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Third-Quarter Struggles Sink Lady Bison

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Despite a career performance from Charissa Price, Oklahoma Baptist dropped to 1-3 in the Great American Conference by virtue of an 83-71 loss against Southwestern Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon in Weatherford. Price only...

 

Junior pours in career-high 26 points off SNU bench as Storm beat OC 89-77

BETHANY, Okla. — After starting off the season with seven of its first eight games on the road, Southern Nazarene's women's team returned to their home floor on Friday night and took down cross-town rival Oklahoma Christian 89-77 in an impressive f...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    December 16, 2018

#22 Lady Bulldogs Race Past OBU With Big Second Half

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The No. 22-ranked SWOSU Women's Basketball team outscored Oklahoma Baptist 20-4 in the third quarter, overcoming a nine-point halftime deficit and pushing ahead for an 83-71 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Pioneer...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    December 16, 2018

Bulldogs Drop Conference Contest to Bison

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – A 13-2 run to open the second half provided Oklahoma Baptist enough cushion to hold off the SWOSU Men's Basketball team for an 87-74 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center. The Bulldogs took control...

 

Southern Nazarene stuns Lady Eagles

BETHANY, Okla. (Dec. 14, 2018) – The Oklahoma Christian-Southern Nazarene basketball rivalry is replete with mystifying results, and another was added to the list Friday night in the Sawyer Center. Oklahoma Christian entered as the favorite, alread...

 

Fast Start Propels Hillcats to 75-57 Win over Rockhurst

CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State women's basketball team got off to a fast start and never looked back in a 75-57 victory over Rockhurst on Saturday (Dec. 15) at the Claremore Expo Center. With the win, the Cats (5-6) won both games of their...

 

Harding Posts Comeback Victory at Ouachita

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Sophomore Romen Martin scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half and led Harding to an 86-84 victory over Ouachita Baptist Saturday in Great American Conference men's basketball action at Vining Arena. It was Harding's...

 

Lampo, Caples Lead Harding to 21-Point Win at Ouachita

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Sophomore Kellie Lampo scored 25 points and sophomore Carissa Caples added a career-high 23 and Harding defeated Ouachita Baptist 66-45 Saturday in Great American Conference women's basketball at Vining Arena. Harding (7-2, 3-1)...

 

Fourth Quarter Proves Pivotal in Reddies' 79-70 Loss to UAM

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Henderson State and Arkansas-Monticello were tied 55-55 heading into the fourth quarter on Saturday, but the Reddies were out-scored 24-15 in the final period and fell to the Blossoms 79-70. HSU shot just 41.4 percent and commit...

 

Late UAM Run Carries Weevils Past Henderson 73-58

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Henderson State led 56-54 with six minutes to play on Saturday afternoon against Arkansas-Monticello but were out-scored 19-2 down the stretch as the Weevils pulled away late to win it 73-58 at the Duke Wells Center. The...

 

Lawton teen, man charged with murder in separate slayings

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A teenager and a 35-year-old man face murder charges in separate slayings in Lawton. Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old child in October. Investigators say...

 

Small earthquake recorded in northwestern Oklahoma

WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake has been recorded in northwestern Oklahoma. The U.S.G.S. recorded the magnitude 3.1 quake at 12:09 a.m. Saturday about 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Woodward and about...

 

Muskogee native performs on keyboard at Bush service

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Muskogee native Sharon Lietzow holds dear her memories of President George Herbert Walker Bush. From the times of shaking his hand along with his wife Barbara on Sundays to the gift they gave her on the birth of Lietzow's fir...

 

Oklahoma photographer provides courtesy photos to veterans

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Jessie Newell's grandfather talked fondly of the friendships he formed while serving in the U.S. Army, but he didn't have many pictures of himself or memorabilia from his World War II experiences. The lack of mementos seemed...

 

Body found by Oklahoma highway crew is that of missing man

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a body found by a state Department of Transportation crew is that of a man missing for about a week. The OSBI says the body of 50-year-old Thomas Tisher of Cleveland, Oklahoma,...

 

Drilling rigs bring workers, tax windfall to Oklahoma

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — As drilling for oil and natural gas increases, some Oklahoma towns are reaping the economic benefits from temporary workers who need food, plus housing that often comes in the form of recreational vehicles. In the middle...

 

Man convicted in 2015 shooting deaths of 2 people in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The last of several men charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of two people in Wichita has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and other counts. Kansas prosecutors say 22-year-old Jamion Wimbley, of Wichita,...

 

Lawrence brewery sells beer for California wildfire victims

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas brewery is selling a new specialty beer to help raise money for a Northern California community destroyed by the state's deadliest wildfire last month. Free State Brewing Company in Lawrence is joining 1,400...

 

Kansas given $6.9 million gift to research early human life

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A $6.9 million gift from a late geologist and his wife will be used to help University of Kansas researchers better understand early human life in the Americas. Joseph and Maude Ruth Cramer established the Odyssey...

 

Republicans name top Kobach deputy to Kansas Senate seat

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans have picked Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's top deputy to fill a vacant state Senate seat, making the chamber more conservative. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Assistant Secretary of State Eric...

 

Alabama schools prepare to monitor juvenile sex offenders

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama education officials plan to create a model policy so that all public school systems are ready to monitor student sex offenders in two years. State Superintendent Eric Mackey says that each local education authority c...

 

Interior Secretary Zinke resigning, cites 'vicious' attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday. In his...

 

Almost every part of Trump's life is under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigations now entangle Donald Trump's White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination. Less than two years into...

 

Mexico aims to boost crude output by 45 percent before 2025

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador detailed plans Saturday to "rescue" the national oil industry by boosting crude production at the state-owned oil company by 45 percent before 2025. Speaking from Ciudad del Carmen,...

 

Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming. The deal agreed upon at U.N....

 

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