Cheers & Jeers: Ada Native having good season
→To Ada’s Nick Blackburn, who at the age of 27 is turning into quite the pitcher for the Minnesota Twins. Blackburn is 4-2 with a 3.55 earned run average this season after going 11-11 in 2008. →To the return of the Women’s College World Series, always one of the highlights of the Oklahoma sports calendar. Jeers
→To college football coaches again making their final poll ballots private. If the coaches can’t stand the heat, get out of the voting business. →To OSU baseball’s invitation to the NCAA Tournament. A team that finishes 9-16 in its conference did not earn a trip to the 64-team field.