Oklahoma’s Sooner Schooner tips over on field; no injuries

The Associated Press - October 20, 2019 8:40 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – University of Oklahoma officials say that there were no injuries to riders of the school’s “Sooner Schooner” or the horses that pull it when the miniature covered wagon tipped over during the Oklahoma-West Virginia football game.
The wagon, pulled by two horses and carrying members of student spirit groups, circles the field after Oklahoma scores. It was celebrating a second-quarter touchdown on Saturday when it rolled onto its side while carrying three people.
The OU athletic department said in a statement that the people were evaluated by medical personnel at the stadium and released with no serious injuries while veterinarians and horse handlers said that the horses appear uninjured as well.
The statement also indicated that it appears the “weight distribution” of riders in the rear of the wagon caused the spill.
The No. 5 Sooners beat the Mountaineers 52-14.

More AP college football: https://apnews.com/tag/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25

 

Latest Stories

Oklahoma man charged with threatening federal officials

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been charged with 10 counts of threatening federal...

Tulsa mayor expects city mask mandate to be lifted April 30

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum says he expects the city’s mask mandate for...

Oklahoma virus death toll since start of pandemic tops 8,000

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports the number of deaths due...