Midwest City Beacon Sports

Dobbs named new Carl Albert softball coach

White retires after leading Titans to seven state titles By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The Carl Albert softball team will have a new leader next season. Dani Dobbs has been announced as the new Titans head coach. Dobbs is an assistant at Choctaw High School and a former college softball coach. She replaces longtime…

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State Basketball: Titans go out on top

Carl Albert beats Lawton MacArthur for third state title By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon TULSA – The Carl Albert boys have quietly been the team to beat in Class 5A this season. And they made sure it never happened. The No. 1-ranked Titans capped a stellar season by throttling No. 3 Lawton MacArthur 72-49…

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State Basketball: Eagles rise to the challenge

Del City boys hold off top-ranked Edmond Memorial in state championship By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon TULSA – One year made a world of difference for the Del City boys basketball team. Last year, the No. 2 Eagles were at a low. The team saw their best chance at a state championship in four…

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Bombers can’t upset top-ranked Norman

Broadcaster’s use of racial slur draws national condemnation By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon SAPULPA – The Midwest City girls had a tough draw in the Class 6A basketball state tournament as they faced top-ranked Norman in the first round last Thursday. Despite a relentless effort, the Bombers couldn’t pull off the upset and lost…

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Carl Albert girls fall to Tahlequah at state

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon TULSA – The Carl Albert girls chased but could never catch Tahlequah last Thursday in the opening round of the Class 5A state tournament. The Titans narrowed the deficit to three points on several occasions, but the No. 2-ranked Tigers prevailed with a 63-47 win at Tulsa Memorial High…

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EOC little league hosts ‘March Madness’

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   COVID-19, winter weather pushes youth season back to a 95-team March postseason tournament   The EOC Basketball League hosted a postseason invitational over the weekend with 95 teams competing over three days at five different schools throughout eastern Oklahoma County. A year of scheduling complications, from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic…

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Jones to lead Del City football team

Robert Jones has been named the new football head coach and athletic director at Del City High School. Jones has been the Eagles defensive coordinator for the past four seasons. He also serves as head strength and conditioning coach and boys track coach. The Mid-Del School Board approved the promotion Monday at their monthly meeting.…

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Local basketball teams open Area tournament at home

By John Martin Staff Writer Both Carl Albert boys and girls and the Del City boys will continue to enjoy home court advantage as the 2021 OSSAA Area basketball tournaments continue this weekend while the Bombers from Midwest City will only have to journey to Del City to continue their quest for a berth in…

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Choctaw girls shake off rocky start for win over rival Bombers

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The Midwest City girls basketball team can be a disruptive force. That was on display in the first half last Thursday night as they rattled Choctaw’s guards and scored transition baskets with ease. But it was as different story in the second half. Midwest City couldn’t find their shooting…

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Choctaw boys rally past Bombers

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Most nights, Midwest City boys coach Corky McMullen believes he has the best player on the floor in guard Israel “Izzy” Hart. The senior was terrific again last Thursday night. But Choctaw’s L.J. Gurley stole the show. Gurley scored a game-high 28 points and helped fend off a Bomber…

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