a big baseball day around the state. State tournaments for Class 6A and Class 5A open in the Tulsa area, while...

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OSSAA postpones Class 4A baseball tournament one day

The Class 4A baseball state tournament is now a two-day event. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association postponed...

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OSSAA sets Class 3A-2A baseball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association finalized brackets for Class 3A and Class 2A baseball state tournaments...

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OSSAA sets soccer state championship sites, times

Only one of the six games will be in Oklahoma City, with the other five coming at the University of Tulsa.

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Students raise funds through 'Super Mario' Olympics

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School recently held its spring fundraising Olympics, themed "Super Mario." A tradition since...

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High school boys golf: Edmond North's Jordan Wilson wins title, helps team finish second

EDMOND — A year ago, Jordan Wilson was full of nerves as he walked the golf course. Then a freshman at Edmond North, he put...

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High school notebook: Norman North rolls into baseball state tournament

Last year’s regional tournament defeat was the fuel. For Norman North’s 13 seniors this season, the loss at Choctaw weighed on...

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Softball roundup: Kiowa claims Class A title

SHAWNEE — A pop fly to center field was quickly followed by a dogpile of yellow and black-striped jerseys just to the left of...

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High school boys golf state tournament notebook: Dowell captures Class 3A crown in playoff

Oklahoma Christian School junior Jaxon Dowell was already planning the next hole as the ball rolled on the green. A 3-foot putt...

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High school soccer roundup: Northwest Classen tops Tulsa Washington in PKs

As a storm rolled in and lightning flashed on the eastern horizon of Taft Stadium on Tuesday, the Class 5A boys state semifinal...

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Jenks' Andie Williams downed Westmoore's Jenna Noel again for 6A No. 1 singles title

Things began well for Westmoore’s Jenna Noel, capturing the first three games in the first set Tuesday against two-time...

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Heritage Hall wins No. 1 doubles crown

Heritage Hall pair wins No. 1 doubles crown Ryan Thompson and Annabelle Treadwell of Heritage Hall won the Class 5A No. 1...

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Washington makes baseball state tournament for first time in 12 years

Better late than never. Second-year Washington baseball coach Jeff Kulbeth was fine with weather delaying the Warriors’ Class...

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Edmond Santa Fe boys basketball coach Josh Williams resigns

Edmond Santa Fe’s Josh Williams is moving into an administrative role, and that means he’s stepping down as the boys basketball...

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Oklahoma Scene: Former Shawnee standout Eli Davis hospitalized after taking line drive

Former Shawnee High School standout Eli Davis, now a redshirt freshman at Kansas, is hospitalized after taking a line drive off...

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Softball roundup: Dale scores 19 runs in three innings to claim 4A title

SHAWNEE -- The Dale girls slow pitch team sprinted out of the dugout straight at coach Andy Powell. Each player held a can of...

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High school boys golf state tournament notebook: Owasso jumps past Edmond North

Edmond North’s 14th state championship in 15 years will take a comeback. After Owasso’s impressive second round Monday in the...

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High school boys golf: Crescent's Dominic Stevens adjusting to state tournament as individual

Dominic Stevens didn’t see many familiar faces when he glanced across the fairways. A sophomore on Crescent’s golf team,...

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Eli Davis was hit by a line drive in the first inning of Sunday's game but pitched four innings before departing

Eli Davis was hit by a line drive in the first inning of Sunday's game but pitched four innings before departing

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McGuinness' Dominic Richardson, Sapulpa's Eli Williams commit to TCU

TCU has invaded Oklahoma. In one day, the Horned Frogs picked up two big offensive commitments from the state at quarterback...

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OSSAA releases Class 6A-4A baseball state tournaments brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Monday most of the brackets for the baseball state tournaments...

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High school boys golf: OKC-area golfers to watch in state tournaments

Boys golf state tournaments begin around the state Monday morning, with two rounds scheduled the first day and one round on...

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High school slowpitch softball: OKC-area players to watch in state tournaments

Slowpitch softball tournaments are set to begin Monday at Shawnee’s The Ball Fields at FireLake. Class 6A-4A kick off the...

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High school boys golf: Christian Heritage's Drew Goodman wants to be the best, but first must win in loaded 3A field

DEL CITY — Drew Goodman has studied the spreadsheet over and over to the point he nearly knows it by heart. Tournament...

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High school slowpitch softball: 'Team Griffin' could take center stage in state tournament.

It’s hard to miss the two dozen red shirts with white block letters spelling “Team Griffin” littering the stands. Red — the...

