• Westmoore names former Midwest City, Mizzou standout Lorenzo Williams football coach

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Apr 11, 2016

    Westmoore named former Missouri defensive tackle and Midwest City product Lorenzo Williams as its new football coach Monday night after a unanimous vote by the Moore Board of Education. Williams replaces Adam Gaylor, who coached Westmoore for the past two seasons before becoming the defensive coordinator at Mustang. Williams spent the past four years coaching at Central High School in Springfield, Mo., including two as the head coach. According to the Springfield News-Leader, he tendered his resignation from Springfield Public Schools last week. “You always want to leave places better than they were when you got there, and I feel like I did that at Central. I feel like I gave them everything we

  • Super 5 girls basketball: Midwest City's Chinna Fair puts together best season in leading Bombers to title

    By Jacob Unruh, Staff Writer, junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Apr 11, 2016

    Fair put together her best high school season as she averaged 17.3 points and 5.7 rebounds.

  • Super 5 girls basketball: How Midwest City coach Katie Tompson united team to win title

    By Jacob Unruh, Staff Writer, junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Apr 11, 2016

    Katie Tompson’s first goal in her first season as Midwest City’s coach was to connect with her players off of the court, which in turn would make basketball easier.

  • Big All-City girls basketball: Midwest City's Chinna Fair embraces leadership to lead title run

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Apr 10, 2016

    In the chaos on the Mabee Center court following Midwest City's championship win over Owasso, Chinna Fair searched and searched before she found her coach, Katie Tompson. The two embraced in a moment that was captured in a picture by The Oklahoman. “That picture at the end really meant a lot to me because I felt like all year I was like, ‘Come on Chinna, come on Chinna,' and then out of nowhere she comes and hugs me,” Tompson said. “It was very special moment for me.” Fair slowly let Tompson — a first-year coach — get closer throughout the season. Once the two clicked, though, things took off for Midwest City as it won the Class 6A state championship. Fair was the team's unquestioned leader on and

  • Big All-City girls basketball: Previous experience guides Midwest City coach Katie Tompson

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Apr 10, 2016

    Katie Tompson's first two years as a head coach were not what she expected at U.S. Grant. Wins were few and far between, which led her to joining her father Paul Bass' staff at Edmond Santa Fe as an assistant coach. Now back as a head coach at Midwest City, things went quite differently in her first season. Tompson led the Bombers to the Class 6A state championship, earning The Oklahoman's Big All-City Coach of the Year honor. Tompson spoke with The Oklahoman about her previous coaching experience, her father and more.   The story: After spending the past three years as an assistant at Edmond Santa Fe, Tompson became the Bombers' head coach and led the way to the Class 6A title.




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