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The Claremore Wildcats Special Olympics softball teams competed in a one-day round robin softball tournament April 11 in Edmond.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Paul George told reporters Friday that he has “made huge strides” in recovering from the right hip contusion he suffered during Game 1 of the Thunder’s first-round playoff series against Utah.

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The regional tennis tournament schedule has been released by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

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McALESTER — The Claremore baseball team won two exciting games Thursday, and then split games Friday at the McAlester Shootout. And they save the best for last.

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Brian and Steve Cox won big at Thursday’s Claremore Lake Jackpot fishing tournament with a two-fish haul weighing 10.34 pounds.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – For the first time in program history, the Rogers State softball team swept Lubbock Christian in a doubleheader with two wins on Senior Day on Thursday (April 19) at the Diamond Sports Complex. The Hillcats earned 9-2 and 2-0 victories over the Lady Chaps.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State baseball team rolled to two dominating wins over Lubbock Christian and RSU head baseball coach Chris Klimas earned his 100th career win in a doubleheader sweep on Thursday (April 19) at the Diamond Sports Complex. The Hillcats pulled away late in both game…

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State head men's basketball coach Justin Barkley announced the return of Tyler Wayman as an assistant coach for the RSU men's basketball program. Wayman previously served on Barkley's coaching staff from 2014-16, helping the Hillcats to a Heartland Conference champi…

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BARNSDALL — After losing to district baseball host Barnsdall 10-0 Wednesday afternoon, the Foyil Panthers needed a win over Afton to keep their season alive.

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport.

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CLAREMORE — The Rogers State University baseball and softball teams moved up their weekend Heartland Conference games with Lubbock Christian to Thursday and Friday due to the forecast of inclement weather during the rest of the weekend.

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Rogers State softball team reached 30 wins for the first time since 2013 with a doubleheader sweep of in-state rival Northeastern State on Tuesday (April 17) at RiverHawks Park.

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Claremore now heads south to play in the McAlester Shootout Thursday and Friday

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State women's golf team was ranked in the NCAA Division II West Super Regional rankings for the first time in program history as announced by the NCAA on Thursday (April 12).

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SKIATOOK — Noah Grimett threw a one-hitter Monday night at Skiatook as the Claremore baseball team collected a 5-1 District 5A-3 win over the Bulldogs to improve to 14-8.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony approves of Paul George’s new nickname, even if he isn’t the biggest fan of its genesis.

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OWASSO — In what turned out to be a perfect day for golf, it took a monster score just to get in the top 10 at the Skiatook Invitational at Bailey Ranch Golf Course in Owaso Monday.

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The Thunder will host a Coaches Clinic at Chesapeake Energy Arena, inviting coaches at any level from around the region to take part in a day of training, networking and skills enhancement on Saturday, Aug. 18.

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Chelsea will host Fairland in Class 2A district play, while Foyil will play at the three-team Class A Barnsdall district along with Afton.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State Athletics will celebrate another highly successful year of athletics, academics and community service with the third annual Outstanding Moments in Athletics (OMAs) Award Show on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Will Rogers Auditorium.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Heartland Conference leader UA Fort Smith on Sunday (April 15) at the Diamond Sports Complex. The Lions won 6-5 and 11-5 to take the four-game series with three victories during the weekend.

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TULSA — The Claremore girls and boys track and field team brought home five gold medals along with some outstanding performances from the 8th Annual Hornets Track Classic Friday at Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa.

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NORMAN — For the second time this season, the Claremore tennis team hosted a tournament at Norman. Saturday, at the Westwood Tennis Center, the Lady Zebras placed first with 31 points, edging Bishop McGuinness with 30 points. The boys team tied for first place with Norman North, each with 29…

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CONWAY, Ark. – The Rogers State men's track & field team turned in nine top five performances, including wins by Blake Fisher, Baylor Harvey and the 4x400 meter relay team, on a windy and cold day at the Central Arkansas Open on Saturday (April 14) at the Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex.

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CONWAY, Ark. – Senior Hailey Gillispie won the 1,500 meters and the Rogers State women's track & field team put five Hillcats in the top five at the Central Arkansas Open on Saturday (April 14) in cold and windy conditions at the Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex.

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CLAREMORE — If there was ever any doubt as to the intensity of the Claremore/Pryor rivalry, Friday’s soccer games proved it.