Archive - Mar 2014 - Sports Article
Carl Albert State College Lady Viking, and former Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Lady Bear,Â Kilah Cummings, a 5-9 freshmanÂ power forwardÂ has been named to the Region II All-Tournament Team.
â€śKilah is really well deserving of this honor,â€ť CASC women's coach Jeff Tadtman said. â€śShe had a really great year for us. Kilah was really one of the dominant players in the tournament.â€ť
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” Several local high school basketball players and a local coach were named to the All-Arklahoma Basketball Dream Team, which was announced at a banquet Monday night.
Three players and a coach got special honors. Arkoma girls coach Connie Ray was named the Girls Coach of the Year after guiding the Lady Mustangs to the Class A State Tournament earlier this month for the first time in 22 years.
Ray's player, junior guard Abby Gragg, was given the Sportsmanship Award.
Although each of the four LeFlore County High School basketball teams that made state lost in the quarterfinals, that doesn't dampen the success there was on the hardwood this past season.
Arkoma's girls, Howe's boys and the Spiro teams made state to cap what was a very good season of county hoops.
Former Carl Albert State College Lady Viking Ashala â€śAceâ€ť Watson, a 5-3 junior point guard from Magnolia, Ark., and currently playing for the Lyon College Scots, which is a NAIA Division I school in Batesville, Ark., has been named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
â€śAceâ€ť is excited about going to the national tournament for the first time as her Lady Scots (24-8) and seeded fourth will play fifth-seeded John Brown University (25-7) at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Women's NAIA Division I National Tournament in Frankfort, Ky.
Carl Albert State College basketball player Mairega Clark, a 6-5 freshmanÂ wing playerÂ from Hollis, N.Y., has been named to the Third Team All-Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference.
GREENWOOD, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates soccer team came in runners-up at the Fort Smith Invitational last weekend.
After beating Mena, Ark., 7-0 and Van Buren, Ark., 3-0, the Pirates fell 1-0 in the title game to host Greenwood.
The Lady Pirates went 0-1-2 in their three games. After playing to scoreless ties against Mena and Van Buren, they lost 3-1 to Greenwood.
The Poteau teams will return to action next Tuesday afternoon at different venues as district play will begin. The Pirates will head to Hugo, while the Lady Pirates travel to Keys (Park Hill). Both contests will begin at 5 p.m.
SMITHVILLE â€” The Heavener Wolves beat the Leflore Savages 11-6 in Saturday morning's championship semifinals of the Smithville Tournament.
The Wolves still have to await their title game opponent as Wister was leading Rock Creek when rain suspended the game. No make-up date has been set to resume the tournament.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves won both games in their home three-way Friday, beating Sallisaw-Central 23-0 and Vian 12-2.
Muldrow 12, Pocola 3: In Pocola, the Lady Bulldogs hit six home runs in the game.
CARTHAGE, Mo. â€” The Carl Albert State College softball team went 1-2 on Saturday at the Carthage Bash, which had its Day 2 action rained out on Sunday.
The Lady Vikings beat East Central, Mo., 4-1 in the final of three games on Saturday after losing 14-6 to Jefferson County, Mo., and 18-2 to Southeastern Iowa.
The Lady Vikings will return to action next Tuesday afternoon in a road doubleheader against Seminole State College beginning at 2 p.m.
Editor's note: The three-day, six-game home baseball series with Southwestern, Iowa, was rained out. None of the games have been rescheduled yet.