Wes Lunt gives Cowboys hope and change they can believe in

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OSU FOOTBALL — Talk to just about anyone affiliated with the Oklahoma State football team and they can tell you when they officially believed in Wes Lunt. For All-Big 12 running back Joseph Randle, it was an 80-yard touchdown drive against the Cowboys No. 1 defense in spring practice.

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OSU's Tracy Moore runs for a touchdown after catching the ball in front Miketavius Jones during Oklahoma State's spring football game at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, April 21, 2012. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

With Justin Blackmon gone, Cowboys need more Moore

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OSU FOOTBALL — Oklahoma State receiver Tracy Moore pledges to take the place, and production, of former Cowboys All-American Justin Blackmon. “I told him I was going to be him,” Moore said of Blackmon.

If OSU were to lose cornerback Justin Gilbert this season, the team could be in trouble. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

There's no legislating against Justin Gilbert's speed

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OSU FOOTBALL — The NCAA's new kickoff rules are going to limit Justin Gilbert's number of returns. But he says if he can bring it out, he will.

Oklahoma State’s Joseph Randle, left, and Jeremy Smith combined for 1,862 yards and 33 touchdowns rushing last season. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Running mates Joseph Randle and Jeremy Smith ready for bigger roles

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OSU FOOTBALL — Oklahoma State running backs Jeremy Smith and Joseph Randle are ready for whatever awaits them this season. More blocking? “Bring it.” More running? “Bring it.” More receiving? “Bring it.”

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Gina Mizell


OSU Sports Reporter

Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job.

Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was the Padres' Associate Reporter for MLB.com and a sports reporter/columnist at the Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Best of the West journalism contest, the Arizona Newspapers Association and the Association for Women in Sports Media.

Gina is a Phoenix native and graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in 2010.

John Helsley


OSU Reporter Sr.

John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was deep-rooted at an early age.

Mrs. Jackson, an English/Journalism teacher at Del City High, plucked him for the school paper, The Eagle Beacon, and John was hooked. While he detoured through a brief accounting career, John returned to college (Central Oklahoma) for a second degree and a second career that has seen him cover everything from the preps to the pros at The Oklahoman.

John lives in Edmond with his wife Roberta and two daughters, Sarah and Jillian, who are keeping the family tradition of cheering for the baseball team with the birds on the bat.