• NewsOK Varsity podcast: Talking Class 3A football

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    [brightcove]3792580777001[/brightcove] Welcome to our first NewsOK Varsity podcast. Each week The Oklahoman‘s Varsity crew will talk about the hot topics around the state’s high school sports scene. This week we started with a focus on Class 3A football. Heritage Hall coach Andy Bogert joined to talk about the Chargers’ 2-0 start and upcoming game with […]

  • Guide to No. 10 Mustang at No. 5 Edmond Memorial

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    When: 7 p.m., Thursday Where: Wantland Stadium, 100 N. University Drive Records: Mustang 1-1; Edmond Memorial 2-0 Last week: Stillwater 35, Mustang 26 — Stillwater running back Cameron Mayberry dominated the Broncos, rushing for 242 yards and three touchdowns. Edmond Memorial 35, Edmond North 0 — It was all about the Bulldogs’ defense, as they […]

  • High school football: Staff picks for the top 10 games of Week 3

    Trent Shadid | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Here’s how The Oklahoman’s high school sports staff picked the top 10 football games in Week 3: Scott Wright Norman North 42, Westmoore 35 Heritage Hall 28, Davis 27 McAlester 28, Pryor 24 Cascia Hall 27, Millwood 22 Tulsa Union 31, Broken Arrow 17 Jenks 31, Owasso 24 Wagoner 28, Fort Gibson 22 Christian Heritage […]

  • High school volleyball notebook: Edmond Santa Fe primed for stretch run

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    After an undefeated run to win its own tournament, the Heather Harkness Invitational, Santa Fe won three straight matches against teams ranked in the top five — Edmond North, Edmond Memorial and Jenks — to improve to 17-0 on the season. No other team in the class has fewer than three losses.

  • Bridge Creek softball: Oklahoma commitment Raegan Rogers becomes a team leader in a small town

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Bridge Creek High School has fewer students than her elementary school in Moore did. But the change has worked out well for the outfielder who is verbally committed to Oklahoma, as she has developed into the team leader.

  • Cross country notebook: Edmond Memorial boys team tops field at OK Runner Classic

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Each of the Bulldogs’ top five runners placed in the top 30, with Chris Ebert’s fifth-place finish leading the way.

  • High school athletes of the week: Norman North's Isabella Rose, CHA's Jacque Holdridge among week's standouts

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Isabella Rose topped a stacked field in the girls’ 5K at the OK Runner Classic in Norman last Friday with a time of 18:48.

  • The Oklahoman's Week 3 high school football picks

    By Scott Wright | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Every week, The Oklahoman’s Scott Wright will predict the score of every game in the state. Last week’s record: 127-51 (71.3 pct.) Overall record: 262-98 (72.8 pct.) Thursday’s Games Class 6A Choctaw 28, PUTNAM CITY NORTH 21 EDMOND MEMORIAL 28, Mustang 24 Norman 21, MOORE 14 LAWTON 42, Sapulpa 14 Class 5A Tulsa Edison 48, TULSA HALE 8 Class 4A ANADARKO 28, Midwest City JV 0 Class 3A Tulsa Webster 28, CAPITOL HILL 24 Wynnewood 34, CENTENNIAL 16 Class A KIEFER 42, Beggs JV 20 Quapaw 28, JOPLIN, MO.

  • Casady's Josh Wariboko-Alali selected to Under Armour All-America Game

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Casady offensive lineman Josh Wariboko-Alali has been selected to play in the 2015 Under Armour All-America Game in January. Wariboko-Alali is ranked No. 1 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 and currently holds 24 Division I scholarship offers. He was once verbally committed to Oklahoma, which remains among his final eight choices including California, Louisville, Ohio […]

  • Guthrie football: Defense off to strong start

    By Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    After leading Class 5A in defense last season, Guthrie is off to another hot start this season with an almost entirely new cast. The Bluejays have allowed six points each game to start the season, rolling to a 2-0 start heading into this week’s matchup with Sand Springs. And new coach Kelly Beeby said it’s the play of some young players standing out. “The effort’s there, and I’ve been pleased with that,” he said. “Our defensive line continues to progress. We’re still really young in some spots and making a lot of mistakes, but technically we’re seeing improvement.” Seniors L’liott Curry, Kelyn Hinds and Beau Davis lead the way, but players like sophomore nose guard Christian Blassingame are

  • Brad Dalke bound for Scotland to compete in Junior Ryder Cup

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Hobart golfer Brad Dalke leaves this week for Scotland, where he’ll become the state’s first boys golfer to compete in the Junior Ryder Cup international match play competition. Dalke, the son of Hobart football coach Bill Dalke, is one of 12 junior golfers  — six boys and six girls — selected to represent the United […]

  • Offensive firepower highlights showdown between Norman North and Westmoore

    By Trent Shadid, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Friday night’s showdown of 6A-I powerhouses features arguably the state’s two most talented offensive players in Norman North quarterback John Kolar and Westmoore receiver Dahu Green.

  • Heritage Hall's Terrell Love voted Fans' Choice Player of the Week

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

     [brightcove]3782884793001[/brightcove] In a tight race, Heritage Hall’s Terrell Love prevailed Tuesday afternoon as The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player of the Week, edging Meeker’s Tim Whitfield by just nine votes. Love, who rushed for four touchdowns in the Chargers’ win over Clinton, finished with 839 votes. Whitfield finished with 830 votes after leading early in the […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class B rankings: Oaks moves into the poll

    Scott Wright | Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    (NOTE: The Oaks-Gans score from Week 1 had been incorrectly reported in The Oklahoman, which was brought to our attention on Tuesday. The result impacted the records and rankings printed in Tuesday’s edition of the newspaper. Below is the corrected version of the Class B top 10) Welcome Oaks to the Class B top 10 […]

  • High school football: Tony Mendoza is The Oklahoman's Player of the Week

    By Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Behind quarterback Mendoza’s three touchdown passes, Class 2A’s second-ranked Hennessey beat Class 3A’s No. 1-ranked Kingfisher 32-13.

  • High school notebook: Controversy resolved in Westmoore sign flap

    By Trent Shadid, Jacob Unruh and Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    On Monday, a Southmoore school official told The Oklahoman the situation has been resolved as students from both schools met and determined a sign was not meant to be offensive.

  • John Marshall seeking first 3-0 start since 2009

    Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The John Marshall Bears continue to provide proof that they’ve made significant strides since last season, and the latest evidence came last Friday. They defeated rival Centennial 45-12 to improve to 2-0 in coach Rashaun Woods’ second season. In last year’s meeting with Centennial — a Week 10 showdown with a playoff berth on the […]

  • Westmoore football sign controversy resolved

    Trent Shadid | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The controversy caused by a sign at last Friday night’s football game between Westmoore and Southmoore has been resolved by the rival schools. According to a report from KOCO, Southmoore parents were upset over a Westmoore student holding a “We Buy Houses” sign. The parents, who were not named in the report, felt the sign […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class C rankings: Mountain View-Gotebo, Waynoka enter the poll

    Scott Wright | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    It was a rough week for the teams in the bottom spots of the Class C top 10, with three of the teams from 7-10 losing in Week 2. That opened a couple of spots for Mountain View-Gotebo and Waynoka to work their way into the poll. Thackerville, despite a loss to Grandfield, managed to […]

  • The Oklahoman's Class A rankings: Oklahoma Bible enters top 10

    Scott Wright | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    There was some minor shuffling at the bottom of the Class A rankings, and Oklahoma Bible finds itself in the top 10 this week. With wins over Fairview and Alva to begin the season, Oklahoma Bible rose to the top among a large group of teams making a case for the 10th spot in this […]