Jacob Unruh
Reporter

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 Tahlequah Daily Press and the Tulsa World. From there, Unruh spent three years at the Lawton Constitution covering prep sports and Oklahoma football before joining The Oklahoman sports staff.


  • Class 3A softball state tournament bracket released

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the bracket for the Class 3A softball state tournament Tuesday morning, completing the schedule for the upcoming weekend. The bracket was delayed due to one regional finishing Monday. Verdigris won three games to advance and fill the final spot. Here is the schedule: At Ball Fields at Firelake, […]

  • High schools: McGuinness to make presentation to OSSAA board

    By Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The presentation is scheduled for 9:10 a.m., according to the OSSAA agenda that also says the school will ask for an amendment to Rule 14.

  • Class B fall baseball state tournament bracket released

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the brackets for this weekend’s Class B fall baseball state tournament. The first two days will be played at Mustang and the championship will be played at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Here is the bracket: Coleman vs. Fort Cobb-Broxton, 4 p.m. Leedey vs. Boswell, 6:30 p.m. Friday At Mustang […]

  • Class A fall baseball state tournament bracket released

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the brackets for this weekend’s Class A fall baseball state tournament. The first two days will be played at Yukon and the championship will be played at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Here is the bracket: Thursday At Yukon Dale vs. Sterling, 11 a.m. Silo vs. Binger-Oney, 11:30 a.m. Rattan […]

  • Class B softball state tournament bracket released

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the brackets for this weekend’s state softball tournaments in Shawnee at the Ball Fields at Firelake. Here is the Class B bracket. At Ball Fields at Firelake, Shawnee Thursday Fort Cobb-Broxton vs. Red Oak, 11 a.m. Caney vs. Bowlegs, 1 p.m. Leedey vs. Asher, 3 p.m. Arnett vs. […]

  • Class A softball state tournament bracket released

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the brackets for this weekend’s state softball tournaments in Shawnee at the Ball Fields at Firelake. Here is the Class A bracket. At Ball Fields at Firelake, Shawnee Thursday Rock Creek vs. Maud, 11 a.m. Rattan vs. Porum, 1 p.m. Pioner-Pleasant Vale vs. Mooreland, 3 p.m. Davenport vs. […]

  • Class 2A softball state tournament bracket released

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the brackets for this weekend’s state softball tournaments in Shawnee at the Ball Fields at Firelake. Here is the Class 2A bracket. Class 2A At Ball Fields at Firelake, Shawnee Thursday Wayne vs. Drumright, 11 a.m. Tushka vs. Oktaha, 1 p.m. Dale vs. Wister, 3 p.m. Hobart vs. […]

  • High school notebook: Tecumseh gets first victory

    By Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    After a tumultuous start to the football season, Tecumseh came away with its first victory Friday with a 22-21 victory over Santa Fe South.

  • How the Christian Heritage football staff developed a game-changing instant replay system

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    CHA’s Chad Cargill was just looking to make his team better. What he developed was echo1612, an innovative replay system to allow instant access to video on the sidelines.

  • Recruiting: Edmond Santa Fe's Keaton Torre commits to Louisville

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    EDMOND — Edmond Santa Fe junior quarterback Keaton Torre fell in love with Louisville during a visit before the season started. He’s about to become very familiar with the Atlantic Coast Conference school. Torre announced Saturday that he has verbally committed to the Cardinals, joining Westmoore star senior receiver Dahu Green as the Cardinals’ commitments from Oklahoma. “I just really love what they’re doing down there,” Torre told The Oklahoman. “It really fits me well what they’re doing down there.” Torre, who is 6-foot-3 and 195 pounds, entered Friday completing 50 percent of his passes for 705 yards, five touchdowns and five interceptions.

  • High school notebook: Yukon upsets Edmond Memorial behind Christian Gordon's late TD passes

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Dual-threat quarterback Christian Gordon kept the Bulldogs off balance with his feet early in the game, but put them away with his arm. He threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes, including the game-winner to DeMarcus Owens with 53 seconds remaining.

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

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Midway through the season, there have been some strong individual performances across the Oklahoma City metro. Week 5 was no different, and fans can now voice their opinion on who had the best game. The weekly Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll for the Oklahoma City-area is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of […]

  • Edmond North looking to turn things around following win

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Edmond North coach Scott Burger believes one win can turn a team around pretty quickly. He thinks the Huskies’ 42-7 win over Moore will do just that following three miserable weeks. “It was tough for the kids with all of the injuries we’re going through,” Burger said. “We’re extremely happy for the kids because they […]

  • Edmond Santa Fe quarterback Keaton Torre commits to Louisville

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    EDMOND — Edmond Santa Fe junior quarterback Keaton Torre fell in love with Louisville during a visit before the season started. He’s about to become very familiar with the Atlantic Coast Conference school. Torre announced Saturday that he has verbally committed to the Cardinals, joining Westmoore star senior receiver Dahu Green as the latest commitment […]

