January 2007 News Articles

Bison Back In NAIA Top 25

January 31, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist bounced back into the NAIA Top 25 Men's Division I Basketball rankings Wednesday and the Lady Bison held serve just outside the main group in 26th. The Bison moved to 23rd despite a 1-2 week as raters recognized OBU's narrow…

OBU Hits Eight Qualifying Marks in Joplin

January 31, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist hit eight national qualifying marks and seven more provisional marks in the Missouri Southern Open Invitational Indoor Track Meet Saturday. The OBU men reached five qualifying marks and three provisional qualifying standards,…

Bison Lose Overtime Thriller at No. 2 OCU

January 27, 2007 | Permalink

A heroic comeback fell just shy as Oklahoma Baptist rallied from 18 points down at halftime and lost in overtime at No. 2 Oklahoma City, 86-83, Saturday. OBU missed half of its first half free throws (5-10) and was out-rebounded 22-8 in the…

Lady Bison Fall at OCU, 69-66

January 27, 2007 | Permalink

Tenth-ranked Oklahoma City used an 11-0 run to snap the back of the Lady Bison and the Stars recorded their 17th consecutive win over Oklahoma Baptist 69-66 at OCU Saturday. OBU trailed by as many as nine points with 15 minutes left in the…

Bison Break Cavaliers' Hearts

January 25, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University broke St. Gregory's heart in the men's version of the Holy War on MacArthur Street Thursday, knocking off the Cavaliers at SGU, 63-60. OBU kept the Cavaliers in the game with poor free throw shooting right up to the…

Lady Bison Scorch St. Gregory's

January 25, 2007 | Permalink

The women's version of the Holy War on MacArthur Street was a scorching as OBU rolled to a 73-46 win at St. Gregory's Thursday. The Lady Bison won the rebound battled 39-26. OBU never trailed and led for the last 33:37 after St. Gregory's…

Tennis Teams Ready to Turn a Corner in 2007

January 25, 2007 | Permalink

O B U t e n n i s m i g h t b e a b o u t t o t u r n a c o r n e r a n d t u r n i n t o a c o n t e n d e r f o r a n a t i o n a l t o u r n a m e n t b e r t h i n 2 0 0 7 . & l d q u o ; I b e l i e v e t h e m e n ' s t e a m c a n m a…

World Musicologist In Concert Feb. 1

January 25, 2007 | Permalink

L a u r e n P e l o n i s a c r e a t i v e s t o r y t e l l e r o f m u s i c . P e r f o r m i n g o n m o r e t h a n 2 5 n e w a n d o l d i n s t r u m e n t s f r o m a r o u n d t h e w o r l d , s h e t r a c e s t h e d e v e l o p…

Former SBC President To Speak at Jan. 31 Chapel

January 24, 2007 | Permalink

Bobby Welch, immediate past president of the Southern Baptist Conference, will be the speaker at Oklahoma Baptist University's first Chapel service of the spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 31. The 10 a.m. service will be in OBU's Raley…

OBU Alums Perform On Campus

January 24, 2007 | Permalink

Danny and DeAnna Calhoun have been performing together as a two-piano team for the last 10 years. The Oklahoma Baptist University graduates will perform at their alma mater Friday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Raley Chapel's Yarborough…

Bison Lose to SNU

January 22, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist had its hands full with No. 7 Southern Nazarene and the wear and tear of playing its third game in five days, losing 89-85. Southern Nazarene, with a snowed-out game at Northwestern Saturday, had a five-day break and…

Lady Bison Lose Heartbreaker

January 22, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist committed its 14th turnover at the wrong time and missed a chance to tie the game late in a 72-68 loss to Southern Nazarene Monday in the Noble Complex. SNU's Lana Keith intercepted an OBU inbound pass when the Lady Bison…

OBU Graduate Program Hosts Grand Opening January 23

January 22, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's International Graduate School will host its grand opening at the Momentum Building, 111 N. Harrison in downtown Oklahoma City Tuesday, Jan. 23, at noon. An open house is slated at the building on Thursday, Jan. 25,…

Bison Turn Back Pioneers, 80-64

January 20, 2007 | Permalink

A hot-shooting Oklahoma Baptist successfully defended its home court with an 80-64 win over Wayland Baptist Saturday. The Bison shot 58 percent from the field, 64 percent from three-point range, and 84.6 percent from the free throw line. J.R.…

Lady Bison Coast Past Wayland Baptist

January 20, 2007 | Permalink

Twenty-third ranked Oklahoma Baptist dominated the backboards and coasted to a 62-37 win over a poor-shooting Wayland Baptist squad Saturday in women's basketball. OBU held the Flying Queens to 28 percent shooting from the field and while much…

Baseball Team Well-Armed for 2007

January 18, 2007 | Permalink

T h e 2 0 0 6 B i s o n b a s e b a l l t e a m w a s m a k i n g i t s w a y b a c k f r o m a n u n s u c c e s s f u l c o n f e r e n c e t o u r n a m e n t i n W e s t T e x a s a n d H e a d C o a c h B o b b y C o x k n e w h e d i d n…

Basketball Teams Slip in Polls

January 18, 2007 | Permalink

After getting just one game in for the week, both OBU basketball teams took a hit in the polls with the losses. The Bison fell out of the Top 25 for the first time all season, dropping to 30th in the nation. The Lady Bison dipped two spots to…

