All year long, the Bixby Spartans had been eyeing a three-peat of the Class 6AII state championship trophy.
The Spartans pulled it off with a 39-31 victory over Lawton on Dec. 2 in Yukon.
But it didn’t come without adversity as the Spartans fell behind 13-0 early and were down 25-14 at halftime.
By Mike Moguin
Editor’s Note: This edition of the Bixby Breeze was published the day before the state championship game. The January is issue will have a game recap.Read More
When it came to running, Bixby thrived on the efforts Nic Roller last year.
But he has since graduated and gone. New talents have stepped up in the backfield, including Tucker Pawley (6-0, 191), who has emerged as the go-to running back for the Spartans, who stand at 4-3 overall and 2-1 in District 6AII-2 as of this wrting.Read More
Whenever Bixby makes a stop on defense, lineman Brendon Evers is a major tool that helps make it happen.
We could be watching Evers making plays at Oklahoma State in a few years. The senior lineman (6-2, 304) committed to the Cowboys last March and is the second player on his team bound for OSU. Quarterback Tanner Griffin is also headed to Stillwater after graduation, although he’ll be playing baseball.Read More
Bixby North Intermediate fifth grader Grace Schoolfield recently won the first place national title at USA Gymnastics’ Trampoline and Tumbling championships, held in July at the Cox Business Center. She competed against approximately 60 gymnasts from 32 states.Read More
Bixby enters the 2016 season as the two-time defending Class 6AII state champion and will be going for a third. The Spartans are also picked to finish first in District 6AII-2.Read More
Bixby graduate Chandler Miller is becoming a top collegiate offensive lineman at the University of Tulsa. A returning letter winner and starter, last year he started all 13 games as a red-shirt freshman. He was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 2014 season due to red-shirt status.Read More
Three-peating as state champions is the goal of Bixby for 2016. With his experience, senior quarterback Tanner Griffin is primed to do whatever he can to help the team accomplish that feat.Read More
University of Tulsa sophomore offensive center Chandler Miller has been named to the 2016 Fall Watch List for the Rimington Trophy, an award that is presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding center.Read More
Cade Cavalli was a critical element in Bixby’s baseball success this past spring. He also impacted the Spartan’s efforts on the hardwood back in the winter.Read More