Coach: Lonni Alameda, 10th season WCWS appearances: 10th How they got here: The Seminoles had to win two games in one day to reach the Women's College World Series. Having dropped their super regional opener to LSU and with a subtropical storm looming, the Seminoles and Tigers played a doubleheader, with FSU winning both games to advance. Notable: Infielder Jessie Warren, the ACC Player of the Year, holds the ACC career records for home runs and RBI. She is only the second player in conference history to make the All-ACC First Team four times. Job opportunities Powered by The Oklahoman LOG IN Oklahoman subscribers log in and go ad-FREE. Georgia Seed: No. 7 Record: 48-11 Coach: Lu Harris-Champer, 18th season WCWS appearances: Fourth How they got here: The Bulldogs are undefeated thus far in the NCAA Tournament. After winning all three games of their regional, they won a pair of one-run games, including a 2-1 victory in eight innings, over Tennessee, to make it to OKC. … [Read more...] about How each Women’s College World Series team made it to OKC
Story by Darla Shelden on May 30, 2018 . Click on author name to view all articles by this author. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry The Water Lantern Festival, to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City, will be held from 4 – 9 p.m., at the Route 66 Park on June 9. Facebook photo By Darla Shelden OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, June 9, the Water Lantern Festival, presented by One World LLC, will be held from 4 – 9 p.m., at the Route 66 Park, 9901 NW 23rd Street, in Yukon. The festival is open to all ages. The lantern launch window will begin at sundown and continue for 1-2 hours until everyone has had an opportunity to launch their lantern into the water. The Water Lantern Festival is a family-friendly event, featuring activities, food trucks, music and giveaways. Guests may bring their own food or snacks, if desired. No alcohol or pets allowed … [Read more...] about Route 66 Park to host Water Lantern Festival benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities® OKC
• Look in the June water bill for your new recycling pickup day, or at okc.gov/mytrashday starting Friday. • More than 193,000 Oklahoma City residential recycling customers are getting new green recycling carts to replace the small blue bins. • Learn more online at okc.gov/recycle. They said it "Amazon doesn't want to dominate the marketplace. They want to be the marketplace." — Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid, in remarks during last week's debate over whether to authorize city staff to negotiate an economic development agreement with online retailer Amazon. Shadid contended Amazon's planned warehouse and shipping terminal at Will Rogers World Airport would hurt local small businesses. He questioned the reasoning behind the proposal to pay Amazon $1.7 million in taxpayer-funded job-creation incentives for the facility. "Everybody's making out like a bandit." — Ward 5 Councilman David Greenwell, commenting on the benefits expected to accrue to city, county … [Read more...] about #OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 28, 2018
The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer fielded questions Friday during his weekly OKC Central chat. This is an abridged transcript of that conversation. To see the full transcript, or to participate in next week's chat, go to NewsOK.com. Q: Do you think the former Mercedes dealership downtown (near 13th and Broadway) is going to become a grocery? A: That sure would be a great place, wouldn't it? Q: What happened with Walmart sniffing around downtown but eventually bailing on that idea (seemingly)? Related Photos One of four plans for the mixed-use housing is this model pitched by Carleton Residential Development, which includes 204 housing units, ground-floor retail and a day care. [Design by BGO Architects] A: Walmart looked at West Village and they looked at Bricktown. They also looked at a couple of other places downtown as well. They approached developers. And then, this last year, the conversation went quiet. It is possible they may have chosen a site and I'm not aware of it, or they … [Read more...] about OKC Central Chat: Still looking for a new Oklahoma City downtown grocer
But the only question anyone wants answered about Grant is whether he's coming back. And that's no less complicated than it was when Grant confessed he didn't even know how to feel about his impeding free agency. Paul George's free-agency decision is the Thunder's swing vote, and most everything hinges on what he chooses to do if, as expected, he opts out of the final year of his contract. In the event George is back, OKC will have one of the league's most expensive rosters in salary and tax, and the Thunder is prepared to pay for George. Whether it also will shell out to keep Grant is another question, and a trickier one to answer. As front-office analyst Bobby Marks noted on ESPN.com, bringing back Grant “would cost around $53 million in salary and taxes for one year” if George is back. In an interview at the NBA Draft Combine earlier this month, Grant told ESPN that he thinks there's a “great possibility” he'll return to Oklahoma City, but he conceded … [Read more...] about As Jerami Grant’s game grows, what will OKC pay to keep him?