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

Bright Future for Gage Gundy Two Sport Athlete

Gage Gundy, Stillwater High School, Pioneers

Senior Gage Gundy is the starting quarterback of the Stillwater Pioneers. Coming from a family of quarterbacks, football has always been a part of his life. He's hoping the Pioneers can make a deep run into the playoffs this fall. He tries to model his play after dual threat quarterbacks like Russell Wilson and Josh Allen. In addition, Gage...

Dual Quarterback System Working for Bronchos

Taylor Heim, Bethany High School

The Bethany Bronchos are quickly climbing the Class 4A high school football rankings and they’re doing it thanks to the success of their dual quarterback system of seniors Taylor Heim and Cale Wetwiska. The dynamic duo have been a nightmare for opposing defensive coordinators to gameplan against. Heim is 6-5, athletic, and a threat to score every time he runs...

Union’s Devin Robinson Shines in Backyard Bowl

Devin Robinson, Union High School

Devin Robinson is a senior defensive back/safety for the Union Redhawks. His star shone brightly in the Backyard Bowl as he blocked a punt, intercepted two passes and returned one of those interceptions for a touchdown. This defensive leader for Union is committed to the University of Tulsa. He's interested in becoming a chiropractor and plans to study sports...

Norman North’s Utley Plays With A “Mean Streak”

Harrison Utley, Norman North High School

Although he’s been playing varsity football since he was a freshman, Norman North’s Harrison Utley still gets butterflies on Friday nights. “I always get nervous before games,” admitted the physical, 6-4, 285-pound junior offensive lineman. “I get a little anxious, but after that first hit on the first play, I zone in immediately and get locked in and everything starts...

Emily Barkley Leads Union Athletics

Emily Barkley, Union High School

This week in Ford High School Weekly, we continued our interview with Emily Barkley, Athletic Director of the Union School District. She oversaw the recent reconstruction of Union Tuttle Stadium and is preparing to host the MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl for the second year in a row at Union High School. Check out Ford Game of the Week highlights from...

Moore’s Wolfe Continuing Family Quarterback Tradition

Denver Wolfe, Moore Lions High School

Every quarterback remembers their first significant high school varsity football action. For Moore’s, it was memorable because the Lions were playing one of their biggest rivals, Westmoore. Making it even more memorable was the fact that Westmoore’s starting quarterback was his older brother, Dayton. “Obviously, I was a little bit nervous,” recalled Denver, who came up short in his debut, 30-14....

Emily Barkley’s Love of Athletics Becomes a Career

Emily Barkley, Union High School

Emily Barkley is the Athletic Director of the Union School District.  In a time when Title IX has expanded sports opportunities for girls and women, Emily Barkley has made the most of those opportunities. She played basketball and soccer at Union High School. She went to college with the goal of a career in athletics and in 2012 she...

Choctaw’s Jackson Motivated By Tragedy

RJ Jackson, Choctaw High School

Choctaw’s RJ Jackson had his world turned upside down two years ago. His father, with whom he was very close, suddenly passed away. “It was pretty tough,” admitted the talented 6-3, 245-pound tight end/defensive end. “It happened around the middle of my sophomore season. I was coming off an injury and I couldn’t really take time to process everything. He...

Ford High School Weekly Pre-Season Preview with Deion Imade

Deion

You can't wait for high school football to get started and neither does Ford High School Weekly. Deion Imade goes to the Bixby Fall Classic to check out the Spartans, the BTW Hornets and the Broken Arrow Tigers. Michael Knight from Prep Redzone joins Deion to go over teams and players you'll want to be on the lookout for...

Smith Looks To Lead Sapulpa Back To The Playoffs

Marco Smith, Sapulpa High School

When Marco Smith moved to Sapulpa following his freshman year, he wasn’t aware of the magnitude of the rivalry between the Chieftains and Sand Springs. He does now. “It’s CRAZY,” said the junior running back. “I’ve never seen two communities go back and forth at each other like that. I’ve never seen that many people watch a football game.” Smith participated in...