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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Beggs defensive back Kendal Daniels commits to Texas A&M

BEGGS — Kendal Daniels sounded relieved. “It’s over,” the Beggs senior defensive back said. After announcing his commitment to...

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OKC Metro Officials Association to hold meeting Monday for new and second-year football referees

The OKC Metro Officials Association will hold a meeting for new and second-year football referees at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the...

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OU football commit Jordan Mukes learning from new Choctaw assistant, former Texas Tech DB Tre Porter

CHOCTAW — Nearly a decade ago, Tre Porter lined up across from Oklahoma receiver Kenny Stills. At the snap, Stills sprinted...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Millwood will only offer varsity sports in the Fall

Millwood will only offer varsity sports in the fall, Millwood athletics announced on Twitter on Thursday night, effectively...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Sequoyah Tahlequah cancels all activities for first nine weeks of school, including football

Sequoyah Tahlequah became the first Oklahoma high school to announce the cancellation of any fall sporting activities due to...

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Oklahoma high school football: Oklahoma Christian Academy's new assistant coaches trying to help revamp program

EDMOND — Oklahoma Christian Academy has a different feeling within its football program this summer. Although OCA has won just...

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Carlson: Why former OU football player Josh Norman had a 40th birthday to remember

This might make a few of you feel old — players who were on OU’s 2000 national championship football team are turning 40....

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Welcome to 'The Dirty Meadow': Home of Korn Ferry golfers and ex-Sooners Grant Hirschman, Max McGreevy and Charlie Saxon

It’s not long after you walk in “The Dirty Meadow” — more on that later — that you realize it’s a golf-friendly house. Maybe...

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A look at The Oklahoman's 2021 Super 30 feature series

High school sports writers Cameron Jourdan, Nick Sardis and James D. Jackson compiled this list, which is based primarily on...

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High school baseball: Two Heritage Hall Chargers were selected for the Perfect Game All-American Classic

Heritage Hall’s Jackson Jobe and William Gray Thomas will serve as pitchers for the West Roster in the Perfect Game’s 18th...

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MLB 2020: JT Realmuto, Dallas Keuchel and Andrew Heaney among the many Oklahomans in the majors

Baseball is back, albeit the sport looks different than normal due to COVID-19. The strangest start to a season the sport has...

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Tramel: Former OSU sprinter James Butler wished for an Olympics for Broken Bow's sake

James Butler still thinks about the summer of 1980. Still thinks about the Olympic Games for which he qualified but wasn’t...

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Oklahoma high school football: Moore alters workout schedule after player tests positive for COVID-19

The Moore football program has suspended its workouts until Aug. 3, coach Brad Hill said in a letter to parents on Sunday. 

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Beggs superstar Kendal Daniels maintains laid back demeanor through dynamic recruitment

BEGGS — Kendal Daniels doesn't say much. Beggs’ superstar defensive back is quiet, a lot like the small community south of...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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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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Oklahoma high school football: Playing in All-State game ‘means everything’ to Noble’s Austin Fisher

Austin Fisher was told he wouldn’t be able to throw again after suffering a compound fracture in his elbow at age 11.

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OBCA All-State basketball: Putnam City's Kendural Jolly putting his faith in prep-school route

EDMOND — Kendural Jolly has grown accustomed to making adjustments. Although Jolly received offers from Cameron University and...

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OBCA All-State basketball: Big wins for Large East, Small East

OBCA All-State basketball: Big wins for Large East, Small East

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High school golf: Former OU coach Gregg Grost takes over Norman boys program

Gregg Grost has been hired as the Norman boys golf coach, Norman Public Schools announced Friday.

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Tramel: Del City senior basketball players symbolic of pandemic disappointment

The Del City basketball team sat on a bus in a McDonald’s parking lot on March 12. The Eagles were a few miles and a few hours...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Weatherford's Ethan Downs, an OU commit, trying to live up to those who paved his way

WEATHERFORD — Ethan Downs remembers what it was like not to be one of the stars. Downs, now an unquestioned star football...

