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…

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,…

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…

The Connection News: Episode 5

Here is the fifth installment of the award winning student broadcast from Tulsa Community College, The Connection News.

Daily fantasy baseball challenges players to follow trends and numbers

The draw to daily fantasy baseball seems to be the convenience factor that the user gains while playing. With injuries and poor batting slumps out of the equation, managers can pick and choose which players they actually trust. This option is opposed to a season long league that leaves managers stuck with players that may…

What’s the “buzz” around drone racing Photos by Zach Redwood

Drones have recently exploded on the scene. The drone craze is still relatively new to most people but most the national attention comes from the models that the armed forces use. A drone by definition is an unmanned aircraft or ship guided by remote control or onboard computers. The drones that the armed forces use…

SMU extends unbeaten streak to 12 at Tulsa

Photos by Cecil Sunny-Philip Shake Milton, from Owasso, OK, shot 7 of 8 from deep vs Tulsa. A budding rivalry between Southern Methodist University and the University of Tulsa was extended Tuesday night in Tulsa at the Reynolds Center. 8-4 Tulsa was on the outside looking in while preparing to face up against 11-0 SMU…