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UCLA softball prepares for first-ever matchup against Duke in NCAA Super Regional

In their first-ever softball matchup, the Bruins and Blue Devils will battle with a trip to the Women’s College World Series on the line. No. 5 seed UCLA softball (46-8, 19-5 Pac-12) will play in its eighth-straight NCAA Super Regional and fifth straight at Easton Stadium when it hosts No. 12 seed Duke (44-9, 19-3 ACC) this weekend. While the Bruins have the opportunity to advance to their 31th WCWS, the Blue Devils have the chance to punch their first ticket to Oklahoma City.
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Velton Delhart Tidwell

Born to Andrew Jackson Tidwell and Eva Viola Nation in Altus, Oklahoma, on July 19, 1931, Velton Delhart Tidwell was 5 years old when the Dust Bowl forced his family to migrate to California. Velton, often called “Boy” due to being the only son among daughters, grew up accompanying his...

Sooners to vie for national title

For the first time in program history, the No. 2 Oklahoma women’s tennis team earned a spot in the national championship, defeating No. 3 Duke 4-3 in a down-to-the-wire battle on Saturday night. “I can’t fathom the feeling, it’s still so raw,” said head coach Audra Cohen. “This is really not about me; this is about a group of women that came together and created this momentum that’s absolutely…

Officials looking for missing teen

MOUNTAIN PARK, Okla. (KSWO) - The Mountain Park Police Department is asking for help locating a missing/endangered runaway teen. They say Zailyn Morales went missing on Friday after running away from Indiahoma High School. The chief says he lives in Mountain Park and frequents stores in Lawton. They’re asking people...

No. 4 Duke Drops 4-3 Heartbreaker to Oklahoma in NCAA Semifinal

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The No. 4 Duke women's tennis team gave a valiant effort as the Blue Devils battled to the very end but ultimately came up short, falling to No. 2 Oklahoma in the national semifinal match, 4-3, Saturday night at the Atkins Indoor Tennis Center. "I thought...

One person transported to the hospital following a shooting in Altus

ALTUS, Okla. (KSWO) - An investigation is currently underway in Altus, after a woman was sent to the hospital with a gun shot wound. Altus police were called to the scene on North Main yesterday, following reports of shots being fired. Once they got there, they found one female victim...
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OU women's tennis: Sooners defeat Duke, punch ticket to National Championship

No. 2 Oklahoma (32-2) defeated No. 4 Duke (23-3) 4-3 Saturday night during the NCAA National Championship Semifinal. Doubles began as OU’s No. 10-ranked sister duo of senior Ivana Corley and junior Carmen Corley defeated the Blue Devils’ No. 17-ranked tandem of Georgia Drummy and Karolina Barankova, 6-3. However, Duke managed to fight back as Margaryta Bilokin and Eliza Omirou took down the Sooners’ sophomore Dana Guzman, and freshman Emma Staker, 2-6.

Blue Devils Advance to NCAA Semifinal Match With 4-3 Win Over NC State

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The fourth-ranked Duke women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the 11th time in school history and the ninth time under head coach Jamie Ashworth as the Blue Devils held off No. 6 NC State, 4-3, in the quarterfinal match Friday night at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex.

City of Altus working on $51 million in community projects

ALTUS, Okla. (KSWO) - People who live and work in Altus will notice big changes over the next few years. City officials are working on $51 million worth of improvement projects. Crews are working on infrastructure for a new Veterans Court housing addition, which will cost $15 million and provide...