The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 23, 2013

Local sports briefs for 3-24-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Plainsmen rained out

at Edmond Festival

EDMOND — The Enid High School baseball team’s final game in the Edmond Memorial Festival was rained out Saturday.

The Plainsmen (3-9) were scheduled to play Putnam City North. The team’s next game, weather permitting, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday against visiting division foe U.S. Grant at David Allen Memorial Ballpark, followed by a junior varsity game.

Local youth advances

to Hoop Shoot Nationals

DALLAS — An Enid third-grader will compete in the national final of the Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot next month in Springfield, Mass.

Taurion Sullivan hit 24 of 25 shots Saturday in Dallas to earn a berth in the national final April 10 in Springfield, Mass., with a chance to have his name displayed at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Sullivan, a 9-year-old third-grade student at Taft Elementary, hit 25 of 25 shots from 11 feet in a local contest in Enid and a regional contest in Kingfisher. Sullivan then advanced from a state competition in Sapulpa last month to the regional competition Saturday in Dallas.

Hall of Fame induction

to be shown on Express

Highlights of the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame Induction banquet will be shown at 10:30 tonight on the Oklahoma High School Sports Express on KOKH (Channel 8, Suddenlink).

Former Enid High football coach Tom Cobble, Current Chisholm assistant and former Watonga track and cross country coach Jim Coleman and Blaine Stone, who coached at a number of area schools, were among the inductees.

Okarche’s Rae Grellner will be shown performing the national anthem on her violin before helping the Lady Warriors win the Class A state championship game.

Highlights of the Class 4A wrestling tournament will be shown.

EJRT Colts to hold

car wash Saturday

The EJRT Enid Colts  football team will be conducting a series of car washes beginning at 9 a.m.Saturday at Jumbo Foods East, located at 221 S. 30th. Proceeds will go toward equipment upgrades and player fees.