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Little All-City Basketball Roundup: Dale's Chastain gets hot early

Chastain was named the East MVP for her performance, which also included six rebounds and two blocks.

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Mount St. Mary hires former Douglass coach

Mount St. Mary announced the hiring of its next football coach on Tuesday.

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Mount St. Mary hires former Douglass coach Willis Alexander

Mount St. Mary announced the hiring of its next football coach on Tuesday.  In a tweet, Mount St. Mary announced that...

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Norman North hires Mount St. Mary boys basketball coach Kellen McCoy

When looking for its next head basketball coach, Norman North had to cross rivalry lines.

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High schools sports notebook: COAC announces baseball team

Following a breakout season, Mustang outfielder Logan Glass was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Offensive Player...

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Tuttle hires former Norman North coach Bryan Merritt

Weeks after stepping down at Norman North, coach Bryan Merritt has a new landing spot.  Merritt was announced as the next...

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Midwest City's DeClaudio Irvin continues breakout spring in OCABCA game

Midwest City star shortstop DeClaudio Irvin had a breakout spring and he showed why Wednesday night.

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COAC All-Conference baseball team set

Following a breakout season, Mustang outfielder Logan Glass was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Offensive Player...

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High school sports notebook: Capitol Hill hires veteran football coach Dan Cocannouer as athletic director

Dan Cocannouer spent the past nine seasons as the head football coach at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, his alma mater.

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OCA announces All-State golf rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for this summer’s annual All-State golf teams. The tournament...

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Capitol Hill hires veteran football coach Dan Cocannouer as athletic director

Dan Cocannouer has been retired about six months and he already knows it doesn’t work for him. So, the longtime football coach...

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Meet of Champions notebook: Larrison breaks meet records in shot and discus

MOORE — Competing in his future college duds, Moore thrower Patrick Larrison found the same results. The senior came to the...

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Guthrie hires Malcolm Roberts

Guthrie is turning to longtime Oklahoma City Public Schools coach Malcolm Roberts to revitalize its girls basketball program....

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Mount St. Mary hires Lauren McCulloch as new girls basketball coach

Mount St. Mary has named Lauren McCulloch its new girls basketball coach. McCulloch, an AAU coach in the summer, is also a P.E....

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How Don McNeill's career was forgotten — and why it's worth remembering

Don McNeill is among the inaugural class in the Oklahoma City Public Schools Sports Hall of Fame. While his accomplishments...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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High school sports notebook: Mount St. Mary coach leaving for Texas Tech

Mount St. Mary football coach Derick Perkins always dreamed of working in the collegiate ranks. Now he's going to get his...

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OCABCA All-Star Game scheduled for Wednesday

The annual Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game is set for Wednesday night. The game is scheduled at 6...

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McGuinness hires Jim Gasso, husband of OU coach Patty Gasso

McGuinness has landed a familiar name to Oklahoma softball fans to lead its high school program. The Irish announced Monday the...

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High school sports: 2018 college signing list

With high school sports for the 2017-18 school year complete, here is a look at athletes around the state who have signed to...

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Elgin stuns Blanchard to win championship

Elgin's charmed run nearly took a devastating turn. But magic doesn't always run out, and Saturday night the Owls went from...

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Heritage Hall wins again; Edmond North regains crown

Heritage Hall wins fifth straight boys tennis state championship. Edmond North captures first title in three years.

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Class 3A baseball: Jones junior Jarren Maples bounces back to lead way to title

Jones captures first ever baseball state championship with 9-7 win over Oktaha.

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Del City girls claim third straight track title

YUKON — For the third straight year, the Del City girls track team is heading home with the team title. After putting up 106...

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Class 5A track notebook: Carl Albert runs away with boys team title

As Dadrion Taylor crossed the finish line first during the Class 5A boys 1,600-meter relay, he raised his arms to signal a Carl...

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Class 2A baseball: Silo tops Dale to continue title tradition

Silo won a second straight Class 2A title, giving its veteran coach another title in his storied career.

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Class 6A state track notebook: Edmond Memorial wins boys and girls title

For senior long-distance runner Jed Helker, experience pays dividends. Running the 800 meter race, Helker was forced to the...

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Broken Arrow 30-yard shot beats Mustang for 6A girls state title

As the sun set on Taft Stadium on Friday, Mustang's resolute defense was following a similar script to its semifinal win a week...

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Jones beats Victory Christian for first state title game appearance

EDMOND — Dylan Weiher watched the grounder chop its way down the first-base line, knowing Jones accomplished a feat it never...

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Class 5A-6A track and field notebook: Del City's Sapp channels alter-ego to take high jump title

On meet day, Del City senior Sidney Sapp has to turn to her alter ego for confidence. Despite being a senior and a back-to-back...

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Throwing for Moore: How the Lions are trying to build a throwing dynasty

YUKON — Patrick Larrison and Megan Bradford stopped outside of Yukon's stadium to take a picture with their coach. Larrison put...

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Class 4A baseball: Blanchard rallies to top rival Tuttle

Blanchard scored six runs in the seventh to blow open a tie game and advance to the state title game.

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Top seeds all advance to semifinals in 6A

Heritage Hall and Riverfield are setting the pace for Class 5A in the team race. Both schools advanced everyone in singles and...

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Guthrie's Hopfer back at state despite health issues

Hopfer wasn’t sure until Sunday whether he would play in Monday’s regional tennis tournament for a chance to return to the...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with high schools writer Jacob Unruh

We're in the final couple days of the high school Spring sports championships. Come talk about it all with prep writer Jacob...

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Class 4A baseball: Tuttle rallies to top Grove

Tuttle returned to the state tournament following a year-long absence and was able to rally late to beat Grove.

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Owasso shuts down Mustang to reach semifinals

Owasso starter Nate Wohlgemuth was two outs away from a complete-game victory in his first state tournament appearance Thursday...

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Harrison's six innings of no-hit ball leads Jones past Adair

In the Longhorns’ 7-1 victory against No. 7 Adair in the Class 3A state tournament, Harrison struck out eight batters on 101...

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Claremore, Pryor and Bishop Kelly advance in Class 5A

Claremore (24-12) advanced to play Bishop Kelley (27-6) in the semifinals at 4 p.m. Friday on the Broken Arrow diamond.

