Archive - 2011 - Sports Article
There's always some kind of heat issues high school football teams will deal with when practice begins every August. But this year, when practice begins Tuesday for the 2011 season, this summer's heatwave may be the worst ever. Thus, it's making the teams plan accordingly.
â€śI've never seen heat like this,â€ť Spiro Coach Chris Bunch said. â€śWe've got to be real careful because of it. We can't take a chance of the kids getting hurt. One thing, we're going to give them as much water as possible, and we probably won't go as long as we normally would.â€ť
While at Briggs Middle School in Tahlequah, Tyler Massey was only coaching football. When the chance presented itself to be able to coach even more, he took the opportunity by the horns.
Massey is the new Bokoshe football coach, and will also help out in basketball and baseball.
2011 Competitive Church League
As of July 26
Team W L
Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship 9 0
Thessalonian Baptist Church 8 1
Heart O' Hills Church 6 3
Sugarloaf Chr. Fellowship II 6 3
Double Branch Baptist Church 5 4
House of Hope Church 4 6
Immanuel Baptist Church 3 6
Poteau Church of Christ II 3 6
Bethel Baptist Church 2 7
Poteau First Assembly of God 2 7
Poteau Church of Christ 2 7
Field No. 1
Battiest vs. Vian, 8 a.m.; Vian vs. Wister, 9:20 a.m.; Panama vs. Glenpool, 10:40 a.m.; Catoosa vs. Hilldale, noon; Hilldale vs. Konawa, 1:20 p.m.; Panama vs. Konawa, 2:40 p.m.; Panama vs. Davenport, 4 p.m.; Checotah vs. Broken Bow, 5:20 p.m.; Hartshorne vs. Sallisaw, 6:40 p.m.; Broken Bow vs. Hartshorne, 8 p.m.
Field No. 2
The LeFlore County Bass Club will have an open bass tournament from safe light until 1 p.m. Sunday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake.
The entry fee is $40 per angler, with no dead fish.
The club's last open tournament of 2011 will be Aug. 27, also at Wister Lake.
We went to the Alma (Ark.) Waterpark Monday night for Immanuel Baptist Church's â€śBack-to-School Bash.â€ť It was fun, and I could hardly walk the next day from all those slides I went down. I was really impressed with 63-year-old Alanna Stinson. I think she rode every slide there â€” even â€śThe Toilet Bowl.â€ť She's great!
Field No. 1
Panama vs. Beggs, 9 a.m.; Panama vs. Glenpool, 10:20 a.m.; Poteau vs. McAlester, 11:40 a.m.; Catoosa vs. McAlester, 1 p.m.; Poteau vs. Catoosa, 2:20 p.m.; Panama vs. Battiest, 3:40 p.m.; Cameron vs. Claremore JV, 5 p.m.; Spiro vs. Sallisaw, 6:20 p.m.; Pocola vs. Sallisaw, 7:40 p.m.
Field No. 2