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Midwest City softball faces learning curve

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The Midwest City softball team will have to learn on the fly this fall. The Bombers return four everyday starters from a year ago and must rely on several newcomers to round out the lineup. Sophia Worthy, Makiah Thompson, Nayani Brown and Karissa Payne are all returning starters for…

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Titans have eyes on state title run

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon There a few changes around the Carl Albert softball program this fall. The Titans have a new coach in Dani Dobbs, and several open spots in the lineup. But the expectations remain the same. “Our goal is to maintain the championship mindset and the high standards we have here,”…

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Softball: Del City looking for return trip to state

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon After an improbable run to the state tournament in 2020, the Del City softball team has high hopes for this season. The Eagles return several players from last year including some of their top hitters. Jewelisah “JuJu” Johnson exploded on the scene last year as a freshman. The power-hitting…

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Mid-Del Schools considering COVID safety protocols as new year approaches

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Students at Mid-Del Schools will return to the classroom next week for the start of the new school year. District leaders are considering possible safety measures for the new school year as infections from the COVID-19 delta variant rise in the metro. “We’re still consulting with all of the…

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Swadley’s opens in Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The wait is over for Swadley’s Bar-B-Q. The Oklahoma barbeque chain opened its new Midwest City restaurant on Monday, July 26. It is located at 6905 SE 29th St. in a former Enterprise Rent-A-Car building. Swadley’s in Midwest City is like other locations in the metro. Customers can enjoy…

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Volleyball: Expectations high for Titans volleyball

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon There’s plenty of optimism surrounding the Carl Albert volleyball team. The Titans are coming off their best season ever as they reached the Class 5A state semifinals in 2020. And they return many key varsity players, as well coach Hayden Robbins. “We proved we could win at state last…

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Volleyball: Del City volleyball team learning and growing

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A lot of learning is taking place at Del City volleyball practices. New coach Aspen Healy is focusing on fundamentals and building teamwork as the Eagles prepare for the fall season. That approach has been well received by the team. “I can tell the girls are excited which makes…

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Volleyball: Midwest City making strides under new coach

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A new coach and a new season have spawned a new sense of excitement for the Midwest City High School volleyball team. “I’m excited to see where this team can go. We have a really good coach, a good team and I’m just ready to play and see where…

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ODOT planning for traffic shift along I-40 in Mid-Del

I-40 narrowed to one lane in each direction this weekend Motorists can expect delays along I-40 in the Mid-Del area over the next couple of weeks as crews prepare to shift traffic to new lanes. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation released a tentative schedule for the next two weeks. Plans are subject to change numerous…

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Upgrades underway at Mid-Del Technology Center

Conference room improvements highlight $1.3 million project By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The Mid-Del Technology Center is getting a facelift. A $1.3 million project is underway at the building The project includes remodeling the large meeting room, main entrance, and lobby, adding an executive conference room and relocating the teachers break room. Technology will…

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