Archive - Sports Article
August 9th, 2012
As I write this week's column, I am in Cody, Wyo., in a cabin after a great day of rafting down the Shoshone River and five hours of trout fishing in the same river. Cash and Koby had a good day fishing catching about 10 each, and enjoying a relaxing day without much driving.
Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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The Fraternal Order of Eagles Golf Tournament will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start Saturday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Can you believe summer is over? For our fast-pitch softball and fall baseball players and coaches as well as yours truly, summer ends today as those two sports will begin today.
Listed at the bottom of this column is the schedule from today's games in both sports through next Monday's games.
For those of you new to the area, this column appears every Tuesday morning's edition. The column will talk about upcoming events, the ins and outs and ups and downs of the world of LeFlore County fast-pitch softball and fall baseball.
For the last several weeks, the heatwave has made its presence known in LeFlore County, and there doesn't seem to be any relief in sight. That doesn't bode well for high school football players, who will begin practice on Tuesday for upcoming season.
For those individuals who play or coach high school football, Tuesday, Aug. 7 has been etched in stone in just about everywhere possible â€” from bulletin boards to consciously in the mind.
The 2012 season will get off the ground on Tuesday as high school football teams will be able to begin practicing for the upcoming season.
As high school football players prepare for their first week of practice, which will begin Tuesday, the basic things which will be worked on is, well â€” the basics.
â€śI think the first day or two, we're going to review everything we did in the spring and our camp,â€ť said new Poteau Coach Greg Werner, whose Pirates will have two practices on Tuesday â€” one at 6:30 a.m. and the other at 2:30 p.m. â€śWe're going to try to polish all that up. Around Thursday and Friday, we'll begin to add more stuff. We'll have a lot to put in and things to do.â€ť