The first Daily Oklahoman All-State team was published on page 12 of the Dec. 7, 1913, edition under the headline “Highschool stars well distributed.”

The Oklahoman is looking back on the previous 99 years of All-State teams, leading up to the unveiling of the 100th All-State team.
All-State high school football player Stanvon Taylor of Tulsa East Central poses for a photo in Oklahoma City, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Stanvon Taylor a difference-maker
for Tulsa East Central

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

ALL-STATE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Stanvon Taylor, who has committed to OU, was a huge weapon on defense, offense and special teams for Tulsa East Central.
2012 Oklahoman All-State football roster

All-State high school football player Trey'vonne Barre of Jenks poses for a photo in Oklahoma City, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Trey'Vonne Barr'e finishes as Jenks' leading rusher

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

ALL-STATE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR — On a list of running backs that includes dominant performances from the likes of Rocky Calmus, Kejuan Jones, Chris Adkins, Zach Langer, Alex Ross and several in between, Trey'Vonne Barr'e has topped them all. Oklahoman All-State football first team

Gary Rose keeps Carl Albert winning

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

ALL-STATE COACH OF THE YEAR — Gary Rose's Titans have been nothing but consistent. Starting with the sophomore class that was at Carl Albert when Rose took over, every class of players has won at least one title at some point from their sophomore to their senior seasons.
Past coaches of the year

1981: Jimmy Long says best memories aren't made on the field

Sports | Published: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Jimmy Long was an All-State receiver at Midwest City in 1981 with more than 1,000 receiving yards and nine touchdowns. He played baseball at Oklahoma State, then two years in the Angels organization.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 1
Oklahoman All-State facts: The 1s

1983: Former Sooner Lydell Carr's legend was born in Enid

Sports | Published: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Lydell Carr ran for nearly 3,000 yards in his four years with the Sooners, but he was a legend at Enid High. Carr's legacy grew when he helped Enid take down power Tulsa Washington in 1983.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 3
Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 3s

1935: Speegles left strong legacy in Oklahoma high school football

Sports | Published: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Before the Selmons were crushing halfbacks in Eufaula and the Gundys were throwing touchdown passes in Midwest City, the Speegle brothers were dazzling fans at Capitol Hill in the 1930s.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 5
Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 5s

1997: Matt Holliday quarterbacked big-time comeback against Union

Sports | Published: Sat, Dec 1, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Matt Holliday now stars in St. Louis, but in 1997 he led Stillwater to a win over Union. Next was a brutal loss to Jenks that Holliday prefers not to recall.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 7
Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 7s

1999: Former OU, Southeastern player Odom got his start in Ada

News | Updated: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

After playing at OU and Southeastern, Brian Odom heads Houston's strength and conditioning program. But he got his start as a star at Ada.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 9s
Oklahoma All-State football facts: The 9s

1942: Kenneth Roof is a hometown hero in Thomas

Sports | Published: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

1942 All-State running back Kenneth Roof returned home to help start the Thomas dynasty. He hasn't coached a high-school game in 25 years, but he is still “coach” to everyone who ever lived in Thomas.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 2
Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 2s

1954: Turning point in Joe Rector's life came at Muskogee

Sports | Published: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Joe Rector knows he might never have made it to the University of Oklahoma if it hadn't been for his high school coach at Muskogee. Rector went on to play for Bud Wilkinson at Oklahoma.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 4
Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 4s

1966: Tom Noles still loves high school athletics

Sports | Published: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

1966 All-State guard Tom Noles of Lindsay went on to a successful high school coaching career, coaching 11 seasons at Moore. He eventually spent 40 years coaching, the first 34 in football and the last six in golf.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 6 Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 6s

1980: Time at Hobart led Brad Calip into coaching

Sports | Published: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Brad Calip led Hobart to a 28-21 win against Davis in the semifinals in 1980, then to a state championship a week later with a win over Morrison, 35-7. Calip was later honored as The Oklahoman's Back of the Year.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 0
Oklahoman All-State facts: The 0s

1998: Greg Richmond recalls those who helped along the way

Sports | Published: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Greg Richmond, a 1998 All-State linebacker from Douglass, worked hard to qualify to go to Oklahoma State. Richmond was a four-year letterman at OSU.
Oklahoman All-State rosters: Years ending in 8 Oklahoman All-State football facts: The 8s

High School Sports Articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman


  • All-State girls basketball: Deer Creek's unsung hero Scheffler gets one last appearance at Mabee Center

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    At 5-foot-4, Scheffler was the small but tenacious spark for the Antlers during their last two title runs. She was the unsung hero, and she got a chance to show why in Wednesday’s annual Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State game at Oral Roberts’ Mabee Center.

  • All-State baseball notebook: Norman North's Thomas Hughes has huge night for West

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    TULSA — Norman North shortstop Thomas Hughes completed his high school career with just three home runs. That made the result of the first pitch he saw Tuesday that more surprising. Hughes hit a two-run home run in the first inning and finished the night by reaching base four out of five times...

