February 24th, 2015
HARTSHORNE â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves won the Class 3A District Tournament on Friday night, downing the host Hartshorne Lady Miners 40-32. However, the Wolves lost 70-35 to the Miners in the boys title game.
Both teams will play Thursday in the Class 3A Regional Tournament at the Spiro Multipurpose Gym. The Wolves will play Salina in an elimination game at 3 p.m., while the Lady Wolves will meet subsite host Spiro at 6:30 p.m. for the right to play for the regional title at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Muskogee Civic Center.
WILBURTON â€” The Red Oak basketball teams swept the Class B Regional Tournament titles Saturday night at the Wilburton Gym.
The Eagles beat the Leflore Savages 49-29 in Saturday nightâ€™s finals right after the Lady Eagles flew past the Buffalo Valley Lady Buffaloes 48-23 in the girlsâ€™ title game.
The Bokoshe Lady Tigers won the consolation championship with a 55-50 victory over the Leflore Lady Savages after the Lady Tigers eliminated the Smithville Lady Braves 46-38.
The Buffalo Valley boys won the consolation title game with a 66-63 win over the Eagletown Eagles.
The Pocola Lady Indians and the homestanding Talihina Golden Tigers won their championship games in the Class 2A District Tournament on Saturday night on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
The Lady Indians used a strong third quarter to get past a pesky Crowder Demonettes team by the score of 55-41, while the Golden Tigers roared past the Demons 67-28.
Both Crowder teams ended the seasons for the Indians and the Lady Golden Tigers on Friday night. Crowder's boys nipped Pocola 47-45, while the Crowder girls beat Talihina 48-31.
Jerry Vandagriff, 69, of Leflore died Monday, Feb. 24, 2015.
No services are planned. Cornerstone Funeral Home of Muskogee is handling arrangements.
Johnnie Mack Holman, 61, of Pocola died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro.
Mason Levi Dunn, infant son of William A. and Laken A. (Wilson) Dunn of Panama died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. He is survived by his parents; sister, Cadynce Wrilynn Siders; grandparents; great-grandparents; great-great-grandparents; aunts; uncles; other relatives and loved ones.
Services were held Monday, Feb. 23, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial was in Shady Point Cemetery.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
The Poteau Pirates appeared to be on their way to an easy Class 4A District Tournament title-game victory Friday night over the homestanding Muldrow Bulldogs, but the â€™Dogs were not ready to circle the wagons. In fact, the Bulldogs even had the lead in the waning seconds, but the Pirates found a way to get the game into overtime and prevailed 58-54.
The Lady Pirates fell 49-31 in the girlsâ€™ district-title game to the Lady Bulldogs to begin the night of hoops.
HOWE â€” The Howe High School basketball teams took the first step on the easier paths to the Class 2A State Tournament by winning district titles Saturday night at the Howe Gym.
In the Class 2A District Tournament, both Howe teams beat Panama, the Lady Lions winning 67-24 and the Lions holding on for a 41-39 win.
The Lady Razorbacks and Hogs reached the title game with Friday night wins over Porter Consolidated. The Panama girls won 45-32, while the boys posted a 69-59 win.
All four local teams will be in the Class 2A Regional Tournament later this week at Talihina.