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OBU wide receiver studies to be compassionate caregiver
Dec09

OBU wide receiver studies to be compassionate caregiver

SHAWNEE—Cagney Roberson is a man on a mission. The junior natural science major from Coweta can be seen wearing number 15 on the Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) football team on Saturdays in the fall. As a wide receiver, he makes an impact catching the football. Yet, that’s not the only impact he makes these days. As a student, Roberson has a passionate calling to one day become a primary care physician assistant working in a...

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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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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 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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World Series title pays off for pastor’s kid
Nov11

World Series title pays off for pastor’s kid

ATLANTA (BP)—There’s no telling how many hours Scott McHugh and his wife Teresa have spent watching their son Collin play baseball over the years. From little leagues, to high school ball in the hot Georgia sun, to his college years at Berry College, to five seasons in the minor leagues, Collin toiled through wins, losses, triumphs and failures —with his parents never far away. Now they can say they watched him pitch on an even bigger...

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World Series: Astros wall ad spotlights Houston, First
Oct28

World Series: Astros wall ad spotlights Houston, First

HOUSTON (BP)—At a critical moment in this year’s Major League Baseball playoffs, pursuit of a Houston Astros home run ball at Minute Maid Park caused New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge to crash into a right field sign promoting Houston, Texas, First. Minutes later, the church tweeted to Judge, a candidate for both the American League Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year awards, “Our church is more welcoming and forgiving...

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