• 2014 in review: Top stories with Oklahoma ties

    By Phillip OConnor, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Dec 31, 2014

    News headlines from The Oklahoman in 2014.

  • Student council convention draws 1,700 delegates to Del City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    The Oklahoma Association of Student Councils convention wrapped up Monday in Del City.

  • Vote: The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    The regular season ended in a big way, especially with some impressive performances across the Oklahoma City metro. Fans can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance in Week 9. The weekly Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll for the Oklahoma City-area is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the […]

  • Southmoore football: Casey Thompson leads Southmoore to overtime win over Norman North, 6A-I playoff berth

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    The SaberCats officially punched their ticket to the postseason behind five touchdown passes from freshman quarterback Casey Thompsn in a dramatic 49-42 overtime win over Norman North on Friday night.

  • Norman North football: Preston Porter's kick helps Norman North trim Moore

    By Scott Wright | Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Porter’s kick capped an odd night for Norman North (5-4 overall, 3-3 district), which turned the ball over five times and saw its high-powered offense produce only 13 points through three quarters against winless Moore.

  • Southmoore football: SaberCats escape with a win over Edmond North to keep playoff hopes alive

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Southmoore’s 24-21 victory at Moore Stadium wasn’t secured until Edmond North fumbled the snap on what would have been a game-tying 23-yard field goal and the SaberCats recovered with two seconds remaining.

  • Edmond Memorial football: Edmond Memorial upsets No. 6-ranked Westmoore

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Edmond Memorial’s Warren Wand normally does his damage to opponents on the offensive side of the ball. He did that Friday night, rushing for nearly 300 yards and four touchdowns. But it was his lone defensive play that proved crucial against No. 6 Westmoore.

  • Mustang football: Mustang holds on to beat Southmoore

    By Scott Wright | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Mustang’s Chandler Garrett admittedly had the worst passing night of his varsity football career Friday night, but the Bronco coaches still wanted the ball in the hands of their junior quarterback. Garrett rushed the ball 13 times for 78 yards, with three crucial runs on the game-clinching final drive that gave the sixth-ranked Broncos a 7-3 win over Southmoore at Bronco Stadium.

  • Broken Arrow football: Broken Arrow routs Westmoore in battle of ranked teams

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Broken Arrow’s running back tandem of Jamall Shaw and Warren Leak worked together to form an unstoppable rushing attack on Thursday night. The pair combined to rush for 248 yards, as No. 5-ranked Broken Arrow routed No. 4-ranked Westmoore 42-10 at Moore Stadium.

  • Live Coverage: Broken Arrow at Westmoore

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Trent Shadid and others provide coverage of Thursday's game.

  • Great outdoors calls to city kids

    By Sarah Lobban, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Camp DaKaNi is the home of year-round camps for Camp Fire Heart of Oklahoma

  • Top 10 high school football games of Week 7: Less-intriguing district matchups have suddenly become big games

    By Scott Wright | Published: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    The complexion of the high school football season changes with every week of district play, and suddenly, games that were expected to have big implications on district races suddenly don’t mean as much. At the same time, games that weren’t expected to be significantly impactful are surprisingly so. Week 7 has a lot of the second type of game.

  • Owasso crushes winless Moore, 66-9

    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Owasso cruised past Moore for a 66-9 homecoming victory in District 6AI-2 action Friday night. The win sets up a showdown between the Rams (6-0, 3-0) and top-ranked Union (5-1, 3-0) next Thursday. That game likely will decide the district champion. Owasso beat the Redskins in their last two meetings at Union-Tuttle Stadium, 41-38 in 2011 and 38-35 in 2012. Union won 34-7 in 2013. Against Moore, quarterback Gabe Neph finished with 148 yards passing, 69 yards rushing, and accounted for five touchdowns for the Rams.

  • High school football: Southmoore gives No. 1-ranked Tulsa Union a scare before losing

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    After taking a surprising second-quarter lead, the SaberCats surrendered 31 unanswered points to No. 1-ranked Tulsa Union in a 51-21 loss on Thursday night at Moore Stadium.

  • Friday Night Lights: Westmoore's Dahu Green has strong family foundation

    By Scott Wright | Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Growing up with seven older sisters and a single mother, Louisville commit Dahu Green of Westmoore learned to work hard and remain humble

  • High schools: Class 6A split has meant more exciting games to watch

    By Scott Wright | Published: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    The quality of football games on the field every Friday night has been far more entertaining than anyone could have projected.

  • Oklahoma transfer Kendal Thompson makes the difference in Utah's victory over UCLA

    Published: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Travis Wilson began the game as the quarterback for the Utes but he might have lost his job early. He was removed in the first quarter in favor of another junior signal caller, Oklahoma transfer Kendal Thompson. Head coach Kyle Whittingham's decision to use the former Southmoore standout might have won the Utes the game. "We had gone with three three-and-outs with the first series and we couldn't move the ball," Whittingham said. "We had had that discussion all week with Travis and Kendal in the game. We gave Kendal a shot to see what happens."

  • Top 10 Oklahoma high school football games of Week 6

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    It’s an interesting week with a couple of East vs. West showdowns of top-five teams, and a nondistrict meeting between two Class 3A heavyweights. Here are The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 6:

  • Westmoore football: Westmoore sticks to game plan, rallies to beat Edmond Santa Fe

    By Trent Shadid, tshadid@opubco.com | Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    The No. 3-ranked Jaguars stuck to the running game, and the defense tightened in the second half, as they scored 30 unanswered points on their way to defeating No. 9-ranked Edmond Santa Fe 44-35 at Wantland Stadium.

  • NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson attends Moore school's ribbon cutting for storm-destroyed gyms

    BY SARAH LOBBAN, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    In 2013, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Lowe’s joined forces to help three Moore schools whose gym facilities had been destroyed or damaged by the May 20, 2013, tornadoes. On Thursday, Highland East Junior High, Plaza Towers Elementary, and Briarwood Elementary celebrated the opening of their new and improved gyms.