Head Coach James Garrison

Player Career

Garrison attended Poteet High School in Mesquite, Texas from 1996 to 2000. He played one year at Cedar Valley Junior College in Lancaster, Texas, one year at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kansas, then finished out with two seasons at Sterling College, graduating in 2004.

In 2002 he was named the All-District Newcomer of the Year and made the KCAC First Team catcher for his season at Wesleyan. In 2003 and 2004 he made the All-District first team as a catcher. In 2003 he was the KCAC Second Team catcher, and returned to the first team in 2004. 

Coaching History

2004-2005 Friends University, Wichita, Kansas.
2005-2016 Union High School
2016-2017 Edmond Memorial High School
2017-Present Charles Page High School

Union High School

Garrison came to Union High School in 2005 as the Head Coach on the Junior Varsity team. From 2007-2014 he was the Varsity Assistant Coach and in fall of 2014 he was named the Associate Head Coach. 

Union won Regional Championships in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010, with a State Championship in 2010.

Edmond Memorial High School

In July of 2016 Garrison was hired as the Varsity Head Coach at Edmond Memorial High School, replacing Kyle Roberts.

Charles Page High School

Garrison was hired as the Varsity Head Coach in Sand Springs for the 2017-2018 season, replacing longtime Head Coach Bill Hutson. 

Coaching Record

Head Coach
2016-2017 Edmond Memorial (14-19)
2017-2017 Charles Page

Assistant Coach (280-145)
2004-2005 Friends University (17-11)
2005-2006 Union High (29-12)
2006-2007 Union High (25-6)
2007-2008 Union High (21-14)
2008-2009 Union High (27-10)
2009-2010 Union High (30-10)
2010-2011 Union High (18-18)
2011-2012 Union High (24-15)
2012-2013 Union High (24-8)
2013-2014 Union High (19-17)
2014-2015 Union High (25-12)
2015-2016 Union High (21-12)
 

Alex Hackerott - Class of 2012

Alex Hackerott played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 2009 through 2012 and made the All-State and New Balance All-American teams. He was also the 2012 Tulsa Metro Pitcher of the Year.

Hackerott amassed a 28-7 career record in high school with 243 strikeouts and an ERA of 0.97. He held an 8-1 record his senior season with a 0.44 ERA and threw back-to-back no-hitters in the Bixby Tournament. He batted .428 with 88 RBI in his career, and was .438 as a senior. As a junior he pitched a 10-1 record.

Hackerott played four seasons with Oklahoma State University and finished with a 7-1 career record and 2.66 ERA. In 2014 he was an Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree. In 2015 he made the Academic All-Big 12 First Team. He will graduate this May with a degree in finance.

Kylar Robertson - Class of 2012

Kylar Robertson played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 2009 through 2012 and made the All-State and New Balance All-American teams. 

During his senior season, Robertson batted .440 with 6 home runs and 34 RBI. 

Robertson played for Eastern Oklahoma State College from 2013 through 2015 where he earned All-Conference honors and was on the Dean & President's Honor Roll. In the 2013-2014 season Robertson batted .269 with 37 runs, 45 RBI, and 12 homers. In the 2014-2015 season he batted .338 for 28 runs, 38 RBI, and 7 homers. He was .994 as a catcher. 

Robertson currently plays for Southeastern Missouri State University.

In the 2015-2016 season he batted .238 with 12 runs, 12 RBI, and 2 homers on 63 at-bats. The Redhawks won the Ohio Valley Conference that year.

Matt Hillis - Class of 2009

Matt Hillis played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 2007 through 2009 and made the All-State team his senior year.

Hillis set the CPHS record for stolen bases his senior year at 45. He also had 6 home runs, including one in Drillers Stadium in a game against Memorial. 

Hillis played one season of collegiate ball for Cowley County Community College and finished with a .250 batting average. He landed 13 hits on 52 at-bats with 14 runs and 11 RBI, including two homers. As an outfielder he maintained a .929 fielding percentage. 

Jeff Blevins - Class of 1998

Jeff Blevins was a four year starter for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1995 through 1998. He earned All-Conference and All-Metro honors his sophomore, junior, and senior years. As a senior he made the All-State team and was the Oklahoma Player of the Year Runner-Up, batting .477 with eight home runs and 50 RBI. 

Blevins attended Texarkana College in 1999 and 2000, earning All-Conference honors both seasons. During his sophomore season he hit .353 with five homers and 60 RBI, highlighted by a school-record 26 game hitting streak. 

Blevins then played for the University of Nebraska from 2001 through 2002, earning All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention at third base both seasons. The Huskers qualified for back-to-back College World Series appearances during his career there.

In 2001, Blevins batted fifth on his team at .313, with 36 runs, 61 hits, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, and 44 RBI on 195 at-bats. He maintained a .876 fielding percentage and was second on the team in assists.

In 2002, Blevins batted sixth on his team at .307 with 44 runs, 67 hits, 14 doubles, 1 triple, 7 home runs, and 50 RBI on 218 at-bats. He held a .946 fielding average.

