Archive - Apr 12, 2013 - Sports Article
The Poteau Pirates had to wait a day to begin the Coal Miners Classic due to wet fields on Thursday, but did not let that bother them at all.
Poteau routed the McAlester junior varsity 10-1 in five innings in Hartshorne. The Pirates played co-host Hartshorne, which beat Eufaula 6-4, later Friday night for the right to get to todayâs championship game at 4 p.m. in Wilburton. The Poteau-Hartshorne loser will play for third place at 2 this afternoon in Wilburton.
The Heavener Wolves faced elimination from the tournament late Friday after losing 16-6 to the Stigler Panthers in Wilburton.
WISTER â Three LeFlore County baseball teams found themselves late Friday in the winnerâs bracket semifinals of the Wister Invitational Tournament, with one more win putting them into this afternoonâs title game.
Tournament host Wister had little problem with Hartford, Ark., winning 13-1 in three innings. That put the Wildcats into Friday nightâs semifinal against local rival Whitesboro.
The Bulldogs avenged last weekâs LeFlore County Tournament loss to Panama by downing the Razorbacks 9-5 â the same score the Hogs beat the âDogs by in their opening-round county tournament game.
The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team played Friday in the Muskogee Festival. Two weeks from now, the team will return there for the playoffs.
The Lady Pirates were sent to Muskogee along with Bixby and Broken Bow for the Class 6A Regional Tournament.
As for Class 4A, 3A and 2A baseball, four of LeFlore Countyâs teams were given the honor of being a district tournament host.
Poteau will entertain Roland for the Class 4A District Tournament.
Spiro will host Heavener in the Class 3A District Tournament.
âA Bike for Daylonâ will happen May 18. Daylon is a 13-year-old with cerebral palsy who wants a bike to ride with his family.
Funds are being raised to help his parents purchase an adaptive bike for him.
For more information, call Rachel Pickerel at (918) 649-4028.
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The second annual Brittney Cox Memorial Golf Tournament 2-Man Scramble will take place at 8 a.m. and approximately 1 p.m. April 27 at Choctaw Country Club.
The entry fee is $135 per team, but for teams that have golf carts their fee will be $120.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its fourth tournament of the 2013 circuit Saturday at Potato Hills South on Sardis Lake.
There were 31 boats with 56 anglers who caught 35 total fish that weighed 104 pounds. The average fish weighed 2.97 pounds, and three limits were caught.
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Have a great weekend.
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Any questions or pictures, make contact with Jody Ray Adams on Facebook, on the âJody Ray Fishing Hotlineâ at (918) 649-7387 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.