Tramel: Harold Holden's statue honors the men lost in the Oklahoma State plane crash
In 2001, Harold Holden was asked to create a memorial to honor those killed when a plane carrying 10 members of the Oklahoma State University basketball program crashed in Colorado. Holden's kneeling cowboy has become a symbol of mourning for the university and the state.
by Berry Tramel
Modified: January 23, 2011 at 9:22 am •
Published: January 22, 2011
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...