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High school tennis: Grandfather's Christmas gift led Harding Charter Prep junior to state tournament

When Carolyn Eakers-Jarrett was in the first grade, she received a special Christmas present from her grandfather. “My...

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High school state track notebook: Boise City’s Colten Brown nearly breaks Jay Miller’s 30-year-old record

Boise City’s Colten Brown nearly breaks Jay Miller’s 30-year-old record It was Colten Brown’s third race of the day, but he was...

George's value to the Thunder trumped any other player's value to their team

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George posted career highs in most statistical categories, all while playing with two bum shoulders

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High school tennis: Westmoore's Jenna Noel ensures another top-5 finish

Westmoore’s Jenna Noel advanced Saturday into the semifinals in Class 6A’s No. 1 singles, ensuring she will finish in the top...

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Class A baseball: Wright City turns disappointment into drive to win state title

Conner Bastarache was freed up in the end. Down to his last batter no matter the result, the Wright City senior was able to go...

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High school state track: Eye condition just another hurdle for Carney's Haley Newlun to overcome

As Haley Newlun was getting set in lane four, she couldn’t see the three runners to her left. The starter’s gun sounded, and...

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Class B baseball: Roff claims second straight state title

SHAWNEE — Wil Joplin banged his fist into his other open hand and separated them in a flurry. “Basically, I was saying, ‘I...

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High school notebook: OSSAA postpones girls tennis state tournaments

A heavy downpour Friday afternoon washed out the girls tennis state tournaments for the day. The Oklahoma Secondary School...

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High school state track: Cashion girls looking to repeat as Class 2A champs

Dark skies were sweltering in the background, but Madelyn McCabe was focused on clearing the bar. The loudest cheer of the...

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High school state track notebook: Weather postpones 2A-A meet

At 11:50 a.m., sun was shimmering between clouds on the Western Heights track. At 12:06 p.m., a steady rain was coming down,...

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Tulsa Kelley's Zach Middleton commits to OSU

Tulsa Kelley star safety Zach Middleton is headed to Stillwater. Middleton announced Friday afternoon his commitment to...

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Booker T. Washington star Bryce Thompson pick up offers from North Carolina, Michigan State

Thompson received offers from prestigious schools this week, continuing an impressive recruiting cycle for the junior.

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OSSAA postpones Class A, Class B semifinals to Saturday

Friday’s gloomy weather forecast has pushed the Class A and Class B baseball state tournaments out of Chickasaw Bricktown...

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Class B baseball: No. 2 Drummon rallies past No. 7 Whitesboro

SHAWNEE — No. 2-ranked Drummond needed a spark. Seth Gray provided it. Gray doubled and scored in the fifth inning to tie the...

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High school girls golf state tournament notebook: Oklahoma Christian School claims Class 2A state title

Golf carts swarmed the first hole. Spectators whispered. Oklahoma Christian School golfer Makenzi Duncan lined up her putt from...

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High school girls golf: Edmond North's Grace Griggs shows integrity in Huskies' title repeat

Grace Griggs wanted to forget her first-round total. It was irrelevant. Edmond North’s senior golfer didn’t even add up her...

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Wright City's big fifth inning lifts Lumberjax over Southwest Covenant

With two quick outs in the top of the fifth inning, Southwest Covenant baseball coach Jeff Deckard’s thoughts started to turn...

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High school tennis: Tennis players to watch at state tournament

The girls high school state tennis tournaments begin Friday at Oklahoma City Tennis Center. Here are players to watch in each...

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High school girls tennis: Oklahoma Christian School's Mary Streller making most of shorter schedule

EDMOND – It didn’t take long for the racket to feel normal in Mary Streller’s grasp. The junior at Oklahoma Christian School...

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High school track: Athletes to watch at the Class 4A-A state track and field meets

The state track and field meets for Classes 4A-A are scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The Class 2A-A meet is at Western...

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High school baseball: Players to watch in Class A, Class B state tournaments

The Class A and Class B baseball state tournaments begin Thursday, with Class A being played at Dolese Park and Class B at...

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High school baseball: Asher's tradition continues with 85th appearance in state tournament

ASHER — Ten years ago, Shane Coker noticed the biggest crowd he had ever seen at an Asher game. Fans from all over the...

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High School Soccer Playoffs

Playoff Pairings Class 6A Boys First Round Wednesday, May 1 U.S. Grant 3, Southmoore 0 Deer Creek at Mustang Tulsa Union 4,...

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High school girls golf: Kingfisher's Maddi Kamas looking to cap stellar sophomore season with state title

Maddi Kamas couldn’t take her eyes off the putting green. After shooting an opening-round 3-over 73, Kingfisher’s sophomore...

