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.

Dale Pirates Win Tournament of Champions In Historic Fashion

Dale Pirates

As the final buzzer sounded at the 57th annual Tournament of Champions high school boy’s basketball tournament at the BOK Center in Tulsa, reality set in on what the Dale Pirates had just accomplished. The Pirates, the defending 2A state champion, knocked off 6A Tulsa Union (54-39), 4A #2 Crossings Christian (70-55) and 5A #2 Tulsa Memorial (59-52) in the...

Montgomery Leads Bixby Excellence

Loren Montgomery, Bixby High School

Loren Montgomery became the head coach of the Bixby Spartans in 2010. Over the last 12 years he has steadily built the Spartan football program into one of the state's perennial powers. Bixby won 7 Class 6A II championships from 2014 through 2021. This year Bixby moved up to Class 6A I where their success continued as the Spartans...

Gutsy Call Helps Washington Win First Football Title Since 1996

Washington Warriors, Washington Public Schools

With less than a minute to play and a state championship on the line, Coach Brad Beller huddled his Washington Warriors team together for a final strategic move. Washington led 17-14 and after taking a knee three times, the Warriors had to decide if they were going to punt on fourth-and-24 or try to run a play, gain a few...

Ford High School Weekly Goes to the Playoffs

Deion Imade, Ford High School Weekly

See the highlights of all five championship games from week 1 of OSSAA state championship football. Deion Imade has all the highlights and talks with the 6A II State Champion Stillwater Pioneers. Michael Knight joins Deion for more analysis of 2022 state championship games.

E-Sports Taking Off In Oklahoma High Schools

OeSL, Union Public Schools

When Union High School in Tulsa distributed a notice to its students this fall encouraging them to check out its esports program, they knew there would be some interest. Little did they know how much interest it would generate. “We had 350 kids sign up and check it out, which we were not expecting,” said Todd Borland, Union’s Executive Director...

Remembering High School Sports Legend JV Haney

JV Haney, Don King

JV Haney was a key figure in the growth of televised high school sports in Oklahoma. He passed away recently. His longtime broadcast partner Don King shares some of his favorite memories of their work together. JV was a hall of fame basketball coach. After retiring from coaching in 1986, he built a career broadcasting high school sports events...

Oklahoma Homeschool Football Team Wins National Championship

Northeast Oklahoma Association of Homeschools

While many of the top high school football teams in the state have been competing in the OSSAA playoffs, another prep team from the Sooner State recently made headlines. The Northeast Oklahoma Association of Homeschools (NOAH) recently won the NFHA Homeschool Football National Championship in Panama City, Florida. The Jaguars, the top seed in the tournament, defeated #4 Lighthouse Christian...

Officiating is a Family Affair for Kayla Fourkiller

Kayla Fourkiller, Southmoore High School

Kayla Fourkiller is the Girls Basketball Head Coach at Southmoore High School. In football season she's a line judge on high school football games. Kayla began as a penalty record keeper with an officiating crew that included her husband Will. Working as a game official now she's found coaches and players have welcomed her as part of the game....

Spicer A Success Story for Union Football

Matthew Spicer, Union High School

After suffering a series of concussions early in his high school career, both on and off the field, Union Redhawk Matthew Spicer’s football career appeared to be over. While he can no longer suit up on Friday nights, the senior has found a way to remain a part of the Redhawks program. Spicer is currently in his second season as...

Union Redhawk Grayson Tempest Rolls in Receiver Role

Grayson Tempest, Union High School

Union Redhawk senior Grayson Tempest was a starting quarterback a year ago. This year he's moved to wide receiver where he's an explosive threat as a pass receiver and returner. His experience at quarterback has given him insight into playing this new position. The undefeated Redhawks have unearned a first-round playoff bye. Grayson's looking forward to the team getting...