November 11th, 2013
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings rallied from a four-point halftime deficit and wonÂ theirÂ third game in three daysÂ to improve to 4-1 overallÂ in their 86-74 win over host North Arkansas in the second and final day of the North Arkansas Classic on Saturday afternoon in Harrison, Ark.
North Arkansas led 40-36 at halftime.
In the second half, the Lady Vikings' offense exploded to outscore the Lady Pioneers 50-34 to rally back and come away withÂ the win.
Chelsea Williams, manager of Strike-A-Lot Lanes in Poteau, presented a check for $250 to Nancy Hamlin, librarian at Patrick Lynch Public Library. The donated money was raised through the kidâ€™s fair sponsored annually by Strike-A-Lot Lanes and is earmarked for the purchase of childrenâ€™s books and materials.
The Pansy Kidd Middle School National Junior Honor Society is one of several organizations Poteau Womenâ€™s League donates to each year. Presenting the donation on and league President Nancy Shore and member Joyce Roberts.Â Allison Matos was installed as president-elect along with 38 eighth-grade members and 35 seventh-grade members at the annual installation ceremony.Â Callie and Lily Shore, grandaughters of Nancy, and Callie Shore, grandaughter of Joyce, were among those being installed.
HOWE â€” The Howe Lady Lions handled the Wister Lady Wildcats 66-33 in Friday night's home opener at the Howe Gym.
The Lady Lions jumped out to a 23-4 lead after a period and never looked back.
Whitesboro 44, Kinta 31: In Whitesboro, the Lady Bulldogs got their first win of the season.
Trailing 7-4 after a quarter, Whitesboro outscored Kinta 17-8 to take a 21-15 halftime lead and never trailed again.
McCurtain 48, Cameron 45: In McCurtain, trailing 36-30 after a three periods, the Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Yellowjackets 18-9 in the fourth quarter to get the come-from-behind win.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs are off to a 2-0 start after they handled the Kinta Eagles 69-47 on Friday night.
The Bulldogs clawed their way to a 21-9 lead after a period and never looked back.
Cameron 78, McCurtain 50: In McCurtain, the Yellowjackets got their first win of the season.
The â€™Jackets jumped out to a 19-10 lead after a period en route to a 40-23 halftime advantage.
Editor's Note â€” Nothing was reported on the Howe-Wister game or the Clayton-Leflore game by press time.
For the second time this season, formerÂ Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Lady Bear Bria Caldwell came up big for the Lady Vikings. This time she calmly stepped to the free-throw line and knocked down two free throws as the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with the 54-53 win over Crowder College, Mo., in the first day of the North Arkansas Classic on Friday in Harrison, Ark.
HEAVENER â€” While the Heavener Wolves had no hope of making any hope of making the playoffs, the Eufaula Ironheads still had a shot. They needed a win and then they needed the stars to line up in the right sequence, but it didn't happen.
Roland routed Valliant 40-7 to keep the Ironheads from making the playoffs.
Heavener and Eufaula labored through three quarters and then scored three touchdowns in a row. The Ironheads struck for an 86-yard touchdown pass to seal the deal as the Ironheads won the game by the score of 15-7 Friday night at Harvey Stadium.
YUKON â€” The Bokoshe Tigers were hoping to get at least one District C-4 win before the season ended. It didn't happen.
The Southwest Covenant Patriots mercy ruled the Tigers 50-0 in a game called at halftime.
The Grand Marshals of the Veterans parade were treates to a royal carriage ride during Saturday's parade. Floats, bands, classic cars, motorcycles and many more made the trek in a salute to veteran past and present.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs clinched a home playoff date next week with a decisive 48-24 victory over the Webbers Falls Warriors in front of a capacity homecoming crowd Friday night at Mustang Field.
The Mustangs (6-3 overall, 5-2 in District C-4) will entertain the Timberlake Tigers at 7:30 p.m. next Friday to begin the Class C playoffs.