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Dale rallies against Panama

Dale coach Jerry Sanford was unhappy with the Pirates' first game of the state tournament. Upset, but proud. "We were working...

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Mustang coming in hot to first championship match

The head official approached Mustang soccer coach Lindsay Riggs before the start of the Class 6A semifinals match against Norman.

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Mount St. Mary senior Jack Wagner relaxed and ready

For Mount St. Mary senior Jack Wagner, everything is already set.

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Class 6A-5A track athletes to watch

The state track and field meets for Classes 5A 6A are scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Yukon High School.

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Class 4A, 5A and 6A tennis players to watch

The boys high school state tennis tournaments begin Friday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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High school baseball: Hudson Woods' breakout season leads Choctaw back to state tournament

Choctaw senior Hudson Woods is known more his ability at quarterback, but his breakout season on the diamond has the...

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

Here are seven OKC-area players to watch in this weekend's high school baseball state tournaments.

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Mustang beats Norman, advances to championship

MUSTANG — With 23 minutes to go in the Class 6A girls state semifinal, Mustang freshman Kyla Lovelace lay face down in the...

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High school golf: OCS star Jaxon Dowell doesn't let diabetes get in way of title run

Oklahoma Christian School sophomore Jaxon Dowell has Type 1 diabetes, yet he still dominated the Class 3A golf state...

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High school golf notebook: Edmond North wins another title

Edmond North coach Brock VanCleave has been around the program for four years, and he is always in awe of their ability on a...

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

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the Class 3A and Class 2A baseball state tournament brackets...

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High school golf notebook: Oklahoma Christian School, Christian Heritage set for final clash

Class 3A powers Oklahoma Christian School and Christian Heritage Academy enter Tuesday's final round of the state tournament...

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State tournament a dream come true for Broken Bow exchange student

CUSHING — When Matsudaira Tadano was looking for schools, he searched the web for Oklahoma and golf. Somehow, he found Broken...

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Class 6A-4A baseball state tournament brackets set

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association set the brackets for three of the five baseball state tournaments this...

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High school sports notebook: Altus coach named NWCA Scholastic Coach of the Year

For his dedication to wrestling and perseverance while battling a deadly disease, former Altus High School coach Nick Williams...

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High school golf: Oklahoma City-area golfers to watch in state tournaments

Here is a look at some golfers from the Oklahoma City area to watch in this week's boys state tournaments.

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High school golf: Edmond Memorial aiming for coveted team title

Edmond Memorial has never won the boys golf team title since the school split in 1993. Behind senior Trent Lutze, the Bulldogs...

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Class 4A-3A track: Millwood girls come from behind to claim 400 relay crown

As Brianna Berry got the baton handoff, she had two girls to catch in the last leg of the 3A girls 400 relay.

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Cashion wins first-ever state track championship

Despite not having a track to practice on, the Cashion girls won the Class 2A state championship on Saturday

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Heritage Hall's Thompson caps off perfect tennis season

Heritage Hall freshman Brooke Thompson, daughter of the late Brooks Thompson, wins the Class 5A No. 1 singles title

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Leedey's Colton Hunter pushes limit to win second straight Class B baseball title

Leedey senior Colton Hunter threw 119 pitches, but struck out 13 in a 2-1 win over Drummond for the Class B state championship.

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High school baseball: No. 3 Roff routs No. 1 Tushka for first title since 2011

Roff finally got the breaks it had hunted for the past seven years to win the state title.

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Cordell's Berkley Price closes career with 14 gold medals

Cordell senior Berkley Price will continue her track and field career at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee

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Hennessey freshman came to state meet ready to throw

Hennessey's Madison Collier easily out-distanced her competition on Saturday, her best toss coming on her last throw when she...

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Why an Edmond couple is striving to reignite track in OKC schools

After their son Simon committed suicide, Don and Shellie Greiner realized they wanted to make their days count even more....

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High school soccer roundup: Edmond North's Dike dominates

In a revenge match against Deer Creek, Edmond North senior Daryl Dike wasn't messing around. He helped the Huskies beat Deer...

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Purcell's Brock Hottel takes it to new heights

MOORE — After launching himself more than 17-feet in the air, Purcell senior Brock Hottel had some time to think on the way...

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Red Oak, Shattuck win state championships

CLASS A RED OAK 9, CANEY 5 Red Oak leadoff hitter Darcie McCullar hit a two-out bases clearing triple in the second inning to...

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Eddinger's two home runs lift Rattan to title

Alex Eddinger's first two state tournament at-bats were rough ones. Her final two more than made up for the start. The Rattan...

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From a football family, Thomas' Nick Roof carved his path in track

The grandson of Hall of Fame football coach Kenneth Roof, Nick Roof overcame a brain injury in a football game to thrive in...

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Basketball bloodlines present at state tennis tournament

The daughters of Brooks Thompson, Brent Price and Billy Donovan were playing in the state high school tennis tournament Friday...

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Class A baseball: No. 3 Roff rallies to stun No. 2 Wright City

No. 3 Roff rallied late to knock off No. 2 Wright City in the Class A baseball state semifinals.

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Class 4A-3A state track notebook: Blanchard's Nance takes home long jump crown

Blanchard's Jamie Nance said his reason for taking on the long jump this year was simple. He can jump really well. “I think I'm...

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Regent Prep's Gilbreath breaks state meet record

Regent Prep junior Ellie Gilbreath broke the Class A state meet record in the 3,200 meters

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Playing tennis in the Panhandle

Beaver doesn’t have country club kids in its high school program because there is no country club in Beaver.

The OK -- The Travel Issue

LifeMay 6, 2018

As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Class B baseball: Leedey routs Granite to return to title game

No. 1 Leedey routed Granite to set up a matchup with No. 2 Drummond for the Class B baseball state championship.

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Jenks to name defensive coordinator Keith Riggs head coach

Longtime Jenks assistant football Keith Riggs is taking over the program. Riggs was announced as the Trojans’ new head football...

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Edmond North girls win first golf title in 15 years

BARTLESVILLE — Edmond North coach Brock VanCleave wanted to encourage senior Emily Jackson on Thursday. She was on the sixth...

