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The Byng Lady Pirates scored five unanswered runs and rallied past McAlester 6-2 in Thursday’s final game of the 2019 Byng-Latta Back to School Classic at Bobby Johns Field.

The Asher Indians rolled to a 4-1 first-round victory, while the Roff Tigers and Latta Panthers were on the short end of their openers Thursday in the first round of the Dale Invitational Baseball Tournament.

Imagine an NBA roster move in which the team itself is the first to let the world know.

Lincoln Riley didn’t name a quarterback Tuesday or hint at when that might occur, saying he wasn’t any closer to that decision now than he was weeks ago.

The Byng High School softball team couldn’t get the offense clicking in a 4-0 loss to Tecumseh in pool play Thursday afternoon at the 2019 Byng-Latta Back to School Classic.

With Oklahoma State two weeks away from opening the season at Oregon State, and Cowboy head coach Mike Gundy no closer to naming a starting quarterback, the reality is starting to set in that his comments from as far back as July may stand true.

Seth Brecheen clubbed a home run and a pair of doubles in a 3-for-3 effort from the plate to help the Byng Pirates slam Stuart 9-0 on the road Tuesday evening.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Director of Athletics Brad Franz has announced the addition of Chris Maple to the Ranger athletics department administrative staff.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

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.

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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

Cade Cavalli wouldn’t mind if his recovery schedule were one day shorter. If so, he’d be slated to start for Oklahoma against rival Oklahoma State in downtown Tulsa, about 15 miles from where he grew up.

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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STONEWALL [ndash] Memorial services for Royal David Hodge, 68, of Stonewall are at 10 a.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. John Stephenson will officiate. Mr. Hodge passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at an Oklahoma City hospice house. He was born Dec. 12, 1950, in Ada to…