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August 28th, 2014
IDABEL â€” Several Heavener high school and junior high runners medaled in the season-opening meet, the Haworth Invitational, Monday afternoon at the Idabel Country Club.
Three Lady Wolves medaled in the high school girls division, whose runners ran a 1.3-mile course. Barbara Johnson was seventh (8:55), Iris Martinez was 17th (10:08) and Johna Enger was 19th (11:17). Brenda Macias ran an 11:56, while Ali Paxton had a 12:48, but their overall places were not available.
Tickets still remain for the Poteau Piratesâ€™ football season opener in the Hootenâ€™s Kickoff Classic against Alma, Ark., at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside High School at 7:45 p.m. next Thursday.
Tickets for adults and students cost $7 per person, while pre-schoolers will be admitted for free.
For those wishing to purchase tickets, call Poteau coach Greg Werner at (918) 839-4572 or come by the high school or football fieldhouse.
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The 2014 Poteau Fall Softball League and 2014 Poteau Fall Baseball League are ready to register teams for the upcoming season.
The Poteau Pirates football team will get one more shot at ironing out the kinks before playing Alma, Ark., at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 4 in the Hootenâ€™s Classic at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside.
The Pirates will be in a four-way scrimmage with host Tahlequah, Hilldale and Wagoner Thursday night at Northeastern State University.
A six-run sixth inning propeled the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs to a 10-6 come-from-behind win over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Tuesday afternoon.
After trailing 4-0 after two innings and 6-4 entering the fifth inning, the Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in the sixth inning, aided by three of Poteauâ€™s six errors in the frame, to take a 10-6 lead.
Howe 10, Whitesboro 7; Smithville 6, Whitesboro 2: In Whitesboro, the Lady Lions jumped out to a 2-0 in the first inning en route to a 5-1 lead in the third inning.
HOWE â€” Cameron pitcher Dillon Jackson struck out 12 batter and threw a one-hitter as the Yellowjackets defeated the Howe Lions 4-0 Tuesday afternoon at Lions Field.
Jackson allowed only a single to Howeâ€™s Chase Blake for his only blemish on the day.
The â€™Jackets scored once in the second inning, twice in the fourth inning and once in the fifth inning.
Wister 10, Buffalo Valley 2: Tuesday in Wister, Wister pitcher Scotty Gibson got his first win of the season as he threw a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
WILBURTON â€” The Howe Lady Lions softball team went 2-2 in its four games last weekend in the Robbers Cave Shootout. The Lady Lions beat Cameron 4-1 and Keota 7-6, but lost 12-2 to host Wilburton and 3-1 to Wetumka.
The Lady Yellowjackets went 1-2 in the event. After losing to Howe, the Lady â€™Jackets split two games with Wetumka, winning 6-4 but losing 5-1.
Editor's note: Arkoma was scheduled to be in the event, but no results from any of their games in the Shootout were reported by press time.
SHAWNEE â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves spent their off day Friday from the two-day Oktaha Tournament playing in the Hall of Fame Shootout, which took place at the Ballfields at Firelake, and won both their games. The Lady Wolves beat Anadarko 12-3 and Comanche 10-0.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs went 3-0 in the event, defeating Prague 3-0 on Friday, and Lexington 4-1 and Velma-Alma 4-3 on Saturday.
The Pocola Lady Indians went 1-2 in the event, beating Lexington 10-3 on Saturday, but losing to Okemah 4-1 on Friday and Wayne 6-0 on Saturday.
OKTAHA â€” Both the Heavener Lady Wolves and the Panama Lady Razorbacks split their final two games Saturday in the Oktaha Tournament, both beating and losing to the same teams.
Both locals teams beat Sallisaw-Central, Heavener shutting out the Lady Tigers 10-0 while Panama beating them 8-2.
However, both the Lady Wolves and the Lady â€™Backs fell to Vian. The Lady Wolverines beat Heavener 2-0 and Panama 8-3.
RED OAK â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates split their two games in Monday's road three-way, beating Savanna 3-0 but losing 4-0 to host Red Oak.
In Poteau's win over Savanna, the Lady Pirates broke a scoreless tie with a three-run fourth inning.
In the loss to Red Oak, the Lady Eagles scored once in the first inning, twice in the third and once in the fifth.
Howe 5, Cameron 2; Howe 7, Keota 2; Cameron 11, Keota 10: Monday in Howe, the local Lady Lions went undefeated in their own three-way, while the Lady Yellowjackets split their games.
WHITESBORO â€” Cameron pitcher Trey Sebo threw a three-hitter with six strikeouts as the Yellowjackets blanked the Whitesboro Bulldogs 12-0 Monday afternoon.
Nothing was reported on Whitesboro's game with Smithville by press time.
In Cameron's win, Sebo, getting his first win of the season, got all the run support he needed as his team got five runs in the first inning.
Howe 6, Leflore 5: In Howe, the Lions broke a 5-all tie with a run in the seventh inning. They tied the game at 5 in the sixth.
Wister 17, McCurtain 0; Wister 14, McCurtain 0: In McCurtain, the â€™Cats clawed the â€™Dogs twice.