Trent Shadid
Copy Editor

Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High School.


  • High school notebook: Lawton Mac quarterback Will Collins commits to Louisiana-Monroe

    By Trent Shadid, Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Collins, a dual-threat quarterback, entered last week with 1,339 passing yards and 15 touchdowns. He had also rushed for four touchdowns.

  • Oklahoman Super 30 list for the class of 2015

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, JACOB UNRUH AND TRENT SHADID | Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    It’s time for the fifth version of the Super 30, with the midseason update.

  • High school notebook: Lawton's female kicker makes 42-yard field goal

    BY JACOB UNRUH, TRENT SHADID AND SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Lawton kicker Caitlyn Cox has been making extra-point kicks all season for the Wolverines. She finally got her first chance to make a field goal Thursday.

  • Live Coverage: High School Football Friday, Week 7

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The Oklahoman's writers and others provide coverage of Friday's games, including Southmoore-Mustang, Jenks-Edmond Santa Fe and Edmond Memorial-Norman.

  • Westmoore football: Jaguars 'not that far off' despite big losses to Jenks, Broken Arrow

    Trent Shadid | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    MOORE– Westmooore faced its toughest regular-season competition the past two weeks, and the results have been ugly. The Jaguars, who climbed to third in Class 6A-I rankings after Week 5, suffered a 41-0 loss at Jenks in Week 6 and a 42-10 loss at home to Broken Arrow in Week 7. “Our guys are fighters,” […]

  • Broken Arrow football: Broken Arrow routs Westmoore in battle of ranked teams

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Broken Arrow’s running back tandem of Jamall Shaw and Warren Leak worked together to form an unstoppable rushing attack on Thursday night. The pair combined to rush for 248 yards, as No. 5-ranked Broken Arrow routed No. 4-ranked Westmoore 42-10 at Moore Stadium.

  • High school football: Staff picks for the top 10 games of Week 7

    Trent Shadid | Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Here’s how The Oklahoman’s high school sports staff picked the top 10 football games in Week 7: Scott Wright Tulsa Union 21, Owasso 13 Lawton MacArthur 35, Ardmore 28 Broken Arrow 37, Westmoore 31 Fort Gibson 44, Metro Christian 34 Choctaw 40, Stillwater 35 Skiatook 28, Tulsa Memorial 20 Apache 34, Cordell 28 Ada 28, […]

  • Live Coverage: Broken Arrow at Westmoore

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Trent Shadid and others provide coverage of Thursday's game.

  • Live coverage: High School Football Thursday, Week 7

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The Oklahoman's writers and others provide coverage of Thursday's games, including Broken Arrow-Westmoore, Norman North-Edmond North and Douglass-Bethany.

  • Live Coverage: Shake Milton commitment at 3:30 p.m. -- OU, Indiana or SMU?

    staff reports | Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Where will Owasso's Shake Milton decide to play college basketball -- OU, Indiana or SMU? The All-State guard makes his selection today at 3:30 p.m. from Owasso High School. Follow our live coverage here.

  • Kingfisher football: Nick Smith runs for 293 yards, 2 TDs as Kingfisher beats Seminole

    By Trent Shadid | Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Kingfisher’s highly touted defense was equally as impressive as its star running back, holding Seminole to 169 total yards and forcing four turnovers in a game that was delayed 40 minutes by lightning in the first quarter.

  • Live Coverage: High School Football Friday, Week 6

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    The Oklahoman's writers provide coverage of Friday's games, including Edmond Santa Fe-Yukon, Kingfisher-Seminole and Tulsa Kelley-Shawnee.

  • High school football: Southmoore gives No. 1-ranked Tulsa Union a scare before losing

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    After taking a surprising second-quarter lead, the SaberCats surrendered 31 unanswered points to No. 1-ranked Tulsa Union in a 51-21 loss on Thursday night at Moore Stadium.

  • High school football: Staff picks for the top 10 games of Week 6

    Trent Shadid | Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Here’s how The Oklahoman’s high school sports staff picked the top 10 football games in Week 6: Scott Wright Jenks 34, Westmoore 31 Kingfisher 31, Seminole 28 Lawton 28, Stillwater 24 Mustang 52, Norman North 48 McAlester 34, Skiatook 24 Woodward 28, Weatherford 21 Cascia Hall 28, Oologah 22 Adair 38, Colcord 28 Pond Creek-Hunter […]

  • Live Coverage: High School Football Thursday, Week 6

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    The Oklahoman's writers and others provide coverage of Thursday's games, including Mustang-Norman North, Tulsa Union-Southmoore and Perkins-Heritage Hall.

  • Westmoore football: Westmoore sticks to game plan, rallies to beat Edmond Santa Fe

    By Trent Shadid, tshadid@opubco.com | Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    The No. 3-ranked Jaguars stuck to the running game, and the defense tightened in the second half, as they scored 30 unanswered points on their way to defeating No. 9-ranked Edmond Santa Fe 44-35 at Wantland Stadium.

