HEAVENER â€” Just before the 81st LeFlore County Tournament, the Pocola Indians rallied to down the Heavener Wolves in overtime. Tuesday night at the Heavener High School gym, the roles ended up reversed.
The Wolves rallied from a first-quarter deficit to down the Indians 48-40.
Trailing 15-4 after one period, the Wolves outscored the Indians 44-25 over the final three periods to get the come-from-behind win.
Arkoma 53, Bokoshe 30: In Arkoma, the Mustangs made it a happy homecoming with the victory.
ARKOMA â€” When the Arkoma Lady Mustangs and the Bokoshe Lady Tigers met Jan. 18 at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse, the Lady Tigers prevailed by two points. The Lady Mustangs not only avenged that loss, but made it a happy homecoming with a 59-56 victory Tuesday night at the Arkoma High School gym.
With the game tied at 16 after a period, the Lady Mustangs edged the Lady Tigers by a point in the second quarter, 15-14, to take a 31-30 halftime lead.
Spring is just around the corner, and the weather is giving us brief glimpses of what is in store. I am getting excited about doing some fishing and turkey hunting.
Chuck Restine sent me a picture of a good stringer of bass he caught at Broken Bow last weekend. It is about time to try and catch some bass.
Kaye Carter has informed me that Dan and I are going to catch her some crappie this spring, and you can bet that we are going to do our best to make her very happy.
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Facing having to cancel the bout due to a roster decimated by the flu bug and other ailments, Michelle Uriosteof Red River Roller Derby reached out to the River Valley Roller Girls to help them have enough for a team. Five skaters, including three All Stars from RVRG joined with the six healthy enough to make the long drive from Wichita Falls, Texas. The combination worked and Red River skated to its first ever win defeating Mountain Gateway Sisterhood of Steel 232-168 Saturday at SkateReation.
Anyone interested in coaching a Poteau City League baseball/softball team for the 2013 season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first coaches meeting will be at 1 p.m. March 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The season will begin April 29.
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Any team that is interested in playing in the 2013 Green Country League at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex will need to attend the first coaches meeting at 2 p.m. March 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
A man was treated at a Fort Smith hospital Tuesday evening after three men allegedly beat him an stabbed him.
According to LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale, Saxon Matthew Lovell, 21, of Fort Coffee, was stabbed in the neck after being beaten in the front yard of his home.
Three men are being sought by the sheriff's department in connection with the incident.
Trivia Challenge is a fun opportunity for adults to compete for the title â€śChampions of Triviaâ€ť!Â This year's event will be held Monday, March 4, 6:30 pm, at Stigler High School.Â All that is required to enter is (1) find four people to be on a team (all team members must be 21 or older); (2) choose a team name (be creative!); (3) send $60 entry fee (along with team name, contact person and phone number) to SHS Academic Team, 309 NW â€śEâ€ť Street, Stigler, OK 74462 OR call Patrick Phillips at (918) 967-8834 or (918) 470-6201.Â All proceeds from the Trivia Challenge go to help fund the SHS Academi
STILWELL â€” Poteau wrestler Tyler Tustin won the 138-pound title at last weekendâ€™s Maverick Conference Tournament. Tustin, who got a first-round bye, beat Wagonerâ€™s Bryan Drake by a 14-0 major decision in the semfinals and defeated Sallisawâ€™s Gabe Taylor 3-1 in the finals.
All total, seven Pirates medaled. Derek Francis (170 pounds) came in second after losing in the finals to Sallisawâ€™s Cale Wilson.
Devin Anderson (120 pounds) and Daylon Brewton (heavyweight) were third. Kyle Kingrey (160 pounds), Khy Mote (182) and Gabe Sanchez (195) all placed fourth.