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October 5th, 2012

Poteau Pirates hope for happy homecoming football win over Fort Gibson tonight

October 5, 2012

The Poteau Pirates football team hopes to be celebrating a happy homecoming at night's end after what they hope will be a District 4A-4 victory over the Fort Gibson Tigers. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. tonight at Costner Stadium.
Greg Werner, Poteau's first-year coach, believes his 10th-ranked Pirates are focused on the task at hand — upsetting Class 4A's sixth-ranked Tigers.

Pocola welcomes Wilburton for annual 'Pink-Out' game tonight

October 5, 2012

For those fans attending tonight's District 2A-6 contest between the homestanding Pocola Indians and the Wilburton Diggers at 7:30 p.m. tonight at John Carter Field, they will be seeing pink — literally.
Tonight's game will be the second annual “Pink-Out” football game for the Indians.

Spiro has tough football road test tonight against Eufaula Ironheads

October 5, 2012

The Spiro Bulldogs football team will have its fourth tough road test of the season at 7:30 p.m. tonight when they travel to meet the Eufaula Ironheads in a crucial District 3A-8 contest.
The Bulldogs (2-3 overall, 1-1 in district play) ended a two-game losing streak last Friday night at McClain Stadium by blanking the Idabel Warriors 17-0.
“It felt good,” said Chris Bunch, Spiro's coach, about last week's victory. “The kids are pumped up, and it made for a better week in practice.”
To Get There — Take Oklahoma State Highway 9 west to Eufaula.

Bokoshe looks for first 2012 football win tonight; Tigers step out of District C-4 action to entertain Eagle Point Academy

October 5, 2012

If there was a golden chance for the Bokoshe Tigers football team to get a win this season, it could very well be tonight.
The Tigers (0-5) will step outside of District C-4 play tonight for a 7:30 p.m. home game against Eagle Point Academy.
Last season, these two teams met in Bokoshe, with the Tigers posting a 48-42 win — which proved to be their only win in 2011.

Arkoma Royalty

October 5, 2012

October 4th

Defending Class 2A state champion Panana girls upset in state quarterfinals by Cyril/Cement

October 4, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY — There will not be a state champion crowned in softball from LeFlore County this weekend.
Class 2A's defending state champions, the Panama Lady Razorbacks, suffered an upset at the hands of Cyril/Cement Thursday afternoon at the Class 2A State Tournament at Hall of Fame Stadium. The Lady ‘Backs lost 7-2 to Cyril/Cement in the state quarterfinals to end their season at 27-12.

Poteau girls split games at Class 4A Regional Tournament

October 4, 2012

MUSKOGEE — The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team will have to do it the hard way to make it to the Class 4A State Tournament next weekend.
The Lady Pirates blanked Sequoyah-Claremore 2-0 in the Class 4A Regional Tournament Thursday at Hilldale High School, but then lost in the winner's-bracket final 4-3 to host Hilldale.
The Lady Pirates (30-8) will play Sequoyah-Claremore at noon Friday in the loser's-bracket final, with the winner having to beat the host Lady Hornets twice in the championship round — which will begin at 2 p.m. Friday.

Wister boys fall in state quarterfinals to see fall baseball season end

October 4, 2012

EDMOND — In May 2011, the Wister Wildcats baseball team won the Class 2A state title with a victory over the Dale Pirates. When the same two teams met Thursday afternoon at the Class A State Tournament quarterfinals at Edmond Santa Fe High School, luck wasn't with the team in purple.
The Pirates blanked the Wildcats 3-0 to end Wister's season at 20-9.
Look for the complete story in Friday's edition of The Poteau Daily News.

Panama senior softball players anxious for another state title

October 4, 2012

PANAMA — The Panama Lady Razorbacks softball team will get a chance to defend their Class 2A state title this weekend. However, it was a little harrowing if that chance was going to present itself.
After Wyandotte defeated Panama 6-0 in the first Class 2A Regional Tournament title game, the Lady ’Backs found themselves against the wall — needing to win, or go home.

Class 2A State Softball Tournament Bracket

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