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  Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium is the on-campus football facility for the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, United States.
Major additions to the stadium after the opening included adding stands on the east side in 1929, closing in the north end of the stadium to make the stadium a horseshoe shape in 1949, the addition of south end bleachers in 1957, and the addition of an upper deck on the west side in 1975.
The major contribution towards this expansion was made by the daughter of Edward K. Gaylord, resulting in the renaming of the stadium to the current name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gaylord_Family_Oklahoma_Memorial_Stadium   (430 words)

  
 University of Oklahoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Oklahoma Mesonet: A state-of-the-art network of environmental monitoring stations that is an OU-OSU partnership, won a special award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS), the nation's leading professional society for those in the atmospheric and related sciences.
The campus newspaper is The Oklahoma Daily produced daily during the fall and spring semesters and weekly during the summer semester.
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is one of the largest university-based natural history museums in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Oklahoma   (1264 words)

  
 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oklahoma City - The widow of a slain informant filed a wrongful death lawsuit against several Oklahoma County officials.
Oklahoma City - Home prices in Oklahoma are increasing at a slower rate than the national average, according to federal statistics.
Oklahoma City had a price increase of 7.56%; Tulsa had a 4.71% boost from the end of 2004 to the end of 2005.
www.usatoday.com /news/states/okmain.htm   (269 words)

  
 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium History on SoonerStats.com - Oklahoma Sooners Football and Basketball Scores, Records, and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the original architect’s drawings, the north end of the proposed structure was strikingly similar to the present Oklahoma Memorial Union, which eventually was constructed separately after head coach Bennie Owen suggested it would be best to raise funds for a union and a stadium.
The 16,000-seat stadium cost approximately $293,000 and was named Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to honor University-associated persons who died in World War I. After several expansion and renovation efforts (see the following list), it currently ranks as the 17th largest on-campus stadium in the country.
A memorial to Oklahomans who have lost their lives in past wars (World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf) was built just outside the northwest corner of the stadium.
www.soonerstats.com /fb/oms/index.cfm   (1084 words)

  
 ChannelOklahoma.com - College Football - Texas Tech (3-1) At (2) Oklahoma (3-0)
GAME NOTES: The second-ranked Oklahoma Sooners kick off their Big 12 schedule this Saturday when they welcome the high-octane Texas Tech Red Raiders to Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman.
Oklahoma leads the all-time series with Texas Tech, 9-2, and has won the last four meetings, including last year's 56-25 verdict in Lubbock.
Oklahoma has yet to come up with an interception and as a result, its -0.33 turnover margin ranks 10th in the conference.
www.channeloklahoma.com /cfoot/3772066/detail.html   (1077 words)

  
 OU Sooners Football - About the Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The field is named Owen Field after the first successful coach at OU, Bennie Owen (1905-1926), a charter member of the College Football Hall of Fame.
The stadium was built in 1923 and the first game played there was on October 20, 1923 against Washington (MO).
It was named Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in honor of the people associated with the University of Oklahoma that died during World War I. In 2002, due to a contribution by the Gaylord Family for renovations and additions to the stadium, the name was changed to it current name of Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.
www.type40.com /ou/ou_AboutStadium.asp   (138 words)

  
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Saturday, May 8 Everyone is invited to attend the panic at the Kerr-McGee Stadium Club, located on the east side of the 11:30 a.m.
Tickets may be purchased at the picnic or at the stadium beginning at 8 a.m.
Convocation at 2 p.m., Meacham Auditorium - Oklahoma Memorial Union.
www.coph.ouhsc.edu /coph/ossph/word/convocationschedule.doc   (505 words)

  
 Life and Deatherage:
They did this by owning Oklahoma City's most powerful radio and TV stations and the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman, which was noted as The Worst Newspaper in America in 1999.
The family currently expresses this through Gaylord Entertainment, owners of Gaylord Hotels, ResortQuest, the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium that hosts the Opry, WSM Radio, and before any of that, the Opryland resort and hotel.
The Gaylord family also owns 35% of Bass Pro Shops, a fact it did not disclose while OPUBCO was pushing hard for a tax exemption for Bass Pro in Oklahoma City.
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 Ain't too proud to blog: and it's all your fault I screen my phone calls
Last week, OU announced that Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (not to be confused with Owen Field as we have separate names for our stadium and field...don't ask...) would be renamed.
The Gaylord family -- hated by just about every single Oklahoman in and out of the state -- had donated 12 million towards the stadium's expansion and completion.
I don't like the name Gaylord on the stadium and would rather have no name except in honor of those who have served our country and have died protecting it this last century.
www.tampatantrum.com /archives/001991.html   (632 words)

