High school notebook: Deer Creek hosting Military/First Responder Appreciation Day

Deer Creek is recognizing all active and former members of the military, along with federal, state and local police, fire and EMT departments with free admission during Saturday's four basketball games at the Deer Creek Performing Arts and Athletic Center.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh and Trent Shadid Published: December 17, 2013
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Deer Creek is recognizing all active and former members of the military, along with federal, state and local police, fire and EMT departments with free admission during Saturday's four basketball games at the Deer Creek Performing Arts and Athletic Center.

To gain free admission, each person will be required to show their official ID.

Games begin at noon with McGuinness' girls team taking on Piedmont. The two schools will follow with the boys game at 1:30.

Deer Creek's girls team will play Mount St. Mary at 3 p.m. in a battle of top-five teams in Class 5A and 4A, with the boys following at 4:30 p.m.

NORMAN'S HOCKETT COMMITS TO OSU

Norman High senior kicker/punter Matt Hockett recently verbally committed to Oklahoma State, according to Norman High coach Greg Nation.

Nation said Hockett has committed as a preferred walk-on and his 4.0 GPA will likely land him an academic scholarship at OSU.

Hockett averaged 43 yards on 44 punts this season and registered 38 touchbacks with his 45 kickoffs. He was 7 of 12 on field-goal attempts with a long of 46 yards.

FORMER MWC PLAYER COMMITS TO KANSAS

Former Midwest City standout Ronnie Davis of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M has verbally committed to Kansas, according to the Midwest City coaching staff.

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by Scott Wright
Reporter
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jacob Unruh
Reporter
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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by Trent Shadid
Copy Editor
Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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