The Norman Transcript

Sports

November 7, 2012

Bears are still dangerous

(Continued)

NORMAN —

“It’s been a challenge; it’s been hard with the guys banged up as they have been. We’re doing our best in practice to manage it, to not overdo it with what we’re asking them to do, and to still have them ready to play,” OU coach Bob Stoops said. “It’s always a fine line there on how much you’re doing, but I’ll say this about them: They’ve been a tough, hard-working bunch and they’ve gotten better. It’s been fun to work with them, the way they are working. They’ve got a lot of pride in what they’re doing right now.”

Food drive set for Saturday: OU offensive coordinator Josh Heupel’s The #14 Foundation will hold its annual Holiday Food Drive prior to OU’s game against Baylor on Saturday at Owen Field. Cash donations will be accepted at the stadium gates. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

This marks the 12th year for the drive, which began while Heupel was quarterback at OU in 2000. More than 130,000 meals have been served since the drive’s inception. It is anticipated that 30,000 meals will be served in at least 10 Oklahoma communities this year. Students and families from more than 50 elementary schools in Oklahoma will be impacted this Thanksgiving by the donations given.

John ShinnFollow me @john_shinnjshinn@normantranscript.com

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
  • Clash Football It’s a whole new ball game for Tigers and Timberwolves

    With just over two weeks until football practice officially begins Aug. 11, everyone is busy preparing for the upcoming season. After all, it’s one that will be unlike any other....

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brace yourselves for what is likely bumpy road to playoffs

    In October of 2005, back when Butch Peters had Norman High ranked No. 5 on the gridiron and Karin Sexson had Norman North ranked No. 1 on the volleyball court, I wrote a column under the headline: “Two great teams … Who cares.” It was all ...

    July 30, 2014

  • USA Basketball Durant tells media that he’s not looking too far ahead

    While most of the NBA’s offseason has been focused on players going home, max contracts and who gets Kevin Love, the reigning MVP has been pretty low key. Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant has stayed in the shadows for the most part while ...

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cody adds former champions Maple, Howe as assistants

    A great wrestler doesn’t necessarily make a great wrestling coach. On the other hand, it’s not a bad place to start....

    July 30, 2014

  • Hamlin crew chief out 6 races

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin’s crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Darian Grubb and ...

    July 30, 2014

  • Bell focuses on every facet of his game

    LATROBE, Pa. — Le’Veon Bell kept watching the tape over and over, equal parts pleased and puzzled by what he saw....

    July 30, 2014

  • Sam factor may ready Rams for sensitivity class

    ST. LOUIS — To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp....

    July 30, 2014

  • Romo skips full-pad session for the first time at camp

    OXNARD, Calif. — The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo’s back....

    July 30, 2014

  • Vikings hire help for Kluwe talks

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have hired the attorney who investigated the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal and another who played a prominent role in the fight for marriage equality to help in settlement talks with former punter ...

    July 30, 2014

  • Cards’ Abraham charged with DUI

    ATLANTA — Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area. Abraham has been absent from the team’s training camp since Friday....

    July 30, 2014

Facebook