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December 23rd

Poteau Youth Wrestling Club duo place at Sapulpa Tournament

December 23, 2014

Two Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members placed in last weekend's Sapulpa Tournament. Maverick Wooten was runner-up at 55 pounds in Division III and was third at 55 pounds in Division II, while Tyler Fassio was third at 83 pounds in Division II. A third member, Will Jordan, competed at 49 pounds in Division II.
PYWC member Luke Brooks participated in the Sand Springs Open.

Poteau wrestlers win own tournament; five Pirates capture individual championships

December 23, 2014

It was a banner way for the Poteau Pirates wrestling team to end its pre-Christmas portion of its season as they won their own tournament, the “Border Brawl,” which took place Friday and Saturday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates had 181 points, with Greenwood, Ark, a distant second (144 points). Five Poteau wrestlers won titles.

Weekend High School Girls Basketball Roundup

December 23, 2014

STILWELL — A fast start helped the Stilwell Lady Indians to get a 91-78 home victory over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Friday night.
The Lady Indians jumped out to a 25-13 lead after a period, but the Lady Pirates used a 23-18 second quarter to cut the deficit to 43-36 at halftime.
Stilwell outscored Poteau 24-16 in the third quarter to up its lead to 67-52 going into the final period.
Heavener 57, Idabel 55: Saturday afternoon in Heavener, the Lady Wolves won their home opener, but they had to do it in dramatic fashion.

Weekend High School Boys Basketball Roundup

December 23, 2014

STILWELL — The Poteau Pirates could not make it a perfect week to end their pre-Christmas portion of their season as they suffered a 63-32 road loss to the Stilwell Indians on Friday night.
The Indians took an 18-5 lead after a period and never looked back.
Spiro 68, Sallisaw 50: Friday night in Spiro, the Bulldogs made it 2-for-2 for the week to enter the Christmas break on a high note. However, the ’Dogs had to rally to do so.
The Black Diamonds had a 17-16 lead with 5:24 left before halftime, but the Bulldogs ended the game with a 52-33 run.

Arkoma splits road games at Keota

December 23, 2014

The Arkoma High School basketball teams split their final games before the Christmas break Friday night in Keota. The Lady Mustangs defeated the Lady Lions 70-51, but the Lions beat the Mustangs 64-50 in the final game of the night.
Editor’s note: Cage Notes will appear in Wednesday’s edition.

December 19th

Poteau teams split Thursday home games with Broken Bow

December 20, 2014

The Poteau High School basketball teams split their final home games of the pre-Christmas break portion of their season Thursday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates made the Broken Bow Savages walk the plank in posting a 74-42 rout, but the Lady Pirates lost 66-40 to the Lady Savages.

Thursday’s High School Girls Basketball Roundup

December 20, 2014

LEFLORE — The Leflore Lady Savages ended their pre-Christmas break with a dramatic home win Thursday night on Nadine Carpenter Court as they nipped the Bokoshe Lady Tigers 55-53.
The Lady Savages outscored the Lady Tigers in the final period by two points, 20-18, to break a 35-all tie after three quarters.
Howe 66, Smithville 26: In Howe, the Lady Lions remained undefeated and celebrated homecoming to boot. Leading 15-13 after a period, they outscored the Lady Braves 26-3 in the second quarter to take a 41-16 at halftime.

Thursday’s High School Boys Basketball Roundup

December 20, 2014

LEFLORE — The Leflore Savages basketball team ended their pre-Christmas break part of their season by hitting the century mark in a 105-43 victory over the Bokoshe Tigers on Thursday night on Nadine Carpenter Court.
The Savages jumped out to a 30-6 lead after a period and never looked back.
Howe 62, Smithville 32: In Howe, the Lions made it a happy homecoming, clawing the Braves 18-9 in the opening period en route to a 29-11 halftime advantage.

Talihina boys open season with home win over Antlers

December 19, 2014

TALIHINA — The Talihina Golden Tigers got their basketball season off and running Tuesday night with a 50-41 victory over the Antlers Bearcats on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
The Golden Tigers led 18-13 after a period en route to a 38-21 halftime lead thanks to outscoring the ’Cats 20-8 in the second quarter.

Bokoshe girls lose close game to Kinta

December 19, 2014

KINTA — The Kinta Lady Eagles used a strong fourth quarter to rally for a 49-45 home victory over the Bokoshe Lady Tigers on Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles trailed 36-33 after three periods, but outscored the Lady Tigers 16-9 in the final quarter to get the come-from-behind victory.

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