Ed Godfrey
Sports Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter

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


  • Air gun matches gaining popularity at Oklahoma City Gun Club

    BY ED GODFREY | Published: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    Air gun matches — both pistol and rifle — are the newest shooting competition at the Oklahoma City Gun Club, although the matches are mostly about fun and less about the competition.

  • Norman resident Lou Barbaro makes his own bamboo fly rods

    BY ED GODFREY | Published: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    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.




Ed Godfrey Today at 12:26 AM RT @TheOklahoman: In The Oklahoman, read about Ralph Terry who overcame injury and disappointment to become one of Oklahoma's best. http://
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 27 2015 10:12:14 PM CST RT @Cardinals: #THATSAWINNER! Final: #STLCards 4, #Reds 1. W-Lynn (8-5) L-Iglesias (1-3) SV-Rosenthal (31) HR-Wong (11) http://t.co/BIm…
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 27 2015 08:38:58 PM CST RT @Cardinals: GRAND SLAM! Kolten Wong sends the 3-2 pitch deep into the St. Louis night! #STLCards lead 4-1 in the 4th! http://t.co/t7p…
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 27 2015 02:28:06 PM CST RT @myriadgardens: Have u heard? Stand Up Paddleboarding is happening Wed. 11:30am on our lake thanks to @OKCBHD friends! FREE, 1st come ht
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 27 2015 02:23:17 PM CST RT @BBTN: Our latest power rankings. 1. @Cardinals 2. @Royals 3. @Pirates 4. @Dodgers 5. @SFGiants 6-30: http://t.co/KbZ7HYdc1t http://t.co
Ed Godfrey Sun, Jul. 26 2015 02:12:57 PM CST Former big leaguer to speak at Beast Feast http://t.co/FMBkC80r1R
Ed Godfrey Sun, Jul. 26 2015 02:12:30 PM CST Can anglers really use http://t.co/g9M71qplIq
Ed Godfrey Sun, Jul. 26 2015 02:11:56 PM CST Collected Wisdom of former major league baseball pitcher Buddy Groom http://t.co/TauNQSb6HT
Ed Godfrey Fri, Jul. 24 2015 10:18:14 PM CST RT @Cardinals: #THATSAWINNER! Final: #STLCards 4, #Braves 2. W-Cooney (1-0) L-Banuelos (1-2) SV-Siegrist (5) HR-Grichuk (11) http://t.co
Ed Godfrey Fri, Jul. 24 2015 09:50:36 PM CST RT @NYTNational: Op-Ed Columnist: The Harper Lee ‘Go Set a Watchman’ Fraud http://t.co/Xgox7mY7XO
Ed Godfrey Thu, Jul. 23 2015 09:38:37 PM CST RT @BBTN: Matt Carpenter and Randal Grichuk each hit their 10th HR of the season to lead @Cardinals to a 4-3 win over Royals. http://t.co/4…
Ed Godfrey Wed, Jul. 22 2015 11:27:19 PM CST Weekly Fishing Report http://t.co/LqUqTXZtBR
Ed Godfrey Tue, Jul. 21 2015 10:18:28 PM CST RT @Cardinals: #THATSAWINNER! http://t.co/Z9Z0cPsIp3
Ed Godfrey Tue, Jul. 21 2015 08:21:04 PM CST RT @Cardinals: GRAND SLAM HOLLIDAY! http://t.co/bCRN6oMzIz
Ed Godfrey Tue, Jul. 21 2015 07:52:54 PM CST RT @James_Stafford: “@BiertempfelTrib:Tom Gage is going into baseball's Hall of Fame. The problem? He's unemployed http://t.co/jcTwTPGkQr v
Ed Godfrey Tue, Jul. 21 2015 03:46:45 PM CST Alluring attractions: Here are the top 10 most popular fishing lures ever made in Oklahoma http://t.co/KmBIV9a3zg
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 20 2015 07:48:29 PM CST These photos are how we'll remember Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert as a country power couple http://t.co/FDcMvGihnK
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 20 2015 07:16:30 PM CST Check out Joe Phillips’ ‘Silver Screen Heroes’ Imagines an Old Hollywood Take on Superhero Movies http://t.co/bdr0NgrLo9 @comicsalliance
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 20 2015 02:16:51 PM CST Northwest Oklahoma reservoir Canton Lake begins to rebound http://t.co/B2PIx00pyu
Ed Godfrey Mon, Jul. 20 2015 01:02:22 PM CST RT @kosar1969: My new monthly column -- Purely Subjective: Farewell to my redneck kin http://t.co/NFw3NdNdr5 @TheOklahoman @NewsOK

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