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Edmond North cross country coach runs across Oklahoma while 'living on gas station food'

James Strahorn is running across the state. The new Edmond North cross country coach will be the first person to run from the...

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Former McGuinness star running back Dominic Richardson will not play for TCU

Dominic Richardson will not attend TCU in the fall.

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Bill Belichick, Stephen Curry added to list of Best of OKC Preps presenters

Six-time Super Bowl champion and New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and three-time NBA Champion and point guard for...

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Oklahoma City-area school districts to follow OSSAA’s proposal to resume sports, beginning June 8

Oklahoma City-area school districts will follow the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s proposal for restarting...

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Edmond North golfer, Oklahoma State commit Jordan Wilson wins Oak Tree Junior Classic

Edmond North golfer Jordan Wilson won the Oak Tree Junior Classic on Tuesday.

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OSU baseball: Kaden Polcovich named to Collegiate Baseball's All-America team

STILLWATER — Kaden Polcovich played just 18 games for Oklahoma State, but that was enough to earn an All-American...

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Why I love sports: Bishop McGuinness golf coach Gary Savely praises bringing people together for a common cause

Editor's note: Bishop McGuinness golf coach and former athletic director Gary Savely tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports....

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Departing athletic director Dewayne Hunter leaves Southmoore in good hands

MOORE — Not many people know Southmoore High School like Dewayne Hunter. He was the second person hired at the school after...

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Former Oklahoma high school football coach Larry McBroom takes over program in Arkansas

Larry McBroom is resuming his legendary high school football head coaching career.

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Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announces 2020 All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announced Wednesday the 2020 All-State soccer rosters.

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OSSAA board rejects association's plan with guidelines, high school activities to restart immediately

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors rejected the association's plan with guidelines Friday...

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High school baseball: OBCA announces rosters for 2020 All-State games

On Thursday, The Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association announced the rosters for its second annual All-State games.

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Gov. Kevin Stitt signs Riley Boatwright Act into law

Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt signed the Riley Boatwright Act into law Thursday.Named in memory of a Lexington middle school...

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Cade Horton is the first Norman High baseball player to be named Gatorade’s Oklahoma Baseball Player of the Year

Norman star baseball player and Oklahoma commit Cade Horton was named Gatorade’s 2019-20 Oklahoma Baseball Player of the Year,...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

SportsMay 5, 2019

Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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Oak Tree to host 2020 Girls Team Championship in June

High school girls golf is set to have a competitive return next month. Oak Tree is hosting the first Girls Team...

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Tulsa Regent Prep's James Roller, Duncan's Gentry Cox to receive 2020 Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship

Tulsa Regent Prep's James Roller and Duncan's Gentry Cox are the recipients of the 2020 Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: A look at OSSAA's 3-phase proposal to restart high school activities

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's plan to restart high school activities involves three phases.OSSAA...

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Oklahoma Coaches Association cancels 2020 convention, All-State games

The Oklahoma Coaches Association's board of directors voted Wednesday to cancel the annual coaches clinic and All-State...

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Oklahoma high school football: Aso Pogi leaving John Marshall after 1 season

Editor’s note: This story was updated Tuesday afternoon to reflect changesJohn Marshall will begin its search for its third...

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OSSAA holding special board meeting Friday to discuss restarting high school sports

High school sports could soon restart in Oklahoma.In a letter to member schools Tuesday, Oklahoma Secondary School Activities...

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Why I love sports: Bethel football coach Joey Ginn says games 'can bring such joy'

Editor's note: Bethel High School football and track coach Joey Ginn tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports and the impact...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Faith 7 rosters announced, games canceled

The rosters for the annual Faith 7 Basketball Bowl games were announced Sunday. The Faith 7 Bowl is a yearly contest...

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Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2020 All-State tennis rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Monday the 2020 All-State tennis rosters.

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Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2020 All-State golf rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Monday the 2020 All-State golf rosters.A site for the All-State golf tournament has...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Edmond North soccer player Carley Davenport was valuable leader on and off the field

Carley Davenport, Edmond North girls soccer: Davenport was on Edmond North’s varsity squad for three years and had a stellar...

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The Oklahoman’s 2021 Super 30 initial rankings

The sports world may have come to a halt the past couple months, but recruiting never hibernated. The state’s best high school...

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Patrick Mahomes added to Best of OKC Preps award presenters

Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes II will be among the featured guest presenters in The Oklahoman's annual Best of OKC...

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High school girls basketball recruiting: Tulsa offers Jones freshman guard Boston Berry

On Saturday afternoon, Jones’ freshman point guard, Boston Berry, announced she received an offer from Tulsa, the second...

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'The fit was just right': How Edmond Santa Fe linebacker Collin Oliver continued pipeline to OSU

EDMOND — Before every game, Edmond Santa Fe linebacker Collin Oliver pulls up a familiar highlight tape. Calvin Bundage,...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Norman North golfer Charlie Jackson was bound for record-breaking spring

Charlie Jackson, Norman North boys golf: Jackson started hot this spring and seemed bound to continue before the coronavirus...

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Top high school golfers set to compete in Oak Tree Junior Classic

Competitive junior golf is close to returning in Oklahoma.Although the high school golf season was canceled before it fully got...

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High school girls basketball recruiting: Texas Tech first to offer Jones' freshman guard Boston Berry

Jones’ freshman point guard, Boston Berry, announced she received an offer from Texas Tech on Twitter Thursday afternoon.

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OSU basketball: Grandson of Eddie Sutton named high school coach in Texas

Another Sutton is entering the coaching field.Spencer Sutton, the grandson of legendary Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton, was...

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OSU football: Collin Oliver commits to Cowboys, continues Edmond Santa Fe pipeline

EDMOND — Collin Oliver feels right in orange and black.Edmond Santa Fe High School’s latest star linebacker committed to...

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OSU wrestling: Cowboy signee Konner Doucet of Comanche named state winner of Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award

Comanche senior Konner Doucet is the state winner of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award, the National Wrestling Hall...

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Senior Spotlight: Guthrie's Dodgion overcame major surgeries on back, knee

GUTHRIE — Drew Dodgion had much to look forward to this golf season. A year after placing 10th in the Class 5A state golf...

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Former Jones football star Ty Hughes dies

Former Jones football star Ty Hughes died unexpectedly Monday. He was 22. Hughes earned a spot on The Oklahoman's 103rd...

