Mike was born in Bartlesville in 1942, and graduated from Col-Hi in 1960. In high school Mike played football, basketball, track, and baseball. In 1960 he was selected to the football all state team. In high school he played American Legion baseball and was the first player to hit a home run in the municipal stadium, now ...
Doug Tolin went to high school in Bartlesville before returning home to coach at Sooner High. He eventually was hired as the head men’s basketball coach at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU). He led his squad to the NAIA Division I championship game three times and won it all in 2010. Tolin worked 14 years at OBU. He ...
Holladay spent two years (1977-79) of his prep coaching days at Sooner, where he helped coach the Spartans to a state golf title. Following 23 years in prep athletics — which included eight years as the Jenks High athletic director — Holladay went to work for University of Kansas head men’s basketball coach Roy ...
This team defeated town rival Sooner High in the state final.
Mingle served as a long-time play-by-play announcer for Bartlesville area teams and earned a reputation for his meticulous stat keeping and professionalism. He worked in radio and television from 1960 to 1988 in Parsons KS, Wichita KS, Champaign IL and Bartlesville. In addition to broadcasting many football, basketball and ...
Founded on December 6, 1950
Has developed Junior National Championship, National Championship and Olympic Trials qualifiers
Also U.S. Nation Team members, High School All-American Swimmers and collegiate swimmers
Considered one of the finest programs in the nation including members holding state records
Head Coach: Steve Hesser
Asst. Coach: Ray Shaffer
Asst. Coach: Rod Berger
Football Coach: 1974 – 1978
Vice Principal at Central: 1979 – 1982
Athletic Director Bartlesville Public Schools: 1982- 1996]
BHS 1985 graduate
Football team finished 8-4 losing in the state playoffs
OSU (1985 - 1988)
Running back with team record of 34-13
Played in Gator Bowl, Sun Bowl and Holiday Bowl
BHS 1979 graduate
Team State Champions 1978 & 1979
Individual State Champion - 1978 #1 Singles, 1979 #1 Singles
Tulsa University (1979 – 1983)
3-time conference champion
4 year letterman
Played on 4 Missouri Valley Conference runner-up teams