  • All-State baseball: Dover's Jesus Gamez motivated to improve future

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    TULSA — Jesus Gamez walked onto Dover’s mound in one of his final high school starts and thought about his father who had passed away seven years ago. He thought about what he meant to him. Gamez then thought about how dominant he wanted to be on the mound. He then dedicated the start to him...

  • All-State swimming notebook: Bethany's Dustin Bielich an ambassador for young program

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    Bielich has been involved in all kinds of sports for the Bronchos. He was the kicker on the football team. He did the high jump in track season. He also played basketball for three years. But establishing a swim program might be his biggest accomplishment.

  • Lawmakers want OSSAA to fall under state Education Department

    By Rick Green Capitol Bureau | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Nearly two dozen Republican lawmakers called Wednesday for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, an organization governing high school athletics, to come under the control of the state Education Department. The association is now governed by its own board of directors. It...

  • Girls Little All-City track first-team athlete capsules

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Athlete of the Year Taniyah McMillian, Millwood Events: 100 and 200 meters Class: Sophomore The story: McMillian cut down her times considerably from her freshman year, winning both the 100 (12.19) and 200 meters (24.81) at the 3A state meet. She also ran on two relay teams, which won a...

  • Girls Little All-City track roster

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    First team 100: Taniyah McMillian, So., Millwood 200: Taniyah McMillian, So., Millwood 400: Breonna Hall, Jr., Millwood 800: Madeline Crawford, Sr., Pauls Valley 1,600: Aubrey Schmidt, Fr., Washington 3,200: Allegra Knight, Sr., Harding Prep 100 hurdles: Haylee Swayze, Fr., Purcell...

  • Boys Little All-City track roster

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    First team 100: Brady Kulbeth, Sr., Washington 200: Carlos Hishaw, Sr., Douglass 400: Clifford Porter, Jr., Douglass 800: Aaron Brinegar, Sr., Bethany 1,600: Zachary Randall, Sr., Mount St. Mary 3,200: Kyle McKinley, Sr., Heritage Hall 110 hurdles: Cayden Spain, Jr., Purcell 300...

  • Boys Little All-City track first-team athlete capsules

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Athlete of the Year Brady Kulbeth, Washington Event: 100 meters Class: Senior The story: Kulbeth split time between baseball and track, but sparkled on the track at the end of the year. He won the Class 3A 100 in 11.05, finished second in the 200 and helped Washington win two sprint...

  • Little All-City track: Track surpasses baseball as sport of choice for Washington's Brady Kulbeth

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT Staff Writer swright@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Kulbeth won the 100 meters in 11.05, took second in the 200 in 22.25 and ran on two gold-medal relay teams as Washington took third place as a team in Class 3A.

  • All-State baseball: Breaking down the first team

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    PLAYER OF THE YEAR COREY ZANGARI, CARL ALBERT Class: Senior Position: Catcher The story: Zangari followed the footsteps of some great Carl Albert players, becoming the team leader during a state runner-up finish. He hit 19 home runs and drove in 64 runs, including a masterful state tournament...

  • The Oklahoman's All-State baseball roster

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    FIRST TEAM Pos.;Player,school;Cl.;Avg.;HR;RBI C;Corey Zangari, Carl Albert;Sr.;.490;19;64 1B;Dalton Reed, Roff;Jr.;.581;19;55 2B;T.J. Black, Stillwater;Sr.;.442;0;26 3B;Josh Rolette, Shawnee;Sr.;.495;9;54 SS;Kamen Lounsbury, Pioneer-Pleasant Vale;Sr.;.504;7;58 OF;Trevor McCutchin,...

  • All-State baseball: Blanchard coach Josh Raney broke mold to become Coach of Year

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    Josh Raney had to be different this season. He had to be a different coach, a different leader. That started at fall meetings with his coaching staff at Blanchard. Raney had visited with Oklahoma State coach Josh Holliday about what makes a championship team. Holliday’s advice was team...

  • All-State baseball: How Corey Zangari became a power hitter people will tell stories about

    BY JACOB UNRUH Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    From his early high school home runs to his final three at this season’s state tournament that captivated fans, Zangari’s home runs are already going further and further with each person and his bat flips are getting more epic with each tale.

  • Oklahoma City Northwest Lions Club to hold charity golf tournament

    BY QUEILA OMENA Staff Writer qomena@oklahoman.com   | Published: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Northwest Lions Club's 25th annual charity golf tournament on Monday will support a number of the club's causes.



Advertisement

Advertisement


Series on 100 Years of All-State brings history to life

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The 100 Years of All-State package really came to life for us last Monday in our office, when Vian football coach Brandon Tyler pulled a small memento out of his pocket. It was a 1943 Oklahoman All-State ring.

All-State book reminds us of strength of Oklahoma high school football

Sports | Published: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Cecil Reinke has a book chronicling the All-State football teams selected by The Oklahoman. This year's team will be No. 100, a milestone we'll be celebrating throughout the rest of the season.

Multimedia