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High school girls basketball recruiting: Sooners offer Sapulpa freshman Guard Stailee Heard

The 5-foot-9 Sapulpa freshman guard, Stailee Heard, received an offer from Oklahoma, she announced on Twitter Wednesday night.

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Corky McMullen named next Midwest City coach

Daniel "Corky" McMullen's job is changing slightly next season, but he won't have to change schools.Last week, McMullen was...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Casady’s Sam Bass used extra time to continue training, improving

Sam Bass is improving. The senior distance runner at Casady hasn’t stopped running since the coronavirus pandemic started. With...

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Why I love sports: 'Vehicle of sports' guided OSSAA's Mike Whaley

Editor's note: Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association associate director Mike Whaley tells The Oklahoman's Jacob...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Gabby Crampton had productive soccer career at Crossings Christian

Gabby Crampton, Crossings Christian girls soccer: Crampton was looking to end her soccer career with another productive season...

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'It's something out of dream': Shortening of MLB Draft leaves local OU, OSU, high school stars facing tough decisions

Dominic Johnson’s draft stock was supposed to take a big leap this spring. The speedy outfielder felt better than ever in four...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Southmoore soccer standout Jordan Morrison led by example

Jordan Morrison, Southmoore boys soccer: Morrison was a key leader for the Sabercats. A four-year team captain, he had seven...

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Carl Albert star Hunt commits to Arkansas

Javion Hunt made his college decision. The star running back at Carl Albert verbally committed to Arkansas on Saturday,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Topgolf reopens Oklahoma City location with new safety guidelines

The sound of golf balls whizzing through the air increased as the afternoon wore on. For the first time in nearly two months,...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Southmoore K/P Cameron Little receives offer from Oklahoma State

One of the state's top specialists is beginning to receive national attention.Southmoore junior kicker/punter Cameron Little...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Edmond Memorial’s Mary McKey was shooting to break state hurdle record

Mary McKey, Edmond Memorial girls track: McKey had a legitimate shot at etching her name in the state track record books before...

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Oklahoma Class 6A football: Meet Jacobe Johnson, Mustang’s two-sport freshman phenom who burst onto the football recruiting scene

MUSTANG — Dan Hammerschmidt was in awe. Oklahoma State’s safeties coach was scrolling through Twitter one day and came across a...

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Amid COVID-19 delays, football helmet outfitters face production logjam that threatens start of prep, youth seasons

The usually bustling facilities have sat still and silent, yet they are anything but empty. Crammed into bins, racks and...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Beggs DB Kendal Daniels announces top 4 schools

Oklahoma's top football prospect in the 2021 class is nearing his decision.Beggs junior defensive back Kendal Daniels announced...

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Why Moore track seniors don't want your pity — but deserve your respect

MOORE — Carlos Soto knows there are people who feel sorry for him. Feel sorry, actually, for the entire track team at Moore...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Carl Albert star Javion Hunt commits to Arkansas

Javion Hunt has made his college decision.The star running back at Carl Albert verbally committed to Arkansas on Saturday,...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Tulsa Washington DB Keuan Parker commits to Arkansas

Keuan Parker will stay close to come when he finishes his high school football career.The standout junior defensive back at...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Choctaw's Mia Pendleton balanced golf, soccer on road to Oklahoma Baptist

Mia Pendleton has always remained focused on the task at hand. “When I’m playing golf, that’s the only thing I’m thinking of,”...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Crossings Christian’s Craig Sanders paved his own path in golf, baseball

Craig Sanders, Crossings Christian golf and baseball: As if Sanders wasn’t a talented enough golfer, he was also one of the top...

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'We’ve got a chance to do something special': Jason Sexton found right opportunity to lead Shawnee football program

SHAWNEE — Jason Sexton is moving closer to home. Sexton’s name is well known across the Oklahoma high school football coaching...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Oklahoma State soccer signee Kylee Munson made immediate impact at Westmoore

Westmoore soccer coach Robert Williams quickly realized Kylee Munson needed to be on the field. Even as a freshman in 2017,...

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High school boys basketball: Ada's Jaxson Robinson enrolling early at Texas A&M, reclassifying to 2020

Jaxson Robinson's high school career is finished.The star guard at Ada announced Wednesday morning he was going to reclassify...

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Why George Kittle is primed for a historic contract with the 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — With the NFL draft over, Joe Staley’s retirement official and the Trent Williams trade complete, there...

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Rose State Kids College transitions to online learning for summer 2020

Rose State College will host Kids College and Teen Scene classes online this summer. The new format allows for students to...

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Opinion: ESPN poll confirms Trae Young’s superstar potential and one big weakness

It’s a great sign for the Atlanta Hawks that Trae Young is even included in ESPN’s poll on which young player that NBA...

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As KBO opens play, all eyes on former Tulsa Union star Drew Rucinski

Drew Rucinski took the mound on a cloudy afternoon in Daegu, South Korea, as Monday night gave way to Tuesday morning in the...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Guthrie golfer duo of Luke Morgan, Bo Robbins were shooting for more records

GUTHRIE — Ric Meshew knew he had something special. Guthrie’s golf coach could tell the first day he saw Luke Morgan and Bo...

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OSU baseball: Stillwater's Drew Blake commits to Cowboys

Stillwater’s Drew Blake announced his commitment to the Cowboys on Tuesday morning, via Twitter.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Hayes Sullivan was a versatile athlete at Casady

Hayes Sullivan, Casady fastpitch softball: Sullivan was having a great season before it was canceled. In seven games, Sullivan...

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Oklahoma Coaches Association preparing to cancel annual convention, All-State competitions

The Oklahoma Coaches Association is close to canceling its biggest events. The annual clinic and All-State competitions, set to...

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High school boys basketball: McGuinness hires Jake Brown as next head coach

McGuinness has hired its next boys basketball coach.Jake Brown, who has spent the past two seasons at Bluejacket coaching boys...

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High school baseball: Oklahoma State Games set for July 20-21 in Enid

The Oklahoma State Games will be held at a different venue this year.

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Oklahoma Coaches Association preparing to cancel annual convention, All-State competitions

The Oklahoma Coaches Association is close to canceling its biggest events.The annual clinic and All-State competitions, set to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: In letter to schools, OSSAA executive director David Jackson discusses summer reopening plans

David Jackson wants to be patient.The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's executive director sent a letter to...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: McGuinness track and field star Emiline Henderson was looking to defend her state title

Emiline Henderson, McGuinness girls track and field: Henderson starred in track and field throughout her career at McGuinness....

