Archive - Feb 11, 2014
PANAMA â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks were able to get a home win over the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets on Monday night at the Panama Gym, posting a 58-36 victory.
The Lady â€™Backs jumped out to a 13-8 lead and slowly increased the lead throughout the game.
Arkoma 71, Bokoshe 51: In Bokoshe, the Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 13-10 lead after a period en route to a 30-21 halftime advantage.
After the Lady Tigers cut the deficit to 43-36 after three periods, Arkoma outscored Bokoshe 28-15 in the final quarter to preserve the win.
BOKOSHE â€” The Arkoma Mustangs proved to be too much to corral for the Bokoshe Tigers as the Mustangs beat the Tigers 59-33 Monday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
The Mustangs jumped out to a 10-3 lead after a period en route to a 27-8 halftime lead, not allowing the Tigers a field goal until the waning minutes of the second period.
Cameron 69, Panama 54: Monday night in Panama, the Yellowjackets jumped out to a 19-6 lead after a period, but had to withstand a late rally by the Razorbacks as the Hogs outscored the â€™Jackets 22-16 in the final quarter.
Myeisha Williams' 17-point effort was not enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings as they fell 74-66 to the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks in the first game of Monday night's Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader in Tonkawa.
A career-high of 18 points from Hydro sophomore Taylor Rains wasn't enough for the Vikings in their 77-72 loss to the Mavericks.
The CASC teams will return home Thursday night to entertain Seminole State at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The women's contest will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men's game at 8 p.m.
Earl Wilden, 80, of Spiro died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Spiro. He was born Jan. 1, 1934, in Tulsa to James Thomas and Lola Marie (Griffin) Wilden. He was a boilermaker, a member of International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Lodge 592 since May 6, 1966, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.Â
Earl is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Easter (Johnson) Wilden; a daughter, Brenda Kay Wilkins; three sisters, Virginia Suindell, Geneva Laughlin and Helen Welch; two brothers, Chester Thomas Wilden and Earnest Wilden; brother-in-law, Junior New.
Lottie â€śDudeâ€ť Goodwin, 84, of Cameron died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Cameron. She was born July 17, 1929, in Tahlequah to Lonnie and Ida Martin. She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Lottie was a member of the Jehovahâ€™s Witness Church in Poteau. She had an infectious laugh and was a joy to everyone who knew her. Her loss leaves a void in the lives of her loved ones that nothing can ever fill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Raymond Martin.
It's hard to believe that the high school basketball playoffs have arrived. It just seemed like the season got started.
The Class A and B playoffs will begin at the end of the week. The complete schedule for the LeFlore County teams is listed at the end of this column.
Look for Rankings in Wednesday's Edition
Because today's edition was printed at 3 p.m. Monday, the high school rankings had not been released by www.ossaarankings.com. I'll list them in Wednesday's edition.
Spiro at Poteau, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Bokoshe at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
A 13-point halftime deficit proved to be too much for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings to overcome as they lost 67-52 to the 11th-ranked Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Lady Norse in the first game of Saturday afternoon's doubleheader in Miami.
Four double-figure scorers and 51.8-percent shooting from the field proved to be the difference for the NEO Golden Norsemen in their 74-58 win over the Vikings.
The CASC teams played Monday night on the road against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa.