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High school notebook: West 6A quarterfinals to kick off at 7 p.m.

Edmond Santa Fe, Norman North get permission to change start times from OSSAA.
by Ryan Aber and Scott Wright and Jason Kersey Published: November 12, 2012

The Class 6A quarterfinal football games hosted by Edmond Santa Fe and Norman North will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday.

The schools received permission from the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association to move up kickoff times to keep in line with their start times throughout the year.

Edmond Santa Fe will host Tulsa Union at Central Oklahoma's Wantland Stadium, while Broken Arrow will visit Norman North at Harve Collins Field.

The Class 6A teams in the Oklahoma City area have chosen to kick off all home games at 7 p.m. over the last two seasons, and teams in the Oklahoma City Public Schools system have recently adopted the idea, which is becoming more popular.


Norman North senior linebacker Jordan Evans took the weekend off.

In Friday's 21-6, first-round playoff win over Southmoore, Evans scored two touchdowns, which came on an 11-yard run and an 84-yard kickoff return.

Evans, who has seven scholarship offers from Division I football programs — Air Force, Arkansas State, Colorado State, Memphis, Navy, New Mexico and Ohio — didn't take any visits Saturday.

“I'm gonna catch up on some homework and get some rest,” Evans said.

Evans (6-foot-3, 205 pounds) said he talks to Oklahoma linebackers coach Tim Kish about once a week.

“It seems like they do have true interest, and they're steadily watching me throughout the season,” Evans said of the Sooners.

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by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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