• High school basketball results: Thursday, March 5

    Updated: 39 min ago

    Girls At Deer Creek Choctaw 55, Southmoore 48 (OT) Westmoore 60, Norman North 52 At Tulsa Rogers Muskogee 63, Broken Arrow 56 Owasso 40, Sand Springs 39 At Tulsa Memorial Sapulpa 52, Midwest City 50 Tulsa Washington 50, Bixby 43 At Westmoore Edmond Santa Fe 56, Putnam West 42 Edmond Memorial 61, Yukon 52

  • Girls basketball roundup: Choctaw knocks off Southmoore in OT to advance to state tournament

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Ana Llanusa, an Oklahoma commitment, finished with 33 points for Choctaw. She was 17 for 20 from the free-throw line.

  • Class A girls basketball: Cheyenne/Reydon's Amanda Bogle gets one more shot

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    BETHANY — Cheyenne/Reydon senior Amanda Bogle felt like she won the state tournament. A 10-foot baseline jumper will do that for a player out with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. With around 49 seconds remaining Thursday in a 52-26 rout of Rattan in the Class A state quarterfinals at Southern Nazarene University, Cheyenne/Reydon coach Brad […]

  • Class B Girls: Lomega rolls to easy win

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 1 hr ago

    No. 2 Lomega had no trouble Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Class B Girls state basketball tournament at State Fair Arena. The Raiders cruised to a 61-46 victory over Leedey led by McKenzi Lamer’s game-high 17 points. Sophomore Maci Mendell added 12 points for No. 2 Lomega, which is now the highest ranked team […]

  • Class A girls basketball: Cheyenne/Reydon routs Rattan

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: 1 hr ago

    BETHANY — Top-ranked Cheyenne/Reydon had no problem with Rattan, making the Rams’ first ever trip to the state tournament a short one. The Bears used a suffocating defense to roll to a 52-26 victory Thursday night in the Class A state quarterfinals at Southern Nazarene University. “I thought our defense was excellent. It always is,” […]

  • Class B boys basketball: Defending champ Forgan holds off Red Oak

    Scott Wright | Updated: 2 hr ago

    MIDWEST CITY — Unlike recent seasons, when Forgan had the talent to overpower opponent after opponent, this year’s Bulldogs are more of a grind-it-out squad. So Thursday’s gritty 55-52 win over No. 3 Red Oak in the first round of the Class B boys state basketball tournament wasn’t a surprise to anyone in the corner […]

  • Class A boys: Kiowa holds off Okay to advance

    Trent Shadid | Updated: 2 hr ago

    YUKON – Kiowa held off a second-half rally from Okay to win 54-52 in the Class A boys state quarterfinals on Thursday. The Cowboys were led by 20 points from senior forward Brice Smith. Fellow senior Brycen Overton added 15 points. Kiowa (25-5) led 28-21 at halftime and pushed its lead to 38-27 with four […]

  • Class A girls basketball: Okarche rolls past Seiling

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: 2 hr ago

    BETHANY — Okarche sophomore Bailey Vogt spent the past two seasons watching her older sister Morgan own the state tournament. It was her turn Thursday. “I’ve been thinking about that so much,” Bailey Vogt said. “I feel like I need to feel her shoes, which I knew would be a big job because she’s really […]

  • Class B Girls: Coyle stuns Burlington with late comeback

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Coyle coach Tom Webb said his club never quits. That was never more evident Thursday night in the quarter-finals of the Class B girls state tournament. The 10th-ranked Bluejackets upset No. 4 Burlington, 56-51, scoring the final 11 points of regulation to force overtime then shutting out the Elks in the extra period. Coyle was […]

  • Class B boys basketball: Fort Cobb-Broxton rolls past Chattanooga

    Scott Wright | Updated: 3 hr ago

    MIDWEST CITY — Fort Cobb-Broxton coach Scott Hines didn’t have much of anything good to say about his team’s offense, yet hardly a bad word to say about the defense after a 56-25 rout of 12th-ranked Chattanooga in the first round of the Class B boys state basketball tournament Thursday at Carl Albert High School. “We […]

  • Class A boys: Thomas blows out Pond Creek-Hunter behind 23 points from Chezden Nease

    Trent Shadid | Updated: 3 hr ago

    YUKON – Senior Chezden Nease got Thomas rolling and the Terriers never looked back. Nease nailed 3-pointers on Thomas’ first three possessions of the game and finished with 23 points as the third-ranked Terriers blew past Pond Creek-Hunter 52-30 in the Class A boys state quarterfinals on Thursday night. “For any of our guys to […]

  • Class 5A and 6A girls state basketball tournament qualifiers

    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Here are Thursday night’s state basketball tournament qualifiers.

