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November 28th, 2014

Talihina avenges last year’s loss to Ringling, back in state semifinals; Golden Tigers will get rematch with Cashion Wildcats next weekend for trip to Class A state title game

November 29, 2014

RINGLING — It took 11 months or so, but the Talihina Golden Tigers avenged its only loss in the 2013 season to spoil a shot at a perfect season.
The Golden Tigers used a strong defensive effort and three Alan Lockhart touchdown runs to beat the Ringling Blue Devils 28-8 in Friday night’s Class A state quarterfinal game at Blue Devil Stadium. The Blue Devils beat the Golden Tigers 26-18 in last season’s Class A state semifinals at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Paul Laird Field to end Talihina’s shot at a perfect season.

Audu powers CASC men past North Lake, Texas

November 29, 2014

Emmanuel Audu’s near triple-double of 10 points, 15 rebounds and nine blocks was the key for the Carl Albert State College Vikings in their 81-75 win over North Lake, Texas, on Friday afternoon in the Thanksgiving Classic in Plano, Texas.
The Vikings will play South Plains College, Texas, at 4 p.m. Saturday in the second and final day of the Thanksgiving Classic.

CASC women beat Penn Valley

November 29, 2014

Kilah Cummings double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 79-63 win over host Penn Valley, Mo., on Friday afternoon in the Penn Valley Classic in Kansas City, Mo.
The Lady Vikings will play another Missouri team, Lewis and Clark Community College, at noon Saturday in the second and final game of the Penn Valley Classic.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Genius Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

November 28, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Genius Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

November 26th

Jerry Don Franklin

November 26, 2014

Jerry Don Franklin, 59, of Spiro died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Viewing will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Edith Lucile Carrigan

November 26, 2014

Edith Lucile Carrigan, 83, of Pocola died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Pocola. 
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Milton Cemetery, Bokoshe under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.

Blake Wayne Lomon

November 26, 2014

Blake Wayne Lomon, 25, of Pocola died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Spiro.
Blake was born Oct. 27, 1989, in Fort Smith, Ark., to John Wayne II and Angela Flame (Calhoun) Lomon. He was a serviceman for Kiamichi Electric. Blake loved to hunt, fish and go four-wheeling. He was a country boy and a wonderful father. He was kindhearted and loved by everybody. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, John Tedford, Marcella DeWitt, Charlie and Dorothy Midgley and Lester Yates.

Talihina senior trio glad for another shot at Ringling; No. 2 Golden Tigers travel to meet No. 8 Blue Devils Friday night in Class A state quarterfinals

November 26, 2014

In 2013, the Talihina Golden Tigers won their first 13 games en route to a Class A state quarterfinal appearance against the Ringling Blue Devils at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Paul Laird Field in Durant. The Blue Devils ended the Golden Tigers’ perfect season with a 26-18 victory.
Fast forward to this year. The No. 2 Golden Tigers (11-0) will get another shot at the eighth-ranked Blue Devils (10-1) as the two teams meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ringling’s Blue Devil Stadium.

We’ll see after Friday night if we have December high school football playoffs once more

November 26, 2014

In 2013, two teams, the Poteau Pirates and the Talihina Golden Tigers, were still playing in the high school playoffs in their respective classes in the month of December. The Pirates played for the Class 4A state title, while the Golden Tigers played in the Class A state semifinals.
This year, one team, Class A’s second-ranked Talihina Golden Tigers, have a shot a punching a return trip to the Class A state semifinals with a road win Friday night over No. 8 Ringling.

McDonald wins Pigskin Picks Contest for fourth time this football season

November 26, 2014

Russ McDonald won the Poteau Daily News' Pigskin Picks Contest for the fourth time this season, and the third time outright, as he was last week's winner, being the only contestant to go 9-1. He earned $25 for his victory.

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