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High school football: Choctaw wide receiver Chase Jackson commits to TCU

Choctaw wide receiver Chase Jackson announced Sunday on Twitter his commitment to TCU.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Kyler Melton left his mark on Deer Creek tennis program

EDMOND — Kyler Melton was devastated. After learning the high school tennis season was canceled because of the coronavirus...

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High school football: Vian defensive lineman Solomon Wright commits to Texas Tech

Vian defensive lineman Solomon Wright announced Friday on Twitter he has committed to Texas Tech.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Battle-tested Amanda Graddy was 'like a warrior' at Lexington

Amanda Graddy didn’t have an ideal offseason. Last summer, she was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel...

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High school football: Altus hires Dan Cocannouer as coach

Dan Cocannouer was announced Wednesday as the new football coach at Altus.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Putnam West's Jakob Brandenberger was dominant during shortened baseball season

Jakob Brandenberger, Putnam West baseball: The star pitcher and shortstop was thriving for Putnam West until the season was...

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The Oklahoma City Public Schools 2019-20 Senior Student Athletes of the Year

The Oklahoma City Public Schools announced the 2019-20 Senior Student Athletes of the Year awards on Wednesday.

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High school boys basketball: OCA announces All-State boys basketball rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for its annual All-State boys basketball games that will be...

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High school girls basketball: OCA announces All-State girls basketball rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for its annual All-State girls basketball games that will be...

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High school wrestling: Tuttle coach Matt Surber steps down to become principal

Matt Surber has stepped down as Tuttle’s wrestling coach.

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Green coached NEO and ORU women

Green coached Bristow to 1958 state championship

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High school cross country: Santa Fe South’s Christian Arenivar signs with Oklahoma Baptist

Santa Fe South star runner Christian Arenivar signed Tuesday with Oklahoma Baptist.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Sisters Morgan and Alyson Kennedy helped spark Classen SAS state tournament run

Morgan and Alyson Kennedy, Classen SAS girls basketball: The Kennedy sisters were preparing to help lead Classen SAS to a Class...

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High school boys basketball: Tulsa Washington coach Conley Phipps retiring as head coach

Tulsa Booker T. Washington boys basketball coach Conley Phipps is retiring from coaching.

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High school baseball: Binger-Oney hires Travis Owen as head baseball coach

Binger-Oney hired Travis Owen as its new head baseball coach, Owen told The Oklahoman on Monday.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Gunner Smith had historic athletic career at Bethel

Gunner Smith, Bethel baseball: Smith was a starting infielder for the fourth consecutive year before the season was canceled...

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High school baseball: Oklahoma Christian School hires Romus Cezar

The Saints hired former Edmond Santa Fe hitting coach Romus Cezar as their new head baseball coach, OCS athletic director...

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High school football: Cache's Ralph Fawaz commits to Wyoming

On Saturday, Ralph Fawaz announced his commitment to Wyoming via Twitter.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Golfer Emily Miller leaves Edmond North with long list of accomplishments

Emily Miller, Edmond North girls golf: Miller was looking to lead Edmond North to its third consecutive Class 6A state title...

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Oklahoma dad builds backyard bowling alley so son can practice

When businesses started to shut down in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, it meant for many that they would be unable...

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Super 5 boys basketball 2020: Tulsa Booker T. Washington’s Bryce Thompson proved he was the state’s best

TULSA — Bryce Thompson was on a mission. He has been since he stepped onto the basketball court. The Tulsa Booker T....

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 Super 5 and All-State boys basketball teams

The Oklahoman’s Super 5 roster First team Name, School — Ht. — Pos. — Cl. — Pts. Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall — 6-5 — F — Jr....

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Westmoore tennis player Ben Richmond had his sights on a state title

Ben Richmond, Westmoore boys tennis: Richmond was one of the top contenders to claim the No. 1 singles title in Class 6A before...

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The Oklahoman's Super 5 boys basketball 2020: A look at past winners

SUPER 5 ROSTERS 2019: Micah Thomas, Putnam City North; Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall; Kalib Boone, Tulsa Memorial; Keylan...

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Super 5 boys basketball 2020: Heritage Hall’s Trey Alexander flourished in new role

Trey Alexander was hard to miss. The standout junior on Heritage Hall’s basketball team became more of a headache for opponents...

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Super 5 boys basketball 2020: Putnam West’s Rondel Walker surpassed even highest expectations

Rondel Walker is accustomed to dealing with pressure. The standout senior at Putnam West is used to playing on the biggest...

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Super 5 boys basketball 2020: Southmoore’s Sam Godwin made most of move to SaberCats

MOORE — A change of scenery was good for Sam Godwin. Southmoore’s standout senior forward had spent the first two seasons of...

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Super 5 boys basketball 2020: Kingfisher’s Bijan Cortes emerged as a star

KINGFISHER — When Bijan Cortes was running unguarded toward the rim, it was best to not get in his way. The junior guard at...

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2020 Super 5 boys basketball first team

Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall Height: 6-foot-5 Position: Forward Class: Junior The story: Alexander continued his improvement...

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Super 5 boys basketball 2020: Del City’s Lenny Hatchett guided Eagles to verge of greatness

DEL CITY — Lenny Hatchett wanted to leave no doubt. Hatchett, the coach of Del City’s boys basketball team, remembered the...

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NFL Draft: Washington Redskins select former Muskogee DB Kamren Curl in seventh round

Former Muskogee star Kamren Curl is heading to the nation's capital.

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High school girls basketball: Moore's Aaliyah Moore commits to Texas

Aaliyah Moore, who is ranked as the No. 7 overall national recruit in the 2021 class by ESPN’s HoopGurlz, announced her...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 Big All-City boys basketball roster

Big All-City First team Name, School — Ht. — Pos. — Cl. — Pts. Christian Cook, Midwest City — 6-2 — G — Sr. — 18 Sam Godwin,...

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2020 Big All-City boys basketball first team

Christian Cook, Midwest City Height: 6-foot-2 Position: Guard Class: Senior The story: As far as dynamic guards go, look no...

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Big All-City boys basketball 2020: Putnam West’s Rondel Walker positioned Patriots to success after early adversity

Rondel Walker didn’t get frustrated. Putnam West’s boys basketball team was facing multiple nationally ranked opponents during...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Lexie Davis played big role in Christian Heritage Academy basketball’s recent dominance

Lexie Davis, Christian Heritage Academy basketball: The four-year starter helped CHA advance to the state tournament in every...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 Little All-City boys basketball roster

Little All-City First team Name, School — Ht. — Pos. — Cl. — Pts. Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall — 6-5 — F — Jr. — 26.6 Bijan...

