• Skiatook slips past Shawnee

    By Richard Stroud, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Sat, Oct 3, 2015

    Last year it was the Wolves who came back from an early deficit to steal a road win with a late touchdown. On Friday night, the Bulldogs returned the favor, in the process putting themselves in the thick of the District 5A-3 race.

  • Guide to No. 6 Skiatook at Shawnee

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Jim Thorpe Stadium, 1001 N. Kennedy, Shawnee Records: Skiatook 4-0, 1-0 District 5A-3; Shawnee 2-1, 1-0 Last week: Skiatook 37, Tulsa Hale 0 — Skiatook’s defense smothered Tulsa Hale, allowing just four first downs in the rout. Shawnee 49, Noble 28 — Shawnee overcame four turnovers in the first half to pull away from Noble in the second half thanks to forcing seven turnovers itself. Players to watch: Skiatook — Brendon Babb, QB. Babb threw two touchdowns last week and will be relied on this week to help control the clock. Shawnee’s offense has rolled at times this season, so helping out Skiatook’s stout defense by building long drives

  • Longtime art educator looks forward and back with Shawnee exhibit

    By John Brandenburg  For The Oklahoman  | Published: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    Steve Hicks, who has taught art for 35 years at Oklahoma Baptist University, looks forward and back with an exhibit at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee.

  • High school football: Shawnee beats Noble in turnover-filled game

    By Richard Stroud, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Sep 25, 2015

    Shawnee would hold onto the ball in the second half, and a pounding running game took over as the visiting Wolves pulled away for a 49-28 win.

  • Guide to Shawnee at Noble

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Sep 25, 2015

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Noble High School, 48th and Etowah Records: Shawnee 1-1; Noble 3-0 Last week: Shawnee vs. Ponca City canceled due to inclement weather Noble 30, Piedmont 10 — Quarterback Baehler Buol passed for 328 yards and three touchdowns as Noble rolled to its first 3-0 start since 2003. Players to watch: Shawnee — Jack Diamond, QB. Two weeks ago, Diamond had a breakout performance with 529 yards and six touchdown passes. Noble — Buol, QB. Buol is the perfect quarterback for Noble’s spread offense. He’s off to a hot start with 14 touchdown passes in three games, which has resulted in a crazy-good offensive outburst from the Bears overall.

  • Win tickets to see Sublime with Rome at Firelake Arena

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Sep 25, 2015

    Want to see Sublime with Rome and House of Pain, featuring Everlast at Firelake Arena on Oct. 3? Enter your information below for a chance to win. We'll select our winners on Monday, Sept. 28.

  • High school bands march to Moore for music festival

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Sep 24, 2015

    Fourteen bands from Oklahoma City metro area high schools participated in Moore High School's annual outdoor music festival.

  • Bethel Acres standoff ends Tuesday, man arrested

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Sep 22, 2015

    Law officers were involved in an 8-hour standoff in Pottawatomie County on Tuesday. The incident was in Bethel Acres near State Highway 102 and Hardesty Road.

  • With Hope, all things seem possible

    By Henry Dolive For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Sep 22, 2015

    Bethel Acres third-grader Hope Smith doesn't let prosthetic leg slow her down

  • OSBI investigated bribery allegation involving Shawnee City Commission

    BY NOLAN CLAY Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Sep 14, 2015

    "We have completed our report. We did that last month and handed it over to the district attorney. It will be up to the district attorney on how to proceed," OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown said.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

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  • High school football: Class 5A Preseason All-Class team

