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High school notebook: Putnam City North's Brett McGee resigns

Fresh off guiding Putnam North to the Class 6A girls basketball state tournament, coach Brett McGee has resigned. McGee said he is pursuing other career opportunities.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Published: May 18, 2014
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Fresh off guiding Putnam North to the Class 6A girls basketball state tournament, coach Brett McGee has resigned.

The Panthers finished the season 18-10 after a quarterfinal loss to Edmond Santa Fe. It was their first appearance in the tournament since 2010.

McGee said he is pursuing other career opportunities.

“I thought it was time to try another career now,” he said in an email. “I can always go back to teaching/coaching, and will probably end up doing so later on in life.”

McGee spent three seasons at Putnam North.

SHAWNEE’S JOHN JACOBS COMMITS TO EAST CAROLINA

Shawnee quarterback John Jacobs had gathered a unique set of offers, and now he has made his decision.

Jacobs announced on Twitter late last week that he had verbally committed to East Carolina, choosing the Pirates over Troy and Alabama-Birmingham, a trio of schools that rarely find their way to Oklahoma on the football recruiting trail.

Jacobs threw for 2,263 yards and 28 touchdowns as a junior, adding 1,122 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound Jacobs has been clocked at 4.55 seconds in the 40-yard dash at college camps.

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by Scott Wright
Reporter
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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by Jacob Unruh
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Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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