Eight Broken Arrow coaches were presented Tiger STRIPES at the recent Broken Arrow Athletic Department’s end-of-year coaches meeting by Steve Dunn, executive director of athletics, and Melenda Knight, assistant director of athletics. . . .
After amassing 42 wins in three seasons as head coach of the Broken Arrow High School girls soccer team, Kasey Counts is stepping away from the game that has been such a large part of her life to spend more time with her family, including her . . .
Congratulations to the nearly 200 BAHS Athletes who earned Frontier Valley All-Conference recognition during the 2018-2019 Fall and Winter Sports Seasons. First Team All Conference (GPA 3.5 & Above) . . .
At a young age Mollie Breiner loved the sport of soccer. “I started playing soccer at four,” the Broken Arrow Lady Tiger junior defender said. But she loved the competition with her older sister, Maggie even more. . . .
VIDEO UPDATE: Watch to learn more about the new girls wrestling program
Broken Arrow Public Schools has announced the creation of the first girls varsity wrestling program in the state and named Oklahoma City University standout Cassidy Jasperson its new head girls wrestling coach. When enrollment . . .
Melenda Knight, Assistant Athletic Director at Broken Arrow Schools, has been recognized as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), the organization announced this . . .
A rousing cheer echoed off the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center walls as Superintendent of Schools Dr. Janet Dunlop announced “tonight we have the opportunity to celebrate what is probably the very best football team ever to come out . . .
Fowler allowed just one run over 15 innings
Four pitches. All can be thrown for strikes. That’s what you get with Broken Arrow Tiger sophomore pitcher Kai Fowler. What you won’t see when he is on the mound is fist-pumping, glove-slapping emotion. “His . . .
Broken Arrow Public Schools has named Krystin Delehanty as its new Broken Arrow Varsity Cheer Head Coach. “Broken Arrow has had a long tradition of a very successful cheer team, and I cannot wait for Coach Delehanty to build on . . .
Love for sport driving senior toward state championships, school record
With the OSSAA State Track and Field Championships just nine weeks away Brianna Hays is focused on bettering her sixth place 800-meter run state finishing time from a year ago while adding another race to her repertoire. . . .
Tigers to host home meet March 30
Another track meet, another gold medal for Broken Arrow girls track 4x400 and 4x800 meter relay teams. The defending state champions in both events set meet records over the weekend in the 18th Annual Phil Sweeney Classic at Holland Hall . . .
Jianna Giovannetti, Sports Information Student Intern
Anmar Colmenares left the one place she called home for a better future. Even as a child, growing up in the state of Bolivar, Venezuela, a country fraught with political unrest, violence and unmeasured hunger, Colmenares’ parents . . .
Young team stacked with scoring talent
Kasey Counts took one final look at the Kirkland Activities Complex scoreboard following the Broken Arrow Lady Tigers, 2-0, season-opening win over Fayetteville Friday night. It was déjà vu all over again and again and again, . . .
BA wins 6A title in record fashion
The last week of February was a relaxing seven days for Shawn Jones. It was a week of coaching from an easy chair. A week of designing a state championship ring. A week of reflecting on numbers that pointed to the 2019 Broken Arrow . . .
She plans to still teach PE in the district
After coaching 18 years in the Broken Arrow High School cheerleading program, head coach Amy Howe has resigned her position to pursue new opportunities. “I have invested my entire professional life to the Broken Arrow cheer program . . .
Jianna Giovannetti, Sports Information Student Intern
In season. Preseason. Offseason. Manny Duran is thinking, talking or playing baseball. “Every summer and spring I’m playing baseball, working on my pitching and batting,” the Broken Arrow High School senior said. . . .
Class 6A Swim Championships are Friday and Saturday at Edmond Aquatic Center
Perched on the starting block, Annie Kramer dangles her arms. They are loose and relaxed. Her hands dance around like leaves fluttering from the branch of a Pin Oak on a breezy Oklahoma day. Kramer bends at the waist. Through gold tinted . . .
Reece Witcraft named USA All-Star; will compete in Pennsylvania 'Classic' in March
As Broken Arrow Tiger wrestlers prepare for a three-week stretch that includes opportunities to win two state championships, one wrestler learned his competitive high school career will extend into mid-March. This week, senior Reece . . .
Former Tiger Isaac Armstead to be featured speaker
Broken Arrow High School graduate and a 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy semifinalist Isaac Armstead will be featured speaker at Broken Arrow Public Schools Athletic Department’s annual National Signing Day Celebration. Nearly 40 . . .
Four Broken Arrow middle schools will host first through third round eighth grade girls games in the 2019 Frontier Valley Conference Postseason Basketball Tournament. Broken Arrow Eighth Grade Girls Black plays Sand Springs Gold at 6 . . .
2019 seniors to be honored at Thursday's meet
From her first splash, Broken Arrow Tiger record-setting swimmer Annie Kramer has always been a water bug of sorts. “As a little kid I was just in love with water,” Kramer said. “I would always go outside and swim in . . .
Broken Arrow Tiger record-setting running back Noah Cortes was named the VYPE Magazine and Shelter Insurance winner of the Mr. Football Oklahoma Award. The Shelter Insurance Mr. Football Oklahoma Award recognizes the . . .
Zach Marcheselli took one official visit. That’s all he needed. “I just felt at home there,” Marcheselli said of TCU (Texas Christian University), the school in which the Broken Arrow senior linebacker confirmed . . .
Tiger wrestler focused to repeat as state champion after Ironman title
As a third grader, Reese Witcraft sat in amazement at a friend’s show-and-tell display. “He brought his wrestling trophies and I wanted some,” Witcraft recalled. “So I joined. It was for the trophies.” . . .
