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Cameron Jourdan
Cameron Jourdan

Cameron Jourdan joined The Oklahoman in March 2019 to cover high school sports. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2018. He had an internship with The Oklahoman and Stillwater News Press. During his time at OSU, Cameron served in a variety of roles for the student newspaper, The O’Colly, including sports editor. Cameron says he was born in Lubbock, Texas, but calls Edmond home.

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Why Carl Albert chose to wear masks when it plays

MIDWEST CITY — Jaden Harrell dribbled the ball across the half-court line before turning to his left to get the play from his...

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Millwood High School pulls basketball team off court amid COVID 'super-spreader' at Community Christian

Millwood High School pulled its basketball teams Friday from games at Community Christian because of health and safety...

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The Oklahoman's 108th All-State football first-team selections for 2020 season

The Oklahoman's high school sports staff has revealed its first-team selections of the 108th All-State football team. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: Robert Borgstadt steps down as Sapulpa's football coach, Spiro hires Brett Davis

SAPULPA – Robert Borgstadt announced Tuesday he was stepping down as Sapulpa's head football coach. He spent the past five...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Tulsa Holland Hall's Owen Ostroski commits to Tulsa

TULSA – One of the top defensive players won't be leaving Oklahoma to play college football.Tulsa Holland Hall senior defensive...

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The Oklahoman's high school athletes of the week for Jan. 4-10

Here are The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Jan. 4-10: Boys basketball Reid Lovelace, Jr., Crossings Christian: Lovelace...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Norman North overcomes slow start to top Choctaw, win McGuinness Classic

Jaylon White stole the Choctaw pass while sprinting full speed at his basket.The senior guard at Norman North didn’t see the...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Roundup of Friday's tournament action

There was plenty of semifinal basketball tournament action Friday across the Oklahoma City metro.Here's a roundup of those...

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Oklahoma high school football: Broken Arrow announces Josh Blankenship as next coach, plus other coaching news

Broken Arrow officially announced Josh Blankenship as its next football coach Friday afternoon. Blankenship, the son of...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Why Jeremiah Johnson is next in line of talented Putnam North guards

Quickly after grabbing the rebound, Jeremiah Johnson turned toward the other basket and began sprinting. It only took him four...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Roundup of Thursday's tournament action

Multiple basketball tournaments got underway Thursday across the Oklahoma City metro.Here's a roundup of those games:BOYSPUTNAM...

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Oklahoma high school football: Yukon's Jeremy Reed leaving after 4 seasons

YUKON – The Yukon football team will have a new head coach this fall.Jeremy Reed will step down as Yukon's head football coach...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: 5 things to watch for at this weekend’s tournaments

The first big high school basketball tournament weekend of January is upon us, and there’s no shortage of stellar action...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Jenks coach, NFL referee Clay Martin hospitalized with COVID-19

Jenks boys basketball coach Clay Martin has been hospitalized with COVID-19.His family confirmed with The Oklahoman that...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Hall of Fame coach Dub Raper dies

Dub Raper, a Hall of Fame Oklahoma high school basketball coach who had stops including Millwood, Carl Albert and Piedmont,...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Carl Albert's football streak, Trey Alexander's finale and the 21 things to look forward to in 2021

With the turn of the calendar comes another opportunity for lifelong highlights, record-breaking seasons and more. Here are 21...

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: Mustang tops Edmond North in double overtime to win Cornerstone Bank Holiday Classic

MUSTANG – Karley Johnson gave a pump fake before dribbling hard down the left baseline. The junior at Mustang then picked...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Carl Albert knocks off Midwest City for Cornerstone Bank Holiday Classic title

MUSTANG – A group of Carl Albert players surrounded James Locke following the All-Tournament team presentation.Carl Albert’s...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Edmond North, Mustang girls and Carl Albert, Midwest City boys advance to Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic...

The championship matchups are set Wednesday for the third annual Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic basketball...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Recap of first-round action at Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic

One of the state's biggest holiday basketball tournaments got underway Monday at Mustang High School.Here's a recap of...

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Oklahoma high school football: Looking back on the 2020 season

The craziest Oklahoma high school football season in state history is finished.

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Oklahoma high school football: Blanchard's Colby Langford, Caleb Reed among honorees on 4A-2 All-District team

Blanchard's Colby Langford and Caleb Reed were among numerous local athletes honored on the 4A-2 All-District team, which was...

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Oklahoma high school football: All-City Athletic Conference announces 2020 All-Conference team

The All-City Athletic Conference announced its 2020 All-Conference football team, with plenty of local stars earning...

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Oklahoma high school football: Luther's Fredrik Greenhoward highlights 2A-1 All-District team

Luther's Fredrik Greenhoward was named Player of the Year in District 2A-1, it was announced Tuesday. Oklahoma Christian...

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Oklahoma high school football: Cashion's Brexten Green tabbed Most Valuable Player of District A-3

Cashion senior wide receiver and defensive back Brexten Green was named Most Valuable Player in the District A-3...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s final 2020 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Jenks (2) — 11-1 2. Owasso (1) — 11-1 3. Edmond Santa Fe (4) — 10-3 4. Tulsa Union...

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Oklahoma Class 2A football: Tulsa Metro Christian holds off Washington rally, wins second consecutive state title

EDMOND – Dempsey Gilman took the handoff as if he was the running back. Tulsa Metro Christian’s junior defensive lineman broke...

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Oklahoma Class A football: Lynn Shackelford, Cashion capture elusive championship after tumultuous season

EDMOND – Lynn Shackelford has his fair share of silver balls. The state football championship teams every season in...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Suburban Conference announces 2020 All-Conference team

The Suburban Conference announced its 2020 All-Conference volleyball team on Friday. There were 10 members named to each...

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Oklahoma high school sports: The Oklahoman's 2021 college signing list

BaseballEthan Avra, Sapulpa (Rose St.) Hayden Barnes, Collinsville (NEO)Carson Benge, Yukon (OSU)Braden Blundell, Owasso...

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Oklahoma Class A football: How Cashion and Thomas match up in state final

No. 1 Cashion Wildcats (15-0) vs. No. 2 Thomas Terriers (12-1) When: 7 p.m.

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Oklahoma Class 2A football: How Tulsa Metro Christian and Washington match up in state final

No. 1 Tulsa Metro Christian Patriots (11-2) vs. No. 2 Washington Warriors (12-1) When: 1 p.m.

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Oklahoma Class B football: How Dewar and Laverne match up in state final

No. 1 Dewar Dragons (13-0) vs. No. 2 Laverne Tigers (10-1) When: 2 p.m.

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's final championship picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: A look at Class of 2021 signees

College football's early signing day began Wednesday for the Class of 2021, and most of Oklahoma's top prospects signed their...

