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Super Bit Wars 7

Super Bit Wars reached new heights this year with the highest amount of attendants to ever come to the event. “It was the largest event in OK gaming that I know of,” said Pooyan “Rice,” one of the tourney organizers. The event took place all day, March 30th. And players…
Bailey Brown
April 2, 2019
Spotlights

Sarah Enders: OU Alum and Writer for Team Liquid

日本語翻訳者 NIHONGO HONYAKUSHA - This means Japanese Translator and it is just one of the many things Sarah "LiquidSenders" Enders does for Team Liquid, an esports team filled with world-renown players like Double Lift, Nemo, and Hungrybox. Enders's day to day as a departmental assistant is just as varied as…
Matthew Viriyapah
March 1, 2019
Misc.Spotlights

Loot & XP: Norman’s Getaway for Gamers

Nestled on the corner of 24th and Main, Loot & XP is Norman's only board game cafe. With over hundreds of games and over a 100 RPG books, there is something for every gamer, casual or veteran. Loot & XP started on Main Street by five owners in 2015. Inspired…
Bailey Brown
January 29, 2019
NewsOU XP

OU XP Teaser

We've been working hard over here at Sooner Esports. Our video team has been creating something exciting for the spring semester. Here's the official teaser trailer for our upcoming documentary; OU XP!
Bailey Brown
January 15, 2019
Event Coverage

King of the Sticks 2018

The King of the Sticks 2018 took place October 27th, 2018, and some of the top players in the state and a few out-of-state players came to compete in the tournament which had 173 attendees and 10 different events to participate in. Oklahoma Rankings for top players prior to the tournament…
Matthew Viriyapah
November 9, 2018
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Sooner Extra Life!

Extra Life: Most everyone has heard of it, but not many people actually know what it’s about. What is Extra Life, and why is it so important to the Esports Association at OU? Extra Life, a charity movement started in 2008 to help the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals, is…
David Kaucic
October 29, 2018
Back to SchoolEvent Coverage

Back To School, Back to Gaming

They began Friday afternoon with three tournaments hosted in the One University Store on campus; Super Smash Brothers Wii U, Mario Kart 8, and Speedrunners. Over 20 students participated in the Smash Brothers Tournament, and over a dozen students competed in Mario Kart 8 and Speedrunners. Many being new members…
Bailey Brown
August 21, 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
Misc.

Exciting Things are Coming!

In four short months, Sooner Esports has grown so much. We started as a small team of four, working hard to get out three articles a week for our readers. Between the end of our semester at OU, jobs, extracurricular, and of course, gaming, it was not an easy task.…
Bailey Brown
August 7, 2018
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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
Event CoverageHearthstone

Public Hearthstone Tournament

On January 20th, Esports association of OU hosted their first open tournament for Hearthstone. They partnered with the Innovation Hub on OU's campus in order to house the many competitors. Scott H. placed 1st in the tournament Matt O. placed 2nd in the tournament A player from Tulsa, "Relox," took…
Bailey Brown
April 12, 2018