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‘Sooner Stilettos’ – continuing to mentor and inspire University of Oklahoma players and students

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Members of the Sooner Stilettos have emerged as role models and leaders in a program that emphasizes scholarship and pride among the young women who pass through the OU women’s basketball program. Bonds of friendship destined to last a life time have emerged over the 13 years professional women across […]

Special Olympics basketball tournament comes to Santa Fe Family Life Center

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Special Olympics Oklahoma will bring 30 teams to the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) for a regional basketball tournament Saturday, Nov. 14. Players and teams will compete for the love of sport and fun all day. Activities begin at 8 a.m. and run until “about 4 […]

HITS OKC Running Festival set for October 17 and 18

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 2015 HITS Oklahoma City Running Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, South Mickey Mantle Drive in Oklahoma City. The event will include the Friends & Family Mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon, along with the Family Fitness […]

Is the OKC Thunder title worthy?

Back to the future: How a healthy Thunder will go all the way by Mark Rodgers Sports Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – We’ve grown spoiled by deep playoff runs around here lately. The Thunder have dominated the late spring and early summer landscape, not only in sports but the entire culture of OKC. Watching these NBA […]

OCU to Host First Round NAIA Baseball Championship

Staff Report Oklahoma City University hosts the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round Oklahoma City Bracket on May 12-15 at Jim Wade Stadium. The NAIA selected Oklahoma City as an Opening Round host for the sixth time in seven years. The Stars will seek a 15th NAIA World Series bid as the nine winners from the […]

Presti presses reset button

By Mark Rodgers The case of Scott Brooks is a curious one. Hard to comprehend for some. Easy to see for others. The longtime assistant rescued the Thunder from the depths of 2009 P.J. Carlesimo hell. The changes were immediately noticed. Brooks soothing style and player friendly demeanor picked up at 1-12 and 30 months […]

Losses & Wins & Injuries, O My! How Thunder Can Get Better

Mark Rodgers

By Mark Rodgers Bummer. No more NBA in OKC for six months. And what a previous six months’ journey it has been. While we were lost in the glory of the early college football season, KD’s foot fractured, Reggie Jackson fractured the team’s chemistry and a once promising bench produced less offense than a third […]

In football battle of city high schools, U.S. Grant edges Seeworth Academy

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – In a classic defensive struggle between two city schools, the U.S. Grant Generals emerged victorious over the tenacious Eagles of Justice Alma Wilson Seeworth Academy. The contest was closer than the 19-6 final margin might indicate. Grant took the kickoff to a fast start, with Cesar Payen […]

Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant: Power and principle, strength and humility, skill and wisdom

  by Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – Nearly 1,000 readers across varied platforms posting or publishing my work viewed a question I posed on Facebook: “Is Kevin Durant the most powerful man in Oklahoma City?” A few dozen wrote in response. Answers were uniformly positive about the Thunder basketball star, leading with the […]

Is Kevin Durant the most powerful man in Oklahoma City?

  A new question to readers, from Pat McGuigan: In one sentence of 15 words or less (one word answer is ok): Is Kevin Durant the most powerful man in Oklahoma City? Why or why not? Please send your responses to:

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