• Friday Night Lights: Andy Collier was the quiet leader of the 1995 state champion Midwest City Bombers

    By Scott Wright | Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Then a 5-foot-11, 175-pound quarterback, Collier completed 11 of 14 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns in a 31-14 win over Putnam City North in the 1995 title game. It was the last time a west-side team won the big school state title.

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Achievers

  • Annual Elks Soccer Shootout out held in Del City

    From staff reports | Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    The annual Elks Soccer Shootout was held in Del City.

  • Report: Astros to hire former Oklahoma high school star A.J. Hinch as manager

    Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    A.J. Hinch, a former Midwest City High School standout, is expected to be named the Houston Astros next manager, a person close to the search told the Houston Chronicle. The team has called a 5:30 p.m. press conference Monday. Hinch was a catcher for Oakland, Kansas City, Detroit and Philadelphia. He managed Arizona from 2009-2010 and was more recently a vice president of scouting for San Diego. Hinch was a star catcher and quarterback at Midwest City, spending the summer before his senior year on a a whirlwind baseball tour that included private catching lessons from Gold Glover Bob Boone and playing on a national team. Yet he was the first player in line the morning Midwest City football coaches handed out equipment for two-a-days -- his goals and cap-size unchanged. For his 16th birthday, his father gave him the choice between a car and a batting cage. Hinch chose the cage. Here's the Houston Chronicle report:

  • Former Midwest City star Vershon Moore gets second chance at Washburn

    Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Washburn is giving a second chance to Vershon Moore, a 24-year-old former Midwest City player once sentenced to 30 months in prison. Now, the 5-foot-9 former option quarterback may break his D-II school's rushing record. Athletic Director Loren Feree, in his job for 19 years, explains why Moore was given a second chance. "If we know the person, we believe in the person," Loren Feree said. "If we're not going to take a chance on him, why should anyone else?"

  • Midwest City football: Midwest City offense dominates, Bombers throttle Del City

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    “It was awesome because people have been talking about our offense and how it wasn’t that good,” Midwest City junior running back Alik Sezer said. “Finally, we’ve been working on it, we came back out here and did our work.”

  • Midwest City football: Midwest City defense bottles up Carl Albert

    By Richard Tortorelli, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Midwest City used its bruising defense to bull its way to an 18-0 victory over cross-town foe Carl Albert on Friday at Jim Harris Stadium.

  • Midwest City Elks Soccer Shoot set for Oct. 4

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Midwest City Elks Lodge 1890 will hold its annual Soccer Shoot at the AYSO Soccer Fields.

  • Midwest City football: Bombers' defense working hard to meet its own expectations

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    After last year’s 9-3 mark led by one of the state’s best defenses, this season will be about hype. Not from the Bombers themselves, but from the outside, where onlookers have high expectations for what Midwest City could accomplish.

  • New basketball courts open in Midwest City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    The courts were approved by the city council earlier this year.

  • Midwest City will hold grand opening for park's new basketball facility

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Two new outdoor basketball courts, named Thunder and Rumble, are about ready to open at 301 S Douglas in Midwest City’s Regional Park. The city of Midwest City will hold a grand opening for the facility Tuesday evening.

  • Rose State's Kids College offers summer classes

    BY DENNIS GOSNELL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Archery, tennis, science and robotics are among the classes for young people offered at Rose State College in Midwest City