The eighth class of Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) Athletics Hall of Fame was honored during a banquet at the DoubleTree Tulsa at Warren Place.
For the first time since the 1992-93 season, the Eufaula Lady Ironheads (25-4) are going to the Oklahoma Schools Secondary Athletic Association (OSSAA) State basketball tournament in Oklahoma City. The No. 9 ranked Lady Ironheads earned a tough 44-37 win over No. 6 ranked Roland (21-6) in the Class 3A Area IV consolation finals at the Checotah Event Center on Saturday night.
Eufaula and University of Oklahoma alumni Sadie Houston will be inducted into the 2020 Class of the OU Rugby Hall of Fame. Houston has garnered a lot of attention through selections to the USA Stars and Texas Select Side and powered the OU Roses to High Dirt, Denver and Wayne Nebraska Championships. She received Most Valuable Player honors at High Dirt and Most Valuable Back at Oklahoma as Captain.
Checotah senior Lynzey Forsblom took the next step of her golf career as she signed with Fort Scott Community College in Winfield, Kansas, on Monday. Forsblom has played a vital role on the Lady Wildcats’ golf team for multiple years.
Checotah co-offensive coordinator Brian Young and his big brother Darin, representing B’nM Poles, took their fishing skills to Mississippi and won the American Crappie Trail National Championship on Sardis Lake. The Youngs won nearly $41,500.00, including a new Ranger bass boat worth $40,500.00.