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LADY BRUIN STANDOUTS HEADED TO STILLWATER

Two of Bartlesville High’s elite senior girls athletes will both change their address next school ye...

11/16/2017

MIKE TUPA

LADY BRUIN TOUGH ENOUGH

Toughness has a new meaning. Kate Steward. A year ago, the Bartlesville High School swimmer — ...

11/9/2017

MIKE TUPA

KANSAS SIGNS BARTLESVILLE SWIMMERS KATE STEWARD, GRETA OLSEN

Bartlesville swimmers Kate Steward and Greta Olsen signed with the University of Kansas as the Early...

11/9/2017

BARRY LEWIS

BRUIN WRESTLERS SPARKLE

If Bartlesville High School head wrestling coach Josh Pulsifer already didn’t have high vibes about ...

11/7/2017

MIKE TUPA

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RECENT

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HORNETS GO UP BIG EARLY, DOWN BRUINS IN FINALE | Bartlesville High School’s football season didn’t fade away meekly into the night. The Bruins cha...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/5/2017
BARTLESVILLE BOYS REPEAT AS 6A STATE CHAMPIONS | EDMOND — Medals clanged noisily on Nathan Lauritsen’s chest as he tried to put Bartlesville’s victor...
- CHRISTIAN FAVALORA | 10/29/2017
BRUINS LOOK TO UPEND SANDITES IN FRIDAY TEST | Playoff hopes are on the ropes — but far from done — for the Bartlesville High School Bruin football...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/26/2017

PAST

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YOUNG BIG LOAD FOR BRUINS | It might seem like DeAndre Young has been forever on the Bartlesville High School football team. ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/24/2017
PUSH BIXBY SPARTANS TO END BRUINS: MAJOR STEP FORWARD | Some might define a moral victory as a defeat dipped in honey. Perhaps there’s a bit of truth to ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/21/2017
GIVE IT UP FOR THE DEFENSE IN BRUIN VICTORY THRILLER | No one could have blamed Bartlesville High School football players for wincing after seven tumultuou...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/18/2017
BRUINS LOOK TO AIR IT OUT MORE AGAINST CHIEFTAINS | Kyle Ppool wants to win as much as anyone. But, the interim head football coach for Bartlesville ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/12/2017
BRUINS CHARGE INTO HOOPS PRACTICE FOR 2017-18 WARS | Clent Stewart doesn’t have to play the waiting game this autumn. He likes that. For the first ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/4/2017
WILDCATS CLAW OUT 2-PT WIN IN CUSTER STRUGGLE | Bartlesville High School’s football defense played like the combination of a pride of angry lions, a...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/30/2017
BRUINS SET TO TAKE ON PONCA CITY CHALLENGE | In a series dating back to 1982 — and doesn’t count the pre-Bartlesville High School days — the Bart...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/29/2017

