Archive - Sports Article
July 19th, 2013
Tri-State Speedway, Pocola
Pure Stock Race
1. David Church, Mountainburg, Ark.; 2. Dawson Graham, Van Buren, Ark.; 3. Jesse Ruark, Sallisaw; 4. Charlie Brummett, Mountainburg; 5. Wesley Bourne, Cameron.
Economy Modified Race
1. Ryan Williams, Fort Smith, Ark.; 2. Lance Robins, Dyer, Ark.; 3. Chris Belt, N/A; 4. Billy Smith, Rogers, Ark.; 5. Todd Broyles, Farmington, Ark.; 6. Lester Weese, Van Buren; 7. Corey Davis, Lowell, Ark.; 8. Wade Barnes, Uniontown, Ark.
Factory Stock Race
Carl Albert State College Lady Viking D. Brown, Â a 5-3 sophomore shooting/pointÂ guard from Norman signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the next two years with Campbell University, which is an NCAA Division I school. The Camels are a member of the Big South Conference, located in Buies Creek, N.C.
CASC women's coach Jeff Tadtman is excited for Brown to get the opportunity to play at the Division I level.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its third open bass tournament of 2013 on Saturday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. There were 14 boats filled with anglers who caught a combined 54 fish that weighed 113.98 pounds. Each fish averaged 2.11 pounds, and 10 limits were caught.
Brian â€śCuts Like a Knifeâ€ť Adams and Dwayne Leatherwood won the tournament as they hauled in 12.21 pounds of fish to earn $325. Among the fish they caught was Adams' big bass winner that weighed 5.54 pounds to earn him an extra $130.
The state has released the results for the controlled hunts. If you put in for one (or several) hunt(s), you can go to the Department of Wildlifeâ€™s web site to see if you were selected. In all my baseball craziness of the spring, I did not make time to sit down and do that, so I missed out. I hope you werenâ€™t like me.
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Even though I missed out on the controlled hunts, I am not missing out on any fishing. Last weekend, I went to Lake Murray to surprise my cousin, Jason Sampson. His wife, Dawnita, asked us to come, so I could take Jason fishing for his birthday.
The Pirates softball team will have a hamburger meal fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in front of Costner Stadium in the northeast corner of the parking lot by the signal light at Stadium Drive.
Hamburger/cheeseburger baskets cost $6, and orders may be placed by calling (918) 647-1694 or (918) 721-4635.
Orders can be delivered if need be. All proceeds will help fund the team's trip to the World Series, which will be Friday through Sunday in Shawnee.
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Wister Public Schools physicals for all athletes will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday inside the high school cafeteria.