High schools: Classification committee formed by OSSAA

Class 6A football playoffs will have a bye week to avoid championship games on Thanksgiving weekend.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Published: March 26, 2014
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“I’ve got a great board and very supportive board,” Sheakley said. “For a lot of them, that’s just what they do in their districts. I’m good with that.”

The board did vote to renew contracts for Jackson, Plunkett, Amy Cassell, Mike Clark, Mike Whaley and David Glover through next year.

CARL ALBERT HOSTING CHARITY GAME THURSDAY

The Carl Albert baseball team is hosting a charity baseball game Thursday afternoon against Guthrie with proceeds going to Titans alumnus Matt Montgomery, who has been diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer.

The game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., and admission is $5. The proceeds from the gate will go to Montgomery as part of a school-wide fundraiser.

Montgomery played football and briefly played baseball at Carl Albert.

DOZIER PICKS UP WIN NO. 500

Carl Albert baseball coach Wayne Dozier picked up win No. 500 last week, adding to a strong legacy that includes two straight Class 5A titles.

“It means I’m getting old, really,” Dozier said. “It also means we’ve had a lot of good guys. Since I came back in ’05 it’s been year after year that we’ve had guys that are really good athletes and really good players.”

Dozier first started coaching the Titans in 1995 and spent six years before stepping away from baseball. He never left the school, but returned in 2005 to the field.

It’s worked out well for everybody with him in the dugout.

“Our big deal is building team chemistry, working together, playing hard and finding ways to be better teammates and find ways to work harder and become better players,” said Dozier, who will be honored Friday for his achievement. “Very simple goals, but these guys buy into those things. The last thing is being dependable.”

ROLAND’S CANTRELL PICKS ARKANSAS

One offer was all it took for Roland’s Austin Cantrell to make his college choice.

Just a few days after receiving an offer from Arkansas, the 6-foot-3, 250-pound tight end verbally committed to the SEC school, according to multiple online reports.

Cantrell becomes the state’s fourth prospect in the 2015 class to commit, along with Norman North quarterback John Kolar (Oklahoma State) and OU pledges Josh Wariboko-Alali of Casady and Marquise Overton of Jenks.

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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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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