Archive - Feb 9, 2014 - Sports Article
SPIRO â€” There will be a 3-on-3 basketball tournament inside the Spiro Civic Center Gym on Feb. 15.
There will be six different age divisions â€” first-second grade boys and girls, third-fourth boys and girls and fifth-sixth grade boys and girls.
Entry fee is $40 per team.
Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in each category.
For additional information, call (918) 316-2093.
The Class A and B high school basketball playoffs will begin at the end of this week.
The Class 4A, 3A and 2A district assignments were announced by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association on Thursday.
Poteau will travel to Broken Bow in two weeks for the Class 4A District Tournament.
Both Class 3A schools, Heavener and Spiro, were named district-tournament host sites. The Wolves will entertain Idabel in an Area IV district tournament, while the Bulldogs will welcome Westville in an Area II district tournament.
The Poteau Pirates and the Talihina Golden Tigers went farther than any of the LeFlore County teams.
The Pirates (12-2) made it to the Class 4A state title game and brought home a silver ball, while the Golden Tigers (13-1) made it to the Class A state semifinals.
Between the two teams, they have three All-Staters to the East team for the 2014 All-State Football Game, which will be Aug. 1.
Poteau quarterback Jace Pitchford and linebacker Carlos Aguilar made the East team.
For the second straight season, the Panama Razorbacks made the Class 2A state playoffs. This season, two players got top honors on the All-District 2A-6 Team.
Ryan Farrar was named the Offensive Lineman of the Year, while Gabe Harp was the Linebacker of the Year.
Eight other players made the All-District 2A-6 Team â€” Dakota Fout, Jarred Donaldson, Nikita Beshirs, Bobby Lotchleas, Trey Smith, Todd Cross, Ryan Shirey and Trey Byrd.
Editor's note: It was not known if any Pocola players made the All-District 2A-6 Team as no information was submitted to the Poteau Daily News as requested.
Carl Albert State College's season-opening baseball doubleheader that was scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Paris, Texas, will be played at 1:30 this afternoon to accommodate potential weather hazards.
The Vikings' home openers will be back-to-back twinbills at Ival Goodman Field against Highland Community College, Kan. Action will begin at noon both days.