Archive - Dec 28, 2013
HARRISON, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates basketball team opened the Lendel Thomas Classic with a 66-49 loss to host Harrison on Thursday night.
The Pirates faced Ashdown, Ark., on Friday afternoon in the consolation semifinals, with a win putting them into this afternoon's consolation championship at 1:45 p.m. A loss Friday afternoon will put the Pirates into the seventh-place game at 11:15 this morning.
MANSFIELD, Ark. â€” The day started off good for Heavener High School basketball as the Lady Wolves routed Booneville, Ark., 66-33 Friday afternoon in the Mansfield Tournament.
However, the Wolves lost 71-65 in overtime to Booneville.
For the first time in Talihina football coach Kelly Gravittâ€™s eight-year tenure, the Golden Tigers made it to the state semifinals â€” and along with way won District A-6 with a perfect regular season. Thus, several Golden Tigers got top honors from their district.
Talihina quarterback Alan Lockhart was named the districtâ€™s Most Valuable Player.
Logan Hillebrand was named the Linebacker of the Year in District A-6.
Bryar Humphreys was the Running Back of the Year.
Preston Derby was awarded the Newcomer of the Year.