Archive - Apr 2014 - Sports Article
It was a rough end to the month of March for the Carl Albert State College baseball team. The Vikings saw their losing streak reach eight games as they lost 11-1 to archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College on Sunday at Ival Goodman Field after being swept at home Saturday by Rose State College by scores of 6-1 and 10-1.
The Vikings will welcome defending national champion Murray State College to town for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ival Goodman Field.
CROWDER â€” Their stay at the Crowder Tournament started rough, but things ended on a bright note for the Cameron Yellowjackets baseball team.
The Yellowjackets edged the McAlester junior varsity 7-6 on Saturday to win the consolation title. The â€™Jackets stayed alive with Friday victories over Muldrow 1-0 and Kiowa 3-2.
The Panama Razorbacks, the other local team in the field, lost its second game of the tournament and of their season Friday as they fell 10-1 to the McAlester JV to be eliminated from the tournament.
OKTAHA â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves remained undefeated on the season with three wins Friday in the Oktaha Tournament. The Lady Wolves downed Sallisaw 9-1, beat the host Lady Tigers 15-6 and routed Hulbert 12-0.
The Pocola Lady Indians only got to play two games on Friday due to rain, outlasting Warner 16-10 but losing 11-3 to Muldrow. Their game with the Tulsa Union junior varsity and all of the tournament games on Saturday were rained out.
LEFLORE â€” Garrett Singleterry's grand-slam home run in the fifth inning propelled the Leflore Savages to a 4-1 win over the Pocola Indians on Friday afternoon.
Down 1-0 in the fourth inning, Singleterry's grand-slam homer put the Savages ahead 4-1 after five innings.
Pocola's Tanner Francis put the Indians, losers of two straight, ahead 1-0 in the top of the inning.
Heavener 10, Turpin 2: Saturday at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, the win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Wolves. No more information on the game was reported by press time.
Despite it being April Fool's Day today, I'm not foolin' around when I say that it's LeFlore County Baseball Tournament Week as action got underway at four sites on Monday.
If that's not enough for you, next week will be the 2014 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament, which will begin Monday at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex. The bracket for next week's tournament will be in Saturday's paper.
The 2014 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament isn't the only tournament going on this week.
The Carl Albert State College softball team celebrated the last weekend of March by getting a home doubleheader sweep of the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks on Saturday.
The Lady Vikings outlasted the Lady Mavericks 13-12 in the opener, then run ruled the visitors 12-4 in six innings in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings will return to action at 2 this afternoon in a road doubleheader against Rose State College in Midwest City.
Day 1 Scores
Heavener 16, Bokoshe 0
Panama 14, Arkoma 0
Heavener 5, Panama 4
Bokoshe 6, Arkoma 3, Arkoma eliminated
Cameron def. Whitesboro
Poteau 14, Cameron 0
Leflore 12, Talihina 11, 9 inn.
Spiro 18, Leflore 6
Wister 2, Howe 0
Pocola 9, Wister 3
Day 2 Schedule
Poteau vs. Pocola, 5 p.m.
Spiro vs. Heavener, 7 p.m.
Wister vs. Bokoshe, 4 p.m.
Talihina vs. Cameron, 6 p.m.
Wister-Bokoshe winner vs. Talihina-Cameron winner, 8 p.m.
Things didn't look good early on for the Poteau Pirates baseball team in Friday's home game at Town Creek Park. The good news was that things ended very well for the Pirates.
A two-run seventh inning rallied the Pirates to down the Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Grizzlies 11-10.
RED OAK â€” The good news for the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team was playing for the title of the Red Oak Tournament on Friday night. The not-so-good news was the Lady Pirates had to get past the tournament-host Lady Eagles, which they couldn't do.
The Lady Eagles flew past the Lady Pirates 21-2 in the title game after beating them 10-3 in the winner's-bracket final.
The Lady Pirates reached the title game with a 12-4 win over Quinton in the loser's-bracket final.
The Wister Lady Wildcats went 2-1 on the final day, beating Cameron 12-2 and McCurtain 9-5, but losing to Quinton 12-8.