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September 18th, 2012
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€” If the Arkansas Razorbacks were going to upset the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide Saturday afternoon at Franks Broyles Field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, one thing they couldn't afford to do was to get down early, which is exactly what the Hogs did. The Tide built a 24-0 halftime lead and never looked back rolling the Tyler Wilson-less Hogs 52-0.
â€śThere were times in this game that everyone was pulling they weight, but sometimes we were pulling in different directions,â€ť said Greg Werner, Poteau's new coach, after the Pirates pulled out a 21-0 home-opening victory the Tulsa Webster Warriors Friday night at Costner Stadium. â€śThe Poteau Pirates are a band of brothers and we need to pick each other up when there is a misplay. We had way too many turnovers to be competative next week. Sallisaw is a very good team. We must have a great week of work if we expect to compete.â€ť
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Wolves rode a big third quarter to a 31-21 homecoming victory over the Gore Pirates Friday night at Harvey Stadium.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs could not overcome the powerful Maud Tigers in their district opener Friday night falling by mercy rule 56-6.
POCOLA â€” After two road games to open the 2012 football season, the Pocola Indians were hoping to get a home win for the first time this year. The Quinton Savages had other ideas.
The visiting Savages came to John Carter Field on Friday night and left with a 30-14 win over the Indians.
SASAKWA â€” The Bokoshe Tigers had two rough home games to begin the season, and they were hoping their luck would change on a visiting football field. Unfortunately for the Tigers, it didn't.
The homestanding Sasakwa Vikings mercy ruled the Tigers 46-0 Friday night.
WARNER â€” The Panama Razorbacks football team gave it its all to try to get a road win, but it just wasn't in the cards as they lost 36-6 to the homestanding Warner Eagles Friday night.
HASKELL â€” After having a lead, the Spiro Bulldogs ended up suffering their second football loss of the season as they fell 24-14 to the homestanding Haskell Haymakers Friday night.
SALLISAW â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers football team had a stiff test from the Class 4A sixth-rated Sallisaw Black Diamonds junior varsity Thursday night at Perry F. Lattimore Stadium. They used a conservative rushing attack to hold back the talented Black Diamonds to post a 28-17 victory.
It's come to my attention that some of our readers are unaware that we hold our Saturday morning publication for the Friday night high school football games. We call it â€śFootball Frenzy.â€ť