Jason Parker’s first year as Muskogee Public Schools athletic director came to an end not on the original schedule of things.
While making the rounds at my place of employment, I happened upon two young fishermen who were taking in the great outdoors while social distancing during the current Coronavirus Pandemic.
By a 13-0 vote Thursday morning, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association ended the 2019-20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
College football coaches were already giving Ty Williams plenty of love. The list of offers for the Muskogee safety doubled in the short March window before schools closed.
While the news that came its way wasn’t positive, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s response to a recommended closure of all public school buildings the remainder of the school year remained as it has been since schools were postponed until April 6.
Green Country Lanes is closed as of Saturday. Last week, half of the facility’s leagues voted to end their seasons due to the COVID-19 virus. On Saturday, the facility announced it was closing for the time being due also to the pandemic.
The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. The dream of playing under the bright lights of March Madness, of possibly hoisting a national championship trophy, wiped out by the coronavirus.
The pendulum on which the OSSAA’s plans for high school sports seems to swings on the future of the state basketball tournament — and the April 6 scheduled (for now) resumption of school across the state.
NORMAN — University of Oklahoma Vice President and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione announced Wednesday that, due to the suspension of athletics activities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding when those activities will resume, OU's 2020 spring football g…
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self has spent much of the past week mulling ways to commemorate one of the more remarkable seasons in the school's proud basketball history, one that began with off-the-court distractions too numerous to count and ended in the unprecedented cancellati…
For two former Muskogee High basketball players, it was a season of exclamation points, and like other college athletes in 2019-20, their seasons all had a sudden and unexpected period put on them.
NEW YORK (AP) — Four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total to seven known players in the NBA.
Dear Athletic Support: It seems like every time I turn on the television or check my Facebook page, there’s another sporting event cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Both of my kids are athletes, and we have multiple tournaments scheduled for the spring. So far, I’ve only heard rumors of thei…
Spring break started, and for some with unfinished basketball business, so did practice.
Following the recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NJCAA has cancelled the national basketball tournaments as well as all spring sports.
All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz says he showed no symptoms of being sick before testing positive for the coronavirus, and he continues to have no signs of illness since going into isolation.
Reid Stockman and other Connors State baseball players began hearing about the NCAA’s sweeping response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the middle of its game Thursday.
The National Junior College Athletic Association, the governing body of sports impacting Connors State College, has put on hold spring sports activities starting Saturday and extending through April 3, the association announced on Friday after a meeting with region executives.
The University of Oklahoma is suspending all athletic competitions, including out-of-season practices, until further notice due to concerns of the spreading coronavirus.
OMAHA, Neb. — The cancellation of the NCAA basketball tournaments shook the nation Thursday, but 27 other men's and women's championships won't be contested this winter and spring, either — and that doesn't include all the sports in Divisions II and III.
The Oklahoma City Thunder sent an update to season ticket holders and fans inside the arena for Wednesday’s suspended game against the Utah Jazz. The franchise also posted that message to Twitter, making it fully public.
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has postponed the state basketball tournaments indefinitely.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The NBA suspended its season after postponing the Jazz-Thunder game Wednesday night, which was a result of Utah center Rudy Gobert testing positive for the coronavirus.
A basketball tournament, with no fans. A St. Patrick’s Day, with no parades. College campuses, with no students. Corporate headquarters, with barren cubicles.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma State's Isaak Likekele silenced an arena full of Iowa State fans by going coast-to-coast for the go-ahead lay-up with 3.8 seconds left, lifting his eighth-seeded Cowboys to a 72-71 victory over the No. 9 seed Cyclones in the first round of the Big 12 Tourname…
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Utah Jazz was postponed Wednesday night, with the only explanation a public address announcement citing “unforeseen circumstances."
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Homemaker, Died Friday, March 27, 2020. Services will be announced at a later date.
died Friday March 27, 2020 at her home. She was 88. Viewing Monday and Tuesday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home. Private family service
Died Tuesday March 24, 2020. She was 94. A private family graveside service will be held on Friday. Arrangement are under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.
age 39. Golf Course Attendent. Died Monday, March 23, Tahlequah, OK. Services Friday, March 27th, 2:00 PM Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment Agent Cemetery Moody, OK. Visitation Thursday, March 26th, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
- DA urges officials to consider shelter-in-place order
- Businesses closing in 19 targeted counties, elderly must stay home
- Governor Stitt: No state lockdown
- OKC man dies from crash injuries
- Former US Senator Tom Coburn dies
- Muskogee man killed when deer hits motorcycle
- Muskogee lawyer remembered as 'pillar of legal community'
- Muskogee County EMS releases COVID-19 case info
- Stilwell man killed in single-vehicle crash
- Muskogee County commissioner says more COVID-19 cases likely