Carin Ranae Stites [Basketball '17]
Carin Ranae Stites fell in love with basketball at a very young age. As a four year starter at Adair High School, she made All-Conference as a freshman and was a Conference MVP her sophomore, junior, and senior years. Stites also made the Oklahoma Girls All-State team her senior year where she led her team to a state championship and named the MVP of the state tournament. She finished her high school career with 3,155 points, while still holding the record for all-time score leader, during the six-on-six era.
Among being an outstanding basketball player, Stites was a four-year starting pitcher and led the team to a state championship her senior year, where she made the All-State fast pitch team.
After high school she attended Connors State College where she continued her basketball career, and was an All-Conference selection her sophomore year.
After Connors she went on to play for the University of Oklahoma. Stites was a two-year starter and was a two-time All Big Eight Conference selection. She also set numerous records for three-point shooting while playing for OU.
After graduating, Stites became a youth and family counselor and married Dane Hugley. They have a daughter, Jordyn, and reside in Adair, Oklahoma.