Archive - 2013
After six years of frustration, the Poteau Pirates ended their losing streak to their archrivals, the Sallisaw Black Diamonds â€” posting a 34-9 win at Sallisaw's Perry F. Lattimore Stadium in their District 4A-4 opener.
However, that wasn't the only big win by our locals on the night.
The Panama Razorbacks (District 2A-6), Spiro Bulldogs (District 3A-8) and the Talihina Golden Tigers (District A-6) also won their district openers.
WISTER â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks softball team was hoping to make it three straight trips to state, but they didn't quite make it.
After a Panama two-out rally in the Class 2A Regional Tournament championship game tied the game at 3, the Colbert Lady Leopards scored a run in the 11th inning to win the title 4-3 to make state.
The Lady â€™Backs (ending the season at 23-15), who earlier eliminated the archrival Pocola Lady Indians 9-8, staved off elimination Thursday night by outlasting the host Wister Lady Wildcats 1-0 in eight innings to end Wister's season at 17-9.
OKTAHA â€” There was one team that kept the Heavener Lady Wolves softball team from making the Class 3A State Tournament â€” the Oktaha Lady Tigers.
The Lady Tigers blanked the Lady Wolves 10-0 in Friday afternoon's title game of the regional tournament after the Lady Wolves staved off elimination with an 11-9 come-from-behind win over the Stigler Lady Panthers.
The Lady Wolves lost the winner's-bracket final Thursday night 10-8 to the host Lady Tigers.
The Lady Wolves end the season at 30-11.
WRIGHT CITY â€” The Howe Lady Lions saw their softball season come to an end with a 14-1 loss tot the Rattan Lady Rams in Friday afternoon's loser's-bracket final of the Class A Regional Tournament.
The Lady Lions stayed alive to play on Friday with a 3-0 win over the Porum Lady Panthers on Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Lions end the season at 17-14.
Talihina 42, McAlester JV 13
Midway 63, Bokoshe 16
PANAMA â€” Led by Dallas Herring's four touchdowns, the Hartshorne Miners rolled up more than 400 yards total offense while shutting out the Panama Razorbacks 34-0 in a District 2A-6 game Friday night at George Ollie Stadium.
POCOLA â€” The Hugo Buffaloes scored 59 unanswered points routing the Pocola Indians 59-14 Friday on homecoming/pink-out night at John Carter Field in a District 2A-6 contest.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Wolves gave the fans a barnburner in their first home game of the season, downing Roland in a 20-14 in overtime Friday night at Harvey Stadium in a District 3A-8 contest.
The game was supposed to have been for homecoming, but homecoming festivities have been rescheduled for the Spiro game on Oct. 17.
YUKON â€” The Arkoma Mustangs continued their winning ways Friday night as they routed the Southwest Christian Patriots 48-0 in a District C-4 contest.
IDABEL â€” Spiro was spitting out big plays on both sides of the football Friday night.
The Bulldogs scored four touchdowns on plays of 47 yards or longer, as they remained undefeated in District 3A-8 by toppling the Warriors 46-21.