Rep. Sheila Dills, R-Tulsa, today commented on statements from the NCAA that they will pull championship events from locations where transgender biologically male athletes are not allowed to participate in girl’s or women’s sports. The news came after passage of Senate Bill 2, the Save Women’s Sports Act, in a House committee last week.
The act requires public school or college athletic teams to be designated based on biological sex. Dills is a coauthor of the bill.
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has announced that drawings for seasonal waterfowl blind sites have changed because of COVID-19. Now new procedures will be followed to comply with state and federal health guidelines. Information in the 2020-21 Hunting and Fishing Regulations Guide has been superseded by the following new procedures.
Kyle Grooms, who has spent the past eight years as director of football operations at The University of Tulsa, has been promoted to the position of associate athletics director for internal operations, announced today by director of athletics Dr. Derrick Gragg. Continue reading
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane won for the first time since their season-opening win against Central Arkansas, defeating the UConn Huskies 49-14 Saturday night at H.A. Chapman Stadium. The Homecoming crowd witnessed TU fall behind 10-0 to the Huskies in the first quarter before storming back with 28 points in the second frame, while holding UConn to a field goal. Continue reading
The Big 12 Conference has selected Tulsa and BOK Center as the host for the 2019 Big 12 Wrestling Championship. Dates are scheduled for March 9 & 10 at BOK Center and this marks the the third neutral-site conference championship for the sport and the third in Tulsa. Last year, the Oklahoma State Cowboys won their sixth consecutive team title and their 16th Big 12 title overall. Continue reading