The Bartlesville Sports Commission (BSC) was established in 2007 by a
group of community leaders who support local athletics.
The BSC mission is to instill in the hearts and minds of Bartlesville youth the
motivation to excel in athletics, to build excitement around all regional athletic events,
and to generate and promote athletic activities that will
have a positive economic impact on the Bartlesville area.
Join the BSC today and help Support, Promote & Honor Bartlesville Sports
The Bartlesville Athletic Hall of Fame is BACK! October 23rd, 6:30 PM @ Hilton Garden Inn
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Bartlesville Athletic Hall of Fame
Class of 2021
Three individuals, a couple and a team make up the 14th class of the Bartlesville Athletic Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Bartlesville Sports Commission.
The 2021 honorees will be formally celebrated on October 23rd during the Hall of Fame banquet at Bartlesville’s Hilton Garden Inn.
To be enshrined are Stan Baughn, Gary McDonald, Mickey Ripley, Kevin and Dorea Potter, and the 1962 College High boys swim team.
The Bartlesville Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and teams that have made a lasting contribution to athletics in the Bartlesville area and have brought honor to themselves, to their school, to their community.
A look at the Bartlesville Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2021:
Stan Baughn. 1978 Sooner High graduate, lettered in baseball and basketball. Played on three Oklahoma State University Big Eight Conference baseball championship teams, helping Cowboys reach College World Series finals in 1981. Selected by San Francisco in 1982 baseball draft. Joins father, Tug Baughn, who was inducted in 2013.
Gary McDonald. 1980 Sooner High graduate became school’s only individual state champion in boys golf as a senior. Had an all-conference career at University of Tulsa. Previously honored with 1978 state championship Sooner High golf team, inducted in 2014.
Mickey Ripley. Head football coach at Bartlesville High, 1979-93, longest tenure in school history. After 35-year career in education, was inducted into Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame, 2015. Multi-dimensional prep athlete in Perry, played quarterback at University of Oklahoma. Died in March 2019 at age 72.
Kevin and Dorea Potter. Recognized for contributions to Bartlesville through ownership of radio stations KWON and KYFM and volunteer campaigns for some 60 organizations and causes. Kevin, reared in Oklahoma City, played football at Cameron University. Dorea, an Iowa native, was Big Eight Conference golf champion at University of Oklahoma. She was also a founding board member of the Bartlesville Sports Commission.
1962 College High Swim Team. Record-setting team won first of 10 straight state championships when competition was limited to only one classification. Team set seven records at state meet. Members: Jerry O’Rourke, Richard Hundley, Bill Keene, Barry Morgan, Terry Maul, Howard Katz, Bill Zelinski, Lee Tinder, David Selim, Randy Hawkins, Richard Walls, John Engleman, Bill King, David Steiger, John Rivers.
Bartlesville Sports Commission is committed to helping
youth sports in the Bartlesville area by offering grants. Click here to apply.