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November 2nd, 2014
Panama had no problems with its offense as it rolled over Liberty in a 39-0 romp Friday night at Liberty High School, located east of Mounds.
WILBURTON â€” The Pocola Indians snapped their two-game losing streak with a 34-20 road win over the Wilburton Diggers.
HEAVENER â€” After one quarter, the Heavener Wolves were right with Class 3A's sixth-ranked Beggs Golden Demons. However, from there it was all Golden Demons as they downed the Wolves 44-6 Friday night at Harvey Stadium.
STIGLER â€” The Spiro Bulldogs needed a win Friday night to keep their playoff hopes alive, and they got it.
The â€™Dogs went west down Highway 9 and got a 34-32 District 3A-8 road win over the Stigler Panthers.
PORTER â€” Class A's second-ranked team, the Talihina Golden Tigers, can now look ahead to next week's showdown for the District A-6 title against Sallisaw-Central.
The Golden Tigers routed the Porter Consolidated Pirates 64-7 Friday night. The Golden Tigers (8-0 overall, 5-0 in district play) will entertain the Tigers next week, with the winner being the District A-6 champion and the loser the district runner-up. However, both teams will have home playoff games the following week when the Class A playoffs begin.
Despite making 5-of-8 from 3-point range in the first half and getting 15 points from freshman Derek Mack, it wasn't enough as the Carl Albert State College Vikings dropped their season opener 80-68 to Howard, Texas,Â in the opening day of the Midwest Scouting Service Challenge on Friday afternoon in Plano, Texas.
The Vikings have two more games in the Challenge this weekend. They met Midland, Texas, at noon today, then will face Ranger, Texas, at 2 p.m. Sunday.
At this time last year, Kandace Standridge was prepping for the 2013-14 Poteau High School basketball season. A year later, the Poteau junior will be the lone Lady Pirate or Pirate to run this afternoon in the Class 4A State Cross Country Meet, which will begin at 2 p.m. at Edmond Santa Fe High School.
The Wister High School basketball season for the 2014-15 season will begin tonight as they will travel west to meet the Red Oak Lady Eagles and Eagles at C.C. Gillespie Fieldhouse in Red Oak. The girls game will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys contest at 8 p.m.
Both teams will see new coaches on the benches this season as former coach Mark Warren is now an assistant coach at Leflore â€” longtime Wister baseball coach John McAlester will coach the â€™Cats, while former Monroe coach Casey Hemphill will coach the Lady â€™Cats.
We're just winding down high school football, and lo and behold, here comes high school basketball.
The five LeFlore County schools that don't play football â€” Wister, Leflore, Cameron, Howe and Whitesboro â€” will begin their seasons either tonight or next week. The complete list of games through the end of next week is at the end of this column.
Wister at Red Oak, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Leflore at Indianola, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Cameron at Howe, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Moyers at Leflore, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Whitesboro at Smithville, 6:30 and 8 p.m.