The Woodward News


May 2, 2014

Sports briefs

Boomers, Clinton split games

For the second year in a row, the Boomers and Clinton will play a winner-take-all game for the District 4A baseball championship.

Woodward and the Tornadoes split games on Thursday night and the district title contest will be today at 1 p.m. in Clinton.

After a close 4-3 loss in the opener, the Boomers routed Clinton 10-0 in the second game to force the decisive contest.

The Boomers,. 14-17, are looking for their first district championship since 2011 when they reached the state championship game.

Softball team ends season

The Boomer softball team ended its season on Thursday in the 6A regional at Westmoore.

Woodward defeated Putnam City West to start the day, then dropped 2 games to top-5 ranked Westmoore, which advances to the state tournament.

Leedey closes in on state berth

The host Leedey Bison outscored two opponents by a 36-1 margin on Thursday and moved within a game of qualifying for the Class B state baseball tournament.

The Bison defeated Vici 20-1 and Cimarron 16-0 and will play one of those two teams today at 6 p.m. for the district championship.

Cimarron opened the day with a 9-3 win over Kremlin-Hillsdale.

Vici stayed alive by eliminating Kremlin-Hillsdale, 5-0.

Oklahoma hosts Baylor in Big 12 baseball

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is set to host Baylor in a three-game weekend Big 12 baseball series.

The Sooners and the Bears are to play Friday, Saturday and Sunday at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman.

OU goes into the series 25-21 on the season and 5-10 in Big 12 play while Baylor is 20-26 overall and 5-12 in the conference.

Thunder G Roberson's home burglarized

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say the home of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson was recently burglarized while he was at practice.

A Thunder spokesman said the 6-foot-7 rookie from Colorado attended the team's practice at 10 a.m. on April 21. A police report shows Roberson said he left his Edmond, Oklahoma, home at 9 a.m. that day and returned at 12:30 p.m. to find that a window screen had been pried off and a sliding glass door had a broken frame. According to the report, an Xbox worth $400 and a backpack worth $50 were stolen.

On April 28, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George's platinum 2014 All-Star ring with diamonds, valued at $15,000, was stolen from his Indianapolis home, along with a watch valued at $700.

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    ENID – Texas Stix scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning and defeated the Traveler Majors 4-3 Friday in the Connie Mack Regional.

    July 26, 2014

  • Travelers drop 6-1 decision

    ENID - DBat Gallegos out of the Dallas area dropped the Traveler Majors into the elimination bracket of the South Plains Connie Mack Regional with a 6-1 decision Thursday at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.

    July 26, 2014

  • Majors move into regional semifinals

    ENID – A second straight dynamite pitching effort and timely offense have the Traveler Majors in the championship semifinals of the Connie Mack South Plains Regional.

    July 24, 2014

  • Traveler Majors take regional opener

    ALVA - The Traveler Majors continued their strong Connie Mack playoff showing at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Tuesday.

    July 22, 2014

  • web1.jpg Travelers win Connie Mack state championship

    Down 2-0 and down to their final three outs, the Traveler Majors delivered a championship rally in the seventh inning Sunday.

    July 20, 2014 9 Photos

  • Traveler Majors in Connie Mack Finals

    ENID - The Traveler Majors are one win away from their second Connie Mack State Tournament championship in three years.

    July 20, 2014

  • Majors win Connie Mack Opener

    ENID – Brett Lorah allowed two hits over 6.1 innings and Jesus Gamez shut down a threat in the seventh as the Travelers beat Southmoore 3-0 in the Connie Mack State Tournament on Wednesday.

    July 18, 2014

  • State tourney field set

    Fuller Park will be the host site for the OK Kids Minors (15-under) State Baseball Tournament Tuesday through Saturday.

    July 15, 2014

  • Majors finish second in festival

    After a second place finish in the Woodward Festival on Sunday, the Traveler Majors will go to Enid this week for the Connie Mack State Tournament.

    July 15, 2014

  • Traveler Festival continues

    The Traveler Minors finished the preliminary rounds of the Woodward Festival with a 2-2 record after dropping a 10-1 decision to the Oklahoma Tribe at Fuller Park Saturday morning.

    July 15, 2014