Ford Game of the Week

Ford Game of the Week

Jalyn Stanford Jenks Trojan to Become Houston Cougar

Jalyn Standard, Jenks Trojan

Jalyn Stanford of Jenks is a multi position player for the Jenks Trojans. He sees time in the offensive backfield, the defensive backfield, as a wide receiver and as a kick returner. His athletic skill and versatility put him in a position to accept a football scholarship offer to join the University of Houston Cougars. In 2021, Jalyn and...

High School Football In Serious Need Of More Officials

Ethan Rolen, Greater Tulsa Officials Association

Another season of Friday Night Lights is just around the corner, but high school football in Oklahoma is dangerously close to making drastic changes to the cherished sport due to a shortage of officials. Playing games on weeknights and using smaller crews are two of the choices being seriously considered due to the shrinking pool of certified officials. “We are really...

BTW Four-Star Prospect Gives Pledge To Razorbacks

Booker T. Washington High School, Micah Tease

Another Oklahoma blue chip high school football player made his college commitment known this week when Booker T. Washington’s Micah Tease announced he’ll play for the University of Arkansas. Tease, the number three player in Oklahoma according to Prep Redzone Oklahoma, chose the Razorbacks over several high-profile programs, including Alabama, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, USC and Texas A&M. “For the next three...

Owasso’s Adams Commits To Alabama

Cole Adams, Owasso High School

One of the top high school football players in Oklahoma made his college choice known this week when Owasso four-star wide receiver Cole Adams pledged to play for Alabama. Adams, who’s final three teams were Alabama, Oklahoma and Arkansas, made the announcement on social media. “First, I want to give thanks to God,” said Adams on his Twitter page. “Without Him,...

Ford High School Weekly’s Memorable Moments with Host Deion Imade

Deion Imade, Ford High School Weekly

For the past two years and nearly 100 episodes, Ford High School Weekly has championed all those who participate in and support high school athletics. From gridiron stars and hoop dreamers to sports reporters and coaches, we’ve gotten to know them all. Join us as we revisit several past interviews and memorable moments talking with those at the top...

Linemen Show Up In Record Numbers For Summer Camp

Lineman Camp at Bixby

Skill position players may get most of the headlines, but football experts know that games are often won or lost in the trenches. Although linemen may not get much of the glory, but they were the headliners at a recent camp in Bixby. Nearly 600 participants between 7th and 12th grade recently converged on Spartan Stadium and Lee Snider Field for...

Piedmont’s Fiegener Named Gatorade Softball Player Of The Year

Karissa Fiegener, Piedmont High School

What seemed like an ordinary summer day turned out to be anything but recently for Piedmont’s Karissa Fiegener. The talented senior was on her way to a Summer Pride softball workout when she glanced at her phone and noticed she’d received an email from Gatorade. Curious, she opened it and discovered she had just been named Oklahoma’s Gatorade Softball Player...

Doors Open Wide for Booker T. Washington WR/DB Micah Tease

Micah Tease

This week's guest on FHSW is Micah Tease, wide receiver/defensive back at Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School. According to 24/7 Sports, Micah is the #3 recruit in the class of 2023 in the state of Oklahoma.

David Castillo: ESPN’s #1 Point Guard in Class of ’24

David Castillo

Oklahoma Junior point guard for the Bartlesville Bruins, David Castillo, is now ESPN's number 1 ranked high school point guard in the class of 2024. He was a gold medalist with the 2021 USA Basketball Under 16 National Team, winning the championship in Xalpala, Mexico last summer.

The Landscape of College Recruiting for High School Athletes

Ford High School Weekly

Five years ago terms like Name Image Likeness, Transfer Portal and COVID-19 were unknown. Today they have combined to alter the way colleges recruit high school athletes. Deion Imade talks with Owasso Coach Bill Blankenship, Cameron Jourdan, High School Sports Reporter for the Oklahoman and Oklahoma Prep Redzone's Michael Knight about the way college recruiting works now. They explain...