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ATOKA — The Ada High softball team outhit Atoka 15-9, gave up just four earned runs but made three costly errors in a 10-8 loss to the host Lady Wampus Cats Tuesday evening.

Behind a strong performance from junior Deesa Neely, the Byng High School girls cross country team finished second behind top-ranked Plainview last weekend in the 4A-3A division of the OK Runner Invitational in Norman.

The Latta Panthers survived a furious seventh-inning Byng rally and edged the Pirates 6-5 Monday night at Stokes Field.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that his “best guess” is that next season will not start until at least January, plus acknowledged that the later-than-usual schedule could mean top U.S. men’s players miss next summer’s Tokyo Olympics.

Latta used a seven-run outburst in the top of the fifth inning to pull away for an 11-0 win over the host Byng Lady Pirates Monday evening.

Following its first bye week of the season, Oklahoma opens Big 12 play with Kansas State on Saturday.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

STILLWATER — Eddie Sutton lived long enough to find out he is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but not long enough to see his enshrinement.

STILLWATER – When Steve Beck took the helm as state 4-H program leader for the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program, he knew there would be challenges in his new position. He was not, however, expecting to start his role without employees in the office.

The Oklahoma State baseball team will continue its quest for a College World Series berth at 2 p.m. Friday in Lubbock, Texas, it was announced Tuesday morning.

Michaela Richbourg connected on the biggest hit of her career, with the smack of the bat echoing from the Florida Panhandle all the way back to Choctaw Country.

Oklahoma Sooners


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After two days off, and now against the backdrop of a still more organized and action-oriented push for social justice, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the rest of the NBA have chosen to resume the playoffs Saturday inside the Disney bubble in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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