The Celtics are bringing Al Horford back, trading point guard Kemba Walker to Oklahoma City for the five-time All-Star on Friday in Brad Stevens’ first major move since he moved from the Boston bench to the front office.


State and National

Local Sports

In a game where neither team punted, Ada receiver Jack Morris hauled in an 11-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carter Freeland to put the Cougars on top 33-31 with 1:21 left in the game during a pivotal District 4A-2 battle with Harrah Thursday night at Evans Field.

Ada freshman Sania Richardson is already considered one of the top girls basketball players in the state — and some talent evaluators have put her in the top spot — before she’s even taken a dribble in an official varsity high school game.

While the Ada High football team tries to turn around its running game this week, the Cougars will also have the task of slowing down Harrah’s solid ground attack when the two teams collide in a District 4A-2 matchup.

Head coach Josh Sawyer and his top-ranked Byng Lady Pirates wanted to find out exactly how they matchup up against No. 2 Pauls Valley last weekend at Waurika Cross Country Invitational.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State President Dr. Kayse Shrum isn’t even a full month on the job and already having to try to put out a massive firestorm created by an in-state institution.

Oklahoma Sooners


The Sooners landed at the No. 2 spot in ESPN’s annual preseason power rankings, slotting just behind Alabama. Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State rounded out the Top Five, respectively.


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