  
 SportingNews.com - College Football - Scrimmage provides no answers at quarterback
Further, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops suggested that the offense was held down because standout tailback Adrian Peterson and starting fullback J.D. Runnels were both held out of the scrimmage to prevent any chance of them being injured.
Thompson, who was Oklahoma's backup in 2002 and 2003 before redshirting last season, converted a third-and-11 with a 20-yard pass to Jermaine Hardison and a third-and-10 with a 23-yard completion to Travis Wilson.
Long said Oklahoma's goal is to have a quarterback chosen before the season opener against Texas Christian on Sept. 3, and preferably 10 days ahead of time.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=9491   (893 words)

  
 Arkcity.net: Sports - Sooner or later: Ex-assistant Mangino returns to Oklahoma as enemy 10/22/04
The coach who launched his career as part of the coaching staff for the Sooners' 2000 national championship, will return to the Gaylord Family/Oklahoma Memorial Stadium for the first time in three years Saturday, but it won't be as a friend.
It'll be as coach of the Sooners' opponent, Kansas.
That scrimmage against Ron Stoops, father of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, was the first of many links that would be made between the two families.
www.arkcity.net /stories/102204/spo_0002.shtml   (685 words)

  
 College of Arts and Sciences
As guests filled the stadium under a cloudy sky, it was the first commencement in modern history to be held on a Friday evening.
The Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium became the stage for a spectacular evening of lights and action as graduates celebrated with red light sticks whirling in the air while seated in the north end of the stadium.
Happy friends and families were recognized by Dean Bell, and 2005 Carl Albert Award recipient Rebecca Craig-Schapiro addressed the graduates before each one walked across the stage to receive their diplomas.
casweb.cas.ou.edu /home/past_indices/index_20050523.htm   (433 words)

  
 WELCOME TO OUKERRY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
S Keith Stanberry got his only start of the year and CB Elbert Watts got his seventh.
Oklahoma has played the nation’s most difficult schedule this season based on a pair of NCAA rating systems.
The Sooners’ cumulative schedule and past opponents both rate as the most staunch among I-A teams this season.
www.oukerry.com   (771 words)

  
 oklahoma gardening Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oklahoma Alfalfa Hay and Seed Association Oklahoma Beef Inc. - Central Bull Performance Testing Station Oklahoma Forages Oklahoma Gardening...
By Kristen Andrews, Hudson, Colo. Episode by episode, "Oklahoma Gardening" has brought the seeds of knowledge to fruition throughout the state.
Parts of Rhode Island, the Virginias, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and New Mexico are in Zone 6 where winter temperatures go -10 to zero degrees F. Links for gardeners in Zone 6.
www.gardeningthumb.com /directory/oklahoma-gardening.html   (219 words)

  
 College Football
The 40 largest stadiums in NCAA Division I-A college football heading into the 2002 season.
Note that (*) indicates stadium not on campus.
The capacities for several stadiums including the Rose Bowl, Louisiana Superdome and Sun Devil Stadium are often listed differently for other events, such as bowl games, which they host.
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0105761.html   (279 words)

  
 OU bomber had huge explosive stash; Mystery remains over suicide outside Sooners game
University of Oklahoma President David Boren seems determined to have everybody believe Joel Henry Hinrichs III was merely a disturbed young man who decided to commit suicide by blowing himself up within 100 yards of a stadium containing 84,000 screaming fans of Sooner football.
Second, the proximity to the stadium suggests Hinrichs' target was the crowd, perhaps as people were leaving the game.
But before he gets in, while arming it, the cell phone gets a call, or he pushes a button accidently on it, causing the speaker to sound (the easiest circuit to tap for trigger pulse is the cellphone ringer and/or speaker).
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1495911/posts   (3320 words)

  
 KOTV - The News on 6 - Security Tapes Lack OU Explosion Clues
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) _ A completed review of University of Oklahoma stadium surveillance tapes by the FBI did not spot Joel Henry Hinrichs III trying to get inside.
After a week of investigation, the FBI and OU continue to treat the death as a suicide by a troubled loner, rather than a failed terrorist plot.
OU President David Boren announced Tuesday the FBI was reviewing tapes from cameras in and around the stadium.
www.kotv.com /main/home/storiesPrint.asp?id=91508&type=tp   (387 words)

  
 College of Public Health
Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave., Meacham Auditorium
This web site Designed, Built, and Maintained by the Information Design Group a department of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Any questions about the material should be directed to the referenced office or department.
www.coph.ouhsc.edu /COPH/events.asp   (268 words)

