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November 14th

Fifth-grade Bandit League team caps undefeated season with 2012 championship

November 14, 2012

VAN BUREN, Ark. — The Poteau fifth-grade Bandit League team capped a perfect season by winning the league championship Saturday afternoon with a 28-8 victory over Union Christian Academy. The team's record this season was 9-0.

Bokoshe games at Clayton postponed Monday night

November 14, 2012

The Bokoshe High School's basketball teams were scheduled to open the season Monday night at Clayton.
However, since it was discovered that it was so close to the end of football season, Bokoshe High School made the decision to postpone the games and reschedule. However, Bryan Murray, Bokoshe's girls coach, said the two schools are trying to reschedule the games, but have not found an open date at this time.
The Lady Tigers and Tigers will open their seasons Thursday night at Leflore, with the girls game at 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys contest at 8 p.m.

Sports Briefs

November 14, 2012

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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Wolf Ridge Golf Course is having a special for veterans and military personnel this week.
Until Sunday, veterans and military personnel will be able to play a round of golf daily for half price with proper identification and proof of military service.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.

November 13th

Wesley Steele

November 13, 2012

Wesley Steele, 92, of Spiro died Wednesday, Nov. 7. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Mount Triumph. Burial will be in Fort Coffee Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

Angels outfielder with Poteau ties unanimously voted AL Rookie of the Year

November 13, 2012

NEW YORK — Mike Trout and Bryce Harper were teammates on the Scottsdale Scorpions last fall. The outfielders arrived in the major leagues on the same April day this year, both played in the All-Star game and they won Rookie of the Year awards a half-hour apart Monday, the vanguard of baseball's next generation.
The 21-year-old Trout was a unanimous pick as the youngest AL rookie winner, and the 20-year-old Harper edged Arizona pitcher Wade Miley 112 points to 105 to become the second-youngest winner of the NL honor.

Champion Brother No. 1

November 13, 2012

Champion Brother No. 2

November 13, 2012

Poteau school holds Invention Convention

November 13, 2012

Poteau Upper Elementary students, third through fifth grade, participated in the annual Invention Convention hosted by the school on Tuesday. According to Launa Benson, coordinator and school librarian, 69 inventions were entered this year.
The Poteau Women's League judged the convention, naming first- through sixth-place winners for each participating grade. The winners will be announced during an awards assembly at the school Thursday — fourth grade at 1:30 p.m.; third grade at 2 p.m.; and fifth grade at 2:30 p.m.

Carol Gean Evans

November 13, 2012

Carol Gean Evans, 66, of Spiro died Thursday, Nov. 8. Services were held Saturday, Nov. 10, at Victory Worship. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Spiro under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

Shirley Ann Stewart

November 13, 2012

Shirley Ann Stewart, 79, of Spiro died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Private family services are planned. An online guest book is available at www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com.

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