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Oklahoma Class 2A football: Washington’s revolving door at quarterback pushed group to new level

WASHINGTON — For a Class 2A school, Washington’s quarterback room didn’t have much space at the beginning of the season. There...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert's Ben Harris highlights 5A-2 All-District awards

Carl Albert's Ben Harris was voted Most Valuable Player of District 5A-2, it was announced Thursday. The senior...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's signing day 2021 Super 30 rankings

No. 1: Kendal Daniels, DB, Beggs, 6-4, 198: Daniels, who signed with Texas A&M on Wednesday, helped guide Beggs to the...

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Oklahoma high school football: Chase Jackson’s journey from Choctaw to TCU anything but normal

CHOCTAW — After one play, Chase Jackson’s season was over. The senior wide receiver at Choctaw was primed for a huge senior...

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Oklahoma high school football: Kingfisher's Cade Stephenson highlights 3A-1 All-District awards

Kingfisher's Cade Stephenson was named District MVP of 3A-1, in the awards that were announced Tuesday. McLoud's Collin...

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OSU football: Collin Oliver continuing Edmond Santa Fe to Stillwater pipeline

EDMOND – There's a clear pipeline from the Edmond Santa Fe football program to Oklahoma State.It started with Calvin Bundage in...

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OU football: Choctaw's Jordan Mukes could be hidden gem after breakout season

CHOCTAW – If someone were to look at Jordan Mukes' stats through Choctaw's three playoff games, they wouldn't find much.Then...

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Oklahoma high school football: Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker highlights 6A-II-1 All-District honorees

Qwontrel Walker has no shortage of accolades after his stellar season.The senior running back was named Most Valuable Player of...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Southmoore's Cameron Little, an Arkansas commit, became the nation's best kicker

MOORE — Cameron Little’s growth since he started focusing on football has been tremendous. The senior kicker at Southmoore...

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Oklahoma high school football: Longtime Spiro coach Chris Bunch announces retirement

One of Oklahoma's coaching icons announced his retirement Tuesday.Chris Bunch, who spent more than 50 years at Spiro as head...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Putnam North's Jeff Nwankwo commits to Tulane

Jeff Nwankwo's patience paid off. The senior wide receiver at Putnam North didn't play football until his senior year, but...

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Oklahoma Class 3A football: Wallace Clark leads Tulsa Holland Hall past Tulsa Lincoln Christian for first state title in school history

EDMOND – Wallace Clark didn’t take much time to find his target. Tulsa Holland Hall’s senior quarterback, an OU baseball...

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Oklahoma Class 4A football: Isaac Smith leads Wagoner’s defense in state championship win

EDMOND – There might not have been a more dominant unit across Oklahoma high school football this season than Wagoner’s...

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Oklahoma Class 5A football: Carl Albert’s Ben Harris cements legacy as one of state’s most successful quarterbacks

EDMOND – As Ben Harris took his final snap as Carl Albert’s starting quarterback, he turned to the sideline and...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: 5 observations from start of the season

Although football season is wrapping up this week, high school basketball is well underway for the first time since...

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Vote in The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll

With the high school football season winding down, the state's top teams and players continue to shine on the brightest...

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Oklahoma Class 4A football: How Clinton and Wagoner match up in the state championship game

No. 1 Wagoner Bulldogs (13-0) vs. No. 2 Clinton Red Tornadoes (8-3) When: 1 p.m.

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Oklahoma Class 5A football: How Carl Albert and McGuinness match up in state final

No. 1 Carl Albert Titans (10-1) vs. No. 2 McGuinness Fighting Irish (10-2) When: 7 p.m.

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Oklahoma Class C football: How Timberlake and Tyrone match up in the state championship game

No. 1 Timberlake Tigers (12-0) vs. No. 2 Tyrone Bobcats (10-2) When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Ranger Field, 709 Oklahoma Blvd,...

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Oklahoma Class 3A football: How Tulsa Holland Hall and Tulsa Lincoln Christian match up in state final

No. 1 Tulsa Holland Hall Dutch (11-0) vs. No. 2 Tulsa Lincoln Christian Bulldogs (12-0) When: 7 p.m.

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's championship, semifinal picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma high school football: Big 10 announces 2020 All-Conference awards

The Big 10 Conference announced Wednesday its 2020 All-Conference football selections. Midwest City coach Darrell Hall was...

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Oklahoma high school football: McGuinness’ Cole Limber wins Player of the Week poll

McGuinness’ Limber wins Player of the Week poll McGuinness senior wide receiver Cole Limber won The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: 56th annual Tournament of Champions canceled

There will be no Tournament of Champions this year.Tulsa Public Schools announced Tuesday morning in a press release it was...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA, UCO to strictly enforce COVID-19 safety procedures at state finals

Changes could be coming for fans wanting to watch high school football at UCO's Wantland Stadium this weekend. Those planning...

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Oklahoma high school football: Jenks Public Schools apologizes for photo showing mostly maskless student section

Jenks Public Schools posted an apology Sunday on its Facebook page after receiving criticism for a photo showing a mostly...

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Oklahoma Class 6A-II football: Trying to end a dynasty is hard. Just ask Choctaw

EDMOND – Mason Williams could hardly speak. Bixby’s senior quarterback had tears running down his face, smearing his eye...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll

As the football season winds down, there continues to be no shortage of stellar performances each week. The Oklahoman's...

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Oklahoma Class 6A-I football: Stephen Kittleman's leadership pivotal for Jenks state title run

EDMOND – As players gathered around Jenks quarterback Stephen Kittleman, he took a step back and told his teammates to do the...

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Oklahoma Class 6A-II football: How Bixby and Choctaw match up in the state championship game

No. 1 Bixby Spartans (10-0) vs. No. 2 Choctaw Yellowjackets (9-3) When: 7 p.m.

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Oklahoma Class 6A-I football: How Edmond Santa Fe and Jenks match up in the state championship game

No. 1 Jenks Trojans (10-1) vs. No. 2 Edmond Santa Fe Wolves (10-2) When: 1 p.m.

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Oklahoma Class 5A football: McGuinness completes comeback against McAlester, earns state title berth

Cole Limber knew he was going to score as soon as he made his cut.McGuinness’ senior receiver saw the defender who was covering...

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Oklahoma high school football: Choctaw embracing journey back in state championship game for first time in 60 years

CHOCTAW — Doug Martindale remembers his team’s journey to a state championship as if it was yesterday. Thing is, it was 60...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's fourth-round playoff picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma high school football: UCO announces COVID-19 fan safety guidelines ahead of state championships

The University of Central Oklahoma announced its COVID-19 safety protocols ahead of hosting the Oklahoma Secondary School...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Midwest City to retire Shelden Williams' jersey Friday

Shelden Williams will soon have his legacy enshrined forever at Midwest City.The former Bomber star turned Duke Blue Devil then...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Brackets set for The "Open" Tournament

Brackets have been set for the 13th annual Edmond Open basketball tournament.Play is set to begin Thursday, Dec. 10 with all...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Brackets set for 2nd annual Joe Lawson Memorial Invitational Tournament

The brackets have been set for the 2nd annual Joe Lawton Memorial Invitational Tournament.Norman Public Schools hosts the...

