Archive - Apr 16, 2014
The 2014 high school county soccer games, the yearly match-ups between Heavener and Poteau, took place Tuesday at Costner Stadium, with the home teams winning to celebrate Senior Night.
The Pirates sealed up the District 4A-6 title with a 4-0 victory over the Wolves, while the Lady Pirates kept their playoff hopes alive with a 7-0 shutout of the Lady Wolves.
A seventh-inning rally by the Stigler Panthers propeled them to a 5-3 come-from-behind victory over the Poteau Pirates on Tuesday afternoon at Town Creek Park.
Down 3-1 with only three outs remaining, Austin Drewry's RBI single and a three-run home run by Quantez Jim produced four runs to give the Panthers the win.
Howe 12, Bokoshe 4: In Bokoshe, the Lions jumped out to a 6-0 lead after an inning, aided by six of the nine Bokoshe errors in the game.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves continued their winning ways Tuesday afternoon, run ruling the Wister Lady Wildcats 8-0 in five innings.
The Lady Wolves, fresh off last week's first-ever county softball tournament title, broke a scoreless tie with a single run in the second inning and two in the third. Then, a five-run fifth inning that ended with Mattison Place's three-run home run put the game into run-rule status.
Whitesboro 13, Smithville 1; Smithville 11, Whitesboro 1: In Smithville, the Lady Bulldogs split Tuesday's twinbill.
Betty (Deaton) Nichols, 80, of Poteau died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Betty was born June 21, 1933, in Poteau to Bill and Blanche Deaton. Betty graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BS in education. She was a retired science teacher of 22 years. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Poteau. She was honored as Poteau and Regional Teacher of the Year, Teacher of Excellence, inducted into the Oklahoma Science and Engineering Science Fair Hall of Fame and a member of DKG International Society.
The Pansy Kidd Middle School Academic Team placed fifth at state competition this weekend at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Pictured are Academic Team members Casie Morgan, Matthew Womack, Kennedy Thomas, Kaila Hughes, Hannah Smith and sponsors Patricia Hall and Danny Wright.Â
The LeFlore County Historical Society will hold its monthly board meeting Thursday [April 17] at 5:15 p.m.
The meeting will be held in downtown Poteau at 313 Dewey Avenue in Poteau.
Tri-State Speedway, Pocola
A Modified Race
1. Brian Williams, Fayetteville, Ark.; 2. Lonnie Robins, Alma, Ark.; 3. Brent Holman, Rogers, Ark.; 4. George Martin, Fort Smith, Ark.; 5. Randy Henson, Alma; 6. Kyle Schmidt, Farmington, Ark.; 7. Robert Janes, Springdale, Ark.; 8. Jamie Hibbs, Gore; 9. Shannon Weese, Van Buren, Ark.; 10. Chris Powell, Rogers; 11. Daniel Tarkington, Checotah; 12. Eddie Martin, Stilwell.
B Modified Race