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February 15th

Level 1 Muskogee Competitors

February 15, 2012

Level 3 Muskogee Competitors

February 15, 2012

Sports Briefs

February 15, 2012

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.
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Poteau Youth Wrestling Club qualifies seven matmen to state tournament

February 15, 2012

BROKEN ARROW — Seven Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members qualified for next week's state tournament in Oklahoma City by placing in last weekend's regional tournament.
Luke Brooks (Division I) and Bryson Terry (Division IV) were regional champions.
Dauntay Warren (Division III), Race Williams (Division IV) and Ross Johnson (Division IV) were fourth, while Drake Barbee (Division III) and Connor Williams (Division V) were fifth.

Panama junior high powerlifters place in Westville Invitational

February 15, 2012

WESTVILLE — Six Panama Junior High School powerlifters placed in Friday's Westville Invitational.
Gabe Harp (168-pound division, ninth grade), Hunter Rimer (181, eighth grade) and Ryan Farrar (heavyweight, ninth grade) all took first place.
Austin Morrison (157 pounds) and Josh Harper (157) were runners-up in seventh and ninth grade, respectively.
Eight-grader Logan Coker was third at heavyweight.

February 14th

Wilburt “Leon” Ballew

February 14, 2012

Wilburt “Leon” Ballew, 72, of Red Oak died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, in Wilburton.
He was born Sept. 3, 1939, in Okmulgee to Wilburt and Nina Mae (Rinehart) Ballew. He was an automobile mechanic.
 He is preceded in death by his parents.

Officials work together to bring drop box to county

February 14, 2012

LeFlore County residents now have a safe way to dispose of their unused and unwanted prescription medications.
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department, and the Wreck-Less Drug Free Coalition of Poteau have recently completed a cooperative effort to bring a prescription medication drop box to LeFlore County.

Local student heads to the stage at ECU

February 14, 2012

A Poteau High School graduate will soon see her name in lights, Micah Hobday of Poteau will star as LuLu in a collegiate production of "Cabaret" which opens Thursday at East Central University.
As German society was sliding toward the Nazis in the 1930s, its popular cabarets mixed decadent entertainment with controversial political themes, a combination mirrored in the musical

Cameron boys, Arkoma girls claim titles in Class A District Tournament; Lady Yellowjackets, Mustangs see seasons end with Friday night losses

February 14, 2012

CAMERON — The two favored teams to win titles in this past weekend's Class A District Tournament did just that.
The host Cameron Yellowjackets ended up flying right past the Clayton Bulldogs to win the boys' title game 57-40 Saturday night at the Cameron Gym.
In girls' championship game, the Arkoma Lady Mustangs also claimed the top prize with a 64-51 win over the Lady Bulldogs.
Clayton's teams reached Saturday night's title games by winning elimination games on Friday night, thus ending the seasons for two LeFlore County teams.

Whitesboro girls beat Eagletown to win district tournament

February 14, 2012

WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs claimed the top prize in the Class B District Tournament with a 46-36 win over Eagletown Eagles Saturday night at the Whitesboro Gym.
The Lady Bulldogs only had a 3-2 lead after the opening period, but they stretched their advantage to 17-12 at halftime.
After leading 27-22 after three periods, the Lady Bulldogs opened the final quarter with a 11-6 run to stretch their advantage to 10 points at 38-28 with 2:40 left to play to put the game away.

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