Tonkawa’s Brady Hook – Character Counts Presented by Farmers Exchange Bank


Brady Hook and the Tonkawa baseball team finished the 2019 season with a record of 22-9 in Class 2A play. Tonkawa made it to the regional tournament before their season came to an end, but Hook said he was impressed with the way they competed all year. 

“I love how my teammates and coaches always compete in every game,” said Hook. 

Tonkawa grabbed big wins over opponents such as Pawhuska, Newkirk, Alva and Blackwell. They also swept the Lil Country Classic. 

“This season was special, we got better every game and it was very exciting to be a part of it,” said Hook. “I love all the support that THS gives to all of their student athletes.”

Hook grew up in Tonkawa and takes a lot of pride in competing for the Buccaneers. 

“It means a lot to me. I have grown up in Tonkawa and I make the most of my opportunity to represent my school in any competition,” said Hook. 

Baseball is the sport of choice for Hook and the sport has given him a lifetime of memories. 

“I have played baseball since I was three years old. I play first base and I pitch,” said Hook. “

In the classroom, Hook takes his studies very serious. His future plans include college and pursue his degree. 

“Academics are very important to me. I believe it all starts in the classroom,” said Hook. “I plan to attend Northern Oklahoma College after I graduate.”

The senior is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Council and Extended Studies. In his free time, Hook enjoys watching baseball, cooking and hanging out with his friends.