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1991 Bruins Men’s Basketball Team

The Bartlesville Bruins basketball teams of the Steve Hesser era are nothing short of legendary. The 1990-1991 team was the city of Bartlesville’s team, with fans making the trek to away venues to ensure that all out of town games were still “home games” for the Bruins. Actual home games were a nightmare for the ... More

Coach Bill Holbrook

Bill Holbrook was born in Three Rivers, TX in 1924. He was one of twelve kids and grew up loving to hunt and fish. Holbrook married his wife, Mary, at the age of 18 just prior to leaving for WWII. During the war he participated in two drops behind enemy lines, with one being Operation Varsity in March of 1945. In one of ... More

Clint Eads

Legendary Bartlesville wrestler Clint Eads grew up with a love for all things sports. Clint attended junior high at Madison Middle School, where he wrestled under Coach Darin Messerli, before beginning high school in the fall of 1991. While wrestling for coach Jim Riley from 1991-1995 Eads put together an impressive ... More

KK McCoy Grinstead

Krista “KK” McCoy Grinstead left her mark on the softball field during the four years that she wore the Bruin uniform. KK lettered all four years in softball and also earned three letters in basketball and one in soccer. During her freshman year she batted .386, which was the lowest average of her high school career, ... More

Lou Skurcenski

Lou Skurcenski was born in Braddock, PA and moved to Zelienople, PA at age 13, where he graduated from Zelienople High School. Lou began playing basketball at an early age, following in the footsteps of his father, Louis Sr. He was a standout basketball player at Zelienople High School and was selected First Team WPIAL. In ... More

Gerald Richard “Ricky” Jackson

Jackson excelled at sports from an early age. During his high school years Ricky played football, basketball, baseball and ran track as well. As a freshman playing baseball he led the conference in home runs and he was the starting varsity quarterback through his sophomore year. By his junior year he had decided to focus ... More

Terry Hughes

Coach Hughes began his teaching career in 1983 at Ranch Heights Elementary and moved to Madison Middle School in 1986, which is when he began coaching football, basketball and golf. Hughes taught at Madison until 2012 and in 2011 he became the Bruins Assistant Athletic Director, which is the title he still holds. Over ... More

Jerry Benedict

Jerry Benedict became the Head Golf Professional at Adams Golf Club in 1986. As Head Golf Professional and Director of Golf at Adams, Benedict has recorded a number of major accomplishments including a large tree planting project in 1986, cart path construction, clubhouse renovation, a complete remodel of the golf course ... More

1982 BHS Girls Softball Team

The 1982 Lady Bruins put together a 31-7 record in their inaugural year. The Lady Bruins beat Tulsa Union in regionals to move on to state, where Shanda Sturm’s two-run homer over Putnam City West sent the Bartlesville girls to the state championship game versus Broken Arrow. Bartlesville was the home team in the ... More

Erica Shepherd Derryberry

Over the course of her high school softball career Shepherd-Derryberry played on three Bruin teams with state tournament berths. Erica received a number of honors during her senior season when she led the Bruins in doubles, triples, home runs and RBI’s. She batted .362 and scored 31 runs, leading the Bruins to the state ... More