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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.

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…

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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…

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…

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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.

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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.

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FORT GIBSON — Freshman Weston Rouse thrived in the moment again for Fort Gibson on Thursday at Carr-O’Dell Tiger Field.

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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.

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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…

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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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Obituaries

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.