Patty Gasso talks National Championship on The Franchise Tulsa

Patty Gasso talks National Championship on The Franchise Tulsa
On Wednesday, Oklahoma won the national championship in softball. On Thursday, coach Patty Gasso was a guest on Further Review with John Hoover and Lauren Rew. (Photo: OU Media Relations)

On Wednesday, Oklahoma won the national championship in softball. On Thursday, coach Patty Gasso was a guest on Further Review with John Hoover and Lauren Rew. (Photo: OU Media Relations)

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While holding the national championship trophy, OU softball coach Patty Gasso gets a kiss from her assistant coach — and son — JT Gasso. (Photo: OU Media Relations)

A day after winning the Women’s College World Series and OU’s third softball national championship — and the school’s third national championship this semester — University of Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso dropped by The Franchise Tulsa to visit with John Hoover and Don King of Further Review with Hoover and Rew.

Listen to the full interview on The Franchise podcast below.

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he’s now co-host of “Further Review” on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World’s lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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