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Adante’ Holiman Making Mark On McAlester Hoops

Adante Holiman, McAlester High School

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 one of his team’s points. “Ya,...

Rod Thompson Breaks Down This Year’s High School Basketball Season

Rod Thompson and Deion Imadevideo

Ford Game of the Week Analyst and AAU coach Rod Thompson spotlights high school basketball impact players, perennial powers, up and coming teams and stars for 2021 in girls and boys basketball.

Coaches Reflect on COVID-Influenced High School Football Season

Bixby Spartan, Loren Montgomery

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 a lot of unknowns. “Zero week...

Carl Albert QB Caps Off Amazing Career With Fourth State Title

Ben Harris, Carl Albert Titans

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 quarterback had ever been a...

The Best 2020 Moments from Ford High School Weekly

Deion Imade, Ford High School Weeklyvideo

Look back at some of the best 2020 moments from Ford High School Weekly. Guests are: Aaliyah Moore, Braylin Presley, Stephen Kittleman, Jeff Nwankwo, Maddie Tokarchik, Brennan Presley, Owen Ostroski, Jerry Ostroski, Bryce Thompson, Rod Thompson, Collin Oliver, Donovan Stephens, Kendal Daniels, Lorenzo Williams and Bill Blankenship.

Holland Hall Wins First OSSAA Football State Championship

Holland Hall Football

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 Lincoln Christian, 35-7, to win...

A Dive into Jenks’ and Bixby’s Latest Titles with Keith Riggs and Loren Montgomery

Jenks Trojan Keith Riggsvideo

On December 5, 2020 at Wantland Stadium in Edmond, the Jenks Trojans defeated the Edmond Santa Fe Wolves 41-14 for their 17th championship and the Bixby Spartans held on to beat Choctaw 17-14 for their 6th gold ball, respectively. Watch highlights of the games, analysis, and hear from Jenks head coach Keith Riggs and Bixby head coach Loren Montgomery as...

Montgomery Coaches Bixby To Third Straight State Title

Bixby Football Team

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 a tough Choctaw team, 17-14,...

Jenks’ Jayden Patrick Wishes to Fulfill Destiny with a Trojan Championship

Jenks Trojan Football, Jayden Patrickvideo

Growing up, Jayden Patrick idolized those Jenks' gridiron stars he would see on Friday nights. Now, he's the one that the kids see as a hero with big play capabilities. Trojan CB/WR Patrick is a senior looking to go to the next level but the pandemic has made his senior season and college recruiting more difficult than all those...

Sophomore Back Erik McCarty Leads McAlester Into 5A Semifinals

McAlester Buffaloes, Eric McCarty

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 into the fourth quarter. The team...