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TULSA– Tardy to the party: More than a week late, forward Glory Johnson-Griner reported to training camp over the weekend and was on hand for Tuesday’s media day at the BOK Center.

HULBERT–In his first season, Rusty Harris made sure his impact was felt not only in Hulbert, but across the state, too.

Northeastern State men’s basketball coach Jason Tinsley has announced the signing of three student-athletes to national letters of intent. The three newcomers will join the program for the upcoming 2015-16 season.

Tahlequah’s high school football team started spring practice on Monday, May 18 and will continue to practice until Wednesday, May 27.


Thursday afternoon, Tahlequah hit the field for its fourth spring practice, looking to build on a a successful 2014 campaign, which featured a first-round loss in the Class 5A playoffs at Skiatook.

TULSA–A little familiarity: Reporting for her third Tulsa Shock training camp this week, Sequoyah alumna Angel Goodrich has a better idea of what she’s walking into this time around.


OKLAHOMA CITY–Tahlequah’s Conner Nelson and John Molina were the No 8 seed over the weekend at the Class 5A state tennis tournament.

Tahlequah's Conner Nelson warms up with 1 Doubles partner John Molina before their 3 p.m. match at the Oklahoma Boys State 5A Tennis Championships in Oklahoma City on Friday, May 15, 2015.


YUKON–Tahlequah’s track and field teams had high hopes heading into the state track tournament over the weekend.

KEYS–Thursday night, at the Keys School Board meeting, Mickey Duncan resigned from his girls' basketball position a source told the Daily Press. Duncan confirmed that on Friday.

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Baylee Price and Kayla Schroeder were named to the 2014-15 Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-Central Region First Team, the WGCA recently announced.

Tahlequah’s Zech Van Fleet (above) begins the the first leg of a relay race on Monday, May 11 at the Class 6A/5A track regional at Tahlequah High School.


YUKON–Last year, Tahlequah’s boys and girls track teams finished 10th and ninth, respectively. Friday, May 15, Tahlequah will attempt to improve on that mark as it will venture back out to Yukon for the Class 5A track and field state championship meet.

Tahlequah Sequoyah’s Sydney Smith (25) stretches to catch a ball at first base during regoinal action on April 30. Sequoyah will open play the Class 5A state tournament on Thursday, May 14 at 11:30 a.m.


SHAWNEE– At last, the day is finally here. After three different occasions the OSSAA had to postpone, due to rain, the Class 5A state softball tournament will finally begin on Thursday, May 13.

BOSTON - The harsh sentence exceeded the crime, until you consider the principle at stake: the honesty of America’s most popular sport, NFL football.

Tahlequah Sequoyah will have four representatives playing softball at the All-Star games.

Keys coach Beau Brannon gives signals earlier this year.

Charles Sims (33) turns a double play earlier this season. 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Northeastern State baseball team had six student-athletes land on All-MIAA teams, the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced Thursday morning.

A little over a month ago, Josh Nichols accepted the women’s head coaching position at Bacone College after being a men’s basketball assistant for four seasons. 

After being postponed due to a large amount of rain this morning, the OSSAA announced this afternoon that the Class 4A-6A state slow pitch tournaments will be scheduled for Wednesday, May 13. 

Brett Morgan (right) is no longer head softball coach at THS after being asked to step down. 


Tuesday afternoon it was brought to the Press' attention that Brett Morgan is no longer head softball coach at Tahlequah. 

Tahlequah native Ronald Austin swims during a meet earlier this year in Tulsa. 


Ronald Austin and Tim Duncan have more in common than you think. They both have an undenying passion for swimming and love for the game of basketball. 


Thursday morning Tahlequah Athletics Director Matt Cloud named David Qualls as the new girls basketball coach. 

David Qualls was named as the new girls basketball coach at THS. Qualls is a 2006 graduate of THS.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The No. 21-ranked Northeastern State women’s tennis team had a conference-leading eight All-MIAA honorees, the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced Wednesday afternoon.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Ryan Helsley was named the MIAA/AstroTurf Pitcher of the Week, the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced Tuesday.

Former Tahlequah Sequoyah Indian and NSU right-handed pitcher, Ryan Helsley, was tabbed as the MIAA/Astroturf pitcher of the week on Tuesday. 

Tahlequah 10, Henryetta 5: Bailey Wright went 4-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs as she helped the Lady Tigers take down HHS on Monday at home. Kortney Dry and Ryann Ferguson joined Wright in the multi-hit category. Ferguson added three RBIs and Dry, two, including a home run. 

Northeastern State Director of Athletics Tony Duckworth has announced that Hellas Construction has been selected to provide and install new Matrix® Turf at Doc Wadley Stadium for the upcoming 2015 season.


Seniors Conner Nelson and Katie Schneider were named as Metro Lakes Conference players of the year following the MLC tennis tournament earlier this week in Claremore. Tahlequah finished second to the host-Zebras as it was edged out, 32-25. 

Tahlequah’s Katie Schneider (left) and Conner Nelson (right) were named MLC Players of the year.  

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