When the schedules come out in the spring, many fans will first scan the lists for certain games.OSB-Jan2013Logo-1

There are those games which seem to be more important than others (although each game still counts for only one win or one loss).  Those are the games that are circled, whether figuratively or literally, on the calendar.

We look today at the in-state rivalries and competition among the Oklahoma schools for 2013.

Sept. 14
Tulsa at Oklahoma

Oct. 5
Oklahoma Baptist at Langston
Southern Nazarene at East Central

Oct. 12
Southeastern at Southern Nazarene

Oct. 19
Northwestern at East Central
Panhandle State at Langston
Southwestern at Southeastern

Oct. 26
East Central at Southwestern
Northwestern at Southeastern
Oklahoma Baptist at Bacone

Nov. 2
Southern Nazarene at Southwestern
Bacone at Panhandle State

Nov. 9
Langston at Bacone
Northwestern at Southern Nazarene
Panhandle State at Oklahoma Baptist

Nov. 16
Central at Northeastern State
East Central at Southeastern
Southwestern at Northwestern

Dec. 7
Oklahoma at Oklahoma State