Jim Cox Stays on Hardwood Year-Around
Everyday millions of Americans commute to their respective professions for the purpose of earning money and maintaining an acceptable quality of life, but as the new millennium progresses toward an ever-growing propensity for building capital, one would be hard pressed to find an individual working simply for the passion of the occupation.
Tulsa World of Gymnastics Making a Positive Impact on City
Mention the word “gymnastics” and people’s thoughts generally jump to elite gymnasts competing in the Olympics. Names like Mary Lou Retton, Kerri Strug and Shannon Miller come to mind. Despite the attention brought to the sport by these supremely talented athletes, gymnastics is not only for girls, and it’s not a sport reserved only for Olympic hopefuls. Gymnastics offers benefits in several areas to youths of all ages, competition-bound or not.
C-USA Men’s Basketball Championship to be Held at BOK Center in 2010
The 2010 C-USA Men’s Basketball Championship will be held in Tulsa at the BOK Center March 10-13, 2010.
The first major sports championship event to be held at the BOK Center is expected to draw strong crowds from across the region.
“We are very proud that C-USA has chosen the BOK Center in 2010. Securing this agreement early shows that our state-of-the-art arena will be the region’s leading sports venue, and that we will book other exciting national-scale athletic tournaments,” says Mayor Kathy Taylor.
Downtown Ballpark OK’d
The Tulsa Drillers are one step closer to relocating to downtown Tulsa, as the Tulsa City Council approved on July 10 the funding mechanism for a baseball stadium in the historic Greenwood district.
Also representing the University of Tulsa at the 2008 Iba Awards were Head Football Coach Todd Graham and his wife Penni.
The Iba Awards were created to recognize premiere athletes who have excelled in their sport and who exemplifies a high degree of citizenship in the image of Henry P. Iba.
The Iba Awards were well attended by University of Tulsa coaching staff.
From left are John Wiscarver of State Farm Insurance, TU Head Men’s Basketball Coach Doug Wojcik, TU Head Tennis Coach Vince Westbrook and Wojcik’s wife Lael.
Rotary Club of Tulsa Holds 15th Annual IBA Awards
COMMITTEE TEAM From left, committee member Bob McKenzie, Mike Carter and Event Chair Mike Homan enjoy pre-dinner festivities. Carter introduced Kansas Jayhawks Coach Bill Self as the keynote speaker of the evening.
University of Tulsa Announces OU Football Games, Basketball in Canada
The University of Tulsa has been full of exciting news as the 2008-09 athletic season approaches.
TU and the University of Oklahoma have agreed to a new three-year contract for football, jointly announced by Tulsa Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham and OU Athletics Director Joe Castiglione.
Heisman Trophy winners highlighted the Tulsa Sports Charities Heisman Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament at Cedar Ridge Country Club in May.
From left are Jason White, Oklahoma, 2003; Billy Sims, Oklahoma, 1978; Mike Rozier, Nebraska, 1983; Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska, 1972; Eric Crouch, Nebraska, 2001; and Charles White, USC, 1979. TSC has raised thousands of dollars over the past several years for local charities Sponsors this year were Iron Horse Ranch, Leadership Properties and Wal-Mart.
Ground Broken for Bixby Sports Complex
As part of the April 2006 $20 million bond issue Bixby voters strongly supported, the City of Bixby broke ground on Phase II of the Bentley Park Sports Complex, 148th Street east of Memorial Drive, on Tuesday, June 10.
End Zone Improvements
Skelly Field at Chapman Stadium will feature new turf and a blue end zone, all to be looked over by the beautiful Case Athletic Center.
The Chapman Stadium suite area and press box facility will have three levels containing suites for donors and an area for a modern press facilitRead More
Chapman Stadium Taking Shape at TU
TOPPING OUT: Construction workers put the final steel beam in the Chapman Stadium press box and suite area facility during the topping out ceremony May 21.
The Tulsa Drillers are ready for more action as the summer heats up. The Drillers will be home July 3-8.
Check the Web site at www.tulsadrillers.com for more information.
Eight ORU Players Selected in MLB Draft
A school-record eight Oral Roberts University baseball players were selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
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