Archive - Sports Article
January 26th, 2012
Koby and I joined Lee and Josh Shipman on a rabbit hunt on Sunday. We hunted a half a day, and Leeâ€™s beagles ran rabbits pretty much the whole time we were there. I just love to watch those little dogs work a rabbit track, and hear them bawling when they get one lined out.
Lee was just like a sniper taking one shot and getting one kill, while Josh and I were saving our bullets for the next hunt (at least that is what I told Lee and Koby). Of course, it was Koby who shot the most, but he only connected with one just before we called it a day.
KEOTA â€” The Keota High School basketball teams got a sweep of the Bokoshe Lady Tigers and Tigers Monday night at home. The Lady Lions edged the Lady Tigers 26-25, while the Lions roared past the Tigers 63-19.
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings had a two-point lead at halftime. However, it wasn't enough as Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks rallied for a 66-58 win on Monday night in Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference play in Tonkawa.
Despite holding a lead in the first half, the Carl Albert State College Vikings were unable to respond to a strong run by NOC-Tonkawa in the 69-45 conference loss on Monday night.
LOCUST GROVE â€” Several members of the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club placed at last weekend's Locust Grove Open.
Bryson Terry won his weight-class title, while Ross Johnson was runner-up in his division.
Ethan Carey, Remington Reed and Justin Neff were third, while Caden Warren, Dauntay Warren, Jarrett Lilley and Jarrod Vineyard were fourth.
Race Williams and Kadin Repass also participated but did not medal.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2012 Poteau High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Categories include: football, boys and girls basketball, baseball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track, boys and girls golf, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls all-around athlete, wrestling, coaching and support and service.
The deadline to submit nominations is March 30.
For additional information or to submit a nomination, call (918) 839-0394 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SPIRO â€” The Howe Lady Lions and the Spiro Bulldogs took home the championships of the 80th LeFlore County Tournament Saturday night at the Spiro Gym.
The Lady Lions defeated the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers 31-27 in the lowest-scoring girls championship game since 1977 when Leflore defeated Spiro 27-20.
The Bulldogs got past the Poteau Pirates 51-43 to claim the boys championship.
The â€™Cats claimed third place with a come-from-behind 47-42 victory over the Wolves Saturday afternoon after the Spiro Lady Bulldogs posted a 41-32 victory over the Bokoshe Lady Tigers.
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Last week, I talked about how excited I was for the 80th annual LeFlore County Tournament, and now it's over for another 51 weeks. Boy, does time fly when you're having fun!
There were a lot of close games. We crowned new champions, Howe's girls and Spiro's boys.