BETHANY – Alva sophomore Jaden Hobbs set a state tournament record Friday night, but all everyone was talking about after the Goldbugs dramatic 63-62 win over Washington was how the game ended at Southern Nazarene University.
In a sense, Heritage Hall stole one from Sequoyah-Tahlequah.
The Chargers Morgan Meacham turned the momentum of the game with three big steals in the final minutes, two of them which were converted into baskets, as No.
Sophomore point guard Jaden Hobbs poured in 30 points, 17 in the final quarter, as Alva defeated Verdigris, 68-56, in the first round of the Class 3A girls state tournament at Southern Nazarene University.
BETHANY – Washington’s Kelsey Johnson scored a game-high 32 points to lead the Warriors to a 73-61 victory over Spiro Thursday in the first round of the Class 3A girls state tournament at Southern Nazarene University.
By Ed Godfrey, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Mar 13, 2014
During Saturday’s Classes A and B state basketball championship games at State Fair Park’s Jim Norick Arena, water dripped from the roof onto the arena floor. The wet spots near mid-court had to be constantly dried with towels during timeouts and other stoppages of play. There were also power...
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