Claremore Daily Progress

Sports

April 22, 2013

Hillcat Golf set for SAC Championship

ARDMORE — Rogers State men’s and women’s golf teams will tee up Monday for the opening round of the Sooner Athletic Conference Championship at Dornick Hills Golf & Country Club in Ardmore, Okla.

The tournament takes place April 22-23 as both men’s and women’s programs in the SAC will battle for entry into the NAIA Championships. This year's SAC Championships will feature the men and the women playing on the same course simultaneously. The men will tee off on the first hole, while the women will start from the 10th tee.

The SAC boasts of the most ranked men’s teams of any NAIA league. OCU holds the No. 2 spot, while Wayland Baptist has the 12th slot. Lubbock Christian sits at No. 18, while Oklahoma Baptist is 22nd. The men’s tournament starts 8 a.m. Monday.

Rogers State, who is receiving votes in the national rankings, along with John Brown and Mid-America Christian rounds out the men’s tournament field.

The Hillcat men will head to the tournament with Garrett Fey, Tanner Owens, Preston Bartley, Hagen Barmasse and Mark Healy as coach Lynn Blevins’ selected five.

Owens, a senior, leads the Hillcats with the lowest average score at 75.41 on the season totaling two rounds in the 60s and six rounds of par or better. Freshman Garrett Fey is averaging five-over par on the season in his 22 rounds. Bartley holds the team low score of the season shooting a 65 at the U.C. Ferguson Classic in September. Barmasse in 11 rounds of tournament play this season is averaging 5.82 over par with two rounds of par or better in four tournaments played. Healy has competed in three tournaments this season for the Hillcats with an average score of 79.29.

The SAC leads all NAIA leagues with all five of its women’s teams in the latest national top 25. OCU moved up to second, while Lubbock Christian went to fourth. Wayland Baptist sits 11th, Rogers State 21st and Oklahoma Baptist cracked the ratings at No. 25.

Text Only
Sports
  • DSC_0237web.jpg Hrdlicka, Teter pour ‘heart’ into Zebra soccer program

    For the past four years, Claremore High School seniors Katelin Teter and Nick Hrdlicka have represented the ‘heart and soul’ of the Lady Zebra and Zebra soccer programs.
    The soccer duo will join seven other seniors on Friday night for Homecoming against Collinsville at Lantow Field.

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • DSC_0014web.jpg 9 straight for Lady Zebras

    Claremore sophomore forward Bailey Steckline got the ‘hat-trick’ plus one Tuesday night in the Lady Zebras’ 10-0 win over Tulsa Memorial at  LaFortune Stadium.
    Steckline tallied two goals in the first half, and added two more in the second to complete her impressive night.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0156web.jpg Tulsa Memorial holds off Zebras, 2-1

    Tulsa Memorial scored a pair of first-half goals  to steal the momentum away from the Claremore Zebras, as well as the 2-1 win Tuesday night in Metro Lakes Conference action at LaFortune Stadium.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0015web.jpg BASEBALL: Whatley, Howe power Zebras past Tahlequah

    Claremore’s Matt Whatley has proven over the past four years that he’s one of the toughest outs in the Metro Lakes Conference.
    On Tuesday, Whatley went 3-for-4 with two singles and a triple while sparking the Zebras to a 12-2 win over Tahlequah in five innings at American Legion Park.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • BASEBALL: Dewey takes pair from Sequoyah

    It’s very difficult to win when you can’t score.
    Class 4A third-ranked Dewey blanked homestanding Sequoyah 7-0 and 2-0 in a district doubleheader on Tuesday, improving to 21-3 with a dominating two-hit pitching performance in the opener and a four-hitter in the nightcap.

    April 18, 2014

  • SOCCER: Sequoyah topples No. 15 Catoosa, 1-0

    Sequoyah boys soccer coach Bob Campbell had one phrase to sum up his feelings following the Eagles’ game with 15th ranked Catoosa at home Tuesday night.
    “We’re in the driver’s seat.’’
    Alex Bourgeois scored late in the first half and Sequoyah made it stand up for a 1-0 victory over the Indians in a showdown for the district lead.

    April 18, 2014

  • Jackson sprints Zebras to 1st place at OBU Relays

    Claremore senior sprinter Tyler Jackson felt the need for speed Wednesday afternoon at the Oklahoma Baptist University High School Invitational.
    Jackson notched a pair of first-place victories in the 200-meter dash and the 400-meter dash to help Claremore earn 130 points for top honors.

    April 18, 2014

  • BASEBALL: Arkansas Tech roughs up ‘Cats

    The Rogers State University baseball team had a disappointing finish in its home finale as No. 12-ranked Arkansas Tech blanked the Hillcats 11-0 Tuesday evening in non-conference action from the Diamond Sports Complex.

    April 18, 2014

  • BASEBALL: Southwest Baptist slips past NSU, 5-3

     The Northeastern State baseball team lost 5-3 to Southwest Baptist Thursday afternoon at Dobson Field.
     
    The RiverHawks (19-22, 15-18 MIAA) held a 3-0 lead early in the contest, but a late rally from the Bearcats (23-18, 19-13 MIAA) and costly errors from the visitors allowed the home team to secure the series-opening triumph.

    April 18, 2014

  • WOMEN'S TENNIS: Conference champion NSU lands top seed in MIAA tourney

    The No. 31-ranked Northeastern State women's tennis team has drawn the top seed in the 2014 MIAA Women's Tennis Championship, the league announced Thursday morning.

    April 18, 2014