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OKG Newsletter


Topic: League

A real sports animal

Love him or hate him, Jim Traber just wants you to have an opinion.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
Here’s what Jim Traber says about himself:
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The reverend returns

The man who broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier is back to celebrate the feat’s 60th anniversary.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
At 87, Rev. William “Bill” Greason has had more life experiences than many of us ever will. He grew up in poverty. He served in two wars. And, in 1952, he broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Chosen ONEs

Eight metro organizations nominated as state’s top nonprofit.


News

Rachael Cervenka
Nonprofits across the state strive to better lives, one Oklahoman at a time. Some of them will be recognized and rewarded for their efforts at next month’s Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

42

A solid hit.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
In chronicling the real-life tale of Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, 42 is schmaltzy, sentimental and shameless. There is no dabbling in highfalutin niceties like subtext or nuance. Writer-director Brian Helgeland, who penned the hardly simplistic L.A. Confidential, keeps his focus simple and is content to let his hero worship fly.
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Serious play

Kickball leagues make a comeback across the metro area.


Sports

Tim Farley
Remember playing kickball as a kid on the school playground with the big red ball?
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Buddy system

The Oklahoma City Barons partner up with Special Olympics athletes to encourage community support.


Features

Liz Blood
“They really care, and they’re not doing it because they have to,” said Chase’s dad, Chad Buell. As a result of the team’s generosity, the Buells became season ticket holders. Buddies events throughout the year include bowling nights and other sporting events.The Oklahoma City Barons hockey team, now entering its fourth playing season, has emerged as a leader in community-building and generosity with its Barons Buddies program.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Puck it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Hockey season is in full swing. In fact, one might say it’s more of a slap shot than a wrist shot (hockey joke), so go see your hometown Oklahoma City Barons as they take on division rivals the Texas Stars 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Tickets are $10-$38. Call 602-8500 or visit okcbarons.com.

Friday–Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Women's football league tryouts are Sunday


Sports

Jennifer Chancellor
The Sugar and Spice Women's Full Contact Football League is expanding into Oklahoma City, it said in a media statement.
 
Thursday, February 6, 2014

Energy FC open soccer tryouts this weekend


Sports

Devon Green
Energy FC Open Try-outs Registration: energyfc.com South Lake Soccer Complex 12310 S. Meridian Ave. energyfc.com 235-KICK $200
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Fields & Futures partners with Energy soccer


News

Devon Green
Oklahoma City’s Soccer Team, the Energy FC recently welcomed local business leader Tim McLaughlin as an equal partner in their management team.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014
 
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