Undated – Here is the latest Oklahoma sports news from The Associated Press
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Landry Jones threw three touchdowns to Ryan Broyles, leading top-ranked Oklahoma back from a rare home deficit to beat Missouri 38-28 last night. With two starting receivers out of the lineup, Broyles had to play up to his usual All-American standard without his proven teammates Kenny Stills and Trey Franks. The Sooners avenged last year's upset loss in Columbia to stay Number One.
Tahlequah, OK – Special election for Cherokee Nation chief begins
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Members of the Cherokee Nation are voting for a second time to select their tribe's new principal chief.
The nation held a special election Saturday after the tribal Supreme Court declared the first vote too close to call. Chad Smith, who was chief until a temporary replacement was named after June's election, is facing longtime tribal councilman Bill John Baker.
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Tulsa, OK – In a copyrighted story, The Tulsa World reported the son of the chief of staff to Tulsa's mayor was allowed to test for the city's firefighter academy despite the program already being full.
Chief of Staff Terry Simonson and his son Ryan Simonson also gained unauthorized access to the fire training facility to practice. The action was determined to be an unintentional mistake but Ryan Simonson was told to withdraw from the testing.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A memorial service was held in Tulsa for a 26-year-old Collinsville soldier killed in Afghanistan.
The service for Spc. Christopher Horton wa at Tulsa's First United Methodist Church, 1115 S. Boulder Ave.
Horton was among three Oklahoma National Guard soldiers killed Sept. 9 in Paktia Province when their team was hit by small arms fire. Also killed in the attack were 26-year-old Sgt. Bret Isenhower of Seminole and 20-year-old Pfc. Tony Potter of Okmulgee.