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September 3rd, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Police respond to rollover accident

September 3, 2015

Police are responding [Sept. 3 12:11 p.m.] to a rollover accident west of Sunset Corner at the U.S. Highway 59 and Oklahoma Highway 9 intersection.
Spiro Fire and Rescue, LeFlore County EMS also are responding.

Jodie Hill steals place in record books

September 3, 2015

Monday night, Heavener senior shortstop Jodie Hill tied the Oklahoma high school stolen base record at 235. Tuesday night she broke it as she stole a base in the first inning of Tuesday night’s LeFlore County Tournament winner’s-bracket semifinal against Panama to give her sole possession of the state stolen base record at 236. She later stole base No. 237 as Heavener defeated Panama 6-2.

Poteau senior duo looking forward to Friday’s season opener at Durant

September 3, 2015

There’s nothing like opening night for any athlete, and Poteau senior offensive lineman D.J. Hart and senior wide receiver/defensive back Mason Grimm are no different.

Tuesday's High School Baseball Scores

September 3, 2015

Wister 12, Leflore 0
Wister 10, Smithville 2
Whitesboro 5, Buffalo Valley 2
Kinta 5, Howe 4, 8 inn.

September 2nd

Sports Photo of the Week

September 2, 2015

September 1st

2015 LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament Day 2 Scores

September 1, 2015

Winner's Bracket
Heavener 6, Panama 2
Wister 6, Pocola 2
Loser's Bracket
Opening Round
Arkoma 12, Bokoshe 0
Second Round
Howe 2, Whitesboro 0
Leflore 6, Arkoma 4
Spiro 17, Talihina 0
Poteau 2, Cameron 1
Third Round
Howe 6, Leflore 5
Spiro 9, Poteau 2

Monday's High School Baseball Scores

September 1, 2015

WIster 8, Cameron 0
Wister 13, Cameron 0
Whitesboro 5, Haworth 4
Smithville, Leflore 8
Red Oak 17, Oktaha 10

2015 Preseason High School Football Polls

September 1, 2015

Here is The Associated Press’ Oklahoma high school football poll with first place votes in parentheses, records, points and ranking in last week’s poll, records through August 31. Points for classes A through 5A based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring. Points for 6A (Division I & II), classes B and C based on 5-4-3-2-1 scoring.
Class 6A Division I
School Record Total Points Prev
1. Jenks (8) (0-0) 44 --
2. Tulsa Union (1) (0-0) 36 --
3. Broken Arrow (0-0) 24 --
4. Owasso (0-0) 17 --
5. Mustang (0-0) 10 --
Others receiving votes: 11. Norman North 2, 12. (tie) Westmoore and Southmoore 1.

35.5 million Americans to travel Labor Day weekend – the most since 2008

September 1, 2015

About 3,000 more Oklahomans will travel over the upcoming Labor day holiday weekend this year, AAA predicts, a 0.7 percent jump over last year. The number of Oklahomans expected to travel by motor vehicle, 348,000, and those predicted to fly to holiday destinations, 32,600, are both 0.9 percent increases over Labor Day, 2014. 

County tournament a historic one for Heavener senior shortstop

September 1, 2015

It's LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament Week, and it will be one for the record books for Heavener senior shortstop Jodie Hill.
Hill tied the Oklahoma state record of 235 with a steal of second base in the fifth inning of Monday night's winner's-bracket quarterfinal game against Poteau. The national record is 246.
[Editor's note: Since the bracket of the LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Tournament was in Saturday's edition, the schedule won't appear.]
Whitesboro at Arkoma, TBA.
Panama and Wister at Tushka Tournament, TBA.


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