Jacob Unruh
Sports 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.


  • Oklahoma offers Westmoore's Dahu Green

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    New Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley made a stop at Westmoore on Tuesday and made an official offer to a possible receiver. Riley offered Washington State commitment and the state’s top receiver Dahu Green, Westmoore coach Adam Gaylor confirmed to The Oklahoman. Gaylor said the Sooners are in the running despite Green’s commitment. Green caught […]

  • Pauls Valley to name Matt Weber coach

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    It didn’t take long for former Ada football coach Matt Weber to land on his feet. Weber has been named the new coach at Pauls Valley pending board approval next month, KTEN-TV in Denison, Texas, reports. Weber resigned in December from the Cougars following a seven-year stint that resulted in a 50-29 record. While with […]

  • Girls high school basketball: Londaryl Perry fired as Putnam North basketball coach

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    Perry told The Oklahoman he was fired as girls basketball coach after making what he called “the wrong decision.”

  • Girls basketball: Westmoore Ashley Gomez is Oklahoman's Player of the Week

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    Even in a low-scoring game, Chickasha defenders had to pay special attention to Westmoore junior Ashley Gomez in Saturday’s championship game of the Otho “Sweet Pea” Curtis Tournament in Newcastle.

  • Oklahoma National Football Foundation scholar-athletes named

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Football Foundation announced the 10 High School Scholar Athlete Award recipients Monday who will be honored at the Jim Thorpe Award Banquet on Feb. 3. The winners are based on their performance on and off the field. Each recipient will receive a […]

  • Girls basketball roundup: Southmoore upsets Muskogee for John Nobles title

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    The fifth-ranked SaberCats beat No. 2 Muskogee 69-58 on Saturday to win the championship of Moore’s John Nobles Invitational, giving them their third victory over a top-five ranked team the past two weeks.

  • Boys basketball roundup: Hayden Howell hits game-winner for Carl Albert

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    With 2.3 seconds remaining in overtime, Trey Hopkins lobbed a perfect pass nearly the full length of the court to Howell, who dribbled once and put in a layup while getting fouled. He added the free throw to give Carl Albert a 62-59 win over Millwood in the semifinals of the Titan Classic on Friday night.

  • Girls basketball roundup: Southmoore, Muskogee advance in possible state tournament preview

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    No. 2 Muskogee upset No. 1 Edmond Santa Fe 60-54 behind junior Aaliyah Wilson’s all-around dominance. No. 5 Southmoore then knocked off No. 3 Choctaw 68-54 with a balanced attack.

  • Girls basketball roundup: Kylee Blehm leads Newcastle past Yukon in debut

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Thursday, the senior made her debut with No. 10-ranked Newcastle after transferring from Hennessey over Christmas break and delivered a huge performance off the bench in a 73-54 victory over Yukon in the Otho “Sweet Pea” Curtis Tournament.

  • OBCA Hall of Fame induction honors 5 on Saturday

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Former Edmond Memorial baseball coach Byron Graham is among five inductees into the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame this weekend as part of the organization’s 49th annual winter clinic. Graham will be joined by former Perkins coach Bobby Buck, Bill Claborn of Wright City, Herb Dallis of Tahlequah and Gerald Osborne of Pryor. […]

  • High school notebook: Florida offers Ringling's Riley Daniel

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Kansas State, Baylor, Texas Tech and Tulsa make up the rest of the top programs in pursuit of Daniel, who decommitted from Houston after the Cougars’ coaching change in early December.

  • Boys basketball roundup: Mustang's depth shines in win over Edmond Memorial

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    On the Broncos’ home floor Tuesday night, coach Terry Long’s second five came up just as big in a 72-64 win over No. 3 Edmond Memorial.

  • Girls basketball roundup: Midwest City holds off Choctaw for upset

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    The Bombers nearly let a 15-point lead slip away, but ultimately held on for a 59-57 victory over the Yellowjackets on Tuesday to split the season series.

  • OCA All-State football rosters announced

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Tuesday the rosters for the annual All-State football game scheduled for the end of the summer in Tulsa. The game will be played July 31, capping the annual OCA clinic. A site has not been announced. The coaches for the East will be Talihina’s Kelly Gravitt, Beggs’ Chad Stanton, Tahlequah’s […]

  • OCA All-Star rosters for each class announced

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced the All-Star rosters for each class on Tuesday. The organization honors senior players from each class on both sides of the ball. The rosters for the All-State game in July can be found here. Here is a breakdown of each class: Class 6A EAST OFFENSE QB: Mason Farquhar, Tulsa Union; […]

  • High school notebook: Putnam City's Chris Pogi reopens recruitment

    By Scott Wright and Jacon Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Pogi announced his decision on Twitter Monday evening. He told The Oklahoman that he is looking at New Mexico, and is still considering Wyoming as an option.

