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  • Dodgers rally past Omaha in ninth inning

    BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Dodgers opened a four-game homestand Saturday night against Omaha with a dramatic come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Storm Chasers. The Dodgers rallied with four runs in the ninth inning, capped off by the game-winning RBI single by first baseman Kyle Jensen with two outs....

  • Outdoors notebook: There's still time to catch some paddlefish

    BY ED GODFREY | Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    There is still time to get on the paddlefish action in northeastern Oklahoma before the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation closes its Paddlefish Research Center on Grand Lake on Thursday.

  • Local duo still practices the cowboy way

    BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Roy’s Creek Dan and Missouri Mae are the fastest guns in the West. Or, at least the fastest west of Hiwassee Road and north of Arcadia, the location of the Oklahoma City Gun Club.

  • Minor League Baseball: Q&A with former Red Oak standout Lane Adams

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Omaha Storm Chasers outfielder Lane Adams played on two state champion baseball teams at Red Oak and an Eagles basketball squad that won a state championship.

  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Biggest Loser participant no longer runs, but still staying fit

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Neill Harmer has turned to Crossfit workouts, a combination of weight lifting and cardio work.

  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Blindness, heart surgery has never stopped Benny Meier from running

    Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    He has completed nine full marathons and three half-marathons in the event. He started running just the half-marathon following his heart surgery four years ago.

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: April 20. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. along riprap. Bass fair to good on swim baits and Alabama rigs at 3-5 ft. along points and coves. Channel and blue catfish fair on punch bait and cut shad near rocky points and near the draw down on the dam. […]

  • It's Cowboy Action time, Pilgrim

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    The annual cowboy action shoot, “Land Run” starts Thursday at the Oklahoma City Gun Club near Arcadia. The three-day event is the largest cowboy action shoot of the year at the club with shooters from across the country coming to Oklahoma City to play cowboy and cowgirl. The participants in...

  • Outdoors notebook: Cleveland County Ducks Unlimited chapter to hold banquet Thursday in Goldsby

    BY ED GODFREY | Updated: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    The Cleveland County Ducks Unlimited chapter is holding its annual fundraiser and benefit Thursday at the Southwind Hills Event Barn and Venue in Goldsby. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m.


Ed Godfrey

Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter

Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years.
During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more than a decade and has covered some of the biggest trials in the state's history.
He began his career at The Oklahoman as a sports writer and rejoined the sports desk in 2002 to become the outdoor writer. He now writes on a wide range of subjects from wrestling to hockey to rodeo.
He earned a journalism degree in 1982 from the University of Oklahoma and holds a master's degree in journalism education from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Journalist for The Oklahoman 25 years
Current position - sports writer
Previous position - Courthouse reporter for more than a decade

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