Archive - Dec 21, 2013
The Poteau High School basketball program is having an alumni basketball game Dec. 30 at the Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. The match-ups will have odd years vs. even years.
The girls game will start at 6:30 p.m. with boys game to follow.
The fee for alumni to play in the game is $3. To be considered alumni you must have played at least a year of Poteau High School basketball.
Admission is $3 for adults and kids are free.
For those interested, pre-registration is greatly appreciated.
For additional information, call Kim Hoffman-Wilson at (918) 385-1111.
I know that one week ago today, Poteau Pirates fans were lamenting a 40-0 loss to the No. 1 Anadarko Warriors in the Class 4A state title game, while the night before saw the Talihina Golden Tigers lose to No. 1 Ringling in the Class A state semifinals.
However, those two losses can't take away from the fact that 2013 will be one of the finest high school football seasons for LeFlore County.
McALESTER â€” What Poteau wrestling coach Jack Hornbuckle called a â€śfluke blood time forfeit,â€ť the Pirates suffered their first dual loss of the season in a 40-36 setback to the homestanding McAlester Buffaloes on Thursday night at Brumley Gym.
The Pirates will conclude their own two-day tournament Saturday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. Matches are slated to begin at approximately 10 a.m.
POCOLA â€” The Pocola High School basketball teams will enter the Christmas break with a home split with Quinton's teams Thursday night at the Pocola Gym.
The Indians rebounded from Monday night's 15-point loss to Howe by spanking the Savages 67-45, but the Lady Indians fell 56-37 to the Lady Savages.
WILBURTON â€” The Howe Lions made sure it will be an all-LeFlore County title game Saturday night for the Gold Bracket title at the Eastern Oklahoma College Classic.
The Lions routed the Cave Springs Hornets 80-53 Thursday night in the championship semifinals at EOSC's Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
The Lions (11-0) will meet the Leflore Savages (10-1) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at EOSC for the championship. The Savages got a bye into the championship game when Stuart did not return after the final three days of the EOSC Classic when it was canceled due to the wintry/icy weather earlier this month.