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The Ada and Byng baseball teams have had some memorable matchups over the years, and Monday night’s District 4A-3 doubleheader at Stokes Field didn’t disappoint.

The football world has been entranced by Kyler Murray’s draft position for months. All eyes figure to be on the former Oklahoma quarterback when the NFL Draft begins Thursday in Nashville.

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association didn’t do No. 12 Latta any favors when they sent No. 19 Holdenville and perennial power Davis to the Class 2A District slowpitch softball tournament at Swanson Field.

Breecia Crawford blasted a grand slam with one out in the bottom of the fourth inning, and that proved to be the difference in East Central’s 8-5 win over Oklahoma Baptist in the second game of a doubleheader Friday afternoon at Tiger Field.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

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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

Skip Johnson tends to draw at least one positive aspect from an Oklahoma loss. Two weeks ago, it was starter Levi Prater’s ability to settle down after two shaky innings.


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OKLAHOMA CITY — The best hope Thunder Nation has as it ponders Game 3, an absolute must-win as the Oklahoma City-Portland series moves into Chesapeake Energy Arena for at least two more tussles, is its ability to believe in Paul George.

This Week's Circulars


ADA [ndash] Billie Eugenia Brown, 86, passed away April 23, 2019, peacefully at her home in Ada. A memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Allen Church of God in Allen. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Church of God of Prophecy Mission Fund, PO Box 374, Allen, OK 74825.