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High school girls golf state tournament notebook: Noble teammates leading Class 5A

Jaelynn Unger knew the ground was wet and the wind was blowing. She knew it was the state tournament and she should probably be...

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Softball tournament postponed again

Slowpitch softball will have to wait until next week. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Wednesday...

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Durant girls golf team rode emotional roller-coaster with coach through wife's car accident, son's birth

Over the last six weeks, as the team was grinding through its season and preparing to make its run at a state title, the...

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OSSAA again postpones Class 3A-A slowpitch softball state tournaments

Slowpitch softball will have to wait until next week. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Wednesday...

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High school girls golf: OCS freshman Brooklyn Benn leads way with breakout year

EDMOND — Brooklyn Benn’s advantage is all too easy to point out. She literally lives on a golf course. While coaches love to...

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High school girls golf: OKC-area golfers to watch in state tournaments

The girls golf state tournaments begin Wednesday morning with 18 holes, and all five sites are in the Oklahoma City metro. Here...

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Centennial’s Moun’Tae Edmundson Jr. signing with Cowley on Wednesday

Moun’Tae Edmundson Jr.’s stellar senior season earned him a college scholarship.

Felton had a generally positive effect on the Thunder

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Felton didn't play much through two thirds of the season but then joined the Thunder rotation

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OSSAA postpones Class 6A-4A slowpitch softball state tournaments

Tuesday’s heavy rainfall led to another change with the high school slowpitch softball state tournaments. The Oklahoma...

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High school soccer: Westmoore relying on balanced attack, stifling defense entering playoffs

Westmoore soccer coach Robert Williams hasn’t changed his coaching philosophy in his 12 years leading the Jaguars. As the Class...

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High school notebook: OSSAA postpones opening day of slowpitch state tournaments

A poor weather forecast for the week is already bringing changes to the high school sports state tournaments. The Oklahoma...

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Broken Arrow's Myles Slusher commits to Oregon

Broken Arrow star safety Myles Slusher is headed to Oregon, and he made it known in a touching video about his roots. Slusher...

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OSSAA sets Class A, Class B baseball state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Monday the brackets for the Class A and Class B baseball state...

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OSSAA postpones first day of slowpitch softball state tournaments

A poor weather forecast for the week is already bringing changes to the high school sports state tournaments. The Oklahoma...

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Girls wrestling continues to grow in popularity

Standing between two trophies nearly as tall as her, Jordan Blair’s smile was ear to ear. The Bethel High School freshman is a...

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High school notebook: J.W. Mashburn, Jim Bolding headline 2019 OKCPS Hall of Fame class

Former Olympic gold medalist J.W. Mashburn and world-record holder Jim Bolding headlines this year’s class for the Oklahoma...

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High school notebook: Putnam West’s India Morgan continuing to fly

It takes a while for India Morgan to land when she jumps. The sophomore at Putnam West has become one of the state’s top long...

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NFL Draft: Packers select Kingfisher's Jace Sternberger in third round

Jace Sternberger’s winding journey took the next step Friday night.

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Edmond Memorial boys and girls win COAC track meet, Athletes of the Year announced

Edmond Memorial dominated at the COAC track meet Thursday, winning the boys and girls team competitions.

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High school soccer: How three orphans from Haiti became Bethany’s top players

BETHANY – Most of the time, there wasn’t a soccer ball. But there was always a plastic bottle or two. For Eventz Malaska,...

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Sooners offer Kingfisher's Bijan Cortes

Oklahoma is the third school to offer Cortes this month, joining Tulsa and Oral Roberts.

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Kingfisher's Maddi Kamas rolls to regional title

Kingfisher sophomore Maddi Kamas had little trouble in a Class 4A golf regional tournament. The Oklahoma City University commit...

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Edmond North's Emily Miller edges Edlam rival for regional title

Edmond North junior Emily Miller has had a big spring and now she enters next week’s state tournament as a title contender....

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Prep parade: Kingfisher product Jace Sternberger bet on himself and won entering NFL Draft

With each game three years ago, Jace Sternberger grew frustrated. He had one 5-yard reception to his name over a 10-game span...

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High school notebook: Edmond North boys win Tulsa Union Tournament, Heritage Hall places third

After a successful weekend at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Tournament, Edmond North didn’t take time off. The...

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OSSAA sets Class 6A, Class 4A soccer playoff brackets

Class 4A playoffs begin Friday while Class 6A-5A begin next Tuesday. Class 5A bracket will be released following district play.

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U.S. Grant boys, girls finish first in ACAC track meet

The All City Athletic Conference track meet helped U.S. Grant come out on top in the boys and girls team scores. Northwest...

