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  • Putnam City North's Micah Speight picks Southern Nazarene

    Putnam City North\'s Micah Speight picks... scott wright | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    After leading Putnam City North to its first state tournament appearance in eight years, senior guard Micah Speight has decided to stay close to home for college. The 5-foot-9 point guard signed with Southern Nazarene in Bethany this week. Speight also had an offer from Oral Roberts,...

  • Norman North's Marcus Dickinson Jr. signs with Boise State

    Norman North\'s Marcus Dickinson Jr. signs with... scott wright | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Norman North shooting guard Marcus Dickinson Jr. finally landed the Division I basketball opportunity he deserved. Dickinson signed with Boise State on Wednesday. Dickinson averaged 20.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists as a senior. A tough defender with a strong ability to drive to the...

  • OCA All-State tennis teams announced

    OCA All-State tennis teams announced scott wright | Updated: Mon, May 16, 2016

    The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced its All-State boys and girls tennis teams on Monday. The All-State matches will be played July 26 at the University of Tulsa. Here are the rosters: GIRLS West: Savannah Blasi, Enid; Katey Blumenthal, Edmond Memorial; Jordan Clauson, Duncan; Katie...

  • McGuinness names former OSU assistant Richie Henderson girls coach

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, May 16, 2016

    In the search for a new girls basketball coach, McGuinness turned to the collegiate level again. Former Oklahoma State women’s basketball assistant coach Richie Henderson was named the new Irish coach Monday night after spending the past year as an assistant at Florida Atlantic University....

  • Former Edmond Santa Fe star Clayton Blackburn called up by Giants

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, May 12, 2016

    Former Edmond Santa Fe standout Clayton Blackburn is headed to the big leagues. Blackburn was called up from Triple-A Sacramento by the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, the team announced. He’ll join the bullpen. Blackburn, 23, was a 16th-round pick by the Giants in 2011. He had signed with...

  • Millwood announces coach-in-waiting successor to legendary coach Varryl Franklin

    Millwood announces coach-in-waiting successor... Jenni Carlson | Updated: Thu, May 12, 2016

    Putnam North assistant coach Micheal Jeffries will replace Franklin whenever the legendary coach chooses to retire.

  • Class 6A boys state golf tournament: Officials alter decision; golfers to play 36 holes Tuesday

    Class 6A boys state golf tournament: Officials... scott wright | Updated: Tue, May 10, 2016

    STILLWATER -- Golfers in the Class 6A boys state golf tournament left Karsten Creek Golf Club on Monday thinking they had just 18 holes left to play after weather wiped out the partially completed second round. But the powers that be at Karsten decided on Tuesday morning to instead play 36...

  • Heritage Hall's Garrett McLaughlin named Gatorade Oklahoma Player of year again

    Heritage Hall\'s Garrett McLaughlin named... Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, May 10, 2016

    Heritage Hall senior Garrett McLaughlin was named the Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Soccer Player of the Year for a second straight year Tuesday. McLaughlin was The Oklahoman’s All-City Player of the Year last season. The 6-foot-1, 170 pound forward who has signed with SMU has led Heritage Hall to a...

  • Class 2A baseball state tournament bracket

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, May 9, 2016

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the bracket for the Class 2A state baseball tournament Monday morning. The tournament begins Thursday at Shawnee High School, where the tournament will remain all weekend. Here is the bracket: Thursday at Shawnee High School...

  • Class 3A baseball state tournament bracket

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, May 9, 2016

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the bracket for the Class 3A state baseball tournament Monday morning. The tournament begins Thursday at Edmond Memorial High School, where the tournament will remain all weekend. Here is the bracket: Thursday at Edmond...

  • Class 4A baseball state tournament bracket

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, May 9, 2016

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the bracket for the Class 4A state baseball tournament Monday morning. The tournament begins Thursday at Edmond Santa Fe High School, where the tournament will remain all weekend. Here is the bracket: Thursday at Edmond Santa...

  • Class 5A baseball state tournament bracket

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, May 9, 2016

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the bracket for the Class 5A state baseball tournament Monday morning. The tournament begins Thursday at Yukon High School. All three days will be at Yukon. Here is the bracket: Thursday at Yukon High School Tulsa Kelley vs....



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Scott Wright


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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 Oklahoma State, writing about athletes like Blake Griffin, Sam Bradford, Adrian Peterson, Dez Bryant and Brandon Pettigrew before they moved on to outstanding professional careers.

He also has covered small college athletics, minor league sports and NASCAR. Currently, he specializes in high school sports, football and basketball recruiting, and coverage of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

Jacob Unruh


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Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the Tahlequah Daily Press and the Tulsa World. From there, Unruh spent three years at the Lawton Constitution covering prep sports and Oklahoma football before joining The Oklahoman sports staff.

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