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August 24th, 2015

Today in History

August 24, 2015

Today is Monday, August 24, the 236th day of 2015. There are 129 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On August 24, A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash; an estimated 20,000 people died.

On this date:

In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris.

August 23rd

Thursday’s High School Softball Roundup

August 23, 2015

TALIHINA — The Talihina Lady Golden Tigers got a home win Thursday afternoon, beating the Arkoma Lady Mustangs 10-4.
The Lady Golden Tigers scored three runs in the first inning, then added four more in the second to take a 7-0 lead after two innings.
Spiro 5, Roland 0: In Spiro, the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 2-0 lead after an inning, which was more than enough run support for Shakyrah Gladness, who got the seven-inning victory as she threw a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts.

Whitesboro baseball pitcher two-hits Clayton at home in battle of Bulldogs

August 23, 2015

WHITESBORO — Whitesboro pitcher Sawyer Adams got his first win of the season as he two-hit Clayton in an 8-0 victory in a game of Bulldogs that went only five innings due to the run rule.

August 22nd

Final two games of CASC Fall Classic rained out, with the whole final day of Oktaha Tournament, Robbers (UPDATE)

August 22, 2015

Most of the final day of action at the 20th annual Carl Albert State College Fall Baseball Classic, with all of the final day's worth of games at both the Oktaha Softball Tournament and the Robbers Cave Shootout softball tournament in Wilburton, were rained out Saturday.
The CASC Classic finals between Wister and Red Oak will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at Poteau High School's Town Creek Park after the Wildcats play their regularly-scheduled home game at 4 p.m. against McCurtain.
The third-place game between Crowder and Kiowa will take place at 5 p.m. Monday at Town Creek Park.

Wister, Red Oak, Howe boys get wins on first day of CASC Fall Classic; Cameron, Leflore suffer losses on opening day; today’s final day slated for Poteau’s Town Creek Park

August 22, 2015

Three local teams got victories on the opening day of the 20th annual Carl Albert State College Fall Classic, which took place at Wister and Cameron due to CASC’s Ival Goodman Field’s bleachers being classified as condemned.
At the Wister site, the homestanding Wildcats blanked the Smithville Braves 11-0 after the Braves handled the McCurtain Bulldogs 11-1. The final game of the night saw the Crowder pitcher Hunter Motley one-hit the Leflore Savages 9-1.

Heavener, Wister get two wins on opening day of Oktaha Tournament; Lady Pirates get first victory of 2015 season, defeat Stilwell before losing to host Oktaha

August 22, 2015

OKTAHA — The Heavener Lady Wolves and the Wister Lady Wildcats each posted two wins on the opening day of the Oktaha Tournament on Thursday. The Lady Wolves downed Warner 4-1 before handling the Sequoyah-Tahlequah junior varsity 6-0.
The Lady ’Cats defeated last weekend’s Pocola Tournament champion Vian Lady Wolverines 7-1, then beat Sallisaw-Central 6-1.
The Poteau Lady Pirates got their first victory of the season with a 7-4 win over Stilwell, but lost to the tournament-host Lady Tigers 9-3.

August 21st

Spiro looks good in first scrimmage of season

August 21, 2015

OKMULGEE — The Spiro Bulldogs had their moments in their first preseason football scrimmage of the season Thursday night against the host Okmulgee Bulldogs and three Tulsa schools — Hale, McLain and Webster.

Talihina football team claws Valliant in Thursday scrimmage

August 21, 2015

VALLIANT — The Talihina Golden Tigers scored 13 touchdowns while their defense held Valliant to one score where the defensive man fell down in Talihina's first preseason scrimmage Thursday night.
Editor's note: Talihina correspondent Calvin McClain contributed to this story.

Arkoma passing game struggles in Thursday night's scrimmage

August 21, 2015

COUNCIL HILL — While the Arkoma Mustangs football team scored two passing touchdowns in Thursday night's five-way scrimmage with the host Midway Chargers, Tulsa Regent Prep and District B-4 foes Keota and Porum, overall the passing attack was displeasing to coach Mark Weatherton.

Local softball teams playing in Hall of Fame Shootout today, Saturday in Shawnee

August 21, 2015

There will be a LeFlore County softball invasion coming to the Ballfields at Fairlake in Shawnee today and Saturday for the Hall of Fame Shootout. On either or both days, the county will be represented by the Heavener Lady Wolves, the Panama Lady Razorbacks and the Spiro Lady Bulldogs. The Red Oak Lady Eagles also will participate in the event.
Here's the two-day schedule, featuring local teams:
Panama vs. Red Oak, 1 p.m.
Red Oak vs. Dickson, 3 p.m.
Panama vs. Chelsea, 5 p.m.
Heavener vs. Elgin, 5 p.m.
Spiro vs. Bethel, 5 p.m.
Heavener vs. McLoud, 7 p.m.

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