The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


October 3, 2012

Sports briefs for 10-4-12

Ducks Unlimited banquet tonight

Enid Ducks Unlimited is hosting its annual banquet at 6 p.m. tonight at Groendyke Lodge.

Ducks Unlimited is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and conserves more than 12 million acres with support from contributions, and has spent over $18 million to help conserve 35,780 acres of habitat in Oklahoma.

For more information, contact Troy Enmeier at (580) 237-3057.

Ringwood boosters golf tourney Oct. 20

Ringwood All-Sports Boosters Club golf tournament is set for Oct. 20 at Turkey Creek Golf Club in Hennessey.

Registration begins at 7 a.m with a scheduled 8 a.m. shotgun start for the 4-man scramble event. Cost is $250 per team and $100 for hole sponsorship. For more information, contact Dale Hamm at (405) 443-6161 or Tim Sodowsky at (580) 402-0691.

Pacers volleyers play in regionals today

The 14th-ranked Enid Pacers volleyball team opens regional volleyball play today at Bishop Kelley.

The Pacers (23-9) will battle 16th-ranked Muskogee (22-18) at 6 p.m. Sapulpa (4-16) will play top-ranked Bishop Kelly (28-4) at 4 p.m. The winners will meet at 8 p.m. for the right to advance to the 6A state tournament.

“Muskogee is very similar to us,” said Pacers head coach Steve Bloom. “It will be a tight match. If we play good defense and serve well, we’ll have a chance to win and get a shot at Bishop Kelley.

“We’ve had a good week of practice and we’re ready to go.”

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  • Bob Stoops Sooners, as usual, managing expectations

    High hopes are always attached to Oklahoma and this year is no different with the Sooners entering the 2014 season as a consensus pick to reach the first College Football Playoff.

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  • Mike Gundy Former OSU line coach having impact on Texas staff

    It was quite possibly the biggest coaching coup of the offseason and Oklahoma State was at the wrong end of it – former Cowboy offensive line coach Joe Wickline joining the staff for Charlie Strong's Texas Longhorns.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Charlie Strong Texas’ Strong prefers not talking national title

    Charlie Strong riled up plenty of Texas fans during a statewide spring tour by saying the Longhorns wouldn’t be in the national championship game.
    The new coach toned down his honest assessment in future stops, then said Tuesday in his first appearance at Big 12 media days that he prefers not even talking about championships.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • A new ACC? New ACC settles into era of stability

    Welcome to the new Atlantic Coast Conference.
    It’s where a founding member is out, a fast-rising program is in, Notre Dame is there, too — sort of — and nobody else is leaving.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Devonte Fields TCU’s Fields investigated for alleged assault

    TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, “I should blast you!”

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Minors lose in first round

    Wren Perry and Garrett Scudder combined for a two-hitter as the D-Bats Gallegos of Dallas run-ruled the Enid Minors 8-0 in six innings in the first round of the South Plains Regional Tuesday at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.

    July 22, 2014

  • Baseballpicture.jpg Majors open regional with Cherry Creek

    The Enid Majors (36-12) enter the Connie Mack South Plains Regional Tournament today at David Allen Memorial Ballpark coming off one of their best seasons in the past few years. Now, the pressure is on as they face Cherry Creek, Colo.,at 8:15 tonight.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Enid Event Center_28_BV.jpg Ballpark to observe Military Appreciation Night

    David Allen Memorial Ballpark hosts Military Appreciation Night tonight during the 6 and 8:15 games of the Connie Mack South Plains Regional Tournament.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jeff Mullin mug 2012.jpg Rory McIlroy: There's a new tiger in town

    His father introduced him to the game when he was small, putting a golf club in his hand when he was barely past the toddler stage.
    He fell in love with it and worked hard, improving steadily. He became a terrific junior player and quickly improved.
    He was touted as the next big thing and didn’t disappoint.
    Now, at the tender age of 25, he is a multiple major champion.
    Tiger Woods? Yes, once upon a tee time. But now those words are being spoken about Rory McIlroy.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Big 12 Media Days.jpg Gundy has big plans for Hill

    The picture became a little clearer Monday of how Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year Tyreek Hill will be utilized in the Oklahoma State offense.
    And the picture is rather wide.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

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