Decker leads Edmond Memorial to Edlam victory

BY RICHARD TORTORELLI, For The OklahomanEDMOND — It will go down as a 4-yard touchdown pass, but Grant Decker needed to throw the ball much longer than that to make the play.
On third-and-goal from the 4, Decker mishandled the snap, and the ball bounced backward on the turf toward the 20-yard line.Read more on

Thompson accounts for seven touchdowns in Southmoore win

BY MURRAY EVANS For The OklahomanMOORE — The offensive numbers Southmoore quarterback Casey Thompson posted Friday night against Westmoore boggle the mind: 342 yards passing, 429 yards of offense and seven touchdowns accounted for, all against a quality Class 6A opponent.
Only a sophomore, Thompson put on a performance for the ages in the Southwest Showdown as the SaberCats rolled to a 48-21 win at Moore Schools Stadium.
Southmoore (2-0), ranked fifth in Class 6A-I, didn't clinch the Moore city championship – a date with Moore High School awaits in a couple of weeks – but Thompson played a major role as the SaberCats ended a two-game losing streak to Westmoore (1-1), which is ranked ninth in 6A-I.
“He's an exceptional athlete and an exceptional person,” Southmoore coach Jeremy Stark said of Thompson.Read more on

Minco’s rushing attack too much for Crossings

BY JEFF RAYMOND For The OklahomanCrossings Christian School couldn't find an answer for Tucker Halstead. The Minco running back had three touchdowns and 210 yards in the 34-7 Class A win.
The win brings the Bulldogs to 3-0.

High school football: Midwest City holds off Carl Albert’s rally

BY SCOTT WRIGHTMIDWEST CITY — Just as they started to feel like they were going to blow out their crosstown rivals, Midwest City players instead found themselves in a dogfight to the final seconds.
Kobe Love, who had hardly been able to practice all week because of an illness, sacked Carl Albert quarterback Braxton Dickerson on the final play of the game to seal Midwest City's 28-21 win over the Titans on Friday night at Rose Field.
Bomber quarterback Brendan Brown hit a streaking Juwan Walker for a 71-yard touchdown on the first snap of the second half to give Midwest City a 28-0 lead.Read more on


Teixeira to miss remainder of seasonMark Teixeira will miss the rest of the season after tests revealed the New York Yankees first baseman has a fractured right leg.Teixeira fouled a ball off his shin Aug.Read more on

Round Rock sweeps Dodgers in playoff series

BY MICHAEL STEWART For The OklahomanThe Oklahoma City Dodgers were eliminated from the Pacific Coast League playoffs after losing 2-1 to the Round Rock Express on Friday night in front of 7,051 fans at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
The Dodgers posted the best regular-season record in the PCL this season, but they failed to get a win in the postseason's first round.Read more on