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Ogle Madness VII: First Round, Northeast Region (Upper Bracket)

8:30 AM EDT on March 17, 2014


Before we get to today's match-ups, here are a couple of friendly reminders:

• We've extended the deadline to enter the Ogle Madness VII Bracket Challenge to midnight tonight. Simply email your pick to win it all to If you chose the winner, you can win a dinner for eight to LOCAL in Norman.

• Obviously, you'll want to view the bracket to make your selection.

• Ogle Madness actually tipped off last week with our play-in games. You can view the results here and here.

Anyway, here are today's match-ups for the upper-half of the Northeast Region. The lower half will go up at noon:

(1) Emily Sutton vs. (16) Janet Barresi
(8) Reed Timmer vs. (9) Dean Blevins
(4) The Ogle Brothers vs. (13) Rit Mathis
(5) Damon Lane vs. (12) Serge Ibaka's Friend

Go Vote!


(1) Emily Sutton vs. (16) Janet Barresi

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(1) Emily Sutton

Conference: Past Ogle Madness Champions

Who She Is: KFOR Meteorologist/ Two Time Ogle Madness Champion

Biggest Strength: Rapidly repeating the name "Mike"

Biggest Weakness: Bangs.



(16) Janet Barresi

Conference: Overpaid People Given Charge Over Your Children’s Well Being

Who She Is: State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Biggest Strength: Pissing off everyone.

Biggest WeaknessEditing.



(8) Reed Timmer vs. (9) Dean Blevins

reed timmer dominator

(8) Reed Timmer

Conference: Storm Chasing Bad Asses

Who He Is: KFOR Storm Chaser

Biggest Strength: Can probably drive through a tornado in his "Dominator."

Biggest Weakness: Tinder profile pic.



(9) Dean Blevins

Conference: Oklahoma Sportscasters

Who He Is: Man who reads about sports on teleprompter

Biggest Strength: Urinating on live radio.

Biggest Weakness: Tweeting.



(4) The Ogle Brothers vs. (13) Rit Mathis

ogle family dynasty

(4) The Ogle Brothers

Conference: Brothers Ogle

Who They Are: Local Newscasting Legends

Biggest Strength: Teleprompter Mastery.

Biggest Weakness: Crying for Hyroop's Big and Tall.


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(13) Rit Mathis

Conference: Furniture Heirs/Spokespeople

Who He Is: Spokesman for Mathis Brothers

Biggest Strength: Being born a Mathis.

Biggest Weakness: Even after you tell him you’re “just looking,” he will follow you around until you buy a Henredon.



(5) Damon Lane vs. (12) Serge Ibaka’s Friend

damon lane weather dong

(5) Damon Lane

Conference: Meteorologists Non-England/Sutton Category

Who He Is: KOCO Meteorologist

Biggest Strength: Loves dogs.

Biggest Weakness: Trapped at KOCO.


serge ibaka friend

(12) Serge Ibaka's Friend

Conference: Thunder Fans

Who He Is: Guy in the yellow vest

Biggest Strengths: Hangs with celebrities.

Biggest Weaknesses: Not noticed in photographs with Serge Ibaka.



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