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Oklahoma high school football: Mustang's Dominique Dunn, Norman North coach Justin Jones highlight 2020 6A-I-2 All-District honors

The 2020 6A-I-2 All-District team was announced Monday, and plenty of local stars were honored. Tulsa Union running back...

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Oklahoma high school football: Why semifinal games aren't being held at neutral sites

In a normal year, all football semifinal games are played at neutral sites.This isn't a normal year.Sans Class 6A-I and 6A-II,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Broken Arrow fires David Alexander after 7 seasons

Broken Arrow will have a new head football coach next season.David Alexander was fired Monday, the school announced in a...

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Oklahoma Class 6A football: Tommy Yousey’s field goal sends Choctaw to first state final since 1960

OWASSO — Tommy Yousey doubted whether his field-goal attempt would go through the uprights. Choctaw’s sophomore kicker had...

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Oklahoma Class 6A football: Talyn Shettron’s interception seals Edmond Santa Fe’s win, first state championship game berth since 2003

OWASSO – When Talyn Shettron saw Tulsa Union's receiver break on his route, he knew what was coming. Edmond Santa Fe’s...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top games by OKC-area players is now live.

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Oklahoma Class 5A football: Kentrell Bizzell, defense lead Carl Albert past Tulsa Kelley

MIDWEST CITY – After bursting through the initial hole at the line of scrimmage, Kentrell Bizzell decided to lower his...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's third-round playoff picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Heritage Hall's Melvin Swindle commits to South Dakota

Melvin Swindle has made his college decision.The star offensive and defensive lineman for the Chargers announced Wednesday he...

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High school notebook: Tuttle’s Jayden Seebold wins Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll

Tuttle’s Seebold wins Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll Tuttle quarterback Jayden Seebold won The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice...

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Oklahoma high school football: El Reno assistant coach dies in single-car crash

El Reno football assistant coach Jake Briggs died Monday evening in a single-car crash. He was 24.The crash occurred following...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA announces dates, times for state championship games

All 11-man contests will be played at the University of Central Oklahoma's Wantland Stadium for a second consecutive year.

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Heritage Hall's Robert Mbroh commits to Air Force

Mbroh became the fourth Oklahoma prospect in the 2021 class to verbally commit to Air Force.

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Vote in The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player of the Week poll

Another week of playoff action brought more incredible performances.The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s third-round playoff rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 11-0 2. Jenks (2) — 9-1 3. Tulsa Union (3) — 6-4 4. Edmond Santa Fe...

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Oklahoma high school football: Luke Orvis resigns at Edmond Memorial after 3 seasons

The Edmond Memorial football team will have a new head coach next season.Luke Orvis resigned Friday after three seasons leading...

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Oklahoma high school football: Alex's Tatton Anderson surpasses 8,000 career rushing yards in win against Empire

Tatton Anderson rushed his way into nearly uncharted territory Friday.The senior running back at Class B Alex surpassed 8,000...

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Oklahoma Class 6A football: OSSAA announces semifinal sites, times for 6A-I, 6A-II

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Saturday morning the sites and times for the Class 6A-I and...

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Oklahoma Class 6A football: Defense leads Choctaw past Putnam North, back into state semifinals

CHOCTAW – Every time Carson Laverty dropped back to pass, it seemed all he could see was a swarm of blue jerseys.They came from...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled second-round playoff games

We're into the second week of the playoffs, yet COVID-19 remains an issue.Some games have been canceled this week, and there's...

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Friday Night Lights: How cancellations are bringing a new twist to football playoffs

It was a strange weekend for Tommy Bare. Kingston’s football coach didn’t know who his next opponent was. After going 10-0 in...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's second-round playoff picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Pawhuska's Bryce Drummond headlines 2020 A-5 All-District team

The senior quarterback at Pawhuska was named Most Valuable Player in the A-5 All-District awards, which were released Wednesday...

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Oklahoma high school football: Westmoore’s Zane Chavez wins Fans’ Choice Player of the Week

Westmoore’s Chavez wins Fans’ Choice Player of the Week Westmoore tight end Zane Chavez won The Oklahoman’s Fans’ Choice Player...

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Oklahoma high school football: Muskogee, Rafe Watkins agree to 'mutually part ways' after 7 seasons

Muskogee will have a new football coach next season. Rafe Watkins, who spent the past seven seasons leading the Roughers,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Edmond Santa Fe's Ethane Hyche, Jenks' Stephen Kittleman highlight honorees on 2020 6A-I-1 All-District team

Edmond Santa Fe junior running back Ethane Hyche and Jenks senior quarterback Stephen Kittleman highlight the 6A-I-1...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s second-round playoff rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 10-0 2. Jenks (2) — 8-1 3. Tulsa Union (3) — 5-4 4. Edmond Santa Fe...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top games by OKC-area players is now live.

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Oklahoma Class 2A football: Bethel earns first playoff win in school history

Drae Wood provided a huge spark when Bethel needed it most.The senior returned the opening kick of the second half 73 yards for...

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Oklahoma high school football: COAC announces 2020 All-Conference awards

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference announced Saturday its awards for the 2020 football season.Stillwater was named the...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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Oklahoma Class 6A football: Dominique Dunn runs wild in Mustang’s upset win against rival Yukon

YUKON – It could have been easy for Dominique Dunn to hang his head. The senior running back at Mustang had an early...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Heritage Hall's Trey Alexander commits to Auburn

The best high school boys basketball player in the state has made his college decision.Heritage Hall senior guard announced...

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Friday Night Lights: Football, fishing and adoption all part of Talyn Shettron’s upbringing

EDMOND – A fishing pole was always in the trunk of Courtney Shettron’s car. Anytime she had to go to the grocery store and had...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's first-round playoff picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Oklahoma signing day roundup: Moore’s Aaliyah Moore signs with Texas Longhorns; Sooners sign CHA golfer

Moore’s Aaliyah Moore signs with Texas "A sweet ending to a new beginning" are the words that decorated Aaliyah Moore’s table...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled first-round playoff games

The high school football playoffs get underway this week, but some teams who planned to participate won't be able to.The...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Oklahoma State offers Bixby RB Braylin Presley

BIXBY – It was just a matter of time.Bixby junior running back Braylin Presley received an offer from Oklahoma State on...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of first-round games with 7 p.m. start times

Here's a list of first-round playoff games that will kick at 7 p.m. instead of 7:30 p.m. This list will be updated.

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Oklahoma high school football: Crosstown Clash, other rivalries abundant in first round of playoffs

NORMAN — Even before the brackets came out, Jackson Remualdo had an idea who the Norman North football team was going to play....

