Sunshine in store for Memorial Day weekend

Dylan Buckingham is a Sports Photojournalist/Reporter for Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4. He was born and bred right here in Oklahoma and is living his dream everyday covering sports in the state where he grew up. Originally from Tulsa, he joins us from Amarillo, Texas where he was the weekend sports anchor at KFDA-TV and co-host of the radio show “Sports 360.”

Dylan is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Communications. During his time as a Broncho, Dylan served as sports director for KUCO-TV, host of “The Huddle” and earned awards for best Sports Story and best TV/Magazine Show for his work on “The Huddle.”

When not at work you can find him spending time with his beautiful wife, Emily and their dog, Piper. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family. If you have a story you feel needs to be told, you can e-mail him at Dylan.Buckingham@kfor.com.

You can follow Dylan on twitter at http://twitter.com/DylanBuckingham

Life Goal – To be a good dad to some great kiddos

Play any sports/Favorite Sport – I played just about everything growing up. Basketball is my favorite to play, football is my favorite to watch.

Favorite TV Show – Any sport on TV, SportsCenter, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development

Favorite Car – My first, a 1993 Eddie Bauer Ford Bronco. It was awesome. In fact, I’m positive its why my wife married me…

Happiest moment in my life was – the day I got married

4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner – Jesus Christ, Vince Lombardi, Brad Nessler and Abraham Lincoln

Favorite food – Cheeseburgers of any sort or Subway.

I have a pet – 2 dogs. A Shih-Tzu named Piper and a Golden Retriever named Lambeau.

Knew you wanted to be a reporter when – I was 13 and realized I would never play sports professionally.

Best movie of all time – Forrest Gump

Hardest part of my job – My crazy hours

Favorite holiday – Christmas

School fight song – You can’t go wrong with any college fight song

People are surprised when I tell them – I took drum lessons from Eric Clapton’s old drummer (Jamie Oldaker) and I used to live in Boston when I was little.

I like to listen to – Any type of rock music or sports talk.

Favorite Book – Of Mice and Men

I’d jump at the chance to – do voice-over work in a cartoon or host a game show. Both of those things would be amazing to do.

Best part of the day – when the day is done and we’ve had three successful sportscasts.

Favorite place to be other than home & work – At any family member’s house or hanging out with friends.

Anything else you want viewers to know about you – I’m a ridiculously large sports fan, my TV is always on ESPN and my favorite professional sports teams are the Packers, Celtics, Red Sox and Bruins!


Recent Articles
  • OSU’s Big 12 Tournament Run Ends vs. Kansas

    It’s tough to beat a team three times in one season. That was yet again proved by OSU as they lost to Kansas for the first time in three meetings this season. Things started well for OSU.  Jeffrey Carroll drained a 3-pointer to put the Pokes up early.  Carroll led OSU with 17 points. Cowboy transfer forward Yankuba Sima became an offensive option as well, scoring all 11 of his points in the first half, a career high. The Jayhawks led […]

  • Big 12 Beatdown, OSU Takes 3rd Bedlam Meeting

    The third round of Bedlam saw Oklahoma State take the lead and never trail. Lindy Waters knocked down a 3-pointer to break a 16-16 tie and OSU led the rest of the way. Trae Young tried to rally the Sooners, making the tough reverse layup to make it a 6-point game. But the Cowboys went on an 8-0 run at the end of the first half. OSU dominated rebounding the entire game. The Pokes led 39-28 at halftime. Smith had 11 points. Cameron […]

  • Oklahoma State Stuns Kansas and Sweeps Jayhawks

    A sold out GIA to send their cowboy seniors off in style. As they welcomed in the kings of the conference, Bill Self and his Jayhawks. The senior pokes made sure to go out with a bang.    In the first Mitchell Solomon with the juke the drive and the jam put OSU up 13. Solomon finished with 16 points and 7 boards. The Cowboys were up by 16 at half.   And they continued to groove.   All four seniors finished in double […]

  • State Championship Saturday For Classes A and B

    It was State Championship Saturday inside The Big House. Four gold balls were handed out to Class A and B boys and girls. Class A boys featured Frontier vs. Ft. Cobb-Broxton. Class A girls saw Seiling and Frontier square off. Class B boys Red Oak and Earlsboro went to OT to crown a champion. And finally, the Class B girls featured Red Oak and Hammon doing battle for the final gold ball. All the highlights from Saturday inside The Big […]

  • Sooners Back on Track After Win Over K-State

    A gallery of grade schoolers saw Sooner star Trae Young hit the floor.   After several slow starts of late OU opened with four different three pointers from four different players including three of Brady Manek’s ten points and it ended with young announcing his return for all to hear.   In his second straight start Kristian Doolittle did a lot on this layup and foul helping his team to an eight point halftime lead making for some optimistic OU […]

  • Cowboys Drop A Heart Breaker to Texas

    Oklahoma State entered their second meeting with Texas in much need of a win to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive. The Cowboys played well early in the second building a ten point lead. Then Texas turned to an extended zone which caused fits for the Pokes. However, the game came down to the final seconds. Kendall Smith hit two clutch shots to give OSU a one point advantage on two seperate occasions. Up until that point, Smith was 1-9 […]

  • Sooners Swept by Texas in 2018 Season

    There were prime time players galore in Norman today. Baker Mayfield and Dick vitale were courtside to see the Sooners struggle shooting early, but a Brady Manek three kept it close early and Kam McGusty’s buzzer beater at the half made it a one possession game. But OU left the floor making just 25 percent of their shots. Lon Kruger said, “There’s not any shortcut to it a lot of it’s related to confidence getting some shots to go down […]

  • Millwood Coach Varryl “Chop” Franklin Reflects on 45 years at School

    Varryl Franklin is the patriarch of Millwood basketball. He’s won more than 600 games, 38 district titles and 13 state championships…and he’s retiring at seasons end. “My wife just said, “Ummm” I said what does that mean?” Franklin said. It means Oklahoma is losing a coaching legend after 45 years at the same school. “I knew that I would probably end it here after a couple of years,” Franklin said. “I knew that I wanted to work in conditions and a […]

  • Thunder Maul the Grizzlies 110-92

    The Thunder put together one of their most complete offensive performances of the season without Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder thrashed Memphis 110-92. A much needed win after the Thunder had lost five of six. The Thunder hit 16 three pointers which set a franchise record. OKC was led by Paul George who dropped 33 on the Grizz. In fact, OKC finished with five in double figures. Jerami Grant added 14 off the bench. Paul George played so […]

  • Oklahoma State Upsets West Virginia

    The Cowboys continue to surprise. After getting upset on their home floor by Baylor earlier in the week, the Cowboys responded by upsetting 19th ranked West Virginia on the road 88-85. All five Cowboy starters finished in double figures. Cam McGriff and Kendall Smith both added 20 points to lead OSU. Free throw shooting was awful against Baylor as OSU shot 47%. They rebounded by hitting 83 percent of their freebies against the Mountaineers. Cam McGriff led the way in […]

  • Oklahoma State Upsets 7th Ranked Kansas

    Oklahoma State rebounded from a tough home loss to TCU by beating the 7th ranked Kansas Jayhawks on their home floor 84-79. It’s just the sixth home loss for Kansas in the last six years. OSU has handed KU two of those losses. Every time Kansas made a run, OSU had an answer. OSU hit 44 percent of their threes. They were paced by Kendall Smith who had an OSU career high of 24 points. Cam McGriff added 20 points, […]