Archive - Sports Article
June 14th, 2012
I finally had time to take my boat to Larry at Razorback Marine in Pocola, and he has it ready to go. I will be back on the water in the next week or so. Those bass had better look out because I am going to be after them now.
Since I havenâ€™t had a boat, I have been taking my boys and some of their friends pond hopping over the last couple of weeks. Koby, Cash, Reid Frasher, Kolton Lynn and Ethan Billings joined me on a couple of outings this week.
It really was not a matter of if, but when Poteau High School graduating senior baseball player Wilson Klutts was going to sign a letter of intent. That date was Monday afternoon at the Poteau High School lobby when he signed to play college baseball with Northeastern Oklahoma State University.
There was one major factor why the Poteau graduate chose the Tahlequah institution.
Several young boy and girl golfers were crowned champions at the sixth annual Mark â€śMud Duckâ€ť Sullivan Junior Golf Tournament, which took place Monday at Choctaw Country Club.
Ryan Ward won the age 12-14 boys division crown, with Robby Turner second and Bryson Terry third.
In the age 9-11 boys division, Parker Killion bested the field of golfers to claim the title, as Justun Coyle was runner-up and Braeden Cepeda came in third.
Brex Caldwell came in first place in the age 8-and-younger division, followed by Connor Whitworth and Tate Weldon.
There were several winners among the record-setting 57 campers at the sixth annual Mark â€śMud Duckâ€ť Sullivan Junior Golf Camp, which took place last month at Choctaw Country Club.
There were four categories of competition â€” putting, chipping, closest to the pin and longest drive â€” in three age divisions â€” ages 12-14, 9-11 and 8 and younger â€” in both boys and girls.
The Poteau Spirit Center will have a dance camp from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.
The entry fee is $65 per camper, and each camp will conclude with a performance on the camp's final day.
For additional information, call (918) 647-3547 or go online to www.poteauspiritcenter.webs.com..
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The Red Oak Committee for Continued Growth (ROCCG) will have a coed softball tournament beginning June 29.
The schedule will be determined by number of entries.
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” If a team wants to win a game, it cannot give extra chances to the opposition. Unfortunately, that's what happened to the Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team Saturday night at Hunts Park.
A two-out dropped fly ball in the second inning opened the floodgates, which was taken advantage of by Kerwins. Kerwins scored five unearned runs in that frame en route to an 11-0 four-inning, run-rule win in the title game of the Maurice Katzer Tournament.