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Sam and Susie Barto

The Barto’s were the backbone of the Phillips 66 gymnastics club for over 33 years. Sam stumbled into gymnastics while teaching elementary physical education at Mustang in 1974.  “We decided it would be a nice thing to give up a weekend and do a gymnastics clinic for them and to raise some money for a mat so the next ... More

1985 BHS Girls Track Relay Team

The 1985 Lady Bruins Relay team of Arlene Reese Sutton, Sophia Shoate, Julie Anderson Williamson, and Lee Ann “Missi” Dent Nash were large school State Champions in both the 400 and 800 meter relays.  Coached by Don Burt, this 1985 Relay team has held the BHS school record for their times in the 400 M relay (48.44) ... More

Yolanda “Yogi” York

Yolanda "Yogi" York, a 1992 Bartlesville High School graduate was selected to the All State girls basketball team and was chosen Most Valuable Player of the All State game. She also received the prestigious honor of being selected to The Oklahoman's Super 5 All State team her senior year. Yogi, a four year starter, led ... More

Cecil Epperley

Coach Epperley graduated from Stillwater High School in 1958 where he played basketball for Coach Martin “Red” Loper. After high school Cecil, along with three of his high school teammates, Don Linsenmeyer, Moe Iba, and Eddie Bunch went to play at Oklahoma A&M under Legendary Coach Henry Iba. Starting in ’68, ... More

Mike Wise

Mike is a 1985 Bartlesville High School graduate where he was a two-sport letterman. He was an all-state selection in football in 1984.  Mike went on to play at the University of Oklahoma from 1985 to 1990 under legendary head coach Barry Switzer for three seasons and Gary Gibbs for one. Mike was quoted in the ... More

Mike Vaclaw

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 ... More

Doug Tolin

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 ... More

Joe Holladay

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 ... More

1980 Col-Hi Wildcats

This team defeated town rival Sooner High in the state final. More

Bill Mingle

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 ... More