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  • Class B Girls Basketball: Lomega gets measure of revenge against Erick

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 38 min ago

    Lomega girls head basketball coach Kevin Lewallen still feels the pain of a double-overtime loss in the state championship game two years ago to Erick. On Friday afternoon at State Fair Arena, the pain of that game eased just a little. Lomega hit critical free throws down the stretch and survived...

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University anglers take lead in bass tourney

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 2 hr ago

    From B.A.S.S. reports NATCHITOCHES, La. — Post-frontal conditions couldn’t stop Dwight Camp and Jonathan Furlong of Southeastern Oklahoma State University from rallying on Day 2 to bring in the biggest bag of the day weighing 17-8. Their catch helped Camp and Furlong take the lead of the Carhartt...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 5 hr ago

    CENTRAL Arcadia: No report submitted. Draper: March 2. Elevation above normal, water 39 and stained. Crappie slow on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County. Hefner: March 3. Elevation below normal, water 39-43 and...

  • Class B Girls: Lomega rolls to easy win

    Ed Godfrey | Yesterday

    No. 2 Lomega had no trouble Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Class B Girls state basketball tournament at State Fair Arena. The Raiders cruised to a 61-46 victory over Leedey led by McKenzi Lamer’s game-high 17 points. Sophomore Maci Mendell added 12 points for No. 2 Lomega, which...

  • Class B Girls: Coyle stuns Burlington with late comeback

    Ed Godfrey | Yesterday

    Coyle coach Tom Webb said his club never quits. That was never more evident Thursday night in the quarter-finals of the Class B girls state tournament. The 10th-ranked Bluejackets upset No. 4 Burlington, 56-51, scoring the final 11 points of regulation to force overtime then shutting out the Elks...

  • Class B Girls State Tournament: Double-digit rally pushes Erick past Chattanooga

    Ed Godfrey | Yesterday

    Erick rallied from a 13-point third quarter deficit to defeat Chattanooga, 42-40, in the opening game of the Class B girls state tournament Thursday at State Fair Arena. Erick junior MaKenzie Janz, the coach’s daughter, scored 12 of her team high 16 points in the second half as the Bearcats...

  • Class B Girls: Freshman Courtney Morgan leads Ft. Cobb-Broxton over top-ranked Red Oak

    Ed Godfrey | Yesterday

    Red Oak entered the Class B girls state tournament as the top-ranked team in the state, but it was Ft. Cobb-Broxton that was clearly the best team Thursday. No. 8 Ft. Cobb-Broxton got a game-high 21 points from freshman Courtney Morgan and routed the Eagles, 62-46, Thursday in the opening round...

  • Moore graduate Cody Doescher ready for second appearance in Timed Event Championship

    BY ED GODFREY | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Cody Doescher, 24, of Oklahoma City is a graduate of Moore High School and one of two Oklahoma cowboys competing in the Timed Event Championship that begins Friday night and continues through Sunday at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie.

  • Live Coverage: Class B Girls State Tournament

    staff reports | Yesterday

    The Class B Girls State Tournament semifinals are live today from the State Fair Arena. Follow our live coverage with The Oklahoman sports team.



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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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