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Teams, fans settle in for NCAA games at Spokane Arena

A little March madness paid off Wednesday for a trio of brothers from Medical Lake who also happen to be die-hard Oklahoma Sooners fans. Kole, Kasen and Kade Turner – …


Freshman QB Knight guides Sooners past Tide

NEW ORLEANS – Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops declined to announce a starting quarterback before the Sugar Bowl, and when freshman Trevor Knight took the field on the Sooners’ first possession, …


Oklahoma expects the best from ’Bama in Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS – Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn’t apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before …


Petty leads No. 5 Baylor over Oklahoma

WACO, Texas – Bryce Petty threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, Shock Linwood ran for 182 yards and fifth-ranked Baylor stayed undefeated by passing its first big …


Sooners visit South Bend

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says he is focused on his 14th-ranked Sooners trying to beat No. 22 Notre Dame this season, not the fact that the Fighting Irish have won …


Spotlight: Local musicians hope to help tornado victims

Area musicians will perform a concert to benefit victims of last week’s powerful tornado in Moore, Okla. The lineup features Mark Schirtz, winner of the 2011 Spokane’s Got Talent contest …


Teachers credited with saving students in Okla.

MOORE, Okla. — The principal’s voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and …


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2013, 8:25 a.m.

Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister

MOORE, Okla. — Search-and-rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered …


Dominant Zags to play for Old Spice title

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The game of basketball looks pretty simple when a team is efficient on offense, steady on defense and owns the glass. Gonzaga combined those elements …


Dominant Zags to play for Old Spice title

The game of basketball looks pretty simple when a team is efficient on offense, steady on defense and owns the glass.


Lake City Playhouse visits ‘Oklahoma!’

Lake City Playhouse is getting traditional this week, opening its 2012-’13 season on Friday with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” Artistic Director George Green said Lake City’s small …


Stoops rewarded with extension, raise

Two days after winning one of the college football season’s early marquee games, Bob Stoops (pictured) was rewarded Monday with a new contract extension that could keep him as the …


Volunteers down OSU after big second half

DAYTON, Ohio – There are halftime chats and then there are coach’s rants. Pat Summitt hasn’t won 1,071 games by not knowing when to let her team have it. Trailing …


Sooners beat Cowboys, force Big 12 South logjam

STILLWATER, Okla. – Landry Jones matched the school record with 468 yards passing and threw two long touchdown passes in a wild finish to the Bedlam game as No. 14 …


Stevenson’s 3 lifts Sooners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oklahoma and Notre Dame needed overtime yet again to decide things in the NCAA tournament. This time, it was the Sooners who made the big shot …


Zags enter danger zone

Nothing like a couple of breathers before a relaxing trip or two to open conference play. Yeah, right.


Tornado kills four in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – A large, violent tornado ripped through a southern Oklahoma town late Tuesday evening, killing four people and injuring up to 50, authorities said. Severe weather also caused …


Spit links suspect to burglaries

OKLAHOMA CITY – A trail of tobacco spit has led investigators to a suspect in at least five burglaries across eastern Oklahoma, police said. Randy Lee Shoopman Jr., 33, was …


Group helps pets in Oklahoma flooding

Oklahoma’s torrential downpours and subsequent floods have turned into more than last week’s headlines for five members of Spokane-based Humane Evacuation Animal Rescue Team. The group arrived in Miami, Okla., …