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OSSAA announces Class 5A soccer playoff brackets

Class 5A playoff action begins Tuesday.

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High school notebook: Kingfisher tops rival Tuttle for district title

Last season, Kingfisher was one win from the Class 4A baseball state tournament. The loss in the final game became a rallying...

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Yukon's Kevin James reaches 700 career victories

Longtime Yukon baseball coach Kevin James achieved a big milestone Monday in the Millers’ 10-0 win over Putnam West. The...

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Rain postpones several girls golf regional tournaments

Heavy rainfall wrecked several girls golf regional tournaments scheduled for Tuesday. Class 6A’s west regional at Lake Hefner...

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CHA's Drew Goodman shines in Class 3A qualifier

Christian Heritage sophomore golfer Drew Goodman put on a show in Monday’s Class 3A qualifying tournament. The Oklahoma...

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High school sports: Oklahoma City-area players of the week

Baseball Kale Davis, Westmoore An Oklahoma State signee, Kale Davis had a big week as Westmoore clinched the District 6A-2...

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Westmoore's Jenna Noel, Edmond North's Brogan McLaughlin named COAC singles Players of the Year

McLaughlin and Noel were voted best in the COAC for their performances this season.

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OKC Memorial Marathon: Why Mustang cross country and track athletes volunteer as Safety Net Runners in kids marathon

Benjiman Van Aken wants to share his love of the kids marathon at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon with his teammates. Van...

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High school notebook: OCS throws back-to-back-to-back no-hitters

Oklahoma Christian School’s baseball team is on a roll, and it’s unhittable. The Saints accomplished a rare feat last week with...

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Oklahoma offers McGuinness star, OSU commit Brynden Walker

More than a month after committing to one Bedlam rival, the other is coming after McGuinness star Brynden Walker. Walker...

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Millwood's Varryl Franklin, Putnam City's A.D. Burtschi headline OBCA 2019 Hall of Fame inductees

The ceremony will be held 11 a.m. June 1 in the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center in Ada.

Morris had some career lows during his time with the Thunder

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Morris was disenchanted with the Thunder, but at least it didn't fester

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Former Edmond Memorial guard Curran Scott leaving Tulsa as grad transfer

Scott began his career at UNC-Charlotte before transferring to Tulsa to be closer to home.

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High school notebook: Putnam North's Micah Thomas signs with Texas State

Micah Thomas has found his college home. The Oklahoman’s Super 5 Player of the Year, Thomas signed with Texas State, the school...

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Norman North TE Jake Roberts adds second offer in 24 hours

Two offers in a 24-hour span. Welcome to the world of college recruiting, Jake Roberts. Norman North’s star junior tight end...

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Edmond Santa Fe's Kelsey Johnson signs with Murray State

Edmond Santa Fe senior girls basketball player Kelsey Johnson will get her shot at college basketball. Johnson, who is nearly...

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OBCA sets boys All-Star game rosters

Check out who made the teams here.

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Prep parade: Classen SAS entering football world with OKCPS realignment

Anthony Fogle just wants his players to have the chance to compete. For the past few weeks, Fogle has eyed the signup sheet at...

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High school notebook: Bethany girls win twice on penalty kicks in two days and new dual wrestling districts set by OSSAA

The Bethany girls soccer team has some deserved time off before the Class 4A playoffs start. It was a whirlwind 48 hours for...

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OSSAA board approves new dual state wrestling districts

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors approved the new dual state wrestling districts for the...

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High school notebook: Westmoore pulls away from Norman

Westmoore third baseman Dayton Wolfe has been in big moments in just two years. He played as a freshman for the Jaguars. In the...

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Cardinals promote Sequoyah Tahlequah, NSU product Ryan Helsley

St. Louis Cardinals prospect Ryan Helsley made history Tuesday. The right-handed pitcher was promoted to the big leagues,...

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Yukon’s Myka Heimbach nearing 100 career goals

Yukon star Myka Heimbach is closing in on 100 career goals, but she and the Millers will battle Westmoore for s district title...

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High school sports: Oklahoma City-Area Players of the Week

Baseball Logan Lagasse, Cashion Needing one final push in the Class A coaches’ rankings that were released Monday, Cashion got...

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Edmond Memorial boys, Edmond North girls win COAC golf titles

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference golf championships reside in Edmond. Edmond Memorial’s boys and Edmond North’s girls...

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McLoud's Callie Cardin has big week atop lineup

One week into the lineup change, McLoud slowpitch softball star Callie Cardin likes batting atop the order. Cardin went 17 for...

