OSU football: Dillon Stoner, Mack Butler honored by Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

By Scott WrightOklahoma State receiver Dillon Stoner and director of football operations Mack Butler have been honored by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, it was announced Thursday.Stoner was one of six players from state schools given the National Football Foundation College Player of the Year Award by the Oklahoma chapter of the NFF.Butler was presented with the Merv Johnson Integrity in College Coaching Award.The pair was honored during the 35th Annual All Sports and Scholar Athlete Awards Luncheon at The Petroleum Club in downtown Oklahoma City.Stoner, a junior receiver, has 1,206 career receiving yards and eight touchdowns.Read more on NewsOK.com

OSU baseball: These Cowboys will have a lasting impact on the program

By Scott WrightStaff writerswright@oklahoman.comA few more outs, or one more big swing of the bat Sunday evening, and the Oklahoma State baseball team could be preparing for a trip to Omaha for the College World Series.
For all the tough outs and all the critical hits the Cowboys got in the NCAA Super Regional at Texas Tech, their season came to an end with an 8-6 loss in the deciding game of the best-of-three series.
So, these Cowboys won’t go down as the 21st College World Series team in OSU history.Read more on NewsOK.com

OSU football: Charlie Dickey’s genuine approach is paying off in offensive line recruiting

By Scott WrightStaff writerswright@oklahoman.comSTILLWATER — The first phone call was critical.
Plainview offensive lineman Eli Russ had been committed to Oklahoma State for nearly a year last February when the coach who began recruiting him when he was only a freshman, Josh Henson, left for Texas A&M.
OSU coach Mike Gundy had contacted Russ to let him know that Charlie Dickey had been hired as the Cowboys’ new offensive line coach, and Russ went to work doing his research.
“I probably read 20 articles on him, just to make sure I knew who he was,” Russ said.Read more on NewsOK.com

OSU football: Knee injuries force Tracin Wallace to retire

By Scott WrightOn the turf of Boone Pickens Stadium in April, Tracin Wallace stood in street clothes as he watched the crowd swarm around his twin brother after Oklahoma State’s spring football finale.The smile on his face was as big as usual, even as he discussed the strong consideration he was putting into stepping away from football.On Thursday, Wallace — the brother of Tylan, the OSU star receiver — officially announced his retirement on Twitter, nine months after his third ACL injury, resulting in four knee surgeries since his junior year of high school.“I’m sad to say that I can no longer continue to play the game I love,” Tracin Wallace posted on Twitter.Read more on NewsOK.com

OSU delegates share future bioscience innovations with leaders

By Kevan Goff-ParkerFor The OklahomanPHILADELPHIA — Three Oklahoma State University researchers this week have been connecting face-to-face with some of the world’s top bioscience companies during the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.
As part of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s branded Oklahoma Bioscience Association (OKBio) delegation, the three OSU-based delegates have been making the most of their meetings with top pharmaceutical and bioscience company representatives.
The team consists of Jacob Mahaffey, assistant director of OSU Research Foundation’s Cowboy Technologies LLC; Joshua D. Ramsey, associate professor and Robert N. Maddox Faculty fellow; and Heather Gappa-Fahlenkamp, professor and interim head, Anadarko Petroleum chair, Graduate Program director at the Laboratory of Tissue Science and Engineering.
OSU’s goal is to make people’s daily lives better, Mahaffey said.Read more on NewsOK.com