With two meets – the Owasso Invitational Tuesday and at Edmond on Dec. 18 – remaining in the first semester, Broken Arrow head swim coach Casey Beck has cast her vision beyond the immediate future for her Tiger swimmers. . . .
BA opens the season with Sand Springs on Tuesday
New Lady Tiger basketball coach Mike Dooney has a pretty good idea who he will put on the floor to start in his Broken Arrow coaching debut. It’s those first few players coming off the bench of which Dooney and his assistants are still . . .
18-19 Tiger boys basketball preview; girls preview online tomorrow
With senior Logan Dolan the only returning player who saw significant time for a Broken Arrow Tiger Basketball team that was Ranked No. 1 most of last season and reached the state semifinals, it means new faces will dot the court in . . .
In September, an off week followed the Broken Arrow Tigers, 47-20, victory over the Owasso Rams. The next opponent was the Jenks Trojans, who were coming off their own bye week preceded by a, 27-10, win over Union. The Tigers and Trojans . . .
Facing an Owasso offense that averages more than 225 yards passing per game, the self-proclaimed “Jack Boys” – Broken Arrow Tigers starting secondary – are ready and anxious for the task that awaits them in . . .
Major college signees Reece Witcraft and and Grace Jarvis head a list of Broken Arrow High School seniors who signed letters of intent to play college athletics on Wednesday, the first day of the fall signing period . Witcraft, a . . .
State Semifinals Saturday at TU; tickets available early in BA Athletic Office
After each team’s first possession at Owasso back in September, the Rams led the Broken Arrow, 7-6. That was the only time the Tigers have trailed in any football game this season. Since taking a 13-6 lead on that warm night, BA . . .
Tickets may be purchased Tuesday-Thursday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. in athletic office, Veterans admitted free
For the first time in school history, the Broken Arrow Tigers will take a 10-0 record into the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association high school football playoffs. Not only that, but Broken Arrow comes into Friday . . .
Several Lady Tigers receive all-region, all-district recognition
Grace Jarvis was named the 2018 All-District 4 Softball Player of the Year and heads a list of Broken Arrow players who were named all-district and All-Region 10. Randall King, who guided Broken Arrow to a 32-6-2 record, undefeated . . .
State cross country in Edmond on Saturday
Saturday evening, as Coach Shane Messinger was reflecting on that day’s regional cross country meet, he mentally checked the box at the top of his list of goals for this season. Messinger, in his second year of his second stint as . . .
With a 7-0 record, and three games remaining against teams with just one district win among them, an opportunity to do something no other Broken Arrow team has ever done is within reach for this year’s Tigers. With a win at Yukon . . .
Meghan Brown named OSDTDA All-Region
Senior captain of the Broken Arrow High School Varsity Tigette team, Meghan Brown is involved with more organizations than just her team. She enjoys volunteering in leadership and in her community. “I started Tigettes in the 8th . . .
Broken Arrow head softball coach Randall King has not named a starter for Thursday’s first-round Class 6A State Softball Championship game against Yukon. Fortunately, he has two quality options. Senior Brooke Mason and junior . . .
A win over second ranked Edmond Memorial in this past weekend’s Owasso Volleyball Tournament upped the ante on Broken Arrow’s Senior Night match against Owasso on Thursday at Tiger Field House. “I was so proud of the . . .
By Mike Moguin, Greater Tulsa Reporter
Talk circulated in the media throughout the summer about Broken Arrow possibly having a breakthrough year. It may have been an indication when the Class 6A1 No. 2-ranked Tigers made a statement in a 33-10 win over top-ranked . . .
BA hosts regional tournament beginning Wednesday (original story first appeared 9/21/18)
The OSSAA Class 6A Fast Pitch Regionals are set and Broken Arrow will host Bixby and Sapulpa in a three-team, double-elimination regional beginning Wednesday at Lady Tiger Field on the Broken Arrow High School campus. As district . . .
For Kaizer Newell, the only player listed at the top of a defensive and offensive position on the Broken Arrow Tiger 2-Deep, it was a difficult truth to admit. “It’s nice having the little rest,” he struggled to say the . . .
Freshman Payton Hinkle sets school record, Blake McConkay leads boys team to first place
Senior Blake McConkay and freshman Payton Hinkle captured gold medals in last Saturday’s Broken Arrow Tigers Cross Country Meet at the Oneta Ridge Course. Hinkle’s time of 18:53 over the 5K course set a new school, course and . . .
Tigers host cross country invitational Saturday
Though he finished in the top 10, Blake McConkay’s most memorable moment from last year’s Broken Arrow Cross Country Invitational was running alongside his younger brother in the elementary race. This year, he hopes to be . . .
Some have acknowledged that driving across Kansas in the dead of the night is akin to going through the middle of nowhere. Perhaps it’s fitting that while reading the first book in the Across the Universe series that . . .
Becoming nearly as traditional as Labor Day itself is Broken Arrow Lady Tiger softball’s annual trip to Colorado for the Erie Tournament of Champions. A year ago, Broken Arrow dominated the tournament, going 6-0 while . . .
When Tate Robards moved to Broken Arrow last November he knew no one. Friends came quickly. “My teammates, as soon as I moved here, right off the bat they accepted me,” Robards said. “I wasn’t expecting that, but . . .
Not even warm and muggy Oklahoma temperatures could keep thousands of athletes, coaches and volunteers from traveling to Stillwater, Okla., for the 49 th annual Special Olympics Summer Games May 16-18. After three days of . . .
Ken Ellett Promoted To Executive Director of Student Programs; Steve Dunn Named New Athletic Director
Broken Arrow Public Schools has promoted longtime Athletic Director Ken Ellett to a new role as executive director of student programs, where he will oversee all student activities and fine arts. In addition, former Broken Arrow assistant . . .