ENID, Okla. —
NOC Enid visits
Dodge City for 2
NOC Enid’s baseball team (4-16) will attempt to break a three-game losing streak today when the Jets visit Dodge City (Kan.) Community College for a doubleheader.
It will be the Jets’ last games before taking off the remainder of the week for spring break.
The Jets lost three of four games in a recent series with Rose State, but NOC Enid coach Raydon Leaton said his team is beginning to show improvement.
Freshman Korbin Polston leads the offense with a .433 batting average with seven doubles, two triples, three home runs and 19 RBI.
Others hitting over .300 are Chase Knott (.345, 12 RBI), Sammy Terry (.333, 15 RBI), Aaron McCandless (.308, 10 RBI) and Dylan Walker (.300).
Dodge City comes to Enid for a doubleheader March 26.
Kilgore passes opening
test at nationals
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Kilgore, Texas, coached by ex-Enid High product Brian Hoberecht, defeated Shelton (Ala.) State 80-58 in the first round of the National Junior College Men’s National Basketball Tournament Monday.
The Rangers (27-4) will face No. 2 seed Spartanburg (S.C.) Methodist at noon Wednesday.
Hoberecht was coaching his first game at a national tournament.
Region 2 champion Eastern Oklahoma faces Salt Lake City, Utah Community College at noon today. Connors will face Moltow State, Tenn., at 10 a.m.
Region 2 champion Redlands was eliminated in the first round of the women’s tournament by Crowder (Mo.) College 69-64.
ENID, Okla. —
NOC Enid visits
Aggies give D-II series a state flavor
A tip of the hat to Murray State College for winning the Plains District tournament this weekend to assure there will be an Oklahoma team in the upcoming NJCAA Division II World Series at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.
The Aggies, who were 5-0 against Northern Oklahoma College Enid this season, beat MCC-Longview 14-7 in the district championship game to take a 41-21 record into the tournament.
They are a team that should be easy for Enid fans to adopt as their own.
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OU advances in softball
Top-ranked Oklahoma is headed to the NCAA Super Regionals after run-ruling Arkansas 14-1 in a regional softball final at Marita Hynes Field Sunday.
The Sooners (50-4) will host former Big 12 rival Texas A&M, now of the Southeastern Conference next weekend in a best two out-of-three series with the winner advancing to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City.
Majors-Minors twinbill rained out
April showers, bring may flowers.
May showers cancel a lot of baseball games.
Sunday’s scheduled doubleheader between the Enid Majors and Enid Minors was postponed for wet grounds from Saturday’s thunderstorms.
“The field was flooded,’’ Majors coach Chris Jensen said.
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Hennessey's Aguirre taking tough times in stride
Car Aguirre looks strange confined to a wheelchair.
The story of how the newly-minted Hennessey grad got there is told loosely through a digital jigsaw puzzle — an accident, a near-tragedy, an outpouring of support, a recovery, all expressed in Facebook posts and internet traffic.
Enid’s Harmon 4th at endorser
Top-seeded Tyler Harmon, playing with an elbow injury, had a rough day at the 16-Under Oklahoma District Tennis Association Endorser Tournament Saturday at Oakwood Country Club.
Ex-Majors make return to Enid for Alumni exhibition
Saturday was a time for Matt Peck and his former Enid American Legion teammates to set back the clock.
Jets reflect on tough season
Raydon Leaton’s ambition was to be the host team for the NJCAA Division II College World Series, which opens next weekend at David Allen Memorial Stadium.
Instead, Leaton’s Northern Oklahoma College Enid Jets went through some growing pains during a 17-39 season.
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