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Top-ranked Tushka edges OCA

Tushka, Roff and Wright City advance with victories in Class A state baseball tournament.

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Players to watch at the Oklahoma state track and field meets

The state track and field meets for Classes A through 4A are scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The Class A and 2A meets will...

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John Marshall announces plan for new athletic facility

John Marshall High School announced Wednesday plans to build a new athletic facility for more than $900,000 that will house a...

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Tennis players to watch at Oklahoma state tournament

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

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Deer Creek excited for state tournament chance

After cruising to the No. 1 singles championship match of the state regional tournament last week, Issabella Pensavalle found...

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Goldston pitches Leedey past Southwest Covenant

Leedey’s Christopher Goldston showed off his arm, his legs and his eye in leading the top-ranked Bison past upstart Southwest...

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Plainview repeats as Class 4A champs

Katie Finley shot 144 and finished third individually to lead Plainview, which had four golfers finish in the top seven.

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Broken Arrow offensive lineman's decommitment leaves Oklahoma with three 2020 commitments

Broken Arrow offensive lineman Andrew Raym announced his decision to decommit from Oklahoma on Thursday night

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ShaeBug Scarberry, Purcell teammates have mixed emotions with Oklahoma golf titles

Purcell star senior ShaeBug Scarberry won her third individual title in four years while helping her team do the same, but it...

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Anadarko promotes Chris Paddlety to head football coach

Chris Paddlety has always dreamed of being a head coach. Now he gets that chance at his alma mater. Paddlety was named the new...

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Weather cancels Class 5A girls golf tournament, pushes start times of others

Heavy rainfall wiped out one state golf tournament and pushed the start times of others Thursday. The Class 5A girls golf state...

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Washington girls golf in contention

Washington finished the day at Aqua Canyon Golf Course in Guthrie with a team score of 379, good enough for third place after...

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John Marshall announces plans for new athletic facility

John Marshall High School announced Wednesday plans to build a new athletic facility for more than $900,000 that will house a...

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High school girls golf notebook: Southmoore's Madison Smith doesn't let scoliosis slow her down

Southmoore senior Madison Smith was diagnosed with scoliosis in the fourth grade. Now in her first state tournament, she has a...

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High school baseball: Three things to know about Class A, Class B state tournaments

Both Class A and Class B baseball state tournaments start Thursday. Here are a few things to know.

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High school baseball: Southwest Covenant built from ground up to make state tournament

Southwest Covenant doesn't have a home baseball field, but it's still in its first state tournament Thursday.

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Class 3A-A slowpitch softball championships postponed until Friday

Possible inclement weather postponed at least one state tournament Wednesday. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities...

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High school soccer roundup: Mustang girls get revenge against Yukon

Mustang opened its playoff matchup with rival Yukon with two things going the Broncos way. The wind and a thirst for revenge....

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High school slowpitch softball roundup: Dale rolls to third straight state championship

Dale routed Silo for a third straight slowpitch softball state championship by the power of Mikayla Rutland.

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High school slowpitch softball: Westmoore's Jade Strickland hits walkoff for title

Westmoore's Jade Strickland hit a walk-off home run in the seventh to lift the Jaguars to the Class 6A slowpitch title in a...

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Santa Fe South hopes step up has it ready for postseason

Santa Fe South soccer coach Wesley Furley felt like his kids needed a lesson in fun. As the Class 5A and 6A state boys soccer...

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High school girls golf: Four local players to watch in the state tournaments

Here are four girls golfers to watch from the Oklahoma City area in this week's state tournaments.

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High school girls golf: Edmond Memorial freshman Lilly Whitley has rapidly improved

Edmond Memorial freshman Lilly Whitley enters Wednesday's state tournament having won 5 of 9 tournaments this spring, including...

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High school slowpitch state tournament brackets released

The annual slowpitch softball state tournaments begin Tuesday at ASA Hall of Fame Complex with Class 6A, Class 5A and Class...

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High school sports: Bill to separate large schools appears dead

A new Senate Bill was introduced Monday in a Joints Committee that would place six schools - Broken Arrow, Tulsa Union, Jenks,...

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High school slowpitch softball: Dale's Mikayla Rutland showing power surge

Dale senior Mikayla Rutland hit 11 home runs last spring, but enters Tuesday's state tournament with 39.

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New bill could have huge impact on large-school athletics

A new Senate Bill was introduced Monday that could shift the landscape of large-school athletics throughout the state. Under...

How did the Oklahoma state health department build a slush fund worth millions?

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health appeared bankrupt because no one at the top fully understood the accounting mechanisms that had built up a “slush fund” worth millions, according to a grand jury and the state’s auditors.

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Class A, Class B baseball state tournament brackets set

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

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Codey McElroy's wild journey leads to NFL

Codey McElroy’s wild journey continues. The former Chattanooga High School two-sport star has played professional baseball and...

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High school sports notebook: Hill narrowing choices

Hill narrowing choices Tulsa Washington star Dax Hill remains the state's top 2019 football recruit. And he's narrowing down...

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Tulsa Washington's Dax Hill names top six schools

Tulsa Washington star Dax Hill remains the state’s top 2019 recruit. And he’s narrowing down his college choices. Hill...

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High school notebook: Millwood's Houston has busy recruiting week

Millwood receiver De'Mariyon Houston continues to attract the attention of college football teams from across the country. This...

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Anadarko's Kent Jackson resigns as football coach

Kent Jackson spent the past 14 years shaping his alma mater into a football powerhouse. Now, he’s ready to watch from afar....

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Dale names Frontier's Eric Smith new girls basketball coach

Dale High School is turning its girls basketball program over to one of Northwest Oklahoma’s top coaches. Eric Smith will be...

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High school sports notebook: Cashion’s Manning wins 2A regional

Cashion senior Sydney Manning is a star on the basketball court. But on the golf course she lacked a tournament victory. What...

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Prep parade: Cleats for Kids, Under Armour working to help local athletes

Cleats for Kids and Under Armour have donated thousands of pairs of football cleats to local schools.

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OSSAA votes down second proposal on private vs. public school split

A second proposal by Blanchard superintendent Jim Beckham to separate public and private schools during for postseason play was...

