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May 6th, 2015

Whitesboro high jumper glad to make state meet

May 6, 2015

For each of the last two basketball seasons, Dakota Farris and his Whitesboro teammates have been within a win of making the Class B State Tournament, only to lose both the area finals and consolation finals in back-to-back nights to end their seasons.
Thus, making it to this weekend’s Class A State Track Meet, which will take place Friday and Saturday at Midwest City Carl Albert High School’s Titan Stadium, is a great feeling.
“I was excited because I finally had succeeded in my goal to make it to state,” Farris said.

May 5th

Pocola softball seniors glad to end career with trip to state

May 5, 2015

One thing Pocola softball seniors Madison Hudkins, Brooklyn Morton and Desi Carter had not experienced was a trip to state. That changed Thursday afternoon when the Lady Indians won the Class 4A Regional Tournanment in Oktaha.

2015 Class 4A Slow-Pitch State Softball Tournament Bracket

May 5, 2015

Wister, Pocola girls at state this week, while county baseball teams seek state berths in regional tournaments; Poteau's Class 4A Regional Tournament will begin today at Byng

May 5, 2015

For the second straight spring, two slow-pitch softball teams made state. This year, it's the Wister Lady Wildcats and the Pocola Lady Indians. Wister plays its Class 3A State Tournament today, while the Class 4A State Tournament for Pocola will be Wednesday — both at the Ballfield at Firelake in Shawnee. Today's edition will have the Class 3A State Tournament bracket, while the Class 4A State Tournament bracket will be in Wednesday's edition.

May 4th

Wister senior wants to end softball career on high note with state title

May 4, 2015

The Wister Lady Wildcats softball team will make its second straight slow-pitch state tournament appearance, and third straight state tournament counting last fall’s Class 2A State Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament.
“It’s an awesome feeling to be back in the state tournament for the third time in a row,” said first baseman Ciara Covey, Wister’s only senior. “We worked very hard all season. Getting that state ticket punched is the payoff.”

2015 Class 3A Slow-Pitch State Softball Tournament Bracket

May 4, 2015

DAILY FEATURE: Today in history

May 4, 2015

By The Associated Press: Today is Monday, May 4, the 124th day of 2015. There are 241 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On May 4, 1925, an international conference opened in Geneva to forge an agreement against the use of chemical and biological weapons in war; the Geneva Protocol was signed on June 17, 1925 and went into force in 1928.

On this date:

In 1776, Rhode Island declared its freedom from England, two months before the Declaration of Independence was adopted.

BREAKING NEWS: Poteau traffic blocked by 3-car wreck

May 4, 2015

Poteau Police, Fire and LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services are on scene [May 4 11:45 a.m.] at the intersection of Wilson and Smith in Poteau for a three-car accident.
Northbound traffic outside lane is blocked. Expect delays.

May 2nd

This Week's High School Baseball/Softball Playoff Scores

May 2, 2015

Baseball
Class 4A District Tournament
At Poteau
Muldrow 4, Poteau 3
Poteau 14, Muldrow 4
Poteau 13, Muldrow 5, Poteau advances to regional tournament.

Class 3A District Tournaments
At Carl Albert State College
Heavener 15, Idabel 3
Heavener 16, Idabel 3, Heavener advances to regional tournament.
At Spiro
Spiro 14, Wilburton 4
Spiro 16, Wilburton 1, Spiro advances to regional tournament.

Class 2A District Tournaments
At Wister
Wister 11, Pocola 0
Wister 13, Pocola 1, Wister advances to regional, Pocola eliminated.
At Howe
Howe 2, Haworth 0, 10 inn.

May 1st

VIDEO: 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2015

With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race.

 

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