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June 1st, 2012

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June 1, 2012

Any church interested in playing in the 2012 Poteau Coed Church League this summer needs to call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
Entry Fee is $400 per team. Deadline for entry is June 28. There will be two divisions if enough teams enter. All teams must pay before their team will be entered into the league. The season will begin on July 9.
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Cameron angler wins BASSMaster Weekend Series title

June 1, 2012

In the co-angler division, Cameron's Wade J. Dalton won it all in the latest 2012 Toyota Tundra BASSMaster Weekend Series May 19 on Lake Eufaula. He caught three bass weighing a collective 10.41 pounds, which included the big bass winner which weighed 5.88 pounds. For his win, he pocketed $1,433.75, plus an added $169.17 for his big bass winner.
“I caught the big fish by flipping docks with a homemade jig,” Dalton said. “I also caught some fish on a strike king KVD 1.5 square-billed crankbait around riprap points and banks. I caught six fish, and culled twice.”

May 31st

Riverdawgs finish fourth at Trophy Case Tournament; ’Dawgs return to action today on road against Kerwins

May 31, 2012

BARTLESVILLE — The Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team finished fourth at last weekend's Trophy Case Tournament. The Riverdawgs lost for the second time in the tournament to Three Rivers, falling 8-3 on Monday.
The ’Dawgs (2-2) took a 3-1 lead with a three-run fourth inning on an RBI double by Panama's Isaac Burris, an RBI triple by Wister's Caleb Hill and a passed ball, but that proved to be their only inning with runs.

Poteau golfer third at Hudiburg Classic

May 31, 2012

MIDWEST CITY — After winning a four-hole playoff, Poteau's Hannah Ward was third at last weekend's 2012 Hudiburg Auto Group Oklahoma's Best High School Classic, which took place Sunday and Monday at John Conrad Golf Course. Ward, who won the Class 4A State Tournament on May 3 at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner South Golf Course, shot a 75-71—146, two shots behind champion Anna Mikish of Choctaw (71-73—144). Tulsa Union's Nadia Majidi was runner-up (75-70—145).

Several duos win titles at Wayne Husak/Memorial Day Tournament last weekend

May 31, 2012

There were several local golfing duos who came away with titles at the Wayne Husak/Memorial Day Golf Tournament, which took place Saturday and Sunday at Choctaw Country Club.
Jason May and Sean Coyle took first place in the championship flight with a 130, finishing one shot ahead of Ronnie and Jonathan Burgess (131). Russell Vanhook and Robert McCuller were third (136), followed by Jeff Tadtman and Jim Janssen (139), Jerry Holton and Kelly Holton (140) and Max and Terry Manlove (145).

Wister baseball player MVP of Kiamichi All-Star Classic

May 31, 2012

WILBURTON — Wister's Clint Crane was named the Most Valuable Player of the 40th Kiamichi All-Star Classic Saturday afternoon.
Crane and the South defeated the North 12-5 at the Eastern Oklahoma State College baseball field. Crane's county victorious teammates were Talihina's Austin Lawson and Wister's Caleb Hill.
Representing the county in the North team were Poteau's Wilson Klutts and Blake Roley. How the local individuals did in the game was unavailable at press time.

Wister baseball team's fundraiser, and time for some free fishing days

May 31, 2012

First order of business is to let everyone know that the Wister Wildcats baseball team is selling tickets for an Oklahoma City RedHawks game, which will be June 23 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, for just $10 dollars each. That low price also includes a voucher for a free Redhawks hat. You can’t beat a deal like that!
For more information, call Coach John McAlester at (918) 413-0739 or Carolyn Bullard at Wister Schools at (918) 655-3132.
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May 30th

Poteau Athletic Hall of Fame revival

May 30, 2012

It has been 10 long years since the Poteau High School Hall of Fame has had an induction ceremony to honor previous members of the Poteau High School fraternity of athletes, coaches and support staff. Friday night, May 25, the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony that saw 41 former athletes, coaches and supporters enshrined. Only 5 inductees were not present due to prior commitments.
The induction ceremony was held in conjunction with the all school reunion, which is held every three years.

Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs open tournament 2-1

May 30, 2012

BARTLESVILLE — The Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team won two of its first three games in the Trophy Case Tournament.
After losing to Three Rivers 12-11 in eight innings Saturday afternoon, the Riverdawgs won their next two games, beating Jay 6-2 later that day, then beating Woodward 6-2 Sunday night.  
The ‘Dawgs, 2-1 on the season, played Three Rivers again Monday morning, and had to win four games to win the tournament.

Sports Briefs

May 30, 2012

The Poteau Baseball Camps will be next week at Carl Albert State College's Ival Goodman Field. The camp is for ages 7-10 and will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Monday. The camp for ages 11-15 will be 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Entry Fee is $40 per camper. For additional information, call Ryan Bowen at (580) 579-1037.
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