September 2004 News Articles

OBU Sweeps McPherson

September 30, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's men's soccer team posted its first victory as a Top 25 squad and the women's team went above .500 for the first time in a pair of 4-1 road wins over McPherson College. The OBU women, playing their first-ever road game, improved to 4-3 on the season with Daniella…

Bison Ranked Sixth by Street & Smith's

September 28, 2004—The Oklahoma Baptist University men's basketball team is ranked sixth by Street & Smith's in that magazine's preseason ranking released Sept. 27. The magazine touts Robert Hart and Leonard Mosley and mentions the addition of Frank and Justin Benson and Andrew Bryant. Mosley was named a…

Concert of the Spirit Coming Oct. 5

September 28, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's Division of Music will present "Concert of the Spirit: A Service of Music and Reflection," featuring Thomas Bacon on horn, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Yarborough Auditorium. Bacon will be assisted by Keith Whitmore on piano and the Central Oklahoma Horn…

Ferguson to Present Gaskin Lecture Oct. 4

September 28, 2004—Dr. Milton Ferguson, president emeritus of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, will present the 13th annual Gaskin Lecture at Oklahoma Baptist University Oct. 4. Ferguson will present his first lecture at 10 a.fm. and the second at 7 p.m., both in the Geiger Center. Milton Ferguson,…

OBU Women Place Third at OCU Golf Classic

September 28, 2004—Lady Bison freshman Maggie Cole shot a 74 Tuesday to lead Oklahoma Baptist University to third place in the nine-team Oklahoma City University Women's Fall Classic at Lincoln Park Golf Course. Cole had the best outing of all golfers in the second round after shooting an 80 in the opening round…

Bison Golfers 13th at UC Ferguson Classic

September 27, 2004—Despite a strong final round, Oklahoma Baptist University's golf team finished 13th in the 17-team U.C. Ferguson All-State Classic hosted by Oklahoma City University at Twin Hills Country Club Tuesday. OBU completed the three-round tournament with a 951 despite four golfers turning in sub-80…

Bison Soccer Breaks New Ground

September 27, 2004—When Oklahoma Baptist University opted to begin soccer, the school wanted a team that would eventually become a competitor. "Eventually" has happened in the first year for the Bison. OBU moved up two spaces from last week and is now a Top 25 team. The Bison jumped from the first team out of…

Soldiers of Light to Perform at OBU

September 27, 2004—The Soldiers of Light, a select vocal ensemble from Hawaii Baptist Academy, will perform at Oklahoma Baptist University at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, in Yarborough Auditorium. The group will also perform at OBU's chapel service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in Raley Chapel's Potter…

World Renowned Physicist to Visit OBU Oct. 8

September 27, 2004—World-renowned physicist Bulent Atalay will speak at Oklahoma Baptist University from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 8, in the Bailey Business Center Auditorium. Atalay's recent book, "Math and the Mona Lisa" explores the relationship between art and science through the works of Leonard Da…

OBU Soccer Takes Two

September 26, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's soccer teams closed out the OBU Soccer Classic with a pair of wins Saturday as the Bison recorded a 5-0 win over Dallas Baptist after the Lady Bison trounced Oklahoma Wesleyan 11-0. The Bison improved to 8-1 on the season with the win, which included three yellow…

Bison Blank Ozark Christian, 11-0

September 24, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's Bison soccer team riddled Ozark Christian College 11-0 Friday at the Bison Soccer Complex, netting the program's second-best offensive output of the season. OBU out-shot OCC 54-5 on the day, including a 33-1 first half barrage. Ozark keeper Jesse Frame had 18…

Kaumba Breaks Course Record

September 24, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's Miriam Kaumba broke her own course record and won the OBU Cross Country Invitational going away Saturday in 16:49. The record was 17:11 on the 5,000 meter course at Gordon Cooper Technology Center. Kaumba, who had her best time last week at 16:30 in Joplin,…

OBU Women 12th at NSU Golf Classic

September 21, 2004—Freshman Maggie Cole led Oklahoma Baptist University's women's golf team to a 12th-place finish with her two-round 157 Sept. 20-21. Cole finished in a tie for 10th place individually at the tournament hosted by Cobblestone Creek Golf Club in Muskogee. She was among the leaders with a…

Lady Bison Face 2004-05 with Guarded Optimism

September 20, 2004—OBU's three new guards - Priscilla Alves, Tabetha Eaton and Keely Tolin - are expected to have a big impact on the 2004-05 women's basketball team, but senior leadership will be crucial. OBU women's basketball coach John McCullough understands that his team doesn't have to win a conference…

Naylor to Present Hobbs Lecture Sept. 29

September 20, 2004—Rebekah Ann Naylor, surgeon and International Mission Board consultant, will bring the annual Hobbs Lecture at Oklahoma Baptist University at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Raley Chapel. Naylor is assistant clinical professor of surgery at Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, where…

Song of Solomon Conference Set for Sept. 24-25

September 20, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University will host a Song of Solomon Conference, led by Tommy Nelson, Friday and Saturday in Raley Chapel. Friday's session runs from 7-10 p.m., with a Saturday follow-up from 9 a.m. to noon. Nelson also will speak in a Friday chapel service at 10 a.m. The conference is…

Tolin Hopes New Faces Keep Up Old Tradition

September 20, 2004—Can the Bison basketball team return to Kansas City returning just one starter and a reserve guard who didn't get a single vote for All-Conference last year? Seven talented newcomers say "Yes." All the Bison of Oklahoma Baptist University have coming back for the 2004-05 season is one starter,…

OBU's Kaumba Makes It Seven Straight

September 19, 2004—JOPLIN, Mo. - Mirriam Kaumba won her seventh consecutive cross country race Saturday, holding of Oklahoma's Jessica Elrdidge by 11 seconds for a 16:30.81 win in the Southern Stampede at Missouri Southern State University. The 2003 NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference and Region VI champion paced a…

OBU’s Kaumba, Ellis Top Division I Rivals

September 5, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University cross country leaders Mirriam Kaumba and Daniel Ellis captured individual victories in the Hurricane Cross Country Festival Saturday, hosted by the University of Tulsa. Kaumba, the defending national NAIA champion, took first, out-legging Oklahoma State's Mary…

"Stones in His Pockets" Held Over for Second Weekend

September 3, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's second production of the theatre season, Marie Jones' "Stones in His Pockets," has added two performances, Sept. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. The production began Sept. 9 in Shawnee Hall's Craig-Dorland Theatre. The internationally-acclaimed comedy is directed by Laura…