Archive - Apr 2014 - Sports Article
FORT GIBSON â€” The Poteau baseball team lost 5-3 to Sperry in a battle of Pirates on the final day of the Fort Gibson Tournament on Saturday.
With the game tied at 3 in the sixth inning, Sperry scored twice to get the win.
Spiro 7, Jay 3: Saturday at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, Ark., the Bulldogs used a four-run fifth inning to break a 3-all tie.
Roland 3, Pocola 1: Friday in Roland, the Rangers scored once in the second inning to tie the game at 1, then scored twice in the fifth to get the win.
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings ended their regular season with a home softball split with Rose State College on Friday afternoon.
The Lady Vikings won the nightcap 3-0 after losing the opener 9-5.
The postseason will begin this afternoon for the Lady Vikings as they will be a part of the first-ever Region II Tournament play-in series, facing Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday. If both teams split today's twinbill, a rubber game will take place on Wednesday at a time to be determined at the end of Tuesday's action.
The Carl Albert State College Vikings split their home baseball games with Redlands Community College at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings took the opener 5-0, but lost the nightcap 6-2 in nine innings.
The Vikings, who played Monday night against Connors State in Warner, will make up its road doubleheader against the University of the Ozarks junior varsity at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Clarksville, Ark.
WARNER â€” Several Talihina and Howe track athletes did well at last week's Warner Invitational, which took place April 15.
On the boys' side, the Golden Tigers tied Westville for sixth place with 40 points.
On the girls' side, Talihina was seventh (26 points) with the Howe Lady Lions ninth (22).
The postseason awaits the small school track teams next Saturday. Howe's athletes will be at the Class 2A Regional Meet at Oologah, while Talihina's 2A Regional Meet will take place at Luther.
The Arkoma High School track teams will be at the Class A Regional Meet in Prague.
EL RENO â€” The Carl Albert State College baseball team split its road games in Thursday afternoon's doubleheader against Redlands Community College.
The Vikings took the nightcap 3-1 after losing 7-4 in the opener.
The same two teams will go at it at 1 this afternoon in a doubleheader at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings will then travel to meet the Connors State College Cowboys for a single, nine-inning game at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Warner. The game was originally slated for Tuesday night.
BROKEN BOW â€” Several Hodgen and Shady Point track athletes qualified for today's Organization of Rural Elementary Schools (ORES) State Meet, which will be at Hook-Eales Stadium in McAlester.
At last weekend's ORES Regional Meet at Memorial Stadium, which was hosted by Holly Creek School, each school had some regional champions besides those qualifying for state.
BROKEN BOW â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates track team won their sixth of eight meets this season to end the regular season as they won the Broken Bow Invitational, which took place Monday at Memorial Stadium.
The Lady Pirates had 158 points. Heavener had 84 points, while Spiro had 41.
The Lady Pirates won two of the four relays for 40 of their points.
On the boys' side, Spiro had 97 points, with Poteau 82 points and Heavener 51.
FORT GIBSON â€” The Poteau Pirates baseball team split its first two games of the 2014 Fort Gibson Invitational, beating the Hilldale Hornets 4-3 but losing to the host Tigers 3-2.
In the win over the Hornets, the Pirates broke a 1-all tie with a two-run third inning for a 3-1 lead.
After Hilldale cut the deficit to 3-2 in the fourth inning, Poteau got that run back in the fifth for a 4-2 lead.
The Hornets got a run in the seventh inning, but their rally fell short.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves softball team won the first game of the Class 5A District Tournament, beating the Spiro Lady Bulldogs 24-0 Thursday afternoon.
However, hail canceled the rest of the games, which were made up Friday afternoon.
The Lady Wolves jumped out to a 14-0 lead after an inning and never looked back.
Cranfield got the win as she tossed a no-hitter, facing one batter over the minimum.