SEMINOLE â€” The Seminole State College Belles swept a doubleheader from the Carl Albert State College softball team Thursday afternoon by scores of 9-1 and 9-0.
The Lady Vikings will return to action this afternoon as they travel to meet Arkansas Baptist for a 1 p.m. doubleheader in Little Rock, Ark.
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates golf team came in second at the Roland Invitational at Ben Geren Golf Course Thursday afternoon.
The Pirates shot a 320, finishing one team stroke behind champion Fort Gibson (319).
The Pirates had three medalists on the day. Cody Shore was fourth-place medalist (77), Connor Wheat was fifth-place medalist (a career-best 78) and Jarrett Lowrimore tied for ninth-place medalist (career-best 80).
Trey Wells and John Scott Sanders each carded 85s.
The Heavener Wolves also participated in the tournament and had a team score of 424.
Girls are needed to play for an age 12-and-younger softball team in the Green Country Softball League. Games will take place at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
The team will practice in Cameron.
For additional information or to register, call Mike House at (918) 658-5510.
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The Poteau Lady Pirates softball program will have an age 6-7 coach-pitch league beginning in May and end its season in June.
Players must have been age 7 by Jan. 1, 2012, or must turn age 6 by Jan. 1, 2013.
The entry fee is $150 per team, and the league is open to six teams.
Spiro Li'l Giants vs. Spiro Reds; Pocola Mudcats vs. Poteau Bombers; Wister Wildcats vs. Spiro Dirtbags; Heavener Thunder vs. Heavener Hurricanes; Poteau Drillers vs. Heavener Titans; Spiro Diamondbacks vs. Panama Sooners.
Spiro Reds vs. Pocola Mudcats; Poteau Bombers vs. Wister Wildcats; Spiro Dirtbags vs. Heavener Thunder; Heavener Hurricanes vs. Poteau Drillers; Heavener Titans vs. Spiro Diamondbacks; Panama Sooners vs. Spiro Li'l Giants.
Every 51 minutes, one person is dying due to an alcohol related crash. This statistic was dramatically demonstrated to Bokoshe students Wednesday afternoon during Bokoshe Public Schools drunk driving awareness day.
Arkoma Chief of Police Daniel New and Arkoma police officer John Buszek spent the day at the high school educating students on the dangers of drunk driving. A short presentation was given during the morning and the all day, the Grim Reaper stalked the halls, pulling students out of class to represent a death due to an alcohol related accident.
MUSKOGEE â€” Poteau Lady Pirate golfer Hannah Ward was runner-up medalist at Wednesday's Oktaha Tournament. The Poteau sophomore shot a 77, coming in seven shots behind top medalist Kailey Campbell of Oktaha who shot a 70.
As a team, the Lady Pirates were third with a score of 367, finishing behind champion Henryetta (361) and Idabel (362).
As for other Lady Pirates, Addie Guthrie carded a 94, with Cathleen Manlove a shot behind at 95. Paitton Callery had a 101, while Skylynn Terry had a 109.
There were 21 teams and 110 individuals in the field.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener High School soccer teams split their home games with Mena, Ark., Wednesday at Harvey Stadium. The Wolves rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to down Mena 3-2, but the Lady Wolves were shut out 2-0.
After the Wolves complete playing in the Stilwell Tournament today, both Heavener teams return to district play next Friday at Fort Gibson. The girls' game will be at 5:30 p.m., followed by the boys' contest at 7:30 p.m.