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.

Rod Thompson on Oklahoma Football Playoffs, Basketball…and Cars

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 On this episode of Ford High School Weekly, YurView Sports commentator Rod Thompson talks playoff football, high school basketball futures and his upcoming appearance on YurView's Driven with Tom Gregory. And, Michael Knight shares his thoughts on how Oklahoma high school recruiting will be affected by the departure of University of Oklahoma head football coach Lincoln Riley. For more on Oklahoma...

Eufaula’s Khelil Deere Has Game for the Ages

Khelil Deere, Eufaula football

Deere and the Ironheads have certainly turned it on offensively in the postseason. They’ve averaged 43 points per game in wins over Keys, Metro Christian and Oklahoma Christian en route to the school’s first Oklahoma semifinal appearance since 2005.

Pennington Leaves Legacy At Sand Springs

Ty Pennington, Sand Springs Sandites

As the game clock slowly ticked down to zero, Sand Springs quarterback Ty Pennington tried to savor the final seconds of his high school football career. The Sandites had just come up short against Deer Creek, 20-17, in the 6A-II state semifinals. The realization that he’d played his last high school game hit him pretty hard. “I think it hit me...

Michael Knight Looks Ahead to the 6A I and 6A II Finals

Coach Kirk Fridrich, Union High School Footballvideo

Broken Arrow and Union meet in a classic battle for a state championship berth. Union coach Kirk Fridrich is proud of his team's victory. Michael Knight looks ahead to the 6A I and 6A II finals. And Ethan Rolen wants you to join the Eastern Oklahoma Officials Association and become a football official.

Get In the Game: Become a Football Official

Ethan Rolen, Greater Tulsa Officials Associationvideo

Ethan Rolen is the President of the Greater Tulsa Officials Association. Ethan says if you love football, officiating is a great way to stay involved in the game. You're part of a team, contribute to the sport and have fun as well. If you love football, you might want to consider becoming an official. Ethan will tell you how....

Midseason Changes Propel Broken Arrow to Semifinals

Broken Arrow football

Blankenship and his staff made two major changes to the Tiger offense and it turned their season around. Senior Sterling Ramsey took over at quarterback and senior Maurion Horn was elevated to starting tailback.

It’s Time for Oklahoma High School Football Playoffs

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High School Sports Reporter Cameron Jourdan of The Oklahoman sets the table for the best five weeks in Oklahoma high school football. And Michael Knight has the latest on football recruiting on this episode of Ford High School Weekly.

Catoosa Transforms From Winless to Playoff Team

Catoosa high school football

Things changed in Week 3 and Week 4 for the Catoosa Indians in Oklahoma, thanks to kicker Fute Yang. Yang nailed game-winning field goals in both games to secure wins against Claremore and Skiatook.

Del City Senior Aims for Dominant Senior Year

Jayson Smith, Del City Eaglesvideo

Running Back and Linebacker Jayson Smith feels right at home in Del City. The Del City Eagles have won eight games in a row to lead District 6A II-1 with a 6-0 record. Jayson is a strong runner and a physical presence on defense who wants to dominate on the field. Hear the backstory of his uniform number 40,...

Stacy Anchors Experienced Trojan Defense

Cade Stacy, Jenks Trojans

Cade Stacy was just trying to make a good impression when he took the field as a sophomore for the Jenks Trojans during a preseason scrimmage. A transfer from Owasso, Stacy was pretty much unknown to the Trojan coaching staff. He immediately delivered a big hit on an opposing wide receiver, which earned him the nickname “Kid Rock” from new defensive...

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