LONE GROVE — A strong performance on the mound from Justice Ruhnke and several highlight-reel worthy plays in the field led the Longhorns to an 8-0 win over Sulphur on Tuesday."We just had to come out with confidence in what we do," Ruhnke said. "We’ve been hitting the ball really well lately."
Freshman Rongrong Leenabanchong’s 7-6 (5), 6-0 win at the No. 3 singles position gave No. 20 University of Tulsa women’s tennis team a 5-2 win over No. 38 Memphis on Saturday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
While it is true that a round of golf provides minimal fitness benefits, a reasonable level of musculoskeletal conditioning is necessary to prevent both traumatic and overuse injuries. Unlike walking and putting, which are almost risk-free activities, the golf driving action is an unusually complex, explosive and problematic movement that has a relatively high injury potential.
The East Central University softball team clinched a spot in the 2014 Great American Conference Tournament with a sweep of Southwestern Oklahoma State. The Lady Tigers (25-20, 17-15 GAC) first defeated the Bulldogs (11-33, 7-25 GAC) 9-7 and then 9-0 in five innings in the second day of the series.
The opponents and sites for the Dallas Cowboys 2014 preseason schedule were set by the NFL today. With the exception of the fourth preseason game that will be played on Thursday, August 28th, the dates and times have yet to be determined.
University of Oklahoma volleyball setter Julia Doyle (Plymouth, Minn.) has been chosen as one of 36 athletes to participate in the USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team program. Players in the program will train and compete in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships from June 22 to July 1 in Minneapolis.
The Plainview Lady Indians defeated Turner 10-0 by run rule over four innings of slow-pitch softball on Tuesday.Plainview took advantage of gusting winds to the outfield to take a 7-0 lead in the second inning and added two more in the third before ending the game with the 10th run in the fourth.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold 10 youth basketball camps throughout the summer, the team announced today. New this year will be camps that offer more focused instruction for participants at varying age and skill levels. Thunder Youth Basketball camps are presented by Cox Communications.
There were a ton of upsets in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament. I love it. Who doesn’t? But I wish they wouldn’t call them “Cinderella” stories.Because, let’s be honest, Cinderella did little to help her cause. She was already a beauty, dressed in rags. All it took was a fairy godmother to doll her up. It was only in her beautiful gown that she was able to turn the prince’s head.
Coming off the Lake Country Conference tournament championship over the weekend, the Plainview Indians didn’t miss a beat in Monday’s 12-1 win over Marietta."Jordan Rickets did a good job on the mound," Plainview coach Brent Hackney said. "He threw a lot of strikes and we made plays behind him, and we were able to take care of business at the plate."
The Ardmore track teams continued their trek to the state meet with a strong showing in Moore at the Ken Hogan Invitational.The Lady Tigers finished sixth with 60.5 points while Norman won the meet with 142. The Ardmore boys finished 10th out of 11 teams with 18 points.
The Plainview girls track team beat an impressive field of larger schools at the Cache Invitational to add another trophy to the program’s deep history. Plainview won with 171 points to beat second-place Lawton Eisenhower’s 137 and third-place Altus’ 69.The Plainview boys finished second with 107 points, and Lawton won the meet with 165.
Danny Manning has announced his resignation as The University of Tulsa’s head basketball coach, according to TU’s Vice President & Director of Athletics Derrick Gragg. Manning is expected to be named the head basketball coach at Wake Forest University.
They’ve helped Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and David Pearson reach the pinnacle of their NASCAR career, and today fans can once again aid in ushering in a new group of legends into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
H.F.V. Wilson Community Center Executive Director Alicia Gilmartin’s face lights up when she talks about last year’s inaugural Color Me Crazy run."When they crossed the finish line, it looked like they had just run out of a color factory," Gilmartin remembers fondly.
With a four-game winning streak heading into this weekend’s Lake Country Conference Tournament, Lone Grove set one goal: to win the tournament. As part of the streak, the Longhorns (13-2) defeated Plainview for the second time this season with an 11-3 victory on Saturday as part of the Ardmore/Lone Grove Showcase.
The Plainview boys golf team had four players shoot 81 or better in Wednesday’s Lake Country Conference Tournament win at Falconhead Golf Club in Burneyville. The Indians shot a 310 as a team to edge second-place Tishomingo’s 320.Carson Seals led the Indians with a 74 to take second individually.
The Max Williamson Invitational held Wednesday at Lakeview Golf Club holds a significant place in the city’s golf history. Williamson was an ambassador for the game and worked to spread his passion to young people in Ardmore.
WASHINGTON — Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
Members of the Murray State College Aggie Baseball Team are making their choices on where to continue their playing careers. Three players, Brance Kahle, Bradley Horn, and Brandon Grimsley, have signed on to play at the next level, and Daniel Arthur has made a verbal commitment and is expected to sign in April. All four are players who had key roles in the Aggies’ national championship title last year.
WILSON — After spotting Wilson nine runs in the bottom of the first, Velma-Alma used the final six innings to play catch-up as the Comets defeated the Eagles 12-10 Tuesday at the Eagle baseball field. The Comets got plenty of help with a young Wilson defense that committed 12 errors in the seven-inning game.
LONE GROVE — Tanner Vernon contributed on each of Lone Grove’s first three runs, and Justice Runke added a two-run homer in the fifth inning to put Lone Grove in complete control. The Longhorns tacked on five runs an inning later to defeat Ringling 10-2 by run rule on Tuesday.
Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas going into the Duck Commander 500 on April 6 at 3 p.m. ET (FOX, PRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). TEXAS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS
The East Central University softball team split a pair of games in the opening day of the Great American Conference series with Arkansas-Monticello at Lady Tiger Field. The Lady Tigers (19-14, 11-10 GAC) earned a 3-2 win in the first game of the day and then fell 3-8.
The fifth running of the Arbuckle 2 Ardmore Marathon is in the books.Ardmore native Gono Enriquez won the marathon for the second year in a row. Enriquez ran the race in just under three hours at 2:58.41.He beat second place Jerod Honrath of Dallas by more than 10 minutes. Honrath ran a 3:09.15.
Arbuckle: March 23. Elevation 5 3/4 ft. below normal, water 50-54 and stained. Bass fair on crankbaits, Bass jigs, jerk baits and A rigs. Crappie moving but hard to find at 15-35 ft. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
The Ardmore Tigers won their third game of the season in convincing fashion 8-2 against Latta on Thursday to open the Ardmore/Lone Grove Showcase. The Tigers led 4-0 after two innings, and made it 8-1 in the sixth. Latta brought one run across in the top of the seventh, but failed to mount a comeback.
Fans can help design the field for the University of Oklahoma Spring Football Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking. Online voting through Sooner Rewards begins today with six end zone choices and three paint selections for midfield. One fan will be randomly selected to win a VIP experience that includes field passes and a pregame photo session highlighting their field design choice.