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Little All-City boys basketball 2020: Heritage Hall’s Trey Alexander came through on his promise

Trey Alexander didn’t have time to be upset. Heritage Hall’s boys basketball team had fallen to Kingfisher in the championship...

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2020 Little All-City first team

Player of the Year Trey Alexander, Heritage Hall Height: 6-foot-5 Position: Forward Class: Junior The story: Alexander...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Ben Lawson was a special competitor, leader for Bethany baseball

Ben Lawson, Bethany baseball: The shortstop and relief pitcher led Bethany to a 6-0 start before the season was canceled...

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High school girls basketball: Moore's Raychael Harjo commits to Central Florida

Moore’s Raychael Harjo announced Tuesday her commitment to the Knights, via Twitter.

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'We can’t dwell on the past': Why Choctaw High's Avery Clark is still fighting even after a pandemic canceled her senior season

CHOCTAW — Avery Clark wore camo pants the night she shaved off her hair before chemo could take it. There were tears that...

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High school girls basketball: Piedmont’s Delanie Crawford commits to the Golden Hurricane

Piedmont’s Delanie Crawford announced her commitment to the Golden Hurricane on Wednesday evening via Twitter.

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2020 Super 5 and All-State girls basketball teams

The Oklahoman’s Super 5 roster First team Name, School — Ht. — Pos. — Cl. — Pts Lexy Keys, Sequoyah Tahlequah — 5-7 — G — Sr. —...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Dylan Howard was a veteran leader for Yukon tennis

Dylan Howard, Yukon boys tennis: Howard was in the midst of a breakout season before the coronavirus pandemic ended all high...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Northeastern State's Brody Parrick recovers after not believing he could be infected

STROUD — Brody Parrick showed the brashness of a 19-year-old. A little more than a month ago, his mom, Kaila, had warned him...

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OU women's basketball: Deer Creek's Skylar Vann signs with Sooners

Vann, a 5-foot-10 guard, recently switched her commitment from Temple.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Mary Streller was a dual-sport star at Oklahoma Christian School

Mary Streller, Oklahoma Christian School girls tennis: Streller was looking to end her tennis career on a high note before the...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 Little All-City girls basketball first team

TaLiyah Gramling, Millwood Height: 5-foot-7 Position: Guard Class: Junior The story: The Greater Metro Athletic Conference...

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Little All-City girls basketball 2020: Christian Heritage's Rylee Langerman took over on road to Arkansas

DEL CITY — Advancing to the state tournament had become the norm for Rylee Langerman. However, this season proved to be tougher...

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The Oklahoman's 2020 Little All-City girls basketball roster

Little All-City First team Name, School — Ht. — Pos. — Cl. — Pts. Karley Johnson, Newcastle — 5-9 — F — So. — 19.0 Rylee...

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High school football: Pawhuska QB Bryce Drummond, son of The Pioneer Woman, commits to North Texas

One of the top quarterbacks in the 2021 class has made his college decision.

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OSSAA: Board approves addition of girls wrestling division at state championships

Oklahoma will crown state champions in girls wrestling beginning next season. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities...

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OSSAA: Playoff ticket prices increasing next school year

Ticket prices for Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association playoff events are going up starting next school year.The...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 Big All-City girls basketball first team

Delanie Crawford, Piedmont Height: 5-foot-11 Position: Guard Class: Junior The story: Followed her impressive sophomore...

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The Oklahoman's 2020 Big All-City girls basketball roster

Big All-City First team Name, School — Ht. — Pos. — Cl. — Pts. Delanie Crawford, Piedmont — 5-11 — G — Jr. — 18.0 Aaliyah...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Sam Bass left his mark on McGuinness athletics

Sam Bass, McGuinness baseball: Bass was set to have another standout season before it was canceled because of the coronavirus...

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Big All-City girls basketball 2020: Moore's Aaliyah Moore also has contributions off court

MOORE — Aaliyah Moore is known for her contributions on the court. This season, she led the Moore High School girls basketball...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: Norman High's Kelbie Washington continues to accomplish her goals

NORMAN — Kelbie Washington has always set goals for herself. When she started playing basketball at Norman High School, she...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Mount St. Mary tennis player Emily Emery was aiming for big season

Emily Emery, Mount St. Mary girls tennis: Emery was primed for a solid season before the coronavirus pandemic canceled all high...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: Deer Creek's Skylar Vann lived up to family name

EDMOND — Skylar Vann grew up in the gym. In the early stages of her life, she sat in her car seat inside Woodson Gym on...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: Sequoyah Tahlequah's Lexy Keys found her love for the game

TAHLEQUAH — Lexy Keys didn’t always have basketball aspirations. She was a two-sport athlete who focused more on softball. “I...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: Moore's Aaliyah Moore enjoys the recognition

MOORE — Aaliyah Moore is no stranger to earning recognition for her basketball skills. During her 8th grade year, she earned...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: A look at past winners

SUPER 5 ROSTERS 2019: Gabby Gregory, Holland Hall; Karly Gore, Seiling; Macy Gore, Seiling; Keira Neal, Edmond Santa Fe; Jalei...

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OKC Bombing Anniversary: How a daughter shares love of sports with father she never met

Nicole Flick doesn’t quite understand her daughter's love of sports. Flick was never a sports person. She absolutely watches...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: Moore's Brent Hodges knew he had done something special

MOORE — The first thing Brent Hodges did when he walked through his front door on March 3 was send out texts to previous...

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OK Preps: Best of OKC Metro All-City Preps Awards Show goes digital

Changes are coming to The Oklahoman's annual Best of OKC Metro All-City Preps Awards Show. Instead of an in-person event on...

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Super 5 girls basketball 2020: Tulsa Washington's Wyvette Mayberry has opportunity to chase dreams

TULSA — Wyvette Mayberry took basketball seriously from an early age. In middle school, she understood the opportunities...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Blanchard's Bryce Madron was shooting for another state title to cap stellar career

Bryce Madron, Blanchard baseball: Madron's senior season was bound to be another stellar one before it was canceled because of...