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High school girls basketball: Two Star Spencer Bobcats sign letters of intent, the first since 2016

Star Spencer’s Travisha Cogdell and Shamyia Pugh signed to play college basketball in the Star Spencer High School Parking lot...

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Oklahoma Football Coaches Association announces updated All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Football Coaches Association released Thursday updated rosters for the All-State game.

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Versatility carried Arkansas commit AJ Green to stardom at Tulsa Union

TULSA — AJ Green wasn’t afraid to stand out. Early on during his freshman season at Tulsa Union, coach Kirk Fridrich knew...

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OSSAA executive director David Jackson says fall sports are still on as scheduled

Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association executive director David Jackson spoke to reporters in a Zoom meeting Thursday...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Edmond Santa Fe star, OSU commit Collin Oliver has a special aggressiveness

EDMOND — Collin Oliver first loved the idea he could hurt people. He was around 6 years old when he first stepped onto a...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Southmoore’s Cameron Little commits to Arkansas

One of the nation’s top kickers and punters in the 2021 recruiting class has made his college decision.

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High school basketball: UCO and OBCA announce updated plans and rosters for the All-State games

Final decisions have been made for the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association’s All-State games, the first high school...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Muskogee safety, OSU commit Ty Williams attempting to play every sport in high school

MUSKOGEE — Ty Williams has to be busy and he loves a good challenge. That’s why he stepped away from Muskogee High School...

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West sweeps East, but golfers happy just to compete after losing senior seasons

Gary Savely gave a quick message before players started teeing off in the All-State golf tournament Monday at Lincoln Park Golf...

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OU men’s golf: Norman North’s Jake Hopper commits to Sooners

The Norman North golfer announced Monday night on Twitter he has committed to OU.

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All-State golf notebook: West boys and girls teams top East

The opportunity for the event taking place was in jeopardy after the Oklahoma Coaches Association canceled its All-State week...

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High school baseball: Perfect Game All-American Game coming to Bricktown

One of the country’s premier high school baseball All-Star Game is coming to OKlahoma City.The annual Perfect Game All-American...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: John Marshall's Bryce Stephens is 'the best receiver in the state, hands down'

Bryce Stephens has always been a gifted athlete. So when he switched from quarterback to wide receiver his sophomore year at...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Vian's Solomon Wright flips commitment to Arkansas

Solomon Wright will be staying a bit closer to home when he heads to college next year. The senior defensive lineman at...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Tulsa Booker T. Washington’s Keuan Parker grinded for perfection

TULSA — Keuan Parker learned quickly he needed to take care of all his responsibilities. The standout senior defensive back at...

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High school baseball: Middle West speeds past East in OBCA All-State game

The Middle West topped the East 4-2 in the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association All-State game at the Bricktown Ballpark on...

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High school baseball: Small East shuts out West in OBCA All-State game

The East bested the West 4-0 in the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association All-State game at the Bricktown Ballpark on Saturday...

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High school baseball: Large West rallies late to win the OBCA All-State game

Large West rallied from behind to top the East 10-9 in the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association All-State game at the...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Choctaw cornerback and OU commit Jordan Mukes has 'scary' potential

CHOCTAW — Jordan Mukes wasn’t sure about giving football another try. “I started dribbling a basketball, started dunking in...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Edmond Memorial’s Sean Pedulla sees recruitment ramping up

EDMOND — Driving down the lane to his right, Sean Pedulla rose and tossed up a floater from the elbow. As his feet landed, his...

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

The Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association announced the updated rosters for its second annual All-State games on Friday.

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High school girls basketball: Paul Bass leaves short retirement to take over as Newcastle head coach

Newcastle announced the hiring of Paul Bass as the new head girls basketball coach.

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Norman WR and OSU commit Jaden Bray caught up fast in return to football

NORMAN — Jaden Bray asked the question, even though he knew the answer would be the same as always. Bray had stopped playing...

