April 4, 2008
Oklahoma Hold 'Em
Oklahoma City University has a long history as an educator of beauty queens. Twenty-six of its students have captured the Miss Oklahoma banner, and three of those have gone on to be crowned Miss America. Larger-than-life bronze statues of them stand in a fountain at the entrance to the university.
But a mile from there, just off the campus, 20 other young women practice a talent that's never been on display in a Miss America pageant. They sweat and swear in shorts and T-shirts as they