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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Recruiting Articles from NewsOK

  • OSU offers Tulsa Memorial's Isaiah Thomas on busy recruiting day around state

    scott wright | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    When he woke up Thursday morning, Tulsa Memorial’s Isaiah Thomas didn’t have a single Division I scholarship offer. By nightfall, he had four — two from the SEC and two from the Big 12, including Oklahoma State. The Cowboys were the fourth program of the day to offer the 6-foot-5, 230-pound...

  • John Marshall's Justin Broiles adding offers

    scott wright | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    It’s been a busy week on the recruiting front for John Marshall defensive back Justin Broiles. The 6-foot, 170-pound cornerback picked up scholarship offers from Kansas State and Nebraska this week. Tulsa and Arkansas State had previously offered the John Marshall junior. Broiles had an...

  • 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....

  • High school notebook: Three football coaches leave state for new jobs

    By Jacob Unruh, Scott Wright and Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Two coaches are critical of Oklahoma education system.

  • Heritage Hall's Tevin McDaniel highlights Air Force's efforts in Oklahoma

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Heritage Hall star Tevin McDaniel already has a date circled on his calendar two seasons into his college career at Air Force. Sept. 16, 2017, a game in the Big House against Michigan. “It’s not like we’re playing other teams,” McDaniel said. “These are teams that compete for national...



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