All-Staters, Special Olympians hang out, shoot hoops
July 26, 2012
Being an All-Stater is a unique and valuable opportunity — not just because of the chance to play in an All-State game.
Here are some photos and a video of All-State athletes spending a day at Oral Roberts’ Mabee Center shooting hoops with athletes from the Special Olympics.
Thanks to the folks with the... Read More
Wayne's Josh Way putting off college
July 26, 2012
BY RYAN ABER
One of the most prolific running backs in the state in recent years will put off playing college football for at least a year.
Former Wayne running back Josh Way, in Tulsa this week to compete in Friday night’s Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State football game, will take a... Read More
Deer Creek's Garrett Hermanski among All-State basketball replacements
July 25, 2012
Edmond Memorial’s James Woodard and Lawton Eisenhower’s D’Andre Wright are among a trio of players to withdraw from the All-State boys basketball game. The pair of incoming freshmen at Tulsa will be replaced by Deer Creek’s Garrett Hermanski and Ardmore’s Travis Galbreath on the Large West team.
On the... Read More
Brothers Matt and Derrick Luetjen reunited at Tulsa
July 24, 2012
Matt Luetjen’s Army career didn’t last as long as he planned, but it opened the door to another opportunity he’ll enjoy.
Luetjen was medically retired from the Army because of a night vision issue after two years of school, and now, the former Hennessey football star has rejoined his younger brother,... Read More
Del City will stay in Class 5A based on OSSAA's latest ADM numbers
July 19, 2012
Del City basketball coaches must’ve been rejoicing on Thursday, when the OSSAA released the Average Daily Membership numbers that will be used to set the classes for most high school sports in the 2012-13 school year. Here’s the full ADM list.
Del City is the largest school in Class 5A, ranking 33rd-largest... Read More
Former Putnam City North pitcher Jace James signs with Missouri
July 18, 2012
Former Putnam City North baseball player Jace James has taken the next step in his baseball career, signing with Missouri last week.
James, a 2011 PC North grad, played last season at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College, where he was 4-0 with a 1.59 earned-run average and 10 saves in 23 appearances.
James... Read More
Deer Creek's Caroline Goodin wins state junior championship
July 10, 2012
Deer Creek senior-to-be Caroline Goodin shot a final-round 71 to hold on for a three-stroke victory in the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association Girls Junior Championship Tuesday at Willow Creek Country Club.
Goodin opened the 36-hole tournament with a round of 72 to lead by two shots and matched the best round of... Read More
Former Mustang standout Karson Bizzell signs with Tulsa
July 10, 2012
Her two-year stint at Redlands Community College paid off just the way Karson Bizzell hoped it would — or maybe even better.
Bizzell went to Redlands hoping it would propel her to an NCAA Division I program, and she got to be part of a national championship as well.
Bizzell helped the... Read More
Edmond Santa Fe's Max McGreevy wins AJGA tournament in Arkansas
July 05, 2012
Edmond Santa Fe senior-to-be Max McGreevy conquered Class 6A golf at the state tournament in May, and now he’s going national.
McGreevy shot three rounds at even-par or better to earn a six-stroke victory at the American Junior Golf Association’s KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior Open, which concluded Thursday at the... Read More