Midwest City

What to do in Oklahoma on June 16, 2019: Catch Eddie Izzard’s ‘Wunderbar’ tour stop in Midwest City

By Brandy McDonnellToday's featured event: MIDWEST CITY – Two-time Emmy Award winner Eddie Izzard brings his "Eddie Izzard: Wunderbar" international tour to the Oklahoma City area with a show at 8 tonight at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center, 6000 Prosper Blvd. “It is getting close to the time when I have to go off for a while to have a political life.Read more on NewsOK.com

Two charged in Midwest City drive-by killing

By Nuria Martinez-KeelStaff writernmartinez-keel@oklahoman.comTwo young men have been charged in a January killing in Midwest City.
Kurtis M. Simmons, 19, and Arknoah E. Watley, 18, are both facing a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of DeMario Brown, 31.Read more on NewsOK.com

The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City boys soccer team

First team
F: Kenneth Gaytan, Sr., U.S. Grant
F: Christian Martinez, Jr., Putnam West
F: Marco Romero, So., Southeast
F: Isaias Silva, So., Mustang
MF: Matt Brigida, Sr., Edmond Santa Fe
MF: Eddy Mbosowo, Sr., Edmond North
MF: Lino Vargas, Sr., Norman
D: Kyle Owen, Sr., Putnam North
D: Edgar Rivas, Sr., Edmond Santa Fe
D: TJ Rolfs, Sr., Edmond North
GK: Dalton Tunstall, Sr., Mustang
Player of the Year: Isaias Silva, So., Mustang
Coach of the Year: Garron Park, Southeast
Second team
F: Conner Carey, Sr., Heritage Hall
F: Eduardo Osiel Morales, Sr., Southeast
F: Tate Tettleton, Sr., Norman North
F: Braden Rowlett, Jr., Oklahoma Christian School
MF: Leo Lopez, Sr., Putnam City
MF: Jordan Morrison, Jr., Southmoore
MF: Marco Ruiz, So., U.S. Grant
D: Landon Dunn, Jr., Christian Heritage
D: Aaron Marquez, Jr., Southeast
D: Alex Murillo, Sr., Mustang
GK: Alex Reyes, Sr., Northwest Classen
Honorable mention
Bethany: Benito Ausley, Eventz Malaska; Capitol Hill: Christian Martinez, Emiliano Ramirez; Christian Heritage: Clancy Bruce, Chris Hayes, Jayden Tyson, Matthew White; Choctaw: Justin Brown, Jacob Dunning, Riley Miller; Classen SAS: Erol Algan, Grady Dawson, Josh Fergeson, Nate Fergeson, Eddy Guerrero, Dani Nino, Jacob Perez, Nima Shadaram, Austin Wilkie; Crooked Oak: Andres Fuentes, Ramiro Mecado, Juan Rodarte; Deer Creek: Sergio Diaz, Matt McLaws, David Meacham, Trindon Turner; Edmond North: Jaime Kloppe; Edmond Santa Fe: Noah Shemely; Heritage Hall: Robert Boersma, Jack Griffin, Parker Kays, Preston Nelson, Will White; McGuinness: Bradley Basey, Antonio Fernandez, Thomas Raczkowski, Thomas Raglow, Toshan Raj, Zach Schmidt, Richard Simms, Andrew Wisnieski; Midwest City: Angel Escobar; Mount St.Read more on NewsOK.com

Oklahoma photographer defies labels to put brilliance, beauty on display

By Yvette Walker Staff Writer ywalker@oklahoman.comThirty years ago, Valerie Vaughn was a little girl growing up in Midwest City. Brown-skinned and introverted, she was subjected to taunts from the other kids.
“Fat.”
“Shy.”
“Pretty … for a big girl.”
Today, she's using her camera and her connections to help other girls redefine their own standards of beauty.
On Saturday, 200 men, women and children came to downtown Oklahoma City to witness the launch of Vaughn's “unlabeled: i define me,” a multimedia project that brings together the powers of photography, video and spoken-word poetry.

The project will live on at www.projectunlabeled.com, but on Saturday, the crowds gathered to see the photo exhibit and to experience a short video, featuring a spoken-word performance by poet and Internet sensation Telesa Hines, who wrote the piece especially for the project.
‘Not alone'
Last year, Vaughn put out the call for girls and thought she'd photograph five or 10.Read more on NewsOK.com

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 NewsOK.com