The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


April 21, 2013

Sports briefs for 4-22-13

ENID, Okla. — Bartlesville test for

Plainsmen golfers

Enid’s boys golf team will get a taste of what the regionals will be like this week as they will compete in two 36-hole tournaments — at the Adams Golf Course in Bartlesville today and Echo Canyon in Guthrie Thursday.

EHS has played in only one 36-hole tournament so far, its own invitational on April 1. The regionals next week at Owasso’s Emerald Falls will be a 36-hole tournament.

“It’s going to be good for us to have two tournaments like that,’’ said Enid coach David Lee. “It should help us get ready for regionals.’’

EHS will go with a lineup of Colton Jackson (82.2 strokes per round), Mason North (84.8), Chris Hayes (97.6), Scott Phillips (96.3) and Michael Houston (95.3).

OSU captures Big 12

women’s golf crown

RHODES, Iowa -Oklahoma State’s women’s golf team claimed its first Big 12 championship since 2009 Sunday at Harvester Golf Club. The Cowgirls carded an 11-over 299 to finish at 905, 41-over par, and two strokesahead of Baylor’s  907 total. The Lady Bears began the day leading by one shot. Iowa State entered the day tied for second place before finishing alone in third at 912.

OU’s Squires wins rings

at NCAA gymnastics

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) —  Oklahoma senior Michael Squires won on the rings in the individual competition at the NCAA men’s gymnastics championships Sunday.

 Olympian Sam Mikulak added to his already jam-packed NCAA men’s gymnastics resume with two more titles Sunday.

The Michigan standout won individual crowns on the parallel bars and high bar — scoring an impressive 16.1 points on the latter apparatus.

Barons blank Houston

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Barons got a shutout from goaltender Niko Hovinen and a pair of goals from Chris VandeVelde to blank the Houston Aeros 3-0 in the regular season finale Sunday afternoon at the Cox Convention Center.  The  Barons, 40-25-2-9 will be the No. 5 seed in the Western playoffs which will begin on Friday.

 finish the 2012-13 campaign 40-25-2-9.

The Barons earned the Western Conference’s No. 5 seed in the upcoming Calder Cup playoffs with the win. The best-of-5 Western Conference quarterfinal series starts in Oklahoma City at 7 p.m. Friday.


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