Ford High School Weekly

Ford High School Weekly Features FGOTW Legends


Dig into the Ford Game of the Week archive with stories of the current lives of former high school athletes who appeared on Ford Game of the Week telecasts.

Bookout Continues Family Track And Field Tradition

Maggie Bookout, OKC Storm

In the late 90s and early 2000s, the name Bookout was synonymous with high school track and field excellence in Oklahoma. Casey, Kyle and Kevin Bookout dominated prep field events for more than a decade in the Sooner state. Look out, but now there’s another Bookout making headlines at area track meets. Maggie Bookout, a sophomore thrower competing with OKC Storm,...

Jenks and Bixby High School Stars Talks about College Choices

Van Fitch, Jenks Trojansvideo

Bixby Star Braylin Presley has committed to Oklahoma State University to play football. Hear how he came to his decision. Van Fitch is a skilled forward for the Jenks Girls soccer team. She's been committed to the University of Arkansas since the ninth grade. Check out how she got her start in soccer, how she maintains her skills during...

Antlers Baseball Peaking Heading Into Postseason Play

Keaton Ruthardt, Deer Creek Baseball

Like every other team in the state, Deer Creek missed the opportunity to have a high school baseball season last year due to COVID-19. The Antlers are making up for lost time this year, as they’re one of the favorites to win the 6A title. “We’ve all had one goal in mind and that’s to win a state championship,” stated...

Josh Blankenship New Broken Arrow Football Coach

BA Tigers, Josh Blankenshipvideo

Josh Blankenship returns to Oklahoma as the head football coach of the Broken Arrow Tigers. Check out stories of his high school career at Union, playing for his father, Bill Blankenship, his time at the University of Tulsa and goals for the Broken Arrow Tigers.

Size and Speed Leads Union’s Jayden Rowe To Success

Jayden Rowe, Union High School

One minor adjustment made all the difference recently for Tulsa Union junior sprinter Jayden Rowe. He moved his starting blocks further back from the starting line to account for his large frame. It obviously did the trick. Rowe responded by recording a sizzling 10.45 in the 100 meters at the Frontier Conference meet at Union High School, nipping teammate and fellow...

Webster’s Anthony Pritchard Signs with University of Tulsa

Webster, Anthony Pritchardvideo

Webster star Anthony Pritchard changes his commitment to the University of Tulsa. And Tulsa Public Schools Athletic Director Gil Cloud explains how the job of the Athletic Director has changed over the last 45 years.

Presley Continues Cowboy Connection With OSU Commitment

Braylin Presley, Bixby Spartans

In the end, the opportunity to play on the same team as his older brother was too strong for Bixby junior Braylin Presley to turn down. Braylin and Brennan Presley were members of the Spartan squads that won 6A-II state football championships in 2018 and 2019. Now they’ll try to duplicate that success at the Division I level. Braylin, a three-star...

Gil Cloud Comes Full Circle in Tulsa High School Athletics

Gil Cloud, TPSvideo

Retiring Tulsa Public Schools Athletic Director Gil Cloud reviews his 51 year career in athletics. He came to Tulsa as a student at Will Rogers and his career has come full circle as the A.D. at TPS for the last nine years. Hear about his recruiting experience with Bud Wilkinson and his own experience as a college football recruiter....

Mustang Boys Soccer Achieves #2 National Ranking

Mustang High School, Broncos Soccer Team

When word got out that the Mustang boys soccer team was ranked third in the nation in this year’s initial United Soccer Coaches high school poll, head coach Jared Homer kept it a secret from his squad. “We didn’t even tell the guys,” admitted Homer of the mid-March ranking. “We didn’t say anything. We didn’t want them to get a...

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