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  • State agency honors OC men’s basketball coaches for work at juvenile facility

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 14, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian men’s basketball coaches Dan Hays, Terril Hankins and Rob McKinzie were honored Monday by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services for their work this summer at a juvenile detention facility. The coaches were nominated by OC alumnus Richard Yahola – a vocational rehabilitation counselor at the Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center in Tecumseh – for the agency’s Building Block Award. That honor is presented to...

  • Coats’ 1-hitter, Collins’ clutch double give Lady Eagles split at No. 3 St. Mary’s

    SAN ANTONIO (April 13, 2014) – This year’s Oklahoma Christian softball team has proven it’s simply not intimidated by any team’s national ranking. A Sunday afternoon doubleheader at No. 3 St. Mary’s (Texas) was the latest example. Freshman pitcher Shea Coats threw a one-hitter and Danielle Collins delivered a clutch two-run pinch-hit double in the sixth inning as OC beat St. Mary’s 3-0, dealing the Rattlers their first Heartland Conference loss this season. ...

  • OC baseball game at Oklahoma Baptist postponed due to weather

    SHAWNEE, Okla. (April 13, 2014) – The second baseball showdown of the season between Oklahoma Christian and Oklahoma Baptist might not happen. OC’s game at OBU that was scheduled for Monday night has been postponed due to weather, OC coach Lonny Cobble said. A round of thunderstorms rolled through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area on Sunday afternoon and Monday’s forecast called for chilly temperatures in the 40s, resulting in the decision to postpone the nonconference game....

  • OC baseball players assist OSU sorority chapter with softball tournament

    STILLWATER, Okla. (April 13, 2014) – Seven Oklahoma Christian baseball players recently assisted an Oklahoma State University sorority chapter with an annual charity softball tournament. OC players Matt Brown, Kacy Cook, Garrett Guys, Ryan Nash, Caleb Price, Tyler Schuman and Dylon Sturges served as umpires on April 6 for the tournament, which was conducted by OSU’s Kappa Delta Nu sorority chapter. The annual Shamrock Softball Tournament helps raise money for causes including Wings...

  • Ogletree (400 hurdles), Brown (hammer) post 2nd-place finishes at Pitt State

    PITTSBURG, Kan. (April 12, 2014) – Winston Ogletree and Larry Brown each posted a second-place finish and four others posted national-qualifying times on what proved to be a successful Saturday for Oklahoma Christian at the David Suneram Gorilla Classic, hosted by Pittsburg State. Ogletree took second in a 13-man field in the 400-meter hurdles, posting a season-best time of 55.82 seconds to solidify his position in the event for the season-ending National Christian College Athletic ...

  • Brown, OC sprinters move up NCCAA charts at Pittsburg State meet

    PITTSBURG, Kan. (April 12, 2014) – Makenzie Brown improved again in the discus and three Oklahoma Christian sprinters improved on their national-qualifying times in the 200 meters on Saturday at the David Suneram Gorilla Classic, hosted by Pittsburg State. Brown, just three weeks removed from playing for OC’s women’s basketball team, threw a season-best 134 feet, 1 inch (40.86 meters) in the discus, the fifth-best mark this season among competitors from National Christian ...

  • Sandoval pitches gem; Carr, Rosser homer in OC sweep of Ecclesia

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 12, 2014) – Luke Sandoval complemented Oklahoma Christian’s hot hitting with a pitching gem as the Eagles rolled to a doubleheader sweep of Ecclesia (Ark.) on Saturday afternoon at Dobson Field. Sandoval allowed only three hits in 6 2/3 innings as OC beat the Royals 5-1 in the opener and the Eagles posted their fourth straight double-digit hits game in the series finale en route to a 10-6 win. Markus Carr and Robert Rosser homed during the doubleheader for OC (...

  • Running at Wichita State, Eagles pick up 4 more qualifiers for national meet

    WICHITA, Kan. (April 11, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Bryant Keirns, Kyle Broaddrick and Roberto Diaz all qualified for nationals in the 1,500 meters and Timothy Zuercher did the same in the 10,000 meters on Friday night at the K.T. Woodman Classic, hosted by Wichita State at Cessna Stadium. In the 1,500 meters, four Eagles finished beneath the qualifying standard for the National Christian College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Brayden Barrientez, who ...

  • Rich improves stock with 14th-place finish in 1,500 at Wichita State meet

    WICHITA, Kan. (April 11, 2014) – Maci Rich ran a season-best time in the 1,500 meters to highlight Oklahoma Christian’s outing on Friday night in the K.T. Woodman Classic, hosted by Wichita State at Cessna Stadium. Rich, a freshman from Marlow, finished 14th in the 82-woman field in the 1,500 with a time of 4:55.35. She improved her national qualifying time in the event as the Lady Eagles prep for the upcoming National Christian College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field ...

  • Florence hits grand slam as Eagles roll past Ecclesia 18-6 in series opener

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 11, 2014) – On a night when plenty of Oklahoma Christian Eagles had good offensive outings, A.J. Florence rose to the top of that list with a memorable performance. Florence went 4-for-5 with a grand slam, a triple, two runs scored and six RBIs as OC rolled to an 18-6 win over Ecclesia (Ark.) on Friday at Dobson Field in a rematch of last year’s National Christian College Athletic Association Central Region title game, also won by the Eagles. Every OC starter ...

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