Greater Tulsa Reporter
There’s a new sport in Tulsa, and it’s not easy to explain – unless the individuals explaining it are from Australia. They know it well.Read More
Frank Haith may have brought his own coaching staff when he joined the University of Tulsa as head coach of its basketball program last year, but Haith holds an additional asset on his staff – a familiar former player much beloved by the Tulsa faithful.Read More
The game has changed, the venue has changed, the league has changed, but the name remains the same. Still, according to head coach David Irving, this isn’t your father’s version of the Tulsa Roughnecks.Read More
Bob Carpenter enjoys the moment. For the first time in his 39 years of broadcasting, he was named Co-Sportscaster of the Year (with Joe Beninati of hockey’s Washington Capitals) for the District of Columbia area. “I guess,” he laughs, “the longer you stick around the more you start collecting awards.” As pleased as he is with his award, he seems equally happy with a similar nod given Tulsa Golden Hurricane voice Bruce Howard. “In Oklahoma, I just don’t think Tulsa-area sportscasters get their due. I’m happy for Bruce.”Read More
TULSA BOAT SHOW: The 2015 Tulsa Boat, Sport and Travel Show took place Feb. 2-8 at the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square, with an increased attendance of 21 percent over last year, says Jennifer Maricle, show manager. Standing with Maricle is Kevin McClure, of Grand Lake Boat Sales. Preparations for next year’s 60th anniversary show are already underway, to be held Feb. 1-6, 2016.Read More
TTCU The Credit Union, provider of financial services, sponsored The Best Field Trip Ever for the tenth time at Oral Roberts University. The event took place this season during the ORU vs. S.W. Christian women’s game. Admission was free to all who attended.Read More
First-year Head Coach Philip Montgomery and the Tulsa football coaching staff will get on the practice field for the first time with the Golden Hurricane team on Sunday, March 8, it was announced today.Read More
Former major leaguer Razor Shines is the Tulsa Drillers’ new team manager. Shines will become the 21st full-time manager in franchise history when the 2015 season begins on April 9. This will be the Drillers’ first season as an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.Read More
University of Tulsa’s Director of Sports Broadcasting and Voice of Tulsa football and basketball Bruce Howard has been named the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) Sportscaster of the Year for the state of Oklahoma, it was announced recently by the NSSA.Read More
A dozen men and women, representing all nine Tulsa Public Schools high schools, were inducted into the TPS Third Annual Athletics Hall of Fame Jan. 15 at the Marriott Southern Hills.Read More
The University of Tulsa Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Derrick Gragg introduced Philip Montgomery as the school’s 29th head football coach at a press conference on the TU campus Dec. 15.Read More
In November, the Tulsa Sports Commission announced the formation of an initiative focused on empowering women and girls through sports and fitness in the Tulsa area.Read More
The University of Tulsa and Derrick Gragg, vice president and director of athletics, announced Monday that Bill Blankenship has concluded his tenure as head coach of the Golden Hurricane football program.Read More
It was only October. Still football time. Halloween days away.
Yet around the University of Tulsa campus, and particularly in the corridors of the Reynolds Center, there were sounds of “Happy New Year.”Read More
Can it really be 50 years? A half-century?
Basketball at Oral Roberts University is indeed reaching the golden milestone.
Seems like only yesterday. Coach Bill White. The ORU Fieldhouse, aka the round house. Carl Hardaway. The junior college dominated freshman schedule of 1965-66. Oral Roberts himself.