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Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more than a decade and has covered some of the biggest trials in the state's history. He began his career at The Oklahoman as a sports writer and rejoined the sports desk in 2002 to become the outdoor writer. He now writes on a wide range of subjects from wrestling to hockey to rodeo. He earned a journalism degree in 1982 from the University of Oklahoma and holds a master's degree in journalism education from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Journalist for The Oklahoman 25 years Current position - sports writer Previous position - Courthouse reporter for more than a decade
Norman resident Lou Barbaro makes bamboo fly rods as a hobby. Southern Rodmakers named Barbaro and his wife, Wanda, who is in the Oklahoma Trapshooting Hall of Fame, its rodmakers of the year last October.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – For Steve Scott of Norman, who produces two popular big game hunting shows, attending the SHOT Show each January is like having a second Christmas. “There are several things I have identified here I really want to get my hands on because I know they are going to help me in […]
Finally, Benelli introduces an over and under Benelli, the famous Italian gunmaker which has been making shotguns for 40 years, is finally introducing its first over and under shotgun. Benelli has always been a big seller of semi-automatics but its 828U over and under shotgun was very popular among gun writers at this week’s industry […]
Wade Middleton hasn’t lived in Oklahoma since 1986, but the Ardmore native who is the television host and producer of outdoor shows such as Americana Outdoors and Yamaha’s Whitetail Diaries still bleeds crimson and cream. “I still have deep ties there,” Middleton said. “I love to fish Lake Murray and Lake Texoma and I am […]
Oklahoma charity receives money from Bushnell Two Oklahomans at the SHOT Show Wednesday received a check for $365,000 from Bushnell. Edward Pulido of Oklahoma City and Ben Leslie of Tulsa were representing Folds of Honor, based in Tulsa, an organization which provides academic scholarships to the spouses and children of military servicemen and women who […]
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Jesse Tischauser of Guthrie is becoming a rock star in the shooting world. “If you post enough on Facebook, people start to take notice I guess,” Tischauser joked. On Wednesday at the SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade) in Las Vegas, Tischauser was signing autographs and greeting guests at the […]