Archive - Jan 2012
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings had a two-point lead at halftime. However, it wasn't enough as Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks rallied for a 66-58 win on Monday night in Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference play in Tonkawa.
Despite holding a lead in the first half, the Carl Albert State College Vikings were unable to respond to a strong run by NOC-Tonkawa in the 69-45 conference loss on Monday night.
LOCUST GROVE â Several members of the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club placed at last weekend's Locust Grove Open.
Bryson Terry won his weight-class title, while Ross Johnson was runner-up in his division.
Ethan Carey, Remington Reed and Justin Neff were third, while Caden Warren, Dauntay Warren, Jarrett Lilley and Jarrod Vineyard were fourth.
Race Williams and Kadin Repass also participated but did not medal.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2012 Poteau High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Categories include: football, boys and girls basketball, baseball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track, boys and girls golf, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls all-around athlete, wrestling, coaching and support and service.
The deadline to submit nominations is March 30.
For additional information or to submit a nomination, call (918) 839-0394 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bernell (Nell) Graves, 86, of Livermore, Calif., passed away peacefully on Dec. 27, 2011, in Livermore with her daughters by her side. She was born in Bokoshe on Dec. 22, 1925, the third and youngest daughter of Ada Belle (Martin) and William Edward Mason. Her father owned Mason Feed and General Store, where she worked while attending school in Bokoshe. Her father sold the business in 1942 and the family moved to Poteau, where she finished high school.Â
William Haskell âSonnyâ Reed Jr., 78 of Howe died Sunday, Jan. 22,Â 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Sonny was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Monroe to William HaskellÂ and Beulah (Cain) Reed.Â Sonny was a rancher. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.Â He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Don Haskell.Â
Lee H. Zuck, 89, of Poteau died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, in Heavener.Â Lee was born May 4, 1922, in Florence, Kan., to Arthur M. and Bertha (Poland) Zuck.Â Lee was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a recipient of the Purple Heart.Â He was a retired Vocational Agriculture Teacher.Â Lee was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Belle Zuck; and grandson, Joshua Yandell.Â
SPIRO â The Howe Lady Lions and the Spiro Bulldogs took home the championships of the 80th LeFlore County Tournament Saturday night at the Spiro Gym.
The Lady Lions defeated the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers 31-27 in the lowest-scoring girls championship game since 1977 when Leflore defeated Spiro 27-20.
The Bulldogs got past the Poteau Pirates 51-43 to claim the boys championship.
The âCats claimed third place with a come-from-behind 47-42 victory over the Wolves Saturday afternoon after the Spiro Lady Bulldogs posted a 41-32 victory over the Bokoshe Lady Tigers.
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