• NBA Draft: Former Edmond Santa Fe, Tennessee star Josh Richardson selected by the Miami Heat

    Ryan Aber | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Richardson rose on draft boards over the past month as he showed off his strong perimeter defense in workouts.

  • High school notebook: Carl Albert's Corey Zangari signs with White Sox

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms on a contract with former Carl Albert catcher Corey Zangari last week, and it appears they paid more than his slot value. Zangari was awarded a $510,000 signing bonus, which is well above the slot value for pick No. 172, according to MLB.com. The normal value for that pick in the sixth round is $284,800.  Zangari was named The Oklahoman's All-State and Big All-City Player of the Year over the weekend after he hit 19 home runs and drove in 64 runs to lead Carl Albert to a Class 5A state runner-up finish after winning three straight titles.

  • The Oklahoman's top scholar-athletes will be honored Tuesday

    BY JENNI CARLSON   | Published: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Jaci Smith and Justin Wu strive to be the best in everything they do. And throughout their high school athletic careers, they were. Smith, a three-sport standout at Edmond North, and Wu, a swimming star at Norman North, were also top notch in the classroom. All of that combined to earn them the Bob Colon Scholarships presented by The Oklahoman and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame to the top male and female high school scholar-athletes in the Oklahoma City area. Smith and Wu will be honored along with six runners-up during the All Sports Award Luncheon on Tuesday at the hall of fame.

  • High school notebook: Oklahoma State offers John Marshall's Tramonda Moore

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Tramonda Moore has been a little-known name on the recruiting scene up to this point. But that’s probably the last time you’ll see Moore’s name and “little” in the same sentence. The 6-foot-6, 330-pound offensive lineman from John Marshall got his first big scholarship offer on Sunday night, and there are likely more to come. Oklahoma State offered Moore, who will be a senior in the fall. He previously had offers from Grambling State and Kilgore College.   WASHINGTON PICKS SCHOLZ AS BASKETBALL COACH Deer Creek assistant T.J. Scholz has been hired as the head boys basketball coach at Washington, a move that became official on Monday. Scholz, who last served as a head coach at Enid,

  • The Oklahoman's top scholar-athletes will be honored Tuesday

    BY JENNI CARLSON   | Published: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Jaci Smith and Justin Wu strive to be the best in everything they do. And throughout their high school athletic careers, they were. Smith, a three-sport standout at Edmond North, and Wu, a swimming star at Norman North, were also top notch in the classroom. All of that combined to earn them the Bob Colon Scholarships presented by The Oklahoman and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame to the top male and female high school scholar-athletes in the Oklahoma City area. Smith and Wu will be honored along with six runners-up during the All Sports Award Luncheon on Tuesday at the hall of fame.

  • Faith 7 Basketball Bowl: Future Sooner Rashard Odomes shines as Texas beats Oklahoma

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Odomes, from Copperas Cove, scored 37 points on 13-of-17 shooting, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range and 9-of-10 at the free throw line. He added a game-high 11 rebounds and three assists to earn Texas MVP honors.

  • High school basketball: Western Heights' Gerard Giles more comfortable playing basketball

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    He remembers the moment he fell in love with the sport — the sixth grade. Since then, he’s wanted to make it his future, though that path didn’t look like it was possible when he signed to play football at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

  • All-City Basketball: Mount St. Mary product Adrienne Berry will only get better

    By Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    The Southern Nazarene signee has seven points to help the West beat the East in the annual All-City girls basketball game.

  • John Marshall hires former Star Spencer coach Patrick Cudjoe to lead its basketball program

    From The Oklahoman Staff | Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL -- After 15 seasons at Star Spencer, Patrick Cudjoe is headed across Oklahoma City to become John Marshall's boys basketball coach.

  • High school basketball: Rosters announced for Little All-City basketball games

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    The rosters Little All-City boys and girls basketball games have been finalized. The girls game is set to tip off at 6:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow at Redlands Community College in El Reno. Free-throw and 3-point contests will be held at halftime. Here are the rosters: West Boys: Asher Baade, Minco; Antonio Fortune, Millwood; Brandon Gambrell, Bethany; Matthew Johnson, Centennial; Tyler Lester, Tuttle; Jake McAfee, Lexington; Cory Morgan, Centennial; Kyle Mazza, Mount St. Mary; Kole Talbott, OKC Storm; Trysten Thompson, Tuttle.

  • Capitol Hill High School announces new mascot

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    After 88 years as Redskins, Capitol Hill High students have spoken: From now on the school mascot will be known as the Red Wolves.

  • Super 5: Glencoe's Ty Lazenby piles up an impressive list of accomplishments

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Make a list of Oklahoma’s best small-school basketball players of all time, and it’s going to be hard to find one with the list of accomplishments Ty Lazenby has compiled the last four years at Glencoe.

  • Super 5 Coach of the Year Terry Long taking some time to appreciate Mustang's special season

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Terry Long won a state championship as a player at Douglass High School in 1985. Then he coached the Trojans to three straight titles from 2010-12. But following his Class 6A title as Mustang’s coach this season, Long is taking a little more time to enjoy what he and his team accomplished.

  • Super 5: Jakolby Long and Mustang teammates belief in sacrificing to win

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    This year, the Broncos went undefeated, only the second Class 6A team to do so since the class was added in 1996. And it was because players like Jakolby Long were willing to sacrifice personal gain for team success.

  • Super 5: How DaQuan Jeffries' late-season run paid off for him and Edmond Santa Fe

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    The Edmond Santa Fe senior took his game to a new level over the final eight weeks of the season, guiding the Wolves on an unexpected run to the Class 6A state finals.

  • Oklahoman Super 5 Player of the Year Shake Milton finds perfect fit with SMU

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Owasso senior Shake Milton signed with SMU last November, jumping on with the Mustangs — who are under the guidance of legendary college and NBA coach Larry Brown — as the program is on the rise, yet in need of guard help.

  • Oklahoman Super 5 and All-State boys basketball roster

    SELECTIONS BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Super 5 Player, School; Ht.; Pos.; Cl.; Pts. DaQuan Jeffries, Edmond Santa Fe; 6-5; F; Sr.; 15.8 Tyson Jolly, Putnam City West; 6-4; G; Sr.; 20.2 Ty Lazenby, Glencoe; 6-5; G; Sr.; 26.4 Jakolby Long, Mustang; 6-4; G; Jr.; 15.0 Shake Milton, Owasso; 6-5; G; Sr.; 29.7 Player of the Year: Shake Milton, Owasso Coach of the Year: Terry Long, Mustang Second team Player, School; Ht.; Pos.; Cl.; Pts. Conner Avants, Deer Creek; 6-7; F; Sr.; 19.9 Kristian Doolittle, Edmond Memorial; 6-7; F; Jr.; 16.6 Hayden Howell, Carl Albert; 6-7; F; Sr.; 18.3 Kelly Kemp, Wewoka; 6-5; G; Sr.; 18.6 Jamey Woods, Lawton Eisenhower; 6-3; G; Sr.; 16.0 All-State by

  • Oklahoman Super 5 boys basketball first team

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Find out more about each of the players on our 2014-15 Super 5 team.

  • Big All-City boys basketball first team

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Find out more about the players on the Big All-City boys first team.

  • Oklahoman Big All-City boys basketball roster

    scott wright | Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Find out who made the first team, second team and honorable mention.




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