Claremore Daily Progress

Sports

August 13, 2012

SOCCER: Cowgirls take down Arkansas 2-0 in exhibition

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State scored off a deflection 20 minutes into the game and the No. 5 Cowgirls went on to a 2-0 exhibition soccer victory over Arkansas on Saturday.

Last year, No. 6 Oklahoma State recorded a 4-0 victory over the Razorbacks in Fayetteville.

"We got out of it what we needed to get out of it," first-year head coach Colby Hale said. "OSU is a very talented team. We needed to get exposed in some areas and we did, and we needed to have some success in some areas and we did. We got out of it exactly what we needed."

Arkansas generated an offensive attack with a shot on goal five minutes in. Ten minutes in, OSU had three shots on goal over a four-minute stretch with keeper Kelly Roliard registering saves on all three.

At the 24:50 mark, Arkansas was called for a foul just outside the 18. Megan Marchesano took the free kick. The shot bounced off a player near the goal and right back to Marchesano. She fired the deflection into the upper left corner of the net for the goal.

At the 14-minute mark, Arkansas' offense generated two shots over a 20-second stretch, but one was blocked and OSU keeper Adrianna Franch made a save on the other.

Hale played 17 Razorbacks in the first half and liberally substituted in the second half. For the game, 20 Razorbacks played.

"Almost everybody had a chance to play," Hale said. "I think we answered some questions we had. Overall, we're pleased."

OSU scored a goal six minutes into the second half on a high-arcing shot from 15 yards away for the final margin.

Arkansas opens the season for real next week, playing two games at Razorback Field in Fayetteville. Arkansas plays host to Austin Peay on Friday at 7 p.m. and Texas on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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

  • RSU places 77 student-athletes on Heartland Conference Academic All-Conference Honor Roll

    The Heartland Conference announced that more than 1000 student-athletes from its 12 member institutions landed a spot on the Academic All-Conference honor roll, including 77 from Rogers State.
     
    The Hillcats had 33 student-athletes named to the President's Honor Roll while 44 earned Commissioner's Honor Roll recognition.

    July 31, 2014

  • Indoor football coming back to Enid?

     Is Enid ready to give professional arena football another try? Oklahoma City businessman Antwone Taulton and Enid Enforcers owner Mark Timberlake think so, and are in the early stages of a plan they hope will see the return of arena football in 2015 to Enid after an absence of more than 10 years. And if things progress as one league executive expects, an official announcement could be forthcoming in the near future.

    July 31, 2014

  • OU holds Mixon out of practice, investigation continues

    Preseason practice begins for Oklahoma today, but freshman running back Joe Mixon will not be there, the school announced Wednesday night.

    The university, in its statement, said “Joe Mixon is not reporting for team activities at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation.”

    July 31, 2014

  • Ticket options available for Arkansas women's basketball

    The excitement surrounding head coach Jimmy Dykes and the 2014-15 University of Arkansas women’s basketball season is building every day in Northwest Arkansas.

    As the excitement builds, the Razorback Ticket Center has announced the availability of women’s basketball season ticket plans including several new options for this season.  Tickets go on sale beginning today and can be purchased online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com or by calling the Razorback Ticket Center at 800-982-4647.  Current season ticket holders will receive renewal forms in the mail the first week of August.

    July 31, 2014

  • Ex-OSU baseball players Oliver, Hague on new paths in All-Star season

    Matt Hague has transitioned to being a power hitter and Andy Oliver has evolved into a shutdown closer.

    The former Oklahoma State players were both named International League All-Stars after reinventing themselves this season with the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    July 31, 2014

  • Ex-Sooner Courtney Paris finding niche with Shock

    It looked like it came easily to Courtney Paris. The minute she stepped foot on the campus at the University of Oklahoma in 2005, it seemed she was already an All-American and destroying the competition in the Big 12 and across the nation.

    July 31, 2014

  • MLB: Keuchel tosses 4-hitter, Astros roll past A's

    In at least one category, Dallas Keuchel is Clayton Kershaw's equal. For at least one three-game series, Houston was better than Oakland.

    Keuchel pitched a four-hitter and Robbie Grossman homered to cap a six-run first inning that sent the Astros past the Athletics 8-1 Wednesday.

    July 31, 2014