The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


February 12, 2013

Sports briefs for 2-12-13

Weather postpones NOC Enid baseball

Mother Nature scored its first win over NOC Enid’s baseball team.

Today’s scheduled 2 p.m. game against Butler County (Kan.) College has been postponed due to projected bad weather. Forecasters have predicted several inches of snow in Enid for today.

Jets coach Raydon Leaton said the game has been tentatively rescheduled for Feb. 20.

The Jets (1-3) are scheduled to play Colby (Kan.) Community College Friday at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva.

Des Moines (Iowa) Area Community College will face the Jets in a three-game series this weekend at David Allen Memorial Ballpark. The two teams  play a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday and a single nine-inning game Sunday.

DMACC plays NOC Tonkawa in a 6 p.m. nine-inning game Friday at David Allen.

OBA concludes regular season at Mooreland

Oklahoma Bible Academy will take some momentum into tonight’s regular season basketball finale at Mooreland.

Both OBA teams will take 9-13 records into the game after sweeping Morrison on Friday.

The girls had their highest offensive production of the season in defeating the Lady Wildcats 57-51 to break a three-game losing streak. Brooke Wayman (28) and Erin Coffin (14) had season-high performances.

The boys broke a five-game losing streak with a 55-47 victory behind a season-high 20 points from Logan Jantz and 13 from Adam Eaton.

Mooreland’s girls (18-3) are coming off back-to-back losses to two top 10 teams — Burlington, No. 7, Class B and Fairview, No. 3, 2A. The Lady Bearcats are ranked No. 14 in 2A.

The Bearcat boys (15-6)  are coming off a 66-40 loss to Fairview.

Both OBA teams face Minco in elimination games in a 2A district Friday at Fairview.

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There are several remembrances of Houghton at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. In an exhibit labeled “Diamond Dreams,” Houghton’s Bobbies cap and her jersey from a Japanese baseball tour are on display. She donated the items to the Hall.

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