Bacone College once sported some of the top boxers in the state

 

Boxing coach Frank Thompson and family
Boxing coach Frank Thompson and family

By Russell Lawson

Bacone College has had a long history of physical education by means of competitive sports.

In the 1930s and 1940s, the most popular sport at Bacone was boxing. Bacone sported some of the top boxers in the state, such as Austin (Honeyboy) O’Jibway, “Oklahoma Golden Gloves champion,” who journeyed to Boston to participate in the national collegiate boxing tournament. Continue reading Bacone College once sported some of the top boxers in the state

Bacone College News