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OU women's basketball: Deer Creek's Skylar Vann flips commitment to Sooners

The Deer Creek High School senior switched her commitment from Temple to OU, she told The Oklahoman on Friday.

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Luther's Raychel Stanfield one of top basketball players in school history

Raychel Stanfield, Luther girls basketball: Stanfield had one of the top careers in Luther girls basketball history. She...

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High school boys basketball: Scott Raper stepping down as McGuinness coach

One of the top boys basketball programs in the state is searching for a new coach.McGuinness coach Scott Raper announced...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Youth baseball leagues in limbo during epidemic

Buck Thomas Park has been Matt Purser’s second home for years. As the tournament director and league scheduler for Moore Youth...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Putnam City's Bobby Wood was shooting for multiple golds and records

Bobby Wood, Putnam City boys track: Wood was primed to win multiple gold medals this spring before track season was canceled....

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High school football: Stillwater DB Tevin Williams III commits to Baylor

Tevin Williams III has made his college decision.The junior defensive back at Stillwater committed to Baylor on Wednesday, he...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Gracie Cornelius was a key leader for Mustang girls soccer

Gracie Cornelius, Mustang girls soccer: The veteran starting midfielder had lofty goals for her senior year before the...

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High school football: Beggs DB Kendal Daniels releases top 12 schools

Kendal Daniels is closer to making his college decision.The junior defensive back at Beggs announced Tuesday his top 12 schools...

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High school football: Harrah hires Chris Bliek as new head coach

Harrah didn't have to look far to find its new football coach.Chris Bliek, who spent last season as a Panthers assistant coach,...

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High school football: Tulsa Washington DB Keuan Parker announces top 6 schools

Keuan Parker is narrowing his focus.The junior defensive back at Tulsa Booker T. Washington announced Monday the top six...

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All-City girls swimming: Shawnee's Piper McNeil begins high school career with impressive season

Piper McNeil maintained a carefree attitude throughout her first high school swimming season.

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The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City girls swimming roster

First team 50 freestyle: Isabel Webb, Jr., Shawnee 100 freestyle: Gracie Shapard, So., Heritage Hall 100 butterfly: Ashley...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City girls swimming first team

Isabel Webb, Shawnee Class: Junior Event: 50-yard freestyle The story: Webb placed fourth in the 50 freestyle at the Class 6A...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Stillwater golfer Eric Schuessler was a teacher, student of game

Eric Schuessler, Stillwater boys golf: Schuessler was primed for a big spring season as the Pioneers' No. 1 bag before the...

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Heritage Hall's Trey Alexander named 2019-20 Greater Metro Athletic Conference boys Most Valuable Player

Trey Alexander continues to pile up awards.Heritage Hall's star junior was tabbed Most Valuable Player of the Greater Metro...

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Millwood's TaLiyah Gramling tabbed Most Valuable Player of Greater Metro Athletic Conference

The Greater Metro Athletic Conference named Millwood's TaLiyah Gramling as the Most Valuable Player, the honor was released...

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High school football: Carl Albert junior RB Javion Hunt announces top 8 schools

Javion Hunt is nearing a decision.The junior running back at Carl Albert announced his top eight schools Sunday night,...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City boys swimming first team

Caleb Gregory, Bridge Creek Class: Senior Event: 50-yard freestyle The story: Gregory capped his stellar high school career...

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The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City boys swimming roster

First team 50 freestyle: Caleb Gregory, Sr., Bridge Creek 100 freestyle: Max Myers, Jr., Edmond Memorial 100 butterfly: Aiden...

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All-City boys swimming: Norman North’s Daniel Wilson has come a long way since his freshman season

NORMAN — Daniel Wilson started to panic. The Norman North swimmer lost his goggles moments into his first race at the 2017...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Cashion's Madelyn McCabe was shooting for more records

Madelyn McCabe, Cashion girls track: McCabe had no shortage of success when it came to track and field, and that was bound to...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 All-City wrestling roster

First team 106: Cael Hughes, Fr., Stillwater 113: Cruz Aguilar, Sr., Edmond Memorial 120: Tucker Owens, Jr., Mustang 126: Reese...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City wrestling first team

Cael Hughes, Stillwater Weight: 106 Class: Freshman The story: Hughes went 42-0 in his debut season. He ended the year with a...

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All-City wrestling: OU commit Tate Picklo is backbone of Mustang wrestling

MUSTANG — Tate Picklo had high expectations heading into the 2019-20 wrestling season. The Mustang star was full of confidence...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Washington's Nicholas Andrews thrown a curve but ready to pitch for OU

Nicholas Andrews, Washington baseball: With an arsenal of a 93 mph fastball, 83 mph breaking ball and a 78 mph change-up,...

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Why I love sports: Our love letter to the games that have molded us

Throughout the coming weeks, the sports staff of The Oklahoman — as well as readers, local sports and civic leaders — will open...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Deer Creek's Emily Tincher

Emily Tincher, Deer Creek girls soccer: Tincher was in the midst of a fantastic final season on the pitch before it was wiped...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: With a 94 mph fastball, Shawnee's J’Briell Easley eyes MLB Draft down the road

J’Briell Easley, Shawnee boys baseball and basketball: Easley was preparing to start as Shawnee’s ace before the 2020 season...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Choctaw basketball senior Mackenzie Crusoe wanted back on top

Mackenzie Crusoe Choctaw girls basketball: A state champion during her freshman season, Crusoe had her final chance to chase...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: OCS golfer Jaxon Dowell aimed for third state title before coronavirus pandemic

Jaxon Dowell, Oklahoma Christian School boys golf: A two-time state champion and back-to-back All-City prep golfer of the year,...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Heritage Hall ace Landry Kyle leads by example in all aspects

Landry Kyle, Heritage Hall baseball: Kyle was set to end his senior year as Heritage Hall's ace and shortstop when he wasn't...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Millwood's Cymirah Williams 'definitely an ideal player'

Cymirah Williams, Millwood girls basketball: Williams was preparing to play a key role for Millwood in her final chance at a...

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Okarche's Rachel McDowell named 3 Rivers Conference POY

Rachel McDowell was named the 3 Rivers Conference Player of the Year by conference coaches. The honor was announced along with...

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Putnam North star Bria Sanders-Woods tabbed most valuable player of Big 10 Conference

Accolades voted on by coaches, named her the Most Valuable Player of the Big 10 Conference, released Wednesday.

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OCU women's basketball: Stars make history hiring alumna Brett Tahah

Brett Tahah will take over as head women’s basketball coach, becoming the first OCU alumna to lead the program, OCU announced...

