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High school notebook: Dick Villaflor is out at Heritage Hall

The longtime tennis coach said it was the school's decision to part ways. Athletic director Rod Warner, headmaster Guy Bramble decline comment.
by Ed Godfrey and Ryan Aber Published: April 15, 2013

The soccer balls delivered by the One World Futbol Project are virtually indestructible. They never deflate, never puncture and don't require a pump.

One World Futbol inventor Tim Jahnigen was inspired to start the nonprofit organization after watching television news footage of young refugees in Darfur, a region of western Sudan, playing soccer using a ball of trash tied up with twine.

The teams from Edmond North and Edmond Santa Fe will be wearing special game shirts on Tuesday night with the One World Futbol Project logo.

Donations for the One World Futbol Project will be collected at the gate and in the stands. The girls game starts at 6 p.m. and the boys game will be at 8.


The National Federation of State High School Associations' board of directors approved several rule changes that will take effect next season.

Swimmers in the breast stroke will now be permitted to execute a single butterfly kick on the start or turn at any time before the first breast stroke kick.

Also, the board approved changes that allow for the installation of track-style starting blocks with wedges, changed the procedure when an illegal suit is discovered and will now allow team personnel to use electronic devices to transmit or record information about a competitor's performance though not for communication with a swimmer.

by 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...
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by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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