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Oklahoma high school sports notebook: Blanchard superintendent still aiming to split private schools

Blanchard superintendent Jim Beckham is taking another shot at separating private schools and public schools in high school...

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Southwest Covenant's Sam Webb has big week

Southwest Covenant senior Sam Webb was a star on the football field and basketball court. Last weekend, he was equally...

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Bethany hires OBU's Quinn Wooldridge as next boys basketball coach

After three seasons at Oklahoma Baptist University, Quinn Wooldridge is heading to Bethany High. Wooldridge, who stepped down...

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Moore freshman Aaliyah Moore adds Texas offer

Moore star freshman Aaliyah Moore appears poised for a big offseason. The 6-foot-2 forward picked up a scholarship offer from...

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The Oklahoman's high school athletes of the week

Baseball Payton Hooper, Mount St. Mary In a big week for the Rockets, Payton Hooper delivered as a pitcher and batter. Hooper,...

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High school notebook: Mustang tops Westmoore in title rematch

Mustang beat Westmoore 7-3 behind a series of strong defensive plays in a Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Tournament game.

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Piedmont's Tim Price headed to Community Christian

Tim Price’s tenure as Piedmont’s girls basketball coach lasted one year. Price resigned this week to become the boys...

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Vici plays ball amid week of loss and devastation

Since igniting last week, the Rhea fire has burned more than 260,000 acres, destroyed more than 30 homes and claimed the lives...

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Norman North boys basketball coach Merritt resigns

Norman North's Bryan Merritt said he took some time over spring break to analyse his performance at Norman North and thinks...

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Norman North coach Bryan Merritt resigning from boys basketball position

Norman North coach Bryan Merritt is stepping down as boys basketball coach.  Merritt told The Norman Transcript on...

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High Schools Sports Notebook: Choctaw soccer excited for playoff possibilities

After trailing 1-0 with less than eight minutes to go before half, the Choctaw girls soccer team responded with two goals in...

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Prep parade: McLoud's Wyatt and Wesley Olds making most of season together

McLoud senior pitcher Wyatt Olds has a bright future on the mound, but he's loving his final season playing with his freshman...

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High school notebook: All-City Athletic Conference awards announced

Douglass star guard Caleigh Stevenson and Star Spencer star Latarryus Smith were named the All-City Athletic Conference's...

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Douglass' Caleigh Stevenson, Star Spencer's Latarryus Smith named top players in conference

Douglass star guard Caleigh Stevenson and Star Spencer star Latarryus Smith were named the All-City Athletic Conference’s...

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Blanchard's Jamie Nance adds more offers

Blanchard junior speedster Jamie Nance’s college offer sheet keeps growing. Monday, he added two scholarship offers to bring...

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Norman North to hire McGuinness' Justin Jones to lead football program

Justin Jones has built McGuinness into a perennial Class 5A state championship contender and now he’ll look to take that...

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The Oklahoman's High School Athletes of the Week

Baseball Rhett Kouba, El Reno Rhett Kouba stretched himself for El Reno in a huge moment. The senior pitcher and shortstop...

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Tulsa Memorial's Boone twins commit to play basketball at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State has landed a new pair of twins.  Tulsa Memorial forwards Kalib and Keylan Boone announced on twitter that...

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The history of the Super 5

Super 5 rosters 2018: Kalib Boone, Tulsa Memorial; Mason Harrell, Carl Albert; Adokiye Iyaye, Putnam City North; Tauriawn...

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Ryan Wagner guides PC North to first ever title

Ryan Wagner, Putnam City North As time ticked down in the Class 6A title game, Putnam City North coach Ryan Wagner felt the...

Auto thefts decline in Oklahoma City

NewsMay 14, 2018

Auto thefts in Oklahoma City have declined by about 30 percent since 2012. Police said although it's difficult to say why the number of thefts increase or decrease from one year to the next, advances in technology likely have played a role in the...

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The Oklahoman's Super 5, All-State boys basketball rosters

The Oklahoman's Super 5 boys basketball roster First team Name, School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts. Kalib Boone, Tulsa...

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Tulsa Memorial's Kalib Boone loves a good block party

Kalib Boone, Tulsa Memorial TULSA — Tulsa Memorial forward Kalib Boone believes the more embarrassing the play, the better. The...

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Mason Harrell ready for big things at the next level

MIDWEST CITY — Mason Harrell never let his size dictate how he wanted to play. Time and time again, the 5-foot-9 Carl Albert...

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Northwest Classen's Mo Wilson looks to carry on family legacy

Mo Wilson, Northwest Classen Mo Wilson II is carrying on the family legacy. After helping Northwest Classen make a deep...

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Putnam City North's mantra exemplified in Adokiye Iyaye

Adokiye Iyaye, Putnam City North Putnam City North has tried to live by its motto all year. Hungry. Humble. Hard work. But it's...

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Meet The Oklahoman's Super 5 boys basketball first team

Player of the Year Mason Harrell, Carl Albert Height: 5-9 Position: Guard Class: Senior The story: The Texas State signee...

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Edmond Santa Fe's Tauriawn Knight lives for the big moments

Tauriawn Knight, Edmond Santa Fe Tauriawn Knight likes it when the stakes are high. The Edmond Santa Fe guard said he feels...

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The Oklahoman's Big All-City boys basketball roster

First team Name, School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts. Mason Harrell, Carl Albert;;5-9;;G;;Sr.;;32.4 Adokiye Iyaye, Putnam City...

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

Player of the Year Mason Harrell, Carl Albert Height: 5-9 Position: Guard Class: Senior The story: One of the most electric...

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Why coaches around the state love Carl Albert's Mason Harrell

MIDWEST CITY — Shawnee coach Ron Arthur walked into the Carl Albert gym on Wednesday to catch the last bit of Mason Harrell's...

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Westmoore names Matt Thornton new girls basketball coach

Matt Thornton is happy to be home. Thornton was named Westmoore’s new girls basketball coach earlier this week 12 years...

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

Player of the Year Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall Height: 6-4 Position: Forward Class: Freshman The story: Became an immediate...

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High school football: Jenks football coach Allan Trimble retires

Jenks football coach Allan Trimble retires after coaching past two seasons with ALS.

