WILBURTON â€” Three LeFlore County basketball teams got wins Tuesday in Day 2 of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Tournament.
The Cameron Yellowjackets handled the Bokoshe Tigers 64-18 at Wilburton High School, while the Whitesboro Bulldogs was too much for Clayton in a 51-32 victory at Eastern Oklahoma State College's Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse. The Tigers' loss put them into the consolation championship game at 5:20 p.m. Friday at Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
JuniorRank is very proud to announce Bobby Joe Mendoza, an eighth-grade student at Highland Rim Middle School in Fayetteville Tenn., will be participating in our 2012 Junior Academic All-American Game, presented by Russell Athletic, on Jan. 2, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz.
ADA â€” Legendary East Central University menâ€™s head basketball coach Wayne Cobb will have another floor named after him.
Cobbâ€™s signature is prominently displayed on the basketball playing surface of the Kerr Activities Center on the ECU campus.
On Saturday, his name will go on the court at Beames Fieldhouse at Murray State College in Tishomingo, where he coached for nine seasons before coming to ECU in 1978.
â€śCoaching at Murray State was an enjoyable experience. It gave me the opportunity to get my foot in the door in college coaching. I really enjoyed my time in Tishomingo,â€ť said Cobb.
The Poteau Tip-In Club will have a tailgate party before Tuesday's Poteau High School basketball teams' home openers against Spiro at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The tailgate party will have hamburger baskets for $5, sponsored by Budâ€™s Country Junction, JoB Construction Company, Inc. and The Community State Bank.
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The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.
First of all, I want to wish happy birthdays to my mom, Elaine Midgley, and sister, Janice Couch, who both had birthdays within the last week or so. Happy birthday ladies â€” I love you both!
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My good buddy, Wister Baseball Coach John McAlester, took his son, Gunner, on a hunt this last weekend near Wilburton. Gunner got a shot at a five-point buck, and he made the most of the opportunity shooting the buck right behind the front shoulder and dropping it within a few yards.
Stacey Wright, 45, of Muse died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Muse Baptist Church with Carrol Fitzgerald and Mark Cook officiating.Â Burial will be in Muse Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Willie Claud Willis, 85, of Red Oak died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Muskogee. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at United Freewill Baptist Church in Red Oak with Rev. Eugene Christenberry officiating. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.