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April 3rd, 2012
A couple of big innings with big home runs doomed the Poteau Pirates Friday afternoon as they lost 12-7 to the Charleston (Ark.) Tigers at Town Creek Park.
GORE â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves softball team capped off a successful weekend by winning the Twin Rivers Shootout Saturday afternoon by beating the Porum Lady Panthers 10-0 in the title game.
The Lady Wolves opened the tournament with w 20-3 rout of the Gans Grizzlies and a 13-5 win over the Lady Panthers in the winner's-bracket finals.
CROWDER â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets baseball team won the third-place game of the Crowder Tournament with a 5-3 victory over the Hartshorne Miners on Saturday afternoon.
The â€™Jackets lost in Friday night's championship semifinal to Class 3A's high-ranked Eufaula Ironheads by a score of 10-0.
The Panama Razorbacks were eliminated from the tournament with a 17-4 loss to the Muldrow Bulldogs on Friday.
SPIRO â€” The Spiro Bulldogs moved two games over the .500 mark, pulling away with a big 7-3 win over the Farmington (Ark.) Cardinals on Friday afternoon.
FORT GIBSON â€” In a pair of crucial district games for the Poteau High School soccer teams, both came up short Friday night. In a battle of highly-ranked teams, the Tigers got past the Pirates 3-1, while the Lady Tigers handled the Lady Pirates 6-0.
The Lady Pirates will be at home at 5 p.m. today to face Keys (Park Hill) at Costner Stadium.
The Pirates will be at home to face Hugh at 7 p.m. tonight at Costner Stadium.The Pirates will be at home to face Hugh at 7 p.m. tonight at Costner Stadium.
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” The Oklahoma City Thunder faced the National Basketball Associationâ€™s best team, the Chicago Bulls, at home Sunday afternoon in a nationally-televised game on ABC. The Thunder, riding a six-game win streak, had already defeated the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers in the past four games, and is vying for the best record in the NBA.
Oklahoma City, in front of yet another sellout crowd, led from start to finish as they easily defeated Chicago 92-78.
The Thunder defense played really well, holding the Bulls to just 78 points on 32-percent shooting.
WISTER â€” Run-rule games were the order of the day and night on the opening day of the Wister Tournament on Thursday.
Tournament-host Wister defeated Howe 9-0 in a game stopped after four innings, which was followed by an 8-0, five-inning, run-rule win for the Red Oak Eagles over the Keota Lions.
In the night session, Talihina blanked Hartford, Ark., 12-0 in three innings, then the Whitesboro Bulldogs run ruled the Heavener Wolves 10-2 in five innings.
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” A questionable call which went against the Poteau Pirates spelled doom for the locals as it allowed the Fort Smith Southside Rebels to continue a seventh-inning rally to pull out a 10-9 victory Thursday afternoon.
CROWDER â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets made it to Friday's championship semifinals with a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Muldrow Bulldogs Thursday afternoon in the Crowder Tournament.
The â€™Jackets were in the semifinals Friday night with the chance at playing for the championship at 4 p.m. this afternoon against the winner of Friday's other semifinal between Wilburton and Hartshorne. A loss tonight will drop them into the third-place game against the Wilburton-Hartshorne loser at 2 p.m. this afternoon.