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High school football: 12 Oklahomans named to Sports Illustrated's All-American watch list

Twelve Oklahoma high school football seniors were named to Sports Illustrated's All-American watch list, it was announced...

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ESPN ranks Edmond Santa Fe’s Talyn Shettron as nation’s top receiver in 2022 class

Talyn Shettron is garnering national recognition.Edmond Santa Fe's standout junior was named the top wide receiver in the...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Thomas’ Aden Kelley juggles busy football schedule with outdoors lifestyle

THOMAS — Good luck finding free time in Aden Kelley’s schedule. He’s always on the go. He’s an avid hunter and fisherman, but...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Del City LB Rejhan Tatum announces top 3 schools

Del City star linebacker Rejhan Tatum announced his top three schools Wednesday night.Tatum will focus on Baylor, Boise State...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Vian's Solomon Wright is a force on defense

VIAN — Solomon Wright has proved to be an explosive force on the defensive line. Last season in the Class 2A state semifinals,...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Fall coaches adjusting to coronavirus reality

Wednesday marks the unofficial start to the 2020-21 Oklahoma high school athletic calendar. Cross country, fall baseball,...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Del City’s Rejhan Tatum is a prized recruit thanks in part to 'freakish strength'

Rejhan Tatum has several qualities that make him a star linebacker. Speed. Anticipation. Vision. But one trait really sticks...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Del City DL Kevin Greene commits to North Texas

Del City defensive lineman Kevin Greene committed to North Texas on Monday night.He announced his decision on his Twitter...

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Tulsa Union Public Schools committee to make recommendation on renaming mascot

Tulsa Union Public Schools took the first step Monday in rebranding the school's mascot after 75 years. The board of...

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Opinion: Taft Stadium memories are strong and wonderful

Opinion: Taft Stadium memories are strong and wonderful

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Opinion: It's time for Oklahoma to lose offensive mascots, too

Washington’s NFL team is looking for a new nickname. Which begs a question. Why are there still schools in Oklahoma using the...

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'His legacy is just the thousands of people he has touched': Longtime Barnsdall coach Joe Gilbert dies at 87

Joe Gilbert, who spent 66 years coaching numerous sports at Barnsdall and amassed nearly 4,000 total wins during his tenure,...

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High school soccer: 4 Oklahoma players named United Soccer Coaches All-Americans

Two boys soccer players from the Oklahoma City metro area and two girls from the Tulsa area have been named high school...

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Oklahoma Golf Coaches Association to host All-State golf tournament July 20 at Lincoln Park

The Oklahoma Golf Coaches Association is hosting an All-State golf tournament July 20 at Lincoln Park Golf Course.The Oklahoma...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Del City’s Donovan Stephens ‘the complete package’

DEL CITY — Donovan Stephens didn’t dream about playing college football when he was growing up. Although Stephens enjoyed the...

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Opinion: How Taft Stadium, 86 years young, still is making history, memories with Energy FC's return

There was a wall under the west-side bleachers at Taft Stadium that became something of a brick-and-mortar autograph book. Over...

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National High School Finals Rodeo finds a home at Lazy E Arena

The National High School Finals Rodeo is coming to Oklahoma for the first time. The rodeo, held every year since 1949, will...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Midwest City's Makale Smith taking athletic talent, humble attitude to Oklahoma State

MIDWEST CITY — Makale Smith jogged across the Midwest City football practice field, his long hair bouncing on the back of his...

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World, national shooting titles up for grabs in OKC

World and national championship events in the shooting sports are coming to Oklahoma City this week. The International Handgun...

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OSSAA: Fall sports to begin as planned, but playing in spring remains possibility

As the high school sports season begins to ramp up, questions remain on whether sports will go on this fall. The Oklahoma...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Baylor recruit and Stillwater senior Tevin Williams has market cornered on competitive drive

STILLWATER — Tevin Williams has never shied away from competition. Growing up as the second youngest of 12 siblings, a...

