Langston University Names Interim Athletic Director

By Michael Stewart Langston Sports Information Director Langston, Okla. –  Langston University Interim President Henry Ponder named Rozalyn Luster-Washington as Interim Director of Athletics, replacing Patric Simon who resigned to take the same position at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.  Washington will not seek the position permanently, but will hold the post over the next few months […]

Melissa Naylor throws first perfect game in Langston history

BY: Michael Stewart Sports Information Director Guthrie, Okla. – After suffering four consecutive losses during the toughest stretch of the season last weekend, the Langston University Softball team (15-13 overall; 12-9 in RRAC) responded with a three-game sweep of Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) rival Texas College. After taking an evening doubleheader from the Lady Steers […]

Langston’s Director of Athletics departing for Alcorn State

By: Michael Stewart, Sports Information Director, Langston University Langston, Okla. – One week ago last Friday, Alcorn State University (a member of the NCAA’s Southwestern Athletic Conference) reported on its’ athletic website ( that Langston University Director of Athletics Patric Simon was hired as the new Director of Athletics at the Division I HBCU located in Lorman, Miss.  […]

Lionesses regain first place with victory over Lady Pilots

  By: Michael Stewart, Sports Information Director, Langston University After dropping a home-and-home series against Texas Wesleyan near the end of January, the Langston Lionesses (ranked #9 in newest NAIA poll) have rattled off five consecutive wins, and are the only team in the Red River Athletic Conference that have earned more than 20 wins on […]

Lions drop seventh consecutive game vs. LSU-Shreveport

  By: Michael Stewart, Sports Information Director, Langston University  After enduring a five-game road trip to wrap up January, the Langston University Lions tried to put the longest road stretch of the season behind them as they entered Monday night’s game against LSU-Shreveport tied for ninth place in the Red River Athletic Conference.  Against the Pilots […]

Tarter earns NFHS Coach of the Year

Guthrie High School’s Clay Tarter was named the recipient of the National Federation of State High School Associations Coach of the Year, and Sectional Award honor for the 2010 – 2011 season.

IFR revs up to crown world champions

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma State Fair Arena welcomes the world’s best cowboys and cowgirls as they gallop into Oklahoma City to compete for the world championship title in the 42nd International Finals Rodeo, January 13, 14 and 15. This year history will be made with the introduction of Cowgirls Breakaway Roping. This is the […]