Category Archives: Sports

Bob Stoops steps aside at Oklahoma

Coach Bob Stoops

A national sports writer once opined that Bob Stoops is the kind of coach that “arrives on campus and makes you happy for the rest of your life.” This fan could not agree more. Bob Stoops is revered in Oklahoma for many things, but most of all for being the kind of coach any parent would be wise to trust with their children. That is not a small thing.

Stoops taught excellence in physical skills and in growing up – straight up – solid in character – loyal, honorable and trustworthy in foundational ways to mature young men during both success and disappointment.  Continue reading

Boating policy fine print important

Knowing what’s in your boat’s insurance policy could mean the difference between having to pay significant costs out of pocket for a claim or coming away from the claims experience in good shape. What do you need to know? Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) takes a look at the fine print on seven of the most important coverages. Continue reading

Drillers return for 6-game homestand

The Tulsa Drillers will be returning to ONEOK Field for a 6-game homestand against a pair of South Division rivals; the San Antonio Missions and Corpus Christi Hooks, beginning on Tuesday, May 30.

Both series will mark the first home games against the South Division opponents for Tulsa this season as the Drillers will host the Missions (Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres) May 30 – June 1 and the Hooks (Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros) June 2-4.   Continue reading

Jason Christie resigns from Tulsa Oilers

Coach Jason Christie. Photo by Kevin Pyle

The Jason Christie era for the Tulsa Oilers Hockey club is officially over.

The winningest coach in the history of the ECHL tendered his resignation with the team on Monday morning. Behind the bench in Tulsa for two seasons, Christie compiled a 64-67-9-4 record as Tulsa’s Head Coach. Tulsa finished ninth in the Western Conference and one point shy of a playoff spot in 2015-16, Christie’s first season.   Continue reading

Roughnecks blank Orange County

Ian Svantesson celebrates his first of two goals on Saturday night

TULSA, OK—Winning decisively against a quality opponent is always a good thing, but doing it twice in three nights is so much better, as the Tulsa Roughnecks FC handed the Orange County SC a 4-0 loss in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 4,119 at ONEOK Field on Saturday night.

One again, the one-two punch of Ian Svantesson and Juan Pablo Caffa made a huge difference for the Roughnecks on the score sheet, with Svantesson once again turning in a “brace” (two goals), his second in as many games.  Continue reading