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High school boys basketball: Dewayne Bradley leaving Midwest City after 12 seasons for Noble

One of the top boys basketball programs in Class 6A will have a new coach next season.Dewayne Bradley, who spent the past 12...

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OU women's basketball: Norman High's Kelbie Washington commits to Sooners

Norman’s Kelbie Washington announced her commitment to the Sooners on Wednesday morning via Twitter.

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High school girls basketball: Edmond Memorial hires Rachel Crabaugh

The Bulldogs hired assistant coach Rachel Crabaugh as the new head girls basketball coach, Edmond Memorial athletic director...

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Bryce Harper confident Phillies will keep Carl Albert alum J.T. Realmuto, his favorite player

J.T. Realmuto played against Bryce Harper for five years, but those seasons as division rivals did not allow the catcher to...

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High school girls basketball: Edmond Santa Fe hires former OBU women's coach Casi Bays

Edmond Santa Fe hired former Oklahoma Baptist women’s coach, Casi Bays, as its next girls basketball coach, announced by Edmond...

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High school football: Former OU, NFL star Dominique Franks hired as DB coach at Owasso

Dominique Franks is headed back to Owasso.The former OU and NFL defensive back was announced Friday as the Rams' defensive...

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Berry Tramel: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt was prepped under the Friday night lights

Butch Peters saw Kevin Stitt on television, running for governor, and had an immediate thought. “That’s him!” That’s the kid...

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High school girls soccer: Norman North's Annabella Potts finds positives in shortened senior season

Annabella Potts had an odd feeling after dropping to the ground during last year’s Class 6A soccer semifinals against Broken...

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Outlook 2020: McLaughlins' Fields & Futures provides OKC Public Schools with pristine playing fields

Liz McLaughlin remembers the days when she and her husband weren’t trying to impact other people’s kids. Their own children...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Why a senior season cut short is only the third-hardest thing this college golfer endured

Sam Humphreys could’ve sold out to fury or distress or even fear. Of course, he dabbled in those emotions last month when he...

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Outlook 2020: 'Stay grounded,' Southeast girls basketball coach says

Jackee Brown, 37, is the girls basketball and track coach at Southeast High School in Oklahoma City. A Norman North High...

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High school football: Edmond Santa Fe's Collin Oliver names top 8 schools

Collin Oliver named his top eight schools Friday.The junior defensive end and outside linebacker at Edmond Santa Fe narrowed...

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Moore's Aaliyah Moore named 2019-20 Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference girls basketball Player of the Year

Moore’s junior forward Aaliyah Moore was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Player of the Year, announced Friday.

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Southmoore's Jordan Thompson named 2019-20 Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference boys basketball Player of the Year

Southmoore star senior guard Jordan Thompson was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Player of the Year, it was...

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Classen SAS' Jordan Harrison named All City Athletic Conference girls Player of the Year

Classen SAS star Jordan Harrison was named the All City Athletic Conference’s girls Player of the Year, announced Thursday.

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Star Spencer's Brandon Zeno named All City Athletic Conference boys Player of the Year

Star Spencer star Brandon Zeno was named the All City Athletic Conference's boys Player of the Year, it was announced...

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OSSAA clarifies how coaches, athletic directors can provide workout routines with schools closed

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association sent out a clarification Tuesday on its website about how coaches and...

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High school football: Former OU, UCO player Carter Whitson excited to rebuild Putnam City’s program

Carter Whitson embraces the task of rebuilding a high school football program. It’s why he accepted a position as head football...

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High school football: John Marshall junior Bryce Stephens receives offer from Michigan

Bryce Stephens' rise is continuing.The talented junior wide receiver and defensive back at John Marshall is continuing to catch...

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High school football: Tulsa Union RB AJ Green announces top 8 schools

AJ Green is getting closer to his decision.Tulsa Union's standout junior running back released his top eight schools Friday....

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Berry Tramel: At Kremlin-Hillsdale, band members can play more than a tune

The famous Kremlin-Hillsdale band marched onto the State Fair Arena court a few weeks ago, all holding their instruments, all...

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'It’s time': Edmond Memorial girls basketball coach Curt Knox retires for second time

EDMOND — Curt Knox made the long drive from Harrah to Edmond to coach the sport he so loved. After 25 years coaching and brief...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Mike Nunley is shut out of his wife's assisted-living facility, but it hasn't stopped his visits

BETHANY — Mike Nunley walked up to the glass doors but did not reach for the handle. He knew he wasn't allowed inside, and a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Words of wisdom come from U.S. Grant athlete

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Words of wisdom come from U.S. Grant athlete

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Former football coach Denton Fox lived through his student-athletes, inspired an 'army'

JONES — Denton Fox wanted all of his students to succeed. It didn't matter whether they were in his class or on his football...

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Guthrie's Dr. Mike Simpson named next OSSAA board president

Dr. Mike Simpson is moving on up.The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors approved a new...

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OSSAA: Board votes to cancel state basketball tournament, all spring activities

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association officially ended the 2019-20 high school sports season Thursday morning.In...

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Putnam West star Rondel Walker tabbed Most Valuable Player of Big 10 Conference

Putnam West star senior Rondel Walker earned recognition from his standout season.He was named Most Valuable Player of the Big...

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Tulsa Washington star Bryce Thompson named Gatorade's Oklahoma boys basketball Player of the Year

For the second consecutive year, Tulsa Booker T. Washington star Bryce Thompson is receiving national recognition for his...

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Former football coach Denton Fox found dead, son says

Former Jones and Deer Creek football coach Denton Fox's body has been found, his family announced Wednesday night. He was 54...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State Board of Education votes to keep school buildings closed, canceling remaining spring sports

Oklahoma high school sports are finished for the 2019-20 school year.The state's department of education announced Wednesday it...

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OU football: Sooners offer Choctaw junior DB Jordan Mukes

Jordan Mukes caught the eye of OU's coaches quickly following his junior season.On Tuesday, the Sooners offered the defensive...

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OSSAA: 'No change' in plans to reschedule state basketball tournaments, play spring sports

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released a statement Monday saying its plans remained the same as far as...

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Del City's Nate Goodlow named 2019-20 Suburban Conference Player of the Year

Nate Goodlow's relentless ability to attack on offense and lock down on defense was prevalent throughout the entire season.It's...

