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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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Lady Bison GO to Europe, West Asia
Sep02

Lady Bison GO to Europe, West Asia

SHAWNEE—While the Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) women’s soccer team experienced new competition the past two weeks in West Asia and England, they also took the opportunity to partner with OBU’s Global Outreach Center in order to bring the Word to the world. Global Outreach trips, or GO Trips, are an integral part of OBU’s mission to “integrate faith with all areas of knowledge” and “live worthy of the high calling of God in...

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OBU baseball wins second NCCAA crown
Jun10

OBU baseball wins second NCCAA crown

MASON, Ohio—Oklahoma Baptist  University celebrated its second walk-off National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association World Series championship in as many seasons with 7-6 10th-inning victory over Campbellsville, Sat., May 27. Josh Timms, Jr. LF, lifted a one-out fly ball to left-center and senior secondbaseman Kevin Olmeda’s nifty slide completed the game-winning sacrifice fly and a rally that saw the Bison trailing 6-2 after...

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