Archive - Dec 14, 2011
Edwina L. Schlosser, 74, formerly of Heavener, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, in Poteau. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
HOWE â€” Fresh off bringing home some hardware from last weekend's Choctaw Nation Tournament, the Howe High School basketball teams kept the momentum going with a sweep of the Arkoma teams Monday night at the Howe Gym.
The Lions tamed the Mustangs 79-44, while the Lady Lions did likewise to the Lady Mustangs by a score of 66-24.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs held on for dear life to post a 36-35 victory over the Panola Bearcats Monday night.
Bokoshe 64, McCurtain 38: In McCurtain, the Lady Tigers (8-0), who led 29-24 halftime advantage, used full-court presses, which allowed Bokoshe to take control of the game in the third quarter as the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Bulldogs 23-7 to take a 52-31 lead into the final period.
Wilburton 44, Pocola 25: In Wilburton, the Lady Diggers jumped out to a 9-5 lead after one period and continued to build on their lead from there.
WILBURTON â€” After only scoring a free throw in the final period, the Pocola Indians bounced back in overtime to down the Wilburton Diggers 46-43 Monday night.
Panola 72, Whitesboro 64: In Whitesboro, the Bulldogs (4-9) led 17-10 after one period, but the Bearcats took advantage of Whitesboro's foul trouble and outscored the â€™Dogs 62-47 over the final three quarters â€” thanks in part to shooting 43 free throws in the game.
McCurtain 74, Bokoshe 23: In McCurtain, the Bulldogs jumped out to a 28-2 lead after one period and never looked back.
The LeFlore County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating an animal cruelty case near Smithville after they received a report in reference to several starving or deceased animals.
Albert McReynolds, 66, and William McReynolds, 18, are currently being held at the LeFlore County Detention Center on charges of animal cruelty.
According to Sheriff Bruce Curnutt, a deputy was dispatched to the McReynolds home Tuesday evening after a call was received about abuse of animals at the residence.
Poteau horse owner Danny Caldwell shared the 2011 Ran Ricks Award at Remington Park.
Caldwell shared the award with Black Hawk Stable of Elk City as each finished the season with 18 victories.
Caldwell won his third owning title while Black Hawk Stable won for the first time. The Ricks Award is named after the late owner and breeder who passed in 1996 after years of working to bring pari-mutuel racing to Oklahoma. Ricks won a total of seven owner championships at his home track of Remington Park.
I am getting fed up with ESPN dictating the course of sports, and even altering sports events.
To all my Oklahoma Sooner brethren, let me assure you that I'm still in the same as I have always been.
But to our brothers at Oklahoma State, let me see how I can say this simply. The Cowboys got shafted on both the omission from the Bowl Championship Series Championship Game and the absence of quarterback Brandon Weedon from the Heisman Trophy Presentation.