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Remarkable year just the beginning for Heritage Hall's Trey Alexander

Heritage Hall coach Chris Hamilton only had to get onto his freshman once. It was halftime of the state championship game,...

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The Oklahoman's Little All-City boys basketball roster

The Oklahoman's Little All-City boys basketball roster First Team Name, School;;Ht.;;Pos.;;Cl.;;Pts. Trey Alexander, Heritage...

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High school notebook: OCA announces All-State girls basketball teams

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Thursday the rosters for its annual All-State girls basketball game this summer. The...

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Jenks football coach Allan Trimble announces retirement

JENKS — Legendary Jenks football coach Allan Trimble officially announced his retirement Thursday morning as he battles...

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Seiling's Macy and Karly Gore commit to ORU

For the past few weeks Seiling juniors Macy and Karly Gore have focused more on the future. They decided it was important to...

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Prague's Chantae Embry no longer committed to OSU

Freshman Chantae Embry’s recruitment is back open. Prague’s 6-foot-2 star announced earlier this week that she is no longer...

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Prep parade: How one Edmond Santa Fe softball player has spent her time during teacher walkout

Edmond Santa Fe senior Megan Mentzer has spent each day at the State Capitol during the walkout hoping to improve the future.

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All-City swimming: Norman North's Aiden Hayes delivered special season as freshman

Norman North freshman Aiden Hayes is The Oklahoman's All-City Swimmer of the Year after helping the Timberwolves win the Class...

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All-City swimming: How McGuinness' Hanna Newby found motivation by being slighted

McGuinness junior swimmer Hanna Newby continued her dominance this season, becoming The Oklahoman's All-City Swimmer of the...

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

A look at each member of The Oklahoman's All-City girls swimming first team.

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

A look at each member of The Oklahoman's All-City boys swimming first team.

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Putnam City hires SWOSU offensive coordinator Jonathan Garfield as next football coach

Putnam City has gone to the college ranks for its next football coach.  Jonathan Garfield was announced as the next coach...

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The Oklahoman's All-City girls swimming roster

A look at The Oklahoman's All-City girls swimming roster

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The Oklahoman's All-City boys swimming roster

A look at The Oklahoman's All-City boys swim team.

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The Oklahoman's All-City Wrestling First Team

Meet The Oklahoman's All-City Wrestling First Team.

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Choctaw's Jaryn Curry took the reins to lead Yellowjackets back to state title

Choctaw re-claimed the Class 6A title, taking revenge against Broken Arrow by defeating the defending champs 138-129.5 at the...

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Report: Jenks’ Trimble to retire amid ALS battle

Trimble, 54, has battled amyotrophic lateral sclerosis since 2016. He will be inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame...

Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

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At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The Oklahoman.

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The Oklahoman's All-City Wrestling Team roster

Meet The Oklahoman's 2017-18 All-City Wrestling Team.

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Jenks football coach Allan Trimble expected to retire

It is expected that next week, the 54-year-old Trimble will announce his retirement from everyday coaching.

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Purcell names Blanchard's Tracy Scott new football coach

Purcell finally has its head football coach. After months of searching, hiring one coach and losing him, Purcell named longtime...

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

A look at each member of The Oklahoman's Little All-City girls basketball first team.

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The Oklahoman's High School Athletes of the Week

Baseball Jase Farmer, Jones Weather has tried to derail No. 4-ranked Jones' momentum, but it's still won seven straight. Jase...

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The Oklahoman's Little All-City girls basketball roster

A look at The Oklahoman's Little All-City girls basketball roster

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Little All-City girls basketball: Cashion's Sydney Manning found joy, comfort in new home

Sydney Manning made the move from Deer Creek to Cashion and immediately found a comfort level she never expected.

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Tulsa Washington's Thomas Grayson commits to Nebraska

Another star from Tulsa’s Booker T. Washington 2019 class has made his college choice. Junior running back Thomas Grayson...

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Norman North girls basketball coach finding inspiration in teacher walkout

Norman North girls basketball coach has been a private school coach and now a public school coach, and he is finding...

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Edmond North hires Coweta's Scott Norris as next basketball coach

Scott Norris is excited for a new beginning.  After coaching Coweta boys basketball for the past 13 years, Norris was...

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Big All-City girls basketball: Putnam West's Ce'Nara Skanes used criticism as fuel to become player of year

Putnam West star Ce'Nara Skanes used a harsh criticism from a coach to improve this season and lead the Patriots to the Class...

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

A look at each member of The Oklahoman's Big All-City girls basketball team

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The Oklahoman's Big All-City girls basketball roster

The Oklahoman's annual Big All-City girls basketball roster.

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Collected wisdom of OSSAA assistant director Amy Cassell

Amy Cassell has worked at the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association for the past 19 years.

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Jones High School football coach talks about maintaining success

Jones football coach Dave Martin is a perfect fit. An alumnus of Jones High School, Martin is leading the program he loves....

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Coach: 'You have to care about your players'

Edmond Santa Fe girls basketball coach Paul Bass is always near his signature stool beside the team bench. But he's not afraid...

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Super 5 basketball: Ce'Nara Skanes became Putnam West's driving force

Putnam West star Ce'Nara Skanes never imagined her career would turn out the way it did, with a Class 6A state runner-up finish.

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Super 5 basketball: Cashion's Sydney Manning moving forward without mom as coach

Cashion star Sydney Manning is headed to play at Missouri State, where she will no longer be coached by her mom for the first...

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The Oklahoman's Super 5: Seiling coach Brady Hamar guided way through grueling schedule

Seiling veteran coach Brady Hamar likes a tough schedule, but this season's proved extra tough. He is The Oklahoman's Super 5...

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

The Oklahoman's annual rosters for Super 5 and All-State by class.

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Super 5 basketball Player of the Year: Owasso's Terryn Milton became more than Shake's sister

Owasso star senior Terryn Milton led the Rams to the state title and emerged from her older brother's shadow to become The...

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A look back at girls basketball Super 5 winners

A complete list of The Oklahoman's Super 5 teams, player of the year and coach of the year.

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Meet The Oklahoman's Super 5 girls basketball first team

A look at each first-team member of The Oklahoman's Super 5 girls basketball team.

