October 23, 2007

Ikard is familiar with the 'winning way'

Most young guys won't be caught dead wearing jewelry, but Gabe Ikard would wear more if he could. The 6-foot-4, 237-pound two-way star on the football field, also shines brightly for the celebrated Oklahoma City Bishop McGuinness basketball team as well. In fact Ikard has already collected three championships in his first two years at the 4A school in the state capital.

'Mr. Gold Ball' says that the football team's success has them struggling to drag fans to the stadium.

While many would have doubts about where they want to continue their winning ways, Ikard gets a first hand look every day in basketball practice at what division-one basketball players look like with teammate Daniel Orton. On the gridiron, it's he who does the dominating.

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