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Poteau girls second at Mansfield track meet; Lady Pirate relay teams break meet records in winning their events

April 3, 2014

MANSFIELD, Ark. — The Poteau Lady Pirates track team came in second at the Senior Tiger Relays on Tuesday. The Lady Pirates scored 110 points, finishing behind host Mansfield (128 points).
In coming in runners-up, the Lady Pirates had two relay teams set meet records.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs were fifth with 52 points, while the Heavener Lady Wolves were sixth (47.5).
Arkoma's Jasmin Roberts got her team's five points as she was fourth in the discus.
On the boys' side the Pirates got their five points from Mason Jones, who was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles.

Locals compete in martial arts tournament last weekend in OKC

April 3, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY — Last weekend, martial arts students from Oklahoma Combat Sports, Ethan Carey, L.J. Butler, Garrett Butler and Bret Butler, competed in the 2014 Oklahoma State BJJ Championships. This was these athletes' first-ever state championships appearance.
Carey won two gold medals, L.J. Butler took home a gold and two silver medals, Garrett Butler won two bronze medals and Bret Butler took home a bronze medal.
Their coaches are Steve Young and Duke Nobles.

McCoy Scholarship Bass Tournament taking place Saturday at Wister Lake

April 3, 2014

The Dakota McCoy Memorial Scholarship Bass Tournament will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. The entry fee is $40 per angler. The top three placers will receive a cash payout, and they will have a “Ram Beast of the Week” big bass sponsored by Martin-Dunn Dodge.
There will be a cookout sponsored by PriceCutter, with The Community State Bank “Pit Master” Michael Bailey cooking the food, after the tournament concludes. There will also be drawings for various prizes.

Charlotte “Diane” Frizzell

April 3, 2014

Charlotte “Diane” Frizzell, 59 of Howe died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Howe. Diane was born May 3, 1954 in Poteau to Milburn and Nadine (Stephens) Shadwick. She was a homemaker. Diane was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Dusty Shadwick.

More strong storms possible

April 3, 2014

AT 11:49 AM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS RACING TO THE NORTHEAST ACROSS
PARTS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND THROUGH PARTS OF WESTERN ARKANSAS.

THROUGH 1:30 PM... RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE RACING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
THROUGH WESTERN ARKANSAS AT AROUND 50 MPH. SOME STORMS WILL BECOME
SEVERE... PRODUCING SMALL HAIL AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE A TORNADO.

LeFlore County under severe thunderstorm warning

April 3, 2014

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for LeFlore County this morning until 9:45 a.m. for the threat of severe weather which is potentially on the way.

Poteau soccer teams split with Hilldale on homecoming

April 3, 2014

The Poteau High School soccer teams split their homecoming games Tuesday with Hilldale. The Pirates, the defending Class 4A state champions, beat the Hornets 3-1, but the Lady Hornets stung the Lady Pirates 5-1.
The Poteau teams will travel to meet Atoka on Friday, with the girls game at 5 p.m. and the boys at 7 p.m. at Atoka's Phillips Field.

Tuesday's High School Softball Roundup

April 3, 2014

POCOLA — A late-inning rally propelled the Pocola Lady Indians to an 11-9 come-from-behind victory over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Tuesday afternoon to give their coach, Carrie Covey, a nice birthday present.
Trailing 9-7 in the sixth inning, the Lady Indians got a solo home run by Courtney Hargrove, a two-run homer by Madison Hudkins and and RBI double by Sammie Kuhns to produce four runs and the win.
Whitesboro 10, Talihina 0; Battiest 4, Whitesboro 3: In Talihina, the Lady Bulldogs split their two games in Tuesday's three-way.

CASC softball team suffers road losses to Rose State; this afternoon's home doubleheader vs. Connors State canceled (NEWLY UPDATED)

April 3, 2014

MIDWEST CITY — The Carl Albert State College softball team suffered a pair of road losses Tuesday afternoon against Rose State College. The Lady Vikings lost 1-0 in the opener, then dropped the nightcap 9-6.

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