Archive - Sports Article
January 15th, 2015
I wish we could say it started out as a dream, but it didnâ€™t. It all started out as a way to harness the energy of a very rambunctious 4-year old. Ashby Clark wasnâ€™t untrained or disobedient. He was just busy and creative.
This creativity and strategy in thinking, and abundance of energy is what led to the dream.
The fifth annual He-Man Polar Bear Classic took place Saturday at Grasshopper Landing on Broken Bow Lake.
Bryce Archey and Eric Fairless won the tournament with 16.64 pounds caught, which included Fairless' big bass weighing 6.05 pounds. The duo earned $200, with Fairless earning an extra $40 for the big bass winner.
Randy Martin and Bucky McGee were runners-up (5.41 pounds), while â€śTeam He-Manâ€ť comprised of Ed and Mike Sockey, Jody Adams and Jeff Roberts were third (4.02).
Save the world, recycle.
God bless our troops and our veterans.
Have a great weekend.
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Faith Community Nazarene Church is getting ready for this yearâ€™s Upward Sports basketball and cheerleading league.
Saturday will be the final day to register for either or both leagues. Registration will take place in hour-long sessions on Saturday morning inside the Pansy Kidd Middle School Gym. The kindergarten 4s and 5s will register from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by the first- through third-graders from 10 to 11 a.m. and the fourth- through sixth-graders from 11 a.m. to noon.
Registration may also be done online by going to https://login.upward.org/?route=registration&id=UPW57560.
The Poteau High School basketball teams split their home games Tuesday night with Muldrow. The Pirates made the Bulldogs walk the plank in a 60-42 victory, but the Lady Bulldogs downed the Lady Pirates 49-40.
WISTER â€” The Wister Wildcats picked up a home win Tuesday night, downing the Arkoma Mustangs 65-47
The Wildcats broke a 21-all halftime tie by outscoring the Mustangs 21-10 in the third quarter to take a 42-31 lead into the final period.
Howe 63, Panama 50: In Howe, the Lions jumped out to a 13-9 lead after a period en route to a 28-20 halftime advantage and a 46-37 lead going into the final quarter.
HOWE â€” The Howe Lady Lions stayed perfect on the season Tuesday night with a 78-33 victory over the Panama Lady Razorbacks at the Howe Gym.
The Lady Lions led 16-10 after a period, but they outscored the Lady â€™Backs 22-12 in the second quarter to take a 38-22 halftime lead en route to a 57-26 advantage going into the final period.
Arkoma 71, Wister 35: In Wister, the Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 27-8 lead after a period and never looked back.
McALESTER â€” Six local high school wrestlers placed in last weekendâ€™s McAlester Tournament, which took place Friday and Saturday at Brumley Gym.
Four of the six were Pirates, with two of them winning titles â€” Sam Shore (152 pounds) and Jake Sheehan (160).
Poteauâ€™s Roderick Hornbuckle was runner-up at 145 pounds, while Zach Baker was fourth at 170 pounds.
Two Talihina wrestlers placed as well. Domnick Shedd was third at 195 pounds, while Logan Hillebrand was fourth at heavyweight.