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Attempted kidnapping report a hoax, police say

October 10, 2012

Poteau police called off a manhunt for a would-be kidnapper Thursday after the alleged victim admitted lying about the incident.
Poteau Chief of Police Stephen Fruen said he wanted the public to be aware of the hoax and feel safe on city streets.

Senior running back anxious to see Poteau football team bounce back with upset of Tulsa Cascia Hall

October 10, 2012

The Poteau Pirates football team put a lot into last week's homecoming game with the Fort Gibson Tigers. After going toe to toe with them, the Pirates ended up falling 49-21. Poteau senior running back Michael Reynolds said it was a somber mood in the locker room after the game.
“It was sad,” Reynolds said. “We know we can't let it get the better of us. We have to get ready to go this week.”

PKMS football teams split road games at Broken Bow

October 10, 2012

BROKEN BOW — The Pansy Kidd Middle School football teams split their final road games of the season Tuesday at Memorial Stadium against the homestanding Broken Bow Savages.
The seventh-grade Raiders posted a 42-28 win over the Savages, who took the eighth-grade contest by a score of 28-13.
The PKMS teams will return to action in their season finales at 5 p.m. Tuesday against McAlester at Costner Stadium. The seventh-grade game will lead things off, followed by the eighth-grade game and the freshmen game at approximately 7 p.m.

Panama girl becomes youngest ever to take Oklahoma bear

October 10, 2012

The young hunter that takes the cake this hunting season is Lani Monks, an 11-year-old young lady from Panama. Lani is the daughter of Jeff and Kim Monks. She was hunting with her dad, who has taken her hunting since she was age 4.
Lani took her first deer two years ago, and took two deer last year, from the ground without a ground blind. Anyone who has bow hunted knows how tough that is.

GTCT presents "The Jungle Book"

October 10, 2012

Actors will take the stage this week and bring alive Disney's "The Jungle Book."
The presentation will be put on by actors with the Good Times Community Theatre at the Poteau High School Choir Room. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets contact Melanie Thomas at (918) 649-7160 of message "CommunityTheatreGood" on facebook.

Arkoma seeks second straight win in non-district football road game against Eagle Point Academy

October 10, 2012

If ever there was a team which was needing a win, one such team was the Arkoma Mustangs.
After the Mustangs had lost three straight District C-4 games to be in dire straits of making the playoffs, along came a thrilling 44-36 win over the Midway Chargers last Friday night at Mustang Field on homecoming.
“The kids were really excited,” said Mark Weatherton, Arkoma's coach. “It was a great football game. The crowd was into it. It had been three tough weeks for us. To get a win in the fashion we did, scoring with 36 seconds left, it felt good.”

Panama Razorbacks football team glad to get first win of season, prepare for Quinton Savages Friday night

October 10, 2012

The Panama Razorbacks football team was able to get its first win of the season last Friday night as it posted a 33-30 District 2A-6 road win over the Antlers Bearcats. It was a good win, but still had a lot to be desired in the mind of Brandon Ellis, Panama's second-year coach.

Bokoshe Tigers football team glad to get first win of season, but disappointed in not getting chance to meet District C-4 leader Thackerville Friday night

October 10, 2012

BOKOSHE — The good news last Friday night for the Bokoshe Tigers football team was it got its first win of the season, downing Eagle Point Academy 36-18.
“We were glad that we got the win,” said Tyler Massey, Bokoshe's second-year coach. “We played well for four quarters.”
The win was the best game the Tigers played since their season opener in a 48-34 loss at home to Oaks, where the visiting Warriors broke a 34-all tie with two touchdowns in the game's final four minutes.

Sports Briefs

October 10, 2012

Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Anyone who is interested in coaching a Buccaneer Basketball team for the upcoming season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.

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