Archive - Aug 16, 2011
It's another busy week with three key tournaments. In softball, it's the Lady â€™Back Classic in Panama.
In baseball it's the Eagle Classic in Red Oak for Cameron, Howe and Whitesboro. For the Wister Wildcats, it's the Tournament of Champions in the Union City-El Reno area.
Wister at Poteau, 4 p.m.
Panama at Spiro, 4 p.m.
Keota at Pocola, 5 p.m.
Arkoma and Howe at Robbers Cave Classic in Wilburton: Howe vs. Canadian, 10 a.m.; Howe vs. Clayton, 1:30 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Wilson, 6:10 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Panola, 8:30 p.m.
KEOTA â€” The Spiro Lady Bulldogs got their season off to a fine start by winning the Keota Invitational Saturday night with a 9-1 win over the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers. It was the second time the Lady Bulldogs beat the Lady Golden Tigers in the tournament as they defeated them in the winner's-bracket final 10-0 earlier in the day.
Spiro (4-0) posted a win over Keota on Friday before beating Talihina in the winner's-bracket final.
HOWE â€” The Howe Lions opened the 2011 fall season in style as they defeated the Kinta Eagles 9-3 Friday at Lions Field.
The second game was rained out.
Cameron 13, McCurtain 1; Cameron 15, McCurtain 0: Friday in McCurtain, the Yellowjackets (3-0) kept perfect on the young season with the sweep.
Battiest 15, Leflore 3: Friday in Leflore, the Panthers spoiled the season opener for the Savages (0-1).
MULDROW â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates won for the second straight time to begin the season as they routed the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs 15-6 Friday afternoon.
Wister 11, Whitesboro 2: In Whitesboro, the Lady Wildcats (1-1) got their first win of the season.
Heavener 7, Westville 2; Heavener 8, Sallisaw-Central 0: At Keys (Park Hill) Festival, the Lady Wolves (4-0) stayed perfect on the young season.
BEGGS â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks got three strong pitching performances en route to three wins in the Beggs Festival last weekend.
Panama defeated Mannford 5-2 on Friday before having its second game rained out against Haskell. Then, the Lady â€™Backs posted a pair of shutouts on Saturday, beating Preston 8-0 and host Beggs 3-0.
The Poteau and Heavener high school cross country runners got a preseason tune-up for this upcoming season at Saturday morning's Poteau Preseason Practice Meet at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex. Joining the locals were the Haworth Lions and Lady Lions.
In the boys' division, Haworth won the meet with 21 points, with Poteau second (40 points).
Bobbie R. Hammons, 87, of Bokoshe
died Aug. 12, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. She
was born Sept, 6, 1923, in Kinta to John
Johnson and Dora Anna (Griffith) Adams.
She was a retired factory worker. Bobbie
Adams married Sewell C. Hammons on
December 20, 1941, in Kinta. She was a
faithful member of the First Baptist Church
She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved
husband; a granddaughter, Amy Rachelle Hammons; a
brother, Floyd Box; and two sisters, Pauline Trahern and
Surviving her are three sons and daughters-in-law,
The LeFlore County Fire
(LCFA) has received a grant
from Homeland Securities
Assistance to Firefighters
Grant program (AFG). In a
Regional grant submitted
by host Post Mountain Fire
Department, the LCFA was
granted $159,000 to purchase
414 handheld and 116
mobile radios. Each department
will receive 15 handhelds
and 4 mobiles with
the host receiving 9 handhelds
. All 28 fire departments
in LeFlore county
agreed to be a part of the
grant which was submitted
in May of 2010. Each fire
department had to submit
run reports, number of firefighters,