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.
BY SCOTT MUNN | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015
A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: Greg LaFever, 51, of Midwest City was a star athlete at Putnam City West High School, where he played football and baseball. LaFever was an All-City and All-State pitcher, leading the Patriots to the state championship game. He played at Wichita State (Kan.) and in minor leagues for the Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers. Bill LeRoy, 75, of Oklahoma City. He was a Kansas native who played football for the KU Jayhawks. Also played football and boxed while in the Marines. Worked in the oil business. Tommie Holder, 81, of Snyder was a dirt car racer at old I-35 Speedway. He was a top 10
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015
Former Blazers CEO Brad Lund said he leans toward Oklahoma City still being a strong minor league hockey market. That’s why he is assembling an ownership group with a goal of bringing back the once-popular Blazers franchise in time for the 2016-17 season.
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015
Laurent Brossoit is in a groove, starting 54 games for the Barons. Richard Bachman is well rested. Which way will the Barons coach go?
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015
The Barons beat the Iowa Wild 4-2 in the Cox Center to clinch the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference.
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015
The 1965 Heisman Trophy winner from USC and the Trojans’ former athletic director told The Oklahoman on Thursday night that he has resigned and will move to Kansas City so his two 10-year-old boys, Michael and John, could spend more time with his wife’s family.
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015
Kyle Platzer, just a few weeks out of playing junior hockey in Canada, made quite an impression in front of 2,134 fans Tuesday night at the Cox Convention Center. The 20-year-old scored once in the second period and again in the third during the Oklahoma City Barons’ 5-3 loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs in an American Hockey League game.
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015
The San Antonio Rampage continued its season dominance over the Oklahoma City Barons, rolling to a 4-1 American Hockey League victory. San Antonio, which most likely assured itself the Western Division championship with the win, finished the regular season with a 9-1-2 record against the Barons.
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Fri, Mar 13, 2015
Also-ran Charlotte took advantage of a late penalty as Zach Boycuk put a shot over goaltender Laurent Brossoit with 1.6 seconds left in the game, and the Checkers beat the Barons 2-1 before 2,999 fans on Saturday night.
BY SCOTT MUNN | Published: Fri, Mar 13, 2015
With the American Hockey League regular season winding down and the playoffs just a month away, the addition of physical forwards Brad Winchester and Akim Aliu will give Oklahoma City some security in case of more injuries and personnel shifts by the parent Edmonton Oilers.
By Scott Munn, Assistant Sports Editor | Published: Tue, Mar 10, 2015
The second-year pro was one of a dozen Barons to tally a point Tuesday night — with Schaber notching his first career AHL goal — in a 5-1 whipping of the Milwaukee Admirals before 2,309 fans at the Cox Convention Center.