August 14th, 2012
For the first time this young season, the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team was staring a potential loss in the face. After the Broken Bow Lady Savages scored three runs in the first two innings, the Lady Pirates rallied to down them 5-3 to complete a home sweep Friday night.
BEGGS â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks fast-pitch softball team split their four games over the weekend in the Beggs Festival.
The defending Class 2A state champions finished the weekend strong with two wins, beating Checotah 9-2 and host Beggs 6-4. Those came after Friday's setbacks as they lost 6-0 to Berryhill and 4-1 to Kellyville.
STIGLER â€” After the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers beat the Keota Lady Lions Saturday morning to reach the title game of the Stigler Tournament, the Lady Lions beat them twice by scores of 8-2 and 8-0 to land them as runners-up.
The Lady Golden Tigers (3-2) beat host Stigler to get to the winner's-bracket final.
The Pocola Lady Indians were third. They beat Stigler and got past Spiro 3-1 before losing to Keota in the loser's-bracket final.
The Lady Bulldogs fell 6-4 to Keota, then beat Cameron 11-1 before losing to Pocola.
CAMERON â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets baseball team ran its record to 3-0 with a doubleheader sweep Friday night over the McCurtain Bulldogs by scores of 11-3 and 9-1.
Buffalo Valley 10, Whitesboro 6: In Bufalo Valley, the Buffaloes rallied from a 4-3 deficit in the third inning with a seven-run third inning to take a 10-4 lead.
RED OAK â€” The Wister Wildcats baseball team got its first win of the fall season Friday afternoon with a 9-0 run-rule victory over the Rock Creek Mustangs. However, it ended up being their only win on the weekend as they lost 2-0 to Byng and 7-4 to host Red Oak on Saturday.
COLEMAN â€” The Leflore Savages baseball team suffered a pair of losses Friday in the Coleman Festival.
The Savages lost 9-1 to the Caney Cougars, then fell 10-0 to the host Coleman Wildcats. The Savages were to have played the Bennington Bears Saturday morning, but the Bears were a no-show.
Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event. For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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The Poteau Chamber of Commerce and Poteau Daily New's â€śSpring Into Business Cash Mobâ€ť Business this week is Mazzioâ€™s Pizza located at 2212 N Broadway â€“ Poteau.
On Wednesday the Cash Mob Deal for Mazzios will be FREE Drinks for all Dine-In Orders from 11 a.m. until
Â Lonnie and Jolene Brooks have owned Mazzios for more than 20 years.
The first facility was built in September of 1984.Â Since that time the Brookâ€™s have re-designed the entire facility for a state of the art dining experience.Â
Alvin Sherdan Decker, 83, of Bokoshe died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at United Methodist Church in Bokoshe under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Patsy G. Bottoms,75, of Poteau died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.