High School Sports Articles from NewsOK

  • Dual state wrestling notebook: Westmoore falls short of upsetting No. 1 Sand Springs

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Feb 12, 2016

    The top-ranked Sandites held on for a 28-25 victory over Westmoore in the Class 6A dual state wrestling quarterfinals at Firelake Arena.

  • Once-dominant Dover picking up the pieces one month after school fire

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    One month after a school fire burned to the ground the high school and middle school, the sign is a reminder of a successful period for the town when an uncertain future awaits.

  • High school basketball: Once-dominant Dover picking up the pieces one month after school fire

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    One month after a school fire burned to the ground the high school and middle school, the sign is a reminder of a successful period for the town when an uncertain future awaits.

  • Outside the Lines report coming Sunday regarding Cache-Elgin incident

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    ESPN’s Outside the Lines has a special report during Sunday morning’s episode regarding the incident one year ago in which Cache girls basketball coach Kenny White allegedly designed and orchestrated a play to injure Elgin senior Jentry Holt. The episode airs at 8 a.m. and includes interviews...

  • Piedmont names Muskogee's Keith Coleman new softball coach

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    Longtime Muskogee softball coach Keith Coleman was named the new Piedmont softball coach Monday night, according to the Muskogee Phoenix. Coleman replaces Rick Scott, who resigned in the fall and was not allowed to later rescind his resignation. Scott had coached the Wildcats for 15 seasons,...

  • OSSAA attorney to interview Cache player about allegation coach ordered teammate to injure opponent

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association attorney Mark Grossman said at Wednesday’s board meeting that one hurdle remains in the third investigation from Cache and that’s to interview Cache senior Jamie Bonnarens. Bonnarens was one of two Cache players to sign an affidavit in the fall...

  • A little clarity on Anadarko's Division I football history

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Over the weekend I wrote how Anadarko’s Kelby Bailey became the program’s second football player to sign with a Division I school last week. You can read that here. That information came from Anadarko coach Kent Jackson, who is also an alumnus and near life-long Anadarko resident. But thanks...

  • Anadarko OL Kelby Bailey signs with Air Force

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    Anadarko offensive lineman Kelby Bailey quietly put together his best season of his career, and it paid off Wednesday. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound tackle became the second football player in school history to sign with a Division I program when he signed a Certificate of Intent with Air Force....

  • OSSAA's Ed Sheakley to update board regarding Cache investigation

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association executive director Ed Sheakley will provide an update to the board of directors next week regarding a third investigation into allegations that Cache girls basketball coach Kenny White designed and ordered the execution of an inbounds...

  • Altus coach Jeremy Reed accepts job in Arkansas

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    ALTUS — Altus football coach and athletic director Jeremy Reed announced his resignation Wednesday afternoon to take over a program in Arkansas. Reed will be the new coach at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy, Ark., citing the state’s education outlook as his reasoning for leaving. “When...

  • High school girls basketball roundup: Westmoore snaps Edmond Santa Fe's 54-game home winning streak

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    Westmoore’s high-powered offense won out in a fast-paced game for a 63-57 victory to snap No. 6 Santa Fe’s home winning streak at 54 games.

  • Mike Burris named Lawton Eisenhower football coach

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    Lawton Public Schools named former Capitol Hill football coach Mike Burris the new Lawton Eisenhower football coach Monday night, making history in the process. Burris becomes the school system’s first black head football coach, according to the Lawton Constitution. “It’s a big deal for the...

  • Tuttle's Chandler Anthony flips commitment to North Texas

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    Tuttle offensive lineman Chandler Anthony is the latest Oklahoman to join new North Texas coach and Muskogee native Seth Littrell. Anthony verbally committed to North Texas after taking an official visit over the weekend, flipping from his verbal commitment to Illinois State. Anthony told...

  • High school girls basketball roundup: No. 6 Edmond Santa Fe outlasts No. 15 Edmond North

    BY JACOB UNRUH AND SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Fri, Jan 29, 2016

    EDMOND — Edmond Santa Fe junior point guard Jo'Nah Johnson saw the entire team struggling throughout the first half Friday night. She had seen enough, determined to take over the game in the second half. Johnson scored 15 of her game-high 20 points in the second half to propel No. 6 Santa Fe...

  • High school girls basketball roundup: No. 9 Midwest City overwhelms No. 2 Choctaw

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jan 27, 2016

    CHOCTAW — Midwest City girls basketball coach Katie Tompson turned the past week into defensive practice, working on keeping Choctaw players in check. The result was a near flawless performance Tuesday night creating 17 turnovers as the ninth-ranked Bombers routed No. 2 Choctaw 53-38 for a...

  • Three Guthrie football players make college choices

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    Three Guthrie football players have determined where they are going to play college football next season, according to coach Kelly Beeby. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College continues to stockpile Oklahoma talent, landing verbal commitments from offensive lineman Michael Pruitt and...

  • Lawton native Rico Noel among Dodgers' non-roster invitees

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

    Lawton native Rico Noel is among 16 non-roster invitees by the Los Angeles Dodgers at spring training, the team announced Monday. Noel signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers in the offseason after spending last season with the New York Yankees. He made his MLB in September. An...

  • High school girls basketball: Newcastle's Caitlynne Weatherly's confidence sparks scoring outburst

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

    Weatherly was the catalyst last week as the Racers won their own tournament to earn The Oklahoman’s Girls Basketball Player of the Week honor.

  • High school girls basketball roundup: Edmond Memorial wins Bruce Gray Invitational for second straight year

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Jan 23, 2016

    The Bulldogs claimed the Bruce Gray Invitational championship for a second straight season.

  • High school girls basketball roundup: No. 3 Newcastle knocks off No. 2 Chickasha

    BY JACOB UNRUH AND SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Jan 23, 2016

    Newcastle plays Class 6A No. 1 Westmoore in the championship at 7 p.m. Saturday.

  • Altus swim coach Linda Wiginton named NFHS Coach of the Year

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Jan 22, 2016

    Altus swim coach Linda Wiginton was named the National Coach of the Year for boys swimming by the National Federation of State High School Associations Coaches Association. Wiginton, who has been coaching for more than 30 years, guided an Altus team that dominated the Class 5A state swim meet...