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Jimmy Gillispie/Stillwater News Press Oklahoma State senior soccer player Jaci Jones, center, high-fives a young Cowgirl soccer fan last August at the Fan Appreciation Day event in Gallagher-Iba Arena. The now former Cowgirl was named the Big 12 Conference Sportsperson of the Year, becoming …

STILLWATER, Okla. — It’s been more than two years since Jeffrey Carroll wore an Oklahoma State basketball uniform, but he’s hoping to give Cowboy fans something to cheer for later this summer.

McAlester Chief of Police Roy Anders and desk sergeant Tom Holleman founded the McAlester Boxing Club in the spring of 1947, and Don Vaughan was one of its earliest members. It is then that his boxing career began.

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By a 7-6 vote, the board rejected a three-phase plan to restart prep sports that would have kept organized athletics sidelined until at least Aug. 1 and banned organized practices until the end of June.

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A deeply divided Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors rejected a proposed plan that would have placed significant restrictions on a return to prep sports in Oklahoma.

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• Editor’s note: There are more questions than answers regarding when, and how, college football will begin again. Each week until next season, The Transcript will produce its Watch List to monitor developments, setbacks or points of interest surrounding college football’s anticipated return. 

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Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, in a notice sent to its members on Tuesday, said it was delaying announcing its plans for the resumption of activities.

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Both events were well-received and came off without much of a hitch and we should all cheer this small step toward the return of professional major sports.

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The Oklahoma Flying Aces indoor professional team remains hopeful that there will still be a season and fans can cheer them on at the Stride Bank Center.

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The board voted unanimously to increase ticket prices for preliminary playoff rounds to $7 and to $10 for championship rounds in most sports. However, playoff ticket prices for football and soccer will increase to $10 for all playoff rounds.

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Enid Speedway promoter Kip Hughes' roots run deep at the venerable 3/8-mile dirt racetrack located on the Garfield County Fairgrounds. That, and a love for all things racing, keeps him going and determined to ensure the speedway remains viable and will emerge from the current shutdown caused…

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The sports cancellations started like a ripple and developed into a full-blown tsunami the likes of which we have never seen in most of our lifetimes.

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EDMOND, Okla. — Amidst concerns over transmission of the respiratory sickness COVID-19, the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletics Association will postpone the Class 2A through Class 6A brackets of the OSSAA State Basketball Tournaments. 

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ENID - Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., Stittsworth Memory Chapel, Pastor Lester L. Lowry officiating. Burial will follow in Enid Cemetery, under the kind guidance of Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service. www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com