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Archive - Nov 2011


November 18th

University of the Ozarks JV shock Carl Albert Vikings

November 18, 2011

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — Two 3-point baskets by the University of the Ozarks junior varsity gave the home team an eight-point lead with 1:28 remaining in the game, which proved to be the difference in a 78-75 win over the Carl Albert State College Vikings Wednesday night.
The Vikings will open conference play at 8 p.m. Monday against Western Oklahoma State College at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The game will follow the Lady Vikings' conference opener at 6 p.m. against the Lady Pioneers.

Sports Briefs

November 18, 2011

There will be a basketball tournament for grades three through six today and Saturday at the Spiro Gym.
The entry fee is $125 per team with a three-game guarantee.
For additional information or to enter, call (479) 651-8353.
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The Boys and Girls Club of LeFlore County will have a basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades three through six Dec. 3-4 at the Pansy Kidd Middle School Gym.

Poteau Spirit (Center) in Bartlesville

November 18, 2011

Cameron Special Olympics Team wins hoop event in Catoosa

November 18, 2011

CATOOSA — The Cameron Special Olympics Basketball Team won the Area Basketball Games event on Saturday by beating Jenks twice.
The coaches were very proud of the team, and the athletes played with a lot of heart — and left all their fans happy.
The Yellowjackets will compete in the State Basketball Games Jan. 14, 2012, in Norman with the hopes of bringing home the first-ever gold medal to LeFlore County.
The day before, Jan. 13, 2012, the ’Jackets will compete in the State Singles Bowling Competition, also in Norman.

November 17th

Reynolds Center Dedication

November 17, 2011

Visitors survey the interior of the $8.1 million Donald W. Reynolds Community Center during dedication activities Thursday in Poteau.

Kenneth Burton Ford

November 17, 2011

Kenneth Burton Ford, 75, of Little Axe died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, in Norman. Kenneth was born April 24, 1936, in Poteau to John Burton and Edith A. (Green) Ford. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps for 11 years. Kenneth was a truck driver. He worked at the docks and drove trucks. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Denver Ford and Don Ford.

Bokoshe High School basketball teams open season tonight against Leflore

November 17, 2011

The first LeFlore County high school football school will begin its basketball season tonight when the Bokoshe Lady Tigers and Tigers tip off the 2011-12 season tonight. The Lady Tigers and Tigers will welcome the Leflore Lady Savages and Savages to Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse for a pair of games which will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight with the girls' game followed by the boys' contest at 8 p.m.
The Lady Tigers are coming off a 20-7 season last year and got all the way to the Class B Area Tournament, and return everybody from that team.

Cameron, Wister split county basketball doubleheader

November 17, 2011

WISTER — In a battle of LeFlore County schools on the hardwood Tuesday night at the Wister Gym, Cameron and Wister split their basketball doubleheader.
The Yellowjackets flew out to a big lead, but had to weather a late surge by the Wildcats to post a 46-45 road victory.
In the girls' game, the Lady ’Cats proved to be too much for the visiting Lady ’Jackets as Wister prevailed 56-24.

Howe basketball teams sweep McCurtain at home

November 17, 2011

HOWE — The Howe High School basketball teams entered the Thanksgiving break on high notes Tuesday night at the Howe Gym with a pair of wins over McCurtain.
The Lions clawed the Bulldogs 67-42 right after the Lady Lions roared past the Lady Bulldogs 70-22.

Whitesboro teams suffer sweep at Red Oak, entertain Buffalo Valley tonight

November 17, 2011

RED OAK — The Whitesboro High School basketball teams suffered a pair of losses Tuesday night against Red Oak at C.C. Gillespie Field House.
The Eagles flew past the Bulldogs 78-51, while a third-quarter rally allowed the Lady Eagles to fly past the Lady Bulldogs 62-49.
The Whitesboro teams will end up entertaining Buffalo Valley tonight, with the girls' game at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys' contest at 8 p.m. When the two next meet on Dec. 2, the games will take place at Buffalo Valley.

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