TULSA — There will be a big local presence at the Oklahoma Coaches Association all-state games that run Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27.
Three local athletes, a number of future Northeastern Oklahoma A&M football players and two coaches will be participating in events that will take place around the Tulsa area.
Bryson Cottrell of Fairland will play in the all-state golf tournament Monday at Cherokee Hills Golf Club.
Play begins at 8:30 a.m.
Wyandotte’s Jordon Burney will represent the Small East in the all-state baseball game Tuesday at ORU’s J.L. Johnson Stadium.
The small school game starts at 4:30 p.m. with the large school game at 7 p.m.
Afton’s Wil Amos was selected as a defensive back for the football game, which will be played Friday at Union Tuttle Stadium.
Nine players who signed with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M are scheduled to play.
Players on the East include Jenks wide receiver DeAngelo Wagoner, Broken Bow wide receiver J.J. Harris, Union defensive lineman Kenya Walker, Beggs defensive back Brandon Williams, Tulsa Washington athlete Ryan McWaters, and Tulsa Holland Hall defensive back Corbin Daniels.
Potential future Norsemen on the west roster include Norman North quarterback Ryan Peoples, Yukon offensive lineman Jamar Smith and Yukon defensive lineman Nathan Eggleton.
Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Raven Blackbear of Mounds, an NEO signee, will play for the small east in the girls’ all-state basketball game Wednesday at ORU’s Mabee Center.
The small school game is at 7 p.m. with the large school game following at 8:30 p.m.
NEO head coach Zach Allen and Zach Gardner of Miami will be speaking Wednesday during clinic sessions.
Allen will discuss the Golden Norse run game.
Gardner will be talk about building a championship program.
Gardner guided Afton to a Class A state title in 2017.
Admission is $5 for all events. All seats are general admission.