January 11th, 2012
MUSKOGEE â€” The Spiro Bulldogs were dethroned as champions of the Muskogee Bedouin Shrine Classic Saturday night as they lost the title game of the small school division 64-48 to the Oktaha Tigers.
The â€™Dogs (7-3) made it to Saturday night's championship game with an 81-72 overtime win over the Haskell Haymakers in a rematch of last season's championship game which was won by Spiro.
The Lady Bulldogs took third place with a 48-40 win over the Hulbert Lady Riders Saturday morning. Spiro (6-4) lost in the championship semifinals 68-62 to the Oktaha Lady Tigers on Friday.
The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs and the Leflore Savages claimed third-place plaques Saturday afternoon at the Rock Island Conference Shootout at the new Wilburton Gym.
The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Leflore Lady Savages 50-24, while the Savages beat the Panola Bearcats 53-44.
The Lady Bulldogs, who got a bye in the opening round on Thursday, lost Friday night in the championship semifinals to the Clayton Lady Bulldogs at Red Oak High School's C.C. Gillespie Fieldhouse.
The Savages lost in the championship semifinals 32-26 to the Kinta Eagles Friday night at the Leflore Gym.
ARLINGTON, Texas â€” The Arkansas Razorback offense started slow in several games this season and Friday night's 76th annual Cotton Bowl Classic against the Kansas State Wildcats was no different. The Hogs fought through some early adversity and eventually came out on top winning the game handily 29-16.
We here at PDN apologize to everyone. In today's paper, Wednesday, January 11, the article with regard to the opening of the Science and Math Center at CASC, states that the new building was to open its doors today, again we are sorry for any inconveniences that may have been caused. The Deanna J. Reed Science and Math Center's dedication will be Thursday, January 12, at 1:00 p.m.
Ramona Woolard Lewallen, 52, of Spiro died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Henryetta Imbese, 90, formerly of Talihina died Thursday, Jan. 5, in Tulsa. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1, in the Talihina Funeral Home Chapel.Â Burial will be in Old Talihina Cemetery under the directon of Talihina Funeral Home.
CUSHING â€” Poteau Pirate wrestler Tyler Tustin placed third at 132 pounds at this past weekend's Cushing Tournament, in what second-year Poteau Coach Chris Barbee called â€śthe toughest tournament in the state.â€ť
â€śHere's how tough it was at this weight (132 pounds),â€ť Barbee said. â€śThere were three state champions, Tyler, one from Class 5A and one from Class 3A. There were nine state placers and four state qualifiers. He wrestled really well, but he had one bad match and lost in the semifinals to the kid from Comanche. As a whole, he wrestled pretty good.â€ť
LONE GROVE â€” The Talihina Lady Golden Tigers suffered through foul trouble and the loss of injured player Tara Hawkins as they lost 47-33 to the Washington Lady Warriors in the title game of the Longhorn Invitational Tournament Saturday night at the Gary Scott Center.
The Lady Golden Tigers (8-2) won their championship semifinal game 37-34 over the Healdton Lady Bulldogs Friday night.