Posts Tagged Bill McClard

My Buddy Dallas — The Baddest Bull in the Ring Ever

I went to Cleveland Elementary School, and we won Norman’s unofficial  city championship in 1967 when I was in sixth grade. We had some great players, including a kid named Dallas.  Appropriately enough, he wore a beat up old Dallas Cowboy’s helmet. It looked like somebody had beaten it with different colored baseball bats and then […]


Miracle at Owens Field

Yes, I have seen a miracle. It happened when I was growing up, approximately a thousand years ago,  and Norman High Senior Bill McClard kicked a record 56-yard field goal. A friggin 56-yard field goal! In high school, for cryin’ out loud! Let me put this into perspective. Dallas Cowboys’ kicker David Buehler is only […]