Tahlequah Daily Press


August 21, 2012

Oklahoma State fullback pleads guilty to DUI

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STILLWATER (AP) — Oklahoma State backup fullback Teddy Johnson has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and obstructing a police officer.

Online court records show Johnson entered guilty pleas Monday in Payne County District Court and had his sentencing deferred for one year on both counts.

Johnson was accused of driving a black Nissan pickup truck while drunk during the early morning hours of April 21 in Stillwater. According to an affidavit, the obstruction charge came about because a 16-year-old boy initially claimed he was driving when Johnson actually had been behind the wheel.

Johnson recorded six tackles and recovered a fumble on special teams duty last season as a redshirt freshman.

Guerrero leaves Oklahoma State to be with mother

STILLWATER — Point guard Cezar Guerrero is leaving Oklahoma State’s basketball program to be closer to his ailing mother.

Coach Travis Ford announced Monday that Guerrero plans to transfer closer to his Huntington Park, Calif., home.

Guerrero said in a statement released by the team that he’s disappointed to leave because he thinks the Cowboys “could be something special this season” but that it’s important for him to be with his mother, Martha.

Guerrero averaged 5.6 points in 32 games last season as a freshman, starting six times.

Most memorably, he hit eight 3-pointers and tied Oklahoma State’s freshman scoring record with 29 points to lead the Cowboys out of an 11-point deficit to beat Texas-San Antonio in November.

He averaged 8.8 points in Oklahoma State’s recent four-game exhibition tour in Spain.

No. 4 Sooners elect team captains

NORMAN — Oklahoma starting quarterback Landry Jones has been elected a team captain for the third straight season.

Coach Bob Stoops said after practice Monday that Jones was one of five players chosen as a captain in a team vote. Gabe Ikard, who is moving from guard to become the starting center, joins Jones as an offensive captain.

Lineman David King was chosen as the captain of the defense, and punter Tress Way will serve as the leader on special teams for a second straight season.

Stoops says fullback Trey Millard received enough votes between offense and special teams that he was selected as the fifth captain.

The fourth-ranked Sooners open their season Sept. 1 at UTEP.

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    Recently, Keys High School football standout Dakota Matlock was nearly severely injured in a terrifying car wreck.

    Matlock is coming off a stellar gridiron season for Keys High School. On offense, Matlock ran for over 1,000 yards for the Cougars. In his sophomore season, Matlock led Keys in tackles from the safety position.

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  • Bassmaster.jpg Crossing, and fishing, the Delaware

    Bassmaster Elite Series anglers to compete Aug. 7

    BASS has fished out of some legendary venues over the years (including Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans), but never Philadelphia, which is host of the Bassmaster Elite at Delaware River, Aug. 7-10, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mison.jpg Mixon’s attorney says incident with woman self-defense

    The attorney for Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon says the incident that left a 20-year-old female OU student with multiple facial fractures was a case of self-defense.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hooper.jpg Sparking the flame

    Sequoyah High School’s Justin Hooper looking to lead this year

    Last season was Justin’s last chance to play alongside Cody at Sequoyah High School.
    Justin had to battle to win the Indians starting tailback. The coaching staff did not know who was going to be the Indians starting running back coming into fall practice.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • NSU-fishing-team.jpg NSU teams compete in fishing tournament

    Three teams from Northeastern State University’s Bass Fishing Team competed in the Fishing League Worldwide College Fishing Tournament on Grand Lake in Grove on Saturday, June 21.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnson, East win easily at All-State

    Jake Johnson was able to hold off Lawton MacArthur’s Trent Meisel at the Class 5A state tournament in May. On Monday at the All-State tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Club, Johnson had it much easier against Meisel.

    July 29, 2014

  • McMillan-blackboard.jpg Hometown brothers team up for RiverHawks football

    Northeastern State’s football program will include a pair of hometown brothers for the 2014 season.
    Mason McMillan returns for his sophomore season, and this year he will be reunited with his younger brother, Kourtland. The brothers graduated from Tahlequah High School – Mason in 2013, followed by Kourtland in 2014. At Tahlequah, Mason and Kourtland shared the gridiron for one season.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Yurcich ready for second season

    With the 2014 season on the brink, Mike Yurcich, Oklahoma State University football offensive coordinator, is ready for his second year at the helm after coaching a powerful offensive squad a year ago.

    July 28, 2014

  • James_Ethan-(12)-vs.#2CC63C.jpg Back on the line

    RiverHawks’ Ethan James returns to the line healthy and ready for 2014

    RiverHawks offensive lineman Ethan James will enter the 2014 season healthy – something the team, and James, were not in 2013.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • Sooners shifting several positions

    Experience comes from encountering the same things in the same ways over and over again. Oklahoma’s Geneo Grissom and Julian Wilson have that at defensive end and nickleback in bunches.
    However, both will be seeing new things when practice begins. Grissom is moving to outside linebacker. Wilson will be getting a look at cornerback as his senior season begins

    July 25, 2014


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