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.

Top Stories


  • Davis football: Blake Summers leads Davis past Heritage Hall

    By Scott Wright | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Summers guided the Class 2A No. 1 Wolves (3-0) on five unanswered touchdown drives, sparking a 48-27 rout of Class 3A No. 3 Heritage Hall (2-1) Friday night at Wolf Field.

  • Live Coverage: High School Football Friday, Week 3

    Yesterday

    The Oklahoman's writers and others provide coverage of Friday's games, including Norman North-Westmoore, Del City-Midwest City and Heritage Hall-Davis.

  • Mustang football: Chase Brown's 252 yards rushing powers Mustang past Edmond Memorial

    By Scott Wright | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The Mustang senior running back rushed for 252 yards on 18 carries — including 66- and 77-yard touchdowns on consecutive third-quarter attempts — as the No. 10-ranked Broncos gashed No. 5 Edmond Memorial in a 57-37 win at Central Oklahoma’s Wantland Stadium.

  • Oklahoma football: Why Midwest City's Will Sunderland decided to stay home and be a Sooner

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS — Midwest City safety Will Sunderland’s family connection to Ohio State goes back several decades, but he believes OU is the right fit for him.

  • Live Coverage: Mustang at Edmond Memorial

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Scott Wright and others provide coverage of Thursday's Mustang-Edmond Memorial game.

  • Live Coverage: High School Football Thursday, Week 3

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The Oklahoman's writers and others provide coverage of Thursday's games, including Edmond Memorial-Mustang, Choctaw-Putnam North and Norman-Moore.

  • NewsOK Varsity podcast: Talking Class 3A football

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    [brightcove]3792580777001[/brightcove] Welcome to our first NewsOK Varsity podcast. Each week The Oklahoman‘s Varsity crew will talk about the hot topics around the state’s high school sports scene. This week we started with a focus on Class 3A football. Heritage Hall coach Andy Bogert joined to talk about the Chargers’ 2-0 start and upcoming game with […]

  • High school volleyball notebook: Edmond Santa Fe primed for stretch run

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    After an undefeated run to win its own tournament, the Heather Harkness Invitational, Santa Fe won three straight matches against teams ranked in the top five — Edmond North, Edmond Memorial and Jenks — to improve to 17-0 on the season. No other team in the class has fewer than three losses.

  • The Oklahoman's Week 3 high school football picks

    By Scott Wright | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Every week, The Oklahoman’s Scott Wright will predict the score of every game in the state. Last week’s record: 127-51 (71.3 pct.) Overall record: 262-98 (72.8 pct.) Thursday’s Games Class 6A Choctaw 28, PUTNAM CITY NORTH 21 EDMOND MEMORIAL 28, Mustang 24 Norman 21, MOORE 14 LAWTON 42, Sapulpa 14 Class 5A Tulsa Edison 48, TULSA HALE 8 Class 4A ANADARKO 28, Midwest City JV 0 Class 3A Tulsa Webster 28, CAPITOL HILL 24 Wynnewood 34, CENTENNIAL 16 Class A KIEFER 42, Beggs JV 20 Quapaw 28, JOPLIN, MO.

  • Guthrie football: Defense off to strong start

    By Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    After leading Class 5A in defense last season, Guthrie is off to another hot start this season with an almost entirely new cast. The Bluejays have allowed six points each game to start the season, rolling to a 2-0 start heading into this week’s matchup with Sand Springs. And new coach Kelly Beeby said it’s the play of some young players standing out. “The effort’s there, and I’ve been pleased with that,” he said. “Our defensive line continues to progress. We’re still really young in some spots and making a lot of mistakes, but technically we’re seeing improvement.” Seniors L’liott Curry, Kelyn Hinds and Beau Davis lead the way, but players like sophomore nose guard Christian Blassingame are

  • Brad Dalke bound for Scotland to compete in Junior Ryder Cup

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Hobart golfer Brad Dalke leaves this week for Scotland, where he’ll become the state’s first boys golfer to compete in the Junior Ryder Cup international match play competition. Dalke, the son of Hobart football coach Bill Dalke, is one of 12 junior golfers  — six boys and six girls — selected to represent the United […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class B rankings: Oaks moves into the poll

    Scott Wright | Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    (NOTE: The Oaks-Gans score from Week 1 had been incorrectly reported in The Oklahoman, which was brought to our attention on Tuesday. The result impacted the records and rankings printed in Tuesday’s edition of the newspaper. Below is the corrected version of the Class B top 10) Welcome Oaks to the Class B top 10 […]

  • High school football: Tony Mendoza is The Oklahoman's Player of the Week

    By Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Behind quarterback Mendoza’s three touchdown passes, Class 2A’s second-ranked Hennessey beat Class 3A’s No. 1-ranked Kingfisher 32-13.