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Super 5 basketball: Seiling's Macy Gore added to creativity with improved offense

Seiling junior point guard Macy Gore improved her offensive game and helped Seilign win a third straight state title.

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Super 5 basketball: Westmoore's Jessi Murcer became a more efficient scorer

Westmoore star and future Oklahoma player Jessi Murcer became a more efficient scorer in her final season.

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High school notebook: Edmond Memorial's Helker to run for Shockers

After taking home an individual title this past fall, Edmond Memorial long distance runner Jed Helker has decided where he will...

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Yukon tennis coach Barney Moon says it's time for coaches to step away from athletics during walkout

Yukon tennis coach Barney Moon knows he's on a solo mission. He's hoping for reinforcements.

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Why Leroy Combs doesn't want physical education and other non-core subjects to be forgotten in education funding

Leroy Combs is known for basketball. But the player turned coach spends most of his time teaching physical education. He wants...

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How Marla and Shane Cowherd use teamwork to get teacher message delivered

As Marla Cowherd helped her choir students line up on the steps at the state Capitol on Thursday, she flipped her songbook open...

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OCS wins Edmond Memorial Invitational

Oklahoma Christian School’s boys golf team, the Class 3A defending state champion, picked up a big tournament win Tuesday. The...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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Oklahoma Coaches Association releases All-State basketball team

The Oklahoma Coaches Association released its All-State basketball team on Thursday for this summer's annual All-State...

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OSSAA's April board meeting moved to April 25

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Board of Directors meeting this month has been pushed back a week. With...

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Prep parade: How Bethany baseball players remain on routine during teacher walkout

Bethany baseball players are still rising early each day, lifting weights and studying despite having no classes to attend.

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Why a longtime Carl Albert coach is rallying for his students -- both present and past

Tex Rollins has been a mentor to many during his 40-plus years at Carl Albert. The longtime football assistant and track coach...

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High school notebook: Edmond Memorial names Luke Orvis new football coach

Former Edmond Memorial assistant football coach Luke Orvis is returning. The Edmond Public Schools board of directors approved...

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As teacher walkout continues, sports pushes on

From the pitcher's mound of Northeast Academy, helicopters could be seen buzzing around the state Capitol like flies. A little...

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Edmond Memorial names Luke Orvis new football coach

Former Edmond Memorial assistant football coach Luke Orvis is returning. The Edmond Public Schools Board of Directors approved...

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The Oklahoman's High School Athletes of the Week

Baseball Chance Westervelt, Westmoore A talented catcher, Chance Westervelt made his presence known with his bat in nearly a...

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High school notebook: Dale coach Josh Forsythe resigns

Longtime Dale coach Josh Forsythe resigned as the girls basketball coach over the weekend.

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Teacher First: Why Oklahoma high school coaches showed out in force on the first day of the teacher walkout

Coaches Brandon Johnson and Bill Case from Carl Albert High School stood near the oil derrick at the state Capitol and nodded...

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Westmoore's Jessi Murcer named COAC Player of Year

Westmoore star Jessi Murcer was recently named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Player of the Year following a...

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OSU football: Since his days at Douglass, Greg Richmond has put himself on a path for success

A star at Douglass High School and Oklahoma State, Greg Richmond is back at home as an OSU assistant, where he looks primed to...

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High school notebook: OGBCA sets All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association announced its annual All-State rosters on Friday.

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Putnam North's Renie Whittern resigns

Putnam North girls basketball coach Renie Whittern will not return next season. Whittern resigned last week, ending a...

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Blanchard's Jamie Nance picks up first offers

A strong showing in a Dallas camp last weekend has Blanchard wide receiver Jamie Nance on recruiters’ radars. Nance picked up...

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OGBCA sets annual All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association announced Friday evening the rosters for this summer’s annual All-State...

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Community Christian School's Lonnie Madory knocks home bicycle kick goal

Community Christian senior Lonnie Madory wanted to use his head.  Instead, he improvised.  Midway through the second...

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High school sports notebook: Kingfisher's Sternberger named OSSAA board president

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors approved a new president and vice president for next...

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OSSAA votes to approve new summer dead period

Under the new rule, OSSAA member schools will prohibit use of school facilities and contact between coaches and their athletes...

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Prep parade: Possible teacher walkout has schools adapting

Northwest Classen athletic director Cindy George is working to make sure athletics run like normal during next week's possible...

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High School Sports: OSSAA approves summer dead period

The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association board of directors approved a summer dead period on Wednesday. ...

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Why Oklahoma native and Kansas coach Bill Self got weepy over Jayhawks' success

Bill Self is an emotional guy -- except for tears. The Kansas coach and Oklahoma native isn't known to cry, but after the...

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Pro baseball: List of players tied to Oklahoma entering opening day

Want to know who has ties to Oklahoma in professional baseball? Here is a complete list of MLB and minor league players.

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Randall University claims third straight national championship

MOORE — Mark Berokoff removed his shoes, jacket, tie and wallet before heading into the locker room where his basketball team...

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MLB: Reggie Willits' journey continues as New York Yankees coach

Former Fort Cobb-Broxton and Oklahoma star Reggie Willits is back in the big leagues, this time coaching with the New York...

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High School sports notebook: Norman North guard named Conference Player of the Year

Norman North boys basketball didn't come away with a state title this year, but it did manage to take home a lot of...

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Midwest City boys basketball coach Dewayne Bradley named finalist for national award

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association thinks Midwest City boys basketball coach Dewayne Bradley is one of the...

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Carl Albert's Mason Harrell commits to Texas State

One of the top players in Oklahoma high school hoops and the Gatorade Player of Year has made his college decision.  Carl...

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How did West Virginia handle its high school athletics during teacher strike

Even as more than 20,000 teachers and 13,000 school service employees hit the picket lines In West Virginia, it was still game...

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What is extra duty pay and how would it impact high school sports during a teacher walkout?

Even though teachers may walk off the job on April 2, high school sports may continue. The reason? Coaches are paid through a...

Great expectations

LifeMay 12, 2018

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has raised more than half the funds needed to build a 2000-seat church and Stanley Rother shrine in south Oklahoma City.

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Majority of local high schools likely to play during possible teacher walkout

The Oklahoman polled schools within the Oklahoma City metro area about the possible teacher walkout's effect on high school...

