Archive - Apr 2014
WARNER â€” Several Talihina and Howe track athletes did well at last week's Warner Invitational, which took place April 15.
On the boys' side, the Golden Tigers tied Westville for sixth place with 40 points.
On the girls' side, Talihina was seventh (26 points) with the Howe Lady Lions ninth (22).
The postseason awaits the small school track teams next Saturday. Howe's athletes will be at the Class 2A Regional Meet at Oologah, while Talihina's 2A Regional Meet will take place at Luther.
The Arkoma High School track teams will be at the Class A Regional Meet in Prague.
EL RENO â€” The Carl Albert State College baseball team split its road games in Thursday afternoon's doubleheader against Redlands Community College.
The Vikings took the nightcap 3-1 after losing 7-4 in the opener.
The same two teams will go at it at 1 this afternoon in a doubleheader at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings will then travel to meet the Connors State College Cowboys for a single, nine-inning game at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Warner. The game was originally slated for Tuesday night.
BROKEN BOW â€” Several Hodgen and Shady Point track athletes qualified for today's Organization of Rural Elementary Schools (ORES) State Meet, which will be at Hook-Eales Stadium in McAlester.
At last weekend's ORES Regional Meet at Memorial Stadium, which was hosted by Holly Creek School, each school had some regional champions besides those qualifying for state.
BROKEN BOW â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates track team won their sixth of eight meets this season to end the regular season as they won the Broken Bow Invitational, which took place Monday at Memorial Stadium.
The Lady Pirates had 158 points. Heavener had 84 points, while Spiro had 41.
The Lady Pirates won two of the four relays for 40 of their points.
On the boys' side, Spiro had 97 points, with Poteau 82 points and Heavener 51.
FORT GIBSON â€” The Poteau Pirates baseball team split its first two games of the 2014 Fort Gibson Invitational, beating the Hilldale Hornets 4-3 but losing to the host Tigers 3-2.
In the win over the Hornets, the Pirates broke a 1-all tie with a two-run third inning for a 3-1 lead.
After Hilldale cut the deficit to 3-2 in the fourth inning, Poteau got that run back in the fifth for a 4-2 lead.
The Hornets got a run in the seventh inning, but their rally fell short.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves softball team won the first game of the Class 5A District Tournament, beating the Spiro Lady Bulldogs 24-0 Thursday afternoon.
However, hail canceled the rest of the games, which were made up Friday afternoon.
The Lady Wolves jumped out to a 14-0 lead after an inning and never looked back.
Cranfield got the win as she tossed a no-hitter, facing one batter over the minimum.
Douglas Wayne Aldridge, 65, of Warner died April 17, 2014, in Gore. Douglas was born July 19, 1948, to Oren and Dorothy (Monks) Aldridge. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Roy and Grace Monks; uncles, Orlen Ritter, Floyd Sanders, Melford Weaver; aunts, Lavon Swenson Lois Ritter.
Shirley Jacqueline White, 74, of Spiro died Friday, April 25, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Shirley was born August 4, 1939, in Rock Springs, Wyo., to Milton M. and Fleeta L. (Morelock) Claxton. She was an interior designer and owner of Village Flowers and Gifts in Panama. Shirley attended Victory Worship Center. She was a member of Silver Haired Legislature, lifetime member of VFW Auxiliary 4884, past president of Eagles 3860, member of the Red Hat Society, American Legion â€“ Bokoshe, Order of the Eastern Star and LeFlore County Election Board.
The Carl Albert State College softball team splits its home games with Connors State College on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Vikings took the nightcap 4-3 in nine innings after losing the opener 14-3.
The Lady Vikings' home doubleheader Thursday afternoon with Rose State was rained out, and will be made up at 2 this afternoon.
At this time, the Lady Vikings will make up the second twinbill with Western, which as been rained out on two previous occasions, at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rose State College in Midwest City.