Archive - 2012 - Sports Article
Tuesday night, I headed out to the Kiamichi Technology Center for the public comment meeting concerning proposed changes in Wildlife Department regulations. The two main changes that I am interested in deal with baiting on wildlife management areas and the expanding of bear season.
WILBURTON â€” Behind aggressive guard play and forcing the Eastern Oklahoma State College Lady Mountaineers into 24 turnovers, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings won 62-59 on Monday night at Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
Despite having five double-figure scorers, the CASC Vikings lost 88-73 to the 14th-ranked EOSC Mountaineers in the second game on Monday night.
The CASC teams will return to action Thursday night in El Reno against Redlands Community College. The women's game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 8 p.m.
ARKOMA â€” A strong second half enabled the Cameron Yellowjackets to defeat the Arkoma Mustangs 65-48 Monday night at the Arkoma Gym.
Wister 53, Bokoshe 7: In Bokoshe, the Wildcats (9-5) jumped out to a 19-3 lead after one period to take control of the game.
BOKOSHE â€” Down by as much as seven points, the Bokoshe Lady Tigers used a strong second half, and a stronger fourth quarter in particular, to rally for a 45-40 come-from-behind victory over the Wister Lady Wildcats Monday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
Arkoma 49, Cameron 29: In Arkoma, the Lady Mustangs (10-2) jumped out to a 14-4 lead after one period and never looked back.
MUSKOGEE â€” The Spiro Bulldogs were dethroned as champions of the Muskogee Bedouin Shrine Classic Saturday night as they lost the title game of the small school division 64-48 to the Oktaha Tigers.
The â€™Dogs (7-3) made it to Saturday night's championship game with an 81-72 overtime win over the Haskell Haymakers in a rematch of last season's championship game which was won by Spiro.
The Lady Bulldogs took third place with a 48-40 win over the Hulbert Lady Riders Saturday morning. Spiro (6-4) lost in the championship semifinals 68-62 to the Oktaha Lady Tigers on Friday.
The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs and the Leflore Savages claimed third-place plaques Saturday afternoon at the Rock Island Conference Shootout at the new Wilburton Gym.
The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Leflore Lady Savages 50-24, while the Savages beat the Panola Bearcats 53-44.
The Lady Bulldogs, who got a bye in the opening round on Thursday, lost Friday night in the championship semifinals to the Clayton Lady Bulldogs at Red Oak High School's C.C. Gillespie Fieldhouse.
The Savages lost in the championship semifinals 32-26 to the Kinta Eagles Friday night at the Leflore Gym.
ARLINGTON, Texas â€” The Arkansas Razorback offense started slow in several games this season and Friday night's 76th annual Cotton Bowl Classic against the Kansas State Wildcats was no different. The Hogs fought through some early adversity and eventually came out on top winning the game handily 29-16.
CUSHING â€” Poteau Pirate wrestler Tyler Tustin placed third at 132 pounds at this past weekend's Cushing Tournament, in what second-year Poteau Coach Chris Barbee called â€śthe toughest tournament in the state.â€ť
â€śHere's how tough it was at this weight (132 pounds),â€ť Barbee said. â€śThere were three state champions, Tyler, one from Class 5A and one from Class 3A. There were nine state placers and four state qualifiers. He wrestled really well, but he had one bad match and lost in the semifinals to the kid from Comanche. As a whole, he wrestled pretty good.â€ť