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OBU Football ends season with school-record 8 wins
Nov24

OBU Football ends season with school-record 8 wins

PLAINVIEW, Texas—The Oklahoma Baptist University football team (OBU) bade adieu to NAIA football in style on Sat., Nov. 15, clubbing Wayland Baptist 63-21 on the road. With the win, OBU tied the school record with its eighth win of the season. The Bison took a 42-0 halftime lead with a pair of defensive touchdowns to augment an offensive attack that produced 311 yards in first two quarters. OBU ended up with 536 yards total offense...

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Don’t forget the losers
Nov18

Don’t forget the losers

(WNS)—The victors write the history books, and the losers are forgotten. It’s been that way since the beginning of time, mainly because the losers ended up dead or deported or losing power. In the realm of sports we build monuments to the champions and forget the efforts of the runners-up. Even now, nobody, outside the most loyal wearers of blue, remembers that the Kansas City Royals ended a 29-year playoff drought and won...

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‘23 Blast’ portrays life of Southern Seminary alumnus
Nov03

‘23 Blast’ portrays life of Southern Seminary alumnus

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—When Travis Freeman lost his eyesight in high school, his chances of playing football were destroyed. But his battle with adversity and illness birthed a ministry and the focus of a new movie. The film, “23 Blast,” based on Freeman’s journey after contracting bacterial meningitis, was released Oct. 24 in 600 theaters across the country. “The movie isn’t the Travis Freeman story,” Freeman, a...

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Giants executive says ‘Point people to Christ’
Nov03

Giants executive says ‘Point people to Christ’

>> by David Roach Chief National Correspondent for Baptist Press SAN FRANCISCO (BP)—When San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was suspended in 2012 for using a banned substance, he led Major League Baseball in hits and had a .346 batting average. So, most observers expected the Giants to put him on the postseason roster when his suspension expired just before the World Series. But they didn’t, showing that character...

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OBU men’s & women’s hoops set to begin season
Oct27

OBU men’s & women’s hoops set to begin season

/// Bison Picked Third in SAC SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is picked to finish third in the Sooner Athletic Conference men’s basketball standings, according to the vote of the league coaches, released Oct. 20. OBU was 19-16 last season and finished eighth in the regular season standings. Despite last season’s rough overall year, the Bison won the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament and extended its string of consecutive...

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Comebacks: Kansas City Royals & a local church
Oct22

Comebacks: Kansas City Royals & a local church

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Kansas City Royals begin play in Major League Baseball’s World Series tonight (Oct. 21), the first time the team has been in the series — or post-season play — since 1985. Kansas City church planter Mark Clifton draws parallels between the Royals’ resurgence and the re-launch of the Kansas City church he has led. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) — Most of us who call Kansas City home never...

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