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Oklahoma Sports Milestones: Oklahoma State signs Jordan Rogers

Cowboys wrestling signs Jordan Rogers and Case garrison, the son of Walt Garrison
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer email@opubco.com Published: November 21, 2011
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*HIRED: By Northwestern State University in Alva, Stockton Graves as its rodeo coach. The 2011 Northwestern State Sports Hall of Fame inductee has qualified for the National Finals Rodeo six times. He is a two-time Dodge National Circuit Finals champion in steer wrestling. The Ponca City native was a two-time Central Plains Region steer wrestling champ twice while a Northwestern State student.

*6,000: Career victories for racehorse trainer Steve Asmussen. He reached the mark — on his 46th birthday — when Basalt won the first race at Remington Park on Friday night. Asmussen started a career in horse racing as a jockey. The Gettysburg, S.D., native outgrew the job and became a trainer in 1986.

*DIED: At age 73, former amateur boxer Joe Montgomery. The retired assistant chief for the Del City Fire Department was a Golden Gloves champion in the early 1960s. Montgomery was the Amateur Athletic Union champ for Oklahoma in the 178-pound division and a national finalist.

BY SCOTT MUNN