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Gymnast helped OU win Big Eight title in 1991

Russ Tribble, 65, of Oklahoma City. He was An All-State lineman at Midwest City High School, and then played scholarship ball at Arkansas.

In 1973, Tribble was the only sophomore to start every game for the Razorbacks. As a 6-foot-4, 220-pound senior guard, he helped Arkansas win a Southwest Conference championship and beat Georgia in the Cotton Bowl.

Tribble worked an assistant coach at the university and high school levels — North Carolina State, Baylor, Central Oklahoma, Edmond Memorial and Midwest City.

Andrew Hubbard, 42, of Oklahoma City. Played football and wrestled at Bishop McGuinness High School. The mechanical engineer loved to attend Oklahoma State football games with his family.

Leonard Copeland, 81, of Kingfisher. Played basketball and baseball at old Big Four High School. He was a farmer after graduating from Oklahoma State.

Terry Lauderdale, 72, of Edmond. He played high school football for his uncle, legendary Capitol Hill coach C.B. Speegle. Lauderdale worked as a lifeguard before becoming a helicopter pilot with the Army National Guard.

Pat Davis Nutt, 85, of Oklahoma City. She played high school basketball at Pond Creek. Suffered a career-ending knee injury as a senior and turned to playing the saxophone in the school’s band.

Gerald Weatherby, 78, of Oklahoma City. He starred in basketball at Neodesha High School in his native Kansas. Weatherby was also an avid runner who competed in marathons. He was the chemistry department chair at Oklahoma City University.

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