Sturgeon, Gonzalez excited to coach together
Is there a more natural pairing to coach the Enid Minors than Seth Sturgeon and Zach Gonzalez?
They have been best friends since age 3 and have been teammates on every team except their freshman year in college, when Sturgeon played at Hutchinson, Kan., and Gonzalez at Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa.
They were roommates the past two years at USAO, where they helped revive a Drovers program leading the school to a 41-19 record this spring and a trip to the NAIA national tournament.
Ruding signs with Baker
Baker University tennis coach Joe Ahmadian hopes he has started a pipeline to Enid High School.
As a rookie coach three years ago, he signed Plainsman Devin Glasgow, his current No. 3 singles player.
Wednesday he added to it, signing Acer Lulu Ruding, a three-time state placer.
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Kevin Durant, Thunder at risk of elimination
The Memphis Grizzlies are showing a knack for closing out tight games against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
All that’s left to prove is whether they can finish off a playoff series that’s been nip and tuck throughout and move on to the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history.
Majors, Minors to play in Les Beckham league
Merry Lee Nafus was a little emotional after learning the Enid Majors and Enid Minors will be playing in a league this summer named after her late father Les Beckham.
Beckham was the baseball chairman for Enid Argonne American Legion Post No. 4 for 44 years, and was involved in the decision to move from American Legion to Connie Mack.
Two Acers earn all-state honors
Kathryn Dillingham and Alex Dick didn’t achieve their goal of winning the No. 1 doubles championship at the state Class 6A tennis tournament.
But the Acer duo will still leave strong legacy from their senior year after being named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association West girls All-State team Tuesday. The all-star match will be in July during the OCA coaches clinic.
Top prep prospect Andrew Wiggins signs with Kansas
Top prep basketball prospect Andrew Wiggins told a small gathering of family and friends at his high school gym Tuesday that he will play at Kansas.
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