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November 4th, 2011

Lady Vikings open season in Panola Classic

November 4, 2011

The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings will open their 2011-12 basketball season in the Panola (Texas) Classic.
The Lady Vikings' first game will be at 7 p.m. Friday against host Panola College. Their second game will be at 2 p.m. Saturday against Jacksonville College.
Panola will look to speed things up against the Lady Vikings.

Cameron basketball teams open season tonight at McCurtain

November 4, 2011

The Cameron High School basketball teams will begin their 2011-12 seasons tonight at McCurtain. The girls' game will tip off at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys' contest at 8 p.m.

Howe basketball teams tip off tonight at Smithville

November 4, 2011

The Howe High School basketball teams will get the 2011-12 season under way tonight on the road at Smithville. The Lady Lions will play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Lions at 8 p.m.

Playoff berth at stake for Pocola, Heavener

November 4, 2011

On Aug. 9, all high school football teams began practice with the hopes that they would make not only the postseason but win state. Two LeFlore County football teams are essentially playing a playoff game when the Pocola Indians (5-4, 1-4 in District 2A-6) visit the Heavener Wolves (4-5, 2-3) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Harvey Stadium.
The bottom line is this — the winner will make the playoffs and the loser will have its season end.

Poteau looks to end season on high note by beating Muldrow tonight

November 4, 2011

Last week's 59-56 heartbreaking loss to Fort Gibson ended any postseason hopes for the Poteau Pirates. But the Pirates can still end the season strong by winning their final game of the season, which will be at 7:30 tonight on the road against the Muldrow Bulldogs, coached by former Poteau Assistant Coach Rob Johnson.
The Pirates (4-5, 2-4 in District 4A-4) were still hoping that even with last week's loss that the postseason was still attainable.

Bokoshe entertains Maud to end season

November 4, 2011

There's one thing which will happen when Maud (4-5, 3-3 in District C-4) visits Bokoshe (1-7, 0-6) at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the regular-season finale. The Tigers will win, since both teams' mascots are Tigers.
Maud was last year's District C-4 champions, but have already lost three district games after having close to eight seasons without a district defeat. So, first-year Bokoshe Coach Tyler Massey hopes that will help the local Tigers out tonight.

A couple of interesting games on the slate tonight

November 4, 2011

With this being the last night of the regular season of high school football, there are a couple of key match-ups tonight.
Without a doubt, the blockbuster game is Pocola at Heavener. The winner is in the postseason, and rewarded with a road playoff game against Class 2A's third-ranked Stroud Tigers.

Poteau Wrestling Club athletes compete, place at Blue T Tournament

November 4, 2011

TULSA — Six members of the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club competed at the Blue T Tournament last weekend.
Luke Brooks came home with a first-place trophy, while Landon Thornburg and Sam Shore were runners-up.
Zane Hendrix was third, while Jarrett Lilley was fourth. Rae Hendrix competed, but did not place.

A 'Priest'-ly visit to Dick's Sporting Goods in Fort Smith

November 4, 2011

Last Saturday and Sunday, I went to the new Dick's Sporting Goods store's grand opening in Fort Smith, Ark. It's big! The whole right side of the store is nothing by golf stuff. All you golf nuts will be happy.
I met professional fishermen Zell Rolland and Bobby Murray. The fishing tackle section was small, but they did have “flying squirrels” and “electric chickens” — two baits that I love to fish with during the winter.

November 3rd

Thursday, Friday High School Basketball Games

November 3, 2011

Due to an error on The Poteau Daily News Website, their was an error in the listing of both tonight's and Friday night's high school basketball games.
The correct schedule is listed below. The Poteau Daily News regrets the error.
Tonight
Red Oak at Leflore, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Friday
Cameron at McCurtain, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Howe at Smithville, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Wister vs. Preston, at Preston Festival, 6:30 and 8 p.m.

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