• Oklahoma high school athletes signing list: Dec. 23, 2014

    Published: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    BASEBALL Blake Brewster, Moore (OU) Chase Burgess, Jenks (NEO) Joel Davis, Midwest City/Seminole St. (Texas A&M) Jonathan Davis, Edmond North (Ark.-Little Rock) Aiden Doherty, Deer Creek (NSU) Jackson Goddard, Holland Hall (Kansas) Dylan Grove, Moore (OU) Thomas Hughes, Norman North (OU) Barrett Loseke, Jenks (Arkansas) Trevor McCutchin, Owasso (ORU) Josh McMinn, SW Covenant/Union City (ORU) Zach Parish, Sequoyah-Tahlequah (NSU) Lane Paul, Tuttle/Murray St.

  • Former Bishop McGuinness star Daniel Orton involved in Chinese basketball league brawl

    Updated: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    Daniel Orton, a former standout at Bishop McGuinness and a one-time five-star recruit at Kentucky, is making news in China for all the wrong reasons. Orton, playing with the Sichuan Blue Whales in the Chinese Basketball Association, got into a brawl during a game vs. Tianjin. Orton spent time on the Oklahoma City Thunder's summer league team earlier this year.

  • High school basketball: Tournament run should pay off for Putnam City West boys

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    PC West was the runner-up at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas, falling to Redondo (Calif.) Union in Saturday’s finals. But the Patriots’ run to the title game of one of the nation’s elite high school basketball tournaments is going to pay off over the next three months.

  • High school basketball scores: Friday, Dec. 19

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Friday’s Results Boys City Area Blanchard 53, Bridge Creek 41 Byng 62, Douglass 61 Carl Albert 74, El Reno 71 Casady 53, Community Chr. 44 Chr. Heritage 52, Dale 45 Davenport 86, Agra 65 Deer Creek 59, Edmond North 49 Destiny Christian 90, Lawton Christian 37 Harrah 74, McLoud 30 Lawton 55, Choctaw 41 Lawton Ike 74, Midwest City 68 Lindsay 38, Washington 33 Marlow 62, Little Axe 50 Meeker 65, Chandler 45 Mount St.

  • Class 3A state football championship: Heritage Hall thumps Cushing for gold ball

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Heritage Hall coach Andy Bogert leaves coaching as a state champion after a 37-14 victory.

  • For many Capitol Hill alumni, the nickname Redskins is a point of pride, not derision.

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    For the better part of nine decades, youngsters on the south side of the city couldn’t wait to go to Capitol Hill. The school was among the area’s best both athletically and academically, and everything about it was a source of pride. That includes the mascot and the nickname that the Oklahoma City Public school board voted to remove.

  • High school notebook: Kansas, Wyoming snag recruits from Oklahoma

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Kingfisher senior Jace Sternberger is already buying into what new Kansas coach David Beaty envisions. Sternberger was one of two Oklahoma football players to announce their verbal commitments Sunday on Twitter. Putnam City defensive end Chris Pogi posted that he had committed to Wyoming.

  • Oklahoma boys high school basketball preseason All-State teams

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Find out who made The Oklahoman’s preseason All-State teams.

  • Oklahoma boys high school basketball preseason rankings

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Class 6A 1. Putnam City West 2. Mustang 3. Edmond Memorial 4. Owasso 5. Norman North 6. Jenks 7. Tulsa Union 8. Midwest City 9. Edmond Santa Fe 10. Putnam City Class 5A 1. Lawton Eisenhower 2. Carl Albert 3. Tulsa Memorial 4. Deer Creek 5. Coweta 6. Northwest Classen 7. El Reno 8. Tulsa Edison 9. Tulsa Kelley 10. Guthrie Class 4A 1. Douglass 2. Victory Christian 3. Harrah 4. Fort Gibson 5. Tulsa Central 6. Anadarko 7. Tuttle 8. Mannford 9. Ada 10. Harding Charter Prep Class 3A 1. Centennial 2. Heritage Hall 3.

  • Oklahoma City metro area's junior class loaded with basketball talent

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL — With players like Putnam City West’s Tre Evans and Edmond Memorial’s Kristian Doolittle, this year’s junior class rivals the glory days of Oklahoma City schools with multiple college-bound players together on the same high school teams.

  • Oklahoma girls high school basketball preseason All-State teams

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Find out who made The Oklahoman’s preseason All-State team for girls basketball.

  • Oklahoma girls high school basketball preseason rankings

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Class 6A 1. Choctaw 2. Edmond Santa Fe 3. Muskogee 4. Southmoore 5. Tulsa Washington 6. Broken Arrow 7. Midwest City 8. Sapulpa 9. Westmoore 10. Edmond Memorial Class 5A 1. Deer Creek 2. Tulsa East Central 3. Carl Albert 4. Piedmont 5. Shawnee 6. Claremore 7. Collinsville 8. Tulsa Edison 9. Tulsa Memorial 10. Lawton Eisenhower Class 4A 1. Fort Gibson 2. Anadarko 3. Vinita 4. Harrah 5. Elgin 6. Chickasha 7. Locust Grove 8. Cache 9. Newcastle 10. Hilldale Class 3A 1. Washington 2. Adair 3. Millwood 4. Kansas 5.

  • Girls basketball: Former Sooner Michael Neal finds a niche in coaching girls basketball at Norman High

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Neal finds himself as the new coach at Norman High School leading a young but talented team in his first year looking to rebuild a slumping program.

  • Tuesday, Dec. 9: High school basketball and wrestling scoreboard

    Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Basketball and wrestling results from Dec. 9

  • High school notebook: Four John Marshall players in Max Emfinger's All-America game

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    Bears seniors Kaelon Love, Kaleel Bowden, Trey Hawkins and Jerome Smith will play in the game at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 3 in Lafayette, La.

  • Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Jenni Carlson

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    Come talk Bedlam football, Thunder basketball, Douglass/Locus Grove and more with columnist Jenni Carlson. She'll be taking your questions live starting at 11 a.m.

  • Edmond Santa Fe's Josh Richardson, Bethel's Cale Jackson nominated for Good Works Team

    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Two Oklahoma City-area basketball standouts have been nominated for the Allstate Insurance Company's Good Works Team. OBU's Cale Jackson, a former Bethel standout, and Tennessee's Josh Richardson, a former Edmond Santa Fe star, were nominated for the team. This National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's Good Works team is a community service award that recognizes student-athletes who have demonstrated a "commitment to enriching the lives of others and contributing to the greater good in their communities." From the 251 nominees, voting panels will select two 10-member teams comprised of five student-athletes from the NCAA Division I level and five student-athletes from NCAA Divisions II, III and the NAIA. The final roster of 20 award recipients will be unveiled in February.

  • High school notebook: Edmond Memorial's Kristian Doolittle commits to OU

    BY RYAN ABER AND SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    Oklahoma basketball picked up its second commitment for the 2016 class Tuesday when Edmond Memorial small forward Kristian Doolittle committed to the Sooners.

  • National Signing Day notebook: OSU signs Jawun Evans, Igor Ibaka

    By John Helsley, Ryan Aber, Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    As an old point guard, Travis Ford might covet quality at the point above all positions.

  • High schools: McGuinness' request for restraining order and injunction denied

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    McGuinness was seeking immediate relief regarding a rule that was established in 2011 that forces private-school athletic teams to move up a class if they meet certain requirements.