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 By Justin Tinder    Sports    March 17, 2019 

OBU's Kelso Wins Number Five in Harding Victory

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist picked up an important conference baseball victory with a 2-1 win over visiting Harding University Friday night in Shawnee. The win improved OBU to 13-9 and 9-4 in the Great American Conference while Harding fell to...

 
 By Justin Tinder    Sports    March 14, 2019

Long, OBU Pick Up Wins Against Fort Hays

EDMOND – Oklahoma Baptist picked up a pair of impressive softball wins defeating Fort Hays State in doubleheader Wednesday in Edmond. The Lady Bison were 12-4 winners in game one and completed the sweep with a 11-8 victory in the nightcap. OBU...

 
 By Justin Tinder    Sports    March 10, 2019

Bison Bounce ECU, Advance to GAC Semis

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Oklahoma Baptist's basketball season lives on as the Bison emerged victorious in a hard-fought 73-66 win over East Central in the first round of the Great American Conference tournament. The win was OBU's first NCAA Division I...

 
 By Justin Tinder    Sports    March 6, 2019

Bison Bow Late Against Bronchos

EDMOND – Oklahoma Baptist had in-state rival Central Oklahoma wobbling but could not topple the Bronchos losing 7-2 Tuesday in baseball game at Edmond. OBU and UCO played seven innings knotted at two before the Bronchos broke open the game with...

 
 By Justin Tinder    Sports    March 3, 2019

OBU Women Drop Season-Ending Game to SAU

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist closed out its women's basketball season with a 73-58 loss to Southern Arkansas Saturday. The Lady Bison finished with a 10-18 record and were tenth in the Great American Conference with a 6-16 mark. OBU's Katy Cus...

 
 By Justin Tinder    Sports    March 3, 2019

OBU Baseball Finishes off Reddies, 6-2

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist added to its growing list of baseball wins beating visiting Henderson State, 6-2. The game concluded a three-game series in which the Bison won two-of-three. OBU, now 10-7 overall and 6-3 in the Great American...

 

Men Play UAM in Important Basketball Game

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist faces Arkansas-Monticello in a men's basketball game Thursday that will play an important role in determining the final Great American Conference tournament pairings. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. from Steelman...

 

Bison Complete Three-Game Sweep of NWOSU

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist finished off Northwestern Oklahoma State in impressive fashion taking both ends of a baseball doubleheader Monday in Alva. The Bison were 21-10 and 11-8 winners to complete a three-game sweep of the Rangers. OBU, now 8-6...

 

OBU Softball Wins Big in Final Game vs NWOSU

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist split its softball doubleheader with Northwestern Oklahoma State winning the final game, 15-3. The Bison were beaten 7-5 in the first game. OBU won two games in the four-game series and moved its record to 6-7 overall...

 

Bison Bested by ATU's Buzzer-Beating Shot

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist let a large second-half lead slip away allowing Arkansas Tech to escape with an 89-87 men's basketball victory Thursday in Shawnee. Alex Brown's putback of an errant three-point attempt with 0.4 seconds was enough to...

 

Women Tripped by Tech in Home Loss

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist lost meaningful ground in its efforts to gain a berth in the Great American Conference women's basketball tournament by suffering a 91-65 loss to visiting Arkansas Tech Thursday in Shawnee. OBU fell to 10-15 overall and...

 

Bison Clinch Tournament Spot with ECU Win

ADA, Okla. – Oklahoma Baptist put itself in a favorable spot heading into the final weeks of the men's basketball season with an important 66-64 victory over East Central. The win clinched a spot in the Great American Conference Tournament,...

 

Women Fall at Buzzer Against ECU, 70-67

ADA, Okla. – Oklahoma Baptist stayed step-for-step with East Central throughout much of the game, but it was the Tigers who came away with rugged 70-67 women's basketball victory. The loss dropped OBU to 10-14 overall and 6-12 in the Great...

 

OBU Women Fall Short in SNU Loss, 82-78

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist put together a spirited effort but came up short losing 82-78 to Southern Nazarene in a women's basketball game Thursday night in Bethany. The loss dropped OBU to 10-13 overall and 6-11 in the Great American Conference....

 

OBU Men Lose Road Game at Southern Nazarene

BETHANY – Oklahoma Baptist ran up against a red-hot basketball team losing 102-62 to nationally-ranked Southern Nazarene Thursday in Bethany. The 40-point margin was the Bison's biggest most lopsided loss this season. OBU still remains in good...

 

Pitchers Team to One-Hit ECU in Easy Win

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist used five different pitchers who all had turns in silencing East Central in a 13-2 baseball romp Tuesday in Shawnee. Starter A.J. Merkel along with relievers Hudson Pearson, Albert Monge, Caleb Bly and Shane Kelso teamed...

 

Softball Uses Big Fifth Inning in CCU Win

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist won its 2019 softball home opener, coming back for a 4-3 victory over visiting Colorado Christian Tuesday in Shawnee. Grace Van Horn pitched six solid innings and Shelby Savage had a two-run triple as part of a four-run...

 

Men Roll Over Visiting SWOSU, 83-69

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist righted itself in a big way with a comfortable 84-77 victory over visiting Southwestern Oklahoma. OBU, losers of three straight men's basketball games, regained some much-needed momentum improving to 12-10 on the year...

 

Women Battle SWOSU in Tight Game

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist challenged nationally-ranked Southwestern Oklahoma State for the entire game but the Bulldogs made plays down the stretch to earn a hard-fought 84-77 women's basketball win. The loss dropped OBU to 10-12 overall and 6-10...

 

Women Beat Southeastern at Buzzer, 74-72

DURANT, Okla. – Oklahoma Baptist stayed alive in its chase for a second straight berth in the Great American Conference post-season tournament with a 74-72 women's basketball victory at Southeastern Oklahoma. Autumn Avina's layup at the buzzer was...

 

OBU Men Start Slow, Lose 83-71 at Henderson

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- Oklahoma Baptist sputtered out of the starting blocks and could not regroup as the men's basketball team lost 83-71 at Henderson State. The loss dropped OBU's record 11-9 overall and 10-4 in the Great American Conference. OBU...

 

OBU's Track Collects 10 First-Place Finishes

NORMAN – Oklahoma Baptist was the top finishing school in both the men's and women's track competition at the Central Oklahoma Invitational Saturday in Norman. The Bison took home first-place finishes in 10 different events, five men and five women...

 

OBU's Blankenship Scores 36 in win over UAM

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist got a season-high 36 points from Victoria Blankenship and held off Arkansas Monticello down the stretch to emerge with a 75-70 women's basketball victory. The win evened OBU's record at 9-9 overall and 5-7 in the Great...

 

Women Make Easy Work of Visiting SAU

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist made certain of its outcome early taking care of visiting Southern Arkansas from early on in its way to an easy 67-47 victory in women's basketball action Thursday in Shawnee. Victoria Blankenship scored 20 and Katy...

 

Bison Reclaim GAC's Top Spot After SAU Win

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist muscled itself into a first-place tie atop the Great American Conference men's basketball standings beating league-leader Southern Arkansas 88-72 Thursday night in Shawnee. The win improved OBU to 10-7 on the year and...

 

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