Bison Right Ship with Win over No. 18 Chaparrals

January 18, 2007 | Permalink

O k l a h o m a B a p t i s t g o t j u s t w h a t i t n e e d e d a f t e r f a l l i n g o u t t h e N A I A T o p 2 5 a c o n v i n c i n g w i n a g a i n s t a r a n k e d t e a m . O B U c u r e d s o m e o f i t s i l l s i n i t s h o…

Lady Bison Lose to No. 7 LCU

January 18, 2007 | Permalink

Lubbock Christian's dynamic duo of Ashley Hunter and Jordan Hampton turned in 21 and 20 points, respectively to lead the No. 7 Lady Chaparrals to a 73-67 win over No. 23 Oklahoma Baptist in Shawnee Thursday night. The pair had been averaging…

Pizza Bash Moved To February 17

January 17, 2007 | Permalink

Due to winter weather conditions, OBU's annual Pizza Bash at the Basketball Games scheduled for this Saturday, January 20, has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 17, 4:30-6 p.m., in Geiger Center 222. OBU will host St. Gregory's University…

MBA Program Workshops Rescheduled

January 16, 2007 | Permalink

Due to weather-related road conditions, OBU's International Graduate School has rescheduled MBA degree program workshops slated for January 16. The IGS will offer these workshops on Thursday, January 18, at the IGS location at 111 N. Harrison,…

Adult Piano Class Offered at OBU

January 15, 2007 | Permalink

Adults who have considered learning to play the piano have the opportunity to gain keyboard skills at Oklahoma Baptist University this spring. OBU's Music Preparatory Department will offer an adult piano class for the 2007 spring semester.…

John Brown Doubleheader Moved to Feb. 5

January 15, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will play John Brown University Feb. 5, in the make-up of the make-up Sooner Athletic Conference doubleheader. Originally scheduled for Dec. 2, 2006, the game was pushed by poor road conditions to Jan. 15, when…

OBU-John Brown Postponed Again

January 14, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's home basketball game with John Brown, rescheduled for Monday, has again been postponed by icy conditions. The winter storm claimed the game, originally scheduled in December. A new date will be announced Monday,…

Track Teams Qualify 13 in Arkansas

January 14, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's indoor track teams met 13 national qualifying marks and one provisional qualifying standard at the University of Arkansas Friday. OBU qualified twice in the women's 800 meters. Kyli Bean was sixth in a time of…

Saturday's Basketball Games Postponed

January 12, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University has postponed its basketball doubleheader with Southern Nazarene University, originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13, due to icy conditions. The games have been rescheduled for 6 and 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 22. No…

Bison Lose at OC

January 11, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist men's basketball team will be glad to get back to the friendly home gym Saturday after concluding its three-game conference-opening road swing with a 71-67 loss at Oklahoma Christian. Mike Fraser had a wild night with 18…

Lady Bison Fall at OC

January 11, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist took it on the chin for its first loss in Sooner Athletic Conference, losing a defensive slugfest at Oklahoma Christian 47-43. Oklahoma Christian shot only 28 percent from the field but held the Lady Bison to 26 percent. The…

Lady Bison Enter Top 25; Bison 18th

January 10, 2007 | Permalink

Both Oklahoma Baptist basketball teams have broken into the Top 25 as the Lady Bison made the jump this week. OBU's women broke into the NAIA Top 25 at No. 21, riding a seven-game win streak after starting the year at 1-4. The Lady Bison were…

Bison Lose in Alva

January 6, 2007 | Permalink

After getting off to a 20-9 lead, Oklahoma Baptist got a first-hand look at why Northwestern Oklahoma State is the top defensive team in the Sooner Athletic Conference, losing to the Rangers in Alva, 75-64. "I felt like that maybe things were…

Lady Bison Handle Northwestern

January 6, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist improved to 2-0 in the Sooner Athletic Conference with a second road victory, a 73-49 win at Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday night. "We went out and took care of business and that's what you have to do to win on the road…

Bison Knock Off USAO in Chickasha

January 4, 2007 | Permalink

Looking for their first win away from the Noble Complex Thursday, Oklahoma Baptist opened Sooner Athletic Conference play Thursday with an 87-71 win over USAO in Chickasha. It was OBU's first game since Dec. 16. The Bison trailed early,…

Lady Bison Roll over USAO

January 4, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist opened its Sooner Athletic basketball schedule with a 73-56 victory in Chickasha Thursday behind 62 percent shooting from beyond the three-point arch. Dilenny Castillo was three-for-three from long range on her way to an…

OBU Website Top Hit for Women in Programming

January 4, 2007 | Permalink

Dr. Cindy Hanchey wasted no time utilizing the World Wide Web for sharing information. A decade after she tasked students in an Oklahoma Baptist University class with developing an online programming resource, the site holds the top spot in an…

OBU, JBU Games Set for Jan. 15

January 3, 2007 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's basketball doubleheader with John Brown University has been rescheduled for Jan. 15 at 6 and 8 p.m. in the Noble Complex. The teams were forced to reschedule when poor road conditions prevented JBU from making the…

MBA Degree Program To Launch In February

January 2, 2007 | Permalink

Seeking to blend local convenience with an international perspective, Oklahoma Baptist University will offer a new master of business administration degree program in downtown Oklahoma City starting in February. "OBU has a creative vision for…