Baylor guard MaCio Teague shoots the ball during the first half of the championship game in the men’s Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 5, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows pointing toward a national title. COVID-19 put a halt to the undefeated dream.

WATCHFUL EYE: Elgin Baseball Head Coach Levi Garrett looks down the third baseline towards home plate at a recent game with MacArthur Highlanders. A championship baseball player himself, he is passionate about teaching the skills to young athletes and is proud of the facilities and field the Booster Club provided for the team

On a recent Spring evening, vehicles crowded around Martin Field located at the end of Mighty Owl Ave. The sun was out, the temperature was just right and the bleachers were filled with cheering baseball fans.

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There is an old saying that before you win a Championship, you have to lose one first. Now I don’t always buy into that theory but if anyone actually deserves a Championship, in my opinion, it would be Gonzaga’s men's basketball.

ROCK and FIRE: Elgin’s Nocona Tahdooanippah throws another pitch during the Bo Bowman third place game on Saturday, April 3.

Elgin’s baseball team traveled to Lawton to compete in the 45th Annual Bo Bowman baseball tournament and walked way with third place. Elgin opened the tournament on Thursday morning and defeated Lawton High 9-0.

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Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger announced his retirement Thursday, ending a 35-year Division I college head coaching career that included taking five schools to the NCAA Tournament — with two of them reach- ing the Final Four — and more than 650 career wins.

Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton watches against Oregon State during the first half of a men’s college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 2.

Oklahoma State announced a seven-year contract extension with coach Mike Boynton on Monday, a deal that will increase his compensation to $3 million annually.

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LAWTON - Week two of the racing season saw the Oil Capital Racing Series spring cars roll into town. 30 Sprinters showed up for 20 starting spots in the “A” feature. After four heat races and a “B” feature the main event got the green flag.

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