Athletes pitching in to help Moore
Selfish, conceited, arrogant. These are just a few of the descriptions athletes are often tagged with.
However, it’s often in times of great need that athletes can have the greatest impact. That’s been the case in the response to the EF-5 tornado that struck Moore Monday.
Aggies offer quite a story on small diamond
If ever a softball team figured itself destined to land a colossal upset, Texas A&M may be that team.
The Aggies are at Marita Hynes Field for NCAA super regional play beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, where they’ll meet Oklahoma, a clear favorite to not only return to the Women’s College World Series, but also to win it.
Cowboy, state wrestlers to 'Wrestle For Moore'
Several Oklahoma State wrestlers will join other collegiate wrestlers and coaches from all over the state on Saturday to hold a free wrestling clinic called Wrestle for Moore at Oklahoma Wrestling Academy — located in Edmond — in an effort to help the victims of the May 20 tornado.
West Virginia baseball lends helping hand in relief effort
West Virginia pitcher Harrison Musgrave has spent his entire life in the hills of West Virginia. He didn’t know what a tornado siren was — let alone the damage that can be done by swirling winds.
Big 12 Baseball Tourney postponed, will still play
Baseball was the last thing on anyone’s mind Tuesday at the Big 12 Conference baseball awards luncheon in Oklahoma City.
With Monday’s tragedy in Moore, just a few miles south of the Bricktown Ballpark where the Big 12 baseball championship will be held for the ninth-consecutive season, the focus of the day was on those in need.
More than baseball on mind of OU coach
Watching a tornado rip through a community just miles away from where he was headed to be with his daughter and grandson, University of Oklahoma baseball coach Sunny Golloway had the town of Moore in mind when he was one of thousands to show up to give aid in the storm’s aftermath.
Gasso trusts that Ricketts will find her timing again
Oklahoma pitcher Keilani Ricketts was not at her best on Sunday. The defending USA Softball Player of the Year didn’t give up a run in her two and two-thirds innings of work, but she was far from the dominant pitcher who tossed a no-hitter last week.
Sooners claim regular season finale with win over K-State
Oklahoma managed to end the regular season on a positive note Sunday. Kolbey Carpenter went 2 for 4 and drove in three runs to help power the Sooners to a 7-3 victory over Kansas State at Tointon Stadium.
Chamberlain's curtain call only the beginning
The chant reaching near-deafening levels, Lauren Chamberlain finally realized what she was supposed to do.
Moments after blasting a three-run home run that broke open what had been a close regional final, the sophomore tepidly stepped up out of the dugout and waved to the home crowd, enjoying the first curtain call of her career.
OU's dominant victory a shining example of how tough Sooners are in softball
On the first day Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso thought it was better to go with Michelle Gascoigne over Keilani Ricketts against Arkansas’ bats, the Sooners beat the Razorbacks by five runs.
A day later Gasso had the same thought. OU prevailed by 13 runs.
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