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Archive - Mar 2014

March 21st

Poteau girls third, Pirates sixth after first round of Glen Rose Invitational

March 21, 2014

GLEN ROSE, Texas — The Poteau Lady Pirates golf team is third and the Pirates sixth after the first day of the Glen Rose Invitational, which took place Friday at Squaw Valley Golf Course. The final round will be Saturday.
The Lady Pirates shot a team score of 364, which is 24 team strokes behind Day 1 leader Keller, Texas (340). Joshua, Texas (358) is in second place.
Two-time Class 4A state champion Hannah Ward is in a tie for second place at 77, one shot off the lead.
Poteau's Cody Shore is in a five-way tie for third place after Day 1 with a 74, which is three shots back of the leader.

Pocola boys get wins over Bokoshe Tigers, Antlers Bearcats in Cameron Spring Break Festival

March 21, 2014

POCOLA — The Pocola Indians finished their four-game stint in the Cameron Spring Break Festival undefeated with two wins on Thursday, beating county rival Bokoshe 12-1 and Antlers 13-5, at their own site.

Leflore boys suffer losses to Seminole, Stilwell in Cameron Spring Break Festival

March 21, 2014

CAMERON — The Leflore Savages suffered two losses on Thursday, falling 10-0 to Seminole and 6-0 to Stilwell, in the Cameron Spring Break Festival.
Editor's note: No information was received by press time on Cameron's games against Seminole and Stilwell by press time. Look for the story those games in Tuesday's edition.

Dovie Trotter

March 21, 2014

Dovie Trotter, 97, of Poteau died Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Poteau. Dovie was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Page to John and Martha (Satterfield) Staton. She was a homemaker. Dovie was a member of Springhill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Manuel King (killed in action in World War II) and Alfred Cameron Trotter; son, Alfred; brothers, Rufus and Bill Staton; sisters, Emma Simpson, Frances Higgins, Ruby Caldwell, Eveline King and Arizona Staton.

Sharon Earlene Sheffield

March 21, 2014

Sharon Earlene Sheffield, 69, of Heavener died Friday, March 21, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
No services are planned at this time. A book will be available for signing at Dowden-Roberts Funeral during business hours. An online guest book is available at

Talihina boys go winless in Broken Bow Tournament

March 21, 2014

BROKEN BOW — It was a rough spring break for the Talihina Golden Tigers baseball team as they lost all four games in the Broken Bow Tournament. They lost 12-11 to Valliant, 10-0 to Kingston, 13-5 to Wagoner and 3-1 to Coalgate.

Team Knight wins on Sardis

March 21, 2014

The LeFlore County Bass Club had its first open tournament of 2014 Saturday at Potato Hills South on Sardis Lake. There were 23 boats filled with anglers who caught a combined total of 47 fish with weighed a combined 155.92 pounds. Each fish caught averaged 3.32 pounds, and seven limits were caught.
The Knight duo of Justin and Dakota won the event with a total of 27.68 pounds, which is a club record on a five-fish limit stringer, to earn them $500. Among the fish hauled in was Justin's big bass winner of 7.85 pounds to earn him an additional $200.

Wolf Ridge Grand Opening Tournament set March 29

March 21, 2014

The Wolf Ridge Country Club Grand Opening Tournament will begin at noon March 29. Check-in time will be 11 a.m. with a lunch provided.
The entry fee is $50 per person or $100 per two-person team.
Mulligans will be available for $10 apiece with a limit of two per golfer.
The tournament will be divided into three flights, with the top three teams in each flight being awarded prizes.
For additional information, call the clubhouse at (918) 647-2582.

March 20th

Wednesday's High School Baseball Roundup

March 20, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Poteau Pirates ended their Spring Break baseball trip in Florida with two losses, falling 5-4 in eight innings to Poly Prep, N.Y., and 12-7 to IMC Academy.
Byng 4, Spiro 1: In Spiro, the Pirates, who trailed 1-0 after five innings scored twice in the sixth and seventh innings to get the come-from-behind win.
Red Oak 17, Wister 0; Rattan 16, Wister 0: In the Red Oak Festival, the Wildcats suffered two lopsided losses.

Panama boys handle Howe, rally past Stigler; Lions beat Bokoshe

March 20, 2014

CAMERON — The Panama Razorbacks baseball team won twice on the opening day of the Cameron Spring Break Festival, and did so in diverse fashions.
The Razorbacks run ruled the Howe Lions 18-0, then had to rally to down the Stigler Panthers 11-10 in eight innings.
The Lions went 1-1 on the day, downing Bokoshe 9-1 in the first game on the diamond for the Tigers since 2012.
Editor's note: No information on Cameron's game against Charleston, Ark., was reported by press time.


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