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June 14th, 2015

LeFlore County Boys Summer Basketball League Schedule

June 14, 2015

Monday
At Heavener
Heavener vs. Smithville, 4:30 p.m.; Smithville vs. Sallisaw-Central, 5:15 p.m.; Heavener vs. Sallisaw-Central, 6 p.m.; Roland vs. Stigler, 6:45 p.m.; Leflore vs. Roland, 7:30 p.m.; Leflore vs. Stigler, 8:15 p.m.
At Howe
Cameron vs. Howe, 4:30 p.m.; Cameron vs. McCurtain, 5:15 p.m.; Howe vs. McCurtain, 6 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Howe JV, 6:45 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Heavener JV, 7:30 p.m.; Howe JV vs. Heavener JV, 8:15 p.m.
At Pocola

June 12th

Three county softball players in Fast-Pitch All-State Game on Saturday morning

June 12, 2015

Before Panama’s duo of Hannah Goines and Kendra Swindle along with Pocola’s Desi Carter head to their respective college teams next spring, they will get one more taste of high school softball.
The local trio all will be on the Small East team in Saturday morning’s 2015 Oklahoma Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches Association All-State Games, which will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts in Edmond.

Spiro outlasts Wister to win Panama Summer Slam

June 12, 2015

The Spiro Lady Bulldogs needed to play only one game, but it almost turned into the length of two games before they could claim the championship of the 2015 Panama Summer Slam on Thursday night.
The Lady Bulldogs outlasted the Wister Lady Wildcats 8-6 in 11 innings, with the final four innings going into the international tiebreaker.

Mena coach taking over Leflore Lady Savages teams, while former Wister coach doing likewise with boys

June 12, 2015

When Daniel Caldwell and David Morris left Leflore for coaching jobs at Talihina High School, there were voids at Leflore High School. Those voids got filled relatively quickly.
Tiffany Jewell, who was at Mena, Ark., was named the new girls basketball and softball coach for the Lady Savages, while former Wister basketball coach Mark Warren — who was already an assistant boys basketball and baseball coach at Leflore — was promoted to head coach of both teams.

June 11th

Arkansas teen flying to college orientation survives crash

June 11, 2015

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas father and son who decided to fly to orientation at Oklahoma State University have survived a crash landing in a parking lot.

Forty-year-old Kenneth Caubble of Jonesboro was flying the 1973 Piper Arrow aircraft Wednesday morning when the engine trouble began at 2,000 feet. He landed the plane in a Jonesboro strip center before its wing hit a parking sign and tore off. The plane then hit a second pole and flipped before the aircraft caught fire.

Both Caubble and his son were able to walk away uninjured.

Special meeting tonight over Poteau utility increases, budget

June 11, 2015

The Poteau Public Works Authority will hold a special meeting at 5:15 p.m. at the Poteau City Hall to discuss and approve the 2015-2016 budget and a utility rate increase for water, sewer and trash.

The meeting is at city hall located on 111 Peters St., Poteau.

Poteau duo in All-State soccer match tonight

June 11, 2015

Two Poteau High School soccer playing graduates, midfielder/forward David Lanuza and midfielder Carlos Panduro, are scheduled to play in tonight’s All-State Boys Soccer Match at 8 p.m. in Noble.
Three other Poteau soccer graduating seniors, Lady Pirate goalkeeper Taryn Shelton, Pirate goalie Jayson Davis and defenseman Davis Kuck, are alternates, but as of press time none of the three were going to have openings to play in tonight’s matches. If Shelton gets to play, her match will be at 6 tonight in Noble before the boys’ match.

June 10th

Former Heavener Wolf, OSU pitcher drafted by Washington Nationals

June 10, 2015

Baseball is called “The National Pastime,” and there’s a chance former Heavener Wolf and current Oklahoma State pitcher Koda Glover will do that “National”-ly speaking.
The Washington Nationals drafted Glover in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.

Spiro, Red Oak girls reach winner’s-bracket finals of 2015 Panama Summer Tournament; championship, if-game set Thursday night

June 10, 2015

The Spiro Lady Bulldogs and the Red Oak Lady Eagles each find themselves a win away from playing for tonight’s championship of the 2015 Panama Summer Softball Tournament.
The Lady Bulldogs beat Alma, Ark., while the Lady Eagles defeated the Poteau Lady Pirates as they tied the game in the sixth and won the game in the seventh.
Spiro and Red Oak will play at 5:10 p.m. Thursday in the winner’s-bracket final, with the winner getting to play for the championship at 7:50 p.m. The if-game is slated for 9 p.m. if necessary.

BREAKING NEWS: One trapped in semi rollover on Oklahoma 112

June 10, 2015

June 10 at 2:10 p.m. — Poteau Police, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Emergency Medical Services and Fire and Rescue are headed to Oklahoma Highway 112 between Poteau and Cameron for a semi-trailer that has rolled over and one person is trapped.
Expect travel delays.

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