  • Class B Girls State Tournament: Double-digit rally pushes Erick past Chattanooga

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Erick rallied from a 13-point third quarter deficit to defeat Chattanooga, 42-40, in the opening game of the Class B girls state tournament Thursday at State Fair Arena. Erick junior MaKenzie Janz, the coach’s daughter, scored 12 of her team high 16 points in the second half as the Bearcats improved to 25-5 on the season. […]

  • Class B Girls: Freshman Courtney Morgan leads Ft. Cobb-Broxton over top-ranked Red Oak

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Red Oak entered the Class B girls state tournament as the top-ranked team in the state, but it was Ft. Cobb-Broxton that was clearly the best team Thursday. No. 8 Ft. Cobb-Broxton got a game-high 21 points from freshman Courtney Morgan and routed the Eagles, 62-46, Thursday in the opening round of the state tournament […]

  • Class B boys basketball: Southwest Covenant wins on buzzer-beater by J. Brock Crockett-Beck

    Scott Wright | Updated: 6 hr ago

    MIDWEST CITY — As Southwest Covenant’s J. Brock Crockett-Beck walked out of the timeout huddle with 21 seconds left in a tie game, assistant coach Leroy Combs stopped the 6-foot-4 forward. “An offensive rebound will win this game,” Combs told him. And it was Crockett-Beck’s putback as the final horn sounded that gave Southwest Covenant […]

  • Glencoe routs Beaver behind 28 points from freshman Trey Lazenby

    Trent Shadid | Updated: 6 hr ago

    YUKON – The state tournament isn’t typically a stage set for freshman to shine. But most freshman aren’t Glencoe’s Trey Lazenby, who scored 28 points to lead the top-ranked Panthers to a 94-68 win over Beaver in the Class A boys’ state quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon. “I was ready to play,” Trey said. “It makes […]

  • Pond Creek-Hunter shuts down Kiowa's Addy Clift in Class A quarterfinals

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: 7 hr ago

    BETHANY — Pond Creek-Hunter senior Shyanne Howard doesn’t find her name on the scoring line too often, and that’s perfectly fine with her. It’s her defense the Panthers need. Howard proved why Thursday afternoon, holding one of the state’s most prolific scorers Addy Clift in check while not scoring herself as No. 6 Pond Creek-Hunter […]

  • Class A boys basketball: Stuart rallies past Snyder behind 17 points from Kaleb Wilson

    Trent Shadid | Updated: 7 hr ago

    YUKON — Kaleb Wilson overcame a slow start and foul trouble to lead second-ranked Stuart to a 49-44 win over eighth-ranked Synder in the quarterfinals of the Class A boys state basketball tournament on Thursday. Wilson was held scoreless over the first eight minutes before the point guard exploded for 17 points in the final […]

  • Thomas rolls past Glencoe in Class A girls state quarterfinals

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: 8 hr ago

    BETHANY — Even with a solid first half from Thomas senior Ali Clayborn, coach Jay Wood wanted to see more. The halftime message was simple: Slow down and make strong plays in the low post. Clayborn responded, scoring 14 of her game-high 25 points to lead the third-ranked Terriers past No. 12 Glencoe 69-51 in […]

  • Class B boys: Lookeba-Sickles edges Tipton in overtime

    Scott Wright | Updated: 8 hr ago

    MIDWEST CITY — Lookeba-Sickles didn’t get the drama of a last-second game-winning shot, but will gladly take a 64-58 overtime victory against Tipton in the first round of the Class B boys state basketball tournament Thursday at Carl Albert High School. Second-ranked Lookeba-Sickles’ Bryson Lierle just missed a 15-foot jumpshot at the buzzer in regulation […]