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Former Broken Arrow football star DeMeco Roland commits to Texas Tech

Former Broken Arrow football standout DeMeco Roland announced Friday on Twitter he has committed to Texas Tech.

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Choctaw's Chase Jackson's position change, transfer sparked path to TCU commitment

Choosing what school to play football for can often be challenging for high school players, particularly during a time in which...

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Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019-20 Jim Thorpe High School Player of the Year honorees

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Thursday its winners for the 36th annual All Sports and Scholar Athletes Awards.Due...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Jenks star, OSU commit Logan Nobles defined by leadership, hard work

JENKS — Before each football season, and again in the offseason, Jenks coach Keith Riggs holds a vote for the team’s leadership...

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High school girls basketball: Okarche names former assistant coach Haley Mitchel to succeed Kelli Jennings as head coach

Okarche named former assistant coach Haley Mitchel as the new head girls basketball coach on Wednesday, following the departure...

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Cashion, surrounding communities rallying behind football coach Cale Cochran after loss of wife

CASHION – Oklahoma Christian Academy football coach Grey Powell gathered his players in a circle before saying a prayer.The...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Eufaula RB Noah Alexander commits to Army

Eufaula senior running back Noah Alexander verbally committed to Army on Tuesday. He announced the decision on his Twitter...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Owasso OL Dillon Gilbert commits to Air Force

Owasso senior offensive lineman Dillon Gilbert verbally committed to Air Force on Tuesday evening. He announced the...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Heritage Hall's Melvin Swindle 'going with the flow' with offers to play both sides of the ball in college

Going into his junior season, Melvin Swindle had a choice to make. The Heritage Hall offensive and defensive lineman was fresh...

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5 Oklahoma high school swimmers earn NISCA All-America honors

Five Oklahoma swimmers have earned national recognition for their performances during the 2019-20 high school season.

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Bryce Drummond turning 'into a freak' heading into senior season at Pawhuska

PAWHUSKA — Bryce Drummond is accustomed to change. Pawhuska’s senior quarterback has seen plenty of it through his first three...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Edmond Santa Fe's James Burnett a big student in chemistry

EDMOND — James Burnett has always been an advocate for team chemistry. So when members of his eighth-grade football team in...

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Tulsa Union Public Schools to evaluate Redskins as mascot name

Tulsa Union's mascot could soon be changing. Union Public Schools announced Monday its Board of Education would entertain a...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Cancer survivor Owen Ostroski of Tulsa Holland Hall has bright future

TULSA — Owen Ostroski’s life began with a scare. When Ostroski was 7 months old, his parents received dreadful news. They...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Stillwater's Lance Petermann a fast learner after late start in football

STILLWATER — Lance Petermann has spent most of his life as the biggest kid in school. As someone who towered over his...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Owasso’s Emaud Triplett aiming to prove he’s the state’s top linebacker

OWASSO — Players often set high goals for themselves before the start of every season. For Emaud Triplett, he wants to do more...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Broken Arrow’s Darryan Moss looking to fulfill promise he made to father on death bed in 2017

BROKEN ARROW — Darryan Moss had one thing he needed to say. With his father, Lloyd Moss III, on his death bed in November 2017,...

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Longtime high school basketball coach Steve Freeman dies at 68

Longtime high school basketball coach Steve Freeman died of Pancreatic Cancer on Tuesday.

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Wagoner’s Isaac Smith made most of move

WAGONER — Isaac Smith’s presence was known the first day he walked into Wagoner’s football locker room. Smith, who moved from...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Heritage Hall's Robert Mbroh's academic, athletic prowess has him on the path for the Ivy League

Sports were brought to a halt in America in March after the coronavirus pandemic canceled all of college and professional...

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Former Carl Albert football standout Reise Collier flips from UCO to Coffeyville Community College

Former Carl Albert High School football star Reise Collier announced Sunday on Twitter he will attend Coffeyville Community...

