Price's wife, Courtney, was involved in a near-fatal car accident on May 1, when she was three months pregnant. She lost the baby and underwent multiple surgeries to save her life. On May 20, the family lost their home in the Moore tornado.
Price's senior class of 2004 has organized the Stephens County Throwback, a 5-on-5 basketball tournament that will be held July 12-14 at Marlow High School, with brackets for both men's and women's teams.
Cost is $20 per player, with no more than 10 players per team. Those interested in participating can contact Jessica Garvin at (405) 274-4462 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds from the event will benefit Price and his family.
GROVE'S WALKER WINS GATORADE SOFTBALL AWARD
Grove pitcher Jessica Walker was named the Gatorade Oklahoma Softball Player of the Year last week.
Walker was 25-3 with a 0.59 ERA and 278 strikeouts in 178 innings in the fall, helping the Ridgerunners to the Class 5A state title.
Walker also hit .388 with three home runs, 21 RBIs and a .565 slugging percentage.