Mid-Town Tulsa Sports
Staying home to play college football always takes on a special meaning.
It makes it more so when there are other guys in town who are also bound for the local university.
The shot is haunting.
Memorial senior guard Caleb Nero recalls last season when Midwest City Carl Albert hit a last-second shot to beat the Chargers in the 2016 Class 5A boys state championship game.
Tulsa Youth Rowing Association athlete, Sydney McMahan, has signed a national letter of intent with University of Southern California’s women’s rowing, a top 20 NCAA crew. McMahan, a senior at Booker T. Washington High School, has been rowing for just over two years and is the girls’ varsity captain.Read More
Wrestling is well underway this season in the Tulsa area, and it is worth noting some of last year’s action.
Three wrestlers from Tulsa were crowned state champions in their respective weight classes last winter in Oklahoma City. Two of them come from a school that has been a power since the dawn of the millennium; another comes from a program trying to rekindle a tradition.Read More
If the name Rylan McQuarters sounds familiar to you, that’s because it is. Well, sort of.
McQuarters (5-10, 180, junior), a cornerback and running back at Booker T. Washington, is the son of R.W. McQuarters, a standout at the same school back in the 1990s. The elder McQuarters went on to have stellar careers at Oklahoma State and in the NFL. He was also a member of the New York Giants 2007 championship team, who upended the unbeaten New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.Read More
Isaiah Thomas is an amazing athlete.
No. Not that Isaiah Thomas, you know the basketball legend, who starred at the University of Indiana and the Detroit Pistons in the 1980s.
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