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September 9th, 2014

Spiro football team outlasts Stilwell for season-opening win Friday night

September 9, 2014

STILWELL — Spiro’s Marvin McFerren scored four touchdowns and McKinley Whitfield scored three more to enable the Bulldogs to down the homestanding Stilwell Indians 47-40 Friday night.
Trailing 33-27 at halftime, the Indians took as 34-33 lead with 6:02 left in the third quarter on Colby Huval’s 63-yard touchdown pass from Jaron Vaughn.
The ’Dogs regained the lead on McFerren’s third TD on the night, this one a 10-yard run. After D.T. Neal caught quarterback Whitfield’s pass for the two-point conversion, Spiro had a 41-34 lead.

Stallings scores four TDs as Heavener Wolves down Atoka

September 9, 2014

Heavener Wolves football coach used a stall tactic — or Stallings, as in Dillan Stallings, tactic — in getting his team a season-opening win over the homestanding Atoka Wampus Cats on Friday night at Phillips Field.
Stallings scored four touchdowns and a two-point conversion to help the Wolves down the Wampus Cats 32-14.

September 8th

Wister pitcher no-hits Cameron in Howe Wood Bat Tournament to lead Wildcats to championship; Smithville holds off Leflore for third place; Whitesboro beats Howe in consolation finals

September 8, 2014

HOWE — Wister pitcher Scotty Gibson no-hit the Cameron Yellowjackets to lead the Wildcats to a 2-1 victory to win the 2014 Howe Wood Bat Tournament on Saturday night at Lions Field.
The ’Cats reached the finals with a 7-1 victory over the Leflore Savages in Saturday afternoon’s championship semifinals.
The ’Jackets made the title game with a 4-2 win over the Smithville Braves, who beat the Savages 5-4 in the third-place game.

Wister girls beat host Tushka to win Tushka Tournament on Saturday

September 8, 2014

TUSHKA — Kati Patterson’s two-out, three-run double propelled the Wister Lady Wildcats to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over the Tushka Lady Tigers to win the Tushka Tournament on Saturday.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Pocola Lady Indians 4-2 in the winner’s-bracket finals and the Rock Creek Lady Mustangs 1-0 in the winner’s-bracket semifinals.
The host Lady Tigers blanked the Lady Indians 3-0 in the loser’s-bracket final after Pocola lost to Wister.

Friday’s High School Softball Roundup

September 8, 2014

TALIHINA — The Poteau Lady Pirates ended last week on a high note with a 9-3 road win over the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers on Friday afternoon.
The Lady Pirates broke a 3-all tie with a pair of three-run innings in the fifth and sixth innings for a 9-3 lead.
Poteau took a 3-0 lead after two innings with a single run in the opening frame and two runs in the third inning, only to see Talihina score three in the fourth inning to knot the game at 3.
Leflore 5, Cameron 4: In Leflore, Kaylee Roath got the win for the Lady Savages. Camri Duncan was 2-for-2 with two runs batted in.

Linda Diane Dudley

September 8, 2014

Linda Diane Dudley, 65, of Heavener died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
No services are planned. Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Betty Jean Claunts

September 8, 2014

Betty Jean Claunts, 81, of Cameron died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Cameron.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

Maureen May

September 8, 2014

Maureen May, 91, of the Haw Creek community died Sept. 7, 2014, in Poteau.
Maureen was born April 20, 1923, in Page to James and Mary (Jackson) Brown. 
Maureen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Junior May; two sisters, Mozelle Johnson and Bonnie Gillham; and one brother, J.T. Brown; and a, granddaughter, Stephanie May. She was raised and lived in the Haw Creek Community all of her life and was a member of the Big Creek Baptist Church. Maureen’s life was dedicated to her family and church. She loved spending time with her children, gardening and quilting.

Florence Mozelle Plummer

September 8, 2014

Florence Mozelle Plummer, 89, of Poteau died Monday, Sept. 08, 2014 in Poteau. Mozelle was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Memphis, Texas, to O.W. “Boots” and Lois (White) Wise. She was owner-operator of Buster’s Buffet. 

VIDEO: Highlights: Oklahoma State gets past Missouri State

September 8, 2014

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