High schools: Binger approves proposition to renovate ballpark

The renovations are expected to total between $400,000 and $600,000. It is still unclear when renovations will begin, though, as the city still has to legally go through the bidding process.
BY JACOB UNRUH, RYAN ABER, ED GODFREY AND SCOTT WRIGHT Modified: April 3, 2013 at 6:26 pm •  Published: April 3, 2013
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photo - Former Major League Baseball player and current head coach of the Binger-Oney High School baseball team Reggie Willits looks on as he watches his team warm up during pre game on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Binger, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman
Former Major League Baseball player and current head coach of the Binger-Oney High School baseball team Reggie Willits looks on as he watches his team warm up during pre game on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Binger, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

“We like to go somewhere every year and test ourselves against other quality teams,” said Norman North coach Geo Claros.

The Timberwolves have traveled to South Carolina in recent years, but that tournament required Norman North to play more soccer games than what is allowed by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association for tournament play.

JENKS' WASHINGTON WINS SKILLS COMPETITION

Jenks point guard Jessica Washington won the skills competition at the Powerade Jam Fest on Tuesday night at the University of Chicago's Gerald Ratner Athletics Center.

Washington's finals time of 30.7 seconds through the obstacle course was faster than the time of the boys winner. Demetrius Jackson, a Notre Dame signee, completed the course in 31.1 seconds.

Washington helped the West to a 92-64 win in Wednesday night’s McDonald’s All-American Game at the United Center in Chicago. She scored six points in the win.

TENNIS RANKINGS RELEASED

Edmond North's boys and Jenks girls are No. 1 in the first rankings released this season by the Oklahoma Tennis Coaches Association.

Edmond North is led by defending state champion Nate Roper, who won his fourth consecutive tournament of the season Saturday by capturing the No. 1 singles title of the Heritage Hall Tournament of Champions.

The rest of the top 10 in 6A boys are Jenks, Tulsa Union, Muskogee, Edmond Memorial, Edmond Santa Fe, Broken Arrow, Westmoore, Ponca City and Bishop McGuinness.

Rounding out the top 10 in 6A girls are Enid, Tulsa Kelley, Edmond North, Edmond Memorial, Owasso, Bishop McGuinness, Tulsa Union, Broken Arrow and Mustang.

Cascia Hall is ranked No. 1 in both 5A girls and boys.

The rest of the top ten in 5A girls are Duncan, Bixby, Heritage Hall, Ada, Tulsa Washington, Ardmore, Deer Creek, Shawnee and Claremore.

In 5A boys, Tulsa Washington is No. 2 followed by Heritage Hall, Metro Christian, Oklahoma Christian, McAlester, Durant, Carl Albert, Duncan and Tahlequah.

In 4A girls, Metro Christian is No. 1 followed by Perry, Oklahoma Christian, Elk City, Midway, Okmulgee, Oklahoma Bible, Anadarko, Clinton and Classen.

In 4A boys, top-ranked Ada is followed by Byng, Anadarko, Riverfield, Henryetta, Piedmont, Okmulgee, Classen, Beaver and Elk City   



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