2011

History Was Made in 2011

By Nick Gholson WF Times Rcord News History was made in 2011 as the Oil Bowl had its first overtime game. Argyle’s Chad Hedlund kicked a 39-year field goal in OT for 17-14 win, but only after the Texas defense forced three Oklahoma turnovers and came up with a critical safety.

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Texas defeats Oklahoma 17-14 at the 74th Oil Bowl Game

By Zach Duncan Sunday, June 12, 2011 Oklahoma felt like it gave the game away.  Texas thought it seized the moment. Whatever the assessment of how the 74th Oil Bowl ended, the first overtime game in the bowl’s history concluded with a field goal that was all but a certainty after previous circumstances.

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Gholson: Clubb has bit role in triumph for Texas

By Nick Gholson Sunday, June 12, 2011 Lee Clubb did it all for Texas on Saturday night.  He ran seven times for 36 yards.  He caught six passes for 56 yards.  Then in overtime, the Iowa Park star was asked to do one more thing — hold for kicker Chad Hedlund.

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Landing pair destined for Pac-10 a coup for Oklahoma

By Nick Gholson Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Pac-10 recruits seldom show up for the Oil Bowl anymore. Twenty years ago, Lawton Ike running back Dwight McFadden stopped off here on his way to USC.  Two years later, Skip Hicks of Burkburnett played one more time before the home fans before heading off to bigger and…

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Eleven area players picked for Oil Bowl

Times Record News Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Eleven players from the Wichita Falls area have been chosen to play in the 74th Oil Bowl football game, according to rosters posted on the game’s website. Tyler Seale of Rider, Hayden Wright of Wichita Falls High, Kieran Spence of Hirschi and Bill Powers of City View will…

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West to see Oil Bowl from the other side

By Nick Gholson Friday, January 21, 2011 He doesn’t remember many of his teammates. Most of that week in the summer of 1989, the Waurika linebacker hung around with another kid who lived just down the road in Ringling.  Ask Byron West to tell you who his coaches were, and all you will get is…

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