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Putnam City's Bobby Wood named Gatorade's 2019-20 Oklahoma Track Athlete of the Year

Putnam City senior Bobby Wood was named Gatorade's 2019-20 Oklahoma Track and Field Athlete of the Year, the company announced...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Del City's Sherrod Davis looking to prove himself through versatility

DEL CITY — Feliecia Davis, mother of Del City standout Sherrod Davis, cried with joy when her son received his first offer to...

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Former Del City star Terry Wilson feared for his football life. Now? ‘I’ll be 100% ready’ for Kentucky's 2020 season.

One hundred percent. That’s where Terry Wilson plans to be, health-wise, whenever the University of Kentucky takes the field...

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Mustang Public Schools announces student-athlete and assistant coach tests positive for COVID-19

Mustang Public Schools announced Sunday a high school football player and assistant coach tested positive for COVID-19.

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Mustang Public Schools announces student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

Mustang Public Schools announced a member of one of its boys basketball teams tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Southmoore’s Cameron Little one of nation’s top kicker/punter recruits

Cameron Little wasn’t sure what to expect during his first football practice at Southmoore High School.

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Luke McEndoo making the most of his move to Oklahoma

STILLWATER — Luke McEndoo remembers watching Tyreek Hill's punt-return touchdown that eventually led to Oklahoma State's Bedlam...

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Oklahoma high school sports: OSSAA board amends policy to address possible COVID-19 interruptions of school activities

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors voted 12-0 Thursday to amend the OSSAA's policy for...

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Heritage Hall’s Daphne Matthews named 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year

Heritage Hall’s Daphne Matthews was named Thursday the 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

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Coronavirus healing, racial justice central to former Oklahoma State football player's Statewide Prayer Walk

Jamie Thompson built a career around anticipation. It is a needed skill as a defensive back. Where is the receiver going? Where...

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High school basketball: OBCA announces UCO will host its All-State games

The Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association announced Wednesday the annual All-State boys basketball games will be held, July...

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Oklahoma Football Coaches Association to host All-State game on July 25 at Oklahoma Baptist University

The Oklahoma Football Coaches Association will host the All-State game at 7 p.m. on July 25 at Oklahoma Baptist University's...

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Former Oklahoma high school football coach August Deets dies at 70

Former high school football coach August Deets died of heart failure Friday in Norman. He was 70.

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Oklahoma Class 5A basketball: Shawnee's Ron Arthur stepping down as boys basketball coach

Ron Arthur will have a few different responsibilities when the fall comes around at Shawnee.Arthur is stepping down as the boys...

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Oklahoma high school football: OFBCA planning to host All-State football game in July

There's a chance the All-State football game next month could go on as scheduled.The Oklahoma Football Coaches Association is...

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Watch: 2020 Best of OKC Metro All-City Preps High School Sports Awards

Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating the best in high school sports!

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Why I love sports: Allen Dukes, longtime Oklahoma high school coach, says teaching is a two-way street

Coaches can teach their kids and vice-versa It was 1977. I had just been assigned to my first head basketball coaching job at...

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How to watch the Best of OKC Metro All-City Preps Awards Show On-Demand Show on June 18

The Best of OKC Metro All-City Preps Awards Show (presented by The Oklahoman, OG&E, BancFirst, Fox 25, Love's and Integris)...

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Former Tulsa Kelley standout Madison Tokarchik named 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Former Tulsa Kelley standout Madison Tokarchik is the 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Soccer Player of the Year.

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Deer Creek junior OL Jacob Sexton receives 5 offers in 48 hours

Jacob Sexton is becoming one of the hottest commodities in the entire country.The junior offensive lineman at Deer Creek has...

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Opinion: Two Oklahoma high school football teams came together to discuss race. What happened is reason for hope.