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High school sports: OSSAA's David Jackson in support of walkout, but hopes sports continue

OSSAA executive director David Jackson supports a possible walkout by the state's teachers, but he's hoping sports will...

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High school sports: What local athletic directors are saying about a walkout's impact on sports

The Oklahoman spoke with athletic directors around the Oklahoma City metro area about a possible teacher walkout and its impact...

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Why high school sports could go on even if teachers walk out

Teachers in Oklahoma have said they will walk off the job if the state legislature doesn't increase teacher pay and education...

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What happened to Oklahoma high school sports the last time teachers walked off the job?

When Oklahoma teachers walked off the job in 1990, it threw high school sports into limbo. Here's a look at the effect then and...

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Classen SAS coach Malcolm Roberts not returning

Malcolm Roberts’ tenure at Classen SAS is over. Classen SAS’ girls basketball coach will not return next season. He said he...

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High school tennis: Five players to watch this season

The high school tennis season has already started. Here are a few metro-area players to watch this year: Girls Natalia...

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Shawnee wins top honors in Suburban Conference girls basketball awards

Shawnee’s girls basketball team took the top honors in the annual Suburban Conference Awards. Longtime coach Wendi Wells was...

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Three boys and girls soccer players to watch this season

A University of Virginia signee is included on this list.

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Harrah squeezes past Muldrow for championship game berth

BETHANY — With a 62-50 win against Muldrow, the defending 4A state champions are back in the title game — but it didn't come...

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Class 4A basketball: Kingfisher cruises past Tulsa Webster to return to title game

Two weeks ago, Kingfisher freshman Matthew Stone didn't know if he was going to play again this season. Now he's heading to the...

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Class 3A girls basketball: Kingston upends No. 1 Adair

Kingston's Avri Weeks flew at the shooter with her hand in the air. After swatting the Adair shot, Weeks caught the ball in...

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Mother-daughter get last game together in state finals

Totsy Manning is the coach and mom, Sydney Manning the star guard and daughter. They've already won one high school state...

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Class 3A girls basketball: Kingston shocks No. 1 Adair

Kingston's Avri Weeks flew at the shooter with her hand in the air.  After swatting the Adair shot, Weeks caught the ball...

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Class 6A boys basketball: Edmond Santa Fe shocks No. 1 Broken Arrow to reach final

The sixth-ranked Wolves took down No. 1 Broken Arrow 59-54 late Friday night to advance to the Class 6A boys state championship...

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Class 2A boys basketball: Trent Smith leads Latta rally with potent second half

Trent Smith scored a game-high 25 points, 21 in the second half, as Latta defeated Hooker 42-41 in Friday’s Class 2A boys...

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Class 5A boys basketball: Tulsa Washington tops Northwest Classen in semifinals

Class 5A No. 2-ranked Northwest Classen hadn’t lost to an Oklahoma team all season, until fifth-ranked Tulsa Washington upended...

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Class 5A boys basketball: Tulsa Memorial runs over shorthanded Lawton Ike

Without RJ Fisher, top-ranked Memorial breezed past the Eagles in an 85-56 rout at the Mabee Center.

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Class 3A girls state tournament: Sequoyah Tahlequah gets tough defensively to close out Comanche

Sequoyah Tahlequah used physical defense on the perimeter and inside to advance to the finals

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Class 5A girls basketball: Camryn Fennell leads Tulsa Washington into finals with win over Coweta

Camryn Fennell scored a game-high 18 points and propelled Class 5A No. 3 Tulsa Washington into the championship game with a...

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Class 4A boys basketball: Kingfisher cruises back to state title game

On his first touch, Jett Sternberger let fly his first 3-pointer and watched it splash through the net.  It was the first...

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Cashion advances to face Christian Heritage at 12:15 p.m. Saturday in the Class 2A title game

Cashion will face undefeated defending champion Christian Heritage at 12:15 p.m. Saturday in the Class 2A final

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Class 6A boys basketball: Chris Braggs leads Putnam North to title game

TULSA — Putnam North’s Chris Braggs believed he would bounce back. He had to one day after a dismal state quarterfinal...

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Class 6A girls basketball: Putnam West advances to title game, tops Choctaw

TULSA — Putnam West players had every reason to celebrate. A few piled into their school’s student section. Some hugged. Some...

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Class 6A girls basketball: Owasso takes down Edmond Santa Fe

TULSA — Owasso goes how Mya Bhinhar and Terry Milton go. Friday, things went really well. The combination of the Rams’ stars...

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The Chargers took control early against Roland

The Chargers took control early against Roland

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CHA forced 18 Fairview turnovers in the first half in building a 26-point lead

CHA forced 18 Fairview turnovers in building a 26-point lead

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Class 3A boys basketball: Star Spencer muscles past Mount St. Mary

Saddled with foul trouble, Star Spencer big man Brandon Zeno only managed four minutes in the first half against Mount St....

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Class 3A State Tournament: Star Spencer depth and bench play push past Idabel

Coming off the bench with about four minutes remaining in the first quarter, Latarryus Smith got right to work. A quick jumper...

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Class 3A Boys State Tournament: Hugo's Lennox makes game-winning free throws

G'Quavious Lennox passed the ball inbounds and then wrapped back around his teammate with 8.4 seconds to play. Tied at 36-36,...

Technology and efficiency gains have boosted the oil industry

Business5 days ago

After a career in operations, Jason Pigott suddenly found himself in charge of information technology at Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. "At first I had no idea why I was leading IT, but putting operations and IT together has...

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Class 3A boys basketball: Germany dominates for Kingston

The only thing that could have made Jacob Germany's night better is if the 6-foot-11 big man had gotten to run some point...

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Class 4A girls basketball: Muldrow downs Broken Bow

BETHANY — A frantic fourth quarter full of missed free throws provided plenty of drama in the final game of the four Class 4A...

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Class 6A girls basketball: Edmond Santa Fe upsets Bartlesville

RaVon Nero's two free throws helped seal No. 4 Edmond Santa Fe’s 48-42 upset of No. 2 Bartlesville at Tulsa Memorial High School.

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Class 6A girls basketball: No. 1 Putnam West survives upset bid by No. 10 Bixby

The Patriots, the Class 6A favorite, survived a scare from No. 10 Bixby, rallying in the fourth quarter for a 49-41 victory in...