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OSU, Tulsa extend offers to Ada's Jaxson Robinson

Ada's Jaxson Robinson picked up four Division I offers over the weekend.

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Kingfisher's Matthew Stone, Bijan Cortes pick up offers from Tulsa

The Kingfisher duo is going to see their recruitment take off.

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OSSAA agrees to five-year extension with State Fair Park to host basketball, wrestling state tournaments

High school basketball state tournaments and wrestling state meets will remain at State Fair Park, but a new tradition could be...

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Super 5 boys basketball: Heritage Hall’s Trey Alexander finding niche in the spotlight

It seems as if everyone is gunning for Trey Alexander. Gyms are packed when Heritage Hall is on the road. Parents and fans of...

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Super 5 boys basketball: Tulsa Memorial’s Kalib Boone looking to prove something, even after 3 state titles

TULSA – Even when he tried to ignore them, Kalib Boone heard the doubters. He was too skinny, not strong enough. He was just...

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Super 5 boys basketball: Tulsa Memorial’s Keylan Boone grows into his own during senior season

TULSA – Keylan Boone was constantly pestering Tulsa Memorial coach Robert Allison about his efficiency. Free throws, his...

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Super 5 boys basketball: Jett Sternberger never stopped working for Kingfisher

He didn’t always feel like it, but more days that not you would find Jett Sternberger in the gym. The 6-foot-2 guard always...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Super 5 boys basketball first team

Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall Height: 6-4 Position: Forward Class: Sophomore The story: Trey Alexander poured in 24 points per...

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Super 5 boys basketball: Tough love brought the best out of Putnam North's Micah Thomas

Micah Thomas heard the call come from the bench a few times each game. When it felt like a game was slipping away or things...

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Super 5 boys basketball: A look at past winners

SUPER 5 ROSTERS 2019: Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall; Kalib Boone, Tulsa Memorial; Keylan Boone, Tulsa Memorial; Jett...

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Super 5 boys basketball: Kingfisher's Jared Reese named coach of the year

Jared Reese didn’t let the what ifs linger. After getting upset by Heritage Hall in the Class 4A title game a year ago, the...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Super 5 and all-state boys basketball teams

The Oklahoman's Super 5 roster First team Name;;School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts;; Trey Alexander;;Heritage Hall;;6-4;;F;;So.;;24.0...

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The Oklahoman's Big All-City boys basketball roster

Big All-City First Team Micah Thomas;;Putnam North;;6-0;;G;;Sr.;;29.7 Drew Tennial;;Edmond Memorial;;6-5;;F;;Sr.;;14.4 Dyson...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Big All-City boys basketball first team

Big All-City Dyson Plumley, El Reno Height: 6-3 Position: Guard Class: Senior The story: Plumlee became known for his stellar...

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High school notebook: Choctaw's Rebekah George breaks Class 6A girls soccer scoring record

CHOCTAW – Rebekah George lined up, stared at the goalie and made a proclamation. “This is it.” George netted a penalty kick...

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Micah Thomas rises to the challenge for Putnam North

There’s no more hiding for Micah Thomas. Before the boys basketball season, Thomas was excited at the prospect of leading...

OU football: Expanding beer sales all about luring, keeping new fans

SportsMay 11, 2019

Before voting to expand the sale of alcoholic beverages to all sporting events, the Oklahoma Board of Regents had a question for school president Jim Gallogly. What’s the projected revenue? Gallogly had already told them limited sales of beer...

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Mustang's Kevin Korstjens accepts boys basketball job at Bridge Creek

MUSTANG — Kevin Korstjens is returning to a familiar place and he gets to coach his son. Korstjens was named the new boys...

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John Marshall's Corey Coleman, Centennial's Moun'Tae Edmundson Jr. named ACAC MVPs

Coleman and Edmundson Jr. both starred, earning co-MVP honors.

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Classen SAS' Darianna Littlepage-Buggs named ACAC MVP

Classen SAS star freshman Darianna Littlepage-Buggs led the Comets back to the Class 4A state tournament for a second time in...

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Heritage Hall's Trey Alexander named GMAC MVP

Heritage Hall's Trey Alexander was named Most Valuable Player of the Greater Metro Athletic Conference on Thursday.

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Millwood's Nykale Cramer named GMAC MVP

Millwood star sophomore Nykale Cramer was named the MVP of the Greater Metro Athletic Conference on Thursday after a breakout...

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Little All-City: Jett Sternberger and Kingfisher got defensive to reclaim title

Jett Sternberger wanted to flip the script. Waiting inside the State Fair Arena locker room after a devastating loss to...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Little All-City boys basketball first team

Little All-City Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall Height: 6-4 Position: Forward Class: Sophomore The story: Arguably the state’s...

