Archive - Nov 7, 2013 - Sports Article
Poteau 44, Tulsa Rogers 14
Vian 33, Panama 0
Baylor 41, OU 12
Look for stories on these games in Saturday's edition.
The adage, â€śThe shortest distance between two points is a straight line,â€ť somewhat holds true Friday night for the Arkoma Mustangs football team.
The Mustangs (5-3 overall, 4-2 in District C-4) can have a home playoff game with a win Friday night against the Webbers Falls Warriors (4-4, 3-3) when they meet for Senior Night at 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Field. However, if a loss occurs, then Arkoma's playoff scenario becomes much more complicated.
The only blemish on the Spiro Bulldogs' football season this year was a 32-14 season-opening loss to the Vian Wolverines. The â€™Dogs hope it stays that way tonight.
The Bulldogs (8-1, 6-0 in District 3A-8) will travel to meet the Checotah Wildcats (8-1, 5-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Ogle Field. If Spiro wins, the â€™Dogs will be the district champion outright and get two home playoff games. A loss may deny them a home playoff game altogether.
The Poteau Pirates football team can taste a share of a District 4A-4 crown, and a home playoff game. Both will be achieved tonight if the Pirates (8-1 overall, 5-1 in district play) can knock off the Tulsa Rogers Ropers (3-6, 1-5) when they meet at 7 tonight at Tulsa's S.E. Williams Stadium in the regular-season finale.
The Panama Razorbacks football team went 0-17 from the start of the 2010 season to its Week 8 victory over archrival Pocola in 2011. Now, the Hogs have a shot a piece of the District 2A-6 crown.
The Razorbacks (7-2 overall, 4-1 in district play) will travel to meet Class 2A's third-ranked Vian Wolverines (9-0, 5-0) at 7:30 tonight.
â€śThe kids are excited,â€ť Panama coach Brandon Ellis said. â€śThey're on a four-game winning streak. They've got a lot of confidence. They're playing better ball right now. We're completely healthy. They're excited about this week.â€ť
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Primitive arms (muzzle loader) season has come and gone, and I did not get to fire a shot from my smoke pole. I did find some good buck signs, so I plan to take my bow out to those areas and try to stick one.
I have to admit that archery is my favorite kind of hunting, and I am excited to get back in the stand with my Mathews. This coming weekend is usually one of the best times to encounter a buck chasing does. If you have the patience to sit all dayâ€¦ these next two weeks will be the time to do it.