Wagoner grad Braden Drake, the All-Phoenix MVP and Male Athlete of the Year this past season, looks for running room as he capped his high school career Friday at Shawnee as one of four area players in the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State game. Hilldale lineman Jay Stroble, Fort Gibso…
Oklahoma and Texas accepted invitations to join the Southeastern Conference in July 2025 on Friday, worried that their storied athletic programs were in danger of losing ground if they stayed in the Big 12.
With the dog days of summer to be upon us soon, I feel compelled to pen a column about the dangers of heat, sun and the effects it can have on the human body and on your animals.
Muskogee County-based Green Country All-Stars had already earned a ticket as the first Oklahoma team in the Little League Softball World Series.
Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank.But how soon?The latest step in a move that has potential to help reshape college sports came two days after Texas and Oklahoma…
THE ACTION — Jordan Gann had four points. Kynzi London didn’t score but both Fort Gibson players closed out their basketball careers together on the Large School East team, which rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit but fell 55-51 to the West at Jenks High School. The two members of the …
Thirteen Bacone College basketball players pose with Ice Cube in a visit to Las Vegas over the weekend as guests to Ice Cube’s Big 3 tournament, a 3-on-3 basketball league featuring former NBA players. The trip was arranged by an anonymous donor, according to Dr. Ferlin Clark in a release f…
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby accused ESPN of encouraging other conferences to pick apart the league so Texas and Oklahoma can move to the Southeastern Conference more quickly and without paying a massive buyout.
Coming off a 15-0 win over West Mesa, N.M., to begin play on Monday, Muskogee-based Green Country All-Stars held off Robinson Little League (West Texas) 7-5 on Wednesday in the Little League Softball Regional in Waco and will play in the championship game at 10 a.m. Thursday.
According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports, the Big 12 Conference has sent a “cease and desist” letter to ESPN amid the growing shift in conference realignment.
You’ve known it. At one time, I was peripherally aware of it, until 20 years ago when I began plying a trade here, and then I formally met it.
After taking a year off due to the coronavirus, the annual Citizens Advisory Board Coaches luncheon returned for an in-person event Tuesday
OKLAHOMA CITY — The University of Oklahoma isn’t the only one rocking the world of football conferences, with its plan to move from the Big 12 to the SEC.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The MIAA head football coaches predict Northeastern State will finish tied for 10th while the media picked them 11th with the release Tuesday morning of its conference preseason polls.
Top to bottom are the area team champions photos from this weekend’s “Take it to the Cup” youth basketball tournament played at Muskogee Civic Center and First Methodist Church: Wagoner Lady Rattlers, eighth grade girls; Muskogee Hinson Elite, ninth grade boys; Muskogee Challengers Select, e…
Oklahoma and Texas took the first formal step Monday toward moving to the Southeastern Conference and leaving the Big 12 behind.
Bacone men's basketball will be a courtside guest of Ice Cube during the Big 3 basketball games on Saturday in Las Vegas.
With the Texas and Oklahoma to the Southeastern Conference picking up steam with reports of announcement due next week, speculation on what happens beyond is growing.
At 8:30 a.m., a couple of Saturdays a month this summer, a special training event will happen. It is something to assist anyone who is disabled to learn adaptive shooting sports.
Oklahoma, Texas, the Big 12 Conference and the Southeastern Conference have been silent, but all signs are pointing the same direction.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conference realignment is back on the table in college sports just as three Power Five conferences are breaking in relatively new commissioners.
Take it to the Cup is a youth basketball tournament featuring teams in multiple age groups from the Muskogee area, Oklahoma at large and several adjoining states.
Give us your thoughts on what increasingly appears to be a move by Oklahoma and Texas to the Southeastern Conference as originally reported earlier this week by the Houston Chronicle.
Multiple outlets are reporting that Oklahoma and Texas have decided to inform the Big 12 of their intentions to leave the conference and seek membership to the SEC within the next week.
You could say Anthony McNac is the “senior statesman” around Muskogee football.
Six members of the Muskogee Sharks USA Swim Team competed this past weekend in Oklahoma Swimming Long Course Division II Championship Meet in Edmond. In order to compete in the meet swimmers must have earned their spots in a long course USA Swimming meet through swim times. They registered …
Mesa Falleur’s run in the OGA State Amateur Championship golf tournament at Broken Arrow’s Cedar Ridge Country Club ended in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Muskogee’s Carter Stewart shot a 7-over 77 and was fifth among 30 golfers at the South Central Junior PGA Players Tour played Monday at Stillwater Country Club. Dawson Dunlap of Arcadia and Ty Hyatt of Perry tied at the top at 2-over.
The Wagoner Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 21st annual Billy Parker Lucky 13 Bass Tournament, set for July 24 at Taylor Ferry North ramp, Fort Gibson Lake, has been postponed to Aug. 21 due to high water levels around ramps.
Mesa Falleur took two matches in Monday’s portion of the Oklahoma Golf Association State Amateur Championship at Cedar Ridge Country Club in Broken Arrow.
Checotah’s Zach Mullen tossed a four-inning no-hitter in a semifinal matchup Three Rivers won convincingly, but rain kept them from laying claim to the Arnold Lankford Classic in Elk City.
Missouri Southern senior left hander and former Sequoyah pitcher Zach Parish has announced he will sign an undrafted free agent deal with the Texas Rangers.
Oktaha’s Jakob Blackwell allowed just three hits and struck out 10 over a five-inning run-rule win for Three Rivers on Saturday in Elk City as the Bandits beat the DFW Prospects 9-0 to go to 3-0 there in tournament play this weekend.
This Week's Circulars
100, Salesman for Nabisco, passed Tuesday July 27, 2021 Funeral service: 11AM, Monday, August 2, 2021 @ New Hope Baptist Church, Muskogee, OK. Services provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home, Muskogee, Oklahoma
76, truck driver, passed away Sunday 07/25/2021. Celebration of Life 2:00PM Tuesday, 08/03/2021 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery Pavilion. Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson. Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com
91, Rural Postal Carrier, passed Tuesday, July 27, 2021 service: 10AM, Saturday, July 31, 2021 @ Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel Funeral services provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home, Muskogee, Oklahoma
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- Greenleaf Apartments given ultimatum
- Tahlequah Police: Man barricaded with gun taken into custody
- 63 of 77 Oklahoma counties in Moderate risk level
- Women flee burning house
- Area team in Little League Softball regional final, qualifies for World Series
- House fire on Cherry Street
- Muskogee man convicted of aggravated sexual abuse
- Sheriff's office seeks public's help in theft from local business
- CHAMPS! Area team wins regional, on way to Little League Softball World Series (updated)