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  • Guide to No. 2 Oklahoma Christian at No. 5 Millwood

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Leodies Robinson Field, 6724 Martin Luther King Blvd., Oklahoma City Records: Oklahoma Christian School 3-0; Millwood 2-1 Last week: OCS 38, Lincoln Christian 8 — The Saints jumped to a 38-0 lead behind quarterback Thomas Qualls, who accounted for four touchdowns....

  • Guide to No. 7 Mustang at Edmond North

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    When: 7 p.m., Thursday Where: Wantland Stadium, 100 N. University Drive, Edmond Records: Mustang 2-1; Edmond North 1-2 Last week: Mustang 57, Edmond Memorial 37 — The Broncos piled up 709 yards on offense — including 346 yards in the third quarter — to rout Edmond Memorial after the Bulldogs had...

  • NewsOK Varsity podcast: Westmoore makes claim for best in West

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Welcome to the NewsOK Varsity podcast with high school writers Scott Wright, Jacob Unruh and Trent Shadid. Each week, the writers will discuss the hot topics across the state in high school sports. You can now subscribe to the weekly podcast on iTunes by clicking here. NewsOK Varsity 9-23-14...

  • High school football: Staff picks for the top 10 games of Week 4

    Trent Shadid | Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Here’s how The Oklahoman’s high school sports staff picked the top 10 football games in Week 4: Scott Wright Owasso 24, Norman North 22 OCS 21, Millwood 20 Edmond Santa Fe 28, Edmond Memorial 27 Fort Gibson 28, Sallisaw 21 Choctaw 35, Enid 28 Guthrie 28, McGuinness 20 Tipton 56, Grandfield 16...

  • Cashion's Vaughn Raney selected for Future 150 All-Star game

    Scott Wright | Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Cashion junior point guard Vaughn Raney was named to the Future 150 All-Star team after a camp appearance in Dallas over the weekend. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Raney was selected to participate in the Future 150 National All-Star game Oct. 11 in Franklin, Tenn. Raney was a second-team selection to...

  • Hobart golfer and Oklahoma commit Brad Dalke helps US to Jr. Ryder Cup win

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Hobart’s Brad Dalke won two matches and halved a third to help the United States to a 16-8 victory over Europe in the Junior Ryder Cup at the Blairegowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland. The two-day event concluded Tuesday, with Dalke winning his individual match 2 and 1 over Max Schmitt....

  • Piedmont's Lucas Richert to play this week against Deer Creek

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Piedmont is off to an 0-3 start entering this week’s matchup with rival Deer Creek, but it got a boost earlier this week when quarterback Lucas Richert was cleared to play for the first time this season. “It’s awesome,” Piedmont coach Drew Gossen said. “He’s a senior, returning starter, a leader...

  • Jones' Ty Hughes named The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    The race for The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player of the Week tightened for the second straight week as Jones’ Ty Hughes edged Edmond Santa Fe’s Darran Williams by just five votes Tuesday. Hughes gathered 528 votes from the fans, while Williams finished with 523. A total of 2,292 votes were cast...

  • Heritage Hall learns lesson in loss to Davis

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Heritage Hall coach Andy Bogert was pleased to find out what areas the Chargers need to improve during their three-game nondistrict schedule to open the season. And Friday’s loss to Class 2A No. 1 Davis was the biggest lesson of all. “We’ve got to be more physical out there and tackle better,”...

  • A triple-triple? Chandler's Mason Myers did it on Friday

    Scott Wright | Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Let’s call it a triple-triple — triple-digit yardage produced in three different statistical categories. Chandler quarterback Mason Myers pulled it off in the Lions’ 68-42 win over Little Axe last week. Myers was 12-of-19 passing for 146 yards and a touchdown, had 149 rushing yards with two...

  • Kingfisher's Kaden Jackson verbally commits to Wyoming

    Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Wyoming has landed its second Oklahoma high school product, picking up a verbal commitment from Kingfisher offensive Kaden Jackson on Sunday. Jackson, a 6-foot-2, 275-pound senior, has started since he was a freshman, playing a key role on the last two Yellowjacket teams, which both reached the...

  • The Oklahoman's Class C rankings: Sharon-Mutual into top 10 with first win

    Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    It might seem odd that a 1-2 team would move into the top 10 at this point in the season, but Sharon-Mutual earned the spot by knocking off previously ranked Mountain View-Gotebo last weeek. Sharon-Mutual opened the season with losses to Class B No. 6 Seiling and Class C No. 3...


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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 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


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.

Trent Shadid

Copy Editor

Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High School.