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ECU Men's Basketball Puts Four-Game Winning Streak to Arkansas

ADA – After four-straight winning games at the Kerr Activities Center, the East Central University men's basketball team will take its fight to the road, playing two games in Arkansas this weekend. The Tigers (7-4, 4-2 GAC) will start their trip...

 

Avina Wins USBWA Women's Weekly Award

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Honors continue for Oklahoma Baptist women's basketball star Autumn Avina who was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Women's Division II National Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 6. The senior guard from...

 

Avina Wins Second GAC Player-of-Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist's Autumn Avina won for the second time this year the Great American Conference women's basketball player-of-the-week for her impressive efforts against Ouachita Baptist and Henderson State. Avina, a 5-6 senior...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    January 9, 2019

Daniel Eibel and Bethany Franks Open 2019 as Bulldogs of the Week

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The first Bulldogs of the Week for 2019 have been named with awards going to basketball standouts Daniel Eibel and Bethany Franks. The award is bought to you by Wright Wradio, home of the Bulldogs over the airwaves on both...

 

Hilaire Scores Rogers State's First Triple-Double In 104-62 Win Over Ecclesia

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Saint Hilaire scored Rogers State's first ever triple-double as the Hillcats powered their way to a 104-62 victory over Ecclesia College Monday afternoon at the Claremore Expo Center. Hilaire, a senior guard, finished with 11 poi...

 

African medical student continues great-grandfather's legacy

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Megan Tarantal never met her great-grandfather. But she's continuing the legacy that he created when he cared for the people of Pierce County. Which is why she recently traveled from her home in Capetown, South Africa, to...

 

Oklahoma City church has politically powerful parishioners

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Late on a recent Sunday afternoon, the Rev. Joseph Alsay stood before his congregation and assorted guests in bright vestments over a pinstriped suit and cufflinks, his backdrop the strewn hay of a Bethlehem manger. "In our...

 

Texas training for wind power jobs literally has ups, downs

HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Snoddy was first to climb the 18-foot ladder. The Houston Chronicle reports as the kid who found the tallest trees and front-flipped off buildings, Snoddy, 36, wasn't worried about the height. He knew it would be part of his...

 

Mayo Clinic dog offers her skills to patients in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A new employee at Mayo Clinic Health System has made quite the impression. Patients stop her in the hallway to greet her and roll down their windows when she walks by in the parking lot to offer a quick hello. Her photo ID sa...

 

Enid mayor receives award from newspaper, community groups

ENID, Okla. (AP) — There's one phrase in Enid that everyone's heard at least once during the last eight years, and it comes from a man with deep Oklahoma and Enid roots. "It's a great day in Enid, Oklahoma." Mayor Bill Shewey has been named one of...

 

Oklahoma teachers take nontraditional paths to the classroom

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Susan Kleps is an art teacher at Tulsa's Webster High School whose first career was as a medic in the United States Army. Emilee Iverson teaches remedial geometry at Broken Arrow High School after recently graduating from...

 

Ex-lieutenant governor lands job with cybersecurity firm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's outgoing lieutenant governor has landed a job with an Oklahoma City cybersecurity technology firm. Two-term Republican Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb announced Tuesday that he's joining TriCorps, a privately held company that...

 

Oklahoma game warden catches poacher via dating app

CHECOTAH, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman looking for love got more than she bargained for when she unwittingly shared her exhilaration about illegally shooting a "bigo buck" on a dating app with a state game warden. Oklahoma Game Warden Cannon...

 

House, Senate elect leaders ahead of 2019 session start

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature has convened for an organizational day and formally elected House and Senate leaders for the 2019 session that starts next month. The House on Tuesday elected Atoka banker Charles McCall to a second...

 

Oklahoma governor candidate's murder-for-hire trial delayed

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The attempted murder-for-hire trial of an ex-Oklahoma zookeeper and one-time Libertarian candidate for governor has been postponed. Court documents filed Dec. 21 show a federal judge agreed to a defense request for more time...

 

Oklahoma triple homicide home same as 2018 unsolved slaying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say a home where three people were found slain is the same home where a woman was found dead less than a year ago in a still unsolved homicide. Sgt. Gary Knight says police conducting a welfare check about...

 

New Kansas governor names prisons chief, health agency head

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov.-elect Laura Kelly plans to put a former corrections secretary back in charge of the Kansas prison system and have a military doctor run the state health department. The incoming Democratic governor also plans to...

 

2 charged in contract killing of pregnant Kansas mother

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two men have been charged with capital murder for the alleged contract killing of a pregnant Kansas mother who was found dead on Christmas Day, according to investigators. Prosecutors allege in a criminal complaint filed...

 

Kansas state treasurer running for US Senate seat in 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. LaTurner declared his candidacy Tuesday for the Republican nomination, less than a week after four-term GOP Sen. Pat Roberts announced that he will...

 

Woman sentenced for swerving into, killing 2 men in Kansas

COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old woman has been sentenced to seven years and four months in prison for swerving into two men as they walked across a southeast Kansas street. The Joplin Globe reports that Shelby Colon received the sentence after...

 

Driver was drunk when he crashed into creek, drowned

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A coroner says a driver who drowned seven months ago after a Topeka crash was drunk. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that an autopsy report released Monday shows that 63-year-old Ricky Lynn Leece's blood-alcohol level...

 

Colorado's Jared Polis makes history as gay governor

DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis' inauguration Tuesday as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue — and other celebratory colors of the LGBTQ community — as he vowed to expand health care, pursue...

 

House Democrats demand briefing on Russia sanctions decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of seven House committees are calling on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to explain why the United States is easing sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. It's one of the first moves of...

 

US government says shutdown shouldn't stop Keystone hearing

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government shutdown may prevent Justice Department attorneys from going before a Montana judge next week to ask him to lift his hold on Keystone XL oil pipeline construction. But the federal attorneys and the Canadian...

 

USDA: Food stamps will be funded through February

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is...

 

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