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 state title picks for Classes A to C

The Oklahoman’s high school beat writers make their football state title picks for Classes A to C.

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Oklahoma high school football: Breaking down the Class A playoff bracket

The Class A football playoffs begin Friday across the state. Here is a breakdown of the bracket. Team to watch Pawhuska: The...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 state title picks for Classes 6A-I to 2A

The Oklahoman’s high school beat writers make their high school football state title picks for Classes 6A-I to 2A.

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA allowing free admission to veterans, one guest at first-round playoff games

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Monday it is allowing veterans and one guest free admission to...

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Oklahoma high school football: Breaking down the Class 6A-I playoff bracket

The Class 6A-I football playoffs begin Friday across the state. Here is a breakdown of the bracket. Player to watch AJ Green,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Breaking down the Class 4A playoff bracket

The Class 4A football playoffs begin Friday across the state. Here is a breakdown of the bracket. Dark-horse contender...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA announces 2020 Class 3A playoff bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 3A football playoffs. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA announces 2020 Class C playoff bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class C football playoffs. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA announces 2020 Class 2A playoff bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 2A football playoffs. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA announces 2020 Class 6A-II playoff bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 6A-II football playoffs. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: OSSAA announces 2020 Class 6A-I playoff bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Sunday brackets for the Class 6A-I football playoffs. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s first-round playoff rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 10-0 2. Jenks (2) — 7-1 3. Tulsa Union (3) — 4-4 4. Edmond Santa Fe...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Brackets released for 3rd annual Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic

Brackets were announced Friday for the third annual Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic.The basketball tournament has...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 10

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top games by OKC-area players in Week 10 is now live. Fans can...

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Oklahoma high school football: Jones, Guthrie thankful to have Week 10 game after late cancellation

JONES – Dave Martin received a phone call late Friday morning no one wants to get.Jones' football coach found out his team's...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned in Week 10

Laverne upends Shattuck, ends state longest win streak at 43Shattuck’s win streak is no more. The Indians hadn’t lost in three...

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Oklahoma high school football: Cashion shifts focus to playoffs after dominant War on 74 win

CASHION – Not much went wrong for Cashion’s football team on Friday night.Caden Harrell dashed his way into the end zone three...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 10 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: COAC announces 2020 All-Conference awards

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference announced its 2020 volleyball All-Conference awards on Tuesday.Mustang's Madelyn Booth...

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OSSAA: Contract with UCO to host 11-man state football championships allows flexibility in case of interruptions

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's contract with the University of Central Oklahoma to host the 11-man...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 10 games

It's November, which means playoff football is right around the corner.But first, there remains one week of the regular season...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 10

The finish line is in sight. After a tumultuous season with plenty of COVID interruptions, big performances and more, the final...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s Week 10 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 9-0 2. Jenks (2) — 6-1 3. Tulsa Union (3) — 4-4 4. Edmond Santa Fe...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 9

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top games by OKC-area players in Week 9 is now live. Fans can vote...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 9

Tulsa Holland Hall dominates against VerdigrisJunior defensive back Ethan Roush has three interceptions, and Class 3A No. 1...

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Oklahoma high school football: Qwontrel Walker surpasses 7,000 career rushing yards, Stillwater tops Midwest City

MIDWEST CITY – Qwontrel Walker fell to the black and yellow turf seemingly exhausted.Stillwater’s senior running back had just...

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OSU football: Beggs junior RB CJ Brown commits to Cowboys

BEGGS – Oklahoma State picked up a commitment from an in-state running back Friday.Beggs junior CJ Brown has verbally committed...

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Friday Night Lights: What it’s like to be a Black high school football coach in Oklahoma

Darwin Franklin doesn’t understand the lingo. Millwood’s football coach has led one of the state’s most successful high school...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 9 games

With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, time is running out for teams to make up regular-season...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 9 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Wagoner's Isaac Smith flips verbal commitment to Texas Tech

WAGONER – Isaac Smith has changed his mind.The standout senior defensive end at Wagoner flipped his verbal commitment to Texas...

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Oklahoma high school football: Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker nearing 7,000 career rushing yards

STILLWATER – One can only think of how many yards Qwontrel Walker could have had he been able to play in every game this...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 9

With only two weeks left in the regular season, every game seems to have bigger implications toward playoff seeing. Although...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 9 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 8-0 2. Jenks (2) — 5-1 3. Tulsa Union (4) — 3-4 4. Edmond Santa Fe...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 8

Plenty of players across the city had big performances to help teams clinch pivotal wins with the regular season inching toward...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 8

Westmoore beats Edmond Memorial on final-second playWestmoore senior quarterback Dayton Wolfe found an open receiver in the end...

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Oklahoma high school football: Crescent's defense holds against Oklahoma Christian Academy

EDMOND – Crescent's defense is finding its groove as the season progresses.The Tigers topped Oklahoma Christian Academy 22-8 on...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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Oklahoma high school football: Edmond Santa Fe’s defense holds late in win against Broken Arrow

Class 6A-I No. 5 Edmond Santa Fe’s defense wasn’t perfect, but it came through in the fourth quarter of its 35-28 win against...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 8 games

The amount of canceled games was as low in Week 7 as it has been all season.That's a trend that hopefully continues in Week 8...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2021 All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Thursday rosters for the 2021 All-State volleyball match. A venue is to be...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 8 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma Class 5A volleyball: Tulsa Victory Christian beats Mount St. Mary to clinch fourth straight title

CHOCTAW – Every time Bella Wakley jumped, it seemed as if she floated in the air.The junior outside hitter for Tulsa Victory...

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Oklahoma Class 6A volleyball: Tulsa Kelley tops Mustang in five sets, wins 20th volleyball state title

CHOCTAW – Curry Kendall rose with her eyes fixated on the ball. The freshman at Tulsa Kelley’s right arm cocked back before...

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Oklahoma high school football: What Mike Whaley, OSSAA said about playoff changes

Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association associate director Mike Whaley spoke with members of the media via Zoom...

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Oklahoma high school football: What the OSSAA's new playoff series modifications mean

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Tuesday its updated playoff modifications for the 2020...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Edmond Memorial guard Sean Pedulla commits to Virginia Tech

EDMOND – One of the state's top senior basketball players has made his college decision.Edmond Memorial senior Sean Pedulla...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball roundup: Mustang in state championship match for first time since 1984

CHOCTAW – It was fitting that Mustang's match ended with a stellar defensive play.Juniors Casady McKinney and Talia Pogi rose...

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OSSAA to make changes for 2020 playoff format

It's looking as if more teams will make the playoffs this season than in previous years.Monday morning, the Oklahoma Secondary...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 8

The playoffs are creeping closer. There are only three weeks left of the regular season, and the playoff picture is slowly...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: 6 players to watch at the Class 6A-5A state tournament

Six players to watch at the Class 6A-5A state tournament The Class 6A-5A volleyball state tournament begins Monday. The Class...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 8 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 7-0 2. Jenks (2) — 4-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 4-2 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert’s running game paces Titans past Piedmont

PIEDMONT — Kentrell Bizzell took the snap before scanning the field to his left. He slowly started moving forward, waiting for...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 7

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top performances by OKC-area players in Week 7 is now live.

