• Class 4A state baseball championship: Blanchard wins title, defeats defending champ Tuttle

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Blanchard wins first baseball championship in 35 years.

  • Football recruiting: Mustang's Chandler Garrett gets Wyoming offer

    Scott Wright | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Wyoming recruited Oklahoma hard a year ago, and it hasn’t stopped for the class of 2016. The Cowboys have offered multiple players already, the latest being Mustang quarterback Chandler Garrett. It’s Garrett’s second offer, along with Air Force. Garrett, 6-foot-5, 200 pounds, completed 59.8 percent of his passes for 2,389 yards with 18 touchdowns and […]

  • Class 5A slowpitch softball championship: Valliant wins first slowpitch championship, beats Chandler

    By Justin Tinder, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Multiple delays and a suspended game could not stop the Valliant Bulldogs’ march to their first slowpitch softball state title with a 10-4 victory over the Chandler Lions on Thursday in the Class 5A championship game at Firelake Ballfields.

  • Football recruiting: Illinois offers two small-school Oklahoma linemen

    Scott Wright | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Tim Beckman knows what kind of football talent the state of Oklahoma can produce, having spent two seasons as Oklahoma State’s defensive coordinator. Now, the Illinois head coach and his staff are making some regular recruiting stops in Oklahoma. The Fighting Illini made scholarship offers to a pair of big offensive linemen from small schools […]

  • Changing the Capitol Hill mascot is more than a cost

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Updated: 21 hr ago

    On Friday, the district will announce the new mascot at Capitol Hill High School. Redskins is out. Either Guardians or Red Wolves will be in. And once the change is announced during a school assembly, the transition will be in full swing.

  • High school football: Del City's Terry Wilson says Nebraska is the right fit for him

    By Scott Wright | Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    At 6-foot-3, 190 pounds with a strong arm and quick feet, Wilson has impressed college coaches with his physical tools, and his humble, calm demeanor. His offer list nearly crossed the country, from programs such as Memphis and Indiana to Texas Tech, Houston, Colorado, Arizona State, San Diego State and UNLV.

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

    By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    The girls game will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the boys to follow. Free throw and 3-point contests will be held at halftime of each game.

  • OKC Energy FC strikes deal with city school district to sell naming rights to home field

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Energy soccer team has agreed to erect a new scoreboard and a video board at Taft Stadium in a deal with the city’s school district.

  • High school wrestling: Stillwater's Kaid Brock, Sand Springs' Daton Fix named to All-America team

    Trent Shadid | Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Stillwater senior Kaid Brock and Sand Springs sophomore Daton Fix were named to the boys’ ASICS All-America third team on Wednesday. Brock, a three-time Class 6A state champion, went 46-0 at 132 pounds last season. He has signed with Oklahoma State. Fix, who competed at 120 pounds last season, is 70-0 in his high school […]

  • Track coaches hoping to reschedule Meet of Champions

    Scott Wright | Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Severe weather wiped out the Oklahoma Track Coaches Association’s Meet of Champions on Tuesday night, and the organization is now working to see if the event can be rescheduled. It will, however, depend on the number of interested participants. The OTCA posted on its website, OHSTrack.com, that the meet will be rescheduled for May 30 […]

  • OCABCA All-Star Game rosters set for Thursday's game

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    The annual Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Dolese Park. The game features senior players from across the metro area split up into two teams — North and South. Both teams will also play a game against the Tulsa All-Stars at noon Saturday, May 30 at […]

  • Annual Oklahoma Indian All-State Basketball Games set

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    The rosters were recently announced for the 20th annual Oklahoma Indian All-State Basketball Games, which will be played Saturday, June 20 at 6 p.m. in Bartlesville at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. The game divides players north of I-40 and south of I-40 into teams. Here are the rosters: Girls First Team Karah Bassett, Grove; Lauren Billie, […]

  • OCA All-State golf teams announced

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    The rosters for the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State golf match play competition were announced Tuesday. The golf matches will be played Monday, July 27 at Cherokee Hills Golf Club in Catoosa. Here are the golf rosters: West boys: Jacob Prentice, Edmond Memorial; Turner Howe, Norman; John-Crawford Counts, Southmoore; Carson Hogstad, Duncan; Bentley Bross, Lawton Eisenhower; […]

  • OSSAA postpones Class 4A baseball state championship game again

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    At some point the weather has to let up, at least that’s what the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association is hoping and that appears likely to be Thursday. The OSSAA postponed Tuesday’s Class 4A baseball state championship game in Mustang until Thursday due to the field being unplayable from the heavy amount of rainfall. The […]

  • OCA All-State tennis teams announced

    Scott Wright | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    The rosters for the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State tennis matches were released Tuesday. The matches will be held Tuesday, July 28 at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center at the University of Tulsa. Here are the rosters: West boys: Tate Atkinson, Edmond North; Blake Cherry, Edmond Memorial; Blake Crawford, Mount St. Mary; Nick Funches, Heritage […]

  • Class 5A boys soccer: Deer Creek tops Heritage Hall for state championship

    By Scott Wright | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    The Class 5A boys championship match completed regulation and two 10-minute overtime periods deadlocked at 2, and Deer Creek won the shootout 3-1 behind Parker’s brilliant performance to give the school its first boys state soccer championship Monday night at Edmond North.

  • Three Oklahoma football players nominees for Army All-American Bowl

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Three Oklahoma football players are among the 400 nominated to play in the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Edmond Santa Fe defensive back Calvin Bundage, Norman North running back Quan Hogan and Jenks defensive back Austin Quillen were chosen by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee. The list of 400 players will be narrowed to […]

  • Class 4A state softball tournament: Washington wins 12th slowpitch state championship

    By Justin Tinder, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, May 18, 2015

    The Warriors whipped Dale 16-5 in the title game.

  • Want to know more?

    Published: Mon, May 18, 2015

    WANT TO KNOW MORE? Joe Ehrmann’s coaching philosophy is outlined in two books. “Season of Life” was written by Jeffrey Marx in 2004, and it became a national bestseller. Then in 2011, Ehrmann wrote “InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives” and explored the development of his philosophy in his own words.

  • 'The Most Important Coach in America' brings his message to Oklahoma City Public Schools

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, May 18, 2015

    His message was one that he preaches all over the country — sports can transform lives but only with transformational coaches — and he was brought in by Fields & Futures and the Wes Welker Foundation and a bunch of folks who want to make things better in Oklahoma City.