Archive - Apr 17, 2014
Poteau High School recently has had softball players, track/cross country athletes and a golfer sign college letters of intent. Now a Lady Pirate basketball player has joined the ranks.
Poteau senior forward Kaitlan Standridge signed a letter of intent with Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant in a signing ceremony Wednesday morning inside the high school.
Several Poteau Pirates and Lady Pirates were honored at the 2014 Poteau Basketball Banquet, which took place Wednesday night at The Community State Bank's banquet room.
Omer Lee Adams, 83, of Caddo, formerly of Poteau died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Caddo. Omer Lee was born Oct. 30, 1930, in Wister to Truman and Vangie (Hawkins) Adams. He was a mechanic. Omer Lee was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dema; daughter, Becky; brothers, Howard and Denver; sister, Laverne Moran.
Survivors include his daughter, Cassie Stafford of Caddo; grandson, Kody Blaylock of San Diego, Calif.; sisters, Lucille Mote of Wilburton and Lorene Upchurch of Edmond; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates golf team and Poteau golfer Cody Shore won titles at the Roland Ranger Invitational, which took place Tuesday at Ben Geren Golf Course.
The Pirates won the team title with a 309, finishing six shots ahead of Sallisaw (315).
Individually, Shore was the top medalist with a 69, and he was not the only Pirate medalist.
Connor Wheat was the sixth-place medalist at 79, Jarrett Lowrimore was seventh (80) and John Scott Sanders was eighth (81). Jerry Loggains shot a 98.
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softball team split its home doubleheader with Seminole State College on Tuesday afternoon. After losing the opener 12-9 in nine innings, the Lady Vikings beat the Lady Belles 9-3 in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings, who played Wednesday afternoon in a road doubleheader against Northern Oklahoma College-Enid, were to have played a road twinbill against Murray State College this afternoon at the Johnston County Sports Complex in Tishomingo, but it was canceled and will not be made up.
Carl Albert State College baseball team's home game Tuesday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field was for the birds, or more specifically the Ravens.
The Coffeyville (Kan.) Ravens dominated the Vikings in an 18-3 victory.
The Vikings will return to action this afternoon in a road doubleheader against Northern Oklahoma College-Enid. The twinbill will begin at 1 p.m. at Phillips-Failing Park.