• All-State swimming notebook: Bethany's Dustin Bielich an ambassador for young program

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    Bielich has been involved in all kinds of sports for the Bronchos. He was the kicker on the football team. He did the high jump in track season. He also played basketball for three years. But establishing a swim program might be his biggest accomplishment.

  • Edmond North’s Tre Evans decommits from OSU

    BY JACOB UNRUH Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Evans, one of the state’s top basketball recruits in the upcoming senior class, announced on his Twitter page that he was no longer committed to the Cowboys, a school he once said fit his up-tempo style of play.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: 2016 guard Tre Evans decommits

    john helsley | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Tre Evans announced, via Twitter, that he's no longer committed to Oklahoma State, saying that "My family and I have decided the best thing for me and my future is to reopen my recruiting." The guard, a senior to be, committed to the Cowboys in October and stood as OSU's lone commitment for the class of 2016. Back in October, Evans seemed sold on the Cowboys and their style of play, which he considered a fit for his own fast-paced play. “Ever since they offered me, I felt like our communication has been great," Evans told The Oklahoman at the time. "I felt like they needed me. I wasn’t just some other recruit. Then when I went on my visit last Friday, it just felt like home. It was a family

  • Courtney Dike: First soccer coach "like a second mom"

    Jenni Carlson | Updated: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Being a player in the World Cup comes with a busy schedule. Courtney Dike can attest. The Edmond North alum and Oklahoma State standout traded emails with me a couple of times Monday. I was working on a column about Lisa Miley, the woman who first coached Dike and had to convince her parents to let her play soccer. I wanted to see if Dike would answer some questions about the road that led her to be part of the Nigerian national team, and she agreed that she would. But around 10:45 Monday evening, she emailed to say that she was in a team meeting that never seemed to end. A couple hours later -- and well past our deadline -- she emailed again to say that the team went from practice into a

  • Meet the woman who convinced Courtney Dike's parents to let her play

    BY JENNI CARLSON Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    After all, without Lisa Miley, Dike might not be where she is today. The standout high school career at Edmond North? The college scholarship to Oklahoma State, where she has two years remaining? The selection to the Nigerian national team and her first international cap last Friday against Sweden?

  • The Oklahoman's All-State baseball roster

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    FIRST TEAM Pos.;Player,school;Cl.;Avg.;HR;RBI C;Corey Zangari, Carl Albert;Sr.;.490;19;64 1B;Dalton Reed, Roff;Jr.;.581;19;55 2B;T.J. Black, Stillwater;Sr.;.442;0;26 3B;Josh Rolette, Shawnee;Sr.;.495;9;54 SS;Kamen Lounsbury, Pioneer-Pleasant Vale;Sr.;.504;7;58 OF;Trevor McCutchin, Owasso;Sr.;.370;5;28 OF;Josh McMinn, Union City/Southwest Covenant;Sr.;.570;7;64 OF;Colin Simpson, Edmond Memorial;Sr.;.452;10;52 DH;Alex Fisher, Heritage Hall;Jr.;.567;3;54 PITCHERS Pos.;Player, school;Cl.;Rec.;ERA;IP;K RHP;Jesus Gamez, Dover;Sr.;6-2;0.27;51.1;99 RHP;Kyle Tyler, Westmoore;Sr.;8-0;0.

  • Big All-City baseball roster

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    FIRST TEAM Pos.;Player,school;Cl.;Avg.;HR;RBI C;Hunter Southerland, Westmoore;Sr.;.379;9;37 1B;Corey Zangari, Carl Albert;Sr.;.490;19;64 2B;T.J. Black, Stillwater;Sr.;.442;0;26 3B;Josh Rolette, Shawnee;Sr.;.495;9;54 SS;Thomas Hughes, Norman North;Sr.;.380;1;16 OF;Keegan Meyn, Yukon;Sr.;.324;2;18 OF;Colin Simpson, Edmond Memorial;Sr.;.452;10;52 OF;Connor Uselton, Southmoore;So.;.462;5;46 DH;Brooks Zimmerman, Stillwater;Sr.;.460;11;60 PITCHERS Pos.;Player, school;Cl.;Rec.;ERA;IP;K LHP;Eli Davis, Shawnee;So.;.9-1;1.07;65;102 RHP;Kyle Tyler, Westmoore;Sr.;8-0;0.70;60;102 Player of the Year: Corey Zangari, Carl ALbert Coach of the Year: Todd Boyer,

  • Courtney Dike puts Oklahoma on the World Cup map

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    By all accounts, Dike (pronounced DEE-kay) will make history in the process as she'll become the first female native Oklahoman to ever play in the World Cup.

  • Edmond North's streak of 10 straight golf state titles ends

    Staff Reports | Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

  • Oklahoman Super 5 and All-State girls basketball rosters

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    Find out who made the 2015 roster for The Oklahoman’s Super 5 and All-State girls basketball teams.

  • Austin Eckroat, Tyson Reeder lead Edmond North's quest for 11th straight Class 6A title

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Austin Eckroat wasn’t even in kindergarten yet the last time Edmond North didn’t win the Class 6A boys golf championship. Tyson Reeder was just a first-grader. And they don’t want to see that reign end on their watch.

  • 'To The Teen Who Planned To Kill My Son': Edmond dad's moving letter expresses empathy

    Published: Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    The father of a 15-year-old freshman at Edmond North High School has written an open letter to the former student police allege to have threatened mass casualties at the school, Today.com reports. A spokeswoman for the Edmond police department said Friday that bomb-making materials were found during a search of the former Edmond student's home. You can read Charles Martin's letter here.