UCO-based Paralympic sitting volleyball team wins silver
The U.S. Paralympic Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team won the silver medal at the Paralympic Games in London in September after being edged by China in four sets in the gold medal match.
The U.S. (3-2) takes home the Paralympic silver medal, its second in consecutive Games. This was China's (5-0) third consecutive gold medal at the Paralympic Games.
Edmond swimmers win individual, team state titles
The Edmond North Lady Huskies claimed their second straight state swimming championship, scoring well in every event and breaking five school records in February at the Class 6A swimming championships at Oklahoma City Community College.
Ally Robertson won her first state title for the Lady Huskies as the freshman took the 200 Individual Medley.
The team of Robertson, Amanda Greenlee, Jess Graro and Abbie Imes won the 200 Medley Relay, and Robertson, Imes, Megan Snelling and Ann-Marie Stowe won the 200 Free Relay.
Naresh Naik from Memorial was a state champion as he won the 100 Freestyle for the Bulldogs.
Edmond teams, athletes win track and field championships
The Santa Fe girls won their first ever Class 6A state track and field title in May.
Santa Fe captured titles in the 1600 relay (3:57.98) with Shannon Ray, Raven McAffee, Ciera Johnson and Tyler Wisby, the 3200 relay (9:32.15) and the pole vault, with junior Kayley Humann clearing 11 feet.
The Memorial girls were led by Tara Lewis, who picked up an individual gold in the 1600 run.
The North girls came away with one state title as Meredith Farley won the 800 run.
The Edmond Memorial boys won three relays and added five other individual titles as they ran away with the Class 6A state crown.
Bryce Robinson won the 100-meter dash in 10.47, while breaking a 22-year-old state record with a time of 21.02 in the 200. The senior was also on the winning 400 and 800 relays.
Simon Greiner won the 800 (1:52) and the 1600 (4:21), and added another in a relay. Senior Isaiah Duke earned his second straight state title in the 400, finishing in 48.46.
The Deer Creek Antlers won just two events during the Class 5A state track meet, but took home the top prize as they ran away with their first ever state title.
The Antlers’ 3200-meter relay team won gold, while Otugo Ananaba claimed the only individual title, winning the 100 dash in 10.74.