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July 2, 2013

OU hurler named Pitcher of the Year

State briefs

Former University of Oklahoma baseball pitcher Jonathan Gray was awarded the Pitcher of the Year award from the College Baseball Hall of Fame at its Night of Champions held this past Saturday.

Gray, who is set to make his professional debut with the Grand Junction Rockies of the Pioneer League this week, was the third overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft by Colorado in June. He earned four All-America honors, including three first team selections and one second team.

For the Sooners, Gray posted a 10-3 record with a 1.63 earned run average and 147 strikeouts in 126 1/3 innings pitched. His strikeout total was second in the country, while his ERA ranked 16th. Gray also ranked fifth in WHIP (0.85), 15th in strikeout-to-walk ratio (6.13) and 17th in strikeouts per nine innings (10.47).

Shock coach takes Reno job

TULSA — Tulsa Shock associate head coach Jason Glover has been named head coach of the NBA D-League’s Reno Bighorns. Glover served as interim head coach for the final 12 games of the 2012-13 season. Glover has served as associate head coach of Reno for four out of the five years Bighorns seasons. Glover’s position will not affect his position with the Shock and he will remain on Gary Kloppenburg’s coaching staff.  

“First of all, I would like to thank the Reno Bighorn family, Herb Santos Jr, Steve & Jeff Adams, for giving me the opportunity to continue doing what I love to do,” Glover said. “I look forward to the challenges that lie ahead. I’m extremely humbled and excited to be able to stay home in Reno and work for a first class organization like the Bighorns. I plan to help the organization grow not only on the court but off the court as well. We would like to build a basketball team that Northern Nevada can not only rally around but be proud of.”

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Poll

Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
Undecided.
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