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College football: Donovan Roberts, Andrew Long and Markus Wakefield transfer to UCO

State college notebook: All three former local prep stars spent last season with Division I programs. Now they will play for the Bronchos this fall.
by Scott Munn Published: February 7, 2013

*Mid-America Christian moved into the NAIA men's basketball ratings for the first time in school history. The Evangels were listed at No. 25 Tuesday after winning six of their last eight games. Mid-America Christian, located in Oklahoma City, has wins over No. 9-ranked Rogers State and No. 21 USAO.


*Central Oklahoma will host the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Wrestling Championships on Sunday in Hamilton Field House. The one-day tournament begins at 10 a.m., with the finals scheduled to start at approximately 2:30 p.m. UCO (12-1) won the regular-season conference championship and will be favored to win the tournament. Defending NCAA Division II champion Nebraska-Kearney is in the tournament and could bid to beat the Bronchos for the team title.


*Oklahoma Baptist senior Jura Levy was named National Track Athlete of the Week by the NAIA. She recorded the top NAIA time in the 200, finishing in 23.62 seconds during the recent Husker Open. The meet included Division I teams such as Nebraska, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois and Baylor. Levy has the second-best NAIA time in the 60, too, at 7.33 seconds.


*Northeastern State is asking that anyone who has coached, played or cheered inside Jack Dobbins Field House to attend the RiverHawks' Feb. 27 basketball games against Central Oklahoma. That will be the last time the women's and men's teams will play at the 58-year-old field house; a new $14.4 million events center will open next season. Souvenir T-shirts are available at any remaining home games for $10. Proceeds will go toward the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

by Scott Munn
Sports Assistant Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's...
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