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WE ARE EVOLVING! THE NEXT STAGE IS HERE!

November 2018 signifies a milestone in our developmental journey. It is the 24 month anniversary of my start in the development of this at OU!! We gained approval from OU IT for departmental sponsorship back in August 2018, but due to new university leadership, we have been delayed in further…
Mike "Moog" Aguilar
November 30, 2018
Misc.Spotlights

We’re the News Team

Welcome to a new school year Sooners! Let us introduce ourselves. We are the writers of Sooner Esports. The name is Stingray Schuller, yes, Stingray. I am a transfer student from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Creative Media Production. Freshman year of…
Bailey Brown
August 14, 2018
Spotlights

Welcome to The 2018-2019 School Year Sooners!

Starting today at 5PM CST we will reopen the general application to the org for OU students across the Norman, HSC, and Tulsa campuses. After concluding our first school year of infrastructure development we took a small break over the summer to relax and polish some things up. Before we…
Mike "Moog" Aguilar
July 16, 2018
Author's OpinionsEvent CoverageSpotlights

SoonerCon 27

It's convention season. With thousands attending big conventions like E3, San Diego, and Denver Comic Con, and others later this summer, it can be hard here in Oklahoma to not be a little jealous. You may be thinking that Oklahoma will never have anything as good as those. But look…
Bailey Brown
June 26, 2018
Spotlights

Your Guide to Video Game Terms

As high consumers in the video game industry, we are constantly exposed to lingo associated with different games and the terminology in gaming. But we understand that a lot of our audience may not know what we're talking about a lot of the time. In almost every article we write, or…
Bailey Brown
May 21, 2018
Our TeamsRocket LeagueSpotlights

Rocket League – Just Soccer With Cars?

Everyone dreads that question from their parent or relative: “What’s that game you’re playing?” It’s almost impossible to answer, especially to our out-of-touch Baby Boomer parents whose last video game was Ms. Pac-Man. Some games have it easier. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players have an easy time saying “We’re counter-terrorists and…
David Kaucic
May 14, 2018
OverwatchSpotlights

Spotlight: Callie Simonton

To the University of Oklahoma, she's classified as a Film and Media Studies major. To the Esports community, she's much more than that. Callie began playing Overwatch since it was first released in 2016 and is a Top 100 Mercy. She's spent countless hours working her way up the ranks, and…
Bailey Brown
May 11, 2018
Spotlights

Letter from The Editor: What and Who is Sooner Esports?

In October of 2017, our advisor held a general meeting to create interest around esports at OU. In a very long presentation, he mentioned looking for a high council (what we call our leadership. CAUSE WE'RE NERDS!) to help him establish the organization. He discussed eventually expanding into a news…
Bailey Brown
April 2, 2018
Spotlights

Upcoming Spotlights Section

This page will house all of our spotlight pieces. We want to promote cool players and other personas in the gaming industry, believe it or not, there are a ton in Oklahoma! Check this out often, because we love highlighting these people.
Bailey Brown
April 1, 2018