• Norman North's Quan Hogan, Hollis' Jace Webb add scholarship offers

    Scott Wright | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    It’s been a busy couple of weeks for two Oklahoma high school football prospects. Norman North’s Quan Hogan and Hollis’ Jace Webb have each added multiple scholarship offers in recent days. Hogan, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound running back ranked No. 6 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting list, announced on Twitter earlier this week that he received offers from […]

  • Syracuse travelblog: 23 degrees at 2 a.m.

    Berry Tramel | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Friday was a chill day in Syracuse. And I don’t mean weather wise. Chill would be a little too tropical to describe the weather in Syracuse. Saturday morning about 2 a.m. Eastern time, we walked out of the Carrier Dome and waited for the media shuttle. It was 23 degrees. A variety of Syracuse students […]

  • What to do in Oklahoma on March 28, 2015: Check out the Medieval Fair in Norman

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Today’s featured event: NORMAN — Break out the chain mail for the 39th annual Medieval Fair, featuring arts and crafts, food, games, jousting tournaments, human chess games, costume contests and more, at Reaves Park, 2501 S Jenkins. Fair hours today and Sunday are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, go to www.medievalfair.org. For more […]

  • Video: Thompson Square, 'Trans Am' lyric video

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Country music couple Thompson Square – Miami, OK, native Keifer Thompson and his wife Shawna – have released the lyric video for their racy new single “Trans Am.” The Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music award-winning duo premiered the new song from its as-yet-untitled third album, the follow-up to 2013’s “Just Feels Good,” […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Molly Shi Boren and Tripp Hall---OU, end of school activities, Arbor Day

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: 14 hr ago

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  • Five Joules: Energy FC takes on Tulsa Roughnecks FC in season opener

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC is in Tulsa to take on the Tulsa Roughnecks FC in the season opener. This is the first of four meetings between the two. Some are calling this a rivalry, but that depends on your definition of the word. If you think teams can be rivals without ever playing then sure, […]

  • Video: Other Lives premiere new song '2 Pyramids,' release video for 'Reconfiguration'

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Alternative band Other Lives, who hail from Stillwater, have premiered “2 Pyramids,” another song from the upcoming album they’ve been working on over the last two years. Scroll down to check out the jangly and strangely cinematic track “2 Pyramids,” which the band premiered today at thelineofbestfit.com. The band also recently released the official music […]

  • Oklahoma State football: Cowboys make two additions to strength and conditioning staff

    Kyle Fredrickson | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    STILLWATER — Oklahoma State announced the addition of two members to its football strength and conditioning staff Friday: Mark Smith and Anthony Hibbert. Both arrive at OSU after spending the past two seasons at Southern Miss under head coach Todd Monken — the Cowboys’ former offensive coordinator (2011-12). Smith served as the director of strength […]

  • OU SAE racist video scandal: 5 things we learned from David Boren's press conference

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren disclosed findings today of the investigation into the racist chant sang by members of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity that was caught on video earlier this month. Here are five things we learned from the press conference. No. 5 – The chant itself Boren said the […]

  • Q and A: Michigan State beat writer Joe Rexrode

    Ryan Aber | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Thanks to Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press for taking the time to participate in a question and answer session ahead of Friday night’s Sweet 16 Oklahoma-Michigan State game in the Carrier Dome (Approximately 9:07 p.m. TBS). Here’s a few insights from Rexrode going into the game: What do Michigan State fans think about […]

  • Oklahoma basketball: Mateen Cleaves talks Eduardo Najera

    Berry Tramel | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    For the Friday Oklahoman, I wrote about the famed Mateen Cleaves-Eduardo Najera collision in 1999. It was a symbol of the hard-nosed basketball played by Michigan State and the Sooners. You can read that column here. I had some insights left over, that didn’t make the column, that I thought I would share. Cleaves, now […]

  • OKC Memorial Marathon: That training calendar on the bathroom mirror tells the story

    Jenni Carlson | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    When I started this journey to train for the half marathon at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, I printed a copy of my training schedule and taped it to the mirror in our bathroom. I’ve since marked off the days. At first, the marks didn’t amount to much.  Seemed like I had forever to get ready and so […]

  • Panic! At the Disco, Three Days Grace, American Authors and more to play Tulsa's Center of the Universe Festival 2015

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    TULSA – Panic! At the Disco, Three Days Grace, American Authors, Kongos and MisterWives are the first main stage bands to be announced for the third annual Center of the Universe Festival, set for July 24-25 in the Brady Arts District in downtown Tulsa. Single-night tickets are $30 through April 30, $40 through June 30 and $50 […]

  • OSU Sports: Catching Up With Larry Reece

    John Helsley | Yesterday

    A happy Friday began with a text message from Larry Reece. And the day quickly got happier. Reece, in Houston battling cancer at M.D. Anderson Hospital, checked in to provide an update to his bout with the Big C — you can read my previous story about his journey here. And the report from the […]

  • The City Cabaret to make April 17-18 debut in the Paseo

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    A new force in the local theater and music scene, The City Cabaret brings a New York City-style cabaret experience to Oklahoma City audiences with debut performances at 8 p.m. April 17-18 at Oklahoma Shakespeare on Paseo, 2920 Paseo. Performing in the company’s debut shows will be local favorites Renee Anderson (pictured), Charlie Monnot, Scott […]

  • Garth Brooks breaks Nebraska ticket sales record

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has broken the Nebraska ticket sales record as tickets went on sale this morning for his first Omaha concerts in 17 years. The previous record also was held by Brooks, according to a news release. He set it Sept. 24-28, 1997, when he sold 66,661 tickets for his shows […]

  • North Meets South, Chelsey Cope, Josh Qualls and more to play tonight's Music Moves Mountains benefit at the Blue Door

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The local music community will come together at 8 tonight to raise funds and bring awareness to the Music Moves Mountains Foundation, a local nonprofit organization offering music as a means of therapy, recovery and community outreach. Organized by students at ACM@UCO and led by instructor Scott Keeton, the event will be taking place at […]

  • What to do in Oklahoma on March 27, 2015: H&8th Night Market returns to Midtown

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Today’s featured event: H&8th Night Market returns for its fourth full season from 7 to 11 tonight between NW 6 and NW 10 streets along Hudson Avenue in Oklahoma City’s Midtown district. Presented by Fowler Toyota of Norman, H&8th Night Market is a monthly, family- and pet-friendly street festival built around a lineup of the […]

  • NewsOK Now: When we can't be there, you can

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Our photographers are quick to action any time there is breaking news around our communities. I honestly don’t know a harder-working, more conscientious group of journalists. When news happens, you can be certain The Oklahoman’s photographers will be quick to have a photo gallery on NewsOK and the shot of the day the following day […]

  • Syracuse travelblog: Barbeque in upstate New York

    Berry Tramel | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    No Halls of Fame on Thursday. There was an arena to get to. After driving all over the Great Lakes region for three straight days, writing in the car and touring Halls of Fame, we were stationary Thursday. All day in Syracuse. If you’re not from Syracuse, Syracuse means only a few things. Cold weather. […]