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February 15th, 2014
The Poteau Pirates wrestling team ended its regular season by losing its Senior Night dual 24-18 to the McAlester Buffaloes on Tuesday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The good news is the Pirates won three matches by pin â€” Sam Shore at 138 pounds, Khy Mote at 182 and Daylon Brewton at heavyweight.
The Talihina Golden Tigers brought two wrestlers, Domnick Shedd and Caleb Blue, to face a couple of Pirates. Both won by pin.
Two Kilah Cummings free throws with 7.4 seconds left in the game, proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 67-64 win over the Seminole State College Lady Belles Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
A free throw by the Trojans with 13.9 seconds left in the game was the difference for them in their 79-76 win over the Vikings in the second game of Thursday night's doubleheader.
The Poteau High School basketball teams each had early leads against Stilwell in Thursday night's games at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. However, in the end, both locals fell. The Lady Indians withstood a fourth-quarter rally by the Lady Pirates to win 89-83, while a cold-shooting stint in the second half spelled doom for the Pirates in their 50-33 loss to the Indians.
PANAMA â€” The week ended on a high note for the Panama High School basketball teams as they swept home games from the Wister squads Thursday night at the Panama Gym.
The Razorbacks held off the Wildcats to post a 62-57 victory, which came on the heels of the Lady â€™Backs' 63-44 win over the Lady â€™Cats.
LeFlore County has its first basketball team to make state. The Hodgen Lady Bulldogs defeated Moffett 49-11 Thursday night at Liberty School to win the Organization of Rural Elementary Schools [ORES] Division II Regional Tournament title and make the state tournament, which will be next weekend in Shawnee.
The Bulldogs stayed alive with a 38-27 win over Krebs to make Saturday afternoon's 2 p.m. regional consolation title game against host Liberty. Saturday's winner also will make state.
The Carl Albert State College softball team will begin its 2014 season with its own two-day festival today and Saturday at the CASC Softball Field. The festival was to have been at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex, but had to be moved â€” and the field of teams reduced â€” due to wet fields.
Nonetheless, CASC coach David Holt is ready to get the season going, and the Lady Vikings need to get going [with our season].
POCOLA â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves picked up a road win Tuesday night, downing the Pocola Lady Indians 54-41 at the Pocola Gym.
The Lady Wolves jumped out to a 12-5 lead after a period, but weren't able to put the Lady Indians away until the final period. Leading 33-25 after three quarters, Heavener outscored Pocola 21-14 in the final period to seal the deal.