Rice takes the reigns at Miami

Andrew Rice is a head coach for the first time. And he's getting that shot at Miami. Rice was named Miami's new head coach at a special board meeting on Friday morning. "Words can't express how excited I am," Rice said. "A lot of people have invested a lot of time in me as a … Continue reading Rice takes the reigns at Miami

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Taywone McNack and the resurgence of McLain wrestling

Taywone McNack is going to abstain from barbeque — but only until Sunday. McNack, a McLain senior fresh off a regional championship, is headed back the Class 4A state wrestling tournament this weekend. Last year, McNack suffered a 3-2 decision loss to Harrah’s Braden Visnieski, and McNack then fell short of the consolation finals with … Continue reading Taywone McNack and the resurgence of McLain wrestling

Corbin hired as Choctaw’s head coach, athletic director

Jake Corbin is now the new head football coach at Choctaw after a special board meeting on Thursday afternoon. It’ll be Corbin’s third stop as a varsity head coach. But it’s what he has learned in his prior two stops at Sapulpa and Del City that speaks volumes. “I've learned that kids everywhere need men … Continue reading Corbin hired as Choctaw’s head coach, athletic director

Grading the Golden Eagles — Western Illinois edition

Nothing about the game was prestigious, but it was important all the same. It was Oral Roberts and Western Illinois essentially going toe to toe for the eighth spot in the Summit League standings. Didn’t exactly scream national game of the week — and it certainly didn’t attract any local media glances outside of myself … Continue reading Grading the Golden Eagles — Western Illinois edition

Wilkinson steps down as Deer Creek’s head coach

Jay Wilkinson, after one season as Deer Creek’s head coach, has stepped down from that position. The move became official Friday, Wilkinson said. The former Coweta head coach, Wilkinson went 2-8 in his lone season as the Antlers’ head coach. At Coweta, Wilkinson went 12-10 over two seasons with a playoff berth in both years. … Continue reading Wilkinson steps down as Deer Creek’s head coach