ARCHIVE

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OPPORTUNISTIC ROUGHERS ROMP PAST BATTLIN’ BRUINS | MUSKOGEE — For one half, Bartlesville High School’s defense put up a valiant, hard-nosed, effective ...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/24/2017
LADY BRUINS POWER TO PAIR OF WINS AT TOURNEY | Bartlesville High School’s volleyball team came into this weekend’s home tournament without a win. ...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/18/2017
SATURDAY PAIR LADY BRUINS SPLIT GAMES | Jaycee Hampton blasted a two-run double Saturday that brought an end to the longest losing streak of...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/18/2017
MCKEE RESIGNS FROM BARTLESVILLE FOOTBALL, TEACHING DUTIES | John McKee has resigned as Bartlesville High School football coach and a teacher in the district, ac...
- NATHAN THOMPSON | 9/8/2017
TANNER WALK-ON FOR OKWU HOOPS | Barron Tanner isn’t planning on going far to play college basketball. Just a few blocks. The f...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/5/2017
ROUSED RAMS STORM BY BRUINS IN CUSTER BATTLE | Bartlesville High School’s football team attempted to open Friday’s game against Owasso High School ...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/3/2017
AREA PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP LADY BRUINS WIN | Coming off its worst loss of the season, the Bartlesville High School softball team had the perfect ...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/3/2017
BRUINS REV UP FOR HOME OPENER FRIDAY VS. RAMS | Honestly, one of the last opponents most football teams would want to meet this coming Friday is Owa...
- MIKE TUPA | 8/31/2017
LADY BRUINS CATCH FIRE EARLY IN SOFTBALL WARS | Prior to midnight tonight, the Bartlesville High School softball team could own first place in its d...
- MIKE TUPA | 8/29/2017
LADY BRUIN SPIKERS SLAM INTO ACTION ON TUESDAY | All things considered, Bartlesville High School’s varsity volleyball program appears to be on a boom...
- MIKE TUPA | 8/4/2017
SQUADS READY TO OPEN SEASONS | The future is next week for a handful of Bartlesville High School varsity teams. And, within thre...
- MIKE TUPA | 8/1/2017
FORD TABBED TOPS ON LANES | Who can really define the difference between the ultimate competitor and the ultimate champion? In ...
- MIKE TUPA | 7/17/2017
COACH BINAM NAMED TO SUMMIT LEAGUE HOF | Lady Bruins basketball coach Krista Binam has been named a charter member of the Hall of Fame of the...
- GRANGER MEADOR | 7/15/2017
BRUIN SPIRIT SHOP OPENS AT MOXIE ON SECOND | Bruin fans are urged to check out the new Bruin Spirit Shop, which debuts on Saturday, July 15, 2017...
- GRANGER MEADOR | 7/15/2017
FORD FOUND FOCUS ON BIG STAGE | Potential is too often an overused term in the destiny-driven world of topsy-turvy sports. It seems...
- MIKE TUPA | 7/6/2017
FORD SHINES IN PBA MEET | At age 16 — and on the cusp of making the finals at the PBA Oklahoma Open national competition — the...
- MIKE TUPA | 7/2/2017
RIGDON HOPING TO GET CLEAR OF COLON CANCER | Spence Rigdon’s life could be back to normal in a few weeks. The Bartlesville High baseball coach h...
- MIKE BROWN | 6/17/2017
ZEBRAS BLAST BARTLESVILLE | CLAREMORE — It was a busy night at the ball park for the Claremore Zebras as they played host to Bar...
- LARRY LARKIN | 6/16/2017
BRUIN VOLLEYBALL GEARS UP FOR 2017 SEASON | Even though the season wars are still almost eight weeks away, Bartlesville High School’s volleyball...
- MIKE TUPA | 6/16/2017
BRUINS AIR IT OUT AT PASSING LEAGUE | DEWEY — Old man temperature kept his cool — relatively speaking — through most of Tuesday’s hour-lon...
- MIKE TUPA | 6/7/2017
BARTLESVILLE JUMPER HITS DIZZYING HEIGHTS | Although he enjoys dunking a basketball, David Kelley would rather dunk himself — over a high jump b...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/29/2017
TANNER SIGNS LETTER | Congrats to Barron Tanner for signing to play basketball for the Independence Pirates!...
- STAFF | 5/23/2017
ALL-REGION RECOGNITION 3 BRUINS HONORED | A trio of Bartlesville High School baseball warriors earned a coveted spot on Oklahoma Coaches Assoc...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/21/2017
BRUINS CONSIDER 3 AT QB | Bartlesville High School head football coach John McKee refuses to budge. He confirmed Wednesday he...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/18/2017
BRUINS, DEWEY, WCS TAKE BIG STRIDES FORWARD | Following four years of aerial emphasis, the Bartlesville High School football attack might be more ...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/17/2017
