NORMAN NORTH RUNNER-UP AT GRAPEVINE DUALS
The Norman North wrestling team, ranked No. 7 in Class 6A, took second place at the 24-team Grapevine Duals tournament last weekend in Grapevine, Texas.
The Timberwolves went 7-1 in the tournament against all Texas-based competition with wins over Flower Mound, Frisco, Arlington Bowie, Springtown, Hebron, Liberty, and Grapevine.
Norman North fell 38-32 to Morton Ranch (Katy, Texas) in the championships finals.
SANTA FE'S HELSLEY WINS MEECE SCHOLARSHIP
Edmond Santa Fe senior Sarah Helsley was named the winner of the 17th annual Volney Meece Scholarship on Monday by the Football Writers Association of America for her work in and out of the classroom.
Helsley, the daughter of The Oklahoman's Oklahoma State reporter John Helsley, will receive a grant of $1,000 for four years. She plans to attend the University of Oklahoma.
The scholarship is awarded annually by the FWAA and named for the late Volney Meece, who served 22 years as the FWAA's executive director and was the organization's president in 1971.
Sarah Helsley is a National Merit Semifinalist who ranks in the top two percent of her senior class. She's a member of the National Honor Society and the Pablo Neruda chapter of the Spanish Honor Society.
She is also an editor for the student newspaper and costume designer for the drama department. She also volunteered at the University of Oklahoma Children's Hospital and leads a confirmation class at her church.