Archive - Feb 2014
Kenneth Rose, 84, of Talihina died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Whitesboro Baptist Church with Brother Mark Cook officiating. Burial will be in Whitesboro Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.
Frank Hugh Martin, 80, of Pocola died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
Services will be held at noon Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Unite Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the U.S. National Cemetery at Fort Smith, Ark. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro.
Vera Lee Johnson, 68, of Poteau died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Latter Day Saints Church in Poteau.Â Burial will be in Dog Creek Cemetery under the direction ofÂ Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
KIOWA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs won the Class A Regional Tournament consolation championship with a 53-41 victory over the Clayton Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs reached the consolation finals with a 55-52 overtime win over the Dewar Dragons in the consolation semifinals Friday afternoon.
SALLISAW â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks and the Pocola Indians won titles in the Class 2A District Tournament on Saturday night, both beating the host Sallisaw-Central teams.
The Lady â€™Backs rallied from a five-point deficit in overtime to down the host Lady Tigers 56-53, while the Indians defeated the host Tigers 65-54.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team did not let the chilly weather Sunday afternoon deter the Vikings from getting a home doubleheader sweep over the East Central University junior varsity Sunday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings took the opener 9-5, then had to score late to take the nightcap 7-6.
The Vikings will return to action in a road doubleheader beginning at 12:30 this afternoon against the University of the Ozarks JV in Clarksville, Ark.
BROKEN BOW â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates won their third straight Class 4A District Tournament title as they handled the homestanding Broken Bow Lady Savages 47-33 on Saturday night.
However, the news wasn't as great for the Pirates, who lost their district title game 59-41 to the Savages.
However, both Poteau teams will be in the Class 4A Regional Tournament, and will get to be at home one last time this season.
WILBURTON â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs are a win away from making next week's Class B State Tournament. The â€™Dogs downed the Moyers Tigers 47-29 Saturday night at the Wilburton High School Gym to win the Class B Regional Tournament.
The Bulldogs will meet Southwest Covenant at 8 p.m. Friday in the title game of the Class B Area Tournament at Ada High School's Cougar Activity Center, with the winner advancing to next week's state tournament. The Whitesboro-Moyers loser will still have a shot at state the next night, playing for the consolation championship.
HOWE â€” The Howe High School basketball teams took the first step en route to what they hope will be state championships. The Lady Lions and Lions handled the Wister teams Saturday night at the Howe Gym to sweep titles in the Class 2A District Tournament.
Wendall Fields, 78, of Talihina died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.