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August 29th

Heavener cross country runners began season Thursday afternoon in Tahlequah

August 29, 2013

The Heavener High School cross country teams began their seasons Thursday at the Early Tiger Invitational in Tahlequah.
The Wolves return three members of last season's varsity team — Arturo Ortega, Octavio Sanchez and James Cinocca. Rounding out the roster are Jacob Robertson, Frank Cruz, Estaban Martinez, Miguel Alcantar, Daniel Hernandez, James Horner, Devon Mathews, Aaron Baker and Tony Antonio.

Local softball teams compete in last weekend's Robbers Cave Shootout

August 29, 2013

WILBURTON — Three local softball teams, Arkoma, Cameron and Howe, represented LeFlore County in the 2013 Robbers Cave Shootout Friday and Saturday.
Arkoma split its final two games, beating Hartshorne 5-0 but losing 2-1 to Holdenville.
Cameron defeated Howe 6-1 but losing 2-1 in eight innings to Porum and 6-1 to Hartshorne.
Howe, after losing to Cameron, beat Gore 6-4 but then lost 8-0 to Wetumka.

Hunting is now full steam ahead

August 29, 2013

Hunting season is finally upon us. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has published the dates for this year’s hunting seasons.
To see the complete list, get a copy of Thursday's edition, either the physical edition or the e-edition.
Have a great week!
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August 28th

Poteau girls blank Pocola; Lady Pirate ace misses out again on perfect game at home, but still gets win over the Lady Indians

August 28, 2013

For the second straight home game, Poteau senior softball pitcher RaeLynn Caldwell flirted with perfection inside her home circle. On Aug. 20, Caldwell was perfect for 6.1 innings against Class 5A's top-ranked Tahlequah Lady Tigers before not only the perfect game but a victory slipped away.
Tuesday afternoon, the Poteau senior ace was in the same situation as she had a perfect game against the Pocola Lady Indians through 6.1 innings.
The bad news was Pocola's Brooklyn Morton broke up the perfect game, but the good news was the Lady Pirates hung on to win 2-0.

Tuesday's High School Softball Roundup

August 28, 2013

WESTVILLE — The Heavener Lady Wolves came in second at the Westville Tournament on Tuesday.
Heavener ended up getting beat twice by the host Yellowjackets, 11-10 in the title game and 3-0 in the winner's-bracket final. Heavener routed Roland 13-0 in the loser's-bracket final.
Panama 2, Cameron 0: In Cameron, the Lady Razorbacks broke a scoreless tie with a two-run sixth inning.
Arkoma 2, McCurtain 1; Arkoma 10, McCurtain 1: In Arkoma, the Lady Mustangs swept a pair of games from the Lady Bulldogs.

Leflore boys get past Howe Lions for win

August 28, 2013

HOWE — A fast start was enough for the Leflore Savages to down the Howe Lions 9-6 Tuesday afternoon at Lions Field.
The Savages jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning and had a 6-0 lead in the third.
The Lions scored three runs in the third to cut the deficit in half at 6-3, but they got no closer.
Editor's note: Cameron's road three-way at Oktaha with Dale was canceled, and will likely not be rescheduled.

Did I stump you?

August 28, 2013

My questions I ask you in my last column were difficult.
Here are the answers — to most of them that is.
1. Troy Aikman was the only Big 8 quarterback to win a national championship and a Super Bowl championship.
2. Nate Hybl won a national championship in football at OU, but he also won a championship in golf at Georgia.
3. Jim Thorpe was the first player to score a touchdown and hit a home run in the same weekend.
4. Jim Brown, a Syracuse Orangeman, is considered one of the best running backs of all times, but he is also considered the best lacrosse player ever.

Did I stump you?

August 28, 2013

My questions I ask you in my last column were difficult.
Here are the answers — to most of them that is.
1. Troy Aikman was the only Big 8 quarterback to win a national championship and a Super Bowl championship.
2. Nate Hybl won a national championship in football at OU, but he also won a championship in golf at Georgia.
3. Jim Thorpe was the first player to score a touchdown and hit a home run in the same weekend.
4. Jim Brown, a Syracuse Orangeman, is considered one of the best running backs of all times, but he is also considered the best lacrosse player ever.

Monday's High School Softball Roundup

August 28, 2013

RED OAK — A big inning broke open a close game as the Poteau Lady Pirates defeated the Red Oak Lady Eagles 7-1 on Monday afternoon.
After the Lady Pirates (7-4) broke a 1-all tie with single runs in the fourth and sixth innings for a 3-1 lead, Poteau scored four runs in the seventh inning to win going away.
Wister 5, Whitesboro 4: In Wister, the Lady Wildcats rallied from a 4-0 deficit with a single run in the first inning and four runs in the sixth inning.
Cameron 3, Keota 1: In Cameron, a two-run fifth inning broke a 1-all tie for the Lady Yellowjackets.

Monday's High School Baseball Roundup

August 28, 2013

WISTER — The week of baseball got off on the right foot for the Wister Wildcats on Monday as they dominated the McCurtain Bulldogs twice, winning by scores of 12-0 and 15-0.
Scotty Gibson got the win as he threw a no-hitter and struck out 11 batters.
Seth Shelton got his first win of the season in the nightcap as he followed Gibson's no-hitter up with one of his own to go with four strikeouts.
Leflore 13, Battiest 1: In Battiest, the Savages jumped out to a 5-0 lead after an inning and never looked back.

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