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Shroder pitches and preaches while at OBU
Apr14

Shroder pitches and preaches while at OBU

>> by Kedrick Nettleton OBU Athletics Communications Intern SHAWNEE—It can be easy, at times, to get discouraged with the state of major collegiate sports. So much of what is seen about the inner workings of sports programs can be seen as negative. Academic or moral scandals can cause many to become cynical. Thomas Shroder’s story is a great alternative and makes it easy to root for Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU). One thing...

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OBU softball player makes a difference in elder care
Mar31

OBU softball player makes a difference in elder care

>> by Kedrick Nettleton OBU Athletics Communications Intern SHAWNEE—If someone were to ask Hannah Danielson her plans for this weekend, or maybe next weekend, or maybe a weekend three months from now, odds are that she would know with precision. She takes being busy to a level above what most people think. It takes a special kind of person to be a collegiate student-athlete, the kind of person who is confident in their ability...

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OBU FB coaches lead Japan team to International Bowl win
Mar02

OBU FB coaches lead Japan team to International Bowl win

>> by Kedrick Nettleton OBU Athletic Communications intern DALLAS—Though not many people know it, American football is growing fast around the world, and in January, the Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) football team was able to be a part of a major international football event. Members of the OBU coaching staff, including Head Coach Chris Jensen, coached the Japanese team to victory in the annual International Bowl, in Dallas,...

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Norris brothers make OBU hoops about family
Dec02

Norris brothers make OBU hoops about family

>> by Kedrick Nettleton OBU Athletics Communications Intern SHAWNEE—For Zach and Caleb Norris, two players on the revamped Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) men’s basketball team, being a Bison isn’t something new. For them, it’s a family affair; green and gold runs in their blood. “I took my first steps on the OBU basketball court,” Zach said, smiling widely. “So that’s kind of a cool story.” It turns out that the Norris family...

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OBU men’s & women’s soccer collect 12 GAC honors
Nov18

OBU men’s & women’s soccer collect 12 GAC honors

>> from reports by Jordan Beech OBU Asst. Director of Athletics Communication SHAWNEE—The Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) men’s and women’s soccer teams collected 12 All-Great American Conference (GAC) honors this season. Five Bison made all-conference, and the OBU women’s team collected three players of the year awards, as well as women’s head coach Mike White being named GAC Coach of the Year. For the Lady Bison, Jennifer...

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