Sports

All American Trae Young picks OU

 

Oklahoma has signed three basketball players, including McDonald’s All American Trae Young of Norman North High School. OU added center Hannes Polla, 6-11, 265, from Lahti, Finland (Helsinki Basketball Academy) and forward Brady Manek, 6-9, 215, from Harrah High School in Oklahoma. Rated as a five-star recruit by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout, Young (6-2, […]

ORU’s Sutton dismissed

 

After 18 years as head coach, Scott Sutton has been dismissed at Oral Roberts University. No replacement has been announced. Sutton began his coaching career as an administrative assistant for Coach Bill Self (now at Kansas) at ORU in 1995. Sutton, the winningest coach in ORU history, was let go by ORU Athletic Director Mike […]

TU basketball signees

 

Tulsa basketball coach Frank Haith has signed Darien Jackson (Overland Park, Kansas/Blue Valley Northwest HS) to a national letter of intent. “We have been recruiting Darien and following his career since I arrived at Tulsa and we are excited to keep the great pipeline from Kansas City to Tulsa strong,” Haith said. “Darien is an […]

Wichita State in AAC

 

Wichita State has been added to the American Athletic Conference and will compete with The University of Tulsa. “The addition of Wichita State to The American Athletic Conference will enhance our league’s national brand especially in the sport of basketball,” said Tulsa Athletic Director Derrick Gragg. “It not only reinforces the league’s position as one […]

TU hires Henderson

 

Oklahoma State Assistant Coach Danny Henderson has joined the Tulsa basketball coaching staff, Haith announced. A longtime Texas high school basketball coach, Henderson spent the 2016-17 season on the Oklahoma State coaching staff, following three seasons as an assistant coach at Boise State University. At OSU, Henderson helped the Cowboys post an overall 20-13 record […]

OU schedules Tennessee

 

The University of Oklahoma has scheduled a home-and-home series with the University of Tennessee for 2020 and 2024. The programs will play in Norman on Sept. 12, 2020, and in Knoxville on Sept. 7, 2024. OU and Tennessee, which have met four times, are coming off a home-and-home series in 2014 and 2015. The No. […]

Museum golf fundraiser

 

The Museum Broken Arrow and the Military History Center will host their annual Golf Tournament fundraiser May 5 at Battle Creek Golf Club at 3200 N. Battlecreek Drive in Broken Arrow. The tournament will commence at 1 p.m. and feature 22 teams. Trophies will be awarded for first, second and last place teams. Hole sponsorships […]

New faces shine in OU Spring Game

 

Oklahoma fans got a look at the likely replacements for starting running backs and backup quarterbacks Saturday during the annual OU Spring Game. Almost 44,000 fans watched running backs Abdul Adams, Rodney Anderson, Trey Sermon and Marcelias Sutton battle for playing time this fall. They have big shoes to fill with the departure of Samaje […]

Tulsa looks at three QBs in Spring Game action

 

Quarterback Luke Skipper hit 16 of 24 pass attempts for 173 yards and two scores while Chad President was 12 of 20 for 64 yards in the Tulsa Spring Game Saturday. A third quarterback, Will Hefly, was 4 of 7 for 110 yards, one touchdown and one interception. With Dane Evans gone, the Golden Hurricane […]

Baseball great Ty Cobb wasn’t as bad as we’ve been told

    

It appears “fake news” is not a recent phenomenon. In fact, baseball hall of famer Ty Cobb has been the victim of fake news for over 50 years. I’ve been a big baseball fan since I was a kid, and over the years everything I heard about Ty Cobb was negative. There were stories about […]