• High school basketball: Putnam City rivals dominate as teammates

    High school basketball: Putnam City rivals...

    By Joe Buettner, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Putnam City West’s Marquis Johnson and Putnam City North’s Micah Speight were teammates this time, however, as the pair led the West Big All-City squad to a 149-99 win over their East counterpart in the annual All-Star Game.

  • Little All-City basketball: Douglass' Patrick McKaufman returns to form

    Little All-City basketball: Douglass\' Patrick...

    By Scott Wright Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    McKaufman made his first shot — a 3-pointer — which ignited a 24-point performance to lead the East team to an 85-81 overtime victory against the West in the Little All-City game at Redlands Community College.

  • Prep Parade: New concussion law awaiting Fallin's signature

    Prep Parade: New concussion law awaiting...

    By Scott Wright Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    With the final major hurdle cleared, Oklahoma's new legislation regarding the handling and treatment of concussions in high school and youth sports simply awaits the signature of Gov. Mary Fallin. Senate Bill 1164 passed its fourth and final vote in the state legislature on Tuesday when the House of Representatives voted in favor of the bill's passage 74-16. With the guidance of A.J. Griffin, R-Guthrie, in the state Senate and Dan Kirby, R-Tulsa, in the House, the bill updates the state's laws regarding treatment and management of concussions in young athletes to reflect the vast advancements in knowledge and understanding of concussions. It was formulated along with the help of Oklahoma Athletic Trainers Association

  • High school notebook: Eddie Sutton among OBCA Hall of Fame inductees

    High school notebook: Eddie Sutton among OBCA...

    By Scott Wright Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, May 23, 2016

    Sutton, who coached eight seasons at Tulsa Central before embarking on a college career that included more than 800 victories, will be joined by Clyde Barkley, Ken Bruno, Robert Griffin and John Turney in the 2016 Hall of Fame class.

  • Big All-City basketball games Thursday in Del City

    Big All-City basketball games Thursday in Del City

    scott wright | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    With several Division I recruits lined up to play, the Big All-City basketball games are set for Thursday night at Del City High School. The girls game will beginat 6:30 p.m., with the boys to follow at approximately 8. The event, sponsored by Hudiburg Toyota-Chevrolet, will include 3-point contests at halftime of each game, and a slam dunk contest for the boys.

  • Marc Morris steps down, Tim LaValley promoted as Carl Albert baseball coach

    scott wright | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    Marc Morris has stepped down after one season as the Carl Albert baseball coach to focus on pressing family needs, according to Carl Albert athletic director Gary Rose. The school promptly promoted assistant coach Tim LaValley to head coach, announcing the moves Monday evening. “We’re wishing Marc the very best,” Rose said. “He’s got some family things to take care of that are very important. “He did a good job for us, and we felt like we already had a guy on staff who’s gonna be very good, too. So we just moved Tim LaValley into the head coaching position.” Morris had been on staff at Carl Albert for 10 years as pitching coach under former head coach Wayne

  • The Oklahoman's Super 30 recruit rankings for 2017

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Staff Writers | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    The Oklahoman's high school sports staff debuts its Super 30 football recruit rankings for the senior class of 2017:

  • High school football: Trio changing recruiters' view of Putnam City West

    High school football: Trio changing recruiters\'...

    By Scott Wright Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Quarterback Trey Gooch, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior-to-be, along with his top two receivers, Nick Robinson and Chris Potts, have brought Division I schools to the school on the edge of Lake Overholser in Bethany.

  • High school notebook: Little All-City basketball games Wednesday

    High school notebook: Little All-City...

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    The girls game will tip off at 6:30 p.m. with the boys game to follow at approximately 8.

  • Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State baseball team announced

    scott wright,Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    The Oklahoma Coaches Association released the selections for its All-State baseball games, to be played July 26 at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. The small-school game will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the large-school game following at 7 p.m.

  • McGuinness has three named to All-District first team

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    McGuinness recently had three players honored on the District 5A-4 All-District baseball team.  pitcher Jacob Lawton was recently named one of the top pitchers, while third baseman Cade Gross and catcher J.P. Joyce were also named to the team in their respective positions. Zach Salomon and Josh Paliotta were named to honorable mention. Skiatook’s Jake Surritte was named the District Pitcher of the Year and Collinsville’s Dylan Russell was named player of the year. Skiatook coach Aaron Burrows and Collinsville coach Tony Reeder were both named coach of the year.

