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  1. These are trying times for WNBA's Tulsa Shock

    Mechelle Voepel

    In two-plus WNBA seasons in Oklahoma, the Shock has won just 11 games combined. But with the addition this year of guard Temeka Johnson and, most recently, post player Courtney Paris, there is hope for Tulsa.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  2. Women's NCAA tournament: Abi Olajuwon making most of senior seaso...

    Mechelle Voepel

    For three years, Abi Olajuwon played behind the Paris twins. But if Oklahoma returns to the Final Four a second straight season, the senior will have helped lead the way.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  3. Ballyhooed Brittney Griner set to make debut for Baylor Lady Bear...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Baylor's dunking phenom, Brittney Griner, makes her college debut Sunday at Tennessee.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  4. Post-Paris twins era under way at Oklahoma

    Mechelle Voepel

    The post-Paris twins era is under way at Oklahoma. But don't underestimate the Sooners, who will play a fast-paced, guard-oriented attack this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2009
  5. Welcome to the 2009 WNBA draft quiz

    Mechelle Voepel

    Nobody ever really knows on draft day how each team's picks are going to pan out. But there are no wrong answers here.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2009
  6. Women's Final Four: Oklahoma Sooners bid farewell to Courtney and...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Ultimately, Courtney Paris fell short of helping OU win its first NCAA title. But she and twin sister Ashley left their mark and lifted the program to its best season in seven years.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2009
  7. Women's Final Four: Louisville comes together just in time for co...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In its first Women's Final Four, Louisville looked like a different team -- in a bad way. The Cardinals seemed down and out against Oklahoma, but a second-half comeback led them all the way to their first championship game.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2009
  8. Women's Final Four: Courtney Paris is so much more than a promise...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Her promise to pay back her $64,000 scholarship was more devotional pledge than cocky guarantee -- and a perfect example of who the real Courtney Paris is.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2009
  9. Women's Final Four: Whitney Hand helps Oklahoma Sooners

    Mechelle Voepel

    Whitney Hand's positive personality and potent 3-pointers often relax Oklahoma. And that's just what the Sooners need at the pressure-packed Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2009
  10. Women's NCAA tournament: Final Four stars get to share the court ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    After sharing the court as counselors at a basketball summer camp, Jayne Appel, Angel McCoughtry, Renee Montgomery and Courtney Paris will share the spotlight in St. Louis at the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2009
  11. Women's NCAA tournament: Oklahoma Sooners push past Purdue Boiler...

    Mechelle Voepel

    All Courtney Paris has ever wanted is to lead Oklahoma to a national title. With a lot of help from her teammates Tuesday, the Sooners took a step closer to that goal, advancing past Purdue and into OU's second Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  12. Loss brings OU questions, but doesn't mean doom

    Mechelle Voepel

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- So, of course, the wisecracks will come. Oklahoma's Courtney Paris said on her senior night that she would pay back her scholarship money if the Sooners didn't win a national championship. Then on Saturday, OU fell 74-62 to Texas A&M...

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2009
  13. Even with a subpar Courtney Paris, Oklahoma Sooners top Tennessee...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Oklahoma did more than postpone Pat Summitt's 1,000th victory Monday. The Sooners proved they can be a Final Four team, even on a night when Courtney Paris' double-double streak came to an end.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2009
  14. Will the real No. 2 please stand up?

    Mechelle Voepel

    Auburn's DeWanna Bonner never had a day quite like this one. And for Oklahoma's Courtney Paris, it was like the "old" days. In the search for the "real" second-best team behind Connecticut, both the Tigers and Sooners made good cases Sunday wit...

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2009
  15. Courtney and Ashley Paris prepare to lead Oklahoma Sooners

    Mechelle Voepel

    When they decided to attend Oklahoma, the Paris twins envisioned a Final Four and an NCAA title. They've come up short so far, but have high hopes for their final season in Norman.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2008
  16. Stellar season allows Ashley to step into spotlight

    Mechelle Voepel

    With a superb junior season, Ashley Paris is playing alongside twin Courtney a lot more instead of just subbing in to give the All-American a breather.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2008