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 By Leslie Nation    Sports    August 18, 2017 

Ladybugs struggle against Elk City at home

The Alva High School Ladybugs hosted the Elk City Elkettes on Monday in a tough battle as they struggled to get the bats going at the plate. The Ladybugs' defense held strong to start the top of the...

 

10 Rangers to Watch Series: Maurice Wright Jr.

The Northwestern Oklahoma State Athletic Department has been announcing ten Rangers throughout the summer that Ranger fans can expect to make direct impacts on their team's success. These athletes...

 

Pieces falling into place for Liddell and company

Following a tough 2016 campaign that saw his club finish with a record of 0-17 (0-12 GAC), Rangers head women's soccer coach Craig Liddell admitted that last season was an eye-opening one and one that he and his team both know is well in the past....

 

Sadiaa Jones made associate director of athletics

Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Brad Franz has announced that Sadiaa Jones will be made an associate director of athletics after a year of being an assistant AD. "I am extremely happ...

 
 By Dave Skretta    Sports    August 18, 2017 

K-State hopes returning secondary can hold up in Big 12

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The school that once produced Chris Canty and Thorpe Award winner Terence Newman has struggled to defend in recent years in the pass-happy Big 12. It still draws Kansas State coach Bill Snyder's ire. The hard-to-please Hall...

 

Time to #MakeOurStand: 2017 Football Preview

Shawnee– While the Bison are still in camp, salivating for their first game, one practice is in the long-term plans for Oklahoma Baptist's football coaches and players. "We have a goal to practice on Nov. 13," said Bison head coachChris Jensen....

 

SWOSU Soccer Named Preseason GAC Favorite

Russelville, Ark. –SWOSU Soccer has been named the preseason favorite to win the Great American Conference in 2017 by the league's head coaches. The poll was released Tuesday afternoon by the conference office. The Bulldogs garnered four...

 

Saddia Jones Made Associate Director of Athletics

Alva, Okla. –Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics, Brad Franz has announced that Sadiaa Jones will be made an Associate Director of Athletics after a year of being an Assistant AD. "I am extremely happy with the work that Sadiaa has...

 

Gailen's double leads Tulsa to 3-1 win over Corpus Christi

Tulsa, Okla. (AP) -- Blake Gailen hit a two-run double in the fourth inning, leading the Tulsa Drillers to a 3-1 win over the Corpus Christi Hooks in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday. Corey Copping struck Jason Martin out with a runner...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    August 16, 2017

Oklahoma State carries big expectations for Big 12 title

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Even by Oklahoma State's lofty standards, this year's offense should be exceptional. Quarterback Mason Rudolph and receiver James Washington are back for their senior seasons. Rudolph is statistically one of the best...

 

Locastro's homer leads Okla. City to 2-0 win over Round Rock

Oklahoma City (AP) -- Tim Locastro hit a two-run homer in the third inning to give the Oklahoma City Dodgers a 2-0 win over the Round Rock Express in the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday. Okla. City starter Justin Masterson (10-5) picked up...

 
 By Dave Skretta    Sports    August 13, 2017

K-State's Bill Snyder back on the sidelines for another year

Manhattan, Kan. (AP) — Bill Snyder likes to spin a well-worn story about an old man from western Kansas, who had driven through the night many years ago to visit Kansas State's coach after a victory in the Copper Bowl. Snyder was in the early... Full story

 

Expectations high for upcoming season

It was exactly the start that Northwestern Oklahoma State Head Football Coach Matt Walter was looking for in 2016, earning a big season opening win over Arkansas-Monticello, 59-56, in one of the most thrilling games of the Great American Conference...

 

Reinvented Rangers ready to roll

New head Ranger volleyball coach Jeremy White and his squad have undergone a mental and physical transformation that will be on full display when they step onto the court this fall. The Rangers will enter the season ranked 10th in the Great American...

 

10 Rangers to Watch Series: Madison McGraw

The Northwestern Oklahoma State Athletic Department have been announcing ten Rangers throughout the summer that Ranger fans can expect to make direct impacts on their team's success. These athletes...

 

Wonder Boys Football to host first fall scrimmage

Russelville, Ark.- The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football team will host its first scrimmage of the fall campaign this Tuesday, August 15. Kickoff from Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field is set for 8:15 a.m. Admission is free and the event is open to...

 

OBU Football Scrimmage Postponed to Monday

Shawnee– Due to the rain and possible storms, Oklahoma Baptist has postponed its football scrimmage to 2 p.m. Monday. The team will have a walk-thru Monday morning in lieu of its regularly scheduled practice. The Bison open the season Sept. 2 at...

 

Lancaster adds more talent to deep roster

Head men's and women's cross country coach Jill Lancaster has announced the addition of five athletes to the women's cross country team. These athletes will join five returning runners to provide coach Lancaster with a diverse amount of talent to...

 

Ladybugs open Woodward Softball Tournament strong

WOODWARD - The Alva High School Ladybugs softball team opened up the Woodward Fast Pitch Softball Tournament on a strong Wednesday, picking up two wins against Kingfisher and Woodward junior varsity....

 
 By Dave Skretta    Sports    August 11, 2017

Snyder, Ertz could give K-State another winning combo

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bill Snyder is back on the sideline and Jesse Ertz is back under center, and those two facts alone are enough to make Kansas State a dangerous contender in a wide-open Big 12 this season. The 77-year-old coach underwent treat...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    August 11, 2017

Oklahoma State confidently seeks Big 12 title

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Even by Oklahoma State's lofty standards, this year's offense should be exceptional. Quarterback Mason Rudolph and receiver James Washington are back for their senior seasons. Rudolph is statistically one of the best...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    August 11, 2017

Oklahoma's Riley faces high expectations in first year

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lincoln Riley has taken over for longtime Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops, yet little has changed about Sooner football. As usual, Oklahoma is expected to make a run at Big 12 and national titles. "It's not anything that...

 

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