• By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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It’s been 15 months since Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors. And yet, it seems like the Oklahoma City Thunder are just as common a storyline around him today as they were in July, 2016.

  • BY TIM HANSON Claremore Progress Sports

DURANGO, Colo. — Jess Whitting ranks in the top three after the first round and the Rogers State women's golf team sits in nine after day one of the Skyhawk West Regional Preview on Monday (Sept 18) at Hillcrest Golf Club.

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

GLENPOOL — With senior Gracee Gill pulling the trigger, smoking-hot Oologah gunned down Glenpool in high school softball Monday at Chaffin Sports Complex.

  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

A pair of 4A Rogers County high school football teams remain undefeated after Week 3 of the football season.

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MUSKOGEE — The Claremore girls cross country team claimed five of the top six spots at the Bacone College Cross Country Invitational Friday, and literally ran away with the varsity championship.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Rogers State men's cross country team finished second overall and was the top NCAA Division II team at the Southern Stampede on a hot Saturday morning (Sept. 16). RSU placed three in the top 20 to earn the second spot overall to NCAA Division I Wichita State.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE — Junior Jordan Downing scored the double overtime golden goal to propel the Rogers State women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Texas A&M International on Saturday at Soldier Field. With the win, the Hillcats moved to 6-0 on the season and a perfect 3-0 in the Heartland Con…

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Sophomore Jordan Watson scored in the final minutes to give the Rogers State men's soccer team a 3-2 comeback victory over UT Permian Basin on Saturday (Sept. 16) at Soldier Field. With the win, the Hillcats moved to 5-1 and a perfect 2-0 in the Heartland Conference.

  • City of Claremore

The City of Claremore Parks and Recreation Department, Lake Division will be conducting a draw for 20 duck blind slots on Claremore Lake.

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

SEQUOYAH – For a while it looked as though homecoming might equal heartbreak for the Sequoyah Eagles. Ace quarterback Tristan Diaz departed early with an injury and the Eagles were forced to survive six fumbles and 111 yards in penalties.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

OOLOGAH — It was a blip on the radar when Glenpool took a 7-0 lead on No. 3 Oologah Friday. After that score, the Mustangs rattled off 51 straight points in a 51-21 non-district victory.

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  • BY JON POTTS Claremore Progress Sports

VERDIGRIS — The Verdigris Cardinals cruised in their homecoming game 50-6 over the Nowata Ironmen Friday night.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

CLAREMORE — Trailing by a touchdown early in the second quarter, the Claremore football team cranked things into high gear and four-wheel drove over Tulsa Edison 35-21 at Lantow Field Friday night.

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  • BY LARRY LARKIN Claremore Progress Sports

CLAREMORE — The Shawnee Lady Wolves put on a clinic, showing how to capitalize on scoring opportunities as they put away Claremore, 7-2, Thursday evening in high school softball at Lady Zebra Field.

  • BY TIM HANSON Claremore Progress Sports

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Senior Riggie Gonzalez secured a 1-0 overtime victory for the Rogers State men's soccer team with a bending free kick goal to upend Lubbock Christian on Thursday night (Sept. 14) at Soldier Field.

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  • BY TIM HANSON Claremore Progress Sports

CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State women's soccer team scored three goals in the final 18 minutes to pull away for a 4-1 victory over St. Mary's on Thursday night (Sept. 14) at Soldier Field. With the win, the Hillcats move to 5-0 on the season for the first time since 2009.

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  • BY JON POTTS Claremore Progress Sports

CATOOSA — Class 5A No. 11 Claremore beat Class 4A No. 8 Catoosa in three sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-21) Thursday at the Catoosa Indian Activity Center.

  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

The Claremore High School softball team hasn’t been to the state tournament in a few years, and normally, the first step to qualifying for state is hosting a regional tournament.

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  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE — The eighth annual Hillcat Hacker Invitational takes place on the Rogers State University Claremore campus, Friday, Oct. 13, and is open to university students, friends and alumni.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

LOCUST GROVE — Sequoyah's girls rode into Locust Grove, took what they wanted, and left with an 11-1 win tucked in their saddlebag Wednesday afternoon.

  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

If Claremore continues to follow the script of last year, Friday should be a win against Tulsa Edison on Claremore Youth Football Association Night.

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  • BY RICK HEATON rheaton@claremoreprogress.com

TULSA — Jaysan Gibson singled to lead off the top of the eighth inning and later scored on a Kylie Green single, which proved to be the winning run in a 3-2 victory at Lincoln Christian Tuesday afternoon.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – In her first collegiate tournament, Jess Whitting placed fourth overall and the Rogers State women's golf team finished in seventh at the 19th Annual Northeastern State Golf Classic on Monday and Tuesday at Cherokee Springs Golf Course.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

NEW ORLEANS — The Rogers State men's cross country team was ranked in the NCAA Division II South Central Region poll for the first time in program history as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. The Hillcats were ranked ninth in…

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

OOLOGAH — Shhh! Don’t tell Oologah softball coach Carmen Hill that her Lady Mustangs have won 15 games in a row. She doesn’t want to know.

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

AMARILLO, Texas – The Rogers State men's golf team started the 2017-18 season with a 14th place finish at the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational on Monday and Tuesday at Tascosa Country Club. RSU shot a score of 294 today to post a three-round total of 881.

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

Russell Westbrook has agreed to a 10-year extension that would keep him with Nike’s Jordan Brand through the 2025-26 season, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula. The contract will be “the most lucrative total endorsement deal for a Jordan athlete to date,” DePaula writes. 

  • BY TIM HANSON RSU Sports Information

CLAREMORE — The Rogers State women's soccer team moved to 4-0 on the season with a 9-0 victory over Randall on Monday night (Sept. 11) in nonconference action at Soldier Field. The Hillcats improved to 4-0 to start a season for the first time since 2010.

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  • BY GLENN HIBDON Claremore Progress Sports

SEQUOYAH — It took Sequoyah a long time to beat Oologah in volleyball Monday night at Olan Graham Field House. According to the Lady Mustangs, it should have been longer.

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  • By Tim Hanson RSU Sports Information

AMARILLO, Texas – The Rogers State men's golf team ranks 13th as a team after the first two rounds of the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational on Monday (Sept. 11) at Tascosa Country Club. The Hillcats shot a first round score of 288 and followed with a 299 in the second round for a total sco…

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  • By Tim Hanson RSU Sports Information

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Rogers State women's golf team started the 2017-18 season with a team score of 313 in the first round of the 19th Annual NSU Golf Classic to rank seventh after the first day on Monday (Sept. 11) at Cherokee Springs Golf Course. 

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  • BY LARRY LARKIN Claremore Progress Sports

SKIATOOK — The bell ending the day does not always ring at midnight. It this case, pinch hitter Reagan Jordan struck the key chime at actually 6:37 p.m. Monday.

  • Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Not only did Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield beat Ohio State in Columbus and avenge last year's embarrassing Buckeyes blowout, he also powered his way into the Heisman Trophy conversation.

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