Over the years I have written several times about my Dad’s assertion that Oklahoma is responsible for more Major League Baseball players than most other states. My Dad was a native Oklahoman (born before statehood) and was somewhat biased in his assessment. But there is no denying that our state has had its fair share of baseball players of quality.
The way Friday’s game with Tulsa McLain went Ponca City Coach Scott Harmon and his staff didn’t draw an easy breath until Wildcat Tyson Dewberry intercepted a pass to stop a McLain drive with less than a minute to play.
FAIRFAX -- The Woodland Cougars took charge early and went on to post a 50-0 victory over the Newkirk Tigers in a nondistrict contest Friday night. Woodland’s Nate Lockert took the opening kickoff and raced 90 yards to score the game’s first touchdown.
BETHANY -- The Ponca City Lady Cats softball team won two and lost two over the weekend in the Bethany Tournament. On Friday, the Lady Cats opened with a 9-1 loss to Bridge Creek, but bounced back with a 13-0 shutout over Geary.
SEATTLE _ Washington and Oregon rarely feature in presidential races. Neither state has voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1984, and neither President Donald Trump nor his Democratic rival Joe Biden is likely to campaign here this year.