Lady Bison Lacrosse routs Adams State

By Michael Stewart, Assistant Sports Editor The Oklahoma Baptist women’s lacrosse team kicked off a six-game home stand with a 19-6 victory over RMAC foes Adams State University Saturday, March 23. The Lady Bison entered the matchup on a five-game losing streak, all of which were on the road. However, OBU showed up ready to … Continue reading Lady Bison Lacrosse routs Adams State

Walk-On basketball player has prayer answered

By Anthony Williams, Contributing Writer When junior Shariah Anderson first came to Bison Hill, it was entirely for academics, not for her dream, to play college basketball. It was not until the end of her sophomore year her dream became a reality. She said her path to playing basketball for OBU was circuitous but absolutely … Continue reading Walk-On basketball player has prayer answered

Remembering a legend: Campus mourns loss of acclaimed swim coach Dr. Sam Freas

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor A friend. A leader. A man of the Lord. An amazing legacy. Legendary swimming and diving coach Dr. Samuel Freas passed away Sunday, Mar. 24 at the age of 72. Freas has made an outstanding legacy on Bison Hill. He was responsible for founding the swim and dive program in … Continue reading Remembering a legend: Campus mourns loss of acclaimed swim coach Dr. Sam Freas

OBU leads way in RMAC Championships

By Michael Stewart, Assistant Sports Editor The Oklahoma Baptist men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took part in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Championships in Lewisville, Texas beginning Wednesday, February 13 and competing through Saturday, February 16.   Heading into the event, the Bison were ranked 22nd in both men’s and women’s polls, according to Collegeswimming.com.   Two … Continue reading OBU leads way in RMAC Championships

Lady Bison softball takes one and loses one on home field

By Jacob A'Latorre, Sports Editor The OBU Lady Bison softball team defended home plate in Shawnee for the first time against Colorado Christian University in back-to-back games during the week.   The match on Tuesday and Wednesday night brought an emotional aspect to the game with Coach Maples facing her former squad. The game was quiet up until … Continue reading Lady Bison softball takes one and loses one on home field

Bison football falls despite high scoring match

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor Even with a valiant effort, the OBU football squad were still downed by Southern Arkansas. There was plenty of action in this high scoring affair. Redshirt sophomore Preston Haire totaled for 530 yards and was responsible for six touchdowns. Haire threw for 39 for 60 completions and made the offense … Continue reading Bison football falls despite high scoring match

Lady Bison volleyball spends week on the road

By Michael Stewart, Assistant Sports Editor The Oklahoma Baptist Women’s Volleyball team had an action-packed week. In four days, the Lady Bison played four away matches, earning two wins and two losses. The week started off in Durant, OK Tuesday, September 11 as the Lady Bison faced off against their Great American Conference (GAC) foe … Continue reading Lady Bison volleyball spends week on the road

OBU senior cross country runner recognized as runner of the week

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor The Great American Conference (GAC) recognized senior Sydney Lawrence as the women’s cross-country runner of the week. The UCO Land Run took place Sept. 1 where Lawrence ran for 18.33.7, which was an individual best. Along with Southwestern State Oklahoma quarterback Casey Freeman, Lawrence was recognized as one of Oklahoma’s … Continue reading OBU senior cross country runner recognized as runner of the week