Category Archives: Sports

Late field goal dooms TU

The University of South Florida Bulls invaded Tulsa’s H.A. Chapman Stadium Friday night and handed the TU Golden Hurricane one of its most heartbreaking defeats in recent memory, escaping with a 25-24 victory on a last-second field goal. Continue reading

Oklahoma Archery Season begins

The 8.5-month-long wait is over today for thousands of hunters as archery seasons open for deer and several other big game animals.

“This is an exciting time of year for hunters, as it is the first time of the fall when they can get into the woods and try to bag some big game,” said Nels Rodefeld, chief of the Information and Education Division for the OK Department of Wildlife Conservation.   Continue reading

Tulsa Drillers win Texas League

The 20-year title drought for the Tulsa Drillers is over.  The Drillers completed a three-game sweep of the Texas League Championship Series Friday night with a 5-2 win over San Antonio.  The victory gave Tulsa its first Texas League Championship since 1998 and its first since becoming a Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate just four years ago. Continue reading

Monday wins Iba Citizen Athlete Award

Kenny Monday is a native Tulsan who started his wrestling career at age 6 at the local YMCA where wrestling became his passion. He will be named the male recipient at the Rotary Club of Tulsa’s 25th Annual Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards  in June.

Monday won four State titles and went undefeated in high school with an amazing record of 140-0. In his collegiate career at Oklahoma State, he was a three-time NCAA finalist, who took top-prize in 1984 as the NCAA National Champion.    Continue reading