• Vote: The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    The regular season ended in a big way, especially with some impressive performances across the Oklahoma City metro. Fans can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance in Week 9. The weekly Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll for the Oklahoma City-area is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the […]

  • Deer Creek football: Deer Creek upends No. 1 Guthrie, wins district championship

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Clayton Sims accounted for four touchdowns, including the game-winning strike with 1:10 left, to lift the eighth-ranked Antlers to a 26-21 upset over No. 1 Guthrie to win the District 5A-2 championship and stop the Bluejays’ school record 23-game win streak.

  • State cross country: Bryce Balenseifen's running career at Deer Creek far exceeded his expectations

    By Trent Shadid | Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Deer Creek’s Bryce Balenseifen took up cross country in seventh grade as a way to get in shape for basketball season. Two individual and three team Class 5A state cross country titles later, the senior is set to cap his remarkable career with the state meet on Saturday at Edmond Santa Fe.

  • Deer Creek football: Deer Creek stuns No. 4-ranked Carl Albert

    By Murray Evans, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Quarterback Clayton Sims passed for 363 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for two other scores for the Antlers, who have won five straight to move to 5-3 overall and 5-0 in district play.

  • High school football roundup: Deer Creek rolls past Guymon

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Clayton Sims completed 13 of 15 passes for 183 yards and five touchdowns, leading Deer Creek to a 55-6 victory over Guymon.

  • Deer Creek rallies past Western Heights

    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    NEWCASTLE - Deer Creek found itself in a three-time lightning delay at Western Heights Friday night. Nothing new, the Antlers battled through the same conditions in a competitive game at Stillwater at the start of the season.But the pesky Jets took advantage of a pair of fumbles — one at the Western Heights six-yard line and the other at midfield — and held a 9-7 lead on the Antlers at halftime. “What we kept stressing to the guys is not to lose focus,” Deer Creek skipper Grant Gower said during the delays. “They’re (Western Heights) big up front. We knew it was going to be a dogfight.” The Antlers forced the Jets to a three-and-out to begin the second half and went on to a 28-9 come-from-behind victory.

  • High school volleyball: Looks are deceiving when it comes to Deer Creek

    By Scott Wright | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    The Antlers’ record might not be good, but playing some of the toughest teams in Class 6A will prepare them for the Class 5A state playoffs.

  • Athletes get the mic: Deer Creek's Riley Eden interviews teammate Tanner Fialkowski

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    It’s a trend that’s been sweeping high schools across the state. The mullet. Deer Creek’s Tanner Fialkowski rocks one every day and his teammate Riley Eden couldn’t resist asking about it at The Oklahoman‘s Media Day. Now, there’s the hope it sweeps across Deer Creek. Watch the video above as we continue our […]

  • Norman football scrimmage: Stillwater's Brandon Prather impresses in Top of the World scrimmage

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    “That’s what they expect out of me,” said Prather, who only has an official scholarship offer from Central Oklahoma. “Trying to play through me will be a key thing this year.”

  • High school football: District 5A-2 preview

    By Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Defending champion Guthrie rebuilding offensive line. Bluejays picked to finish second in district behind Carl Albert.