Ford High School Weekly

Ford High School Weekly

Ford High School Weekly is a behind-the-scenes glimpse into players, coaches, and administrators making high school athletics such a phenomenon in Oklahoma.

Championship Aspirations for Hilldale’s Hayden Pickering

Hayden Pickering, Hilldale High School

Hilldale sophomore Hayden Pickering plays both kinds of football. He's a wider receiver and cornerback on the Hornet football team, and he's a high scoring forward on the soccer team. He's on pace to easily surpass 50 goals in his second year on the varsity. He would love to win a state championship, break the state career scoring record...

Roman Hemphill Goes for Goals

Roman Hemphill, Edmond Memorial High School

Junior Midfielder Roman Hemphill is one of the state's best soccer players. Roman and his Edmond Memorial Bulldog teammates share a family atmosphere that has helped put them in position to contend for the 6A Boys Soccer State Championship. Roman plays for his Father, Edmond Memorial Coach Jake Hemphill who has helped build and nurture Roman's soccer skills. Roman's...

Bartlesville Hoops Star Makes College Choice

David Castillo, Bartlesville High School

When Bartlesville junior guard David Castillo decided he was ready to announce his college commitment, he wanted to keep it simple. Castillo, a consensus Top 50 player in the Class of 2024, announced his commitment to Kansas State earlier this week in a small ceremony at Bruin Field House in Bartlesville. “I never wanted to be the guy that goes on...

Ford Game of the Week: Bixby vs Broken Arrow Soccer (4-14-23)

bixby vs broken arrow soccer

Watch a replay of the Ford Game of the Week: Bixby Spartans vs Broken Arrow Tigers soccer - Friday, April 14, 2023. Girls match: Bixby 2, Broken Arrow 1 - Boys match: Broken Arrow 5, Bixby 1.

High School Sports Updates with La’mar Burks and Don King

Deion Imade, Ford High School Weekly

This week Deion revisits his conversations with Booker T. Washington Athletics historian La'mar Burks and Don King, the voice of the Jenks Trojans. Coach Burks grew up near BTW and fulfilled his childhood dream of playing for the Hornets. He was on the BTW state football championship team in 1973. He's made a vocation of compiling and curating BTW's...

Broken Arrow Soccer Finds Success With Team-First Attitude

Broken Arrow High School, BA Tigers

After four years as the girls soccer coach at Broken Arrow, Kassie Embrey believes she has the Tiger program right where she wants it. “You need four years to start your own program because then you have nobody left over from the previous program to judge how the previous person did it,” said Embrey. Embrey definitely has the Tigers on the...

Ford Game of the Week Replay: Union vs Jenks Soccer (4-11-23)

union vs jenks soccer

Watch a replay of the Ford Game of the Week: Union Redhawks vs Jenks Trojans soccer - Tuesday, April 11, 2023. Varsity Girls: Jenks 2 Union 0, Varsity Boys: Jenks 2 Union 0

Stailee Heard Leads Sapulpa to 5A Girls Gold Ball

Stailee Heard, Sapulpa High School

Stailee Heard is a Senior Combo Guard for the Sapulpa Lady Chieftains. She scored 41 points, including the game winning basket in the waning seconds of Sapulpa's 75-74 win over Holland Hall in the 5A Girls State Basketball Championship Game. Stailee grew up in a basketball family but has competed in volleyball and track as well. Her parents, Tony...

Del City’s Brandon Garrison Headed to Oklahoma State

Brandon Garrison, Del City High School

Brandon Garrison is the 6'9" Center of the 5A Boys Basketball State Champion Del City Eagles. He will be continuing his basketball career at Oklahoma State. Brandon is a McDonald's All-American who loves his Mom's cooking, English class and basketball. You'll want to hear about his interesting connection to Jay-Z.

Garrison Performs Well At McDonald’s All-American Game

Brandon Garrison, Del City High School

Del City’s Brandon Garrison capped off an incredible senior season Tuesday night by participating in the 2023 McDonald’s All-American game in Houston. The 6-9 center, representing the West squad, scored 10 points and added rebounds, two steals and a block in 20 minutes of action. The West came up just short, losing 109-106. “I thought he represented himself and played well,”...