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Oklahoma high school football: Norman North uses big fourth quarter to pull away from Putnam City

NORMAN – A pack of Norman North players gathered around the goal line, jumping in celebration.Putnam City junior quarterback...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Heritage Hall LB A.J. Sirls commits to Air Force

A.J. Sirls announced his commitment to Air Force on Friday.The senior linebacker at Heritage Hall made the announcement on...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 7

Broken Arrow again wins nail biter against YukonSenior quarterback Jake Raines completed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Keyon...

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Friday Night Lights: Why Oklahoma high school football coaches are recruiting basketball stars to the gridiron

NORMAN — Jaden Bray’s life revolved around basketball. Whether he was packing his bag early in the morning, checking for his...

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Oklahoma high school football: Kingfisher leans on defense to stop Perkins-Tryon

KINGFISHER – Austin Mages rolled to his left before flinging a pass downfield.Perkins-Tryon’s senior quarterback had an open...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: OSSAA releases Class 6A state tournament bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released Thursday the bracket for the Class 6A volleyball state...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 7 games

With only four weeks left in the regular season, every game becomes more important.That's why game cancellations remain a big...

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Oklahoma City Public Schools announces winter sports guidelines

Oklahoma City Public School announced Thursday its guidelines for winter sports.Fans will be allowed at all events but must...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 7 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school football game in the state. Here are the...

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Oklahoma high school notebook: Wilson wins Player of the Week poll

Piedmont gets creative to stay in game shape It’s not often a high school football team will go nearly a month while playing...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: OSSAA releases Class 5A state tournament bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Tuesday brackets for the Class 5A volleyball state...

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Oklahoma high school football: Piedmont gets creative to stay in game shape

PIEDMONT – It's not often a high school football team will go nearly a month while playing only one football game.Yet that's...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 7

Get ready for some Thursday night football. It’s fall break week, meaning there’s a full slate of games Thursday and only a...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 6

Plenty of high school football players had big performances this week with the playoffs creeping closer.Some led big comebacks...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 7 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 6-0 2. Jenks (2) — 4-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 3-2 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 6

Edmond Santa Fe stifles YukonIn a battle of what could be the West’s two best teams in Class 6A-I, Edmond Santa Fe came out on...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 6 games

Game cancellations continue fluctuating.With the regular season halfway finished, district contests become more important every...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: North Rock Creek looking to make noise at state tournament in first year of varsity play

SHAWNEE — Jamie Hancock didn’t know what to expect. North Rock Creek’s volleyball coach had an open mind heading into her first...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Here are six players to watch at the Class 4A-3A state tournament

Six players to watch The Classes 4A-3A volleyball state tournament gets underway Friday. Class 4A will play all matches at...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 6 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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OSSAA: Executive director David Jackson 'cautiously optomistic' about hosting state tournaments, moving forward with winter sports

David Jackson is cautiously optomistic about state tournaments beginning Thursday.Jackson, the Oklahoma Secondary School...

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Oklahoma high school football midseason awards: Who is the state's Most Valuable Player?

The Oklahoman’s high school coverage team breaks down some midseason award winners, but keep in mind, this is not a prediction...

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OSSAA: Mandates not expected for winter sports

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association doesn't plan to impose new mandates for winter sports.OSSAA executive...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: OSSAA announced Class 4A-3A state tournament brackets

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released brackets Tuesday for the Classes 4A-3A volleyball state...

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Oklahoma high school football: Putnam North sprints past Deer Creek

EDMOND – Kishaun Denton’s speed was on full display Monday night. Putnam North’s senior wide receiver and defensive back...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 6 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 5-0 2. Jenks (2) — 3-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 2-2 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 6

We’re halfway through the regular season. There are only five weeks left for teams to jockey for playoff positioning, and every...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 5

There were no shortages of great performances at the halfway point of the high school football season.The Oklahoman's Fans'...

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Oklahoma high school football: Washington uses balanced attack to down Bethel

WASHINGTON — Jamison Holland caught the kickoff and began to make his trek through Bethel’s kickoff team. The junior wide...

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Oklahoma high school football: Why Collin Gibson has been a difference maker for McLoud

MCLOUD – Collin Gibson has been a difference maker.The senior quarterback at McLoud had 22 carries for 187 yards and four...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 5

Jenks rallies to top Broken ArrowClass 6A-I No. 2 Jenks faced a 17-0 deficit in the first half but rallied to top No. 3 Broken...

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Oklahoma high school football: Braylin Presley scores 6 TDs, Bixby dominates Carl Albert

MIDWEST CITY – Braylin Presley was the best player on Jim Harris Field on Friday night.And it wasn’t really close.Bixby’s...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Goliath matchup lives up to billingAlthough the scoreboard wouldn't indicate it, Friday's matchup between Bixby and Carl Albert...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 5 games

Game cancellations continue rising.One of the reason is because Oklahoma City Public Schools and Putnam City Public Schools...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Edmond Santa Fe’s Will Ethridge notches 1,000th career win

EDMOND — A lot of change has occurred during Will Ethridge’s career as Edmond Santa Fe’s volleyball coach. There are nearly 100...

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The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Sept. 24-30

Boys cross country Brendan Robeaux, Mustang: The senior placed fourth in the Class 6A race at the pre-state meet at Edmond...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 5 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Oklahoma City Public Schools to resume athletics Monday

Sports at Oklahoma City Public Schools are back on.Only five days after saying athletics were stopped until further notice, the...

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Oklahoma high school football: Bixby vs. Carl Albert shows how COVID has turned coaches into a 'Southwest Airlines scheduler'

MIDWEST CITY — Mike Corley and his assistants had plenty of time to try and devise a plan. After Carl Albert’s football team...

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Oklahoma high school football: Luther's quick start helps claim first win

LUTHER – Drew Scheer sparked the Luther football team's defense early.After junior quarterback Braden Browning scored on a...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Putnam City students, coaches say ‘let us play’ amid COVID shutdown

WARR ACRES — The chants from students and coaches carried a simple message. Let us play. Students, coaches and parents from...

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Oklahoma high school football: Edmond Santa Fe wins Edlam battle behind big second half

The scene was one that happens every night across high school football stadiums in Oklahoma. But this was no Friday night.

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 5 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 4-0 2. Jenks (2) — 2-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 2-1 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert hosting Bixby tops The Oklahoman’s best games of Week 5

The season is nearly halfway over. Five weeks are down, and there’s six to go. Every game gets more important, especially...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 4

The first week of district play came with numerous big performances across the city.The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the...

