May 22nd, 2012
SPIRO â€” One Spiro High School senior baseball player finally had his dream come true to make state. Now, Tyler Didway just had another one come true.
Didway signed with Carl Albert State College Monday morning inside Spiro High School Principal Kyle House's office.
â€śIt's taken a lot of weight off my shoulders,â€ť Didway said. â€śNow, that I'm going to get to play somewhere, I can now relax. I'm just ready to go.â€ť
Carl Albert was really the only place the Spiro graduate was looking to go.
The 2012 Poteau Cross Country Booster Club Running Camp will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at Costner Stadium. Entry fee is $40 per camper. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 5 through 12.
Registration will also take place from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
For additional information, call Tim Hall at (918) 839-3857 or Whitney Kirby at (918) 413-4200.
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The Wolf Ridge Women's Golf Association seventh annual 2-Lady Invitational Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. this morning at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Editor's Note â€” Due to a publishing error, this week's schedule failed to get published into Saturday's physical edition of The Poteau Daily News. The Poteau Daily News regrets any inconvenience this caused.
Coach Pitch League
Spiro Reds vs. Poteau Bombers, Pocola Mudcats vs. Spiro Dirtbags, Wister Wildcats vs. Heavener Hurricanes, Heavener Thunder vs. Heavener Titans, Poteau Drillers vs. Panama Sooners, Spiro L'il Giants vs. Spiro Diamondbacks.
Several Poteau High School soccer players were honored at the end-of-the-year celebration earlier this week.
For the Pirates, Zack Roebuck was named the Most Valuable Player for the season and the MVP Defensive Player.
Jesse Woodson,Blake Williams and Spencer Hall were named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association's East All-State Team.
Hall was also named the MVP Midfielder, while Roebuck, Kendrick Hardaway, Kyle Matos, Justin Barnes and Dylan Stone were named to the All-District 4A-6 Team.
Williams was named the MVP Offensive Player, while Ashby Clark was named the MVP Newcomer.
There are some â€śMud Ducksâ€ť on the horizon. The sixth annual Mark â€śMud Duckâ€ť Sullivan Junior Golf Camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday, while the final day of camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Choctaw Country Club. The camp is open to boys and girls of all ages. Entry fee is $20 per camper.
Instructors will be Poteau golf coaches Mike Thomas and Randall Wheat, along with Andy Perdue and the high school golf teams.
For Poteau Pirates Wrestling Coach Chris Barbee, it's not about awards, it's about the athletes. However, for one moment, it is about him.
Barbee, who completed his second season with the Pirates, was named the Region 6 Wrestling Coach of the Year.
â€śIt was very humbling,â€ť Barbee said. â€śIt was really kind of unexpected. Like I tell people, I didn't get into coaching to win awards. I got into coaching because I love the sport and I love to teach it to young kids. I was just fortunate enough to win the award, and I'm very humble.â€ť