  • High school basketball: Classen's Taylor Roberts is driven to be the best

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Last week, she was certainly that as she averaged 38.3 points in three victories, including a 43-point display against perennial power Millwood in the Comets first ever victory over the Falcons. Roberts’ efforts have earned her The Oklahoman’s Girls Basketball Player of the Week honors.

  • Putnam West's Gabrielle Johnson has big week

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Putnam West girls basketball coach Carlos Adamson has seen remarkable improvement among the team in his first year. Last week was the perfect example with junior Gabrielle Johnson delivering two big performances in two big wins for the Patriots over Del City and Lawton Eisenhower. “Since I’ve taken over the program, the girls have worked […]

  • Reggie Willits joins New York Yankees organization

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    After helping restore Binger-Oney’s baseball program to power, Reggie Willits is back in the majors. The former Oklahoma standout and MLB outfielder has accepted a coordinator position with the New York Yankees, he told The Oklahoman on Monday. “It was a position where I was going to get to come back to Oklahoma so many […]

  • High school football: The Oklahoman's Super 30

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    It’s the final Pre-Signing Day Edition of The Oklahoman’s Super 30.




Jacob Unruh Today at 11:25 AM RT @HSVarsity: Missed scores from Monday's #okpreps basketball playoff games? Here you go ->> LINK
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 11:16:09 PM CST Girls basketball roundup: Ana Llanusa comes alive as Choctaw shuts down Edmond Memorial LINK #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 09:48:57 PM CST High school football: Kyle White promoted to head football coach at Edmond Santa Fe LINK #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 09:38:52 PM CST RT @CBlakeColston: FINAL: Piedmont 37, Ike 36. Reid with 17, plus the game winner. Piedmont one win from state. #okpreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 09:18:34 PM CST @rob_mooredaily Santa Fe won in OT. Haven't seen score.
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 08:55:55 PM CST Edmond Santa Fe has promoted offensive coordinator Kyle White to head coach. Story coming soon to LINK #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 08:18:37 PM CST RT @michaelswisher: Thomas girls' win over Cheyenne blows up Class A bracket. Puts Okarche and Cheyenne on same side. #okpreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 08:17:44 PM CST RT @TLlanusa: Girls basketball...Ed. Santa Fe and NN going to OT!
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 08:16:41 PM CST @MattHarrison51 guaranteed a roster spot, but no scholarship.
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:40:05 PM CST RT @JenniCarlson_OK: OU product MT @jillpainter: Garrett Richards on watching replays of his knee injury, his teammates & more from @an htt…
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:29:07 PM CST #OKpreps #OKState “@latimessports: Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for about 15 minutes, seeks fame with Angels LINK
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:28:28 PM CST RT @MuskogeeA: End of the 3rd quarter Muskogee Girls 48 Bixby 21
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:26:16 PM CST RT @CBlakeColston: End of 3Q: Ike 28, Piedmont 25. Piedmont 3-pointer tie as time expired was just short. #okpreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:22:43 PM CST RT @rob_mooredaily: Final at Southmoore...Lady Sabercats claim regional title with. 56-37 win over Yukon. #okpreps @SouthmooreBB @sabercats…
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:16:03 PM CST Choctaw girls win regional championship, beat Edmond Memorial 41-30. #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:10:02 PM CST RT @EyeAmTruth: Puzzling move. Hawkins is still in game for #Southmoore with 1:40 left and SaberCats leading 53-32. #okpreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:09:43 PM CST Edmond Memorial coach Dandy Peeler asks her team in timeout why they are letting Ana Llanusa catch the ball. Very good question. #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:08:24 PM CST Heritage Hall's Connor McGinnis to walk on at Oklahoma LINK #OKPreps
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:07:56 PM CST @CBlakeColston Not a ton of shooting period. Lots of ball movement and executing of offense.
Jacob Unruh Mon, Mar. 02 2015 07:07:33 PM CST Choctaw leads Edmond Memorial 35-28 with 1:10 left. Ana Llanusa has 12 of Choctaw's 16 points in second half. #OKPreps

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