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August 19th, 2015

2015 Robbers Cave Shootout Bracket

August 19, 2015

New law bans tobacco use at public, private schools

August 19, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma state law taking effect this week bans tobacco on school property and at events, though most districts already have policies that do so.

According to the state Health Department, an estimated 85 percent of schools already have a policy banning tobacco, the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/1NCFvRf ) reported. A spokesman for Gov. Mary Fallin said the law ensures that "100 percent of our schools have tobacco bans."

Sports Photo of the Week

August 19, 2015

August 18th

Monday's High School Softball Roundup

August 18, 2015

WISTER — Kyla Brown's RBI double scored Hunter Gibson in the seventh inning to break a tie to give the Wister Lady Wildcats a 2-1 victory over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Monday afternoon.
Pocola 10, Arkoma 1: In Pocola, the Lady Indians jumped out to a 2-0 lead after an inning and had a 3-0 advantage after two.
Cameron 9, Panama 8, 8 inn.: In Cameron, the Lady Yellowjackets scored twice in the eighth to snatch the win away from the Lady Razorbacks, who took a 8-7 lead in the top of the inning.

Monday's High School Baseball Roundup

August 18, 2015

HOWE — The Wister Wildcats got their second and third victories over Howe this season as they swept the Lions 18-1 and 12-1 Monday afternoon at Lions Field.
Cameron 13, McCurtain 12; McCurtain 15, Cameron 12: In Cameron, the Yellowjackets (1-2) split their home openers on Monday, with Cameron taking the nightcap after the Bulldogs won the opener.
Leflore 8, Pittsburg 3: in Pittsburg, the Savages (2-3) rallied from a 3-0 third-inning deficit by tying the game with a three-run fourth inning.

Wister boys beat Leflore for third place at Red Oak Tournament

August 18, 2015

RED OAK — The Wister Wildcats finished third in the Red Oak Tournament after they handled the Leflore Savages 11-0 in Saturday's third-place game.
The ’Cats lost their first game of the season Friday as they fell 5-2 to the Crowder Demons.

Look for more weekend events reported Wednesday

August 18, 2015

I thought I'd just devote this week's column to alerting readers that there will be more stories about this past weekend's events in Wednesday's edition.
When it's a busy weekend, like this past one was, it quite often takes my Tuesday and Wednesday editions to get all the stories about them into print. So, if there was a weekend event that you didn't see reported in today's edition, look for it in Wednesday's edition.
Schedule
Softball
Today
Poteau at Spiro, canceled.

Wister girls beat Quinton, lose to Wilburton in Hartshorne Festival

August 18, 2015

HARTSHORNE — The Wister Lady Wildcats split their games in Friday’s Hartshorne Festival, blanking Quinton 4-0 but losing 3-2 to Wilburton.

Poteau cross country teams, including coach, run in Riverside 5,000 race

August 18, 2015

TULSA — The 2015 high school cross country season got underway Saturday for the Poteau High School cross country runners, and even their coach, as they ran in the Riverside 5,000.

August 17th

Pirates have interteam scrimmage on Saturday

August 17, 2015

Even though the playing field of Costner Stadium is in the latter stages of installation of artificial turf, the Poteau Pirates still had their preseason Red-White Scrimmage on Saturday morning on the practice field located on the back 40 acres. The scrimmage was attended by an estimated 200 fans and parents.

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