  • Coyle's Jared Weathers scores 8 touchdowns in 94-62 win

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Coyle coach Shane Weathers was hoping to get his son some rest in the second half Friday night against Regent Prep. But the Rams kept coming and Jared Weathers was reinserted into the game to complete a spectacular night in Coyle’s wild 94-62 win. “We sat him out most of the third quarter,” Shane Weathers […]

  • Deer Creek football: Deer Creek survives McGuinness in triple OT

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Deer Creek stopped McGuinness on a two-point conversion in the final overtime to seal the victory when Joseph Winfield and Jake Strickland tackled third-string quarterback Clay Morris on a keeper.

  • Live Coverage: Bisop McGuinness at Deer Creek

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Jacob Unruh and others provide live coverage of Bishop McGuinness' game at Deer Creek.

  • Guide to Wellston at No. 2 Oklahoma Christian School

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Oklahoma Christian School, Interstate 35 and Second, Edmond Records: 2-2, 1-0 District 2A-2; Oklahoma Christian School 4-0, 1-0 Last week: Wellston 21, Northeast 6 — Running back Jacob Harriet rushed for 257 yards and a touchdown as the Tigers evened their record and opened district play in strong fashion. OCS […]

  • Guide to No. 8 Edmond Memorial at Yukon

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Yukon High School, 1777 S. Yukon Parkway Radio: KZLS-AM 1640 Records: Edmond Memorial 3-1, 1-0 District 6AI-1; Yukon 1-3, 0-1 Last week: Edmond Memorial 40, Edmond Santa Fe 33 — Star running back and Arkansas State commitment Warren Wand finally broke free with a vintage performance, scoring five times and […]

  • Guide to No. 10 John Marshall at Mount St. Mary

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Mount St. Mary, 25th and South Shartel, Oklahoma City Records: John Marshall 4-0, 1-0 District 3A-2; Mount St. Mary 3-1, 1-0 Last week: John Marshall 24, Blanchard 21 — The Bears rallied with 17 points in the fourth quarter to knock off Class 3A state runner-up Blanchard in the final […]




Jacob Unruh Today at 5:03 PM RT @NewsOKSports: There's still a day left to vote in @TheOklahoman Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll: LINK #okpreps
Jacob Unruh Today at 4:35 PM @brian_josefy they are out
Jacob Unruh Today at 4:32 PM The Oklahoman's Class C poll: Coyle moves to No. 3 but can it challenge @TiptonFootball or @14ChiefFootball? #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 4:30 PM Turpin has entered The Oklahoman's Class B football rankings. #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 4:29 PM RT @NewsOKSports: Central Sallisaw enters @TheOklahoman's Class A football poll; Hollis stays at No. 1: LINK #okpreps
Jacob Unruh Today at 2:10 PM There was some shuffling in the Class 2A rankings, including Nowata moving to the top five. #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 2:09 PM .@BethanyHighNews moves into the top 10 of The Oklahoman's Class 3A rankings. #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 1:53 PM Lawton MacArthur's Will Collins (@WillDenzil) committed to Louisiana-Monroe today. #OKpreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 1:53 PM Lawton MacArthur's Will Collins commits to Louisiana-Monroe LINK #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Today at 1:07 PM RT @WillDenzil: Truly blessed to announce that I will be committing to THE University of Lousianna Monroe. #TalonsOut LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 12:44 PM .@awathletics remains No. 1 in the Class 4A poll, while Weatherford moves up. #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 12:43 PM There's a new No. 1 in The Oklahoman's class 5A rankings: Ardmore. #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 12:37 PM The Oklahoman's Class 6A-II rankings: @YellowjacketsFB moves up ahead of big game vs. Midwest City. #OKpreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 10:11 AM RT @AJ_ZachLong: Very cool video from NewsOk's @jacobunruh on Hawk tackling drill now being used by #TexasTech. LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 9:35 AM The Oklahoman's Class 6A-I rankings. Is @1BroncoFootball or @WHSJagsFootball the best in the West? #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 9:34 AM Vote @kduke12, @quanhogan, Coyle's LaShay Johnson, @JonahLlanusa, @Warren_Wand4 or @T_Train44 #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 9:29 AM Want to teach your kids or players a safe way to tackle? Here's how to teach Hawk tackling like @Seahawks #OKPreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 9:28 AM ICYMI: How @HHallFootball has adopted Hawk Tackling from @Seahawks to make the game safer now, in future. #OKpreps LINK
Jacob Unruh Today at 12:49 AM RT @WillDenzil: I will be announcing where I will be committing to play college football at tomorrow. #Blessed
Jacob Unruh Sun, Oct. 19 2014 07:49:37 PM CST Oklahoman Super 30 list for the class of 2015 LINK #OKPreps