Archive - Sports Article
February 15th, 2012
LEFLORE â€” The bad news was the Leflore High School basketball teams lost their Class B District Tournament title games Saturday night to McCurtain at the Leflore Gym.
But the good news is there's still playoff basketball ahead for both the Lady Savages and Savages.
The McCurtain Lady Bulldogs beat the Lady Savages 58-40 in the girls' title game Saturday night, then the â€™Dogs downed the Savages 66-58 in the boys' championship contest.
PANAMA â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks bounced back from Thursday night's poor outing in Pocola to down the Haileyville Warriors 40-20 Friday night at the Panama Gym.
Leading by six points after one period, the Lady â€™Backs upped their lead to 10 points at 20-10 at halftime.
Panama put the game away in the third quarter as the Lady Razorbacks got up to as much as an 18-point lead at 32-14.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2012 Poteau High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Categories include: football, boys and girls basketball, baseball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track, boys and girls golf, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls all-around athlete, wrestling, coaching and support and service.
The deadline to submit nominations is March 30.
For additional information or to submit a nomination, call (918) 839-0394.
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BROKEN ARROW â€” Seven Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members qualified for next week's state tournament in Oklahoma City by placing in last weekend's regional tournament.
Luke Brooks (Division I) and Bryson Terry (Division IV) were regional champions.
Dauntay Warren (Division III), Race Williams (Division IV) and Ross Johnson (Division IV) were fourth, while Drake Barbee (Division III) and Connor Williams (Division V) were fifth.
WESTVILLE â€” Six Panama Junior High School powerlifters placed in Friday's Westville Invitational.
Gabe Harp (168-pound division, ninth grade), Hunter Rimer (181, eighth grade) and Ryan Farrar (heavyweight, ninth grade) all took first place.
Austin Morrison (157 pounds) and Josh Harper (157) were runners-up in seventh and ninth grade, respectively.
Eight-grader Logan Coker was third at heavyweight.
CAMERON â€” The two favored teams to win titles in this past weekend's Class A District Tournament did just that.
The host Cameron Yellowjackets ended up flying right past the Clayton Bulldogs to win the boys' title game 57-40 Saturday night at the Cameron Gym.
In girls' championship game, the Arkoma Lady Mustangs also claimed the top prize with a 64-51 win over the Lady Bulldogs.
Clayton's teams reached Saturday night's title games by winning elimination games on Friday night, thus ending the seasons for two LeFlore County teams.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs claimed the top prize in the Class B District Tournament with a 46-36 win over Eagletown Eagles Saturday night at the Whitesboro Gym.
The Lady Bulldogs only had a 3-2 lead after the opening period, but they stretched their advantage to 17-12 at halftime.
After leading 27-22 after three periods, the Lady Bulldogs opened the final quarter with a 11-6 run to stretch their advantage to 10 points at 38-28 with 2:40 left to play to put the game away.