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August 15th, 2015

Whitesboro, Howe girls winners in Whitesboro Invitational openers; Leflore girls lose to Stringtown

August 15, 2015

WHITESBORO — The host Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs and the Howe Lady Lions were victors on opening day of the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs Invitational on Thursday.
Whitesboro got past Clayton 5-3, while Howe blanked Buffalo Valley 8-0.
The third local team in the field, the Leflore Lady Savages, fell 8-0 to the Stringtown Lady Tigers.

August 14th

Poteau Red-White Scrimmage Saturday morning on practice field; admission will be Gatorade, towels, soap, detergent

August 14, 2015

There was a chance there was not going to be a Red-White Interteam Scrimmage this preseason due to turf installation issues, but as the saying goes, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”
The Pirates will have their annual Red-White Scrimmage at 9 a.m. Saturday on the practice field just south of the fieldhouse at Costner Stadium. Admission is small bottles of Gatorade, towels, liquid soap and liquid detergent.

Thursday’s High School Softball Roundup

August 14, 2015

A couple of big innings doomed the Poteau Lady Pirates in their 11-4 home loss to the Sequoyah-Tahlequah Lady Indians on Thursday afternoon.
Wister 3, Red Oak 2, 8 inn.: In Wister, Sooner Vanhook’s two-out, RBI single in the eighth inning scored Stevee McMillin with the game-winning run.
Spiro 9, Colbert 2: At Rock Creek Lady Mustangs Invitational in Blue, the Lady Bulldogs, who trailed 1-0 in the opening inning, scored twice in the first inning and three runs in the second for a 5-1 lead after two innings.

Poteau cross country runners begin season Saturday at Tulsa

August 14, 2015

The 2015 season will begin for the Poteau High School cross country teams Saturday at the Riverside 5,000 in Tulsa.
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2015 Poteau Cross Country Schedule
Date Meet Site
Aug. 15 Riverside 5,000 Tulsa
Aug. 22 Bacone College Invitational Muskogee
Sept. 3 Tahlequah Invitational Tahlequah
Sept. 12 Seq.-Tahlequah Invitational Tahlequah
Sept. 26 OSU Jamboree Stillwater
Oct. 3 Chili Pepper Invitational Fayetteville, Ark.
Oct. 8 Class 4A Pre-State Meet Shawnee

August 13th

High School Softball Roundup

August 13, 2015

TAHLEQUAH — The Poteau Lady Pirates were able to only muster one hit in Tuesday’s 9-0 loss to the Tahlequah Lady Tigers.
Heavener 8, Howe 0; Heavener 14, Leflore 0; Howe 17, Leflore 4: Tuesday in Heavener, the Lady Wolves won both games in their home openers.
Spiro 8, Wister 3: Tuesday in Wister, the Lady Bulldogs opened their season victoriously by breaking a 3-all tie with a single run in the third inning and four runs in the fifth — highlighted by Shakyrah Gladness’ grand-slam home run.

Tuesday’s High School Baseball Roundup

August 13, 2015

SMITHVILLE — The Howe Lions dropped their season opener 8-1 to the Smithville Braves on Tuesday afternoon.
Red Oak 19, Leflore 0: In Red Oak, the Eagles spoiled the debut of Mark Warren as new coach for the Savages.
Editor’s note: Look for the story about Cameron’s season opener at Preston in Friday's edition.

August 12th

Sports Photo of the Week

August 12, 2015

2015 Rock Creek Lady Mustangs Softball Tournament Bracket

August 12, 2015

Monday's High School Softball Roundup

August 12, 2015

The Mark Reichert era got underway at Pocola in fine fashion as his new team, the Pocola Lady Indians, opened their 2015 fast-pitch softball season with a 17-9 road win over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Monday afternoon.
With the game tied at 4 after six innings, the Lady Indians erupted with 13 runs in the seventh inning, aided by five Poteau errors, to take a 17-4 lead.
Cameron 10, Crowder 3: In Cameron, Cameron pitcher Dakotha Battice struck out seven batters and allowed only one earned run as the Lady Yellowjackets got their fall season off and flying.

Whitesboro rally lifts Bulldogs past Smithville for season-opening win

August 12, 2015

WHITESBORO — A late rally propeled the Whitesboro Bulldogs to a 7-5 come-from-behind victory over the Smithville Braves for a season-opening win Monday afternoon.


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