Who picked it best?
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 5/14/2018 9:27:04 AM
If you’re a loyal Skordle reader, you know Ben Johnson and myself recently made our picks for the winners of the state slowpitch softball and large-school baseball tournaments.How’d we do?Well, with some picks, we looked like geniuses (Ft. ...
It's Playoff Time!
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 2/12/2018 3:48:36 PM
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It's January. Let's Get Married.
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 1/3/2018 1:27:10 PM
It’s January, which means if you blink, basketball season will be over.Sure, the calendar says there are two more months, but look more closely.This, of course, is the first of two big tournament weekends in the month.Next week we will catc...
SWEET HOME...
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 10/25/2017 3:02:14 PM
Had to take a week off from the Suite last week as I had to play catch-up after a return trip to Alabama the week before.My stepfather passed away in July and we returned to his hometown for a memorial service.He was the reason I moved to A...
WE WERE ON A BREAK!
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 10/12/2017 8:57:03 AM
WE WERE ON A BREAK!In case you missed it, the OSSAA has a series of area meetings planned all across the state this month with an eight-item agenda.Perhaps the most interesting that will be discussed is implementing a "dead period" for summ...
We're Going Streaking!
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 10/4/2017 6:53:33 PM
We're going streaking...Wagoner is going to break the state's 11-man win streak this week when it hosts McLain on Friday night.A likely win will give Dale Condict's program its 43rd straight victory since losing to Cascia Hall on Oct. 3, 20...
See...I Told You So
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 9/27/2017 2:46:13 PM
See, I told you so...Last week I made of list of teams and laid out why most of them were looking forward to getting into district action for this football season.For the most part, it held true:Jenks beat Norman 58-7. No surprise here.Brok...
District Play Can't Get Here Soon Enough
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 9/21/2017 2:43:03 PM
District play can't get here soon enoughIt's not uncommon for teams to cut their teeth on a brutal schedule to start their seasons.Good teams will enter district play with multiple blemishes, but battle-tested. It serves them well in the "s...
And the Answer Is...
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 9/13/2017 3:29:02 PM
And the answer is....I posed the question last week and my research staff soon had an answer.When was the last time the Jenks football program lost four games in a row?It was a realistic chance of it happening entering last week's Backyard ...
Barry Said It Would Happen
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 9/6/2017 2:46:04 PM
As I said in last week's column, "Swisher's Suite" has made its return. If you're a former reader of CoachesAid, you probably have an idea of what I'm talking about. If you're under 21, you probably just googled "CoachesAid" to figure out w...
Swisher's Suite is Back
by Michael Swisher (@michaelswisher) 8/30/2017 9:13:00 PM
Same name, different site (and app). Swisher's Suite was first featured on CoachesAid.com and even on the pages of the Kingfisher Times and Free Press. But like a bad reputation, the name of my column follows me everywhere. I hope you enjoy...



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