Midwest City Beacon Sports

Volleyball season kicks off next week

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Volleyball season is just around the corner for the three local high schools. Carl Albert, Del City and Midwest City started their fall practices a few weeks ago and will get their first taste of competition next week. Midwest City and Del City both open the year Aug. 11. The…

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Cook shines in All-State game

By John Martin Staff Writer Midwest City’s Christian Cook certainly made the most of his last appearance as a high school basketball player at UCO’s Hamilton Field House Saturday afternoon. Cook joined the Del City duo of Demontreal Crutchfield and Nathaniel Goodlow on the Large West All-State basketball team that was played at UCO after…

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Locals help West claim 21-13 All-State win

By Jayson Knight Managing Editor   The West beat the East in the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association All-State Football Game held at Oklahoma Baptist University last Saturday evening. The East threatened late but fell by a final score of 21-13. Several local players were selected for annual all-star event. Carl Albert’s Jayveion Traylor and Reise…

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Photos: Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association All-State

Midwest City’s Christian Cook and Del City’s Nate Goodlow and Demontreal Crutchfield took part in the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association’s large school all-state game Saturday at UCO’s Hamilton Fieldhouse. Cook led all scorers with 22 points but the West lost 89-84. Crutchfield finished with 7 points and Goodlow had 6 points.

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Local baseball standouts help West rally for All-State win

Estes drives in game-winning run By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Jake Estes made sure his last at bat in a Carl Albert uniform was a good one. The recent graduate drove in the go ahead run in the top of the seventh inning to give the Large West squad a 10-9 comeback…

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Mid-Del swimmers find summer home

High school teams hold summer workouts at Del City public pool By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Finding pool time can be a challenge for Mid-Del high school swimmers. Especially in the offseason. But they have discovered a new summer home at Eagle Harbor Aquatic Center in Del City. For the past two months, the swimmers…

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High School All-Stars battle Oklahoma Legends

Oklahoma softballers live up to their legends By Ryan Horton Managing Editor The Oklahoma Legends played a select group of high school softballers in an exhibition game in Shawnee Wednesday night, July 8. The scrimmage contest was the opener to a tournament sponsored by Fastpitch Future Softball that featured players from all over the world…

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Davis takes over as Del City wrestling coach

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon   The Del City High School wrestling team has a new leader. Kevin Davis was named the Eagles head coach last week. Davis has served as an assistant for the past four years under former coach Wes Ruth, who left to become an assistant principal at Piedmont. “It’s very…

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Del City soccer welcomes new coaches

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Del City High School named two new soccer coaches. Erin Rennick was hired the girls coach and Trevor Hunt will take over as the boys coach after coaching the girls for the past three years. Rennick previously coached boys at Midwest City High School. She was an assistant in 2019…

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Carl Albert golfer staying sharp this summer

Zuniga placed third at Oak Tree Team Championship By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Kamryn Zuniga will have to wait for her first official high school golf tournament. The Carl Albert sophomore was looking forward to making her debut with the Carl Albert Girls Golf Challenge on March 13. But the day before, school was closed…

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