Claremore Daily Progress

Sports

June 9, 2014

All-State softball teams play to friendly draw

EDMOND — The best softball players in the state battled each other to see which side of the state reigned supreme in the Big School All-State fast pitch game. The East and West played for nine innings to try and determine a winner from the evenly matched squads.

However, nine innings wasn’t enough as the all-star game ended in a 0-0 tie Saturday at Oklahoma Christian University.

“The game was good,” Westmoore’s Destinie Lookout said. “We didn’t win. We didn’t lose.”

Lookout was joined on the West squad by Moore’s Jenna Lynn, Caitlin Hall, and Sable Hankins and Southmoore’s Katelyn Brown.

“It was fun,” said Brown. “Not a lot of hitting. Definitely a pitching game. But it was awesome to wear the Southmoore jersey one more time.”

The game was originally supposed to be played at the University of Oklahoma softball field. But due to wet field, it was moved to Oklahoma Christian

University’s all-turf field.

Despite being named the Oklahoma Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, Brown wasn’t the starting pitcher for the West squad. The only player from the 6A state champions took the mound in the fourth inning.

Brown, who will attend Southern Nazarene next year, walked her first batter. But she got out of the inning without any runs or hits being registered.

However, in the first, the East put runners on first and third with two outs. Brown struck out the next batter to end the threat.

Lookout, who is heading to OU in the fall, started at third base, but also played first. However, she went hitless on the afternoon.

Lynn came to the plate in the bottom of the sixth with runners on first and second. The future Oklahoma Baptist Lady Bison hit a towering fly ball to left. The ball was caught and thrown to third, where it looked like the runner was caught trying to take the base. But the East third basemen dropped the ball, putting runners on second and third.

Text Only
Sports
  • DSC_0111web.jpg ‘Team behind the Team’

    For the second-straight year, the Claremore Zebra student training staff will be represented in the Oklahoma Coaches All-State games held in Tulsa.
    Meranda Golbek and Sarah Szcinski, a pair of 2014 Claremore High School graduates, earned All-State honors for their athletic training careers and will join two other student trainers from Jenks and Stillwater High School on the East squad.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

  • VYPE Oklahoma Football Preview magazine available Thursday

    The VYPE Oklahoma High School/College football preview magazine will be available on Thursday across Rogers County.

    July 22, 2014

  • OUTDOORS: Abu Garcia Revo Beast wins Best Freshwater Reel Award

    The Abu Garcia Revo Beast has been awarded the Best Freshwater Reel Award at the 2014 ICAST show in Orlando, Fla. The new reel tests the limits of what is possible for a baitcast reel.

    July 22, 2014

  • AP Source: Cavs set on signing Wiggins

    Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.

    A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days.

    July 22, 2014

  • BASEBALL: Drillers rout Cardinals in series opener

    The Tulsa Drillers began their series in Spingfield in ideal fashion with a 7-1 win over the Cardinals Monday night.
     
    Taylor Featherston's monster night combined with yet another masterful start from Carlos Hernandez to produce the Tulsa victory.

    July 22, 2014

  • OSU Football Fan Appreciation Day set for Aug. 2

    Oklahoma State fans can officially start the 2014 Cowboy football season on Aug. 2 when OSU hosts its annual Fan Appreciation Day, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

    July 22, 2014

  • GOLF: Molini-Risenhoover win Heritage Hills Invitational title

    Levi Molini and Brad Risenhoover teamed together to take top honors in the Heritage Hills Invitational held this past weekend.
    Molini and Risenhoover posted a two-day total of 120 — shooting a 58-62 — in the championship flight to claim the overall tournament winner.

    July 22, 2014

  • NSU women's tennis tryout set for Aug. 27

    The Northeastern State women's tennis team will host tryouts at 3 p.m. Aug. 27 at the NSU Tennis Complex for the upcoming 2015 season.

    July 22, 2014

  • NSU Football Meet and Greet set for July 28

    Northeastern State football coach Rob Robinson and staff have announced the date for the first NSU Football Meet and Greet to help promote the upcoming 2014 season.

    July 22, 2014