Scott Munn
Sports Night Assistant Sports Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's regular beats included high schools, minor league hockey, minor league baseball, sprint car racing and small college athletics -- all of which he still follows. He has contributed to major beats such as Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.

A native of Portsmouth, Ohio, he attended the University of Central Oklahoma and Putnam City North High School. Scott and wife Ginger live in Oklahoma City with children Elizabeth (16), David (15) and pets Sam, Jack, Pete, Harry Bear and Buster.

  • TRIBUTES: A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience

    By Scott Munn Assistant Sports Editor smunn@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: *Gary Shivers, 82, of Oklahoma City was a native Texan who starred in basketball at the University of Houston. Shivers was an All-Missouri Valley Conference selection in 1954 and was then drafted in the 10th round by the old Baltimore Bullets. He played for several teams in the National Industrial Basketball League, including the Goodyear Wingfoots. An avid golfer and Oklahoma State fan. Spent 35 years working in management for Goodyear Tire and Rubber. *Justin Lewis, 41, of Newcastle played on Merritt High School's first state tournament basketball team in 1992. The father of four was a Southeastern State graduate and worked as a production

  • Tributes: Bill Plummer spent more than 40 years in softball

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Apr 18, 2016

    The Syracuse, N.Y., native served as ASA communications coordinator and manager of the Softball Hall of Fame.

  • Tributes: Derrel Pearcy was coaching legend at Maud High School

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Apr 4, 2016

    Pearcy led the Tigers to a 201-84-4 record over 26 years at the school.

  • Hockey: Minor league hockey will not return to OKC for 2016-17 season

    By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Updated: Wed, Mar 30, 2016

    The Blazers spent 17 years in the Double-A Central Hockey League and often led all minor leagues in attendance. The franchise averaged between 8,000 and 10,000 fans per season, most of those games at the downtown Cox Center. The Blazers also played games at State Fair Arena and Chesapeake Energy Arena when it was known as Ford Center.

  • Tributes: Roger Holloway, 81, played for legendary OCU basketball coach Abe Lemons

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Mar 21, 2016

    A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: *Roger Holloway Sr., 81, of Harrah. An All-State football and basketball at Frederick High School. Earned a basketball scholarship to Oklahoma City University, where he played for legendary coach Abe Lemons. Inducted into the OCU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1993. Holloway was an educator by trade, which included a stint as John Marshall High basketball coach. Retired after 18 years as Crooked Oak Schools' superintendent. *Another former Lemons player, James Raglin Jr., died at age 83. The Harrah resident starred in basketball, football and track at Capitol Hill High School. He was a record-setting runner on the track team and helped the Redskins to a

  • Tributes: Ardmore resident, former Mets prospect Brock Pemberton dies at 62

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Mar 14, 2016

    A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience.

  • Tributes: Walt Williams, 72, played baseball for the Tulsa Oilers

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: *Walt Williams, 72, of Abilene, Texas. The hustling outfielder played the 1965 and 1966 baseball seasons for the Tulsa Oilers, then a St. Louis Cardinals farm. Williams batted .330 both seasons. He played in the majors, mostly for the Chicago White Sox. He coached in the big leagues and managed in the minors after a playing career that included stints in Mexico and Japan. *Richard Link, 85, of Broken Arrow was an All-State basketball player at Garber High School. He went on to play sports at Central State College in Edmond, and then went into funeral services. Link owned Memorial Park cemetery in Lawrence, Kan., where the father of basketball, James

  • Tributes: Former 89ers baseball player Kerry Dineen dies at 63

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

    Dineen's best season in Oklahoma City was in 1978, when he batted .345 over 116 games.

  • Former Choctaw High coach Brock dies

    By Scott Munn | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    Brock coached football, wrestling and track during a period in which Choctaw grew from a Class 2A school to a Class 5A school.

  • Former boxer Frank ‘Rootin Tootin’ Newton dies at age 59

    By Scott Munn | Updated: Tue, Jan 12, 2016

    Newton compiled a professional record of 35-4-2 with 26 wins coming by knockout.

  • Tributes: Former Blazers owner Horn Chen dies at 83

    By Scott Munn | Published: Mon, Jan 4, 2016

    Chen helped bring professional hockey back to Oklahoma City in 1992.

  • Former OSU third baseman Reid dies at 75

    By Scott Munn, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Nov 23, 2015

    Gary Reid was inducted into the Guthrie High School Athletic Hall of Fame.





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