History in the making: Women’s tennis wins first AAC title

The women’s tennis team made history with their run to the American Athletic Conference title this weekend. The women won their seventh conference title in program history, and their first since joining the American Athletic Conference. The third seed in the conference tournament, the women had a bye in the first round, and played their […]

Men’s tennis takes second in conference

The University of Tulsa’s men’s tennis team made it all the way the championship match of the American Athletic Conference tournament, after a first round bye and exciting wins over East Carolina in the quarterfinals and the Tulane Green Wave in the semifinals. Unfortunately, their run was ended by the top-seeded, 21st ranked University of […]

Fight night; wrestling in Tulsa

In Perfect Practice Gym, at the corner of Sheridan and 51st, titans clash every other Saturday night. Humbly located in a back room, Compound Pro Wrestling offers Tulsa’s only pro wrestling entertainment. And, boy, it does not disappoint. Nearly filling the venue, roughly 200 people sat in folding chairs surrounding the raised wrestling ring. The […]

The Bleacher Creature

As the headline reads, Jesse Keipp is the Bleacher Creature. Jesse Keipp always was, is and ever will be the Bleacher Creature. The indelible seal of the Bleacher Creature never fades. Long after I graduate, long after I lose my mental capacities, long after my body dissolves after being unceremoniously dumped in the ocean, the […]

A look inside TU Athletics’ marketing department

After arriving from the University of Maryland in August 2013, Katie Thompson has brought her ambition to tackle TU’s unique challenges. In her role as TU’s Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing, Thompson hopes to dramatically improve the atmosphere, attendance and traditions of TU sports. Last summer, TU transitioned from C-USA to the more prestigious AAC. […]

What are the chances? Crazy ideas for TU athletics

Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing Katie Thompson entertained some of my crazy ideas for improving the sports atmosphere at TU. Using a highly advanced statistical algorithm, I calculated the probability of each occuring. Beer at Athletic Events Football and beer. Beer and football. Perhaps the holiest of matrimonies! Top off that Keevan Lucas touchdown with […]

Drillers recap 4/10 – 4/18

The first several games of the Drillers season have been nothing short of average, with the new-look team at 3–3. After the offensive explosion on Opening Night, the Drillers haven’t scored more than four runs since. The same offense that put up ten runs on Opening Night was shut down the following evening, unable to […]

What to watch this summer

With the end of the school year fast approaching, I’m sure many people are freaking out about one thing in particular. You might say, “Duh, Matt, finals are next week, of course we’re freaking out.” I’m not talking about finals though, reader; I’m talking about sporting events you should watch to fill the idle days […]

Oilers split homestand against Allen

The Oilers seemed happy to be home as they crushed the Americans 5–1 to turn momentum in their favor… The Oilers are back in the playoffs, making it the second year in a row for them to make the postseason. They had a chance to place as high as second in the division at the […]

Golf closes in on season

The two teams have combined for ten top-ten finishes out of the eighteen total tournaments TU has participated in. Among these finishes was a tournament win by the men’s team at the UALR/First Tee Collegiate Classic, led by individual winner Matt Mabrey. The men’s golf team has had a solid season thus far, finishing in […]