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Cade McConnell, Choctaw Yellowjacket

Highly Sought-After Choctaw Lineman Commits To TCU

Because football is his first love, Choctaw junior offensive lineman Cade McConnell figured Valentine’s Day was the perfect time to announce his college football commitment. The 6-6, 295-pounder made it official February 14th when the three-star, Class of 2022 product announced his intentions to play in the Big 12 and attend TCU with a video...
Deer Creeks, Jacob Sexton

Blue Chip Lineman Jacob Sexton Announces Top Five Schools

Deer Creek four-star offensive lineman Jacob Sexton is hard to miss at 6-6 and 300 pounds. He’s also one of the most sought-after 2022 football recruits in the Midwest. He made headlines recently by announcing his top five schools. Sexton, who has collected more than 20 offers from many of the top schools in the...
Lady Huskies, Edmond North High School

Young Edmond North Squad Making Noise in 6A Girls Hoops

Pete Papahronis has been coaching high school basketball long enough to know that there are no easy nights in Oklahoma’s Class 6A girl’s division. The Edmond North Lady Huskies coach experienced it first-hand last week when his squad lost a close game to top-ranked Norman early in the week and followed it up by winning...
Bixby Spartan Boys Basketball Team

Bixby Spartans Making A Splash In 6A Boy’s Hoops

Scanning the boy’s high school basketball rankings after the first month of the season reveals many of the same traditional powers that can always be found near the top of the standings. One of the pleasant surprises so far in Class 6A, however, has been the Bixby Spartans, who have won 10 of their first...
Adante Holiman, McAlester High School

Adante’ Holiman Making Mark On McAlester Hoops

When you score as many points as McAlester point guard Adante’ Holiman does, it’s hard to keep track sometimes. In a recent game against Claremore, Holiman and the Buffs started off red-hot, jumping out to a 19-9 lead after one quarter. He didn’t realize it at the time, but the 5-9 sharpshooter had scored every...
Bixby Spartan, Loren Montgomery

Coaches Reflect on COVID-Influenced High School Football Season

The just-completed 2020 high school football season was one that won’t soon be forgotten. From great games and individual performances to games being cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus, the season provided a lot of memorable moments. Coaches, players, administrators and the OSSAA should all be commended for completing the season despite having to navigate...
Ben Harris, Carl Albert Titans

Carl Albert QB Caps Off Amazing Career With Fourth State Title

Oklahoma high school football has been blessed with amazing players and teams during its long and storied history. Future Heisman Trophy winners, NFL All-Pros and Super Bowl champions have all been a part of some magical Friday nights. Until recently, one accomplishment had never taken place in the Sooner State's storied prep football history. No...
Holland Hall Football

Holland Hall Wins First OSSAA Football State Championship

When Holland Hall left the Southwest Preparatory Conference five years ago to join the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, the opportunity to compete for state championships was one of the top factors in making the jump. That goal was reached last week as the second-ranked Dutch capped off an impressive unbeaten season by beating #1...
Bixby Football Team

Montgomery Coaches Bixby To Third Straight State Title

A few days after Bixby head coach Loren Montgomery won his third straight 6A-II state football title and his sixth in the past seven years, he took a few moments to reflect on what was truly a challenging and rewarding season for the Spartans. "It was a different year," admitted Montgomery, whose Spartan squad outlasted...
McAlester Buffaloes, Eric McCarty

Sophomore Back Erik McCarty Leads McAlester Into 5A Semifinals

It may not be the official team slogan or printed on a team t-shirt, but it's safe to say the key word for the McAlester football team this season is "Finish." The Buffs, the sixth-ranked team in Class 5A, lost only two games in the regular season and they led both of those games going...