Desmond Green thinks about his mother whenever he leaves the house. “Every time I go out,” he said, “she’s terrified I’m not...

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Drew Goodman, Raychel Nelke, Logan McAllister capture titles at inaugural Oklahoma Junior Masters

TULSA – Monday was a momentous day at Southern Hills Country Club.The state’s top amateur golfers roamed the fairways and...

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OKC-area high schools begin summer workouts with safety protocols

An interesting blend of music blared from the speakers inside Newcastle High School’s weight room. Michael Jackson’s “Smooth...

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High school baseball: Sooners offer sophomore Morgan Pearson

Two weeks after receiving his first Division I offer to play baseball, Plainview’s Morgan Pearson announced on his Twitter...

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OSU football: Gabe Simpson tests positive for COVID-19

STILLWATER — A third Oklahoma State football player revealed a positive test for COVID-19.Walk-on wide receiver Gabe Simpson...

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OSU football: Malcolm Rodriguez announces positive COVID-19 test

STILLWATER — Linebacker Malcolm Rodriguez is the second known Oklahoma State football player to test positive for...

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Oklahoma high school track: OCCTCA announces 2020 All-State track teams

The Oklahoma Track Coaches Association announced the 2020 All-State track teams Thursday.Although the spring championships and...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Tulsa Union RB AJ Green commits to Arkansas

AJ Green couldn't wait any longer.The standout senior running back at Tulsa Union committed to Arkansas on Friday, which was...

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Oklahoma high school football: Oklahoma City Public Schools announces 3 football head coaching hires

Oklahoma City Public Schools announced Thursday the hiring of three new football coaches.Derrick Adams will take over at...

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MLB Draft: How Cape Cod League led Kaden Polcovich to Seattle Mariners

Kaden Polcovich treated last summer’s Cape Cod League as a personal test.The Deer Creek High School product was already signed...

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MLB Draft: OU's Levi Prater selected in third round by St. Louis Cardinals

NORMAN — Oklahoma left-handed pitcher Levi Prater was drafted in the third round of the MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals on...

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MLB Draft: OU pitcher Cade Cavalli selected in first round by Washington Nationals

OU junior pitcher Cade Cavalli was selected with the No. 22 overall pick Wednesday in the first round of the MLB Draft by...

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MLB Draft: Seattle Mariners select OSU's Kaden Polcovich in third round

STILLWATER — Kaden Polcovich’s dream is one step closer to reality.Polcovich, a Deer Creek High School graduate who starred at...

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MLB Draft: Marlins select former Mustang star Daxton Fulton in second round

Fulton, the 6-foot-6, 220 pound left-handed pitcher from Mustang High School, was selected No. 40 overall in the Major League...

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OSU baseball: Choctaw's Gabe Davis commits to Cowboys

Choctaw’s Gabe Davis announced his commitment to the Cowboys on his Twitter account Tuesday night.

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Del City sophomore DB Kanijal Thomas receives offer from OSU

Kanijal Thomas only needed one season to make a statement.The sophomore defensive back at Del City received an offer from...

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Mustang announces 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Mustang Public Schools announced its 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame class Tuesday.A committee comprised of community members, past...

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OSSAA notebook: Board votes to cancel 2020 summer dead period

High school athletes across Oklahoma will have an extra week to prepare for the season this summer.The Oklahoma Secondary...

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Rod Warner transformed path of Heritage Hall athletics: 'We needed to do something different'

Rod Warner knew there needed to be change. He wanted Heritage Hall’s approach to be different. He wanted to hire coaches who...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Owasso LB Emaud Triplett commits to Army

Owasso senior linebacker Emaud Triplett verbally committed to Army on Sunday night.He announced the decision on his Twitter...

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Former Jenks star Will Edwards named Gatorade’s Oklahoma Boys Soccer Player of the Year

Former Jenks standout Will Edwards was named Monday the Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Soccer Player of the Year for the second...