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OCA announces All-State girls basketball rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Thursday the rosters for its annual All-State girls basketball games that will be...

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Edmond North's Maddie Medina signs with OU

Medina will run cross country and track for the Sooners.

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Choctaw's Rebekah George flips commitment to OSU

George, who had signed with Memphis, will now attend Oklahoma State to play college soccer.

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All-City girls swimming: McGuinness' Hanna Newby established herself as one of greats during career

Hanna Newby loves the journey. That’s what makes leaving behind an illustrious high school swimming career at McGuinness High...

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All-City boys swimming: Norman North's Aiden Hayes defying age with accomplishments

NORMAN — A few weeks back, Aiden Hayes received a reminder of his age from a former Norman North teammate now in college. Hayes...

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Meet The Oklahoman's All-City boys swimming first team

Caleb Gregory, Bridge Creek Class: Junior Event: 50 Freestyle The story: Gregory dominated the Class 5A meet, winning the 50...

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OSU football: Israel Antwine deemed immediately eligible by the NCAA

OSU defensive lineman Israel Antwine will not have to sit out a year after transferring from Colorado

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Meet The Oklahoman's All-City girls swimming first team

Marcia Shaw, Stillwater Class: Sophomore Event: 50 Freestyle The story: A year after winning her debut in the event, Shaw...

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The Oklahoman's All-City boys swimming roster

First team 50 Freestyle: Caleb Gregory, Jr., Bridge Creek 100 Freestyle: Jonathan Tang, Jr., Norman North 100 Butterfly: Daniel...

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The Oklahoman's All-City girls swimming roster

First team 50 Freestyle: Marcia Shaw, So., Stillwater 100 Freestyle: Carlynn Fast, Fr., Putnam City 100 Butterfly: Ashley...

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The Oklahoman's All-City wrestling team rosters

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Meet The Oklahoman's All-City wrestling first team

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All-City wrestling: How Choctaw's Zane Coleman overcame pneumonia to become a 4-time state champ

CHOCTAW — Zane Coleman struggled to breathe. The longer his matches went, the harder it became to do something that should be...

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Former Putnam West star Tyson Jolly named NJCAA All-American

Former Putnam West star Tyson Jolly was named a National Junior College Athletic Association All-American on Monday.

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Meet The Oklahoman's Little All-City girls basketball first team

Player of the Year Katelyn Crosthwait, Washington Height: 5-10 Position: Guard Class: Senior The story: A dynamic scorer who...

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The Oklahoman's Little All-City girls basketball roster

First team Name, School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts. Katelyn Crosthwait, Washington;;5-10;;G;;Sr.;;27.1 Olivia Curtis, Christian...

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Little All-City girls basketball: Washington's Katelyn Crosthwait became gold standard of program

WASHINGTON — Katelyn Crosthwait was out of place seven years ago as she stepped onto the basketball court at Washington High...

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High school sports: Oklahoma City-Area Players of the Week

Baseball Kyler Ayres, Southmoore Kyler Ayres couldn’t be stopped last Tuesday. The Southmoore star hit for the cycle and...

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Mustang to name Scott Hodges new boys basketball coach

Mustang has its new boys basketball coach. The Broncos are set to name Westmoore coach Scott Hodges their new basketball coach,...

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Oklahoma districts form high school esports league

Students in about 10 Oklahoma school districts can participate in competitive video gaming as an extracurricular activity with...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Big All-City girls basketball first team

Delanie Crawford, Piedmont Height: 5-10 Position: Forward Class: Sophomore The story: A move-in from Oklahoma Christian Academy...

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The Oklahoman's Big All-City girls basketball roster

First team Name, School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts. Delanie Crawford, Piedmont;;5-10;;F;;So.;;15.0 Jacie Evans, Norman...

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Super 5 girls basketball: Edmond Santa Fe's Keira Neal triumphed through tragedy

EDMOND — Keira Neal wrote each date with black marker on her basketball shoes as a reminder. 4-4-16. 11-5-17. They mark tragedy...

Nader took good shots but didn't pass much

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Super 5 girls basketball: Seiling's Karly Gore survived a few calamities to lead way to historic career

SEILING — With glue unable to slow the bleeding from her ring finger, Karly Gore pleaded with her mom not to tell dad. Bryan...

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Super 5 girls basketball: Howe's Jalei Oglesby latest town hero following title run

HOWE — Jalei Oglesby spent her entire life looking at the Gatorade banner featuring Stephanie McGhee’s name. Oglesby wanted to...