  
 Homeland Security Headlines » Bomber Blows Himself Up Outside of Oklahoma Stadium During Game
Law enforcement agencies are still investigating and have not yet publically confirmed the details of this incident.
During the Oklahoma University and Kansas State Football game Saturday night, a large explosion occurred outside of the stadium packed with 84,000 football fans that was heard up to four miles from the stadium.
CDT on the South Oval, across the street from the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, near the George Lynn Cross Botany-Microbiology building the oval’s east side, and near an area where numerous busses to transport people from the stadium were parked.
www.nationalterroralert.com /updates/index.php?p=679   (130 words)

  
 Other Oklahoma : Le Tour De Vin
The third annual Le Tour De Vin will be held May 21, 2005, featuring domestic and import wines, an opportunity to meet the winemakers, gourmet cuisine from area restaurants and vendors, a silent auction and exciting live auction.
The event will be held at the Kerr-McGee Stadium Club, located on the east side of the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.
Le Tour De Vin benefits the American Red Cross, Heart of Oklahoma Chapter and Cross Timbers Rotary Club.
www.localwineevents.com /Oklahoma-Wine/event-47208.html   (143 words)

  
 DenverPost.com - HOME
Norman, Okla. - A University of Oklahoma student from Colorado who blew himself up outside a packed Gaylord Family/Oklahoma Memorial Stadium probably didn't commit suicide, a Norman police bomb expert said.
Agents have said they may never know whether the student wanted to get inside the stadium.
The student's father, Joel Hinrichs Jr., has said his son intended to kill only himself.
www.denverpost.com /ci_3558392?source=rss   (394 words)

  
 Aggies Head to Norman to Face No. 1 OU
The Aggies improved to 4-5 overall and 2-3 against the Big 12 Conference with the win over the Jayhawks, while OU moved to 9-0 and 5-0 after shellacking rival Oklahoma State, 52-9, in Norman.
Lewis has produced five 100-yard rushing games in 2002, including the past two games.
He posted his career-best of 171 yards on 26 carries two weeks ago against Oklahoma State.
www.aggieathletics.com /press/print.php?PRID=7266   (918 words)

  
 College of Arts and Sciences
Dean Paul Bell and the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences extend a cordial invitation to AandS graduates, their families and friends to participate in the college’s Convocation ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 14, at 4:30 p.m.
Alex J. Kondonassis, Regents Professor of Economics, will be recognized by Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry and the Chancellor of Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for his years of outstanding service to the state of Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma on May 17.
His duties include promotion of trade between Oklahoma companies and the UK Trade and Investment office.
casweb.cas.ou.edu /home/past_indices/index_20050509.htm   (352 words)

  
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Attending this month were: Officers: Regina McNabb, Debbie Hubbard, Linda McCarty, and Tina Ledgerwood Council representatives: Matt Berry, Stacy Berglan, Barbara Bledsoe, Howard Cremeans, Sharon Greeson, Pam Moore, Ann Summers, and Kathy Wakefield.
It is the providing of temporary housing for families in need.
Next meeting will be March 4thFebruary 5th at Oklahoma Memorial UnionStadium, in the President’s Room, 2nd Floor, South.
www.ou.edu /msa/Minutes02-04.doc   (559 words)

  
 User Posts
on the South Oval, across the street from the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, where more than 80,000 people were watching the OU-Kansas State football game.
"My family and I were sitting at home, roughly one mile away from the stadium as a bird flies, when we heard and felt an earth shattering explosion.
I was monitoring my hand held amateur radio when the local repeater erupted with chatter about a explosion.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/user-posts?id=142730   (1113 words)

  
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The 2003 Heisman Trophy, awarded to OU quarterback Jason White, on display outside of the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium before the OU football spring game, April 17, 2004.
Disclaimer: The University of Oklahoma explicitly disclaims any legal liability for the contents of this page or information accessible from this page.
Web pages are provided as a privilege to OU students to enhance their life long learning experience, and the opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the institution or its student body.
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 ChannelOklahoma.com - News
Charges are expected to be filed in the next day or two against a San Antonio man who allegedly held metro bank workers hostage on Wednesday, according to police.
Higher daytime temperatures are expected in Oklahoma through the end of the week while nights will be cool.
Whether it's your Thanksgiving spread or what the lights you put up on your house look like, share your photo memories with the rest of channeloklahoma.com visitors.
www.channeloklahoma.com /news/3395153   (371 words)

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