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April 3rd, 2014
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” Last weekend, martial arts students from Oklahoma Combat Sports, Ethan Carey, L.J. Butler, Garrett Butler and Bret Butler, competed in the 2014 Oklahoma State BJJ Championships. This was these athletes' first-ever state championships appearance.
Carey won two gold medals, L.J. Butler took home a gold and two silver medals, Garrett Butler won two bronze medals and Bret Butler took home a bronze medal.
Their coaches are Steve Young and Duke Nobles.
The Dakota McCoy Memorial Scholarship Bass Tournament will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. The entry fee is $40 per angler. The top three placers will receive a cash payout, and they will have a â€śRam Beast of the Weekâ€ť big bass sponsored by Martin-Dunn Dodge.
There will be a cookout sponsored by PriceCutter, with The Community State Bank â€śPit Masterâ€ť Michael Bailey cooking the food, after the tournament concludes. There will also be drawings for various prizes.
The Poteau High School soccer teams split their homecoming games Tuesday with Hilldale. The Pirates, the defending Class 4A state champions, beat the Hornets 3-1, but the Lady Hornets stung the Lady Pirates 5-1.
The Poteau teams will travel to meet Atoka on Friday, with the girls game at 5 p.m. and the boys at 7 p.m. at Atoka's Phillips Field.
POCOLA â€” A late-inning rally propelled the Pocola Lady Indians to an 11-9 come-from-behind victory over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Tuesday afternoon to give their coach, Carrie Covey, a nice birthday present.
Trailing 9-7 in the sixth inning, the Lady Indians got a solo home run by Courtney Hargrove, a two-run homer by Madison Hudkins and and RBI double by Sammie Kuhns to produce four runs and the win.
Whitesboro 10, Talihina 0; Battiest 4, Whitesboro 3: In Talihina, the Lady Bulldogs split their two games in Tuesday's three-way.
MIDWEST CITY â€” The Carl Albert State College softball team suffered a pair of road losses Tuesday afternoon against Rose State College. The Lady Vikings lost 1-0 in the opener, then dropped the nightcap 9-6.
HEAVENER â€” The Poteau Pirates are the defending LeFlore County Baseball Tournament champions, while the Spiro Bulldogs are the top seed. They will meet to see who plays for the 2014 county title.
The Pirates defeated the Pocola Indians, while the Bulldogs got past the tournament-host Heavener Wolves by identical 7-1 scores in Tuesday's winner's-bracket semifinals.
The Pirates and the â€™Dogs will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at Poteau High School's Town Creek Park for the right to get to Friday night's title game here at 7 p.m.
CAMERON â€” It appeared at about the stroke of midnight that the ball was still going to continue for the Cameron Yellowjackets in the 2014 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament.
After they beat the Talihina Golden Tigers 5-4 in 10 innings Tuesday on their home field, it appeared that at midnight, they outlasted the Wister Wildcats 4-2 in 11 innings.
WISTER â€” Of the four teams who played Tuesday at this site in the 2014 LeFlore County Tournament, it was the Panama Razorbacks who stayed alive into today's action.
The Hogs downed the Leflore Savages 21-10 and got past the Whitesboro Bulldogs 4-3 in eight innings.
The Savages eliminated the Howe Lions 17-5 in the middle game.