• Putnam City football coach John Wofford steps down

    Scott Wright | Published: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Putnam City is beginning the search for a new football coach after John Wofford recently stepped down. Wofford has been with the Pirates for nearly 20 years, the last six as the head coach. Putnam City was 3-7 this past season, its first in Class 6A Division I. “John did a great job for us […]

  • High school basketball results: Saturday, Jan. 24

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Boys Casady 63, Fort Worth Country Day 58 Dallas St. Mark’s 71, Holland Hall 51 Girls Holland Hall 43, Dallas Hockaday 33 Tournaments Altus Shortgrass Invitational Mustang 77, Lawton Ike 72, champ. Houston HCYA 70, Centennial 67, 3rd Dallas HSAA 65, Altus 39, 5th Lawton Mac 69, Houston CHSM 67, 7th Bi-County Tournament At Elk City SW Covenant 49, Cheyenne 23 Mooreland 66, Erick 54 Merritt 63, Duke 38 Hammon 50, Seiling 42 Hammon 46, SW Covenant 25 (girls) Merritt 46, Mooreland 45 (girls) Cheyenne 66, Duke 46 (girls) Seiling 41, Erick 39 (girls)

  • Boys basketball roundup: Kristian Doolittle comes alive for Edmond Memorial

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    The 6-foot-6 swingman fought through the first half without scoring a point, but emerged in the second half to score 16 and lead the third-ranked Bulldogs to a 64-53 win over Putnam City North Saturday night.

  • Girls basketball roundup: Southmoore upsets Muskogee for John Nobles title

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    The fifth-ranked SaberCats beat No. 2 Muskogee 69-58 on Saturday to win the championship of Moore’s John Nobles Invitational, giving them their third victory over a top-five ranked team the past two weeks.

  • High school basketball results: Friday, Jan. 23


    Boys Durant 46, Hugo 40 St. Mark’s 63, Casady 49 Stratford 59, Vanoss 47 Girls Hugo 47, Durant 46 Tournaments Altus Shortgrass Invitational Dallas HSAA 82, Lawton Mac 81 Altus 62, Houston CHSM 59 Mustang 135, Houston HCYA 70 Lawton Ike 90, Centennial 55 Bi-County Tournament At Elk City Hammon 46, SW Covenant 32 Duke 65, Mooreland 53 Seiling 74, Cheyenne 34 Merritt 55, Erick 26 Cheyenne 68, SW Covenant 28 (girls) Duke 51, Hammon 38 (girls) Seiling 69, Mooreland 52 (girls) Erick 38, Merritt 24 (girls) Bobby Hicks Invitational At Little Axe Luther 63, Lexington 31

  • Boys basketball roundup: Hayden Howell hits game-winner for Carl Albert

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    With 2.3 seconds remaining in overtime, Trey Hopkins lobbed a perfect pass nearly the full length of the court to Howell, who dribbled once and put in a layup while getting fouled. He added the free throw to give Carl Albert a 62-59 win over Millwood in the semifinals of the Titan Classic on Friday night.

  • Girls basketball roundup: Southmoore, Muskogee advance in possible state tournament preview

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    No. 2 Muskogee upset No. 1 Edmond Santa Fe 60-54 behind junior Aaliyah Wilson’s all-around dominance. No. 5 Southmoore then knocked off No. 3 Choctaw 68-54 with a balanced attack.

  • High school basketball results: Thursday, Jan. 22

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Thursday’s Results Boys Destiny Christian 65, SW Christian 27 Tournaments Altus Shortgrass Invitational Houston HCYA 89, Lawton Mac 74 Mustang 101, Dallas HSAA 49 Lawton Ike 69, Houston CHSM 40 Centennial 63, Altus 49 Bobby Hicks Invitational At Little Axe Little Axe 52, Luther 50 Riverside 73, Clinton 56 Duncan 59, Noble 57 Chr. Heritage 61, Lexington 37 Luther 71, Lexington 38 (girls) Clinton 51, Little Axe 25 (girls) Riverside 63, Noble 48 (girls) Chr.

  • High school wrestling results: Thursday, Jan. 22

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Thursday’s Results Deer Creek 56, Guthrie 13 Del City 63, Southeast 15 Edmond Memorial 56, Putnam North 21 Edmond North 42, Westmoore 24 Edmond Santa Fe 53, Midwest City 29 Pawnee 33, Sperry 29 Pawnee 83, Salina 0 Southmoore 48, Mustang 29 Southmoore 34, Choctaw 40 Southmoore 52, Norman North 24 Tuttle 70, Tecumseh 9 Tuttle 73, Newcastle 0 Thursday’s Duals EDMOND SANTA FE 53 MIDWEST CITY 29 106: Raiburn, ESF by forfeit; 113: Holman, MWC by forfeit; 120: D. Wilson, MWC pinned Roberts 5:42; 126: Nix, ESF by forfeit; 132: Granade, ESF by forfeit; 138: Young, ESF by forfeit; 145: Brennan, ESF by forfeit; 152: E. Wilson,

  • Former Edmond Santa Fe standout Duke von Schamann suspended for violating minor league drug program

    Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Former Edmond Santa Fe standout Duke von Schamann was one of four players who were suspended 50 games each for violating the minor league drug program.

