August 27th, 2014
WILBURTON â€” The Howe Lady Lions softball team went 2-2 in its four games last weekend in the Robbers Cave Shootout. The Lady Lions beat Cameron 4-1 and Keota 7-6, but lost 12-2 to host Wilburton and 3-1 to Wetumka.
The Lady Yellowjackets went 1-2 in the event. After losing to Howe, the Lady â€™Jackets split two games with Wetumka, winning 6-4 but losing 5-1.
Editor's note: Arkoma was scheduled to be in the event, but no results from any of their games in the Shootout were reported by press time.
SHAWNEE â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves spent their off day Friday from the two-day Oktaha Tournament playing in the Hall of Fame Shootout, which took place at the Ballfields at Firelake, and won both their games. The Lady Wolves beat Anadarko 12-3 and Comanche 10-0.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs went 3-0 in the event, defeating Prague 3-0 on Friday, and Lexington 4-1 and Velma-Alma 4-3 on Saturday.
The Pocola Lady Indians went 1-2 in the event, beating Lexington 10-3 on Saturday, but losing to Okemah 4-1 on Friday and Wayne 6-0 on Saturday.
OKTAHA â€” Both the Heavener Lady Wolves and the Panama Lady Razorbacks split their final two games Saturday in the Oktaha Tournament, both beating and losing to the same teams.
Both locals teams beat Sallisaw-Central, Heavener shutting out the Lady Tigers 10-0 while Panama beating them 8-2.
However, both the Lady Wolves and the Lady â€™Backs fell to Vian. The Lady Wolverines beat Heavener 2-0 and Panama 8-3.
RED OAK â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates split their two games in Monday's road three-way, beating Savanna 3-0 but losing 4-0 to host Red Oak.
In Poteau's win over Savanna, the Lady Pirates broke a scoreless tie with a three-run fourth inning.
In the loss to Red Oak, the Lady Eagles scored once in the first inning, twice in the third and once in the fifth.
Howe 5, Cameron 2; Howe 7, Keota 2; Cameron 11, Keota 10: Monday in Howe, the local Lady Lions went undefeated in their own three-way, while the Lady Yellowjackets split their games.
WHITESBORO â€” Cameron pitcher Trey Sebo threw a three-hitter with six strikeouts as the Yellowjackets blanked the Whitesboro Bulldogs 12-0 Monday afternoon.
Nothing was reported on Whitesboro's game with Smithville by press time.
In Cameron's win, Sebo, getting his first win of the season, got all the run support he needed as his team got five runs in the first inning.
Howe 6, Leflore 5: In Howe, the Lions broke a 5-all tie with a run in the seventh inning. They tied the game at 5 in the sixth.
Wister 17, McCurtain 0; Wister 14, McCurtain 0: In McCurtain, the â€™Cats clawed the â€™Dogs twice.
Tickets still remain for the Poteau Piratesâ€™ football season opener in the Hootenâ€™s Kickoff Classic against Alma, Ark., at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside High School at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 4.
Tickets for adults and students cost $7 per person, while pre-schoolers will be admitted for free.
For those wishing to purchase tickets, call Poteau coach Greg Werner at (918) 839-4572 or come by the high school or football fieldhouse.
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The 2014 Poteau Fall Softball League and 2014 Poteau Fall Baseball League are ready to register teams for the upcoming season.
With all precincts reporting, LeFlore County voters overwhelmingly approved a half-penny sales tax to support Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
In unofficial results, the tally was 5,246 to 1,584, or a 76.8 percent margin in favor of the proposal.
In the LeFlore County Assessor's race, Brenda Cockburn beat Mindy White, 3,074 to 2,194 â€” a 58.4 percent margin.
Voters in Panama and Wister passed school bond issues.
The Wister vote was 411 to 206 â€” a 66.6 percent approval margin.
The Panama proposal had 64.7 percent of votes, 301 yes to 170 no.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
Keith Alan Grace II, public intoxication; $300 bond
LeFlore County residents vote today [Aug. 26] on a proposed half-cent sales to support Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
Also on the ballot are Democratic runoffs for county assessor, state superintendent of education and U.S. Senate. There are no Republican races on the ballot.
Also, voters in Panama and Wister will decide school bond issues.
The hospital tax and school bond issues are non-partisan proposals.
Polling places will be open form 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Red Oak Eagles won their second tournament in as many weeks to start the 2014 fall baseball season as they blanked the Crowder Demons 4-0 to win the 19th annual Carl Albert State College Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field.
The Eagles got to the finals by handling the Leflore Savages 15-1 in the championship semifinals Friday night at Howe's Lions Field.
The Demons made the finals by rallying past the Wister Wildcats 6-5 in the first championship semifinal contest Friday night at Lions Field.