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Oklahoma high school football: COVID wreaking havoc on schedules

The coronavirus pandemic is starting to show its teeth in Oklahoma high school football. District play began this week for most...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert to host Bixby on Friday

Two of Oklahoma's best football teams over the past decade will face off Friday. Both Carl Albert and Bixby had district...

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Oklahoma high school football: Big fourth quarter propels Chandler past Crossings Christian

Chandler football coach Jack Gray couldn't figure out why his team struggled early.The Lions' defense was stout, but the...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 4

Bixby’s Williams sets career passing touchdown markBixby senior quarterback Mason Williams continues to set records. On Friday,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Anadarko runs past Perkins-Tryon

PERKINS – Lucas Camp just kept running.Anadarko's sophomore running back received the ball from his quarterback and darted up...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 4 games

District play is here, which means the game now count.That isn't good when it comes to game cancellations, though. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: Blanchard's Lincoln Smith, Jacob Maston star in upset win at John Marshall

It seemed like a replay.Blanchard senior linebacker Jacob Maston stepped in front of John Marshall quarterback Kane Donovan's...

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The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Sept. 17-23

Boys cross country Josh Cherry, Edmond Memorial: He earned a second-place finish in the Class 6A-5A division at the OK Runner...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 4 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Growth of beach volleyball leaving footprints across city

There were so many athletes wanting to play beach volleyball this summer, Lee Chartier had to start turning people away....

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Oklahoma high school football: Former Heritage Hall star Jack Ross named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Former Heritage Hall star and University of Chicago defensive lineman Jack Ross was named to the 2020 Allstate AFCA Good Works...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: How Norman North's consistency started win streak

NORMAN – It was a strange start to the season for Norman North's volleyball team. The Timberwolves didn't scrimmage...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Heritage Hall guard Trey Alexander announces top 7 schools

Trey Alexander, one of the nation's top basketball prospects in the 2021 recruiting class, is closer to making his decision.

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Oklahoma high school football: Bridge Creek gets back to basics against Lexington

BLANCHARD – Bridge Creek football coach Scott O'Hara knew he needed to change things up.During the Bobcats' 27-12 win against...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 4

District play is here. Most teams across the state begin district play this week, meaning the games have a bit more importance....

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Oklahoma high school football: Deer Creek rallies from early deficit, tops Edmond North in overtime

EDMOND – Even as its offense struggled, the Deer Creek football team's defense kept it in the game. During Deer Creek's...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 4 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 3-0 2. Jenks (2) — 2-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 2-1 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 3

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top games by OKC-area players in Week 3 is now live.

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 3

Tulsa Lincoln Christian rallies to top JonesStar senior wide receiver Kolbe Katsis caught two touchdowns in the third quarter...

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Oklahoma high school football: Ben Harman’s 3 TDs leads Cashion past Thomas

CASHION – Mason Manning didn’t have time to do much when the pass hit his hands.A Thomas defender immediately hit him with a...

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Oklahoma high school football: Nate Rouse scores 2 TDs, Crossings Christian shuts out Casady

The Crossings Christian football team has faced plenty of adversity in the past two weeks.Its Week 2 game against Oklahoma...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman’s high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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OSSAA: Board approves amending policy regarding cancellation of district contests

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors approved Friday to amend a board policy concerning...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 3 games

With one week to go until district play starts for most teams across the state, high school football games are getting more...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 3 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Sept. 10-16

Boys cross country Fares Maarouf, Piedmont: The senior placed third at Broken Arrow's meet Saturday, finishing the 5-kilometer...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 2

With another week of high school football in the books, more players across the metro had big games and some record...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Edmond North wins Heather Harkness Invitational

EDMOND – Edmond North's volleyball team had its best weekend of the season at the Heather Harkness Tournament.The Huskies, the...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Tulsa Holland Hall DL Owen Ostroski commits to Army

TULSA – One of the state's most dominant players has made his college decision.Tulsa Holland Hall senior defensive lineman Owen...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Kingfisher forward Matthew Stone commits to North Texas

KINGFISHER – Matthew Stone won't go too far from home when he heads to play college basketball.The senior forward on...

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Oklahoma high school football: Santa Fe bests Edlam rival North behind Talyn Shettron's big night

EDMOND – Talyn Shettron catching touchdown passes is a sight Edmond Santa Fe's opponents better get used to seeing. The...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Edmond Memorial's Sean Pedulla names top 8 schools

EDMOND – Sean Pedulla is nearing his decision.The senior guard at Edmond Memorial announced Sunday his top eight schools in his...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Mustang TE Andre Dollar commits to Oregon

MUSTANG – Andre Dollar is going to play football all across the United States before his playing career is finished.The junior...

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Oklahoma high school football: Bixby at Stillwater canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

One of the state's biggest nondistrict games has been canceled.Bixby was set to travel to Stillwater for a rematch of the past...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 3

The season is marching forward. We’re heading into the fourth week of Oklahoma high school football and closing in on district...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 3 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 3-0 2. Jenks (2) — 2-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 2-1 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 2

Kelley wins Battle of the BishopsOwen Heinecke found a seam and took off for an 85-yard touchdown run in the third quarter,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Putnam City gets first win under new coach Carter Whitson

Putnam City coach Carter Whitson was happy earning his first win, but his players weren't satisfied.

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Oklahoma high school football: Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker surpasses 6,000 career rushing yards

MUSTANG – Qwontrel Walker is running himself deeper in the state's high school football record books. On Class 6A-II No. 2...

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Oklahoma high school football: Tulsa Washington star Gentry Williams tears ACL in right knee

Tulsa Washington's Gentry Williams is done for the season.The standout junior wide receiver and defensive back tore his right...

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Oklahoma high school football: Former Yukon star, Navy QB Perry Olsen to transfer

Perry Olsen is on the move.The former Yukon standout quarterback announced Friday his intentions to transfer from Navy. He...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman’s high school sports reporters about the games they covered.

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert puts together late drive to cap rally win against Del City

DEL CITY – Ben Harris scanned the field, but he knew who he was going to throw to at the snap. The fourth-down play began,...

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Varsity podcast: Road to Wantland continues

The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan, Nick Sardis and James D. Jackson discuss the week's latest games, big OSSAA news regarding...

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OSU football: Stillwater junior LB Gabe Brown receives offer from Cowboys

STILLWATER  – Oklahoma State's football team didn't have to go far to make its latest offer.In fact, the Cowboys didn't...

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Friday Night Lights: Why officiating during a pandemic presents new challenges for an already difficult profession

Being at a high school football game on Friday nights is nothing new for Brady Dukes. He’s the girls basketball and cross...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 2 games

The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on Oklahoma high school football schedules.Last week, it canceled two of the bigger...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 2 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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The Oklahoman's high school athletes of the week for Sept. 3-9

Boys cross country AJ Antonelli, Deer Creek: The junior won the Class 6A-5A race at the Carl Albert Titan Invitational on...

