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On the road

Two OKC physicians are in an elite group caring for U.S. athletes in the Summer Olympics.


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Jerry Shottenkirk
Eight physicians take care of the U.S. Olympic team, and two of those are from the metro area.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Torch slinger

A Tulsa doctor played his part in the Olympics torch run


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Susannah Waite
As president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Tulsa pediatrician Robert Block carried the Olympic torch through Oxford, England, as it made its way to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Orange to gold?

A former OSU wrestler heads to London to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics.


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Greg Horton
Coleman Scott, a former NCAA champion at Oklahoma State University, secured the final spot on the U.S. Olympic wrestling team in June. Despite winning the Olympic team trials in April, he still had to win a tournament in New York City to earn his place in the 132-pound (60 kg) weight class for London.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Players of the Caribbean

One-quarter of the Oklahoma City RedHawks hails from the Domincan Republic.


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Greg Horton
In 1984, Danny Hightower was playing ball for a minor-league team in Bradenton, Fla., a part of the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Now the athletic director at his alma mater in Owasso, he was in Major League Baseball about the time the Dominican pipeline began to gush forth with baseball talent.
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Thunderstruck


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Gazette staff
Well, that was one helluva season for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

See you next season!


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Gazette staff
An estimated 5,000 Thunder loyalists turned out at Will Rogers World Airport this afternoon to welcome back the Oklahoma City Thunder from the NBA Finals.
 
Friday, June 22, 2012

Game on

Saturday’s nationally televised softball game commemorates 40 years of equal opportunity.


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Nicole Hill
Title IX Anniversary Game
7 p.m. Saturday
ASA Hall of Fame Stadium
2801 N.E. 50th
asasoftball.com
$7
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Thunder city

The Thunder didn’t just make it to the NBA Finals this year — it changed the face of Oklahoma City.


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Nicole Hill
For many years, Oklahoma City existed in shadows.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Dad’s dukes

Boxing is a family affair for Oklahoman Bo Gibbs.


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Jerry Shottenkirk
catBOX Boxing
7 p.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
ticketstorm.com
866-966-1777
$27-$75
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Athletic Endeavor

Athletes with physical disabilities compete at UCO’s annual Endeavor Games.


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Sarah Lobban
Thursday-Sunday
various locations in Edmond
ucoendeavorgames.com
974-3160
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Wheels turning

High-stakes pro cycling will race through downtown Oklahoma City on Saturday.


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Brendan Hoover
Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic Criterium
11 a.m. Saturday
900 N. Broadway
okcpac.com
$40-$45
free
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pod people

Some hoops fans celebrate all things Thunder with DIY podcasts.


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Murray Evans
As a Chicago Cubs fan living in Oklahoma, Brent Lightsey sought information on the team from whatever sources he could, including a podcast assembled by fellow fans of Major League Baseball’s lovable losers.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Chain gang

Disc golf caters to all types.


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Christina Nihira
The iconic sport of golf has dipped in popularity in recent years.
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

At the Helm

OKC Barons captain Bryan Helmer is a leader both on and off the ice.


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Greg Horton
While the Oklahoma City Barons square off against the San Antonio Rampage in the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs, Barons team captain Bryan Helmer has proven to be a leader both on and off the ice.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Pounding the pavement

For the 12th year, thousands race to commemorate resilience and loss.


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Heide Brandes
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon
6:30 A.M. Sunday
Downtown OKC
okcmarathon.com
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
 
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