BETHANY — Mount St. Mary learned from last season's heartache. After falling in the Class 4A quarterfinals to Perkins-Tryon last season in the first state tournament appearance in program history, the Rockets experienced a new high Thursday night.
Whitney Jones put back her own missed shot with 23.1 seconds left to give Deer Creek the lead, then made a steal at the other end to preserve the second-ranked Antlers' 42-40 victory over Collinsville.
Ariel Williams broke a tie with a steal and layup with 19.2 seconds left, then sank two free throws with 5.6 seconds remaining as Tulsa East Central survived in the first round of the Class 5A girls state tournament with a hard-fought 54-50 decision over Del City.
BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer, email@example.com | Published: Sun, Mar 22, 2015
YUKON — Yukon boys basketball coach Scott Raper was admitted to the hospital with blood clots in his lungs on Saturday and remains hospitalized for treatment.
Raper posted photos on Facebook late Monday morning from his hospital room, saying that he was “still going strong.”
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BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015
It was quite a year for parents coaching their children in Oklahoma high school basketball. Of the 14 state championship trophies handed out over the previous two weekends, half of them went to a coach with a child on the team.
By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015
On the night the Oklahoma City Storm homeschool basketball team won its third consecutive national championship, the highlight wasn’t winning — it was helping one of opponent CHSM’s players, Cordell Davis, to score.
Del City’s Terry Wilson improved his scholarship offer list to four Monday when Memphis became the latest to extend an offer to the dual-threat quarterback. He isn’t the only player from the state picking up interest lately.
By Larry Lewis, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015
Sydney Manning scored 20 points to lead No. 2 Deer Creek to a 42-33 victory over top-ranked Tulsa East Central to win the Class 5A girls state championship on Saturday night at Oral Roberts’ Mabee Center.