Archive - Mar 2014
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.
lub had its fourth tournament of the 2014 circuit Sunday at Lake Eufaula. There were 23 boats with anglers who caught 31 fish weighing a collective 91.28 pounds. Each fish averaged 2.94 pounds, but only one limit was caught.
Dennis Roper and Jeff Hardin won the tournament with 14.32 pounds caught to earn them $550.
Heath Watkins and Paul Larosa were second (11.61 pounds, $330), while Haskell and A.J. Higgins were third (11.42 pounds, $220) that included A.J.'s big bass weighing 4.97 pounds to earn an additional $220.
1. Chelsea Davis, 2. Trey Thornburg, 3. Landon Joyce, 4. Landon Cardwell, 5. Jerry Hurt.
1. Hayden Holland, 2. Dayton Martinez, 3. Caleb Bellew, 4. Joe Fisher, Chris Richards.
1. Chris Richards
1. Jonathan Lem, 2. Cole Hedspeth.
1. Jonathan Lem, 2. Jordan Thomas
1. Dalton Hill
1. Lucas Maloney, 2. Shooter Johnson, 3. Trevor Tankersley.
1. Cohl Hinton, 2. Aden Elmore, 3. Fisher Moon.
1. Railn Jordan, 2. Fisher Moon, 3. Shooter Johnson.