Calling All Former Lawton High School ‘Bo’ Bowman Baseball Players!
The call has gone out! Lawton High School is seeking players that played for the Late 'Bo'Bowman during his years as the Head Baseball Coach at Lawton High School.Orval 'Bo' Bowman passed away last month on January 20, 2022, and for the upcoming Bo Bowman Tournament, LHS would like as many of his former players on hand for the opening ceremonies and first pitch.
Coach Bowman coached at Lawton from 1962 to 1967, lead the Wolverines to 3 state Baseball Championships, and twice was runner up. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame on July 29th, 1985. In addition to his state titles, he had 6 conference championships and 5 district championships. Coach Bowman's teams produced ten All-State baseball players.
In nine years as football coach, his teams won one state title, 4 conference championships, and 4 district championships. Overall, his record was 126 wins and 33 losses in baseball, and 70-30-3 in football.
Coach Bowman's son, Mitchell Bowman, MD will be on hand for the opening ceremonies to throw out the first pitch to start this year's tournament. Coach Bowman himself came back to LHS, in 2014 to do the honors. He mentioned what a thrill it was to be back on the field and to be involved in the tournament that bears his name.
If you are a former baseball player and played for Coach Bowman between 1962 and 1967, Organizers want to hear from you. Please reach out by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling the school at 580-355-5170. Tell them you are calling regarding the Bo Bowman tournament.
This year's 'Bo' Bowman tournament is set to kick off on Thursday, March 31, at the Lawton High 'Bo' Bowman baseball field.
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