Archive - Dec 18, 2012 - Sports Article
TALIHINA â€” Nothing like celebrating homecoming with a thrilling victory, and thatâ€™s just what the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers did Friday night on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
Down 18-7 after one period, the Lady Golden Tigers tied the game with a buzzer-beater to send the game into overtime. Then, the locals used a strong OT period to win, 51-43.
With seven seconds left, the Lady Savages led 39-36 and were getting ready to shoot the one-and-one. Jeff Oliver, Talihinaâ€™s coach, called timeout to ice the shooter â€” and it worked.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers basketball team made it a happy homecoming Friday night on Chris Gillispie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium. The Golden Tigers celebrated their big night with a 44-32 win over the Broken Bow Savages.
The Golden Tigers led from opening tip to final buzzer. Talihina led 14-12 after one period, 23-22 at halftime and 32-28 going into the fourth quarter.
For the second straight week, let me apologize for the space constraints in a Tuesday edition. I only was able to get two pages, thus I will have to hold the story on the Green Valley Conference Tournament until Wednesday's paper â€” since I do want to do it right because it is the inaugural one â€” and six LeFlore County teams left the Arkoma Gym with trophies.
Again, folks, I do apologize for you GVC fans having to wait one more day.
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