  • High school notebook: Controversy resolved in Westmoore sign flap

    By Trent Shadid, Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    On Monday, a Southmoore school official told The Oklahoman the situation has been resolved as students from both schools met and determined a sign was not meant to be offensive.

  • John Marshall seeking first 3-0 start since 2009

    Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The John Marshall Bears continue to provide proof that they’ve made significant strides since last season, and the latest evidence came last Friday. They defeated rival Centennial 45-12 to improve to 2-0 in coach Rashaun Woods’ second season. In last year’s meeting with Centennial — a Week 10 showdown with a playoff berth on the […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class C rankings: Mountain View-Gotebo, Waynoka enter the poll

    Scott Wright | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    It was a rough week for the teams in the bottom spots of the Class C top 10, with three of the teams from 7-10 losing in Week 2. That opened a couple of spots for Mountain View-Gotebo and Waynoka to work their way into the poll. Thackerville, despite a loss to Grandfield, managed to […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class A rankings: Oklahoma Bible enters top 10

    Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    There was some minor shuffling at the bottom of the Class A rankings, and Oklahoma Bible finds itself in the top 10 this week. With wins over Fairview and Alva to begin the season, Oklahoma Bible rose to the top among a large group of teams making a case for the 10th spot in this […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 2A rankings: Hennessey, Millwood with statement victories in Week 2

    Scott Wright | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Davis has a firm grasp on the top spot in the Class 2A rankings, but Hennessey and Millwood both made themselves known with wins over the top two teams in the Class 3A rankings last week. Hennessey knocked off nearby rival Kingfisher, Class 3A’s No. 1 team, in impressive fashion, and Millwood took down 3A […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 3A rankings: A new No. 1, and a big move by Heritage Hall

    Scott Wright | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The top two teams in the Class 3A rankings suffered losses to 2A opponents, shuffling the rankings this week. Victory Christian moves from No. 3 to No. 1, with Seminole sliding into the second spot. The big move this week came from Heritage Hall, which jumps from seventh to third with its win over Class 4A […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class 6A-I rankings: Tulsa Union overtakes No. 1; Mustang clinging to top 10 spot

    Scott Wright | Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    It was a wild week for the top 10 teams in Class 6A Division I, resulting in lots of changes, but no new faces in the poll this week. Tulsa Union knocked off Jenks and thus, overtakes the No. 1 spot in the new poll. Broken Arrow took down one of Arkansas’ top teams, Bentonville, and […]




Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 11:47:51 PM CST Davis football: Blake Summers leads Davis past Heritage Hall LINK #okpreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 11:33:45 PM CST @corneliusrneal that’s wild. Crazy turnaround for Idabel from 1-9 to this.
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 11:32:28 PM CST @wolfbuilder no kidding. That was an impressive performance
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 11:31:49 PM CST @corneliusrneal haha not sure if it was final but I saw that it was bad!
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 11:01:27 PM CST RT @ChoctawTimes: Harrah claims their first win of the year over Perkins-Tryon, 54-27.
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 11:01:17 PM CST @AltusDude1985 Tipton won 48-6
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:34:42 PM CST RT @RichardNewsStar: Final: Meeker 43, Tecumseh 12, #okpreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:24:39 PM CST RT @TuttleTimes: Final score Tuttle 37 Elgin 7
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:23:32 PM CST RT @Skordle: Carl Albert 14 - Duncan 13 Final #okpreps #Skordle: LINK
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:20:29 PM CST RT @ewalkdog33: @ScottWrightOK sack ends the game 10-9 pirates
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:11:04 PM CST RT @AltusDude1985: @HSFootballOK @ScottWrightOK #okpreps Elk City 19 Altus 20
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:10:56 PM CST Davis QB Blake Summers with 264 rushing yds on 16 carries, 5TD. Two passing TDs #okpreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:10:16 PM CST That'll do it. Davis 48, Heritage Hall 27 FINAL #okpreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:09:03 PM CST RT @CareyWWLS: Boom! Goes the dynamite RT @Skordle Jenks 6 - Owasso 7 Final #okpreps #Skordle: LINK
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:08:57 PM CST RT @okgridiron: Little Axe 42 - Chandler 45 4th Quarter #okpreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:08:49 PM CST RT @ColinDeaver: Final: MacArthur defeats Eisenhower 55-29. Highlanders 3-0 and take home the City Championship. #okpreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:08:17 PM CST RT @Kaytebug: Wild finish. Clock expires and Catoosa wanted another shot. Offensive line stayed in position in protest. Grove wins 20-14 #o…
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:04:40 PM CST RT @MWC_Beacon: Carl Albert takes the lead 14-13 on Duncan with 4 mins left.
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:04:31 PM CST RT @Shadid13: FINAL: No. 4 Westmoore 48, No. 3 Norman North 41. #OKPreps
Scott Wright Fri, Sep. 19 2014 10:04:13 PM CST RT @JenksFootball: Final - Jenks 6 Owasso 7 #okpreps