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Every championship team reaches a crucial moment at some point in its season that puts it on the track to greatness. For some, that critical event occurs before a game has ever been played. For others, the turning point might come two months into the season.
Former Deer Creek standout quarterback Joel Blumenthal has signed with Division I Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Blumenthal spent the past two seasons at Butler Community College. This past season, he played in all 10 games and completed 63 percent of his passes for 604 yards, five...
Kansas State receiver and former Tulsa Washington star Tyler Lockett was selected as an all-purpose player to the American Football Coaches Association All-American Team, announced Wednesday.
The senior ranked fourth among Football Bowl Subdivision players in all-purpose yards (2,047 yards,...
Anadarko 51, OKC Knights 46
Bethany 53, Bridge Creek 32
Carl Albert 52, Guthrie 41
Chandler 47, Seminole 40
Coyle 49, Frontier 44
Crooked Oak 65, Harding Fine Arts 53
Dale 75, Stratford 41
Del City 64, Lawton 54
Destiny Christian 54, Community Chr.
BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014
To an outside observer, Ally Robertson’s four-gold-medal performance at the Class 6A state swim meet last season might sound like the perfect way to finish an outstanding season. But as the Edmond North senior looks back on last year, that’s not quite the feeling she gets.
Thomas quarterback Trent Dunaway pulled away Tuesday to win The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll by nearly 150 votes. Dunaway threw four touchdown passes in the Terriers’ 28-0 shutout of Cashion in the Class A championship. He topped both Trever Merrell of Davis and Connor...
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of writing about Team Roberts. It was the story of Crossings Christian linebacker Christian Osterhout and how he became part of coach Chris Roberts’ family after both of his parents died within a couple years of each other. Their story was so inspiring that the...
By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014
PC West is ranked No. 1 in Oklahoma and No. 29 in this week’s USA Today national top 50. Three other teams in the Patriots’ bracket at the Tarkanian Classic are currently in the USA Today poll as well, not including the Patriots’ first-round opponent, Long Beach Poly.
By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014
For the better part of nine decades, youngsters on the south side of the city couldn’t wait to go to Capitol Hill. The school was among the area’s best both athletically and academically, and everything about it was a source of pride. That includes the mascot and the nickname that the Oklahoma...