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Updated: Fri, Sep 4, 2015

    Offense Pos. Player, school Cl. Ht. Wt. QB Terry Wilson, Del City Sr. 6-3 190 RB Taven Birdow, Altus Sr. 6-1 205 RB O.J. Walker, Ardmore Sr. 5-8 165 WR Zach Kerstetter, Deer Creek Jr. 5-7 160 WR Stephen Upton, Skiatook Sr. 5-11 175 WR Rubell Goe, McGuinness Jr. 6-2 190 OL Tyler Banta, Carl Albert Sr. 6-4 285 OL T.J. Fiailoa, Lawton MacArthur Sr. 6-4 330 OL Michael Pruitt, Guthrie Sr. 6-3 281 OL Grant Appleburg, Skiatook Sr. 6-2 280 OL Walter Watson, Del City Sr. 6-1 265 Defense Pos. Player, school Cl. Ht. Wt. DL Alex Criddle, Tulsa Edison Sr. 6-4 310 DL Caleb Hash, Shawnee Sr. 6-2 295 DL Tyreece Lott, Ardmore Jr. 6-2

  • Class 5A Preseason All-Class team

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Fri, Sep 4, 2015

    Offense Pos. Player, school Cl. Ht. Wt. QB Terry Wilson, Del City Sr. 6-3 190 RB Taven Birdow, Altus Sr. 6-1 205 RB O.J. Walker, Ardmore Sr. 5-8 165 WR Zach Kerstetter, Deer Creek Jr. 5-7 160 WR Stephen Upton, Skiatook Sr. 5-11 175 WR Rubell Goe, McGuinness Jr. 6-2 190 OL Tyler Banta, Carl Albert Sr. 6-4 285 OL T.J. Fiailoa, Lawton MacArthur Sr. 6-4 330 OL Michael Pruitt, Guthrie Sr. 6-3 281 OL Grant Appleburg, Skiatook Sr. 6-2 280 OL Walter Watson, Del City Sr. 6-1 265 Defense Pos. Player, school Cl. Ht. Wt. DL Alex Criddle, Tulsa Edison Sr. 6-4 310 DL Caleb Hash, Shawnee Sr. 6-2 295 DL Tyreece Lott, Ardmore Jr. 6-2

  • Guide to No. 10 McGuinness at No. 12 Shawnee

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Sep 4, 2015

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Jim Thorpe Stadium, 1001 N. Kennedy 2014 records: McGuinness 6-5; Shawnee 8-4 Players to watch: McGuinness — Zach Segell, RB. McGuinness has a lot of weapons on both sides of the ball this season. Segell is certainly one of them after rushing for 1,039 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore. Look for him to also line up in the slot at times. Shawnee — Jackson Winrow, WR. Winrow is one of two returning receivers from last season. His experience along with Isaiah Strayhorn will be relied on heavily. Winrow caught 17 passes for 349 yards and six touchdowns as a junior. Storylines: McGuinness — The Irish went through some growing pains last season with a young

  • St. Gregory's University president to speak to Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    St. Gregory's University President D. Gregory Main will speak to the Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council on "Current Challenges in Public and Private Higher Education" at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 10.

  • Shawnee High School closed Monday due to bomb threats

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    Police reported multiple threats.

  • Shawnee man dies in accident near Meeker

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    MEEKER — A Shawnee man died Monday after the vehicle he was traveling in left the roadway and wrecked, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.  Trinton Mcelyea, 25, was a passenger in a car driven by Felicia Dunning, 28, of McLoud, just after 2 a.m. Monday, according to the patrol. The two were traveling west on 1060 Road west of 3336 Road when the vehicle left the road to the right, struck a ditch line and rolled. Mcelyea was partially thrown from the car and trapped by the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Seat belts were not in use, according to the patrol.

  • Oklahoma City metro-area authorities team up to reduce DUIs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sat, Aug 22, 2015

    Police departments from Oklahoma City to Shawnee, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and sheriff's departments from Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties are gearing up for this weekend's Traffic Enforcement Across the Metro event.

  • Scientists hope CT scans of mummies help them unravel the life stories of two ancient Egyptian women

    BY SILAS ALLEN Staff Writer sallen@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sat, Aug 22, 2015

    Radiologists at a Shawnee hospital performed CT scans on the mummies from the Fayum region in northern Egypt.




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