Six former NFL players will be featured speakers at the Town Hall Meeting of the YuCan Coalition, a Yukon organization that fights drug and alcohol abuse.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Yukon High School, 1777 S. Yukon Parkway, and is open to the public.
The panel will be led by former Oklahoma Sooner standout Jim Riley, who played for the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins. He will be joined by five other former NFL players from the state.
The panel consists of former Sooners Roy Williams and John Goodman, as well as former OSU standouts Derrel Gofourth and Terry Brown. Former Philadelphia Eagles player Kenny Blair of Oklahoma City, who has coached at Northeast Academy and Northwest Classen, is also on the panel.
For further information about the meeting, contact Kent Mathers at 314-5475.
SHAWNEE GOLFERS OFF TO HOT START
The Shawnee boys golf team continued its hot start with its second tournament victory in the span of a week on Wednesday.
Coming off a win at their home course at Shawnee Country Club last week, the Wolves won at Coffee Creek in Edmond Wednesday with a team total of 318. Deer Creek was second at 323.
Shawnee senior Daniel Langley shot 5-over-par 75 to win individual medalist honors, while teammate Morgen Pettigrew was fifth with a 78.
The Wolves were runners-up at Seminole last week as well.
EIGHT HIGH SCHOOL MASCOTS IN USA TODAY POLL
The high school sports section of USA Today is hosting a contest for the best mascot in the nation, and eight Oklahoma schools have their mascots in the competition.
The Woodward Boomers, Claremore Zebras, Dewey Bulldoggers, Bray-Doyle Donkeys, Eufaula Ironheads, Miami Wardogs, Newcastle Racers and Wright City Lumberjax are competing against each other in the first round of voting. The winner of the state round will advance to the regional round.
The third and final round of voting to decide the nation’s best high school mascot will end April 25.
Voting for the state round will continue until April 8 and can be found at contest.usatodayhss.com.
ANTLERS’ MCNUTT WINS OSSAA BOARD ELECTION
Antlers High School principal Bryan McNutt is the newest member of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Board of Directors after he won the runoff for the Southeast Quadrant II spot.
McNutt will begin his term with the board in August.
Also, current board member and Enid superintendent Shawn Hime’s resignation was accepted by a 12-0 vote at last week’s meeting. Hime was the Northwest Quadrant I representative and his term was scheduled to end June 30.
SUBURBAN CONFERENCE WRESTLING AWARD WINNERS NAMED
Deer Creek’s Cole Pacheco (182 pounds) was named Suburban Conference Wrestler of the Year after capping his senior season with a third-straight state title.