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High school football: Muskogee junior QB/DB Ty Williams receives offer from Louisville

Ty Williams is quickly becoming one of the top football recruiting prospects in the junior class.The quarterback and defensive...

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High school basketball: Edmond Santa Fe's Paul Bass retiring after 25-year run

EDMOND — Paul Bass watched as the text messages and Facebook posts from former coaches and players piled up on his cellphone....

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High school football: Beggs junior DB Kendal Daniels receives offer from Clemson

It's becoming clear who the top football prospect in the junior recruiting class is.Beggs defensive back Kendal Daniels...

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High school football: Missouri offers Vian junior DL Solomon Wright

After a stellar junior season, Solomon Wright has become a hot commodity on the recruiting trail.The junior defensive lineman...

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High school football: Choctaw junior DB Jordan Mukes receives offer from Missouri

Jordan Mukes' stock continues to rise.The junior defensive back at Choctaw had a strong junior season, one that caught college...

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OSSAA: Plan remains to find way to reschedule state basketball tournaments

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released a statement Tuesday afternoon saying it remains committed to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: What public schools being closed until April 6 means for high school sports

Sports at Oklahoma’s public high schools may be on hold for a while.The Oklahoma State Department of Education announced Monday...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jones High School girls basketball team waiting to make its first trip to state tournament

JONES — Players poked their heads out of the bus windows when they heard the band playing the Jones fight song and saw the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OSSAA: Rescheduling state basketball tournaments will require a lot of pieces 'to fall into place'

High school basketball in Oklahoma came to an abrupt pause Thursday. Only 90 minutes before scheduled tip offs across the...

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Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2020 Hall of Fame class

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Thursday its inductees for the 2020 Hall of Fame class.

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High school wrestling: OCA announces 2020 All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association has announced its selections for the 2020 All-State wrestling teams.

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High school swimming: OCA announces 2020 All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association has announced the rosters for the annual All-State swim meet.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: High school basketball coaches react to postponement of state tournaments

Chuck London accepted a phone call while driving on the turnpike in a bus filled with his Fort Gibson girls basketball players....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How Oklahoma City changed the way America thinks about this pandemic

Cecilia Robinson-Woods watched the situation unfold Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena with dread. After the game...

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High school girls basketball: Reactions from around the state after tournament postponement

He was informed that the 2020 Oklahoma state tournament had been postponed for the foreseeable future. Filled with a wide range...

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Why the OSSAA decided to postpone state basketball tournaments

The five largest classes (6A-2A) of Oklahoma state high school basketball tournaments were postponed Thursday, due to the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell visited Del City High School before testing positive for disease

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell visited Del City High School on Wednesday morning. On Thursday morning, Mitchell tested...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OSSAA postpones high school basketball tournaments

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has indefinitely suspended the Classes 6A-2A state basketball tournaments.

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Class 2A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday and Friday at Yukon; Saturday at State Fair Arena Dale vs. Pawnee, 8:30 p.m. Thursday DALE Coach: Jeff Edmonson...

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Class 4A basketball: How Classen SAS’s boys basketball team unified to make state for first time in 40 years

The sounds of basketballs bouncing and whistles blowing echoed through the long corridors of Classen SAS High School. That is...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 2A state tournament

BOYS The Oklahoman’s championship picks Cameron Jourdan: Cashion. The Wildcats are tested. Behind seniors Jacob Woody, Alex...

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Class 2A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Mustang, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena Vanoss vs. Amber-Pocasset, 7 p.m. Thursday VANOSS Coach: John...

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OK Preps: Why The Big House doesn't have to change even when the arena does

Praises. Problems. Compliments. Complaints. They’ve all come to the attention of the man who has overseen basketball for the...

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High school baseball: Bethany's Gray Adams throws no-hitter

Gray Adams a left-handed junior threw a five inning no-hitter as Bethany bested Anadarko 16-0 at Bethany Athletic Complex on...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 4A state tournament

BOYS The Oklahoman’s championship picks Cameron Jourdan: Kingfisher. After suffering an upset in the area final, Kingfisher is...

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Class 3A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Roland vs. Sequoyah Tahlequah, 7 p.m. Thursday ROLAND Coach: Ed Lewis Record: 23-3 Ranking: No. 2 Titles: None State...

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Class 3A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena Sequoyah Tahlequah vs. Comanche, 3:30 p.m. Thursday SEQUOYAH TAHLEQUAH...

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Class 4A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Anadarko vs. Newcastle, 3:30 p.m. Thursday ANADARKO Coach: Jeff Zinn Record: 26-1 Ranking: No. 1 Titles: 3 State appearance:...

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High school basketball: Jones High making history with girls' first trip to state

JONES — On the wall in Jones’ field house hang banners from multiple sports that have advanced to the state tournament....

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 3A state tournament

BOYS The Oklahoman’s championship picks Cameron Jourdan: Millwood. The Falcons have had some bumps, but the adversity will...

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Class 4A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Heritage Hall vs. Tulsa Webster, 8:30 p.m. Thursday HERITAGE HALL Coach: Chris Hamilton Record: 20-5 Ranking: No. 2 Titles: 2...

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Class 5A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Owasso, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center Tahlequah vs. Lawton Eisenhower, 2 p.m. Thursday TAHLEQUAH Coach: David...

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Class 5A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Skiatook, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center Tulsa Memorial vs. Lawton MacArthur, 3:30 p.m. Thursday TULSA...

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 5A state tournament

Class 5A Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Cameron Jourdan: Del City. The Eagles have been one of the best teams in the...

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Class 6A basketball: Putnam West star Rondel Walker’s leadership extends off the court

Rondel Walker wanted to do something. Nearly every time he drove, he saw people on the streets who had a need. A need for food....

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Matt Holliday, Michele Smith named to NFHS Hall of Fame

STILLWATER — Nearly 25 years ago, Josh Holliday made sure he chose his hometown college for multiple reasons.Oklahoma State was...

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Class 6A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center Norman vs. Edmond North, 8:30 p.m. Thursday NORMAN Coach: Michael Neal...

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How the power of sport reached all the way from Oklahoma to Kuwait

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High school basketball: Your 5-minute guide to the Class 6A state tournament

Boys The Oklahoman’s championship picks Cameron Jourdan: Tulsa Washington. The defending state champs will defend their crown...

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Class 6A boys basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Thursday at Tulsa Memorial, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center Tulsa Washington vs. Putnam West, 3:30 p.m. Thursday TULSA...

