Sports

Fake news? TU says Tulsa World lockerroom story is ‘inaccurate”

 

Tulsa University is accusing the Tulsa World of inaccurately portraying the process of renovating the football locker room. On May 27, World sportswriter Bill Haisten, citing anonymous sources, criticized the TU administration for not completing the project on schedule. According to Haisten’s story, “A source said that the locker-room project is delayed because of university […]

Big names at Memorial Tournament

    

Each year, Folds of Honor hosts one of the biggest gala events and golf tournaments in the area, known as The Patriot Cup Invitational. The annual fundraiser is held during Memorial Day weekend at the Patriot Golf Club in Owasso. Folds of Honor is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the spouses […]

TU vs. OSU basketball

 

The University of Tulsa has renewed a home-and-home nonconference basketball series with Oklahoma State. The Golden Hurricane will play at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Dec. 19. TU will host the Cowboys during the 2018-19 season. OSU has a 71-39 lead in the series, which began in 1917. TU won 66-56 two years ago for its first […]

Tough OSU schedule

 

According to CBS Sports’ Tom Fornelli, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have the toughest 2017 football schedule in the Big 12 Conference. “Oklahoma State will play the most difficult schedule in the Big 12 this season, and it’s not hard to see why right from the jump,” Fornelli wrote. “Two of the Cowboys’ three nonconference games […]

Jaguars sign Westbrook

 

Dede Westbrook, a wide receiver from Oklahoma and a fourth-round selection by the Jaguars in the 2017 NFL Draft, signed his rookie contract with the team. “It feels great,” Westbrook said. “I’m here for the next three-and-a-half or four years, and being able to supply for my children and family is great.” “It just wasn’t […]

Million dollar fishing?

 

Calypso Cove Marina, located at Lake Thunderbird in Norman, will host a fishing tournament on Saturday, June 24 with a potential grand prize of $1,000,000. The Oklahoma Wildlife Commission will release 25 tagged bass into the lake prior to the tournament. Of these tagged fish, one will be randomly pre-selected by SCA Promotions, Inc. for […]

Troester gets new post

 

Oklahoma State basketball coach Mike Boynton has appointed longtime OSU administrator Lance Troester as the program’s assistant athletic director for men’s basketball. Troester arrived in Stillwater in 2006, and has worked closely with the basketball program as OSU’s assistant AD/compliance. Troester previously served as the assistant director of men’s basketball operations at Florida State under […]

Summit Tournament coming

    

If you haven’t watched the Oral Roberts University baseball team play this season, you’ve missed some very good college baseball. However, with the Summit League baseball tournament coming to J.L. Johnson Stadium next week, you still have time. The Golden Eagles have had some very impressive performances this season, having swept a three-game series at […]

Graduate transfers can provide immediate help for state teams

 

With spring training completed, Big 12 coaches addressed some issues including policy concerning graduation transfers, the addition of a 10th assistant coach and other topics. Oklahoma State could get immediate help from graduate transfers. OSU’s defense ranked ninth in the Big 12 last season, allowing 7.15 yards per pass attempt. The Cowboys moved top corner […]

OU’s Riley gets a hefty raise

 

The University of Oklahoma is pleased with assistant football coach Lincoln Riley and they have increased his salary to show appreciation. OU Board of Regents approved a three-year contract extension for Riley, OU’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, that will pay him $1.3 million a year, making him one of the highest paid assistants in […]