Scott Wright
Reporter

A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene.

He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and Oklahoma State, writing about athletes like Blake Griffin, Sam Bradford, Adrian Peterson, Dez Bryant and Brandon Pettigrew before they moved on to outstanding professional careers.

He also has covered small college athletics, minor league sports and NASCAR. Currently, he specializes in high school sports, football and basketball recruiting, and coverage of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.


  • High school notebook: Lawton Mac quarterback Will Collins commits to Louisiana-Monroe

    By Trent Shadid, Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Collins, a dual-threat quarterback, entered last week with 1,339 passing yards and 15 touchdowns. He had also rushed for four touchdowns.

  • The Oklahoman's Class C rankings: Who can challenge the top contenders?

    Scott Wright | Updated: 19 hr ago

    Cherokee and Tipton have long been viewed as the top two teams in Class C, and it still looks that way. But the list of contenders is getting interesting. There are some solid teams that are a little unknown at this point in the season, like Coyle, which doesn’t have a monster win on its […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class B rankings: Big win boosts Turpin into top 10

    Scott Wright | Updated: 22 hr ago

    Deciphering who would be in the No. 10 spot in Class B is a migraine-inducing task. The candidates range from three-loss teams that have played incredibly tough schedules, to one-loss teams with softer schedules but solid victories. This week, the No. 10 spot goes to Turpin, which is coming off a 52-22 win over Merritt (previously […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class A rankings: Central Sallisaw enters the poll

    Scott Wright | Updated: 22 hr ago

    Lurking for a few weeks, Central Sallisaw finally got the win they needed to boost them into the top 10 . The 48-14 win over Ketchum, which previously had only one loss, gave undefeated Central Sallisaw a solid win on its resume, unseating previous No. 10 Morrison. Morrison isn’t falling because of anything it did, […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 2A rankings: Nowata moves into top 5

    Scott Wright | Updated: 23 hr ago

    A week loaded with blowout wins resulted in no changes to this week’s Class 2A top 10. Nowata got the most notable win of the week, taking down Vian, which was once ranked No. 2 but has been reeling lately. Still, it wasn’t enough to bump Nowata ahead of Adair yet. Both have had softer schedules, but each have […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 3A rankings: Bethany moves in amid top 10 shuffling

    Scott Wright | Yesterday

    Class 3A continues to shake itself out more each week, but there are still some huge games ahead that will heavily impact the rankings. This week, Bethany moves back into the top 10 after their home win over previously No. 6 Douglass, 21-13. And there was some other minor shuffling in the poll this week, […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 5A rankings: A new No. 1

    Scott Wright | Yesterday

    Only two undefeated teams remain in Class 5A, defending champion Guthrie and upstart Ardmore, which is coming off an upset of previous No. 1 Lawton MacArthur. On the strength of that victory, Ardmore moves to No. 1 this week, but the Tigers have only a tenuous grasp on the top spot. Guthrie has a couple of wins […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 4A rankings: Sallisaw returns to the poll, Weatherford into top 5

    Scott Wright | Yesterday

    Since a pair of tough losses to Class 5A Tahlequah and 4A No. 2 Fort Gibson, Sallisaw has gone 3-0 and returns to the Class 4A top 10 this week. Tuttle drops out after a loss to No. 4 Ada, though the Tigers are still right in the mix for a top 10 spot as […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 6A-II rankings: Choctaw moves up with Midwest City showdown looming

    Scott Wright | Yesterday

    Things are about to get interesting in Class 6A Division II. District scheduling is decided by random draw. And 6A-II couldn’t have drawn it up any better. With three weeks left in the regular season, none of the top three teams in either 6A-II district have played each other yet. Only the Week 1 nondistrict game […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 6A-I rankings: Who is the best in the West?

    Scott Wright | Yesterday

    During his postgame radio interview following his team’s 7-3 win over Southmoore last Friday, Mustang coach Jeremy Dombek was asked a question regarding how his team stacks up against the other top Class 6A-I teams on the west side of the state. His three-part answer couldn’t have been more correct. First, he said that the […]

  • Midwest City defensive lineman DeMikal Harrison becomes an intriguing prospect for Division I coaches

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Yesterday

    South Dakota has offered a scholarship already, along with a slew of Division II programs. But D-I coaches at the top level — including Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Tulsa, Kansas State and others — are constantly in contact, asking to see more of DeMikal Harrison’s game film.