  • COAC announces All-Conference baseball team

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Three of the state’s premier players took home the top honors of the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference All-Conference baseball team. Southmoore junior Conner Uselton was named the Offensive Player of the Year. Westmoore senior DeShawn Lookout was named Defensive Player of the Year. Deer Creek junior lefty Mitchell Stone was named Pitcher of the Year. Edmond Memorial coach Kyle Roberts was named Coach of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to the Class 6A state championship.

  • COAC All-Conference soccer teams set

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference recently announced its All-Conference teams for boys and girls soccer. Edmond North sophomore star Daryl Dike was named the boys offensive player of the year, while Norman’s Cooper Clark was named defensive player of the year. Stillwater coach Seth Condley was named coach of the year. Mustang’s Addison Glover was named the girls offensive player of the year. Edmond Memorial’s Annabeth Fouts — a Tulsa signee — was named the defensive player of the year and her coach Randy Bohuslavicky was named coach of the year.

  • OCABCA All-Star Game canceled

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    The Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association annual All-Star Game was canceled Thursday night due to rain. It will not be rescheduled, according to Classen SAS coach Jason Pickard. The game was scheduled to be played at Dolese Park, with Putnam City High School as a backup. But rain Thursday afternoon made both fields unavailable.

  • Southmoore's Casey Thompson says OU offer 'took off some pressure'

    Southmoore\'s Casey Thompson says OU offer \'took...

    By Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright Staff Writers junruh@oklahoman.com and swright@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Southmoore quarterback Casey Thompson waited for the better part of three weeks for the scholarship offer. It finally arrived late Wednesday night, and now there's a chance a family tradition could continue. Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley offered the dual-threat quarterback, a day after Ohio State offered. “Today's offer hasn't shocked me and I'm not into all the hype,” Thompson told The Oklahoman via text message. “From the outside looking in, you wouldn't be able to see a difference in me! I (definitely) wanted it (though) and have been waiting. Just took off some pressure.” Thompson, who is soon to be a junior, is the son of former Oklahoma quarterback Charles Thompson.

  • Norman's Marisa Fleck signs with Southeastern Oklahoma State

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Norman standout Marisa Fleck recently signed her National Letter of Intent to play softball at Southeastern Oklahoma State, the school announced. Last season, she hit .450 with 16 home runs and 45 RBIs while playing for former SEOSU standout Courtne St. Clair. She was on The Oklahoman’s All-City second team. Fleck is also standout in track and field, where she won the Class 6A title for shot put and finished second in the discus.

  • Oklahoma latest to offer Southmoore QB Casey Thompson

    Oklahoma latest to offer Southmoore QB Casey...

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Southmoore quarterback Casey Thompson waited for the better part of three weeks for the scholarship offer. It finally arrived late Wednesday night, and now there’s a chance a family tradition could continue. Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley offered the dual-threat quarterback, a day after Ohio State offered. “Today’s offer hasn’t shocked me and I’m not into all the hype,” Thompson told The Oklahoman via text message. “From the outside looking in, you wouldn’t be able to see a difference in me! I (definitely) wanted it (though) and have been waiting. Just took off some pressure.” SoonerScoop.com’s Josh McCuistion first reported

  • Prep Parade: Former PC West star Mike Cutter battling ALS; family planning benefit walk

    Prep Parade: Former PC West star Mike Cutter...

    By Scott Wright Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Cutter was diagnosed with the condition, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in January.

  • Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches All-Star Game set for Thursday

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    The Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association’s annual All-Star Game is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Dolese Park. The game will be a nine-inning game. Here are the rosters for each team: NORTH Starters Pitchers: Zach Moore, Edmond Santa Fe; Cole Ballinger, Edmond North; Jacob Lawton, McGuinness Catchers: Brendan Ezell, Heritage Hall; Seth Jones, El Reno Infielders: Bob English, Putnam North; Tyler Benge, Yukon; Alex Fisher, Heritage Hall; Nick Smith, El Reno Outfielders: Skyler Fuller, Mustang; Grason Wright, Putnam City; Brock Ruminer, Deer Creek Utility: Caleb Davis, Yukon DH: Matt Conerly, Edmond Memorial Coaches: Breck Draper, Heritage Hall; J.P.

  • High school baseball: Pitch-count rule proposed, but only for fall regular season

    High school baseball: Pitch-count rule...

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s baseball advisory committee proposed Tuesday a new rule for the 2016 fall regular season that would limit pitchers to a maximum of 120 pitches in a single game and require three or more days of rest if a pitcher exceeds 75 pitches.




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