Ira Childress

Okemos' Laya Hartman Taking Hoops World by Storm

Mar 15, 2016
Andrea Urban / WKAR

The Okemos varsity girls basketball team gained a new leader this season, in the form of freshman star point guard Laya Hartman. She is only 14, but is already averaging 19 points per game against older and more experienced players.

Seth Kinker / WKAR

The Okemos High School athletic department officially unveiled its new strength and conditioning center to the public on Wednesday evening. 

Current Sports | 2/17/16 | #640

Feb 17, 2016

Ronda Rousey Suicidal Thoughts, Mid-Michigan High School Basketball, Ira Childress, Okemos Basketball, Tobias Harris, the Detroit Pistons and Caris LeVert.

Mason and Okemos soccer teams "Compete for a Cause"

Nov 2, 2015
Erin Eschels / WKAR

The Mason and Okemos boys soccer programs met in September for the "Compete for a Cause" game at Okemos High School. Raising funds and awareness in the fight of childhood cancer was the goal for the event. It marked the first ever night-time soccer game for Okemos High School.

Current Sports #556 | September 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015

Big 12 Background Checks, College Football Previews, Michigan State-Central Michigan, Ira Childress, Reflection Friday, and NFL Pick 'em.

Current Sports #63 | August 13, 2013

Aug 13, 2013

Okemos High School athletic director Ira Childress joins Current Sports to talk about his new position. We dive into what's going on in the sports world including the Tigers, Johnny Manziel and high school football. And it's top five Tuesday and we discuss the top five NFL teams entering the season. Plus, Matt sings!