• Midwest City school holds its annual World's Fair

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Nov 26, 2015

    Carl Albert High School in Midwest City holds annual exploration of the world's cultures.

  • Patriotic celebrations honor veterans in Midwest City-Del City area

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Nov 17, 2015

    Veterans were honored in Midwest City and Del City with a parade and during assemblies on campuses in the Midwest City-Del City School District.

  • High school football: McGuinness fights off Terry Wilson, Del City in offensive slugfest, 52-47

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Nov 13, 2015

    On a night that featured 99 total points and nearly 1,200 yards of offense, it was only fitting that a defensive play won the game.

  • Guide to Del City at No. 7 McGuinness

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, Nov 12, 2015

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Pribil Stadium, 801 N.W. 50th, Oklahoma City Records: Del City 6-4, 4-3 District 5A-1 (fourth); McGuinness 8-2, 7-0 District 5A-2 (first) Last week: Del City 56, Chickasha 20 — Senior quarterback Terry Wilson had a big night, accounting for five touchdowns in the rout that helped seal a playoff spot. McGuinness 35, Piedmont 20 — Quarterback Jacob Mullins threw three touchdowns and running back Zach Segell had a big night as the Irish rolled to a perfect district record. Players to watch: Del City — Wilson, QB. The Oregon commitment is a walking highlight reel. A dual-threat with the ball, Wilson has the ability to change the game at all times on offense.

  • Deer Creek's Zach Kerstetter wins Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Nov 10, 2015

    In a tight race, Deer Creek receiver Zach Kerstetter edged Southmoore kicker Chris Nemecek to win The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll. Kerstetter won the vote 1,203-1,152. The junior receiver caught eight passes for 122 yards and a touchdown in the Antlers’ 27-20 win over Guthrie last week to clinch a home playoff game. The Oklahoman’s staff choice for player of the week, Braden Hudson of Putnam City, finished third with 243 votes. A total of 2,956 votes were cast for seven players. Watch NewsOK.com/Varsity on Saturday for this week’s poll from the first round of the playoffs. Here are this week’s results: Zach Kerstetter, Deer Creek:

  • Veterans Day events in Oklahoma

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Nov 10, 2015

    Parades, pinnings and more will honor veterans in Oklahoma this week.

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

    Jacob Unruh,scott wright | Updated: Sat, Nov 7, 2015

    The regular season came to a close this week with some big performances across the Oklahoma City area. Fans can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance. The weekly Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the selections from the poll below, or write in your own candidate in the comments section, where you can tell us why your choice deserves Player of the Week honors. Voting ends at 4 p.m. Tuesday and the results of the poll will appear in Wednesday's print editions. Here are the candidates: Chandler Garrett, Mustang: The Wyoming commitment was incredibly efficient in Thursday’s 56-9 rout of Moore to clinch a playoff spot.

  • Nebraska commit Alexis Perry named Oklahoma Big 10 All-Conference Player of Year

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Nov 2, 2015

    Putnam City infielder and Nebraska commitment Alexis Perry was recently named the Oklahoma Big 10 Conference Player of the Year. Perry was also recently honored as the District 6A-2 Player of the Year. Choctaw coach Lindsey Mudgett was also named Coach of the Year after leading the Yellowjackets to the Class 6A state championship.

  • High school football: Lawton Mac clinches district title with rout of Del City

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    With the win, Lawton MacArthur (9-0, 5-0) wrapped up the district championship.

  • Southmoore's Trenity Edwards named District 6A-1 Player of Year

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    Southmoore catcher and Missouri commitment Trenity Edwards was recently named the District 6A-1 Player of the Year, while Choctaw pitcher Chenise Delce was named Pitcher of the Year after leading Choctaw to the Class 6A state championship. Delce, a sophomore, is verbally committed to Tulsa. The coaches in the district also named Moore’s Halle Melone, a Southern Mississippi commitment, the Offensive Player of the Year and Del City’s Khmari Edwards the Defensive Player of the Year. Choctaw coach Lindsey Mudgett was named Coach of the Year.

  • Midwest City Elks honor Oklahoma County law officers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Oct 28, 2015

    Midwest City Elks Lodge 1890 held its fifth annual John Vallion memorial law enforcement appreciation banquet and honored Oklahoma County law officers for their service and dedication to the public.

  • Hawgs for Hounds in Del City raises money for dogs

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Tue, Oct 20, 2015

    Del City event benefits boxer rescue group

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Oct 15, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • Choral festival at Oklahoma college celebrates American Indian culture

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Oct 10, 2015

    Choirs from Del City, Putnam City North, Chandler and Midwest City high schools participated in the second annual choral festival at Rose State College, which this year celebrated American Indian culture through song and dance.

  • Ravens Three to bring Celtic tradition to Oklahoma City-area libraries

    By Jennifer Jones For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Oct 3, 2015

    Hear the sounds of traditional Celtic music at Oklahoma City-area libraries and learn more about the instruments and culture behind the music with Ravens Three, a folk trio.

  • Del City Fire Department plans open house, safety fair

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    Del City Fire Department's annual open house and a safety fair will be Saturday.

  • Carl Albert High School in Midwest City celebrates homecoming

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Sep 29, 2015

    Carl Albert High School celebrated homecoming with a parade before Friday's night football game.

  • Mid-Del teachers receive food, support from local businesses

    By Josh Wallace Staff Writer jwallace@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Sep 27, 2015

    Rewards of Honor offers faculty and staff members with more than $30,000 a year in free goods and services from 16 local businesses including free food, salon services and oil changes, said program creator Steve Faulkner, president of the Transformation Agency.

  • Oklahoma City-area community news

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Sep 26, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area community news

  • Guide to No. 7 Del City at No. 2 Ardmore

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Sep 25, 2015

    When: 7:30 p.m., Friday Where: Ardmore High School, 701 Veterans Blvd. Records: Del City 2-1; Ardmore 3-0 Last week: Midwest City 37, Del City 14 — Midwest City battered Del City star quarterback Terry Wilson into six turnovers — including five interceptions — in what turned out to be a rout. Ardmore 48, Gainesville, Texas 7 — Ardmore’s flexbone offense was in full force as the Tigers rolled through their non-district schedule with a rout. Players to watch: Del City — Wilson, QB. The Oregon commitment has nowhere to go but up after last week’s performance. If he plays like he’s capable, the Eagles can pull off the upset on the road behind his legs or