High school notebook: Norman's Zac Uhles commits to Tulsa

Norman offensive lineman Zac Uhles committed to the Golden Hurricane on Monday. He also had an offer from Texas State.
by Ryan Aber and Scott Wright Published: June 27, 2012
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EPIC GYMNAST SIGNS WITH MISSOURI

Epic Charter Schools gymnast Rachel Henderson signed with Missouri on Tuesday night.

Henderson signed with the Tigers after finishing her final two years or coursework in just one year with the online public school.

“We're extremely proud of Rachel,” Epic Charter founder David Chaney said in a release. “She is a fine student and a perfect example of why our school model exists.”

OFC '96 GIRLS TEAM REACHES REGIONAL FINAL

The OFC '96 Girls U-16 soccer team reached the Region III finals in South Carolina earlier this month, falling 9-8 in an extended shootout.

The team won an Oklahoma state championship and finished second in the Regional Premier League to qualify for the Region III tournament.

In the finals against CESA of South Carolina, the match was scoreless after regulation and two 15-minute overtimes. It remained tied after the first five rounds of the shootout, and it took four more rounds in the shootout to settle the match.

Through pool and bracket play, OFC '96 allowed only one goal in six matches.

HOLE-IN-ONE BOOSTS LANGLEY

Shawnee junior-to-be Daniel Langley advanced to the Oklahoma State Amateur on Tuesday, shooting a two-under 69 at Page Belcher in Tulsa.

Langley’s round was boosted by his hole-in-one on No. 15. He birdied holes 14 and 16, jumping him up the leaderboard as the round closed.

Former Grove High School standout Tyler Carson, who played collegiately at Tulsa, won the tournament with a 5-under 66.

A second qualifier was held Wednesday at Lincoln Park West in Oklahoma City.

Five golfers tied for the top spot at 3-under 68.

Among the other qualifiers for the state amateur was recent Edmond North grad Michael Hampton and recent Heritage Hall grad

Trent Mewbourn, who eached finished in a tie for 11th at 1-under 70.

The state amateur, a 64-player match-play event, will be played July 16-18 at Tulsa’s Southern Hills.


by Ryan Aber
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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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by Scott Wright
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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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