64 BRUIN GRIDDERS GATHER | Despite a spirited quarterback competition — the first one in spring practice for a half-decade or m...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/17/2017
BRUIN NETTERS GO OUT BATTLING | J.P. Birk’s tenure as Bartlesville High School head tennis coach proved to be short. But, very, ver...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/15/2017
FIGHTING FIERCELY TO THE END | Finally, the Bruin Express ran out of steam. But, it traveled a long, long ways — fueled by determi...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/5/2017
BRUINS ROUT ROUGHERS TO STAY ALIVE | Bartlesville High School’s baseball team again felt the sting of the close loss bug. This one reall...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/4/2017
BRUINS ROUT ROUGHERS, STAY ALIVE IN REGIONAL | Bartlesville High School’s baseball team again felt the sting of the close loss bug. This one reall...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/4/2017
BRUINS SET FOR REGIONAL | Even though his Bruins might have finished up the last two-and-a-half weeks as one of the hottest te...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/3/2017
BRUINS MISS STATE, TOOK STEP FORWARD | Rolling into Monday’s Class 6A regionals on a wave of momentum, Bartlesville High School’s boys golf...
- MIKE TUPA | 5/2/2017
HECTIC MONDAY BUSY START OF WEEK FOR BARTLESV | Assuming the weather cooperates, Monday is going to be an awfully busy day for the Bartlesville High...
- MIKE TUPA | 4/23/2017
BRUINS GRAB 1ST AT SKIATOOK | Carson Rainbolt stormed to a 75 on Wednesday to help power Bartlesville High School’s boys golf team...
- MIKE TUPA | 4/20/2017
LAUREN RICHTER SIGNS TO PLAY AT WASHBURN! | Lauren Richter Signs to Play at Washburn!...
- STAFF | 4/17/2017
WILLIAMS SIGNS WITH TULSA | Henry Williams to Run For Tulsa Hurricane! Congrats!!...
- STAFF | 4/17/2017
BRUINS RIDE MOMENTUM INTO STRETCH | Three weeks ago, the Bartlesville High School baseball season floundered, twisted and dipped like a ...
- MIKE TUPA | 4/16/2017
BARTLESVILLE RUN RULES ROUGHERS | Muskogee’s woes continued on Tuesday as the Bartlesville Bruins run-ruled the Roughers 14-1 in a Dis...
- PAUL QUIMBY | 4/11/2017
KIERSTEN TO BE A PANTHER | Kiersten Brown signing to play at NEOSHO!...
- STAFF | 4/10/2017
LADY BRUIN BASKETBALL REVIEW | Without question,Jena’ Williams served as the catalyst on the floor who stirred this year’s success ...
- MIKE TUPA | 4/5/2017
BHS NETTERS TAKE TRIO OF TITLES | Despite chilly weather and some churning breezes Monday, Bartlesville High School’s varsity tennis t...
- MIKE TUPA | 4/4/2017
BRUIN EXCELS AT VERSATILITY | Bartlesville High School baseball player John Cone doesn't get his job done with a lot of volatile f...
- MIKE TUPA | 3/30/2017
WILLIAMS BREAKS RECORD | Ryan Starr. Joey McNair. Blake Culp. Brett Turowski. Caleb Clark. Krishan Baniqued. The names from ...
- MIKE TUPA | 3/27/2017
CONE’S 2B ELEVATES BRUINS TO 1ST WIN | Bartlesville High School's varsity baseball team finally peeled the monkey off its back. John Cone ...
- MIKE TUPA | 3/16/2017
BRUINS STRONG EARLY IN ‘L’ | Bottom-of-the-order batters splattered the ball with power on Tuesday for the Bartlesville High Scho...
- MIKE TUPA | 3/15/2017
BRUINS SET TO HOST BIXBY AT DOENGES | Sew close. Following an 0-2 start, Bartlesville High School varsity baseball team is hoping to fina...
- MIKE TUPA | 3/7/2017
SHELLEY WINS BIXBY INVITATIONAL | Congrats to Emma Shelley for winning Bixby Golf Invitational with a score of 74 and to Faith Hopkins...
- STAFF | 3/6/2017
LADY BRUINS SURVIVE CHALLENGE BY SAPULPA | Everyone is 0-0 going into the playoffs. Those who have followed basketball for a while has heard t...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/24/2017
BRUINS SET SIGHTS ON SAPULPA IN REGIONAL TILT | Boys basketball teams from Bartlesville and Sapulpa high schools are set to journey a long ways to m...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/23/2017
LADY BRUINS: 3-PEAT FEAT | Mission accomplished. A 12-month journey of anticipation, expectation, tribulation, perspiration, a...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/18/2017
BRUINS BATTLE TO BITTER END ON SENIOR NIGHT | A night that began with mighty cheers ended with bittersweet tears for the Bartlesville High School ...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/15/2017
HOME FOR ONE FINAL TIME | For several Bartlesville High School basketball seniors, Tuesday's games represent a milestone momen...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/13/2017
SANDITES RALLY FOR WIN AGAINST THE BRUINS | SAND SPRINGS — Even before the trailing edge of the final buzzer ended, the collective heart of the ...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/12/2017
