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Nolan Feazle had a perfect game going against Crowder in the first round of the Class A District Tournament at Stokes Field, but he had to settle for a one-hit shutout in Byng’s 5-0 win over the Demons.

The Byng Lady Pirates got rolling in the bottom of the fourth inning, scoring five runs and pulling away for a 10-2 win over local rivel Ada. Byng improved to 16-11 on the year, while Ada fell to 10-15.

The Plainview Lady Indians outscored Ada 6-1 over the final four innings to break open a tight game and outslugged the Lady Cougars 16-10 Monday at the Ada High Softball Complex.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

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It’s difficult to find a bright spot on an Oklahoma State defense that gave up over 621 yards and 41 points in its Big 12 opener against Texas Tech on Saturday night. However, if there was one of any sort, freshman safety Jarrick Bernard was a decent candidate.

For a young family of five, life was good, by some standards even great. That is until 2010 when life took an abrupt turn.

Having had a week to digest the investigative report released by Ohio State University on head coach Urban Meyer has not done anything to temper the initial impression that the fix was in from the start. There was no way OSU was going to fire Meyer short of his committing a felony, and even then that would have been questionable.

As the final minutes ticked away in the sudden-victory period of Sunday’s match between Oklahoma State and Florida, both the Gators and Cowgirls gave one last push in hopes of avoiding a scoreless tie.

Oklahoma Sooners

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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley called running back Trey Sermon the team’s primary running back last week, but also hinted that Marcelias Sutton, T.J. Pledger or Kennedy Brooks would have opportunities to seize the job with quality performances.

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Kenneth Murray had more than two dozen tackles, with two major records already in hand. An Oklahoma defense that had been on the field for 44 minutes and 41 seconds of game clock was starting to feel the effects.

Thunder

The New York Knicks have agreed to a trade that would send 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and the Chicago Bulls’ 2018 second-round pick to complete the deal.