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OBU names Eaker new men’s basketball coach
Apr21

OBU names Eaker new men’s basketball coach

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) introduced its new men’s basketball coach, Jason Eaker, April 10, in a press conference in the Mabee Suite of the Noble Complex. Eaker, who spent one season in a Bison uniform before finishing his playing days at Hardin-Simmons University (HSU), grew up coming to OBU games. His father, Allen Eaker, is an OBU Athletics Hall of Famer who played on the 1966 OBU national championship basketball...

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Four OBU football players honored by GAC
Nov25

Four OBU football players honored by GAC

SHAWNEE—Four Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) football players were honored by the coaches of the Great American Conference in the postseason awards announced Tuesday, Nov. 14. Running back Isaiah Mallory, receiver Cagney Roberson and outside linebacker Dante Foster were named Second Team All-Conference. Linebacker Josh Arnold earned honorable mention All-Conference status. Mallory, a junior from Aledo, Texas, rushed for 723 yards on...

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OBU football plans to exceed expectations
Aug26

OBU football plans to exceed expectations

SHAWNEE—While the Bison are still in camp, salivating for their first game, one practice is in the long-term plans for Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) football coaches and players. “We have a goal to practice on Nov. 13,” said Bison head coach Chris Jensen. “We have a goal to be practicing after Week 11. To be able to do that means our season is continuing. It means we’re in a bowl game or in the playoffs.” OBU is coming off...

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OBU approved for full NCAA membership
Jul29

OBU approved for full NCAA membership

SHAWNEE— Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) cleared the final hurdle in its three-year transitional journey to the NCAA Friday with a recommendation of full membership from the NCAA Membership Committee. As full members, the Bison will be able to participate in conference and NCAA postseason events. OBU’s NCAA membership becomes effective Sept. 1. “Getting the news that OBU has made it through the NCAA Division II membership process...

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OBU offensive lineman Clark named  to AFCA Allstate ‘Good Works Team’
Sep29

OBU offensive lineman Clark named to AFCA Allstate ‘Good Works Team’

SHAWNEE—Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced on Sept. 15 the 24 college football players, including Oklahoma Baptist University’s Zach Clark, and one honorary head coach named to the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, one of the most coveted off-the-field honors in college football. The Good Works Team® award is celebrating 25 years of recognizing college football players who...

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