MANY PREP TEAMS DOWN TO FINAL STRETCH RUNS | For some area high school basketball teams,today could be the dawning of their final week of the sea...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/6/2017
SHORT-HANDED BRUINS BATTLE UNION TO THE END | If it had been a game of poker for high gambling stakes, the Bartlesville High School Bruin basketba...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/5/2017
BRUIN MATTERS MUSCLE UP TO MANHANDLE JENKS | Let's make one point clear - every Bartlesville High School mat warriors wrestled his respective gut...
- MIKE TUPA | 2/3/2017
A.J.-LESS BRUINS REGROUP, WIN BY 11 | Just 3:49 into Friday's showdown, fate unleashed a wallop of bad luck that sent the Bartlesville Hig...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/29/2017
BRUIN TEAMS SET TO PLUNGE INTO FVC TEST | Bolstered by plenty of rest, the Bartlesville High School varsity basketball teams eye a plenty busy...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/16/2017
LADY BRUINS BREEZE TO BIG VICTORY IN BIXBY | BIXBY - Two initials described Bartlesville High School's approach to Tuesday's varsity girls basket...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/12/2017
BRUINS HOOPSTERS HIT ROAD TODAY FOR BIXBY | Fresh off a feisty three-day tour de' force in their own tournament, the Bartlesville High School va...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/10/2017
LADY BRUINS TO SKIATOOK TODAY | Bartlesville High School's varsity girls basketball team had so much fun at last weekend's Skiatook ...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/9/2017
TITANS BLITZ PAST BRUINS TO CAPTURE TITLE | In what evolved into a tale of two halves Saturday, the Carl High School Titans erupted for 39 point...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/8/2017
THE STEAL SEALS BRUINS' HARD-FOUGHT TRIUMPH | Just call it The Steal. With a little less than a minute remaining during the fierce boys basketbal...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/6/2017
BRUINS MASH TULSA HALE IN A MAT SHOWDOWN | Patience, persistence and preparation added up to a powerful win Thursday night for the Bartlesville...
- MIKE TUPA | 1/6/2017
LADY BRUINS BASKETBALL POSTPONED | After a first-round loss in the Skiatook Tournament on Thursday to Mustang, Bartlesville will have t...
- EVAN FAHRBACH | 1/6/2017
BRUIN HOOPSTERS FLEX THEIR MUSCLES IN TUNE-UP | A successful varsity debut by freshman Shane Simpson and a more aggressive pace of play provided two...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/30/2016
LADY BRUIN SWIMMERS RACK UP CHAMPIONSHIPS | Two returning state swim meet individual gold medalists for Bartlesville High School are carving out...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/22/2016
BRUINS COACHES LOOK AT PLAYERS, POTENTIAL | Bartlesville High School head girls basketball coach Krista Binam believes her team could double las...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/15/2016
LADY BRUINS GET 3RD WIN | Bartlesville High School's up-and-coming girls basketball team proved Thursday to Ponca City what th...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/13/2016
BRUIN PRODUCT EYES BIG OPPURTUNITY | Former Bartlesville High School soccer standout Joseph Ruiz has signed a letter of intent to play fo...
- STAFF | 12/11/2016
BHS SWIM TEAMS MEET STRONG FOES ON ROAD | No Wimps Allowed. That should have the sign at poolside of the Jenks Aquatic Center for last Thurs...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/11/2016
BHS GIRLS HAVE HOT HAND IN ROAD WIN | TULSA - Erin Shoemaker and Lauren Richter provided a powerful one-two punch in the second half Tuesd...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/7/2016
BRUINS SCRAMBLE PAST RAMS TO REMAIN PERFECT | Whether or not the Bartlesville High School Bruins put the rest of the Frontier Valley Conference bo...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/4/2016
BARTLESVILLE HOOPSTERS GO 2-FER-2 VS. OWASSO | Two for whew! Along with wham, slam and wow. It all added up to a sweet sweep Friday night for the...
- MIKE TUPA | 12/2/2016
BARTLESVILLE HOME OPENER HIGHLIGHTS HARDWOOD | A mixture of proven talent and fresh faces will storm onto the court Tuesday night for the Bartlesvi...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/27/2016
LADY BRUIN RUNNER INKS WITH AIR FORCE ACADEMY | Even before Thanksgiving morning arrived, Shay Stayton had something special about which to be grate...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/25/2016
JONES POWERS TO CROWN | If its late November, it must be time for the turning of the leaves. For the Bartlesville High Scho...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/21/2016
