Oklahoma scene: Former OSU wrestler Coleman Scott makes U.S. Olympic Team
The 2008 NCAA champion qualifies by winning three-man competition Thursday in New York.
Former Oklahoma State wrestler Coleman Scott made the U.S. Olympic Team after winning a three-man competition Thursday at “The Grapple in the Big Apple” in New York. Scott will wrestle at 60 kilograms after defeating Reece Humphrey and top-ranked Shawn Bunch. Scott won both best-of-3 matches 2-1. Scott won the 2008 NCAA championship and was a four-time All-American while at Oklahoma State.
OSU IN PUERTO RICO TIP-OFF
The Oklahoma State men's basketball team will be one of eight squads in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, scheduled Nov. 15-18 in San Juan. The Cowboys' first opponent has not been determined. Other teams in the Tip-Off are Akron, Massachusetts, North Carolina State, North Carolina-Asheville, Penn State, Providence and Tennessee.
DRAG BOATS THIS WEEKEND
The fourth annual Ozarka-Riverwind Casino Oklahoma City Nationals drag boat races are scheduled Friday through Sunday on the Oklahoma River. Approximately 100 teams and 10 different classes will compete. The premiere class is the Top Fuel Hydro with boats covering a quarter-mile stretch in less than 5 seconds with speeds often exceeding 250 mph. The event begins Friday, from 4 to 11 p.m. Racing on Saturday and Sunday runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults; kids ages 12 and under are admitted free. Tickets are available at the Chesapeake Arena box office, ticketmaster.com and Homeland stores. Go to okcmotorsports.com for parking information.
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