  • Week 8's Top 10 Oklahoma high school football games

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    District title races are heating up, and playoff spots are on the line as Week 8 of the high school football season arrives.

  • Five underrated Oklahoma high school football recruiting prospects

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Here are five underrated Oklahoma high school players who aren’t yet on the radar of a lot of college programs, but have the talent to play at the next level.

  • How the Wyoming football program has been successfully recruiting Oklahomans

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Kingfisher’s Kaden Jackson, Douglass’ Dameko Doddles and Broken Bow’s Jaylon Watson have verbally committed to Wyoming, and another local star — Del City’s Davion Freeman — recently took an official visit there as he weighs the five schools that have offered him.

  • Oklahoman Super 30 list for the class of 2015

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, JACOB UNRUH AND TRENT SHADID | Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    It’s time for the fifth version of the Super 30, with the midseason update.

  • Class 5A state volleyball: Heritage Hall rolls past Elgin to win title

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Heritage Hall rolled through a trio of state tournament matches with unblemished 3-0 victories to claim the school’s 10th volleyball championship, defeating Elgin 25-13, 25-21, 25-20 in Saturday night’s Class 5A state title match at Shawnee High School.

  • Class 6A volleyball: Jenks edges Edmond Memorial for title

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Edmond Memorial scored two consecutive points to tie the deciding fifth game at 14, but Jenks answered with two straight to finish it off.

  • High school notebook: Lawton's female kicker makes 42-yard field goal

    BY JACOB UNRUH, TRENT SHADID AND SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Lawton kicker Caitlyn Cox has been making extra-point kicks all season for the Wolverines. She finally got her first chance to make a field goal Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Live Coverage: High School Football Friday, Week 7

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The Oklahoman's writers and others provide coverage of Friday's games, including Southmoore-Mustang, Jenks-Edmond Santa Fe and Edmond Memorial-Norman.




Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 07:51:25 PM CST High school notebook: Lawton Mac quarterback Will Collins commits to Louisiana-Monroe LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 04:06:56 PM CST The Oklahoman's Class C rankings: Who can challenge the top contenders? LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 03:30:20 PM CST The Oklahoman's Class B rankings: Big win boosts Turpin into top 10 LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 02:52:09 PM CST The Oklahoman's Class A rankings: Central Sallisaw enters the poll LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 02:13:38 PM CST The Oklahoman's Class 2A rankings: Nowata moves into top 5 LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 01:35:15 PM CST The Oklahoman's Class 3A rankings: Bethany moves in amid top 10 shuffling LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 01:27:43 PM CST @clint_hunt22 Fortunately we get to find out on the field who deserves to be No. 2.
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 01:25:11 PM CST #okpreps RT @willdenzil: Truly blessed to announce that I will be committing to THE University of Lousianna Monroe. #TalonsOut...
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 01:22:49 PM CST @clint_hunt22 And MWC lost to the No. 1 team in 6A-II by 5. BTW is clearly a better team than Mac right now.
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 01:19:58 PM CST @clint_hunt22 They both have a case for No. 2. Lawton's loss is worse than MWC's. But they play in 2 weeks, so it's gonna work itself out
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 12:20:53 PM CST The Oklahoman's Class 4A rankings: Sallisaw returns to the poll, Weatherford into top 5 LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 11:40:34 AM CST The Oklahoman's Class 6A-II rankings: Choctaw moves up with Midwest City showdown looming LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 11:40:34 AM CST The Oklahoman's Class 5A rankings: A new No. 1 LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Mon, Oct. 20 2014 09:05:26 AM CST The Oklahoman's Class 6A-I rankings: Who is the best in the West? LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Sun, Oct. 19 2014 08:16:37 PM CST Week 8's Top 10 Oklahoma high school football games LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Sun, Oct. 19 2014 07:22:17 PM CST @JnormanJustin awesome, I’ll be sure to keep an eye on him
Scott Wright Sun, Oct. 19 2014 06:48:49 PM CST Midwest City defensive lineman DeMikal Harrison becomes an intriguing prospect for Division I coaches LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Sun, Oct. 19 2014 06:48:49 PM CST Five underrated Oklahoma high school football recruiting prospects LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Sun, Oct. 19 2014 06:48:48 PM CST Why the Wyoming football program has been successfully recruiting Oklahomans LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Sun, Oct. 19 2014 06:48:48 PM CST Oklahoman Super 30 list for the class of 2015 LINK #okpreps