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After week off, back to reality — heavy dose of basketball games

November 27, 2012

After an enjoyable week free from high school basketball last week due to the Thanksgiving break, it's now time to get hot and heavy into some serious hoops.
Four schools — Heavener, Panama, Pocola and Talihina — will begin their seasons this week, and Poteau and Spiro will do so next week.
Schedule
Today
Bokoshe at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
McCurtain at Leflore, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Stigler at Pocola, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Battiest at Whitesboro, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Arkoma at Gans, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Howe at Panola, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Thursday
Indianola at Whitesboro, 6:30 and 8 p.m.

Pocola basketball teams open seasons tonight at home against Stigler

November 27, 2012

The 2012-13 basketball seasons will begin tonight for the Pocola Lady Indians and Indians at home against Stigler. The girls will tip off at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 8 p.m.
Editor's note — Look for their season-preview stories to appear as more LeFlore County teams' season openers approach — and their preseason information is received. Any coach who needs a questionnaire sent to them, call sports editor David Seeley at (918) 647-3188 or e-mail to sports@poteaudailynews.com.

OU football seems to be alive and well after all

November 27, 2012

Wow!! I did not write a column last week, but what about the Sooners and the victories they have had the last two weeks. I know they were very ugly wins, but I only have one thing to say about that — I would rather win ugly than lose ugly. I am of the belief that the game against Texas Christian is going to be the same kind of game.

Lady Vikings win over Lewis and Clark

November 27, 2012

Behind 17 points from Roland’s Ericka Edwards and 12 points from Heavener’s Skylar Cooper, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings won their opener in the Marcus Harvey Invitational tournament in Kansas City, Mo., 75-61 over Lewis and Clark Community College of Godfrey, Ill., on Friday afternoon.

Tourney host Collin County edges Vikings

November 27, 2012

Despite getting 16 points from Jaymere Hadden, it wasn’t enough for the Carl Albert State College Vikings as they couldn’t overcome a seven-point deficit at halftime and fell 52-47 to host Collin County College in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Classic on Friday night in Plano, Texas.

Cashion ends Talihina season with 42-24 quarterfinal win

November 27, 2012

TALIHINA — Talihina’s season came to a close at the Doc Robinson Stadium on Friday night as the Cashion Wildcats used a first-quarter salvo and a fourth-quarter knockout punch to defeat the Tigers 42-24.

Eual Dillon

November 27, 2012

Eual Dillon, 95, of Pocola died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in Woodlawn park Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.

Amy Lynn Rains Childs

November 27, 2012

Amy Lynn Rains Childs, 40, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Fort Smith. 
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau. Burial will be in LeFlore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Evans and Miller Funeral home.

Barbara Nelson

November 27, 2012

Memorial services for Barbara Nelson, 79, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Asbury United Methodist Church Mason Chapel in Broken Arrow. The Rev. Tom Harrison will officiate.
Barbara Ann Nelson was born on Sept. 26, 1933, in Springfield, o., the daughter of Dr. James Leroy and Mamie (Lance) Baker. Barbara died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Gaylon Cox

November 27, 2012

Gaylon Cox, 77, of Hackett, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and a great grandson. Cox was a retired superintendent for Willard Mirror Co.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Old Union Cemetery near Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home.

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