Jared Shipman - Class of 1997

Jared Shipman played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1995 through 1997 and was named to the All-State team his senior year and was the Tulsa Metro Player of the Year. He played in the 1996 Sooner State Games and was a member of the 1997 Oklahoma Sunbelt team.

Shipman set a school record with 256 career strikeouts, including 110 in just 73 innings his senior year. He also threw a school and 6A record 18 strikeouts in a win over Jenks, who went on to win the State Championship. 18 strikeouts in seven innings still stands among the top-five performances of all-time at any classification of Oklahoma High School baseball.

Shipman played collegiately at Conners State and Oral Roberts University. He holds a degree in construction management from Oklahoma State University and is the son-in-law of Head Coach Bill Hutson.

Ray Tarr - Class of 1996

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Ray Tarr was a three-year starting catcher for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1994 through 1996 and was a three-time All-Metro and All-Conference selection. He was a member of the 1995 and 1996 Oklahoma Sunbelt teams and made All-State his senior year.

Tarr batted over .400 his senior season with 46 RBI and 8 home runs, including a game-winning three-run homer against No. 1 Westmoore in the 1996 State Tournament. 

Tarr continued his career at the collegiate level for Independence Community College and St. Gregory's University, being named an All-Conference catcher all four years. 

Tarr is currently a firefighter and paramedic with the Tulsa Fire Department. 

Chabon Childers - Class of 1989

Chabon Childers played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1987 through 1989 and made the All-State team.

Childers played outfield for the Sandites and led the Tulsa Metro with 59 RBI his junior season. As a senior he batted .550 for five home runs and 36 RBI. He was named the Tulsa Metro Player of the Year in 1989 and was a member of the 1989 Oklahoma Sunbelt Team. 

Childers continued his career at Oklahoma State University where he was named to the All-Big 8 Second Team in 1993. 

Childers is currently an Assistant Coach with the Broken Arrow High School team. 

Jerry Adair - Class of 1955

Kenneth Jerry Adair played for the Sand Springs High School baseball, basketball, and football teams from 1952 through 1955 and is considered to be on the greatest athletes in Sand Springs history. The Jerry Adair Baseball Complex in Sand Springs' River City Parks is named after Adair. Adair lettered three times in football, three times in basketball, and three times in baseball during his high school career.

During his senior year, Adair earned the nickname "Iceman" for his coolness during a football game against Ponca City. Adair was the starting quarterback and PAT kicker for the Sandites and led his team from a 20-0 deficit to a 21-20 victory. 

Adair was selected to the Daily Oklahoman All-State football team, but turned it down because he wanted to make All-State in basketball. He succeeded in making the All-State basketball team and was chosen as the Most Outstanding Player after the '55 All-Star game.

Adair enrolled at Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University) in 1955 on an athletic scholarship to play both basketball and baseball. At the time, freshmen weren't allowed on the varsity teams. Adair was the second-leading scorer during both his sophomore and junior years on the basketball team.

Adair was the starting shortstop on the '57 and '58 baseball teams and led in batting with a .438 average his junior year. He was the first-ever player from OSU named to the All-Big Eight Team. He was also selected to the All-American Second Team by the ABCA. 

Adair played semi-pro during the summer of '58 for Williston, North Dakota in the Western Canada Baseball League and led the team with a .409 average. He led in home runs and was second in RBI. He also went 3-0 as a pitcher and batted .444 over fourteen playoff games and helped his team win the League title.

Adair signed with the Baltimore Orioles for $40,000 in '58 and made his career debut at shortstop in a 4-3 loss to the Washington Senators. He reportedly had a larger signing offer from the Red Sox, but turned it down.

Adair set a Major League record for second basemen, going 89 games and 458 chances without error from 64-65. 

Scott Watkins - Class of 1988

Scott Watkins played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1987 through 1988 and made the All-State team.

Watkins pitched a 13-3 record his senior year with 118 strikeouts and three no-hitters. 

Watkins played collegiately for Oral Roberts University, Seminole State, and Oklahoma State University. While at OSU, Watkins was named the Big 8 Newcomer of the Year, the Big 8 Pitcher of the Year, and Second Team All-American.

Watkins was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 35th round, but did not sign.

In 1992, Watkins was drafted and signed in the 23rd round by the Minnesota Twins. In 1995 he was named a AAA All-Star and the Pacific Coast League Rolaids Relief Award Winner. In August of 95, he made his Major League debut with the Twins. His career also included stents with the Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, and Texas Rangers. While with the Rangers, Watkins played for the Tulsa Drillers and Oklahoma City Redhawks in 1998.

Watkins retired from professional baseball in 2002 and has been an assistant coach for the Sandites since 2004.

Major League

Minor League

Jay Fleischman - Class of 1988

Jay Fleischman was a star athlete for the Charles Page High School football, wrestling, and baseball teams from 1985 through 1988. He was named All-State in all three sports and pursued a collegiate football career at Oklahoma State University.

Fleischman outfielded for the baseball team and played in the Oklahoma-California Series. 

In wrestling he was the 1988 State Champion at 178 pounds.

