Shock Coach Hopes for Playoff Season
Ever since the Tulsa Shock came to town in 2010, the franchise has treated fans to narrow losses and disappointing seasons. Entering its sixth year at the Center, the team has frequently seemed on the verge of a breakthrough campaign. Finally, the time may have come.
Iba Awards Banquet to Honor Athletes
On Monday, June 22, the Henry P. Iba Citizens Athlete Awards banquet is scheduled at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center. The Iba awards annually recognize a male and female athlete who have excelled in their sport and are personally involved and dedicated to helping others.
Shock, YMCA Partner on Summer Programs
The Tulsa Shock and the of Greater Tulsa have reached a marketing partnership agreement for the summer of 2015 that will promote the values of health, fitness, education and character development.
Tulsa BBall AAC Opponents Named; Hurricane will Play in Oregon Tourney
The American Athletic Conference has announced the basketball conference opponents for the 2015-16 season, and Tulsa will play eight opponents twice, including defending champion , UConn, Cincinnati and Temple.
OKC Thunder Fans Abuzz Over Donovan
Billy Donovan has become the third head coach in Thunder history after spending the past 19 years at the University of Florida where he led the Gators to two National Championships and four trips to the Final Four while amassing a record of 467-186 (.715).
May 16 Polo Classic – Postponed Due to Weather Forecast, Champagne Brunch and Auction Still on Schedule
Note: The Annual Polo Classic to benefit the The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges (The Center) has been postponed due to the weather forecast.
Strong Draft Choices To Boost Tulsa Shock
The Tulsa Shock has become much stronger due to its choices in the recent draft. The Shock has strengthened its inside game with the additions of Amanda Zahui B, a 6’5” center from Minnesota, and Mimi Mungedi, a 6’8” center from Nevada. Brianna Kiesel, a 5’7” guard from Pittsburgh, will help in the shooting and assist game.
Drillers Manager Shines, Is Razor Sharp
What’s in a name? Everything and nothing if you listen to new Tulsa Drillers manager Anthony “Razor’’ Shines.
Said to have the “most bad-ass name of all time in baseball’’ by Maxim Magazine in 2009, Shines wears his middle name proudly while also trying to down play its unique status in the American pastime. He’s both proud and modest about the family moniker that has given him a claim to fame in the sport he loves.
Tulsa Shock Select Keisel 13th and Mungedi 25th Overall
With the 13th overall pick in the 2015 Draft, the Tulsa Shock selected Brianna Keisel (bree–uh -sull).
Tulsa Shock Select Zahui B Second Overall
With the second overall pick in the 2015 Draft, the Tulsa Shock selected Amanda Zahui B (-ee ).
Barry Hinson to Keynote Iba Awards Dinner
With 12 seasons as the head coach at two Missouri Valley Conference schools (Missouri State and Southern Illinois), Barry Hinson is the league’s winningest active coach with 209 overall victories and 114 conference wins. Only four head coaches in the 100-year history of the have won more conference games.
New Season Awaits Dodgers as Drillers Affiliate
Exit the Colorado Rockies. Enter the Los Angeles Dodgers. A new major league baseball affiliation will greet the Tulsa Drillers when the Texas League club opens the season on April 9.
ONEOK Presents Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at ONEOK Field May 20-24
Tulsa Sports Commission announced ONEOK has agreed to the title sponsorship for the community-oriented Fan Fest, which is scheduled in conjunction with the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Baseball Championship.
Hillcrest Healthcare and Roughnecks Announce Partnership
The Tulsa Roughnecks and Hillcrest HealthCare System recently announced a major partnership between the two organizations. In the agreement, Hillcrest HealthCare System will be the official medical provider of the Roughnecks soccer team as well as the presenting sponsor of the team’s inaugural 2015 season.
Fundraiser Welcomes NFL Great
Football great and best-selling author Tony Dungy will serve as the keynote speaker at the 22nd Salvation Army William Booth Society Dinner, May 19 at the Cox Business Center.
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