McAlester’s Taylor Dewberry not only has made her mark pitching for scores of wins as McAlester’s softball pitcher, but also in the classroom of life.

She was among a very select group of high school baseball and softball players honored Thursday evening in Oklahoma City.

Dewberry was selected as a recipient of the Ferguson Jenkins Outstanding Student Athlete Award, which annually recognizes 10 high school athletes and one each baseball and softball coach of the year. Dewberry was one of the five softball honorees.


John Yates is the news director at McAlester Radio. Contact him at

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