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January 16th, 2013

Leflore boys help new coach enjoy homecoming with win over Bokoshe

January 16, 2013

BOKOSHE — For many seasons, Daniel Caldwell coached both the Bokoshe Tigers and Lady Tigers, but this school year he moved to Leflore High School. Monday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse, Caldwell brought his new team to town in a homecoming of a sort for the veteran coach. His team didn't disappoint as the Savages handled the Tigers 55-21.
The Lady Tigers won by forfeit over the Lady Savages as a Leflore player's injury in Thursday's game against Red Oak in the 2013 Rock Island Conference Shootout in Buffalo Valley caused the Lady Savages to not have enough players.

Whitesboro girls capture third at Rock Island Conference Shootout; Leflore boys claim consolation championship

January 16, 2013

Two LeFlore County basketball teams claimed hardware at the 2013 Rock Island Conference Shootout last weekend.
The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs claimed third place after downing the Kinta Lady Eagles 44-30 Saturday afternoon in Wilburton. The Lady Bulldogs lost their championship semifinal 68-24 to the Red Oak Lady Eagles Friday night in Buffalo Valley.

January 15th

Poteau softball player signs with Western Oklahoma State College

January 15, 2013

American author Horace Greeley coined the phrase, “Go west, young man!” as westward expansion was taking place in the 1860s in the United States. A Poteau senior softball right fielder will head west to play at the next level.
Poteau’s Gabba Wilson signed a letter of intent to play at Western Oklahoma State College in Altus in a ceremony Tuesday morning at the high school.

Wister baseball pitcher inks letter with Seminole State

January 15, 2013

WISTER — Wister Wildcats baseball pitcher Tyler Gibson has been part of one of the best high school baseball programs in the state. Now, he’s hoping to be part of another one at the college level.
The Wister senior signed a letter of intent with Seminole State College on Tuesday afternoon at the high school gym.

I got a chance to see tomorrow's stars last week

January 15, 2013

I watched the LeFlore County Junior High Basketball Tournament last week. Sometimes it was boring, and sometimes it was exciting.
Looking at those puppies, one can see that within a couple of years they will mature both physically and athletically.
Overall, I think the biggest story of the tournament would be the rebirth of basketball at Monroe. I believe the key has to be that the Eagles and the Lady Eagles have bought into the Casey Hemphill way of doing things, and they are learning to fly all over again. The Lady Eagles played for third place, while the Eagles played for fifth place.

Weekend High School Girls Basketball Roundup

January 15, 2013

BROKEN BOW — The Poteau Lady Pirates made it a 2-0 weekend as they posted a come-from-behind 51-48 win over the Broken Bow Lady Savages on Saturday.
Trailing 27-16 at halftime, the Lady Pirates outscored the Lady Savages 25-5 in the third quarter to take a 41-32 lead into the final period.
Bokoshe 57, Wister 35: Friday night in Bokoshe, the Lady Tigers jumped out to a 12-4 lead after a period to take control of the game.

Weekend High School Boys Basketball Roundup

January 15, 2013

BROKEN BOW — Just after getting a thrilling road win against the Heavener Wolves on Friday night, the road was unkind to the Poteau Pirates on Saturday as they lost 62-58 to the Broken Bow Savages.
The Pirates fell behind 17-16 after one period, and trailed 32-27 at halftime.
Trailing 44-34 after three periods, the Pirated did outscore the Savages 24-18 in the final quarter, but the rally fell short.
Panama 81, Cameron 75, 2 OT: Friday night in Panama, the Razorbacks got homecoming off on the right foot, and did so in dramatic fashion.

Poteau teams sweep Heavener

January 15, 2013

HEAVENER — All that matters is leading at the final buzzer. Just ask the Poteau Pirates.
After trailing for the majority of Friday night’s game against the Heavener Wolves, up stepped an unlikely hero for the Pirates.
Junior Jarrett Lowrimore went coast-to-coast for the game-winning layup with two seconds left to give the Pirates a 44-43 victory.
The Lady Pirates gave Poteau a sweep on the night as they handled the Lady Wolves 62-42.

Oh, No You're Not!

January 15, 2013

Talihina girls beat host Lone Grove to win consolation finals at LG Invitational; Talihina boys lose to Marlow in OT in consolation championship

January 15, 2013

LONE GROVE — The Talihina Lady Golden Tigers brought home some hardware from Carter County near Ardmore. The Lady Golden Tigers defeated the host Lone Grove Lady Longhorns 50-42 to win the consolation championship of the Lone Grove Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the Gary Scott Center.
The news was not as good for the Golden Tigers, who lost to the Marlow Outlaws 63-60 in overtime in the consolation finals.

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