August 12th, 2015
The Mark Reichert era got underway at Pocola in fine fashion as his new team, the Pocola Lady Indians, opened their 2015 fast-pitch softball season with a 17-9 road win over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Monday afternoon.
With the game tied at 4 after six innings, the Lady Indians erupted with 13 runs in the seventh inning, aided by five Poteau errors, to take a 17-4 lead.
Cameron 10, Crowder 3: In Cameron, Cameron pitcher Dakotha Battice struck out seven batters and allowed only one earned run as the Lady Yellowjackets got their fall season off and flying.
WHITESBORO â€” A late rally propeled the Whitesboro Bulldogs to a 7-5 come-from-behind victory over the Smithville Braves for a season-opening win Monday afternoon.
The McClain Survey team of Jeff Rogers, Perry Reed, Josh Wiles and Justin Tucker won Fridayâ€™s 10th annual Historic Downtown Poteau Golf Tournament at Choctaw Country Club.
The Howe Lionsâ€™ fall baseball season opener Monday afternoon at McCurtain was canceled. It has not been rescheduled, but Howe coach Jon Sockey said if an open date can be found it will be.
The Lions will open the season at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Smithville.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Republican U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin says he plans to take part in a foreign policy trip to Israel.
Mullin announced in a news release Saturday that he will leave next week and spend seven days in Israel.
Mullin called Israel the strongest U.S. ally in the region and said he wants to learn about the relationship between the United States and Israel and about Israel's national security and the political and economic trends in the region and how they related to the proposed nuclear agreement with Iran.