The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 7, 2013

Sports briefs for 3-08-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Cobble to be inducted

into OCA Hall of Fame

Former Enid Plainsmen head football coach Tom Cobble will be inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame it was announced by the Oklahoma Coaches Association.

Cobble, currently head coach at Chickasha, compiled a record of 29-25 with the Plainsmen from 2003 through 2007. He guided Enid to a state runner-up finish in 2006, finishing 9-5, losing 28-7 to Jenks in the 6A title game. It was Enid’s last appearance in the state championship game and first since the Plainsmen won the title in 1983

Prior to arriving in Enid, Cobble led El Reno to the state championship game in 1981 and won a state title at Weatherford in 1999.  Cobble left Enid to return to El Reno, where he guided the Indians to state runner-up finishes in 2008 and 2009. He was 4-6 in his last season in El Reno in 2010 before accepting the head coaching position at Chickasha. He currently is in his second stint with the Fightin’ Chicks. Cobble is one of 10 athletic coaches who will be inducted in the Hall of Fame July 28 in Tulsa.

Netters go to Muskogee

Enid’s tennis teams will see a lot of familiar faces today (girls) and Saturday (boys) at the Muskogee Tournament.

Much of the field (Bartlesville, Broken Arrow, Cascia Hall, Edmond North, Jenks, Muskogee, Owasso, Sand Springs and Union) were either at the Jenks or Union Tournaments the past week.

The girls will go with a lineup of Alexis Blasi (2-6), No. 1 singles; Gabrielle Dick (8-0), No. 2 singles; Kathryn Dillingham and Alex Dick (7-1), No. 1 doubles; and Madison Blevins and Savannah Blasi (7-1), No. 2 doubles.

The boys will go with a lineup of Zach Gwin (2-6), No. 1 singles; Jason Christopherson (5-3), No. 2 singles; Connor Angleton and Blake Young (2-6), No. 1 doubles; and Tyler Hallett and Koderick Miller (3-1), No. 2 doubles.

“We want to hold our seeds for sure,’’ said Enid coach Darrell Herndon.

 “I hope our (girls) doubles teams get another chance at Jenks, but they are known for switching their teams around’’ The boys are showing a lot of improvement.’’