Mid-Town Tulsa Sports
When you hear the name Mayberry in Tulsa, sports comes to mind real fast.
Especially in basketball, where Lee Mayberry was a standout at Will Rogers High School, leading the boys to a state championship in 1988. He would move on to success at the University of Arkansas, helping the Razorbacks to the NCAA Final Four in 1990. A career in the NBA followed.
Philip Montgomery boasted on signing day about the offensive linemen coming in, but the second-year Tulsa coach was also excited about his defensive linemen coming in as well.Read More
The Henry P. Iba High School Citizen Athlete Awards were added this year to the Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards. Its purpose is to recognize and honor young men and women in Tulsa-area schools who excel in athletics, academics and school/community service involvement. The winners are awarded $2,000 each to attend the college of their choice and the runners-up each receive $500.Read More
Ryan Arcidiacono, the playmaker who engineered Villanova’s NCAA championship run, has received the sixth Eddie Sutton Tustenugee Award, presented by Tulsa Sports Charities.Read More
Dozens of winners won state championships on the basketball courts and wrestling mats as winter sports wrapped up their seasons in the past month. There were also those celebrating state medals won in the swimming pool, including several area athletes.Read More
Bishop Kelley High School recently dedicated its new wrestling and cheer facility on its campus at 3905 S. Hudson Ave. in Tulsa.
The cheer facility is named in honor of longtime spirit squad coach Liz Ritchie, and the wrestling room is named in honor of John H. Smith, who coached at Claremore High School for over 30 years and has close family ties to Bishop Kelley.Read More
Joshua Jacobs was entering seventh grade when he decided that Alabama is his favorite team in college football.
Now, as a high school senior, the soon-to-be McLain High School graduate will be heading east to Tusacaloosa, Alabama, where he will play for the Crimson Tide.Read More
Eleven new members were inducted into the Tulsa Public Schools Athletics Hall of Fame during a Jan. 21 dinner and ceremony at the Marriott Southern Hills.
The fourth class of honorees brings the total of Hall of Fame members to 51.
Justice Hill became an Oklahoma State football fan when he was child. So the fact that he now gets to play there is like a dream come true for him.Read More