Archive - Nov 2013 - Sports Article
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings rallied from a four-point halftime deficit and wonÂ theirÂ third game in three daysÂ to improve to 4-1 overallÂ in their 86-74 win over host North Arkansas in the second and final day of the North Arkansas Classic on Saturday afternoon in Harrison, Ark.
North Arkansas led 40-36 at halftime.
In the second half, the Lady Vikings' offense exploded to outscore the Lady Pioneers 50-34 to rally back and come away withÂ the win.
HOWE â€” The Howe Lady Lions handled the Wister Lady Wildcats 66-33 in Friday night's home opener at the Howe Gym.
The Lady Lions jumped out to a 23-4 lead after a period and never looked back.
Whitesboro 44, Kinta 31: In Whitesboro, the Lady Bulldogs got their first win of the season.
Trailing 7-4 after a quarter, Whitesboro outscored Kinta 17-8 to take a 21-15 halftime lead and never trailed again.
McCurtain 48, Cameron 45: In McCurtain, trailing 36-30 after a three periods, the Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Yellowjackets 18-9 in the fourth quarter to get the come-from-behind win.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs are off to a 2-0 start after they handled the Kinta Eagles 69-47 on Friday night.
The Bulldogs clawed their way to a 21-9 lead after a period and never looked back.
Cameron 78, McCurtain 50: In McCurtain, the Yellowjackets got their first win of the season.
The â€™Jackets jumped out to a 19-10 lead after a period en route to a 40-23 halftime advantage.
Editor's Note â€” Nothing was reported on the Howe-Wister game or the Clayton-Leflore game by press time.
For the second time this season, formerÂ Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Lady Bear Bria Caldwell came up big for the Lady Vikings. This time she calmly stepped to the free-throw line and knocked down two free throws as the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with the 54-53 win over Crowder College, Mo., in the first day of the North Arkansas Classic on Friday in Harrison, Ark.
HEAVENER â€” While the Heavener Wolves had no hope of making any hope of making the playoffs, the Eufaula Ironheads still had a shot. They needed a win and then they needed the stars to line up in the right sequence, but it didn't happen.
Roland routed Valliant 40-7 to keep the Ironheads from making the playoffs.
Heavener and Eufaula labored through three quarters and then scored three touchdowns in a row. The Ironheads struck for an 86-yard touchdown pass to seal the deal as the Ironheads won the game by the score of 15-7 Friday night at Harvey Stadium.
YUKON â€” The Bokoshe Tigers were hoping to get at least one District C-4 win before the season ended. It didn't happen.
The Southwest Covenant Patriots mercy ruled the Tigers 50-0 in a game called at halftime.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs clinched a home playoff date next week with a decisive 48-24 victory over the Webbers Falls Warriors in front of a capacity homecoming crowd Friday night at Mustang Field.
The Mustangs (6-3 overall, 5-2 in District C-4) will entertain the Timberlake Tigers at 7:30 p.m. next Friday to begin the Class C playoffs.
GORE â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers closed out a 10-0 season by beating the Gore Pirates 48-8 Friday night to also run the table in District A-6 at 6-0.
The Golden Tigers will entertain the Stratford Bulldogs at 7:30 p.m. next Friday at Doc Robinson Stadium to begin the Class A playoffs.
CHECOTAH â€” The Spiro Bulldogs just had to win, and they were going to be District 3A-8 champions and have two home playoff games.
None of that is going to happen now as they suffered a 43-28 loss to the Checotah Wildcats on Friday night at Ogle Field to see their eight-game winning streak snapped.
The loss ended up putting the â€™Dogs (8-2, 6-1) as the third-seeded team from the district, meaning a road game against the Hilldale Hornets at 7:30 p.m. next Friday to begin the Class 3A playoffs.
Arkoma 48, Webbers Falls 24
Pocola 28, Mountainburg, Ark., 18
Talihina 48, Gore 8
Eufaula 15, Heavener 7
SW Covenant 50, Bokoshe 0
Checotah 43, Spiro 28