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August 19th, 2014

Red Oak boys too much for Whitesboro

August 19, 2014

RED OAK — Fresh off winning its own Red Oak Eagle Classic, the Red Oak Eagles picked up right where they left off this past weekend as they took care of the Whitesboro Bulldogs 15-0 in four innings on Monday.
The Bulldogs had only a hit by Austin Stepp to show for their offensive efforts.
Editor’s note: Nothing was reported on Cameron’s doubleheader at McCurtain by press time. Look for the details in Thursday’s edition. Monday afternoon’s Howe-Wister doubleheader was rained out and has not been rescheduled.

Tri-State Speedway Results, Updated Point Standings

August 19, 2014

Saturday at Pocola

Editor’s note: All race results and point standings will have the top three plus any other local racer.
Pure Stock Race
1. Marshall Penson, Van Buren, Ark.; 2. Tyler Chambers, Welling; 3. Zane Hunter, Alma; 8. Junior Thornburg, Spiro.
Factory Stock Race
1. Michael Brasch, Pocola; 2. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.; 3. Devon Johnson, N/A.
Super Stock Race
1. Kyle Slader, Muskogee; 2. Gean Davlin, Shady Point; 3. Freddie Hogrefe, N/A; 4. Dylan Davlin, Shady Point; 8. Ron Grover, Pocola; 9. Chris Nicholson, Pocola; 14. Dakota Essman, Spiro.
USRA A Modified Race

Wister boys fall in title game

August 19, 2014

RED OAK — The Wister Wildcats baseball team suffered an 8-0 loss to the host Eagles in the title game of the Red Oak Eagle Classic on Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats outlasted the Crowder Demons 14-11 in Friday’s championship semifinals to reach the title game.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday High School Softball Roundup

August 19, 2014

BEGGS — The Panama Lady Razorbacks went 2-2 over the weekend at the Beggs Festival. Panama defeated Davenport 8-4 and Kellyville 8-2 but lost to the host Lady Golden Demons 5-0 and to Eufaula 4-2.
Panama 5, Quinton 4: Thursday in Panama, the Lady Razorbacks scored once in the first and third innings, then scored three runs in the fourth inning.
Howe 8, Hartshorne 4; Wilburton 7, Howe 0; Quinton 9, Howe 0: Friday at Hartshorne Festival, the Lady Lions went 1-2 on the day.

Leflore baseball team beats Smithville, but loses to Bosworth, Haworth

August 19, 2014

It was a rough weekend of baseball for the Leflore Savages baseball team. The weekend started good as the Savages edged the Smithville Braves 6-5 Friday at home as they dedicated their baseball field to John Ward.
However, Saturday was a rough day for the Savages, losing both games of a road three-way in Boswell. The Scorpions beat the Savages 11-3 in five innings, then the Haworth Lions run ruled the Savages 9-1.

What an opening week it was

August 19, 2014

The 2014 high school fast-pitch softball and fall baseball seasons got under way last week, with some teams taking home some hardware.
The undefeated Wister Lady Wildcats started the season 5-0, including knocking off the last two county champions — last fall's champions, Poteau, in their season opener and last spring's champions, Heavener. The Lady ’Cats beat the Lady Wolves twice in the Pocola Tournament to win the title. Both Wister and Heavener took home plaques from the second annual Pocola Tournament.
In baseball, the Wister Wildcats came in runners-up at the Red Oak Eagle Classic.

August 18th

Poteau Pirates get first taste of football for 2014 season

August 18, 2014

Before the Poteau Pirates took the field for their preseason Red White Scrimmage on Saturday night at Costner Stadium, Coach Greg Werner told the Pirates, “We have had a good off-season preparation in the weight room, and now it is time to earn a position.”
The scrimmage was broken down into 12-play series which featured the first line defense against the first offense and the second units facing off.

Poteau ends Broken Arrow Tournament on high note with win over Sapulpa

August 18, 2014

The Poteau Lady Pirates struggled though most of the Broken Arrow Tournament, but finished on a happy note as it beat Sapulpa 5-3 Saturday in its last game of the event.
The Lady Pirates (2-6), who lost their previous five games earlier in the day and Friday, scored two runs to break a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning. The game ended after 5½ due to the time limit.
Poteau lost 6-4 to Bixby and 13-3 to Chickasha on Saturday after losing to Westmoore 13-6, Inola 5-0 and Mustang 7-0 on Friday.

Wister girls beat Heavener to win Pocola Tournament

August 18, 2014

The Wister Lady Wildcats went through undefeated to win the 2014 Pocola Tournament on Friday night, beating the Heavener Lady Wolves for the second time in the weeklong event 4-2 in the title game.
The Lady Wolves, who were dropped into the loser’s bracket after Tuesday’s 7-2 loss to Wister, beat the Spiro Lady Bulldogs 11-3 in Friday afternoon’s loser’s-bracket final to get to the title game.

August 16th

Poteau Red-White Scrimmage tonight at Costner Stadium; admission is bottles of Gatorade, Powerade

August 16, 2014

Football is back in Poteau, at least the preseason that is.
The 2014 Red-White Interteam Scrimmage will be at 6:30 tonight at Costner Stadium. Admission is bottles of Gatorade and/or Powerade.
Tonight will be the first game-like situation since the 2013 Class 4A state title game last December and the spring game in May.
“Anytime you turn the lights on and have a chance to get out there, it’s always a kind of a neat feeling,” Poteau coach Greg Werner said. “Hopefully, the folks will come out and watch, see what’s going on and get their first taste of football.”

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