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January 14th, 2015

Tulsa airport adding nonstop flights to Tampa, L.A., Vegas

January 14, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa International Airport officials say nonstop flights to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Tampa Bay, Florida, are being added through Allegiant Air.

Before airport officials made the announcement Tuesday, the airport had nonstop flights to 16 cities.

The airline said in a news release Tuesday that it decided to add the services because of strong performances in the Tulsa airline market.

Local wrestlers place in McAlester Tournament

January 14, 2015

McALESTER — Six local high school wrestlers placed in last weekend’s McAlester Tournament, which took place Friday and Saturday at Brumley Gym.
Four of the six were Pirates, with two of them winning titles — Sam Shore (152 pounds) and Jake Sheehan (160).
Poteau’s Roderick Hornbuckle was runner-up at 145 pounds, while Zach Baker was fourth at 170 pounds.
Two Talihina wrestlers placed as well. Domnick Shedd was third at 195 pounds, while Logan Hillebrand was fourth at heavyweight.

Cameron teams split home games with Cave Springs

January 14, 2015

CAMERON — The Cameron High School basketball teams split their Monday night home games with Cave Springs. The Lady Yellowjackets got a 53-28 victory over the Lady Hornets, but the Hornets stung the ’Jackets 48-46.
In the girls' game, the Lady Yellowjackets led 9-6 after a period and continually stretched their advantage from there. Cameron led 28-16 at halftime and doubled Cave Springs' output by the third quarter as the Lady ’Jackets led 42-21 going into the final period.

Quinton teams sweep Bokoshe

January 14, 2015

BOKOSHE — The Bokoshe High School basketball teams saw their week get off on a sour note Monday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse as they suffered losses from their Highway 31 rivals from Quinton.
The Lady Savages handled the Lady Tigers 67-30, then the Savages defeated the Tigers 83-55.
In the girls' contest, the Lady Savages jumped out to a 17-4 lead and never looked back.
In the boys' game, the Savages jumped out to a 25-11 lead after a period en route to a 47-22 halftime advantage and a 69-37 lead heading into the final period.

January 13th

CASC teams take two home games from Murray State on Monday night

January 13, 2015

Getting a season-high of 22 points from Talihina's Tara Hawkins proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 74-56 win over the Murray State College Lady Aggies on Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Behind 55.9-percent shooting from the field and Mairega Clark's 22 points and 10 rebounds, the Vikings won 92-84 over the Aggies.
The CASC teams will return to action Thursday night for road games against Northern Oklahoma College-Enid at the Mabee Center. The women's game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 8 p.m.

Arkoma teams sweep McCurtain

January 13, 2015

ARKOMA — The Arkoma High School basketball teams swept their home games Friday night from McCurtain, with the Mustangs winning 68-38 and the Lady Mustangs prevailing 77-52.
In the boys’ game, the Mustangs only led by a point at 17-16 after the opening period, but they doubled the Bulldogs 18-9 in the second quarter to take a 35-25 lead at halftime time and never looked back.
In the girls’ contest, the Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Bulldogs 22-10 in the first quarter to take control of the game.

Howe teams take two from Keota in battle of Lions on Friday night

January 13, 2015

KEOTA — The Howe High School basketball teams swept a pair of games from the homestanding Keota squads in a battle of Lions on Friday night.
The Howe girls remained undefeated with a 79-41 win over Keota, while Howe’s boys edged Keota 65-54.
In the girls’ contest, Howe’s Lady Lions, who led 14-8 after a period, outscored Keota 21-13 in the second quarter to take a 35-21 lead at halftime. Then, Howe outscored Keota 44-20 in the second half.
In the boys’ game, Howe led 16-12 after a period, but local Lions outscored Haskell County’s Lions 19-7 second quarter to take a 35-19 lead at halftime.

Cameron boys beat Oaks in finals to win Arkansas River Shootout; Leflore girls runners-up, while Savages fall in third-place game

January 13, 2015

WEBBERS FALLS — The Cameron Yellowjackets basketball team won the Arkansas River Shootout on Saturday night, beating the Oaks Warriors 65-47 after beating the Leflore Savages 47-40 in Friday's championship semifinals.
The Lady Savages also played in the finals Saturday night, but lost 40-39 to the Porum Lady Panthers. Leflore reached the finals with a 50-48 victory over Oaks on Friday.
The Savages lost their third-place game Saturday, falling 68-50 to the Okay Mustangs.
The Lady Yellowjackets fell 46-31 in the consolation semifinals on Friday to be eliminated from the tournament.

Spiro girls fall to Red Oak in Shrine Classic title game; Bulldogs beat Hulbert for third place after losing to Red Oak; Eagles defeat Haskell for title

January 13, 2015

MUSKOGEE — The Spiro Lady Bulldogs lost the Muskogee Bedouin Shrine Classic small school title game 45-26 to the Red Oak Lady Eagles on Saturday after beating Haskell 59-50 in the semifinals on Friday.
The Bulldogs claimed third place Saturday, beating Hulbert 66-60 after losing 65-48 to Red Oak in Friday’s championship semifinals.
The Eagles won the boys small school title, beating Haskell 58-46 in Saturday’s title game.

Talihina boys finish fourth at Kingston New Year's Classic 2015; Lady Golden Tigers fall in consolation finals to Silo

January 13, 2015

KINGSTON — The Talihina Golden Tigers basketball team went 1-2 in last weekend's Kingston New Year's Classic 2015. They opened with a 59-48 win over Silo in Thursday's opening-round game, but lost in the semifinals 60-52 to Atoka. In Saturday's third-place game, the Golden Tigers suffered a 48-44 lost to the host Kingston Redskins.
The Lady Golden Tigers were hoping for a two-game winning streak, but it wasn't meant to be as they lost 32-30 to the Silo Lady Rebels in the consolation finals on Saturday.

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