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December 3rd

Talihina High School wrestling back in full swing this season

December 3, 2011

After a season of not much mat action for the Talihina Golden Tigers last season, but that won't be the case this season.
The Golden Tigers will have a representative at just about each weight class when the season begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse against the homestanding Poteau Pirates.

Poteau wrestlers lose season opener at Glenpool

December 3, 2011

GLENPOOL — The Poteau Pirates wrestling team suffered a season-opening 57-27 loss to the Glenpool Warriors Thursday night.
The Pirates (0-1) won four matches, three of which were by pinfalls from Devin Anderson (113 pounds), Tyler Tustin (132) and Kyle Kingery (152). Poteau's other win came in a 5-1 decision by Khy Mote at 160 pounds.
There was a double forfeit at 106 pounds, and the Warriors got a forfeited win at 126 as well as won seven of the other eight matches by pin and a 7-2 decision atr 171 pounds.

Thursday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

December 3, 2011

PANAMA — The Pocola Indians lost their high school football game to the archrival Panama Razorbacks this past season. So, they got a little revenge for that Thursday night as they handled the Razorbacks 75-50 at the Panama Gym.
Spiro 65, Heavener 45: In Spiro, the Bulldogs (1-0) led 17-15 after one period and 28-25 at halftime, but they took control in the third quarter with a 20-7 period to take a 48-32 advantage into the final period.
Leflore 84, McCurtain 65: In McCurtain, the win improved the Savages to 6-1 on the season.

Thursday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

December 3, 2011

SPIRO — The Spiro Lady Bulldogs began their 2011-12 season in fine fashion with a 52-37 victory over the Heavener Lady Wolves Thursday night at the Spiro Gym.
Pocola 48, Panama 46: In Panama, the Lady Indians (1-1) got their first win of the season as well as for new Coach Carrie Covey, but they had to do it the hard way.
Bokoshe 36, Keota 34: In Bokoshe, the Lady Lions jumped out to a 15-4 lead after one period, but the Lady Tigers (4-0) outscored them 20-2 in the second quarter to take a 24-17 halftime lead.

Sports Briefs

December 3, 2011

The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.
The 2011 Cowboy Youth Christmas Camp Sessions for those who are in grades two through eight will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Saturday for the first session, and the same time for the second session on Dec. 11.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. both days. The camp cost is $200.
The 2011 Cowboy High School Christmas Hitting Camp will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 17, while the Christmas Pitching Camp will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 18.

Eastern Oklahoma State College Tournament Schedule

December 3, 2011

Game Time Location
Whitesboro vs. Haileyville 4 p.m. EOSC
Bokoshe vs. Battiest 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Cameron vs. Red Oak 8 p.m. Red Oak
Bokoshe vs. Panola 8 p.m. EOSC
Bokoshe vs. Red Oak JV 6:30 p.m. Wilburton H.S.
Whitesboro vs. Clayton 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Bokoshe vs. Cameron 8 p.m. Wilburton H.S.
Cameron vs. Leflore 4 p.m. EOSC
Cameron vs. Panola 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Leflore vs. Battiest 6:30 p.m. Wilburton H.S.
Whitesboro vs. Gans 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Leflore vs. Red Oak 6:40 p.m. EOSC

Rider of OSU's 'Bullet' has ties to LeFlore County

December 3, 2011

Most of all the folks who read my stories know I'm Oklahoma Sooner born and bred. When I die, I'll be Sooner dead!
But I met the most interesting person Wednesday. Her name is Jennifer Cunningham, and she is a drug representative for Lilly's, whose main prescription drugs are Cymbalta, Cialis and Axiron.
Jennifer came into my lab, and noticed all the OU memorabilia on the wall, and we started up a conversation.

December 2nd

Goldie Lucille Hicks

December 2, 2011

Goldie Lucille Hicks, 93, of Wister died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 in Fort Smith, Ark. Goldie was born Sept. 20, 1918, in Hollis to Benjamin and Leatha (Burgess) Jones. She was a homemaker. Goldie was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Wister for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 29 years, Lige Jay Hicks; great-granddaughter, Autumn Meeks; one brother and four sisters.
 Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Don Meeks of Wister; grandson and fiancé, Donald and Glenda Meeks of Wister; and niece, Leatha Helmer of Wagoner.

Jo Ann (Best) Allinder

December 2, 2011

Jo Ann (Best) Allinder, 82, of Blue Springs, Mo., died Nov. 30, 2011, in Clay Center, Kan. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Royer-Hays Funeral Home, Blue Springs. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Blue Springs with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Library announcement

December 2, 2011

During a round table discussion with civic leaders today, Poteau mayor Jeff Shockley announced that the new Poteau Library would be named the Patrick Lynch Memorial Library, named in honor of Poteau resident Patrick Lynch and following a donation from the Lynch family in excess of over $250,000.

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