OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder should consider themselves lucky; their fans, too.
State and National
STONEWALL – Maebree Abney, Katelyn Campise and Alexis Lambert each pounded out a pair of hits as Stonewall drilled Davenport 9-1 to stake claim to a Class 2A Regional championship victory Thursday afternoon in Stonewall.
LATTA – The seventh-ranked Latta Panthers rallied from a nine-run deficit by scoring five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and five more in a dramatic seventh inning to stun No. 6 Oktaha 16-15 in a Class 4A Regional Tournament title game Thursday at Swanson Field.
ASHER – Tarin Dubler’s one-out, walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the second-ranked Asher Lady Indians to a dramatic 4-3 victory over No. 5 Caney in Thursday’s Class A Regional championship game.
PAULS VALLEY – Ada High School’s baseball season came to an end Thursday after the Cougars dropped a pair of games to host Pauls Valley, 10-0 and 15-7, in Class 4A District Tournament action.
The Immense Memories Winter Guard of Ada captured the Winter Guard and Percussion of Oklahoma 2017 Independent Regional Class A State Championship earlier this month at Mustang High School.
ROFF – Talon Rhoten hit a grand slam and Jacob Jones smashed a three-run homer Thursday as the Roff Tigers blasted Bennington 28-10 in Class B regional play.
STONEWALL — Landon Grissom fired a two-hit shutout while Ethan Jackson went 2-for-3 from the plate as the fourth-ranked Stonewall Longhorns shut out No. 19 Soper 8-0 in a Class A Regional game Thursday at Gibson Field.
LATTA — The fifth-ranked Latta High School softball team ran quickly and carried a bunch of big sticks in a 20-7 win over No. 13 Haskell in the first round of the Class 4A Regional Tournament Thursday afternoon at Swanson Field.
TUPELO – Jordan Thunderbull and Luke Leland combined for a no-hitter Thursday as the host Tupelo Tigers edged the Asher Indians 1-0 in Class B regional playoff action.
Oklahoma State Cowboys
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 — Though it could not have began any worse, Oklahoma still had so many so many chances to beat Kansas Sunday afternoon at L. Dale Mitchell Park.
NORMAN — After a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to start Sunday's double-header, Oklahoma made sure the second game was never in doubt.
NORMAN — Oklahoma catcher Lea Wodach isn't fully healthy, but with No. 15 Baylor coming to town for a decisive three-game series, coach Patty Gasso said she's "begging" to be back.
Prior to 2013, in a sport in which the NCAA had crowned a champion going back to 1982, only four programs had ever claimed a national title.
NORMAN — When Oklahoma coaches Patty Gasso and Melyssa Lombardi told freshman Alissa Dalton she was going to catch, she thought they were joking.
NORMAN — Oklahoma freshman Mariah Lopez didn't have her best stuff Wednesday, but beating a top-25 team despite that, shows another step in her maturity.
How do you solve a problem like Russell? Give him the ball and get out of his way, at least until the Thunder can add a player of similar skill and drive to complement him.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook took plenty of heat for attempting 18 shots during the fourth quarter of Oklahoma City’s 115-111, Game 2 loss in Houston. But Thunder wing Andre Roberson doesn’t think he deserves the criticism.
HOUSTON — Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams could have ended Houston guard Patrick Beverley. Turns out, he did the opposite.
HOUSTON — When Russell Westbrook watches Cast Away, he relates more to Wilson than he does to Tom Hanks — at least, his basketball-playing side does.