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Ada High School product Anderson Allen finished 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, but the East Central University baseball team saw a nine-inning rally fall just short in a 9-5 loss to Arkansas-Monticello Thursday afternoon at Ken Turner Field.

EL RENO — Wister scored five runs in the top of the fifth inning, and that proved to be enough in a 5-2 win over Byng Thursday at the Union Valley Festival.

SHAWNEE — The Byng High School girls tennis team brought home the gold, and the Pirates were runners-up at the Shawnee Tournament last weekend.

Morgan Academy of Selma, Alabama won a tense 5-4 victory over the Roff Tigers Thursday in the semifinals of the 2019 Gulf Shores Shootout.

Ada nine-hole hitter Ryan Hagar continued his torrid hitting streak and helped the Cougars roll past Pauls Valley 16-9 on the road Tuesday afternoon.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Kentrevious Jones, Maurice Calloo and Michael Weathers – the three former Oklahoma State basketball players who were dismissed from the team earlier this year after suspicion of vandalizing cars with a BB gun – were officially charged Wednesday in Payne County District Court. A woman, Imani Patterson, was also charged on the same counts. Patterson was a former OSU cheerleader.


Having nearly double digit defections at OSU might look bad, but one must pause and take inventory on each decision instead of just clumping them all together and proclaiming the sky is falling.

Oklahoma Sooners


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OKLAHOMA CITY — About 90 minutes before his team took the court to face Miami Monday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena, Thunder coach Billy Donovan took all of Oklahoma City’s recent struggles and cast them positively.