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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Sports

Joint celebration

Two metro organizations combine their efforts to raise support for amputees.


Sports

Moose Tyler
Blaze 5K
6:45 a.m. Saturday
Chesapeake Boathouse
725 S. Lincoln Blvd.
limbsforlife.org
605-5462
$25-$30

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Ball control

Two soccer team operators battle for the honor of being OKC’s favorite football club.


Sports

Murray Evans
Two well-known local sports operators — Prodigal and Sold Out Strategies — find themselves on opposite sides. Prodigal, led by owner Bob Funk Jr., plans to bring a USL Pro team to the city that will start play next year.The United Soccer League and North American Soccer League (NASL) each eye Oklahoma City with a potential for a thriving professional franchise, one that someday could play at the highest level of the sport in North America.
 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Big lessons, little packages

Touchtone Youth Project brings together underserved local youth with willing area mentors to help both reach new heights together.


Sports

Liz Blood
Housed in the grain silos just south of Bricktown is Rocktown Climbing Gym, a one-stop-shop for sport climbing.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Doubting Pokes

Oklahoma State supporters are fighting back against Sports Illustrated’s allegations of improper payments, academic misconduct, drug abuse and inappropriate sexual conduct.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
Like the apostle Thomas, the skeptic who refused to believe in the resurrection without seeing it firsthand, supporters of Oklahoma State University’s embattled football program are fighting back against allegations reported by Sports Illustrated in its five-part series, The Dirty Game.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Oklahoma’s public defenders


Commentary

Robin Meyers
I am not talking about those brave, idealistic, underpaid lawyers who work to protect the last and the least, but KFOR, KOCO, KWTV and other local media outlets whose job it has become to defend the honor and reputation of our state when it is under attack by “foreigners” — aka, Australian politicians, lying journalists at Sports Illustrated or even the “unorthodox” Ed Shadid.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Killing the messenger


CFN

Gazette staff
We know the Sports Illustrated reports about the OSU football program elicited strong reactions from fans, but this is ridiculous.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Kickin’ it

Fields and Futures event gives OKC schools — and communities — a running start at bright futures. The Oct. 6 event welcomes sports stars and local celebrities to Webster Middle School opening.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez

Tim McLaughlin, founder of Fields and Futures, remembers taking a bus tour with the Wes Welker Foundation to see the athletic fields of the Oklahoma City School District in order to determine which ones would get funding.

 
Wednesday, October 2, 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

Rage it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

We don’t know what it is, but professional fighting is just way cooler in a cage. See a variety of mixed martial artists do their thing at Rage in the Cage, a special cage fight event exclusively featuring Oklahomans. Matches begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. Admission is $25-$50. Visit ticketstorm.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Sweet and salty


CFN

Gazette staff
Kevin Durant is a good guy. So good, in fact, that he even treats his hecklers cordially.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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