In football he was named to the 1980s Oklahoma High School All-Decade Team and went on to play strong safety, free safety, and cornerback for the Cowboys from 1988 through 1992. He lettered in 88, 89, 90, and 92.

He started his first football game as at true freshman in the 1988 Holiday Bowl, playing alongside Barry Sanders and Mike Gundy. The Cowboys defeated Wyoming 62-14.

In the 1989 season he led the Cowboys with four interceptions totaling 15 yards.

In the 1990 season, Fleischman had 73 tackles, including 55 unassisted, and three interceptions totaling 17 yards.

Fleischman currently serves as an assistant coach on the CPHS wrestling and football teams.

Kurt Burgess - Class of 1987

Kurt Burgess played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1984 through 1987 and made the All-State team.

Burgess compiled a 14-1 record his senior season with 123 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.06. He also had a .427 batting average with 6 homeruns and 39 RBI. He was named Tulsa Metro Player of the Year in 1987 and played in the Oklahoma-California Series. 

Burgess played collegiately at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and Oral Roberts University. He earned All-American honors at ORU in 1991 with a record of 15-1.

From 1991 to 1996, Burgess played in the Atlanta Braves organization, making it to the AAA Richmond Braves in 1995. In June of 1993 he was named Pitcher of the Month for the entire Atlanta Braves organization.

Doug Vineyard - Class of 1988

Doug Vineyard played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1985 through 1988 and was named to the All-State team.

Vineyard batted .438 his junior year and .444 his senior year, helping lead the Sandites to the State Semifinals both seasons. He was an American Legion All-Star both years and was All-Metro in 1988. 

He is currently the Vice President of Operations at Hargrove Manufacturing in Sand Springs. 

Randall King - Class of 1983

Randall King played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1981 through 1983. He compiled a career batting average of .486 and was named the Tulsa Metro Player of the Year in 1983 in addition to making the All-State team. He played in the 1983 Oklahoma-California Series and went on to play collegiately for Northeastern State University.

King is currently the Head Softball Coach at Broken Arrow High School where he is in his 30th year of coaching. He has guided the Tigers to four State Champions as Head Coach and five State Championships as Assistant Coach. 

King celebrated his 400th career win as the Head Fast Pitch Coach in 2016 during his 13th season at the helm. He was named the All World Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2014. 

Broken Arrow Fast Pitch Coaching Record: 408-101

2004: 30-12
2005: 33-8
2006: 41-1 State Champions
2007: 32-4
2008: 34-3 State Champions
2009: 33-5 State Champions
2010: 29-13
2011: 26-11
2012: 30-4
2013: 33-7
2014: 35-8
2015: 32-7
2016: 20-18
 

Broken Arrow Slow Pitch Coaching Record:

2014: 22-8 State Quarterfinalists
2015: 32-4 State Champions
2016: 30-8 State Semi-finalists

Mike Moore - Class of 1981

Mike Moore played for Charles Page High School from 1979 through 1981 and was named to the All-State baseball team his senior year and was also awarded the Tulsa Metro Player of the Year and played in the 1981 Oklahoma-California Series.

Moore played collegiate baseball at Conners State College from 1981 to 1983 where he earned All-American honors and led the nation with 89 stolen bases. He also played for Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He never hit below .400 in his high school or college career.

After college, Moore played a year for the Cheena Reds in the Mexican League before pursuing a career in coaching. He started at NorthArk Community College, then coached at Weslaco (Texas), Crowder, and Sapulpa. He is currently the Head Coach at Jay High School. He has amassed a career coaching record of 479-209.

 

Dennis Stanford - Class of 1969

Dennis "Denny" Stanford was the starting center fielder for Charles Page High School from 1967 through 1969 and made the All-State team his senior season. He also played on the 1966 State Championship football team and earned All-Conference and All-State Honors.

Stanford played collegiate baseball at Crowder Junior College where he earned All-District honors in 1970, then played at the University of Tulsa where he earned All-Conference honors in 1972 and 1973. TU won conference championships both years.

Stanford went on to teach science, including twenty years at Union Public Schools where he retired. 

1967-1968 CPHS Basketball Team.

1967 CPHS Football Team.

Richard Luce - Class of 1956

Sand Springs Baseball Richard Luce

Richard Luce played baseball, basketball, and football for Sand Springs High School from 1954 through 1956 and made the All-State Team in baseball. Luce was the Senior Class President in 1956 and was a member of Boys' State that year.

During his senior season, Luce batted .412 and once had three home runs in a double-header.

Sandite football went 4-6 his senior season and Sandite basketball went 16-13.

He went on to play baseball for Oklahoma Baptist University from 1957 through 1960 and was named to the Shawnee Oklahoma All-Star team in 1959.

Billy Wooten - Class of 1953

William "Billy" Ray Wooten was a four-year starting catcher for Sand Springs High School from 1950 through 1953. He made the All State team in 1953.

In the 1953 State Tournament in Tahlequah, Wooten was brought in to pitch after the team ran out of pitchers. He struck out the first thirteen batters he faced.

Wooten signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1953 and played one season for their farm team in Ardmore. He amassed a 3-1 record on the mound in the 1954 season.

He retired from Texaco after 32 years of service.