Oologah looks to avenge title game losses and topple Wagoner
Guy Lewis coached the University of Houston's fabulously talented “Phi Slama Jama” basketball teams into three consecutive NCAA Final Fours (1982-84), but the Cougars never won a national title. They finished runner-up twice.
The Buffalo Bills and former Oklahoma State running back Thurman Thomas lost four consecutive Super Bowls (1991-94).
Failure at the highest levels is still failure, but it usually follows a long string of successes. And most mortals never get to experience anything like it.
Oologah's senior football players can relate. They've been to the Class
Everyone wants a gold ball, so it hurts at first. But after a few weeks, you look back and realize you did have a good year. A lot of people are dreaming of having the kinds of seasons we've had around here lately. Chance Deitz, senior quarterback
Oologah senior football players Gunter Pearson, Chance Deitz and Logan Carter hold their Class 4A runner-up trophies on Tuesday. They will face state champion Wagoner, which has beaten them the past three years, on Friday.
Oologah senior Logan Carter hits a dummy at practice on Tuesday. A win for Oologah would also end Wagoner's newly minted state record for consecutive wins.