The Edmond Sun


  • spts-EM Jake Mammen hold both arms down.jpg Athletes, coaches named to the FCA 2014 All-State Team

    The Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced their 2014 All-State selections. These All-State athletes and coaches will be honored at the Western Heritage Museum on Tuesday.
    The FCA All-State Award was established to recognize achievement in the classroom and on the athletic field while being involved in their local FCA Campus Organization. FCA recognizes the character, academic and athletic achievement and Christian faith of an individual student-athlete. FCA All-State athletes are all high school seniors who are nominated by the local FCA Sponsor in each community.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg OPINION: Too much of a good thing at UConn?

    The Connecticut Huskies dominate women's college basketball - which makes for a boring game.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • spts-DC Cole Pacheco sign.jpg Pacheco, baseballers sign letters of intents

    The Deer Creek Athletic Department sent off another four athletes Wednesday afternoon in a signing ceremony for scholarships at Deer Creek High School.
    Cole Pacheco, who wrapped up his illustrious high school wrestling career with his third consecutive state championship, obviously is going to the next level.
    Surprisingly, Pacheco is not going to wrestle.

    April 9, 2014 4 Photos

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg OPINION: Taking someone out to the ballgame gets expensive

    Families in big-league cities like Boston and New York pay steep prices to catch a baseball game. It's not so expensive everywhere - especially if you're frugal.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 040814 Nor-PCW 01.jpg SLIDESHOW: Huskies take on Putnam City West

    The Edmond North Huskies welcomed Putnam City West for a District baseball showdown Tuesday night.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • hank_aaron_display_image.jpg VIDEO: Aaron's historic homer

    On the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record-breaking 715th career home run, take a look at the historic moment as it happened.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 10.43.57 AM.png VIDEO: Amazing dance moves at NCAA title game

    Eye-catching action wasn't confined to the court at AT&T Stadium Monday night during the NCAA Championship game between UConn and Kentucky. This pair -- apparently a father and son -- delighted the crowd during a timeout with some synchronized dance moves.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • At many leading schools, football fails to make cut

    To my astonishment, 67 of the top 100 schools, ranked by participation in college-level tests, said they do not field a team, denoting a shift in American high school culture, at least in those schools that challenge their students most.

    April 7, 2014

  • spts-UCO Rowell Wrestler of the Year.jpg UCO’s Rowell named regional wrestler of the year

    Central Oklahoma national champion Casy Rowell has been named Central Region Wrestler of the Year.
    The 133-pound senior from Duncan was selected in a vote of the region’s 17 head coaches and now goes on the ballot for NCAA Division II National Wrestler of the Year with the other three regional winners.
    Rowell capped a sensational career by taking the national title March 15 in Cleveland with a 3-2 overtime victory over defending champion Daniel DeShazier of Nebraska-Kearney, earning tournament Outstanding Wrestler honors in the process.
    A three-time All-American for the Bronchos, Rowell finished the season 36-5 with 18 bonus-point wins and four tournament championships. He finished with a 134-32 career record, the second-most wins in UCO’s illustrious history, and 70 bonus-point victories.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • spts-DC Landon Huslig over the top.jpg Balenseifen, Huslig spark Antlers

    Deer Creek Antlers Golden Twins, Bryce Balenseifen and Landon Huslig, continued their dominance of the 2014 outdoor track and field season taking two gold medals each at the power-packed Broken Arrow Invitational March 29.            
    With host Broken Arrow, Jenks, Tulsa Union, Muskogee and all the other Eastern track powers in the field, the local duo encountered no problem in their specialties.
    Balenseifen continued his sterling performances in the middle distance races, establishing a new personal and Class 5A-best time of 2014, 1:56.35 to win the 800 meters. Mark Middleton of Tulsa Union was second in a 6A-best time of 1:57.06.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo