Archive: 03/10/18: Saturday
Late Comeback Forces OT, Gives Lady Hornets 5A Girls State Title
In a state title game that honestly started out pretty slowly, fans were treated to a fantastic finish and five extra minutes. However, in the end, Booker T. Washington and Rhys Anderson were too much, winning the Class 5A state title game, 56-49, at the Mabee Center in Tulsa. Anderson's steal and layup gave the Lady Hornets a 52-47 lead late in OT. The Lady Hornets' comeback was the second of two spirited ones, the first being Pryor's in the third quarter. Pryor's Chloe Martin and ...
Putnam City North Wins Its First Boys Basketball Championship
The first title is always the sweetest, right? It sure is for Putnam City North, who won the Class 6A boys state basketball title Saturday night against Edmond Santa Fe in Tulsa. The Panthers withstood a strong third quarter by the Wolves to claim the championship at the Mabee Center. PC North beat Tulsa Union and Norman North in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively, to get to the Saturday night tilt vs. Josh Williams' squad.
Memorial Hangs On To Repeat As Class 5A Boys Basketball Champs
It's tough to play the same team four times in a season, and it's even tougher to win three of them. But that's what the Tulsa Memorial Chargers did Saturday afternoon in the Class 5A boys state title game from the Mabee Center in Tulsa. The final score was 77-67. But it wasn't without a fight from the Booker T. Washington Hornets. After Memorial opened a 48-34 and a 54-38 lead in the third quarter, Trey Phipps and Jaycson Bereal lead the Hornets on a 12-0 run to cut it to 54-50 ea...
Bhinhar's Free Throw Leads Owasso To 6A Girls Basketball Title
Mya Bhinhar hit a free throw with :09 left and Terryn Milton iced it to give the Owasso Rams a 53-51 win in the Class 6A girls state championship basketball game Saturday in Tulsa. Owasso led most of the game, but the Lady Patriots made a spirited comeback in the fourth quarter led by Cenara Skanes and Megan McAlpin. Putnam City West cut the lead to 49-47 with a corner three from junior Megan McAlpin, but Owasso answered with a coast-to-coast bucket and a 51-47 edge with 2:00 to pla...
State Workers Vote To Strike Alongside Teachers If They Don’t Get Raises
The planned statewide teacher strike planned for next month has now grown significantly, as thousands of state employees decided to officially join the cause. Oklahoma Public Employee Association board members believe there is strength in numbers.