Midwest City Beacon Sports

Healy named head coach at Del City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The Del City High School volleyball team begins practice this week. And they’ll do so with a new head coach. Aspen Healy will lead the Eagles this year after serving as assistant in 2020. “I’m super pumped about coaching this team,” Healy said. “I want Del City volleyball to…

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Midwest City senior balancing busy summer

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Summer has not provided much of a break for Taniya Looney. The Midwest City High School senior has spent much of her break honing her skills on the basketball court or track. Looney is a standout basketball player and sprinter for Midwest City. She is coming off an impressive…

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A Titan on the field and in the classroom

Longtime Carl Albert educator and coach retires By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Success is no stranger to Carl Albert High School. Its students excel year after year in academics, athletics, fine arts, and other areas. But it is no accident. Dedicated teachers and coaches help students achieve their goals with guidance and support. For…

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Oklahoma Pistols win Gulf Coast World Series

Local 10U players finish atop 46 teams in Alabama   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   The Pistols, a local 10U baseball team, recently had the opportunity to travel to Gulf Shores, Alabama and compete in the World Series. The team went a perfect 8-0 to become World Series Champions. “I am sure some think we…

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Recruiting heating up for Del City junior

Garrison receives offer from Kansas By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Word is out on Del City’s Brandon Garrison. The 6-foot-9 forward is quickly catching attention of some of the top college basketball programs in the country. Garrison received offers from the state’s largest schools Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa. Last week, he added a…

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Titans lead West to all-state baseball win

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Houston Russell and Lake Strickland already had fond memories of David Allen Memorial Ballpark. They added some more on Sunday afternoon. The pair helped Carl Albert beat Bishop Kelley in the Class 5A baseball state championship at the Enid stadium less than a month ago. On Sunday afternoon, they…

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Young wraps up MVP honors

By John Martin Staff Writer SHAWNEE – 2021 Del City High School graduate Keyondre Young has been receiving honors both before and after he led his Eagle teammates to the OSSAA 2021 State Class 6A basketball championship in March. Saturday he was the recipient a couple more and his coach Lenny Hatchett had to accept…

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Mid-Del basketball players lead West to all-state win

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon EDMOND – The Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association All-State Game had a Mid-Del feel. Five local players took part in the Large School All-State Game Saturday afternoon at the University of Central Oklahoma. The Large School game included players from Classes 4A-6A. Carl Albert’s Antonio Watson, Quentin Woodson and James…

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Mid-Del football teams hold spring drills

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon High school football is back. All three Mid-Del high schools returned to the field for spring practices. And all three did so with new coaches. Carl Albert and Del City have new head coaches while Midwest City replaces both of its coordinators from a year ago. Mike Dunn moved…

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Whiteley promoted to head coach at Carl Albert

LaValley retires after leading Titans to state title By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Carl Albert High School didn’t have to look far for its new baseball coach. Ryan Whiteley has been promoted to head coach after Tim LaValley announced his retirement. Whiteley was an assistant under LaValley for the past four years. He previously…

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