  • Norman North football: John Kolar receives All-American game jersey

    Trent Shadid | Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Norman North senior quarterback John Kolar was officially presented his jersey for the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl during a school-wide assembly on Friday morning. The 6-foot-4, 185-pound Kolar has been verbally committed to Oklahoma State since March. He has thrown for 1,045 yards and 11 touchdowns with four interceptions through four games this season. Kolar […]

  • NewsOK Varsity podcast: Owasso's rise in Class 6A-I

    Trent Shadid | Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Welcome to the NewsOK Varsity podcast with high school writers Scott Wright, Jacob Unruh and Trent Shadid. Each week, the writers will discuss the hot topics across the state in high school sports. You can now subscribe to the weekly podcast on iTunes by clicking here. NewsOK Varsity 10-2-14 <- CLICK THERE: Owasso’s rise this […]

  • High school football: Staff picks for the top 10 games of Week 5

    Trent Shadid | Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Here’s how The Oklahoman’s high school sports staff picked the top 10 football games in Week 5: Scott Wright Midwest City 24, Stillwater 21 Newcastle 28, Woodward 24 Shawnee 28, Skiatook 24 Laverne 44, Pond Creek-Hunter 38 Cherokee 28, Shattuck 24 Wynnewood 32, Minco 28 Westmoore 35, Edmond Santa Fe 28 Jones 24, Purcell 20 […]

  • Cross country notebook: Tesa Potter leads Tecumseh girls to STP Conference title

    By Trent Shadid | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Tecumseh, which hosted the meet, was led by a first-place finish from Tesa Potter, who ran a 12:52 to finish in front of Washington’s Aubrey Schmidt (13:50) and teammate Taci Richardson (14:18).




Trent Shadid Mon, Oct. 20 2014 07:39:38 PM CST @JRalphSmith @RedditCFB @jasonkersey For now, yes. But if she keeps having these health concerns that relationship might be over as well.
Trent Shadid Mon, Oct. 20 2014 05:57:48 PM CST This is a very accurate explanation of how most OU fans feel. "@RedditCFB: OU fan shares brutal way to view losses: LINK"
Trent Shadid Mon, Oct. 20 2014 03:29:00 PM CST RT @darrenrovell: TV station has Gary Payton, not Peyton Manning, breaking TD record LINK (H/T @AshokaESPN)
Trent Shadid Sun, Oct. 19 2014 11:22:17 PM CST "@ESPNStatsInfo: Tony Romo finished the 2nd half 9-9 for 166 yards & a TD." LINK
Trent Shadid Sun, Oct. 19 2014 12:15:47 AM CST @zac_seale haha! That's funny considering my first thought was: "wow, that sounds a lot like my little league baseball coach back home."
Trent Shadid Sun, Oct. 19 2014 12:13:33 AM CST “@Jake_Trotter: What we learned in the Big 12 in Week 8: LINKLINK
Trent Shadid Sun, Oct. 19 2014 12:11:58 AM CST @LaurenGrybowski I was at the deli, but not anymore...
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 11:54:45 PM CST @LaurenGrybowski I showed up right after him!
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 11:18:06 PM CST My reaction to Jimbo Fisher saying his team has high character off the field... LINK
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 10:54:36 PM CST I'm one of the few who thinks that wasn't a good call on the Notre Dame TD. Defensive back jammed him first, never fought against contact.
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 10:27:56 PM CST @jonogreco13 I should've known this was all Todd's fault.
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 10:25:30 PM CST What happened here? https://t.co/n8ywQRJJNO
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 09:48:11 PM CST I don't know why. Forget the football game. "@RedditCFB: Smokey looks sad in this pic: LINK"
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 06:52:38 PM CST #Quotable "@Jake_Trotter: Mike Gundy: "We were exposed at times today...""
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 06:04:39 PM CST You know it's been a rough day when we're talking Al Pena. "@MikeSherman: Would be @CowboyFB most lopsided L since 05, Al Pena's 1st start."
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 04:53:01 PM CST Here's the thing that says a lot about the #Sooners... Should they have won today? Absolutely. Should they have lost last week? Absolutely.
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 04:26:14 PM CST KICKING & SCREAMING "@MikeSherman: How that you've had some time to think about #WhatsTheHeadline #OUvsKSU, what about it? @TheOklahoman"
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 03:03:55 PM CST Sterling Shepard to the rest of the team... LINK
Trent Shadid Sat, Oct. 18 2014 02:30:30 PM CST LOL!!! "@theBrookeHaney: I'd like to hang out with Bill Snyder. Bet he keeps Werther's Originals in his pocket."
Trent Shadid Fri, Oct. 17 2014 09:17:45 PM CST RT @ScottWrightOK: Mustang drives down and eats the final 5+ minutes off the clock for the win, 7-3 over Southmoore #okpreps