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BYNG – Levi Prater fired a five-inning, two-hitter and Cody Mills hit a two-run homer as the Class A second-ranked Byng Pirates cruised to an 11-0 rout of the Latta Panthers on Thursday in a regional championship game.

BYNG – The eighth-ranked Latta Panthers jumped out to a big lead, then had to hang on in the end of a wild 17-10 win over Roff Thursday at the Class A Regional Tournament at Stokes Field.

ASHER – Teams can’t give the Class B top-ranked Asher Lady Indians an opening or a free pass.

STONEWALL – The fifth-ranked Stonewall Lady Longhorns moved one win away from a Class A state tournament berth on Thursday, as they swept their first two games in regional play with a 7-2 win over Rock Creek and a 7-1 decision over Dewar.

TUPELO – The Tupelo Tigers, behind the hitting and pitching of Luke Leland, stayed alive in Class B regional baseball play Friday afternoon with an 11-1 thumping of Bennington in five innings.

HASKELL – Matison Worcester tossed a no-hit shutout and struck out six batters, while Chelsea Alexander went 2-for-3 from the plate with a run scored and a walk as the second-ranked Latta Lady Panthers upended Hulbert 3-0 in a Class 2A regional winners’-bracket game Thursday.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Enes Kanter should have grabbed that rebound, so how in the world did the play end with a layup for the opposing team?

The East Central University football team will look to rebound from last week’s triple, overtime loss to Oklahoma Baptist Saturday, when the Tigers travel to Alva to battle Northwestern Oklahoma State. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Ranger Field.

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BYNG — Darian Davis was downright filthy from the mound for No. 2 Byng Thursday afternoon.

BYNG — In a tune-up game for regional play, the Byng Pirates rallied with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and picked up a single run in the seventh off a passed ball in registering an 8-7 home victory over Lookeba-Sickles Tuesday night.

ADA — The East Central University volleyball team defeated Oklahoma Baptist 3-2 (15-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-12, 15-8) in a five-set thriller Tuesday night inside the Kerr Activities Center.

ADA – Small ball and the pitching of Morganne Freeman enabled the Ada Lady Cougars to go out on a winning note Tuesday night.

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The Ada High football team is preparing for what many believe is the school’s first Homecoming game against Cleveland Friday night at Norris Field.

Here is The Associated Press’ Oklahoma high school football poll with first place votes in parentheses, records, points and ranking in last week’s poll, records through Sept. 26. Points for classes A through 5A based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring. Points for 6A (Division I & II), class…

RED OAK – Jacob Jones cranked out two home runs and Joshua Lewis went deep once as the Roff Tigers secured a wild 12-11 victory at Red Oak in 11 innings Monday in a tune-up game for Class Aregional play.

  • By JOHN SHINN The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — By its own admission, Oklahoma is at a crossroads. The 1-2 start to a season with national championship ambition is devastating. What happens to the Sooners when college football’s coveted prize is no longer obtainable?

  • BY ELLIOTT CARWILE For The Ada News

STONEWALL – As the regional playoffs get set to begin Thursday, the Latta Lady Panthers and Stonewall Lady Longhorns had one final chance to tune things up Tuesday evening in Stonewall.

WEATHERFORD — The East Central University soccer team dropped a 4-0 decision to Southwestern Sunday in Weatherford. It was the final game of four-straight road matches.

East Central head coach Tim McCarty has preached “Close the Door” to his team since the beginning of fall practices (Ada News Football Special, anyone?).

BYNG – The Byng Pirates closed out their Class A District Tournament championship run by defeating the Vanoss Wolves 9-0 to take the title Friday evening at Stokes Field.

OLIVE – Austin Ellenberg and Randis Gray combined for a five-inning no-hitter Friday as the Class A eighth-ranked Latta Panthers thumped Olive 17-1 in five innings to capture a district championship.

STRATFORD – Sparked by three long interception returns for touchdowns – two by Clint Cosby and one by Dylan Evans – the Stratford Bulldogs coasted to a 40-14 rout of Kingston at Blackburn Field Friday night.

PRESTON – The Class A 14th-ranked Stonewall Longhorns rolled to three straight victories in claiming a district baseball championship on Wednesday.

SULPHUR – Cameron Jones and Trey Kiser each eclipsed 100 yards rushing as the Sulphur Bulldogs piled up 516 yards of offense in rolling to a 55-21 rout of Madill Friday night at Agee Field.

WYNNEWOOD – The Allen Lady Mustangs matched Wynnewood hit-for-hit with seven, but dropped a 4-1 decision to the Lady Savages in Class A district play on Friday.

ADA — The East Central University volleyball team swept past archrival Southeastern 3-0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-15) in the first Great American Conference and home match of the 2016 season Thursday night inside the Kerr Center.

ROFF – Taryn Monjay and Kaylea Ensey each went 3-for-4 from the plate as the Roff Lady Tigers trounced Paoli 13-5 in four innings Friday to capture a Class A district title.

OLIVE — Tyler Dean and Jacob Savage pitched back-to-back one-hit shutouts as the Class A eighth-ranked Latta Panthers beat host Olive, 10-0, and Oilton, 17-0, in district playoff action on Thursday.

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ADA – East Central University football graduate Ruben Elizarde has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Milam Award.

PLAINVIEW – The host Plainview Lady Indians scored a run off an error in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge Ada 5-4 Thursday night in a District 4A-1 contest.

BYNG – No. 2 Byng had little trouble on Day 1 of its Class A District tournament, cruising to a pair of 10-0 victories Thursday at Stokes Field.

STONEWALL – Macy Farris hit a two-run homer and Alexis Lambert fired a one-hitter as the Class A fifth-ranked Stonewall Lady Longhorns routed Vanoss 11-1 Thursday in 3 ½ innings to complete a district playoff doubleheader sweep.

GLENCOE – Jacob Jones and Zane Brown combined to drive in half of Roff’s 18 runs as the Class A ninth-ranked Tigers rolled to an easy 18-1 rout of Agra in four innings Thursday afternoon to open district playoff action.

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — East Central University women’s cross-country sophomore Anna Mora has been named the Great American Conference Female Runner of the Week for Sept. 21.

KONAWA — Alyssa Kuestersteffen had a big 6-for-9 day from the plate as the Class 2A 12th-ranked Konawa Lady Tigers swept a pair of Class 2A district playoff games from the Coalgate Lady Wildcats on Wednesday.

The East Central University football team will welcome Oklahoma Baptist to Koi Ishto Stadium Saturday for its annual Homecoming game. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.

I’m certainly no coach, but I felt the need too ffer Ada head guy Wade Standley some friendly pointers in advance of his team’s trip to Southern Nazarene University to take on the Bethany Bronchos.

NORMAN — It’s going to be a while before Oklahoma freshman quarterback Austin Kendall’s thoughts are made public. OU coach Bob Stoops announced on Monday that he was cutting media access to Kendall and other “younger players.”

COALGATE – Austin Lambert hooked up with Auston Crank on three touchdown passes of 30, 37 and 7 yards as the Coalgate Wildcats held off Hugo 26-21 on Friday night.

JOPLIN, Mo. – The East Central University men’s cross country team finished third out of 18 teams Saturday at the 2016 Missouri Southern Stampede.

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