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Sport Oklahoma issues statement on Sooner Schooner tip-over

01:55  20 october  2019
01:55  20 october  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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There were no major injuries after the Sooner Schooner flipped over at the 15-yard line after an Oklahoma touchdown, but a team cameraman was being checked out by medical The Oklahoma Sooner Schooner overturns while taking a sharp turn during a touchdown celebration vs. West Virginia.

Oklahoma officials issued a statement the read in part: “ The Sooner Schooner tipped over today. In 1993, the Schooner also tipped over during a game against Colorado when it came onto the field after place-kicker Scott Blanton’s field goal, sending the pilot, the flag bearer and the RUF/NEK queen

Don’t worry.  It’s officially OK to chuckle.  Or guffaw, if you prefer.

  Oklahoma issues statement on Sooner Schooner tip-over © Getty Images

During the second quarter of what would become a decisive Oklahoma win over West Virginia, the beloved Sooner Schooner, as is custom, came onto the field to celebrate an OU touchdown, this one a two-yard run by Jalen Hurts.  Unfortunately, the two-horsepower wagon showed once again that its turn radius is nearly nil as it toppled over around the 15-yard line, sending the drivers crashing to the turf and the horses running untethered from human restraints toward the tunnel.

As scary as it looked, the university subsequently released a statement in which it was confirmed that neither the humans nor the horses were seriously injured.  Additionally, OU gave a suspected cause of the incident.

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The Sooner Schooner is an official mascot of the sports teams of the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Pulled by two white ponies named Boomer and Sooner

At a home game in 1993 against the Colorado Buffaloes, the Sooner Schooner rounded the field after OU scored a field goal. The Schooner flipped over due to

One taken into custody following NW Oklahoma City chase .
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – One person is in custody after leading police on a chase in northwest Oklahoma City. Just before 2:30 a.m. Monday, police pulled over a stolen vehicle near NW 10th and Rockwell. Oklahoma City police tell News 4 the vehicle stopped, but that’s when the driver bailed on foot. After about a 20-minute chase, officers found the man in a neighborhood. Police say the man was found at a home near Rockwell and Melrose Lane. A weapon was also recovered, according to police. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was taken into custody. There were no reports of any injuries. ——— ©2019 KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City Visit KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City at www.kfor.

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