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March 9th, 2013
Well, it's hard to believe that the 2012-13 high school basketball season has come to an end, but it at least ended on a high note.
It was good to see the Talihina Golden Tigers return to state after a season off. Prior to 2012, the Tigers made state four straight seasons â€” winning the gold ball in 2011.
It just seemed that third time wasn't the charm for Talihina. The Golden Tigers upset Oktaha to win the regional title, then six nights later did likewise against Preston to win the area tournament and make state.
WARNER â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks got their first win of the slow-pitch season Thursday night as they split their games in a three-way with host Warner and Gore.
The Lady â€™Backs blanked Gore 12-0 before losing 12-3 to host Warner.
Keota 15, Cameron 5: In Keota, the Lady Lions scored once in the first inning and three runs in the second inning for a 4-0 lead.
The Lady Yellowjackets scored three runs in the third inning to cut the deficit to 4-3, but the Lady Lions responded with a four-run third to take an 8-3 lead.
Choctaw Country Club is having a membership drive until April 1.
Anyone signing up to become a member from now until March 30 will be able to use the country club for free, and play a round of golf for free.
Beginning on April 1, those individuals will then be required to pay their dues covering a calendar year. There is a $25 application fee.
For addtional information, call (918) 647-3488.
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There will be a boys and a girls basketball tournament next Saturday at Brushy School.
VIAN â€” The Poteau Pirates had aÂ six-run lead going into the bottom of theÂ seventh inning, andÂ pulled out a 9-6 victoryÂ over the Vian Wolverines on Thursday afternoon.
CAMERON â€” A seventh-inning run broke a 1-all tie to enable the Cameron Yellowjackets to edge the Panama Razorbacks 2-1 Thursday afternoon.
Tied at 1 in the seventh inning, a Panama error allowed Brennan Barclay to score from third base to give the Yellowjackets the victory.
A suicide-squeeze bunt by Drew Hopson scored Trey Byrd from third base to give the Razorbacks a 1-0 lead.
A Panama error allowed Blaise Lomon to score Cameron's first run in the third inning to tie the game at 1.
Three Panama Razorbacks will participate in the Class 2A State Powerlifting Meet, which will take place today in McLoud. The lucky trio will be Gabe Harp at 168 pounds, Ryan Farrar and Bobby Lotchleas at heavyweight.
Friday afternoon's home doubleheader against the Arkansas Baptist Buffaloes at Ival Goodman Field started on the right foot for the homestanding Carl Albert State Vikings baseball team, but finished on a down note for the locals.
The Vikings took the opener from the Buffs 9-0, but the visitors from Little Rock claimed an 8-1 victory in the nightcap.
SHAWNEE â€” Getting 18 points from Norman's D. Brown in her final game as a Lady Viking wasn't enough as the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came up short in their 63-56 loss to the Murray State College Lady Aggies in the Region II Tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex.
The Lady Vikings loss to Murray State ends the 2012-13 season for the Lady Vikings at 12-17.
Carl Albert State College Lady Viking D. Brown, a 5-3 sophomoreÂ shooting guard from Norman, has been named to the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Third Team.
Adrion Webber, a 6-5 sophomore shootingÂ guard from Muskogee, has named to the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Third Team.
The Poteau Lady Pirates got to play on their new-look softball field for the first time this spring, and they didn't disappoint their fans Thursday afternoon.
Taking advantage of five Wister errors, the Lady Pirates were able to blank the Lady Wildcats 12-0 in a four-inning, run-rule victory.
Editor's note â€” Thursday afternoon's Heavener road game at Red Oak was canceled, with no make-up date scheduled.