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OBU softball prepare for NCAA play
Feb09

OBU softball prepare for NCAA play

SHAWNEE—Picked last in the Great American Conference (GAC), Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU)may have a few tricks up its sleeve as they transition to the NCAA and the GAC schedule. The team features a deep pitching staff and what is expected to be a strong defense. “Our pitching and defense are strengths,” said OBU head coach Pam Fink. “That’s not to say we didn’t do well offensively this fall, but I think looking at it overall...

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OBU baseball prepare for NCAA play
Feb09

OBU baseball prepare for NCAA play

SHAWNEE—The 2016 version of Bison baseball includes a new league, different postseason opportunities and a reconstructed roster that leaves Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) putting together a puzzle without the benefit of the box top. “I don’t think we’ll know the full impact of going into the NCAA until the season is over,” said OBU Coach Bobby Cox. “We have a lot of question marks going in. We had a good group of seniors and we...

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Seminary’s softball team gives post-game witness
Jan25

Seminary’s softball team gives post-game witness

>> by Eunsun Han SWBTS writer FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)—The inaugural softball team of seminarians wearing Southwestern-emblazoned jerseys wrapped up its first season in mid-December. Organized by master of divinity student Andrew Wroth, the team from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, tallied a 4-3-1 record in a fall league hosted by the Big League Dreams sports park in nearby Mansfield. The weekly tournaments provided...

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Men’s Rewired offers Super Bowl halftime show
Jan18

Men’s Rewired offers Super Bowl halftime show

Many across the nation will be watching the Super Bowl on Feb. 7. The men’s ministry of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) is offering an alternative at halftime of the big game for church groups to watch. The Rewired Halftime Show features former college and NFL players Bubba Burcham and Kenyatta and Abraham Wright who will talk about football, faith, family and the Gospel. The 20-minute presentation is free for anyone...

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Suspended coach files discrimination complaint
Jan05

Suspended coach files discrimination complaint

>> by Lynde Langdon  WORLD News Service and Messenger staff contributing BREMERTON, Wash. (BP)—A Bremerton, Wash., high school football coach suspended for praying on the field after games has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Coach Joe Kennedy, assistant varsity and head junior varsity coach at Bremerton High School, claims the school district violated his rights by prohibiting...

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Lou Holtz to Speak at OBU Green and Gold Gala March 1
Dec21

Lou Holtz to Speak at OBU Green and Gold Gala March 1

SHAWNEE—Lou Holtz, legendary football coach and ESPN analyst (2004-2015), will be the featured speaker during the fourth annual Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Green and Gold Gala Tues., March 1, 2016, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Holtz will bring his message of faith, leadership and perseverance as he shares stories of his time on the sidelines and in the studio. Holtz has established himself...

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