Class 3A's Dynamic Duo: Heritage Hall's Barry Sanders, Sterling Shepard push each other to be better

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Pull up to the Heritage Hall football practice field near the south end of campus on a weekday afternoon. There, during one-on-one drills, an intense competition is brewing between two of Oklahoma's top college football prospects — Barry J. Sanders and Sterling Shepard.
Ryan Aber: It's been a long time since a duo like Barry Sanders, Sterling Shepard came along
Class 3A's other dynamic duos: Anadarko's Sheldon Wilson, Tyler Melton look to make another run

6A duo: Ed. North's Tudman, Benway happy to get on field together

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When Jarion Tudman moved to Edmond and saw Edmond North RB Jared Benway, he was reminded of a former NFL star. “I thought, ‘There's a big Mike Alstott-looking dude,'” Tudman said with a laugh.
6A's other top duos: Stillwater's Cory Hassell, Jesse Vecter back for senior seasons

8-man duo: Davenport's Mike, Matt Miller always close by on the field

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The dynamic Miller brothers of Davenport are about as familiar with one another as two teammates can be. Mike Miller, the Bulldogs' senior running back, and Matt Miller, the team's junior quarterback, have been on sports teams together since they were little.

2A duo: Hennessey's Ivan Moreno, Levi Hill happy to share the spotlight

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Some very talented high school players couldn't handle sharing the spotlight at their position. Hennessey's Ivan Moreno and Levi Hill wouldn't have it any other way, though.
2A's other dynamic duos: Davis' Cole Weber, Zac Maynard team up for 2A favorites

A duo: Wayne's Josh Way, Sam Martin ready for more success

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A year ago at this time, the Wayne football players were motivating themselves with talk of winning a playoff game. Josh Way and QB Sam Martin were a big reason for last year's 8-4 record.
A's other dynamic duos: Dylan Seiter, Justin Eck key to Thomas defense

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Super 30: Colleges taking notice of Edmond Santa Fe's Michael Onuoha

Sports: High school | Updated: Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Colleges are starting to take notice of Edmond Santa Fe's Michael Onuoha after his performance at Oklahoma's camp this summer. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound defensive end and receiver has moved into The Oklahoman's Super 30 at No. 29. Super 30: Full list

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