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Lale Edil (third from right) will be competing for Team USA at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Bulgaria from July 19-23. (Liz Parke/OU Athletics photo)

OU athlete wins spot on USA Under 23 rowing team

Ben Dackiw July 11, 2023

Typically, people spend summer holidays grilling hamburgers, but University of Oklahoma rower Lale Edil was otherwise engaged the July 4 weekend. Instead, she was out on the Oklahoma River, where the...

Game over: OU eliminated after ECU loss

Game over: OU eliminated after ECU loss

Ben Dackiw June 4, 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – While the Oklahoma Sooners gave the East Carolina Pirates a better game the second time around, ECU still eliminated OU from the NCAA Tournament, a year removed from playing...

Oklahoma Pitcher Braxton Douthit delivers a pitch during his complete game effort against the Army Black Knights.

It takes an army: Sooners stay alive with win over West Point

Ben Dackiw June 3, 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia –The Oklahoma Sooners staved off elimination Saturday with a 10-1 win over the Army Black Knights behind a complete game by starting pitcher Braxton Douthit. OU lived to...

A Sooner baseball player winds up his swing while East Carolina players watch prior to their Friday night matchup. The Sooners lost to the Pirates 14 – 5.

Damage Done: Sooners falter in opener against East Carolina

Ben Dackiw June 3, 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Almost exactly a year ago, the Oklahoma Sooners opened the NCAA Tournament with a massive 16-3 win over Liberty in the Gainesville Regional. After being one of the “last...

University of Oklahoma distance runner, Anass Mghari begins his daily practice at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023. (Gaylord News photo/Kailey Carnine)

OU distance runner’s journey through Ramadan and beyond

Kailey Carnine April 24, 2023

Anass Mghari, of Oujada, Morocco, and the middle child of five siblings, has been participating in Ramadan fasting since he was 12-years-old. However, the difficulty of fasting  intensified as Mghari...

Photo by Brianna Brown, Gaylord News.

Nine former Sooners will play in NFL title games Sunday

Blake Mullen January 27, 2023

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Oklahoma will have more former players than any other NCAA program in the NFL’s Conference Championship games on Sunday. The National Football Conference (NFC) and...

Members of the Potawatomi Fire warm up before their game against the Rockwall 7’ers on April 22. Gaylord News/Steven Plaisance

Potawatomi Fire pro basketball team drawing community support

Steven Plaisance May 18, 2022

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma’s newest professional sports team, the Potawatomi Fire, is 14-6 and in fourth place in The Basketball League’s central division in its inaugural season — not bad for a team that...

Run the land: Native women across the U.S. take to the roads and trails

Joseph Perez, Reporter April 29, 2021

TUCSON — “Getting lost is the best part of trail running,” Marlinda Bedonie said with a chuckle as we shielded our eyes from the morning sun, searching for our cars. We spoke on a recent morning...

Rayleigh Fisher, a 16-year-old girl, practices on Tuesday at Tuttle High School to become the first girl’s state champion in the 147 pound weight class.

Tuttle’s Fisher makes early exit at state tournament

Eric King, Reporter February 25, 2021

Rayleigh Fisher, Tuttle High School’s first girl wrestler to qualify for the state tournament, lost in the consolation round Thursday, ending her season. Fisher was pinned in the opening round by...

Campus culture on the University of Oklahoma continues to adapt around coronavirus restrictions. Photo courtesy OU.

Bars, parties and football during a global pandemic

Zaria Oates, Reporter September 10, 2020

When the University of Oklahoma Sooners kick off their season Saturday night against Missouri State, the stadium will feel empty,  but nearby Campus Corner will not. OU is limiting attendance inside...

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