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OHSFSCA All-State softball: Hannah Harrison, Westmoore shine as Large West beats Large East 12-6

Westmoore shines in OHSFSCA All-State softball game Hannah Harrison winded up and fired a fastball into the strike zone for the...

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OSU football: Norman's Jaden Bray commits to Cowboys

NORMAN — One varsity football season is all Norman wide receiver Jaden Bray needed to turn heads.On Saturday, Bray committed to...

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Oklahoma high school football: John Marshall hires Jeff Horrocks as next head coach

John Marshall didn't take long to find its next football coach.The Bears hired Jeff Horrocks, he announced on Friday on his...

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Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association to hold All-State games at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on July 18

The Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association announced Friday its All-State games will be held at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on...

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Former Jenks assistant, girls track coach Bryant Calip dies at 57

Former Jenks assistant football coach and girls track coach Bryant Calip died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. He was...

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Oklahoma high school golf notebook: Emily Miller tops Maddi Kamas to win OGA Junior Girls Championship

As Emily Miller walked down the hill behind the 14th green, she couldn't help but laugh and smile.The former Edmond North...

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Midwest City hires former Moore assistant coach Megan Maloy as head girls basketball coach

Midwest City named former Moore assistant coach Megan Maloy as its new head girls basketball coach on Thursday.

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Jenks OL Logan Nobles receives offer from Oklahoma State

Logan Nobles' ascension continues.The senior offensive lineman at Jenks added another offer to his lengthly list Tuesday,...

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MLB Draft: Daxton Fulton, Jace Bohrofen, Cade Horton might be OU teammates — or turn pro

MUSTANG — Daxton Fulton, Jace Bohrofen and Cade Horton posed for a photo while hoisting their Little League trophies in 2008....

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Putnam City Schools announces 2020 Athletic Hall of Fame class

Putnam City Schools announced Tuesday the 2020 inductees for the Putnam City Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Newcastle's McKenzie Wagoner named Gatorade's Oklahoma Softball Player of the Year

McKenzie Wagoner was named Gatorade’s 2019-20 Oklahoma Softball Player of the Year, the company announced last week. Wagoner is...

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Christian Heritage's Drew Goodman, Kingfisher's Maddi Kamas win stroke play portion of Oklahoma Golf Association Junior Championships

Christian Heritage Academy senior Drew Goodman and Kingfisher senior Maddi Kamas each claimed stroke play titles Tuesday in the...

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'This is bigger than me': Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young delivers unifying message in Norman

NORMAN — Trae Young stepped to the microphone to address an amphitheater dotted with protesters. Some were his family and...

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OSU football: Walk-on Mbari Snoddy reportedly enters transfer portal

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State walk-on running back Mbari Snoddy is reportedly leaving the program.Snoddy, an Edmond Santa Fe...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Saturday, May 30

'Competitive spirit which still burns within my soul' TRADITION. This is the first thought I have when thinking of the reason...

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Edmond North cross country coach James Strahorn completes his border-to-border Oklahoma run

Edmond North cross country coach James Strahorn finished his border-to-border run across Oklahoma late Thursday. Strahorn, an...

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Del City hires former Tuttle star outfielder Corey Hawk as head baseball coach

Former Tuttle star outfielder Corey Hawk was hired as head coach of Del City on Friday morning.

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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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High school football: Mustang Public Schools announces plan for reopening summer activities

Mustang Public Schools announced its schedule for reopening summer activities for high school athletes on Thursday, six days...

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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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Former Sooner Ron Tatum III commits to UTSA

On Thursday, the Rivals four-star prospect Ron Tatum III announced on Twitter his commitment to the University of Texas at San...

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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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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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High school girls basketball: Cushing hires Jake Phillips as head girls basketball coach

Former Newcastle assistant girls basketball coach Jake Phillips will take over as the Tigers head coach, Phillips announced on...

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Former Putnam North football star Will Taylor leaves Missouri State

Will Taylor is leaving the Missouri State football program.

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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,...

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...