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Safety, Diversity and Tourism

Congressman and former University of Oklahoma quarterback J.C. Watts once said: “I like to call the ethos I grew up with ‘Oklahoma values.’ But you’d be just as accurate if you said ‘American values.’ Except for our lack of a seacoast, Oklahoma has a little bit of just about everything that’s American.”  And what’s more American than sports? Baseball has...

Sweeping Down the Lane

The state of Oklahoma and the Winter Olympics have something in common: both harbor athletes who are passionate about the sport of curling. And those Okie enthusiasts are hoping others will want to slide into the fun. Curling is a sport in which two teams of four players each slide granite rocks, also called stones, down a sheet of ice...

Root for the Home Team

Sporting events appeal to a broad range of people – from die-hard fans to those just looking for a fun night out on the town. If you’re on the hunt for another team to follow or just an event to visit, support one of these Oklahoma-based sporting franchises.  OKC Dodgers Baseball  The Oklahoma City Dodgers “has been continuous since 1962,” says...

Accessible, Affordable, Enjoyable

Oklahomans may be looking for a new hobby to take on this summer, and one possibility that is both entertaining and has a very low cost for entry is disc golf. For less than $25, a disc golf player can get started with one or two discs for practice. Even better, any open outdoor area can be the ideal...

Feel the Summer Sport Breeze

Sports fans can enjoy a bit of everything.  America’s favorite pastime goes strong through the month. You can catch the Tulsa Drillers at home at the ONEOK Stadium June 6-11 and 20-25, and the OKC Dodgers at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark June 1-4, 13-18 and 20-25. Softball fanatics won’t want to miss the Women’s College World Series, taking place June...

Getting Active in Oklahoma

Get ready for a bevy of outdoor sporting events this month. In Tulsa, the Drillers play America’s favorite pastime at home – the ONEOK Stadium – on May 2-7, 9-14 and 23-28. Stick around ONEOK for a Tulsa FC soccer match on May 19. Simulcast horse racing stampedes into Expo Square starting on May 4, as does the Breeder’s Invitational,...

Wrangling Some Wins

Devout fans have a new team on Oklahoma soil to help satisfy their football enthusiasm – the OKC Wranglers. The former site of Crossroads Mall in Oklahoma City will eventually transform from fashion to football and house the Wranglers for the majority of its season.  Part of the United Football League (UFL), the OKC Wranglers are led by head coach and...

It’s Baseball Season!

Baseball reigns supreme this month. For professional games, visit ONEOK Stadium on April 6-8 and 18-22 for the Tulsa Drillers as they take on early season foes. At Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, cheer on the OKC Dodgers April 1-2, 11-16 and 25-30.  Collegiate fans can catch the University of Oklahoma play at home at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman on...

Finding the Spark

 By Gina A. Dabney & Mary Willa Allen Professional softball team the Oklahoma City Spark is elevating the sport – and the state – as the newest franchise of the Women’s Professional Fastpitch Softball League (WPF). The team, the third announced in the franchise, begins its first season in June. Women Abound The OKC Spark leadership – and professional softball leadership as...

A Mixed Bag of Play

Basketball still has a stronghold on Oklahoma sports this February.  Catch the TU women’s team at home at the Reynolds Center Feb. 1, 12 and 18, and the men’s team on Feb. 5, 15, 21 and 26. The Sooners play at the Lloyd Noble Center on Feb. 1, 11, 14 and 21 for men, and Feb. 4, 15 and 25...