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OSSAA board approves 3-year contract with UCO to host 11-man state football championships at Wantland Stadium

All 11-man Oklahoma high school football teams will have one goal for the next three seasons.

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Oklahoma high school football: How Edmond North is getting back on schedule after positive coronavirus case paused season

EDMOND — It didn’t take long for Edmond North’s football team to face the harsh reality many teams are tackling this season....

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Oklahoma high school football: How Brexten Green's mindset changed to make him a star for Cashion

CASHION – It's easy for Cashion football coach Lynn Shackelford to see how much Brexten Green has improved.The senior wide...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Brackets set for annual Heather Harkness Invitational

The brackets have been set for the annual Heather Harkness Invitational.The tournament, which is Friday and Saturday at Edmond...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Christian Heritage used communication to improve its offense

DEL CITY – Christian Heritage Academy coach Tony Merrell wanted to try something different in practice last week.He had read a...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 2

Nondistrict play is halfway over. With two weeks down and two to go, high school football is in full swing across the state....

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 2 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1);; 2-0 2. Jenks (2) ;;1-1 3. Broken Arrow (5) ;;2-0 4. Tulsa Union (3);;...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 1

Oklahoma high school football is in full swing, and with that comes some fantastic performances from around the city.The...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Bethel's defense shut down Meeker

Bethel's season opener against Meeker started rocky, but it didn't affect the finish.Bethel snapped the ball over its punter's...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 1

Bixby rallies to win thriller against JenksIn the battle of two Tulsa powers, Class 6A-II No. 1 Bixby rallied from an early...

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Oklahoma high school football: Northwest Classen's experience pays off in opening win

Northwest Classen coach Chris Vandersypen saw his team's experience pay off Thursday night.It started with the veteran presence...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters covered games throughout the metro area. Here are some highlights and things we...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Tevin Williams' interception sealed Stillwater's win against Edmond Santa Fe

STILLWATER – Tevin Williams jumped up and flexed his arms before spiking the ball in the turf.The reaction caused officials to...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 1 games

The coronavirus pandemic forced some schools to miss season openers last week and will do the same again this week.For Edmond...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Heritage Hall's defense corralled a powerful Millwood offense

Gavin Freeman swiftly planted his foot before charging forward toward the ball.Heritage Hall's junior defensive back had broke...

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Varsity podcast: Football in a COVID world

The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan, Nick Sardis and James D. Jackson discuss Week 0 of high school football, the differences in...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 1 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Oklahoma high school cross country: How Mustang hosted a cross country race at night

MUSTANG — Gabe Simonsen had never competed in any race like this before. The senior standout on Mustang’s cross country team is...

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The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Aug. 24-Sept. 2

The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Aug. 24-Sept. 2: Boys cross country Maverick Stephenson, Community Christian School:...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: How addition of Macy Edwards makes Edmond Memorial stronger

EDMOND – Edmond Memorial's volleyball team got a big boost to its lineup.Senior Macy Edwards, a move-in from Frisco, Texas,...

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Oklahoma high school football: How the pandemic is already making for scrapped plans, strange matchups

ENID — Rashaun Woods and his coaching staff wasted a lot of paper. Last Tuesday, Woods and his assistants were a couple days...

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Oklahoma high school football: Why an experienced Blanchard squad has big aspirations

Last season's shortcomings are paying off for Blanchard's football team.The Lions went 4-6, missing the playoffs for the first...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert begins quest for five-peat against district rival Midwest City

Carl Albert's football team is trying to reach a point only four teams before it have in the history of Oklahoma high school...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 1

Amidst all the uncertainty and strangeness since practice opened up, Week 1 of the Oklahoma high school football season is...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Zero Week

Mask up or pause game?Moore Public Schools has a simple mask policy: if you are in the stadium, you have to wear a mask at any...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters covered games throughout the metro area. Here are some highlights and things we...

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Oklahoma high school football: Jax Sternberger excels in first start for Kingfisher

Another Sternberger has ascended to take a leadership role for Kingfisher's football team.The youngest of three brothers, Jax...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Dorian Plumley's return in overtime sparked El Reno

El Reno's football team was cruising.The Class 5A No. 3 Indians were up four touchdowns midway through the third quarter Friday...

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Oklahoma high school football: DeAngelo Irvin Jr’s experience paved way for Midwest City’s comeback against Westmoore

MOORE – DeAngelo Irvin Jr. scanned the defense while scrambling to his right.Midwest City’s sophomore quarterback has plenty of...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Zero Week games

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, numerous schools have had to cancel or postpone their season openers. Here's a look...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Edmond Santa Fe senior WR/DB Angelo Rankin Jr. commits to Navy

Angelo Rankin Jr. has made his college decision.The senior wide receiver and defensive back at Edmond Santa Fe announced Friday...

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Friday Night Lights: Why some Oklahoma high schools have made masks - not the ones attached to a helmet - an integral part of uniforms

DEL CITY — Before Del City High School’s football players take the field for practice, they have to make sure they have all of...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's preseason 2021 Super 30 rankings

No. 1: Kendal Daniels, DB, Beggs, 6-4, 198: The long and athletic Texas A&M commit is one of the nation’s top defensive...

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Oklahoma high school football: This week’s OKC-area scrimmage schedule

Although many high school football teams begin their seasons this week, plenty have final scrimmages to tune up before Week 1...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class C preseason rankings

1. Sasakwa (9-3): With standout running back Thomas Rompf coming back to lead an experienced group, Sasakwa has the experience...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class A preseason rankings

1. Ringling (13-1): The defending state champion will have another stout defense, proving the path to a state title runs...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 preseason 8-man All-State football team

Offense Pos. — Name, school — Class — Ht. — Wt. QB — Joey Fowler, Dewar — Sr. — 6-2 — 190 RB — Tatton Anderson, Alex — Sr. —...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class B preseason rankings

1. Shattuck (14-0): Coming off an undefeated season and the 2019 Class B state championship, Shattuck is set to repeat with the...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 preseason Class A All-State football team

Offense Pos. — Name, school — Class — Ht. — Wt. QB — Bryce Drummond, Pawhuska — Sr. — 6-3 — 215 RB — Trevor Mitchell, Pawnee —...

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Oklahoma high school football games are being played, but nothing is the same in the coronavirus age: 'We’re just going day-by-day'

Every day Mustang football coach Lee Blankenship walks into his office, he’s focused on many things. Most revolve about how to...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Zero Week picks

The Oklahoman's Zero Week high schools football picks Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class 3A preseason rankings

1. Heritage Hall (11-1): The Chargers return 14 starters from a football team that lost just one game last season. With stars...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class 2A preseason rankings

1. Vian (13-2): The Wolverines have unfinished business after losing in last year’s state football final. 2. Jones (10-2):...