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Super 5 girls basketball: Seiling's Macy Gore relished underdog role at small school

SEILING — Macy Gore always felt like the underdog. That’s hard to believe considering how her career ended at Seiling High...

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Super 5 girls basketball: Holland Hall's Gabby Gregory rose to top of state's players while making a statement

TULSA — A month ago, Holland Hall senior Gabby Gregory grabbed her cell phone and opened Twitter with a new purpose. She had...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Super 5 girls basketball first team

Karly Gore, Seiling Height: 5-10 Position: Forward Class: Senior The story: A dynamic player inside and outside at any level,...

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The Oklahoman's Super 5, All-state girls basketball rosters

First team Name, School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts. Karly Gore, Seiling;;5-10;;F;;Sr.;;17.2 Macy Gore, Seiling;;5-8;;PG;;Sr.;;15.4...

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Super 5 girls basketball: Anadarko coach Jeff Zinn's system continued to work

ANADARKO — As a young coach, Jeff Zinn devised a system he thought fool-proof. Size and speed weren’t involved, though they...

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OKC Dodgers journal: Locust Grove native Adrian Houser shines opposite Clayton Kershaw

San Antonio’s Adrian Houser, a Locust Grove graduate, returned to Oklahoma on Thursday and pitched opposite Clayton Kershaw....

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High school soccer: Tom Pecore looking to build Newcastle boys soccer program

NEWCASTLE – The offer was too promising for Tom Pecore to turn down. The former Putnam North soccer coach, who had spent 18...

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Edmond Santa Fe turns triple play to beat Edmond North

With the bases loaded and no outs in the final inning, Edmond Santa Fe found some magic to close out an 8-5 win over rival...

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High school track: How Cashion's Madelyn McCabe became an All-American high jumper

CASHION – Madelyn McCabe is familiar with the drive to Edmond and Kingfisher. The junior on Cashion’s track team needed to find...

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Norman North's Jacie Evans named COAC Player of the Year

Senior Jacie Evans was recently named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Player of the Year after leading Norman North to...

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Tuttle's Carson Berryhill commits to OU

A two-sport star at Tuttle, Carson Berryhill is heading to OU to wrestle.

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Prep parade: Norman Cade Horton a star in baseball with bright football future

NORMAN — Two nights ago, Cade Horton stood atop the pitcher’s mound at Norman High School and stared down a possible future...

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Norman LB Cole Thompson commits to OSU

Less than a week after receiving an offer from the Cowboys, Norman linebacker Cole Thompson committed to Oklahoma State on...

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Former Putnam West star Tyson Jolly heading to SMU

Jolly was The Oklahoman’s Big All-City Player of the Year and a Super 5 selection in 2015 after averaging 20.2 points, 9.1...

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OCA announces 2019 All-State boys basketball rosters

The small school game will begin at 7 p.m. July 25 at the Mabee Center in Tulsa.

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High school notebook: Broken Arrow to begin first girls varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma

Broken Arrow made Oklahoma high school wrestling history Monday. The school announced it was starting the first girls varsity...

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Deer Creek boys, Norman girls have successful weekends at Deer Creek Invitational

The Deer Creek boys and Norman girls soccer teams had successful weekends at the Deer Creek Invitational.

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Broken Arrow to begin first girls varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma

Broken Arrow announced Monday it was beginning the first girls varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma.

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High school sports: Oklahoma City-area Players of the Week

BASEBALLJace Bohrofen, WestmooreJace Bohrofen is a nightmare for most opponents when he steps into the batter’s box. Lawton...

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Former Midwest City standout Keyshawn Embery-Simpson transferring to Tulsa

The former Arkansas guard, who averaged four points per game as a freshman, is returning to the state to play college ball.

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Heritage Hall garners 2 second-place finishes in girls Tournament of Champions

The Heritage Hall girls tennis team captured two second-place finishes in the Tournament of Champions on Thursday.

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Heritage Hall, Edmond North pick up victories in boys Tournament of Champions

Heritage Hall and Edmond North picked up victories in three of four championship matches at the Tournament of Champions on Friday.

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OGBCA announces annual All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association announced Friday night its rosters for the annual All-State games following...

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2019 COAC All-Conference boys basketball teams announced

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference announced its boys basketball All-Conference selections Friday.

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OSU offers Norman LB Cole Thompson

Norman linebacker Cole Thompson’s recruitment is just taking shape, but he took a big step forward Friday. Oklahoma State...

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Al Miller was the first to coach Carl Albert to a state championship

Miller was a big winner at Tuttle and Carl Albert, then retired after his first state championship

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2019 COAC All-Conference wrestling teams announced

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference announced its All-Conference wrestling squads on Thursday.

