SHAWNEE — The East Central women’s basketball team used a big first quarter to knock off Oklahoma Baptist 63-47 Saturday afternoon at the Noble Complex.
State and National
SHAWNEE — East Central senior Ishmael Donzo dominated the paint to the tune of 20 points and 13 rebounds to help the Tigers pull away from host Oklahoma Baptist 91-72 Saturday inside the Noble Complex.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Homer Elementary student Kodie Pinley won the Pee Wee Barrel Racing championship at the 2nd Annual Miniature Rodeo World Tour Finals held Jan. 12-15 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds.
VANOSS — The Asher girls basketball team had to weather a late Vanoss storm before finally turning back the pesky Lady Wolves 48-43 Friday evening inside the Kenneth D. Smith Memorial Field House.
ARLINGTON, Texas — After another improbable throw from Aaron Rodgers that propelled the Green Bay Packers to a playoff win, coach Mike McCarthy was asked if it was the best one yet from his star quarterback.
Friday, Jan. 13
OKLAHOMA CITY — Starting in the All-Star game is no guarantee for Russell Westbrook.
Photo courtesy Tina Davis Above, Ada's Gavin Owens won his 138-pound via pinfall during the Cougars' Thursday night road trip to McAlester. The host Buffaloes won the dual 45-33. At right, Ada's Teondre Harrison grapples with Colby Squyres of McAlester during a 170-pound match. Ada was scheduled to compete in the Tuttle Tournament this weekend, but that event has now been postponed until Monday.
Thursday, Jan. 12
Southwestern scored points at a frenetic pace and the East Central University women’s basketball team finally stopped keeping up in a 78-57 loss to the Lady Bulldogs Thursday night inside the Kerr Activities Center.
For almost seven minutes of Thursday night’s Great American Conference battle between the East Central men’s basketball team and visiting Southwestern, the Bulldogs had the upper hand.
Oklahoma State Cowboys
In what seemed like a heartbeat, Oklahoma State went from looking like it was going to win its first conference game of the season to losing another Big 12 contest.
The Isley Brothers’ “Shout” filled the place, Kaylee Jensen smiled and the fans erupted. A most fitting song for the perfect moment.
Former Ada High athlete Brooks Thompson is part of the Oklahoma State University Wakeboard team that will compete in a national tournament this weekend in Shreveport, Louisiana.
NORMAN — After Oklahoma’s final practice at the Superdome, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops gave his team a simple message. He said the toughest, most physical team would win the Sugar Bowl.
As Sooner fans emptied out of Owen Field following OU’s loss to Ohio State on Sept. 17, the pouring rain was an apt backdrop for the defeated look they carried. After all, the Sooners had just gotten run over by the Buckeyes, 45-24, in the worst home performance of Bob Stoops’ illustrious OU career.
NEW ORLEANS — It’s early Sunday morning and the coaches, first Bob Stoops, then Gus Malzahn, step into the Downtown Marriott’s cavernous media work room for one last meet and greet and Malzahn gets this question.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City forward Andre Roberson told reporters Tuesday that Memphis “disrespected” his Thunder during the Grizzlies’ 34-point drubbing of OKC a couple of weeks ago. The two teams met again Wednesday night. And during the morning’s shootaround, Russell Westbrook made a point to say he agreed with Roberson’s comments from the previous day.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The oddsmakers placed a 100 percent chance on Wednesday night’s game between Memphis and Oklahoma City ending ugly. They were right.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder have assigned injured point guard Cameron Payne to their D-League affiliate Oklahoma City Blue, the team announced Sunday. Payne, who has yet to play this year, will begin a rehab assignment there.