The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


May 17, 2013

Sports briefs for 5-18-13

ENID, Okla. — Jones Big Jay Award

winner at KU banquet

Enid’s Alex Jones was one of four Big Jay Awards winners at the University of Kansas softball banquet Thursday.

The former Pacer star is a two-time Big Jay Award winner after fighting her way ack from an ACL tear that kept her out of the 2012 season.

She started all 50 games for the 34-16 Jayhawks, contributing both as a center fielder and a pitcher.

Jones hit .324 with five RBI and had a team-high 11 stolen bases. She scored 43 runs.

As a pitcher, Jones was 7-2 with a 1.94 ERA. She struck out 51 batters 431⁄3 innings, while walking only 15. Opposing batters hit only .197 against her.

She will return for the 2014 season.

Three area girls elected

for Indian All-State game

Three area players have been selected for the North girls for the 18th annual Oklahoma Indian All-State basketball game  June 15 at Fairfax. Mooreland’s Kayla Wilson and Jennifer Myers and Kingfisher’s Kortney Meat were all selected to play in the game.

EHS wrestlers to have

car wash on Sunday

A car wash benefitting the Enid High wrestling program will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Family Video.

Worrell helps TU to

move up at regional

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Enid’s Chris Worrell shot a 74 as Tulsa’s men moved up from ninth to sixth at an NCAA regional tournament. TU, with a 36-hole score of 595, trailed Kent State (591) by four shots for the fifth and final qualifying spot for the NCAA championships.

Worrell is tied for 29th individually at 149. He shot a 75 Thursday.

Host Arkansas leads with a 573, followed by Illinois (574), Texas (583) and Oklahoma State (590).

Athletics’ Anderson has

stress fracture in foot

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics said left-hander and opening day starter Brett Anderson, a Stillwater native, has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot that will require further rest and time on the disabled list.

Anderson underwent CT and bone scans during Thursday’s off day, the team said. Anderson, who is 1-4 with a 6.21 ERA in six outings and five starts, is scheduled to be re-examined in four weeks.

Manager Bob Melvin had said Wednesday that Anderson was still experiencing soreness in his sprained right ankle, including after pitcher fielding practice Tuesday.


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    DBAT Gallegos, who has been battling adversity all season (lost five players through injuries) took advantage of their opportunities in beating Metroplex rival Dallas Mustangs, 3-0 Sunday in the finals of the Connie South Plains Regional.
    The victory put the DBAT (34-7) into the Connie Mack World Series, which begins Friday at Farmington, N.M.

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  • Meadowlake retains Enid Ryder Cup

    Jay Betchan might have a statement a week before he tries to defend his Wheat Capital championship next week.
    Betchan completed a perfect 3-0 record for Meadowlake with a 6-and-4 win over John Petersen as the Municipal Course took the Enid Ryder Cup for the fourth straight year, 131⁄2-101⁄2 overall.
    The two teams split six singles matches Sunday at Oakwood in the final day of the three-day competition.

    July 27, 2014

  • Bruce Campbell mug use me Allie Reynolds belongs in Hall of Fame

    It was with a twinge of sadness watching the Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony on Sunday, knowing Oklahoma’s Allie Reynolds still is not in the Hall of Fame and there’s a good chance he won’t be in.

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  • DezPhoto.jpeg Bryant showing maurity as leader of Dallas receivers

    Dez Bryant is going into the final season of his rookie contract with the potential of a big pay day looming. And his answers on that topic sound more like a leader than the troubled rookie who didn’t pay his jewelry bills four years ago.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hall of Fame Photo.jeg Hall ceremony emotion for six inductees

    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
    Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats.
    Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Torre and La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.

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  • Gordon nails restart to win Brickyard 400

     With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
    Gordon nailed the final restart of the race — no given because restarts have been Gordon’s Achilles heel — to pass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne with 17 laps remaining at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    July 27, 2014

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  • Edwards leaving Roush team

    July 27, 2014

  • Nibali wins Tour de France

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