• Editor’s note: There are more questions than answers regarding when, and how, college football will begin again. Each week until next season, The Transcript will produce its Watch List to monitor developments, setbacks or points of interest surrounding college football’s anticipated return.
Jalen Hurts and Maggie Nichols were named Big 12 Athletes of the Year on Thursday, giving Oklahoma a sweep for the third time in five years.
STILLWATER, Okla. — It’s been more than two years since Jeffrey Carroll wore an Oklahoma State basketball uniform, but he’s hoping to give Cowboy fans something to cheer for later this summer.
• Editor’s note: The Transcript staff is writing columns this week about the first professional athletes they met and where their careers went.
McAlester Chief of Police Roy Anders and desk sergeant Tom Holleman founded the McAlester Boxing Club in the spring of 1947, and Don Vaughan was one of its earliest members. It is then that his boxing career began.
UPDATED (1:35 p.m.) — Oklahoma announced it will begin voluntary football workouts July 1, including a list of protocols and precautions.
Friday’s special board of directors meeting of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association in Oklahoma City may well be remembered as a seminal moment for OSSAA.
• Editor’s note: The Transcript staff is writing columns this week about the first live sporting events that shaped them.
A deeply divided Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors rejected a proposed plan that would have placed significant restrictions on a return to prep sports in Oklahoma.
Norman Public Schools, along with Oklahoma’s other school districts, will adhere to its own set of health and safety guidelines this summer.
Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, in a notice sent to its members on Tuesday, said it was delaying announcing its plans for the resumption of activities.
Lincoln Riley warned against bringing college football players back to campus too soon, calling the idea of a June 1 return “ridiculous” during a video conference with reporters Thursday.
• Editor’s note: The Transcript staff is writing columns this week about the most memorable individual performances they’ve covered.
Tim Langford became the Oklahoma head men’s and women’s track and field and cross country coach Wednesday, after serving as the interim since August.
While we continue to deal with so much uncertainty, it nonetheless is a positive sign some sports locally are beginning to offer us a potential sports Christmas in June. That is, unless the government grinch steps in.
Jace Bohrofen isn't far from his grandfather’s home, or as it's recently become, the host site to games of catch between him and his brother, Braxton.
Were you driving along Constitution Street, the road that bisects the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club, a few minutes after 4 p.m. on Thursday, you might have noticed three golf carts parked on the ninth tee. If you looked closely, you might have seen each cart had just one golf bag on it.
• Editor’s note: There are more questions than answers regarding when, and how, college football will begin again. Each week until next season, The Transcript will produce a Watch List to monitor developments, setbacks or points of interest surrounding college football’s anticipated return.
In a polarized media landscape in which facts are ignored by those vested in ignoring them or those who practice fealty to those vested in ignoring them, it’s possible this next sentence might be new information.
When Scott Morris arrived in Enid to become the Lady Jets' first-ever head basketball coach at Northern Oklahoma College Enid he told his wife it was only going to be a temporary stop. Then they fell in love with Enid. But now, after 19 highly successful years, Morris is moving on.
The 8th Annual Lion Heart Run is moving forward as scheduled on Saturday, May 16, despite the ongoing pandemic forcing cancellations of various events over the last couple of months.
While we can debate the necessity of the shutdowns, the length of the shutdowns or the severity of what became labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization, there is little doubting the impact.
Editor’s note: This week, The Transcript staff is writing columns about anything in their lives that served as an entryway to sports.
Making a sincere attempt to understand the rights college athletes received from the NCAA earlier this week, rights they can begin exercising during the 2021-2022 academic year, feels like an exercise in imagining unintended consequences.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Former Norman Transcript sports editor and longtime Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel has been a personality in the state for some time.
It appears Russell Westbrook will miss just about all of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s training camp and possibly the beginning of the 2018-19 NBA season.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Tim Tadlock and Chris Beard, two of Texas Tech’s most popular athletic figures, shared an enlightening moment earlier this month when detailing the stark contrast between the draft process in their respective sports.
The Transcript is running a Thunder evaluation series, publishing one article a day on a different Oklahoma City player. We will start with the guards. Monday’s player is Russell Westbrook.
When Big 12 Conference officials decided to resume the conference championship game this season, reactions were mixed.
This Week's Circulars
- OSU professor charged with sexual communication with minors after Pawnee County sting
- Woman claims self-defense in Wednesday fatal shooting
- Stillwater man charged with stalking ex-girlfriend
- Stillwater man injured in three-vehicle wreck
- SJH teacher appearing in court Wednesday
- Stillwater woman killed in car wreck near Altus
- Payne County Commission approves early Phase 3 re-opening
- Saliki named director of OSU Vet Med's Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab
- Glencoe man arrested on charges of feloniously pointing a firearm
- In search of cool summer fun: Pools and splash pads to begin opening for the season