NEW LADY BRUIN HOOPS MIX SEEKS SMOOTH BLEND | Potential is one thing. Blending it into a smooth mix is the challenge. That’s the task for Bartle...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/17/2016
SPRING SWEAT HARVESTS MEMORABLE CAMPAIGNS | It started — technically — last May. That’s when numerous area high school football programs gather...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/14/2016
BRUINS GO DOWN SCRAPPING | It’s unlikely that in its history Bartlesville High School’s football team has unleashed a more expl...
- MIKE TUPA | 11/6/2016
DO OR DIE SITUATION FOR BRUINS FOOTBALLL | For a few high school area football teams, this week’s games will be a launching pad into the playof...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/31/2016
SANDITES SPOIL BRUINS' SENIOR NIGHT | The good news was that Bartlesville High School scored the first and final touchdowns in Friday’s fo...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/28/2016
BRUINS TO GO FOR THE GOLD | In olden times — and according to legend — pirates marked with an ‘X’ the spot where they deposited ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/28/2016
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: BRUIN QB FINDS THE MARK | Winning is not always about what the scoreboard says. Conquering one’s adversity — and coming back ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/27/2016
BRUINS DISPLAYED SOME POSITIVES IN TOUGH LOSS | BIXBY — Turnovers sprouted like noxious weeds to spoil the garden party hopes Thursday for the Bartl...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/23/2016
6A: BIXBY 63, BARTLESVILLE 14 | Tucker Pawley rushed for 107 yards and three TDs on 17 carries, and Tanner Griffen passed for 199 ya...
- SHAWN HEIN | 10/21/2016
BARTLESVILLE BRUINS OVERWHELM SAPULPA | SAPULPA — Bartlesville High School struck early — and often — on its way to a 51-28 rout of the Sapu...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/14/2016
BRUINS FOCUS ON FRIDAY TILT AS LAUNCHING PAD | Following a tentative season start, Bartlesville High School head football coach John McKee knows hi...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/13/2016
TURNOVERS COSTLY FOR BHS FROSH IN GRID LOSS | Turnovers bulging with apples or cherries are scrumptious-ialiastic. (What?) Well, they’re good. ...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/11/2016
BRUINS BOUNCE BACK IN BOISTEROUS FASHION | Bartlesville High School Bruin football players still have some climbing to do up the mountain of pr...
- MIKE TUPA | 10/2/2016
PONCA CITY GAME PREVIEW | This week, Ponca City (1 - 3) faces off against Bartlesville (1 - 3) on Friday at 7:00 PM. Neither t...
- STAFF | 9/29/2016
PONCA CITY CONTEST BIG FOR BOTH TEAMS | There are many reasons for folks to attend Friday’s football game in Sullins Stadium between the Bar...
- DAVID MILLER | 9/29/2016
GRIDDERS NEARING HALF POINT, BELIEVE IT OR NO | The future of Bartlesville High School football took center stage Monday at Custer Stadium. In the ...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/27/2016
STILLWATER PROVIDES A TELLING TEST FOR BRUINS | Scores of Bartlesville High School cross country runners swept Saturday over the cross country cours...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/26/2016
DOWNTOWN PARADE, RALLY SHOWS BRUIN SPIRIT | Thousands of Bartlesville residents converged on downtown Bartlesville Thursday evening to celebrate...
- NATHAN THOMPSON | 9/23/2016
BARTLESVILLE LOOKS TO DERAIL MUSKOGEE EXPRESS | When it comes to a scrumptious, full-class breakfast, turnovers are a tasty must. But, football is ...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/22/2016
BARTLESVILLE SPIKER GIVES HER ALL | Perhaps two words describe Sarah Covell’s performance during the past week-plus for the Bartlesville...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/22/2016
BOTH BARTLESVILLE XC TEAMS RANKED IN TOP SPOT | Even though the Class 6A state cross country finals are still more than a month away, both Bartlesvi...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/21/2016
BARTLESVILLE BOLTS TO 1ST | Bartlesville High School’s varsity boys remained unbeatable, while the Lady Bruins bounced back in c...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/18/2016
BRUINS FIRED UP FOR FRIDAY SHOWDOWN | When it comes to last week’s 45-point drubbing at the hands of Owasso, Bartlesville High School foot...
- MIKE TUPA | 9/9/2016
FORMER BRUIN BRINGS PRO KNOWLEDGE TO HOMETOWN | During his five-year odyssey in trying to find a pro football home, Markell Carter learned the golde...
- STAFF | 9/4/2016