Sports

Thank You, Comets’ Class of 2020 Senior Athletes

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HINTON - The 2019-20 year of athletics for Hinton High School may have been cut considerably short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it was a pleasure and an honor to cover Comets’ varsity sports during my first full year since moving to Oklahoma from California.

Wheeler Commits to Chipola College for Softball

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HINTON - Last week, Hinton Lady Comets’ varsity softball outfielder Talyn Wheeler announced that she would be verbally committed to Chipola College in Marianna, Florida, to play softball at the collegiate level.

MLB Owners Approve Plan to Start Season in Early July

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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans, a plan that envisioned expanding the designated hitter to the National League for 2020.

Fast-Pitch Softball Top Prospect Camp Set for July 6

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EDMOND - Although we continue to not have any live sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an upcoming potential bright spot was shared over the weekend by Hinton High School softball second-year head coach Garrett Hannah for the 2020 Northwest Oklahoma City Top Prospect Camp & Scrimmage scheduled to be held on July 6 at Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond.

NBA Pushes Plan to Reopen Facilities on May 8 at Earliest

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The NBA has pushed back the possible reopening date of some team practice facilities for at least a week until May 8 at the earliest, saying Monday the extra time was needed in part to make sure player training options would be safe and controlled in an effort to try to mitigate the threats caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 Oklahoma FreeWheel Bicycle Tour Canceled

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HINTON - It was officially revealed last week that the long-running Oklahoma FreeWheel bicycle tour has been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement made on the organizers’ official Facebook page.