In the last decade, our fields and playing surfaces have helped place thousands of kids on a better path in life. One of those kids is Daryen Jefferson, a multi-sport athlete from Douglass High School. In this OKCPS student-athlete interview, Daryen explains the impact sports have had on his life and how increased opportunities to join a team have helped him stay on the right track.
On Saturday, September 11th, we packed the park alongside community partners, Southeast Middle School student-athletes, and the South OKC community to celebrate the official opening of a new public softball field, football/soccer field, and outdoor stage at Southern Oaks Park.
KiZE Concepts has committed to donating 10,000 KiZE Bars to OKCPS Athletics throughout the 2022-2023 school year. This donation will help eliminate the barrier to healthy, nutritious local food for many OKCPS student-athletes while fueling them to perform better on the field and in the classroom.
The inaugural OCU Stars Mile Night got off to a perfect start with more than 150 runners from OKCPS and around the state participating in 12 heats. The night was anchored by the Simon Greiner Elite Mile men's and women's races with OCU's Shimales Abebe clocking a 4:07, the fastest time in Oklahoma this year.
Written by Jenni Carlson for The Oklahoman, published 11/26/21. Ariana Luna is a proud Muscogee, campus leader, and the starting center for the Wheeler Middle School Tigers.
YMCA, Inasmuch Foundation, and McLaughlin Family Foundation Form OKC Elementary School Sports League
Building upon the high-quality, top-rated YMCA youth sports programming, the Inasmuch Foundation, and McLaughlin Family Foundation are joining with the YMCA to provide a free sports league for third and fourth-grade students in Oklahoma City.
by Jenni Carlson Published 12-01-20 on Oklahoman.com Brenda Hernandez remembers the big trips her soccer team would make. They went to places...
by JAMES D. JACKSON on Oklahoman.com The Oklahoma City Public Schools announced the 2019-20 Senior Student Athletes of the Year awards on...
Outlook 2020: McLaughlins’ Fields & Futures provides OKC Public Schools with pristine playing fields
by BERRY TRAMEL on Oklahoman.com Liz McLaughlin remembers the days when she and her husband weren’t trying to impact other people’s kids. Their...
By: Heide Brandes The Journal Record December 26, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – Tim and Liz McLaughlin knew firsthand the benefits of playing on team...