Broadbent tabbed to lead Leedey girls
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 6/15/2018 8:54:28 PM
He’s not returning home - or even that close - but Luke Broadbent’s next coaching stop will certainly feel that way.Broadbent last Tuesday was approved as the next girls’ basketball coach at Leedey.Carpenter succeeds Lance Carpenter, who ha...
Garber lures Lamle away from Shattuck
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 6/8/2018 1:36:08 PM
The allure of being closer to home is real and that helped Will Jones land the coach he thinks will get Garber football and baseball back on the map.Garber’s board of education Friday afternoon unanimously approved Blake Lamle as the school...
OSSAA June meeting roundup: Holland Hall gains full OSSAA membership
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 6/8/2018 9:06:03 AM
Holland Hall is officially official now.The Dutch, after joining the OSSAA ranks following a departure from the Southwest Preparatory Conference, had to go through a two-year provisional period before the Oklahoma Secondary School Activitie...
Walden named Red Oak boys basketball coach
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 6/6/2018 10:31:11 AM
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Chicago Cubs draft Broken Arrow's Kohl Franklin
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 6/5/2018 11:19:50 PM
Baseball scouts didn’t many chances to see Kohl Franklin in 2018. The Broken Arrow senor was nursing a fractured foot while his Tiger teammates were making a run to the Class 6A state tournament.But was he worried about his name being c...
Skordle Showdown: State's best 7-on-7 coming soon
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 5/30/2018 2:49:46 PM
Work don’t stop.Beast don’t rest.Football is life.Swisher reigns supreme.Three of those slogans will be on full display the fourth weekend in June when the Skordle Showdown lands on both sides of the state, bringing you the biggest and best...
Union rallies for 6A crown
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 5/16/2018 10:05:12 AM
6A: Union rallies late, walks it off for state title TULSA — Zack Doak’s stuff wasn’t working against Westmoore. Yet, the Union senior ended up with gold in his hands following Union’s 3-2 dramatic victory in the Cl...
Assistant Keith Riggs to take over at Jenks
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 5/4/2018 4:06:01 PM
Jenks has found Allan Trimble’s heir apparent. On Friday afternoon, Jenks football’s Twitter account announced that the school district had selected Keith Riggs as the new head football coach.“Excited to announce that Asst. HC &am...
Shidler beats Dover twice in same game after OSSAA calls for resumption of contest
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 4/27/2018 5:01:43 PM
Dover’s baseball season ended Friday afternoon when Dylan Walker struck out to end a 5-2 defeat to Shidler in a Class B regional consolation game in Drummond.It ended the same way thousands and thousands of games before it had ended…only it...
Eric Smith to take over Dale girls program
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 4/27/2018 7:22:07 AM
One of the top names in Oklahoma high school girls basketball coaching circles is heading to one of the state’s most tradition-rich programs.Eric Smith has accepted the girls basketball position at Dale. He made the decision earlier this we...
Duncan tabs Cobble as new head coach
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 4/26/2018 4:47:55 PM
DUNCAN — J.T. Cobble is the new head football coach at Duncan High School, after the school board approved the hire at Thursday night's special meeting.Cobble takes over for Craig Benson, who was at the helm for Duncan the past four seasons...
Victory Christian 'Dubs' Maddox as next coach
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 4/23/2018 1:48:40 PM
TULSA — Cross Dub Maddox’s name off the list of potential replacements for Allan Trimble at Jenks. On Monday, Victory Christian named Maddox as its new head coach, replacing Ron Smith who stepped down in late March.The school confirmed...
Justin Jones to be named North North’s head coach
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 4/17/2018 8:38:24 AM
Norman North is slated to name Justin Jones as the Timberwolves’ new head football coach at Monday night’s board meeting, several sources have indicated.The Oklahoman’s Jacob Unruh first reported Norman North’s intention to hire Jones on Mo...
Trimble makes retirement official
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 4/12/2018 3:47:36 PM
JENKS — Allan Trimble has acquired plenty of hardware throughout his coaching career. But he’ll treasure the sentimental items more as he ventures into retirement, which for him begins June 30.“It’s not the trophies,” Trimble said when aske...
Ron Smith steps down at Victory Christian
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 3/26/2018 1:31:33 PM
TULSA — Ron Smith’s return to coaching was a successful one. After initially retiring after stepping down at Bartlesville, Smith returned to coaching at Victory Christian in 2015, and the Conquerors never missed a beat.Smith, though, has st...
Eli Hale Wins National Title
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 3/22/2018 2:38:56 PM
Leaving Oklahoma State to transfer to Central Oklahoma wasn’t easy for him. But Eli Hale made the move with one thing in mind: being a national champion.He accomplished exactly that when he dominated Upper Iowa’s Maleek Williams in the Divi...
Oologah football coaching hire
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 3/11/2018 8:50:14 PM
OOLOGAH — Chase Kime is set to become Oologah’s next head football coach, according to multiple sources this weekend. The decision could be finalized as soon as Monday with Oologah’s school board set to meet at 6 p.m.Under “action items to ...
Kirckhart steps down
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 3/8/2018 6:47:39 PM
Chad Kirkhart has stepped down as head football coach at Hilldale High School. Kirkhart confirmed the move on Thursday afternoon.He steps down after compiling a 74-23 record in eight seasons. The Hornets picked up district titles on Kirkhar...
HS football coaches on the move
by Ben Johnson (@BenJohnsonTUL) 3/7/2018 4:50:50 PM
Davis High School, in an effort to fill the vacancy left by long-time football coach Jody Weber, tabled the hiring of a head football coach on Tuesday night at a special board of education meeting. Weber stepped down in January after leadin...



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