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Howe teams sweep pair from Arkoma Friday night

January 31, 2012

ARKOMA — The Howe High School basketball teams got a sweep of the Arkoma squads Friday night at the Arkoma Gym.
The Lady Lions had a tussle for about 2.5 quarters before using their 14 3-point baskets to enable them to pull away for a 72-49 win over the Lady Mustangs.
In the boys' game, the Lions proved to be too much for the Mustangs as Howe beat Arkoma 57-34.

Friday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

January 31, 2012

CAMERON — The Cameron Yellowjackets earned a share of the 2011-12 Green Valley Conference championship with a 57-51 win over the McCurtain Bulldogs Friday night at the Cameron Gym.
The win for the Yellowjackets, coupled with Wister's loss to Keota Friday night, gave the ’Jackets a share of the Green Valley Conference title with the Wildcats.

Friday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

January 31, 2012

CAMERON — Lady Luck returned to the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets.
Tasha Janway's buzzer-beating 3-point basket lifted the Lady ’Jackets to a 43-41 come-from-behind win over the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs Friday night at the Cameron Gym.
The win gave the Cameron girls their second win of the season.
Heavener 54, Hartshorne 46: In Heavener, the Lady Wolves jumped out to a 10-6 lead after one period and never relinquished the advantage.

Class 2A, 3A, 4A district assignments coming out by Thursday afternoon

January 31, 2012

The Class 2A, 3A and 4A district playoff assignments will be announced, likely Thursday afternoon, by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association.
As is customary, there will be two teams in each district in Class 3A and 4A.


January 31, 2012

January 30th

Local girl becomes internet celebrity

January 30, 2012

Thanks to her unique talent, Poteau teen Alyssa Kramer has become an internet celebrity.
Alyssa can repeat any word spoken to her backwards in under three seconds.
A video of Alyssa demonstrating her talent was posted to YouTube this summer and has since received nearly 400,000 views.
Sources close to Alyssa and her family say that Alyssa will appear on NBC's Today Show on Wednesday morning.
Alyssa's original video and a host of responses can be found on YouTube.

January 28th

McAlester teams sweep Poteau hoopsters Thursday night

January 28, 2012

While the games were closer than in December when the Poteau High School basketball teams played McAlester at Brumley Gym, unfortunately for the Pirates and Lady Pirates the outcomes were the same Thursday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates suffered a 60-58 loss to the Buffaloes, while the night began with the Lady Buffaloes beating the Lady Pirates 56-49.

Thursday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

January 28, 2012

LEFLORE — The Leflore Savages gave their coach, Todd Hackler, a nice birthday present Thursday night with a 49-12 win over the Bokoshe Tigers at the Leflore Gym.
Cameron 57, Gans 45: In Gans, in a game rescheduled from Nov. 18, 2011, due to the Grizzlies being in the Class B football playoffs, the Yellowjackets rallied from a 15-14 first-quarter deficit to get the come-from-behind win. The ’Jackets outscored the Grizzlies 13-8 in the second quarter to take a 27-23 halftime lead. In the second half, Cameron outscored Gans 30-22 to preserve the road victory.

Thursday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

January 28, 2012

LEFLORE — Thanks to a strong third period, the Bokoshe Lady Tigers were able to keep the Leflore Lady Savages at bay to post a 40-30 win Thursday night at the Leflore Gym.
Arkoma 54, McCurtain 34: In McCurtain, the Lady Mustangs led pretty much from start to finish, jumping out to an 18-11 lead after one period.

NOC-Enid teams sweep Carl Albert Thursday night

January 28, 2012

Thanks to a four-point lead at halftime and clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch, the Northern Oklahoma College-Enid Jets pulled away from the Carl Albert State College Vikings for a 77-66 Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference win Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Behind 24 points each from Ashlyn Briegge and Marisha Wallace, the 10th-ranked NOC-Enid Lady Jets came away with the 72-54 OCAC win over the Carl Albert Lady Vikings in the first game of the night.

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