  • Boys basketball roundup: Norman North trio overpowers Shawnee

    By Scott Wright | Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Trae Young made eight 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 29 points, while Marcus Dickinson scored 25 and Lindy Waters had 21 for the Timberwolves.

  • Girls basketball roundup: Kylee Blehm leads Newcastle past Yukon in debut

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Thursday, the senior made her debut with No. 10-ranked Newcastle after transferring from Hennessey over Christmas break and delivered a huge performance off the bench in a 73-54 victory over Yukon in the Otho “Sweet Pea” Curtis Tournament.

  • OBCA Hall of Fame induction honors 5 on Saturday

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Former Edmond Memorial baseball coach Byron Graham is among five inductees into the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame this weekend as part of the organization’s 49th annual winter clinic. Graham will be joined by former Perkins coach Bobby Buck, Bill Claborn of Wright City, Herb Dallis of Tahlequah and Gerald Osborne of Pryor. […]

  • Mantle. Mays. Williams. Ralph Terry has crossed paths with a litany of sports legends

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    On Wednesday, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced the class that will be inducted in August. Terry will be one of the inductees, joining Sooner footballers Steve Zabel and Kurt Burris, Cowboy grapplers Yojiro Uetake Obata and Pat Smith and old-time basketball great Jack McCracken. Those men are just the latest in the string of sports legends with whom Terry has crossed paths.

  • High School Athletes of the Week: Edmond North's Paxton Rosen and Rylee Lindhardt

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND TRENT SHADID | Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Wrestling Paxton Rosen, Edmond North The 113-pounder improved his record to 22-7 on the season with a first-place finish at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference tournament last weekend. The sophomore defeated Deer Creek’s Tanner Cole, a Class 5A state champion last season, 7-2 in the championship match. Rosen also defeated Stillwater’s Andrew Nieman in the semifinals at the tournament. Nieman defeated Rosen in the Class 6A 106-pound state finals last season. Swimming Rylee Linhardt, Edmond North The junior accounted for four victories, with individual wins in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle, while helping Edmond North to the first Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference championship last Thursday.

  • High school notebook: Florida offers Ringling's Riley Daniel

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Kansas State, Baylor, Texas Tech and Tulsa make up the rest of the top programs in pursuit of Daniel, who decommitted from Houston after the Cougars’ coaching change in early December.

  • Putnam City's Chris Pogi verbally commits to New Mexico

    Scott Wright | Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Two days after decommitting from Wyoming, Putnam City senior Chris Pogi has verbally committed to New Mexico, he announced on Twitter Wednesday. Pogi, 6-foot-2, 215 pounds, was targeted as a defensive end by Wyoming, but is likely to be used as a linebacker at New Mexico. He had been committed to Wyoming since mid-December, but […]

  • Florida offers Ringling offensive tackle Riley Daniel

    Scott Wright | Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    The recruiting period might be winding down, but the process just keeps getting more intense for Ringling offensive tackle Riley Daniel. Last week, Kansas State extended an offer to the 6-foot-6, 300-pound All-State selection. And on Wednesday, the University of Florida jumped in with an offer. Baylor, Texas Tech and Tulsa make up the rest […]

  • Edmond Santa Fe product Khari Harding transferring from Auburn to Tulsa

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    TULSA — University of Tulsa football Coach Philip Montgomery says linebacker Khari Harding is transferring to TU from Auburn. Harding, a 6-foot-1-inch, 225-pound linebacker from Edmond Santa Fe, played in two games for Auburn as a true freshman in 2013 and in three games this past season. He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

  • High school basketball and wrestling results from Tues., Jan. 20

    Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Tuesday’s Results Boys City Area Bethel 45, McLoud 32 Carl Albert 47, Harrah 34 Casady 75, Mount St. Mary 65 Chr. Heritage 64, Wayne 45 Community Chr. 62, Santa Fe South 43 Crossings Christian 61, Union City 30 Deer Creek 61, Norman 46 Douglass 90, Classen 41 Edmond North 75, Southmoore 66, OT Edmond Santa Fe 73, Moore 59 El Reno 67, Western Heights 58, OT Harding Charter 73, Noble 46 Hennessey 62, Watonga 46 Heritage Hall 56, John Marshall 47 Lawton Ike 83, Putnam City 69 Lindsay 58, Purcell 55, OT Luther 63, Jones 37 McGuinness 48, Enid 32 Midwest City 76, Choctaw 52 Millwood 57, U.S.