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Class C football district previews: Coaches' polls, storylines, players and games to watch

Top storylines Copan, Temple return to playing field. Two teams make their return to the field after not playing last season:...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class 4A preseason rankings

1. Wagoner (10-3): The Bulldogs have won at least 10 games in 10 consecutive seasons and will attempt to claim their fifth...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class 5A preseason rankings

1. Carl Albert (13-1): Winner of the past four Class 5A football titles, Carl Albert is again the favorite. With senior...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 preseason Class 5A All-State football team

Offense Pos. — Name, school — Class — Ht. — Wt. QB — Ben Harris, Carl Albert — 6-0 — 205 RB — Brayden Gilkey, Collinsville —...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 preseason All-State football team

Offense Pos. — Name, school — Class — Ht. — Wt. QB — Mason Williams, Bixby — Sr. — 5-10 — 175 RB — Javion Hunt, Carl Albert —...

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Oklahoma high school football: Cox's YurView announces 2020 broadcast schedule

If you're not able to make it to a high school football game this fall, Cox's YurView will have plenty of options for you to...

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The Oklahoman’s 2020 preseason Class 6A All-State football team

Offense Pos. — Name, school — Class — Ht. — Wt. QB — Mason Williams, Bixby — Sr. — 5-10 — 175 RB — AJ Green, Tulsa Union — Sr....

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class 6A-I preseason rankings

1. Owasso (13-0): The defending state champions remain stout on defense with linebacker Emaud Triplett leading the way. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s 2020 Class 6A-II preseason rankings

1. Bixby (13-0): Winners of five of the past six Class 6A-II titles, Bixby is again the favorite until some team proves it can...

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Class A football Districts 5-8 preview: Coaches' polls, storylines, players and games to watch

Top storylines How good can Bryce Drummond be? Pawhuska’s senior quarterback is arguably the state’s best signal caller. As a...

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Class A football Districts 1-4 preview: Coaches' polls, storylines, players and games to watch

Top storylines Can Ethan Mullins continue his great play? Mullins took over as the starting quarterback and excelled. He...

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, things we learned from second night of scrimmages

More high school football scrimmages happened across the state Friday night, with a flurry of them in the Oklahoma City metro.

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, things we learned from first night of scrimmages

High school stadium lights kicked on for the first time Thursday night across the state as teams participated in their first...

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Oklahoma high school football: This week’s OKC-area scrimmage schedule

High school football season moves one step closer to kickoff this week with the opening round of scrimmages.Here’s a list of...

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Oklahoma City Public Schools announces safety guidelines for fall sports

Oklahoma City Public Schools released its plan for fall sports on Tuesday night.

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Western Heights High School cancels fall sports on week-to-week basis until COVID-19 testing, vaccine becomes more available

Western Heights High School is canceling all its fall sports and will review the decision on a weekly basis until there’s a...

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OSSAA executive director David Jackson gave an update on fall sports Tuesday morning. Here's what he said.

Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association executive director David Jackson spoke with the media Tuesday morning.

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Storylines and players to watch in 2020 season

High school volleyball is well underway across the state. Most Oklahoma City-area teams opened their seasons last week, with...

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Oklahoma high school football: OKCPS sets All-City preview schedule

Oklahoma City Public Schools announced Monday the schedule for the annual All-City preview. The format is changing this...

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Class 5A football district previews: Coaches' polls, storylines, players and games to watch

Top storylines Five golden rings. Carl Albert has accomplished what many teams never have: win four straight state titles. The...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Andre Dollar's recruiting soared after move from Florida to Mustang

MUSTANG – Andre Dollar didn’t have much of a choice. Following an All-American season at Naples High School in Florida, Dollar,...

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Class 6A-I, Class 6A-II football district previews: Coaches' polls, storylines, players and games to watch

Top storylines Will Jenks, Tulsa Union reclaim the throne? It has been a long time — by their standards — that Jenks or Tulsa...

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Oklahoma high school football: Here's why Stillwater remains a state title contender

STILLWATER – Qwontrel Walker is quiet.He doesn't need to talk much, though. Just turn on his film and you'll see why he's the...

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Oklahoma high school football: How Austin Mages, Perkins-Tryon look to improve on 10-win season

PERKINS – Bruce Williams knows his team can do something special this season.Perkins-Tryon wasn't supposed to win 10 games and...

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OSSAA: Board approves ADM for 2020-21 school year

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors approved the 2020-21 ADM numbers Wednesday.ADM, which...

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OSSAA: Fall activities to continue as planned, for now

High school sports will continue as scheduled.The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors took no...

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Oklahoma high school football: Crossings Christian excited for jump to Class 2A

Crossings Christian's football team will face some different competition this year. Instead of facing Class A opponents,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Piedmont's Caden Hendren primed for special senior season

PIEDMONT – Caden Hendren is primed for a breakout season.The senior wide receiver and linebacker on Piedmont's football team...

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Oklahoma high school football: Oklahoma Christian Academy transitioning back to flexbone offense

EDMOND – Grey Powell is making a change.Oklahoma Christian Academy's football coach is changing up his offense this season,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Guthrie aiming for bounce back season

GUTHRIE – The 2019 season was strange for Kelly Beeby. Guthrie's coach saw his team, which was young to begin, watch...

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Tulsa Union football player dies Sunday in car crash

Tulsa Union football player Juan Cruz died Sunday in a car crash. He was 16.Coach Kirk Fridrich told the Tulsa World that...

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Oklahoma high school football: Heritage Hall's Robert Mbroh looking to continue success at quarterback

Robert Mbroh has never lost as a starting quarterback while at Heritage Hall.

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Oklahoma high school football: Broken Arrow to open against Bentonville West on ESPN

For the second time in four seasons, Broken Arrow's football team will play on ESPN.The Tigers will host Bentonville West...

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Oklahoma high school football: Cashion preparing for challenging schedule to begin season

CASHION – Lynn Shackelford did his team no favors when creating its schedule this season.Cashion's football team has one of the...

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'Weirdest first day ever': COVID-19 made first day of fall practice unlike any before it

The hum of the lights towering over Mustang’s football field late Sunday night were only overcome by the soft voices of coaches...

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Oklahoma high school football: Jones QB Carson May's experience looking to propel him to next level

Jones coach Dave Martin is excited to see his quarterback's growth transition to Friday nights.

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Oklahoma high school football: Jeff Horrocks found perfect situation to come back to John Marshall

Jeff Horrocks likes his relaxed schedule coaching high school football. John Marshall’s first-year head football coach began...

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OSU football: Del City LB Donovan Stephens commits to Cowboys

Oklahoma State landed another one of the top in-state linebacker on Sunday.Del City senior Donovan Stephens announced his...

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Oklahoma high school football: Three storylines for upcoming season as practice opens

The 2020 high school football season officially begins Monday as practices open across the state at all levels. The new season...

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OKC Thunder: Luguentz Dort shows flashes of improved offensive game

Dillon Brooks held his hands up in frustration.