Archive - Sports Article
June 1st, 2012
Any church interested in playing in the 2012 Poteau Coed Church League this summer needs to call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
Entry Fee is $400 per team. Deadline for entry is June 28. There will be two divisions if enough teams enter. All teams must pay before their team will be entered into the league. The season will begin on July 9.
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In the co-angler division, Cameron's Wade J. Dalton won it all in the latest 2012 Toyota Tundra BASSMaster Weekend Series May 19 on Lake Eufaula. He caught three bass weighing a collective 10.41 pounds, which included the big bass winner which weighed 5.88 pounds. For his win, he pocketed $1,433.75, plus an added $169.17 for his big bass winner.
â€śI caught the big fish by flipping docks with a homemade jig,â€ť Dalton said. â€śI also caught some fish on a strike king KVD 1.5 square-billed crankbait around riprap points and banks. I caught six fish, and culled twice.â€ť
BARTLESVILLE â€” The Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team finished fourth at last weekend's Trophy Case Tournament. The Riverdawgs lost for the second time in the tournament to Three Rivers, falling 8-3 on Monday.
The â€™Dawgs (2-2) took a 3-1 lead with a three-run fourth inning on an RBI double by Panama's Isaac Burris, an RBI triple by Wister's Caleb Hill and a passed ball, but that proved to be their only inning with runs.
MIDWEST CITY â€” After winning a four-hole playoff, Poteau's Hannah Ward was third at last weekend's 2012 Hudiburg Auto Group Oklahoma's Best High School Classic, which took place Sunday and Monday at John Conrad Golf Course. Ward, who won the Class 4A State Tournament on May 3 at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner South Golf Course, shot a 75-71â€”146, two shots behind champion Anna Mikish of Choctaw (71-73â€”144). Tulsa Union's Nadia Majidi was runner-up (75-70â€”145).
There were several local golfing duos who came away with titles at the Wayne Husak/Memorial Day Golf Tournament, which took place Saturday and Sunday at Choctaw Country Club.
Jason May and Sean Coyle took first place in the championship flight with a 130, finishing one shot ahead of Ronnie and Jonathan Burgess (131). Russell Vanhook and Robert McCuller were third (136), followed by Jeff Tadtman and Jim Janssen (139), Jerry Holton and Kelly Holton (140) and Max and Terry Manlove (145).
WILBURTON â€” Wister's Clint Crane was named the Most Valuable Player of the 40th Kiamichi All-Star Classic Saturday afternoon.
Crane and the South defeated the North 12-5 at the Eastern Oklahoma State College baseball field. Crane's county victorious teammates were Talihina's Austin Lawson and Wister's Caleb Hill.
Representing the county in the North team were Poteau's Wilson Klutts and Blake Roley. How the local individuals did in the game was unavailable at press time.
First order of business is to let everyone know that the Wister Wildcats baseball team is selling tickets for an Oklahoma City RedHawks game, which will be June 23 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, for just $10 dollars each. That low price also includes a voucher for a free Redhawks hat. You canâ€™t beat a deal like that!
For more information, call Coach John McAlester at (918) 413-0739 or Carolyn Bullard at Wister Schools at (918) 655-3132.
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It has been 10 long years since the Poteau High School Hall of Fame has had an induction ceremony to honor previous members of the Poteau High School fraternity of athletes, coaches and support staff. Friday night, May 25, the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony that saw 41 former athletes, coaches and supporters enshrined. Only 5 inductees were not present due to prior commitments.
The induction ceremony was held in conjunction with the all school reunion, which is held every three years.