Archive - Mar 28, 2014
ARKOMA â€” The Bokoshe Tigers got their first baseball win in several years Thursday afternoon, beating the Arkoma Mustangs 7-3.
Trailing 2-0 after an inning, the Tigers scored five runs in the second inning, highlighted by Randy Collins' two-run triple as well as four Arkoma errors, to take a 5-2 lead after two innings.
Talihina 5, Leflore 2: In Leflore, the Golden Tigers won their third straight game. Talihina broke a 2-all tie with a two-run fifth inning and a single run in the sixth inning.
RED OAK â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team ended its three-game skid, and in so doing made it to Friday's winner's-bracket final of the Red Oak Tournament.
The Lady Pirates beat Cameron 7-6 and Quinton 12-2 on Thursday.
The Wister Lady Wildcats went 1-1 on opening day, beating Panama 4-2 after losing 5-4 to McCurtain, which beat Spiro 8-1.
The Howe Lady Lions fell to the host Lady Eagles, while Quinton beat Panama 3-1 before losing to Poteau. On Friday, Spiro then knocked Howe out with a 5-4 victory, then the Lady Bulldogs lost to Quinton 6-1 to be knocked out of the tournament.
WHITESBORO â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves, who were named the top seed for this spring's LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament, stayed unbeaten with a pair of road wins in Thursday's three-way.
Heavener knocked off unbeaten Whitesboro 12-0 and beat Arkoma 10-2.
Whitesboro won the third game in Thursday's three-way, beating Arkoma 11-1.
Oktaha 7, Wister 6: At Hartshorne Festival, the Lady Tigers rallied from a 3-2 deficit with a three-run third inning and a two-run fifth inning to get the come-from-behind victory.
Junior Sebo, 91, of Spiro died Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, in the U.S. National Cemetery at Fort Smith, Ark. Family visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro. An online guest book is available at www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com
Kay Wall, 69, of Honobia died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 31, at Cupco FreewillÂ Baptist Church inÂ Yanush. Burial will be in Cupco Cemetery under the direction ofÂ Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Willis â€śChuckâ€ť Armstrong
Willis â€śChuckâ€ť Armstrong, 82, of Muskogee, formerly of Spiro died Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Tulsa. Chuck was born Dec. 19, 1931, in Poteau to Sylvester and Evie (Phillips) Armstrong. He drove a dairy truck. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Shady Point. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Ira and Harlen Armstrong.Â
Eldon Eugene Maxwell, 65, of Bokoshe, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Eldon was born Feb. 25, 1949 in San Mateo, Calif., to L.D. and Carol (Leyva) Maxwell. He was a truck driver. Eldon was preceded in death by his father, L.D. and wife, Nan; sister, Sue Christian; and three grandchildren.
A.N. â€śJuniorâ€ť Hoffman, 85, of Bokoshe died Friday, March 28, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Ballinger, Texas, to A.N. Hoffman Sr. and Annie Plumer (Stagner). On June 5, 1948, he married the love of his life, Mary Fae Garrett. He worked in the oil fields, was a rancher and raised cattle, chickens and turkeys with Mary by his side. He loved fishing, camping and gardening. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Bokoshe.
FOUNTAINHEAD RESORT â€” Poteau golfer Hannah Ward was runner-up in Wednesday's Oktaha Invitational, which took place at Fountainhead Resort Golf Course. Ward, the two-time Class 4A state champion and future Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan, shot a 73.
As a team, the Lady Pirates were fourth with a team score of 379.
Rounding things out for the Lady Pirates, Skylynn Terry shot a 95, Dallas Terry had a 101, Alyssa Vineyard carded a 110 and Jenna Stites shot a 113.
The Lady Pirates were slated to play Thursday in the Roland Invitational at Ben Geren Golf Course in Fort Smith, Ark.
BIXBY â€” Spiro senior pitcher Hunter Wilson three-hit the Glenpool Warriors for an 8-0, five-inning, run-rule victory Thursday afternoon in the Bixby Tournament.
Wilson, making his first varsity start, struck out seven batters in five innings.
The Bulldogs broke a scoreless tie with a five-run second inning for a 5-0 lead. Spiro then added a run in the fourth, and a two-run fifth inning got the game to run-rule status.