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Lawson Sumler, Reporter

November 3, 2017


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Just like always, the world of fütbol has proved to be action-packed once again. Europe’s best returned to action and Major League Soccer playoffs kicked off stateside. Starting with the MLS, favorites Toronto FC eked out a victory over the New York Red Bulls in their series’ first leg, 2-1. Toronto...

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Lawson Sumler, Reporter

October 18, 2017


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After a turbulent week of international matches, the scene for the World Cup in 2018 is coming into focus. Twenty-three countries have qualified for the tournament, with nine spots available. Starting in North America, the shocking story was the United States’ failure to qualify for the tournament f...

Bixby Basketball: On The Rise

Bixby Basketball: On The Rise

Paden Campbell, Reporter

October 12, 2017


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The Bixby High boys basketball team is definitely something to pay attention to this year. New coach Nate Smith says he is amped and optimistic about leading the team into the season. Bixby’s district rival, Union, lost NCAA Division I players to graduation, but that team will remain formidable. Smit...

College Football Mania: Week 5

College Football Mania: Week 5

Sam Herrold, Reporter

October 5, 2017


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Top Games No. 5 Southern California traveled to No. 16 Washington State and the game was set to be a good one. It finished with an epic ending with the Cougars upsetting the Trojans, 30-27, on a late field goal. USC’s Sam Darnold had a tough night throwing against the Cougar defense with zero touchdown p...

Extra Time: Week 5

Extra Time: Week 5

Lawson Sumler, Reporter

October 5, 2017


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Another monumental week of fútbol results rolled in and competition heated up as fall descended in Europe. Starting in the British Premier League, current league leader Manchester City defeated defending champion Chelsea in a rousing 1-0 contest. The game was rife with storylines as the Citizens’ onl...

Speed, Bumps and Hurdles

Speed, Bumps and Hurdles

Ashton Leavitt, Reporter

October 5, 2017


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Bloody knees. Ripped cheeks. Bruised hips. These are why people love the sport of cyclocross. Cyclocross is a sport that takes many skills, and the Tulsa cyclocross community has a chance to practice these skills at the Transitions LifeCare cyclocross races at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday on the west ...

College Football Mania

College Football Mania

Sam Herrold, Reporter

September 29, 2017


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The Texas-Southern California showdown in Los Angeles was exciting. The last time these two played was in the 2006 National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl. Down to the wire, both teams went into double overtime, which ended with a 27-24 game victory by USC. This shows that Coach Tom Herman is slowly...

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Lawson Sumler, Reporter

September 28, 2017


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In another classic weekend, world soccer provided viewers with a few serious gems. Starting in the British Premier League, the weekend was quite ordinary. All the big, hot teams continued their winning ways, with both Manchester clubs, the North London teams and Chelsea each securing three points. ...

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Lawson Sumler, Reporter

September 15, 2017


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Another fascinating weekend of soccer was in store as league play returned after an international break. All of the world’s biggest teams were in action, with the results coming thick and fast and as unsuspecting as usual. In the British Premier League, Liverpool had a bit of a rough game against ea...

College Football Mania: Week 2

College Football Mania: Week 2

Sam Herrold, Reporter

September 15, 2017


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This past weekend saw another great week of college football with many thrilling games, including ESPN's College Game Day visiting Columbus, Ohio, for No. 5 Oklahoma vs. No. 2 Ohio State. After the stunning victory for the Sooners in an epic thriller, quarterback Baker Mayfield planted an OU flag in ...

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Lawson Sumler, Reporter

September 11, 2017


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Another exciting weekend of international soccer came to a close last week and the picture for next year’s World Cup in Russia became a bit more clear. Of the 32 spots open for the tournament, eight have already been secured: host country Russia, perennial powerhouse Brazil, North American darlings M...

College Football Mania, Week 1

College Football Mania, Week 1

Sam Herrold, Reporter

September 6, 2017


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In one of college football's biggest comebacks ever, UCLA, led by team captain and Heisman hopeful Josh Rosen, rallied from 34 points down to defeat visiting Texas A&M, 45-44, in college football’s first big weekend of the 2017 season. The loss was a major blow for the Aggies, had hope for a great...

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