Archive - Nov 13, 2011 - Sports Article
ARKOMA â€” Arkoma High School football made history in this 2011 season. The Mustangs won the most-ever games (nine) and had a home playoff game for the first time in school history Friday night at Mustang Field.
The bad news for the Mustangs, ranked eighth in Class C, was that their opponent Friday night was Class C's sixth-ranked Covington-Douglas Wildcats â€” who only lost to top-ranked Deer Creek-Lamont and third-ranked Timberlake this season, and handled District C-4 champion Webbers Falls by 26 points.
STROUD â€” The Class 2A playoff run was a short one for the Heavener Wolves.
The Wolves lost to Class 3A's third-ranked Stroud Tigers 47-7 Friday night in an opening-round playoff game.
The Wolves end the season a 5-6.
Although the Poteau Pirates did not make the playoffs and ended this season at 4-6, there were still some positive things which stood out for Poteau Coach Jeff Broyles â€” but also some weakpoints.
HOWE â€” It was a battle of LeFlore County felines Friday night at the Howe Gym as the visiting Wister Wildcats defeated the homestanding Howe Lions 53-43 in the boys' game. In the girls' game, the Lady Lions stayed purr-fect on the young season as they defeated the Lady â€™Cats 62-31.
CLAYTON â€” The Whitesboro High School basketball teams split their Friday night doubleheader with the Clayton squads in a battle of Bulldogs.
Whitesboro's girls rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat Clayton 44-39, but the Whitesboro boys could not pick up their first win for new coach Wayne Tucker as they lost to Clayton 72-60.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro High School basketball teams split their home games Thursday night with Kinta.
The Lady Bulldogs rebounded from Tuesday night's loss to Smithville by posting a 56-34 victory over the Lady Eagles. However, the Eagles got past the â€™Dogs 54-50.
BUFFALO VALLEY â€” The Leflore High School basketball teams hit the road for the first time Thursday night, going to Buffalo Valley. The locals split their games, with the Savages winning 52-40. The Lady Savages' rally fell short in a 47-45 defeat.
The Carl Albert State College basketball teams began their home seasons in fine fashion with a happy homecoming Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The Vikings rallied to down the Bacone College junoir varsity 67-45 for their first win of the season, which came in the heels of the Lady Vikings' 80-29 rout of the Bacone JV.
At halftime of the men's game, Kelly Taylor was crowned as CASC's homecoming queen.