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July 3rd, 2014
The 2014 Choctaw Country Club Junior Golf Clinic will take place the next three Tuesdays. The clinic will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday.
The entry fee is $10 per child per week, which includes drinks each week. All ages are welcome.
At the end of the eight-week clinic, there will be a tournament, a cookout and a pool party.
For additional information, call (918) 647-3488.
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The Heavener Ballpark and Heavener Chamber of Commerce will have a 7-3 Coed Softball Tournament on Saturday at Blues Park.
During the LeFlore County Bass Clubâ€™s 2014 tournament season that ended June 21 at Wards Landing on Wister Lake, 38 teams competed for the title of Team of the Year.
The 2014 Team of the Year honors went to the duo of Josh Walls and Eric Fairless, who caught a total of 66.32 pounds of bass.
Jason Wickware and Russ Warner were second in the race for Team of the Year as they caught 63.62 pounds. Jeff Hardin and Dennis Roper were third (60.47 pounds), followed by Haskell and A.J. Higgins (59.55) and Joey Chitwood and Tony Parker (55.68).
Save the world, recycle.
Editorâ€™s note: Each divisionâ€™s results and point standings will have the top three and any other local racers.
Pure Stock Race
1. Marshall Penson, Van Buren, Ark.; 2. Lowell Steward, Rudy, Ark.; 3. Jalon Brewton, Alma, Ark.; 8. Junior Thornburg, Spiro.
Factory Stock Race
1. Jay Anderson, Springdale, Ark.; 2. Jerome Heinrich, Huntsville, Ark.; 3. Darren Scott, Springdale.
Super Stocko Race
1. Tony Anglin, Walnut Ridge, Ark.; 2. Dylan Davlin, Shady Point; 3. Neil Johnston, Fort Smith, Ark.; 5. Robert Knowles, Buffalo Valley; 6. Ron Grover, Pocola.
USRA A Modified Race No. 1
The final session of the Wolf Ridge Junior Golf Clinic will take place Wednesday afternoon at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The clinic is open to youth ages 5 and older. The clinic for ages 5 to 17 will be from 4 to 5 p.m. for the next four weeks. Cost is $10 per golfer per session.
The clinic for ages 18 and older will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per golfer per session.
For additional information, call Randall Wheat at (918) 721-1596 or the pro shop at (918) 647-2582.
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There will be some changes on the basketball sidelines when the 2014-15 seasons get going in late November/December for Pocola High School.
For starters, Poteau boys coach and former Indian player Scott Nelke will coach the Indians, who had been coached by Eric Ladd.
However Pocola fans, have no fear. Ladd will still be around as he will now coach the Lady Indians after three-year coach Carrie Covey will step down to only coach fast- and slow-pitch softball.
Billy Leaptrot will now get his chance to live out his dream â€” coaching.
Leaptrot will be the new Panama Lady Razorbacks basketball coach, taking over for Dennis Wright who became the girls coach at Sallisaw-Central High School.
â€śI just graduated in May from UAFS [the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith], so this will be my first coaching job,â€ť Leaptrot said Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse on his first day to see his new team. â€śIâ€™m ready to hit the ground running.â€ť
ROGERS, Ark. â€” Poteau golfer Cody Shore finished in the top 20 at this week's KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior Open at Lost Springs Golf and Athletic Club.
Shore, who won the Class 4A state title last month, finished tied for 19th with a 75-75-72â€”222, 6-over par.
The winner of the boys division was Kyler Tate of Winter Garden, Fla., who shot a 68-68-71â€”207, 9-under par to best the field of 54 golfers.