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High school basketball: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class A and B All-Tournament teams

The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class A and B All-Tournament teams Here’s a look at The Oklahoman’s selections for the 2020 Classes A and...

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Why International Women's Day is a great day to drop 'Lady' mascots

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Class 2A basketball: OSSAA sets state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 2A boys and girls basketball state...

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Class 3A basketball: OSSAA sets state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 3A boys and girls basketball state...

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High school basketball: OSSAA monitoring coronavirus situation for 6A/5A state tournaments

TULSA – With the Classes 6A and 5A state basketball tournaments returning to Tulsa this week, there are also concerns with...

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Class 4A basketball: OSSAA sets state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 4A boys and girls basketball state...

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Class 5A basketball: OSSAA released 2020 state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 5A boys and girls state basketball...

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Class 6A basketball: OSSAA sets 2020 state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 6A boys and girls state basketball...

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Why OKC native Bob Peoples is going into track hall of fame — and why he's largely forgotten in Oklahoma

The story sounds like a tall tale, something that's surely been exaggerated over the years. But the more you learn about Bob...

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Class A boys basketball: Garber edges Arapaho-Butler in overtime thriller

Players on the Garber boys basketball team frantically sped around the court after Arapaho-Butler’s final shot from beyond half...

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Berry Tramel: Sixty years ago, Wakita won the Class B basketball title, but now the game is played differently

Dolores Gilliland walked into State Fair Arena and haggled over the price of the state tournament program. She wanted it for 15...

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Class B boys basketball: Jameson Richardson stands tall as Duke beats Leedey for first title

In their 11th appearance, they won Duke’s first Boys Basketball state championship 52-49 over Leedey in the Class B Boys state...

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Class A girls basketball: Hydro-Eakly uses big second half to top Canute, wins fifth state title

The 3-pointers came in a flurry for Hydro-Eakly.First, it was Macey Boss hitting one from the left corner. Then Kira Berkey...

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Class B girls basketball: Hensley Eaton's big fourth quarter leads Lomega past Varnum for state title

Hensley Eaton stood in the corner, the same as she had done the first three quarters.

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High school football: Tulsa Union 2021 RB AJ Green receives offer from LSU

AJ Green is bound to have a blossoming spring on the recruiting circuit.Tulsa Union's star junior running back received an...

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Berry Tramel: Basketball helps keep Leedey alive, and now the Bison play for a state championship

Jack Harrel, whose mother played on Leedey High School’s 1988 state runner-up team, drove to the basket and scored with 4:09...

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Class B girls basketball: Varnum pulls away for state semifinal win against LeFlore

Uncertainly surrounded the Varnum girls basketball team after winning last year’s Class B state championship. “We lost five...

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Class A girls basketball: Hydro-Eakly shuts down Okarche to reach state final

Rachel Barry fell to the floor but the pass was still intended for her. She sprang up for a moment and returned the pass to the...

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Class B boys basketball: Duke routs Paden in state semifinals

Jameson Richardson got the ball on a fast break and slashed through the Paden defense as he entered the paint.

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Class 4A boys basketball: Bethany upsets top-ranked Kingfisher, ends 47-game win streak

Bethany ended a couple of streaks Friday night.The eighth-ranked Bronchos boys basketball team knocked off No. 1 Kingfisher...

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Class B girls basketball: Top-ranked Lomega cruises against Lookeba-Sickles

A familiar jersey will make another state championship appearance Saturday in State Fair Arena.The Lomega girls basketball team...

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Class 4A boys basketball: Classen SAS earns first state tournament berth since 1980, beats Newcastle

WASHINGTON – Camari Smiley fired a full-court pass to a streaking Anthony Turner.The junior at Classen SAS had no one between...

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Class A boys basketball: Arapaho-Butler takes down Stuart to advance to title game

Ethan Pyron threw the long pass and immediately shrugged his shoulders before turning to his father in the Arapaho-Butler crowd...

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Class 4A girls basketball: Classen SAS earns state tournament berth after topping Newcastle

WASHINGTON – Jordan Harrison drove the lane, spun and dished a slick pass to Darianna Littlepage-Buggs.

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Class A boys basketball: Garber grabs control in second half, routs Kiowa

Ty Chester wanted the rebound more than the three Kiowa players who stood in front of him.

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Class A girls basketball: Canute advances to state championship game with overtime win

Canute was able to escape out of the semifinal round with a 67-64 win Friday night at State Fair Arena.

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High school basketball: Aaliyah Moore named Gatorade's Oklahoma Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Aaliyah Moore was named Gatorade’s 2019-20 Oklahoma Girls Basketball Player of the Year, the company announced Friday. Aaliyah...

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Class B boys basketball: Leedey pulls away from rival Hammon to reach title game

Ty Goss was determined to get to the basket.He dribbled, pushed and forced his way to a layup nearly 2 minutes into the fourth....

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Deployment to Kuwait couldn't keep a proud uncle from watching his alma mater or his nieces at state

BETHANY — Raegan Klaassen splashed a three, then snagged a steal and got fouled. It sent the purple-clad masses cheering for...

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Class B girls basketball: Lindsey Waits hits 3-pointer as time expires, LeFlore beats Leedey in state quarterfinals

Lindsey Waits made a corner 3-pointer along the left wing as time expired to give Class B No. 5-ranked LeFlore a 53-50 victory.

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Class B girls basketball: Big second half lifts Varnum over Whitesboro

YUKON – The Varnum girls basketball team came out of the locker room for the second half against Whitesboro with a new mindset.

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Class A girls basketball: Okarche holds off Vici in state quarterfinal

BETHANY — Okarche’s once promising lead lead had all but withered away by the time Rachel McDowell stepped to the free-throw...

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Class A boys basketball: No. 10 Stuart knocks off No. 3 Fort Cobb-Broxton on miracle play in overtime

Stuart coach Michael Langley drew up a prayer of a play.It didn’t go as smoothly as he had hoped. It wasn’t even correct. But...

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Class B boys basketball: Paden's experience shows in victory against Tyrone

Luke Gunns stole the pass while running full speed.No one was going to stop Paden's 6-foot-5 senior from throwing down a dunk....

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Class B girls basketball: Lomega tops McCurtain in quarterfinals, passes Byng for most state tournament wins

The top-ranked Raiders continued their winning ways Thursday, defeating McCurtain 62-40 in the state tournament quarterfinals...