Claremore Daily Progress

Sports

April 15, 2013

SOFTBALL: NSU drops pair to No. 8 UCO

EDMOND — The Northeastern State softball team was swept by No. 8 Central Oklahoma in a road doubleheader Sunday at Broncho Field.

The Bronchos (33-7, 17-1 MIAA) improved their win streak to 13 games with a 5-3 victory in the opener and a 4-2 win in the nightcap.

The RiverHawks (19-19, 11-7 MIAA) will now step out of conference action for a doubleheader with Bacone at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Muskogee.

UCO 5, NSU 3 (first game)

Three runs in the second and a pair of game-winners in the fifth would be enough to send the Bronchos to a victory. UCO outhit NSU 8-6 and both teams committed a single error.

Senior Kelsi Hilderbrandt finished 2-for-2 with a solo home run in the sixth. Senior Lisa Ripperger also hit a homer in the fourth, plating herself and junior Amanda Harjo.

Senior Cayce Coleman (6-5) threw a complete game in the circle and allowed five runs on eight hits. Kalynn Schrock (19-3) struck out 10 and allowed three runs on six hits in 7 innings.

Nicole Workman was 2-for-2 with a home run for the Bronchos, and Hayley Hudson also hit a homer.

UCO 4, NSU 2 (second game)

The Bronchos plated two in the first inning and added runs in the third and sixth frames to secure the sweep over NSU.

Freshman Saharra Henson scored in the third and junior Allyson Pogue, of Claremore, touched home in the fifth for the RiverHawks.

UCO outhit NSU 7-5 and was led by Workman’s 2-for-3 effort. She also hit a home run.

Amanda McClelland (8-1) allowed two runs on five hits in 6 innings to pick up the win. Schrock struck out the side in the top of the seventh to pick up her fourth save of the season.

Five different members of the road team had hits, and junior Madison Reed and Harjo both recorded an RBI.

Freshman Kayce Wooldridge (6-10) threw a complete game and allowed four runs on seven hits.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • DSC_0344web.jpg ‘Lucky 7’ comes through in the 3rd

    Over the course of his four-year baseball career at Verdigris High School, third baseman Ryan Skalnik has had his share of memorable at-bats.
    None more important than Tuesday’s appearance in the Large School East-West All-State Game at J.L. Johnson Stadium in Tulsa.
    Skalnik, who was the lone senior this season for Verdigris and a four-time Class 3A state champion, thrived under pressure in the top of the third inning for the East.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • BASEBALL: Larue, Skalnik power East to 3-0 victory

    The East blanked the West 3-0 in the Large School All-State Baseball Game Tuesday night at J. L. Johnson Stadium on the campus of Oral Roberts University.
    Claremore catcher Matt Whatley and third baseman Ryan Skalnik of Verdigris represented Rogers County in the contest.
    Skalnik finished 1-for-3 with a pair of RBI's.  Whatley was 0-for-1 with a walk.

    July 30, 2014

  • FISHFRYweb.jpg Claremore QB Club holds Fish Fry Aug. 2

    The Claremore Zebra Quarterback Club will hold its annual Fish Fry fundraiser on Aug. 2 at the Claremore High School cafeteria.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sooners introduce mobile ticket delivery

    Sooners fans can now choose mobile delivery of their tickets for University of Oklahoma Athletics events. This new option for 2014 allows fans to present their mobile tickets on their smartphones at the entrance of OU Athletics facilities.

    August 1, 2014

  • Rick Cooper 'perfect AD hire' for Wayland Baptist

    Some of the best years of Rick Cooper's life were spent at Wayland Baptist University and in Plainview. Now, he's back for more.
    Cooper, who played and coached basketball at Wayland for 15 years before spending the last 20 years as head men's basketball coach at West Texas A&M University, is the new director of athletics at his alma mater.

    August 1, 2014

  • OCU's Abbott tabbed SAC Athletic Director of the Year

    Jim Abbott of Oklahoma City University has been selected Sooner Athletic Conference athletic director of the year.

    August 1, 2014

  • Matthews named Southwestern Christian women's basketball coach

    Darrick Matthews has been named head women's basketball coach at Southwestern Christian University.
    Matthews previously served as a men's basketball assistant and junior varsity coach at Southwestern Christian. Matthews also serves as a professor of sports management at SCU.

    August 1, 2014

  • Sooner Athletic Conference names new information director

    Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) Commissioner John Hudson has announced that veteran sports information director Justin Tinder will serve as the new media Information director for the 10-member NAIA conference.

    August 1, 2014

  • Ex-Hog standout Scotty Thurman joins Razorback Sports Network

    Former Arkansas Razorback Scotty Thurman is joining the Razorback Sports Network as a color analyst for Arkansas men's basketball games this season.

    August 1, 2014

  • WNBA: Hayes sparks Dream past Shock, 85-75

    Tiffany Hayes scored a career-high 27 points, Angel McCoughtry added 21 and Erika DeSouza had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Dream to a 85-75 victory over Tulsa on Thursday night.

    August 1, 2014