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High school soccer: Piedmont's Maci Attalla working to give back like her late mother

PIEDMONT – Maci Attalla had to grow up. Quickly. Her mother, Carrie, died four years ago from pancreatic cancer. She was...

Patrick Patterson remained a 'complete pro' as his role shrunk on the Thunder

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Before Markieff Morris arrived in Oklahoma City, Billy Donovan had a conversation with Patrick Patterson. Patterson had already given his starting spot to Jerami Grant. Now, he was about to lose his spot in the rotation. “Patrick was a...

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Field conditions force cancellation of some OKC Dodgers High School Baseball Series games

To get the playing field in shape for the OKC Dodgers home opener next Thursday, some high school games scheduled at the...

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High school notebook: Millwood's Cecilia Robinson-Woods named next OSSAA board president

Millwood’s Cecilia Robinson-Woods will have a new title next school year. The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association...

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Prep parade: Wellston and Okeene latest to seek path to solve football participation problem

Curtis Wartchow sees no other way to save not only football, but other athletic programs at Wellston High School. Wellston must...

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Pro baseball: A look at Oklahomans in MLB, minor leagues entering opening day

Here’s a look at players, coaches and managers with Oklahoma connections in professional baseball. The Major League Baseball...

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Tuttle's Luke Surber commits to OSU

Tuttle junior Luke Surber is going to wrestle for Oklahoma State.

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Bethany's Gray Adams throws no-hitter in rout of Seminole

Call it a banner day of pitching in the Oklahoma City area. Bethany’s Gray Adams threw Tuesday’s second no-hitter, this time...

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McGuinness' Michael Feighny throws second no-hitter in 15 days

For the second time in 15 days, McGuinness pitcher Michael Feighny was unhittable. Feighny threw no-hitter in a 13-0 win over...

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High school notebook: Edmond North's Maddie Medina breaks two school records

Maddie Medina had a record-breaking spring break.Edmond North’s senior distance runner broke two school records in Texas. On...

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Booker T. Washington's JJ Hester narrows college choices

Another Tulsa-area recruit has narrowed down his college choices. Tulsa Booker T. Washington star receiver JJ...

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Yukon's Josh Sanders outduels Mustang's Dax Fulton in win

Two Division I pitchers collided in a big rivalry baseball game Monday night, and it did not disappoint. Texas Tech commit Josh...

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High school notebook: Millwood names Dava Albert new girls basketball coach

Millwood has again found a successor for legendary girls basketball coach Arnelia Spears, and this time it’s a former player....

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Edmond North rolls to Arizona championship

New Edmond North coach Gary Bandy felt the spring break tournament in Arizona was more important than the wins and losses. It...

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Edmond Santa Fe wins Arizona tournament

Edmond Santa Fe is rolling now. The Wolves upset national powerhouse IMG Academy on a walk-off error in the semifinals of the...

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High school notebook: Broken Arrow DB Myles Slusher announces top-10 schools

One of the state’s top junior defensive backs narrowed his recruitment list to 10 schools over the weekend, and Oklahoma State...

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NFL Draft: Mock if you will, but unknown Joel Blumenthal might just get draft weekend call

Joel Blumenthal wanted to block out every distraction. A solid plan on the biggest day of his life. But a couple times when a...

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Oklahoma 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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Putnam North's Micah Thomas reopens recruitment

Micah Thomas is looking for a new place to play college basketball.

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Michael Fulmer may require season-ending surgery

Surgery recommended for Michael Fulmer Former Edmond Deer Creek hurler Michael Fulmer may require Tommy John surgery. After...

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Putnam City North's Micah Thomas named Big Ten Conference Player of Year

The Big Ten Conference announced its All-Conference awards Tuesday.

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Three boys and girls tennis players to watch this season

As the high school tennis season starts, here are three boys and girls from across the Oklahoma City area to keep an eye on:...

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High school tennis: Will Kaiser's time at academy paves way for strong senior season

Will Kaiser wanted a new challenge. After two seasons in the Heritage Hall boys tennis program, Kaiser had won all but two...

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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 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 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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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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Five boys and girls track athletes to watch this season

Boys Dakari Charlton, Sr., Edmond Memorial: Oklahoma State and Kansas are among schools recruiting Charlton, who won his first...

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Casady's Sam Bass is using his cross country experience to help him in track

Sam Bass doesn’t wear a watch anymore when he races. It’s a common thing many runners do so they can track their times. Bass...

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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...

Burton played well when teamed with Thunder's primary players

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Burton didn't shoot well from either line -- the 3-point or foul line

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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...

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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...