• Class 6AII-1 football preview: Tanner Griffin takes over experienced Bixby offense

    By Cody Stavenhagen, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Tanner Griffin, who played in seven games last season as a freshman and started at shortstop on the Bixby baseball team, will take over at quarterback.

  • Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State week schedule

    Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    All-State week schedule Golf: 8:30 a.m. Monday, Cherokee Hills Golf Club, Catoosa Swimming: 6 p.m. Monday, Jenks High School Baseball: Small schools — 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Large schools — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oral Roberts’ J.L. Johnson Stadium Tennis: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, University of Tulsa’s Case Center Volleyball: Small schools — 6 p.m. Tuesday; Large schools — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bixby High School Wrestling: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bixby High School Girls basketball: Small schools — 7 p.m. Wednesday; Large schools — 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oral Roberts’ Mabee Center Boys basketball: Small schools — 7 p.m. Thursday; Large schools — 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oral Roberts’ Mabee

  • Class 6AI-1 football preview: Keaton Torre, Darren Williams highlight strong Edmond Santa Fe junior class

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    The Wolves enter District 6AI-1 with their hopes lying on the development of the junior class headlined by quarterback Keaton Torre and running back Darren Williams.

  • The Oklahoman's Super 30: Full list for the Class of 2015

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Here’s a look at the full list for The Oklahoman’s Super 30 for the Class of 2015, which ranks the state’s high school recruits. Our final preseason Super 30 will be released in our statewide high school football preview section, coming in the Aug. 24 edition of The Oklahoman. No. 1: Josh Wariboko-Alali, OL, Casady No. 2: Jalin Barnett, OL, Lawton No. 3: Will Sunderland, DB, Midwest City No. 4: Marquise Overton, DT, Jenks No. 5: Dahu Green, WR, Westmoore No. 6: John Kolar, QB, Norman North No. 7: Darryel Patterson, DB, Lawton No. 8: Austin Cantrell, DE, Roland No. 9: McKinley Whitfield, ATH, Spiro No. 10: Josh Little, DE, Millwood No. 11: Warren Wand, RB,

  • Super 30: Josh Wariboko-Alali, brother Max dream of playing together at the collegiate level

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Josh Wariboko-Alali is ranked No. 1 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 ranking of the top recruits in the state for the 2015 class following an impressive summer that propelled him from No. 2 on all previous lists.

  • Super 30: Lawton's Jalin Barnett defies the stereotypes

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Highly recruited offensive lineman isn’t slow, and is an honor student to boot.

  • High school notebook: Douglass' Dameko Doddles commits to Wyoming

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Douglass’ Dameko Doddles verbally committed to Wyoming on Wednesday, Trojans coach Willis Alexander told The Oklahoman. Doddles is ranked No. 24 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30, and his lone scholarship offer came from the Cowboys. It is unclear whether Doddles will play receiver or safety at Wyoming after excelling during his junior season at both positions for Douglass. He caught five touchdown passes and also rushed for one, while totaling 49 tackles and two interceptions to lead the Trojans to the Class 4A semifinals. Doddles becomes the latest Oklahoma standout to commit to a Division I university after Broken Arrow’s Markale Moses verbally committed to Army earlier this week. Verbal commitments are

  • Super 30: Jenks defensive tackle Marquise Overton ready to become the latest Trojan-turned-Sooner

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Jenks four-star defensive tackle Marquise Overton is ranked No. 4 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 list of the state’s top college football prospects. With Overton’s Jan. 3 commitment, Oklahoma is set to sign a Jenks player for the fourth straight season and the fifth time in seven years.

  • Super 30: Norman North QB John Kolar benefited from former teammate's injury

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    A year ago John Kolar was preparing for his junior season as a wide receiver in a talent-heavy Norman North offense. Now, he’s verbally committed to Oklahoma State as a quarterback and No. 6 in The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings for the Class of 2015.

  • Super 30: Lawton's Darreyl Patterson taking over at running back

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    Darreyl Patterson’s highlight reel will have plenty of chances to improve this season as he takes over at running back for the Wolverines, while still playing sparingly at defensive back, his top position.

  • Super 30: Country work ethic molds Roland's Austin Cantrell

    By Cody Stavenhagen, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Going into his senior season, Austin Cantrell is committed to Arkansas as a tight end. He had several other offers and was heavily recruited by Oklahoma. Cantrell chose Arkansas in large part because it’s only an hour away from home.

  • High school football: Spiro athlete McKinley Whitfield gaining interest from college programs

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    The versatile star comes in at No. 9 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings for the Class of 2015.

  • High school football: Millwood defensive end Josh Little headed to Kansas State

    By Scott Wright | Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    The Oklahoman’s Super 30 selection picks Wildcats over nearly a dozen other programs.

  • Super 30: Edmond Memorial's Warren Wand turns to website to 'get his name out there'

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Oklahoma high school football fans certainly know about Wand, a 5-foot-7, 170-pound human highlight reel at running back. It’s college recruiters who appear slow to take notice. That’s where warrenwand.com comes in.

  • Super 30: Owasso's Michael Anderson a standout in the classroom as well

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    Defensive end has committed to Tulsa, where he will likely study petroleum engineering.

  • Super 30: Inexperience, injuries don't stop Clinton's Marquiz Simpkins

    By Cody Stavenhagen, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    Marquiz Simpkins might have been the last person to realize how good of a football player he could become. After rushing for 2,009 yards as a sophomore, running a 4.35 40-yard dash and helping Clinton win a state title, almost everyone else knew he was special.

  • Super 30: Multi-talented Davion Freeman earning plenty of Division-I offers

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Jul 13, 2014

    The 5-foot-10, 160-pound senior returned eight kicks or punts for touchdowns last season, and he has the skills to play either cornerback or slot receiver.

  • Super 30: Anadarko's Tramayne Wauahdooah makes 'something big' out of second chance

    By Cody Stavenhagen, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Tramayne Wauahdooah wants to win a third state title, keep his grades up, play in college and make his family and the Anadarko community proud. He wants to make the most of this second chance.

  • Newcastle coach says Racers' 7-on-7 performance a blessing for his team

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    The Racers have advanced to the NFL National 7-on-7 Tournament starting Monday in Indianapolis as 1 of 32 teams.

  • Super 30: Ringling offensive tackle Riley Daniel a star in Class A

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    RINGLING — Ringling offensive tackle Riley Daniel doesn’t have to be reminded that he plays Class A football. He knows it. Recruiters know it. And Daniel has spent his summer showing college coaches that it doesn’t matter. “A lot of recruiters think that because I’m playing in that class, the competition isn’t as good as what the higher classes play against, and maybe that’s the case some nights,” Daniel said. “I’ve gone to camps and done good against the best they bring. It doesn’t matter what class you’re in. If you can play, you can play.” Daniel has three Division I offers — Tulsa, Houston and North Texas — with several major programs still keeping close tabs on the 6-foot-6,