Oklahoma sets wins record, advances to College World Series
The Oklahoma Sooners were down to their final strike twice Saturday, on the verge of losing with everything at stake. But Sooners catcher Kinzie Hansen saved the team’s season and their shot at history. Hansen’s three-run home run in the seventh inning tied the Clemson Tigers at 7-7 and sent the game into extra innings. Read more... The post Oklahoma sets wins record, advances to College World Series appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.
Clemson Dominates in Super Regionals Against Oklahoma: GAMEDAY CENTRAL
Clemson plays Oklahoma in a best-of-three series in Super Region action, with Clemson as the home team for today's game. The Tigers have had a dominant season outscoring opponents 364-105 and run-ruling 16 teams. They have 480 hits, 86 doubles, and 77 home runs.
Oklahoma eliminated from Big 12 tournament by Oklahoma State
ARLINGTON, TX – The 2023 Bedlam series belongs to the team in Stillwater. One night removed from a crushing loss to Texas Tech in which they squandered a two-run ninth inning lead, Oklahoma got back up off the mat and resumed play in the Big 12 tournament on Friday night in Arlington, TX. Awaiting them in an elimination matchup was Oklahoma State, who OU had already faced off with five times previously in the season.
Watch: Oklahoma’s Cydney Sanders Incredible Catch in Clemson Dugout
The Oklahoma Sooners softball team carried a 47-game winning streak into Saturday’s Super Regional match up with Clemson, with a trip to the Women’s College World Series on the line. Oklahoma trailed 7-4 entering the Top of the 7th inning, but a three-run homer by Kinzie Hansen tied...
Who is in the 2023 Women's College World Series? Tennessee softball joining these teams in OKC
Florida State and Oklahoma State earned the first two spots into the 2023 Women's College World Series on Friday by sweeping their best-of-three super regionals. FSU won 2 games against Georgia while Oklahoma State won the Stillwater Super Regional against Oregon, 2-0. Others throughout the weekend will secure one of...
Patty Gasso's belief in Oklahoma softball is unmatched
Rarely does Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso get choked up. Gasso has seen it all in her 29 years as OU’s head coach, creating a powerhouse in Norman. But for Gasso, Saturday’s thrilling 8-7 win (9 innings) over Clemson in the Super Regionals was emotional for a multitude of reasons.
Clemson softball's season ends at Norman Super Regional in wild Game 2 vs. Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma softball would not be denied. The No. 1-seed Sooners used a three-run seventh inning to tie the game and a solo home run in the ninth to win it and beat No. 16-seed Clemson 8-7 to sweep the Norman Super Regional on Saturday. The loss...
Why it was 'an easy decision' for Blake Smith to transfer to OU football
NORMAN — Blake Smith wasn't going to let an injured finger spoil his moment. Only a few minutes remained in the first half of OU's Red-White spring game on April 22 when quarterback Dillon Gabriel heaved a deep ball down the right sideline. The intended target was Smith, a redshirt junior tight end who transferred from Texas A&M in the offseason.
'They keep raising the bar’: Former Arizona players draw parallels after OU breaks all-time win streak record
It’s hard to imagine a time when Patty Gasso was on the losing end of the eight-run rule. It’s only happened a few times, beginning when the then-first year Sooners coach met Mike Candrea and No. 4 ranked Arizona on Feb. 24, 1995. Like many modern day OU games, it only lasted five innings, but the Sooners were thumped 12-1 for their third loss of the season.
Grand Slam Secures Sooners Victory Against Clemson Friday
Sooners Softball was one win away from tying Arizona for consecutive wins. Starting Super Regional play with Clemson Friday afternoon Oklahoma, led 1-0. Clemson threatened to score but quick feet from Kinzie Hansen slid to catch the foul tip and end the inning. At the bottom of the four the...
A look at the forthcoming SEC scheduling decision
Texas and Oklahoma are heading to the Southeastern Conference a year earlier than expected. The Longhorns and Sooners will begin competition in the 2024-25 academic year, so that means the SEC as we know it format and schedule wise is heading into its final season in 2023. Join Carolina Rise...
Andretti Indoor Karting Announces OKC Location
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games will open a location in Oklahoma City, according to KOCO. The just-announced project will feature a 100,000-sq.-ft. center with the brand’s high-speed karts on two multi-level tracks, an arcade, bowling, laser tag and more. “We’ve been courting them for the last five years –...
COLUMN: Why Patty Gasso Learned Early On What 47 Straight Means at Oklahoma
She once worked in Bud Wilkinson's old office alongside some uninvited guests, but after beating Clemson Friday, the Sooners' softball coach has her own claim to an all-time winning streak.
Oklahoma Lands Colorado Transfer Punter
The Sooners added a key special teams player on Friday, replenishing a major role for special teams analyst Jay Nunez.
The Call Up: Sooner & Cowboy Softball Ready For Post-Season
TULSA, Okla. - The college softball super regionals are in full swing and both the Sooners and the Cowgirls are hosting a series this weekend. We called up Jonathan Huskey to talk about the post-season action.
USC and Oklahoma 'in the best position' to land nation's No. 1 running back
It's no secret that USC wants to add one more running back to join Bryan Jackson in its 2024 recruiting class. After Mountain Pointe (Phoenix, Ariz.) tailback Christian Clark cancelled his official visit to USC last weekend, the Trojans have zeroed in on Longview (Texas) running back Taylor ...
Eat at these restaurants, avoid a strikeout when watching softball in OKC
The kickoff of the Women's College World Series is coming soon, which means long days at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium are ahead for fans, staff and players of the eight teams that advance from Super Regionals across the nation. Luckily for everyone involved, Oklahoma City is home to...
Skip Johnson Makes Case for Oklahoma to Make NCAA Tournament
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Oklahoma Sooners are out of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament, which means stump season is on for head coach Skip Johnson. With the Sooners’ 8-3 loss to Oklahoma State on Friday night, the Sooners (31-26) have to hope that the NCAA Tournament selection committee decides to give the Sooners an invite.
Elite 2024 ATH Terry Bussey sets up Texas, Oklahoma visits
One of the top prospects in the class of 2024 has set up summer visits to Texas and Oklahoma. Four-star athlete Terry Bussey will take a trip to Norman from June 16-18 and one to Austin the following week. 247Sports composite rankings list Bussey as the No. 4 overall athlete...
Norman Super Regional Preview
As Clemson travels to the Norman Super Regional to take on #1 Oklahoma, TCI takes a deeper look at both the Tigers and the Sooners. In this preview, get to know both teams from a statistical comparison, (...)
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