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High school notebook: Mustang's Emily Helms break record in win

Emily Helms of Mustang not only repeated as the 6A state cross country champion Saturday, she shattered the course record at Edmond Santa Fe High School by 17 seconds.
by Ed Godfrey and Ryan Aber Published: October 28, 2012

Deer Creek had five of the top 12 runners at Saturday's Class 5A state meet at Edmond Santa Fe High School.

The Antlers also won state cross country titles in 2006 and 2007.


With its head coach back on the sideline after a one-week absence, Christian Heritage took care of business in a 21-6 win over Crooked Oak Friday night.

Coach John Merrell missed the previous game to be with his daughter, who recently learned she had cancer.

The CHA defense gave up only 185 total yards in the win to lock up the No. 3 playoff seed in District 2A-2.

Quarterback Colton Lindsey has been one of the top passers in Class 2A, with more than 1,400 yards and 14 touchdowns.


OKC RIVERSPORT's SandRidge Energy Youth League crowned champions in high school rowing and paddle sports Saturday on the Oklahoma River. Yukon High School won the overall point in paddling, while Northwest Classen finished first in the rowing regatta. Each school was awarded the SandRidge Cup in their respective sports.

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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