Sports facilities in Green Country took a giant leap forward on Memorial Day with the opening of the Tulsa Sports and Performance Center.
“There is nothing like it anywhere,’’ says General Manager Stan Liedel. “We are the only combined indoor and outdoor facility regionally and we’re in the center of the Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas area. Usually, people from Tulsa have to go Kansas City, Dallas or Little Rock for tournaments. Now, we’re in the hub.’’
The University of Tulsa women softball and rowing teams were champions in their respective sports this spring in the American Athletic Conference.
Smiles, hugs and handshakes were as numerous as hot laps at an open wheel race car track. Old time weekend warriors warmly greeted each other, ready to again reminisce about their glory days. Bench racing took center stage as memories of bygone victories became more impressive with the passage of time.
Isabelle Packard of Metro Christian added two more state medals to her prep swimming career when she won the 200 and 500-yard freestyle events in February at the Class 5A state meet in Edmond.
For the first time, two women will be the female recipients of the Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Award at the 25th anniversary event in June – a dynamic mother/daughter duo – Dale McNamara and Melissa McNamara Luellen.
Anna Beffer was nearing the end of her soccer career at Oklahoma State and her future in the sport appeared cloudy at best. Then she learned about an amateur league created for players just like her, the Women’s Premier Soccer League.
Hanging on the walls of the Cascia Hall wrestling room are state champions labeled as “Tuttlenators” – guys who won gold medals by beating a foe from Tuttle, a perennial Class 4A mat powerhouse in Oklahoma.
The Tulsa Drillers recently announced their selection to participate in Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversion (“Fun Cup”) program. The Drillers, along with 32 other teams spanning 19 states will honor their respective Hispanic communities that are building, shaping and leading minor league baseball markets today. The goal is to better embrace the cultures and values of U.S. Hispanic/Latino fans in all communities.
A new $60 million baseball diamond under construction on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus promises to be a real jewel.
School officials say the new facility is scheduled to open in 2020. For now, it is being called Baseball Stadium. Most observers, however, expect that name will change before the first pitch is made.
Brothers Patrick and Jack Callan are a big part of why Bishop Kelley is successful with its swim program. They were victors in the Class 5A state swim meet in February in Edmond.
Dave Hunziker, in his 17th season as “Voice of the Cowboys” for Oklahoma State University football and men’s basketball, will be the master of ceremonies at the 25th Annual Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards.
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The Tulsa Roughnecks FC officially unveiled their uniforms for the 2018 season during a recent event at ONEOK Field. Three new match kits during the upcoming season were unveiled, and it was also announced that Osage Casino & Hotel has become the official jersey-front sponsor for the team.
The battle for the Mayor’s Cup in men’s soccer is coming to downtown Tulsa. The University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane will face the Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles at ONEOK Field on Tuesday, October 23. It will mark the first year of a two-year commitment to play the rivalry game at ONEOK Field, home of the Tulsa Roughnecks.
The Dallas Stars are bringing the first ever game to Center on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. with the Tulsa Classic – Dallas Stars vs. Florida Panthers, presented by SemGroup. The marquee neutral site event will be televised live and is part of the venue’s 10-year anniversary celebration.