Editorial: Old Drillers stadium runs dry

In 2016, Tulsa voters passed the Vision Tulsa plan that included a proposal to establish USA BMX’s team training facility and headquarters at the former Drillers baseball stadium. These plans have now been put on hold due to a failed concession negotiation between the stadium and Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company. The deal went…

Editorial: When pitchers decide to strike

Major League Baseball has always been a game of storied tradition. Fans of the game might have seen that there are many unwritten rules that are as much a part of the game as the seventh inning stretch. These unsaid rules are basically there for respect and are mostly self-enforced by the players, but when…

TCC Connection Conversations: Episode One

I am proud to present the first episode of the Connection’s new Podcast, TCC Connection Conversations. Our first episode features blues singer Joshua Yarbrough, and filmmaker Patrick McNicholas as they speak in-depth about Patrick’s first feature film, “It’s the Blues.”

Netflix is now fueling the next generation of comics

Comedy is a genre that must push the boundaries of what people think is socially acceptable. The great stand-up comedians have set themselves apart from the others by relating a common ground among every type of person. Once an up and coming comedian gained recognition through live sets and small shows, they could then film…

Paint the Ball Park Blue brings students together for spring baseball

Photos by Zach Redwood Providing its students with fun, convenient, and family friendly activities is something that Tulsa Community College continues to do. Activities like Paint the Ball Park Blue, where TCC provides free tickets for students to attend a Tulsa Drillers baseball game, is a great opportunity to allow students to meet faculty, staff,…

Ecofest 2017 hopes to cultivate the minds of young visitors at TCC

Teaching children about the ecosystem and the way nature and human life coincide is a crucial part of cultivating the next generation of children. When children learn how to properly tend to plants and animals, they can have a greater appreciation of how to better member of the ecosystem. On March 25, 2017 Tulsa Community…

Tulsa Roughnecks notch first home win of the season with 1-0 victory

      Flashback to the late 1970s and early 80s, the Tulsa Roughnecks Soccer Club was Tulsa’s only soccer team. It was a part of the National American Soccer League and played its games at the University of Tulsa’s Skelly Stadium. Many Tulsans may remember that in early80s, the Tulsa Roughnecks were named champions…

Triple doubles and resting troubles: 2017 playoff preview

The NBA season is slowly grinding to a halt. Some teams are trying to dodge the injury bug by resting players while Russell Westbrook has historic plans for all of his 82 games. Looking toward the playoffs, Western Conference fans can see that this season, the Golden State Warriors (66-14) are not the same team…

Late jumper by Troy Caupain pushes No. 11 Cincinnati past Tulsa

PDF Version: CincyvsTUFeb1 University of Tulsa basketball coach Frank Haith knew what to expect when No. 11 ranked Cincinnati came to the Reynolds Center. Last season, the Bearcats pushed Tulsa to an overtime game in which Tulsa ended up winning 70-68. In this head to head match up, some of the same characteristics that the previous…