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Christian Heritage girls stay undefeated with rout of Chouteau

CHA junior Olivia Curtis had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots as the Crusaders stayed undefeated

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How a role player locked down a superstar and became a state tournament legend

Danna Wagnon had a day to remember. The defensive stopper from Kingston High put the kibosh on Prague superstar Chantae Embry...

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Class 3A Boys State Tournament: Mount St. Mary advances behind big play from big man

St. Mary 60Hennessey 52 MUSTANG — Lorenzo Jones knew he would have to play big. As the sole interior presence for Mount St....

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Class 5A girls state tournament: Tulsa Washington ousts No. 1 Lawton Ike, Coweta rallies past Lawton Mac in Class 5A girls state tournament

SKIATOOK — Coweta’s No. 9 Tigers are still alive and kicking in the Class 5A girls state basketball tournament, but Lawton...

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Class 5A boys state tournament: Hornets rally in OT thriller; Chargers advance

Thursday night’s Class 5A state quarterfinal was the second time this season that Booker T. Washington and Midwest City Carl...

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Class 6A girls basketball: Choctaw holds off Sand Springs rally to advance

The sixth-ranked Yellowjackets held off a furious comeback by No. 13 Sand Springs for a 51-38 victory to advance in the Class...

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Class 3A girls state tournament: Kes Reeves, Kingston get the best of Chantae Embry and Prague

Kingston 61Prague 52 EDMOND — Senior Kes Reeves deferred much of the afternoon to Kingston's hot hand, sophomore Kassie Bailey....

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Christian Heritage finishes strong to pull away, stay unbeaten

CHA finishes strong to pull away, stay unbeaten

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Class 6A girls state tournament: Owasso holds off Edmond Memorial

TULSA — Owasso's delay game worked to perfection. In a tight game, the third-ranked Rams took the air out of the ball in the...

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OCA announces All-State swimming roster

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Thursday the annual All-State swimming rosters for this summer’s meet. The meet...

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Class 6A basketball: Putnam West bringing glory back

Putnam City Schools athletic director Dick Balenseifen is a Putnam West graduate, and he's helped usher in a revitalization of...

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Class 2A basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the state tournament

The Oklahoman previews the Class 2A basketball state tournament, including championship predictions, players to watch and more.

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Class 3A basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the state tournament

The Oklahoman previews the Class 3A basketball state tournament, including championship predictions, players to watch and more.

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Edmond North coach Terry Evans resigns to take SWOSU job

Edmond North coach Terry Evans announced his resignation at Edmond North on Wednesday.  Evans, who helped lead Edmond...

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Class 3A girls basketball: A look at the teams headed to state

The Oklahoman previews each team in the Class 3A girls state tournament that opens Thursday at Edmond Santa Fe High School.

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Class 2A boys basketball: A look at the teams headed to state

The Oklahoma Class 2A basketball state tournament begins Thursday.

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Class 3A boys basketball: A look at the teams headed to state

The Oklahoma Class 3A boys basketball state tournament begins Thursday.

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Purcell again looking for new football coach

Purcell is back at square one. A little more than a month after naming Alva athletic director Steve Gale its new football...

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Class 2A girls basketball: A look at the teams headed to state

The Oklahoman breaks down each team in the Class 2A girls basketball state tournament that opens Thursday at State Fair Arena.

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Blanchard's Williams named Wrestler of the Year by OWCA

Zach Williams got the upset at the state tournament, now he's reaping the rewards.  Williams, a senior from Blanchard, was...

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High school sports notebook: Griffin Communications broadcasting 6A-5A championships

Fans across the state will have a chance to watch the Class 6A and Class 5A high school basketball state championships Saturday...

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Class 4A boys basketball: A look at the teams headed to state

Class 4A boys basketball tournament Thursday at Deer Creek; Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Class 4A basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the state tournament

The Oklahoman breaks down the Class 4A state tournament, including championship picks, players to watch and more.

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Class 4A girls basketball: Unranked Tuttle making mark with state tournament berth

Tuttle, unranked, is in the Class 4A state tournament for the first time in 35 years making its mark on a school built around...

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Previewing the Class 5A boys basketball state tournament

Previewing the Class 5A boys basketball state tournament

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

The Oklahoman previews the Class 5A basketball state tournaments, including players to watch, championship picks and more.

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High school girls basketball roundup: Edmond Santa Fe locks up 10th straight state tournament berth

Edmond Santa Fe edged defending champion Choctaw to lock up a 10th straight spot in the Class 6A state tournament.

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Okarche beats Cyril in Class A girls

Suffocating defense lifts Okarche past Cyril

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Class A Boys: Rattan handles Seiling behind senior duo

Toche Taylor and Keegan Bohanan laughed when they heard they had combined for 78 percent of Rattan's points.  "That...

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Class A girls basketball: No. 2 Frontier rolls past OCA to semifinals

Morgan Romero was ready to move forward. For the past year, she’s held last season’s Class A state quarterfinal loss personal....

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Class A girls basketball: No. 3 Vici routs No. 6 New Lima

Jade Hazelbaker wears zero for a reason. “Russell Westbrook,” she says, flashing a braces-riddled smile. A 5-foot-3 freshman...

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Class B boys: Red Oak dismantles rival Kinta, 58-37

BETHANY – Red Oak's all-senior starting lineup scored all but four of its points in dominating conference rival Kinta in...

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Class A Boys Basketball: Cyril takes out Pond Creek-Hunter

After a rough first quarter, Cyril forward Dayken Backley said he knew it was on him to step up.  Against Pond...

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Class B basketball state tournament bracket set

Class B Girls Thursday at Yukon Varnum vs. Granite, 2 p.m. Burlington vs. Hammon, 3:30 p.m. Red Oak vs. Forgan, 7 p.m. Sasakwa...

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Previewing the Class B girls basketball state tournament

The Oklahoman breaks down every team in the Class B girls basketball state tournament, which opens Thursday at Yukon High School.

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Previewing the Class B boys basketball state tournament

The Class B boys basketball state tournament will be played Thursday at Southern Nazarene, Friday and Saturday at State Fair...