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August 22nd, 2014
HOWE â€” The Howe Lady Lions got a home win Thursday afternoon by defeating the Leflore Lady Savages 11-5.
The Lady Lions broke a 4-all tie with a two-run second inning for a 6-4 lead after two innings.
After the Lady Savages cut the deficit to 6-5 in the fourth inning, the Lady Lions responded with a five-run fourth inning for an 11-5 lead.
Spiro 5, Whitesboro 1; Spiro 6, Buffalo Valley 1; Whitesboro 14, Buffalo Valley 4: In Whitesboro, Spiro went undefeated in Thursday's three-way, while the host team went 1-1.
The Cameron Yellowjackets tried Friday night to get to the consolation finals of the 2014 Carl Albert State College Invitational at CASC's Ival Goodman Field.
The Yellowjackets and the Smithville Braves battled in Friday afternoon's consolation quarterfinal, with the game tied at 5 after seven innings. The winner played in the consolation semifinals later that night against McCurtain. That winner will play the Oktaha Tigers at 11 a.m. Saturday for the consolation title.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs baseball team got its first win of the 2014 fall season Thursday afternoon as they routed the Panola Bearcats 13-0 in the opening round of the Whitesboro Tournament.
However, the â€™Dogs lost in the championship quarterfinals 12-2 to the Boswell Scorpions.
The Bulldogs faced Braggs in Friday afternoon's consolation semifinals with the winner playing for the consolation championship at noon Saturday. The loser will be eliminated.
The 2014 cross country season will begin Saturday for the Poteau Lady Pirates and Pirates as they will run at the Lincoln Christian Invitational in Tulsa. The event begins at 8 a.m.
The Lady Pirates were seventh in last fall's Class 4A State Meet, and they return three runners from that squad. Sheridan Hoyer was 46th at state last fall, Kayle Dryer was 71st and Bailee Bates was 95th.
However, it's a different story for the Pirates. Graduation hit them hard, and they only return two runners from last fall â€” Isaac Stacy and Allen Daniels.
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2014 Poteau Cross Country Schedule
The Leflore Savages baseball team reached tonight's championship semifinals as they held off the Oktaha Tigers 3-2 Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Carl Albert State College Invitational Tournament at CASC's Ival Goodman Field.
The Savages will play the winner of the Red Oak game that took place Thursday night at Howe's Lions Field at 7:30 tonight at Lions Field in the championship semifinals, with the winner playing for the title at 3 p.m. Saturday at Ival Goodman Field. The loser will play for third place at 1 p.m. Saturday at CASC.
The latest series of motorcross races in the 2014 Summer Series took place last weekend at RaceDay Park Mx.
Railn Jordan won the 50cc beginners race, while placing third in the 50 cc open division behind champion Lucas Maloney and runner-up Fisher Moon.
Maloney also won the 50cc age 4-6 division title, while Moon did likewise in the 50cc ages 7-9 division.
Caleb Haynes was also a multiple winner, claiming the titles in the 65cc open and beginners divisions.
The Poteau Pirates and Heavener Wolves football team will finally get to see somebody new, each other. The two squads will scrimmage each other at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Heavenerâ€™s Harvey Stadium.
Both coaches have some things they are wanting to see out of their teams tonight.
The Pocola Indians will see what kinds of strides theyâ€™ve made in the early stages of football practice when they will be in their first scrimmage at 6:30 p.m. Friday on the road against the Gore Pirates.
â€śI want to see how the kids react to adversity,â€ť Pocola coach Rick Lang. â€śWeâ€™re looking to see of the kids can handle it. I want them to come out and get after it. I want them to compete for positions. I want them to compete like their job is on the line with every snap. I want to see some enthusiasm. Itâ€™s going to be a challenge for us since this is our first scrimmage.â€ť
HEAVENER â€” In a battle of the last two LeFlore County Tournament champions, the Heavener Lady Wolves [last springâ€™s champs] nipped the Poteau Lady Pirates [last fallâ€™s champs] by a score of 1-0 Tuesday afternoon. It was also a rematch of last fallâ€™s county title game.
The gameâ€™s only run scored on Sydney Craseâ€™s two-out, RBI single in the opening inning, scoring Jacee Manley.
Arkoma 10, Whitesboro 4; Keota 2, Arkoma 1; Keota 4, Whitesboro 0: In Arkoma, the Lady Lions beat both county opponents, while the Lady Mustangs split their games.