After dealing with interruption of sports this past March, Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association made some changes to a policy in regards to future interruption of sports.

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Former Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, quarterback Josh Heupel and safety Roy Williams, all with massive roles in OU capturing the 2000 national title, are on the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame ballot together.

Oklahoma State’s top skill position players, Chuba Hubbard and Tylan Wallace, were named 2020 Walter Camp Preseason All-Americans, announced by the Walter Camp Football Foundation on Thursday.

With Stephen Wilkerson taking a full time job with the Pauls Valley Fire Department, the Lady Panthers left the 2019 season looking for a new fast-pitch coach. Wilkerson had 88 wins to his credit over a 5-year span with the Lady Panthers including back-to-back 26 win seasons.

Mike Boynton shared a story with reporters Thursday morning about an experience he had as a youth in Brooklyn, New York, that his parents didn’t know about until a week ago.

Anglers hoping to introduce someone to the sport of fishing this year have a chance to take them for free June 6-7. Everyone can fish – while practicing social distancing, of course – without a state fishing license on Oklahoma’s Free Fishing Days.

With the decision of the OSSAA on Friday, activities that were cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic can resume on June 1.

Friday’s special board of directors meeting of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association in Oklahoma City may well be remembered as a seminal moment for OSSAA.

• Editor’s note: There are more questions than answers regarding when, and how, college football will begin again. Each week until next season, The Transcript will produce its Watch List to monitor developments, setbacks or points of interest surrounding college football’s anticipated return.

John Smith has a bust in several Hall of Fames around the world, but the one he will enter this year has a little more meaning for the Oklahoma State wrestling coach.

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The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Board of Directors will meet Friday and is expected to announce what summer high school sports will look like moving forward amid the COVID-19 crisis.

After seven years of success at the helm of the East Central University men’s basketball team, head coach Ja Havens announced today that he will resign from ECU to move on to the head coaching position at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.

The NCAA's Board of Governors last month voted historically to amend an NCAA rule which will clear the way for NCAA student-athletes to receive compensation through their name, image and likeness.

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It was 30 years ago that Pauls Valley’s Chasta Dry and Kim Hunt captured their second straight tennis title in one doubles.


FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1993, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried on his team's shoulders after his 325th victory, against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league…

OKLAHOMA CITY — During a meeting last week, the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association officials said they were hopeful high school fall sports such as cross-country, fall baseball and fastpitch softball can begin as scheduled.


COVID-19 has cancelled athletic events and graduations all over the country including those for Paoli senior Kara Deaver.

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With the COVID-19 Virus closing school over a month ago, Carson “Dinky Doug” Bryant hasn't let the pandemic effect his life in a negative way.

This Week's Circulars


Betty Sue Thomas, age 75, passed away in her home in Katie, Oklahoma with her husband and children present on July 4, 2020 after a long fight with Alzheimer disease. She was born October 24, 1944 in Massachusetts to JB and Flodell Jones. She met and married Lawrence Thomas December 20, 1962 …

L.C. Bingham Jr. died June 27, 2020 in Lexington, Oklahoma at the age of 95 years, 1 month and 8 days. Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2020 at Hillside Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuner…

Ronald Ray Stalcup of Pauls Valley passed away June 26, 2020 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 71 years.

Iva Latricia Crawford of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born to John Clarence and Eileen (Workman) Mayberry on August 14, 1942 in Pascagoula, Mississippi and passed from this life on June 28, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 77 years.