Archive - Feb 20, 2014
CLEVELAND, Okla. â€” The Leflore Lady Savages stayed alive in the Class B playoffs with a 49-23 win over the Paden Lady Pirates in the consolation side of the regional tournament Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Savages will play in the consolation semifinals here at 6:30 tonight with the winner playing for the consolation championship here at 1:30 p.m. Saturday for the right to go to next week's Class B Area Tournament at Sand Springs.
The news wasn't as good for the Bokoshe Tigers, who were eliminated 56-47 by the Paden Pirates, to finish the season at 1-20.
STUART â€” The Class A playoffs came to an end for the Cameron Yellowjackets Thursday afternoon as they lost 73-71 to the Clayton Bulldogs in the regional tournament consolation quarterfinals to end their season at 12-13.
The Arkoma Lady Mustangs and Mustangs played the host teams Thursday night for the right to get to Saturday night's regional title games, and earn automatic berths to next week's Class A Area Tournament at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Bloomer Sullivan Fieldhouse in Durant.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers ended the regular season in fine fashion Tuesday night with a 46-40 home victory over the Antlers Bearcats on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
Lady Luck did not go in the Lady Golden Tigers' favor as they lost a heartbreaking 32-29 game to the Lady Bearcats in Tuesday night's first game.
The Rev. Donald J. Taylor, 87, of Wister left his earthly home and arrived at his heavenly home on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. He came into this world as the son of Flora and Ewell Taylor on Dec. 31,1926, in Royal.
The town of Leflore will hold its biannual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the Community Building.
The agenda includes possible appointment of a new Town Board member.
The Disabled American Veterans Forget-Me-Not drive will be held Feb. 28 and March 1.
The drive raises funds to support DAV services and assistance.
DAV LeFlore County Poteau Chapter and Unit 63 will be at Walmart both days taking donations and selling Red Shirt Friday "Until the Troops Come Home" T-shirts and hoodies, military hats and pocket knifes.
Several fire departments responded to a fire at AES Shady Point Thursday [Feb. 20].
According to AES Director of Government Operations and Public Relations Lundy Kiger, an off-line boiler caught fire.
No injuries were reported.
Kiger said the cause of the fire will be investigated.
The regular season as well as Senior Night ended well for the Poteau High School basketball teams Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse as they both handled county rival Heavener.
The Pirates handled the Wolves 55-37, which came on the heels of the Lady Pirates' 77-50 victory over the Lady Wolves.
MUSKOGEE â€” The Carl Albert State College softball team used the long ball â€” as in nine home runs in the two games combined â€” to get a sweep of the Bacone College JV Tuesday afternoon. Thanks to six homers, the Lady Vikings run ruled the hosts 19-9 in five innings in the opener, then had to rally from an early deficit to post a 14-11 come-from-behind win in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings will return home this afternoon for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Crowder, Mo.
Behind five double-figure scorers and great defensive pressure which led to transition baskets, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with an impressive 75-65 win over the Murray State College Lady Aggies on Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Holding the Aggies to eight points the first 13:17 of the second half was the difference for the Vikings in their 71-57 win in the nightcap of Monday night's doubleheader.