John Rohde: A banner day for Douglass

Sports | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Under the impeccable guidance of football coach Willis Alexander, the national letter-of-intent ceremony held Wednesday afternoon inside the library at Douglass High School couldn’t have been more dignified.

Edmond North's Xavier Smith makes it official, signs with Missouri

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EDMOND — Edmond North senior Xavier Smith has kind of been forgotten in the last couple of months.

Midwest City's Dominque Jones makes best of tough situation, signs with Baylor

Sports | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Midwest City High School football player Dominque Jones signed a letter of intent with Baylor Wednesday, Feb, 3, 2010. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman  Jim Beckel

MIDWEST CITY — It would've been easy for Midwest City's Dominque Jones to get discouraged earlier this month when Arizona told him they needed to go in a different direction.

Torn ACL led to scholarship offers for Norman North's Colton Cline

Sports | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Norman North football player Colton Cline, next to his mother Melissa Auld, reaches for a pen to sign a letter of intent to play for Sam Houston State in the high school's library on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2010, in Norman, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

After signing his national letter of intent with Sam Houston State, Norman North's Colton Cline looked back on the primary thing that made it all happen — a torn ACL.

Madill’s Darryl Fields a diamond in rough

Sports | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

MADILL — Two years ago, not many people outside of Madill knew the name of Darryl Fields. He was just another football player lost in the shuffle.


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