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The East Central University men’s basketball team took no prisoners in the second half of its 81-56 win over Northwestern in a Great American Conference Tournament first-round game Monday night inside the Kerr Activities Center.

The East Central University women’s basketball team erased a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit and rallied past Northwestern in a 62-58 win in the first round of the Great American Conference Tournament.

The top-ranked Vanoss Lady Wolves continued their quest for a state title with a convincing 57-36 win over No. 6 Garber in a Class A Area Tournament championship contest last Friday at Cleveland High School.

The 10th-ranked Stratford Lady Bulldogs held Calera to a single point in the third quarter en route to a 39-27 win Saturday in a Class 2A Regional Tournament consolation championship game inside the Latta Panther Fieldhouse.

The 11th-ranked Ada High boys basketball team appeared to run out of steam in the fourth quarter of a 42-33 loss to unranked Tulsa McClain Saturday afternoon in a Class 4A Regional Tournament consolation championship game inside the Cougar Activity Center.

The second-ranked Roff Tigers didn’t look much like themselves at times in the first in their contest with Mountain View-Gotebo in a Class B Area Tournament championship game at Chickasha High School.

The Ada High girls basketball team appeared to be in dire straits late in the first half of a playoff rematch with Stigler in the Class 4A Regional Tournament consolation championship game Saturday afternoon inside the Cougar Activity Center.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Long has Oklahoma State football been reliant on its offense to win football games in the Big 12 Conference, but with injuries at quarterback and along the offensive line, the Cowboys have turned to the defense for its clean start to the season.

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.

Oklahoma Sooners

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Unlikely as it seemed after a 1-2 start, a sixth consecutive Big 12 championship is in play for Oklahoma when it visits Arlington, Texas Saturday.


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