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February 21st, 2015

CASC baseball squad drops road game to archrival Eastern; Vikings entertain Paris, Texas, on Tuesday afternoon

February 21, 2015

WILBURTON — The Carl Albert State College baseball team scheduled an improptu match-up with its archrivals, the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers, Thursday afternoon, but the Vikings lost 9-6.
The Vikings will return to action at noon Tuesday with a home doubleheader against Paris, Texas, at Ival Goodman Field.

February 20th

Whitesboro teams sweep Pittsburg in Class B Regional Tournament; Lady Bulldogs, ’Dogs play Chattanooga for title Saturday night, but both will play in next week’s area tournament

February 21, 2015

BENNINGTON — If there was some background music playing during Thursday night’s winner’s-bracket semifinal of the Class B Regional Tournament, that song might have been, “Who Let the Dogs Out,” since the games were won by a pair of Bulldog teams.
The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs defeated Pittsburg 55-48, then the ’Dogs routed the Panthers 65-36.

Arkoma girls, Cameron boys reach consolation finals at Class A Regional Tournament; Keota girls stay alive on opening day, but Mustangs see season end

February 21, 2015

The Arkoma Lady Mustangs and the Cameron Yellowjackets each split their first two games of the Class A Regional Tournament, thus reaching this afternoon’s consolation championship games at Kiowa.
The Lady Mustangs stayed alive Friday afternoon with a 66-47 rout of the Haileyville Lady Warriors in Kiowa after falling 59-57 Thursday night to the Rattan Lady Rams in Antlers.
Arkoma will play the Keota-Boswell winner at 1:30 this afternoon in Kiowa for the regional consolation championship, and a trip to the Class A Area Tournament next week at Ada High School’s Cougar Athletic Center.

Leflore, Red Oak boys reach tonight’s Class B regional finals in Wilburton as well as RO, Buffalo Valley girls; Lady Savages beat Eagletown after losing to BV; Bokoshe girls win, but Tigers eliminated

February 21, 2015

The Leflore Savages, the Red Oak teams and the Buffalo Valley girls assured themselves of at least one more week of basketball Thursday night.
The Savages routed the Buffalo Valley Buffaloes 53-35 Thursday night in Calvin, while the Eagles got past the Eagletown Eagles 51-44 Thursday at the Wilburton Gym in the Class B Regional Tournament championship semifinals. The Savages and the Eagles will meet at 8 tonight at the Wilburton Gym for the regional title, but both teams will advance to next week’s area tournament at Colbert.

February 19th

Poteau basketball seniors ready for final postseason; Lady Pirates, Pirates play Friday night at Muldrow in Class 4A District Tournament

February 19, 2015

The Class 4A playoffs will begin Friday night for the Poteau High School basketball teams. The seniors are ready.
“I’m excited that we’ve made it to this point,” said senior Tabitha Waldrop, whose Lady Pirates will face the homestanding Muldrow Lady Bulldogs at 6:30 p.m. “I’m not going to play basketball in college, but I can’t wait to see what we can do in the playoffs — and I can’t wait to see what the girls are going to do next year.”

Howe player enjoying second chance at hoops; Lady Lions, Lions seek district titles Saturday night, but other Class 4A, 3A, 2A teams begin postseason Friday night

February 19, 2015

A little more than a year ago, Howe basketball player LuAnn Davis went through some of the most adversity any human being could. During her senior season, she kept collapsing on the court — including during the 82nd LeFlore County Tournament.
Davis ended up having open-heart surgery to repair the problem, which if it not had been surgically corrected possibly could have claimed her life.

Sports Briefs

February 19, 2015

The second annual Hungry Like the Wolf 5k/10k fun run/walk and two-mile walk will take place beginning at noon Saturday at Blues Park in Heavener. Race-day registration and packet pick-up will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Packets may also be picked up from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Heavener High School.
The entry fee is $25 per runner.
All proceeds will benefit the Heavener High School track and cross country programs. The course will begin at Blues Park and end at Daylight Donuts at 710 North Highway 59.
For additional information, call Kristen Andrews at (918) 653-4307.
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Poteau senior heavyweight hopes to make state in his final opportunity; Pirates will be in regional tournament this weekend at Catoosa

February 19, 2015

All it takes it one chance. However, for Poteau senior heavyweight Hank Galetka, this will be his last chance to make the Class 4A State Tournament.
“It would mean the world to me,” said Galetka, who along with his Pirates teammates will try to seek a state berth at the Class 4A Regional Tournament on Friday and Saturday in Catoosa. “Wrestling all the time and not going for state, but finally getting to go my senior year, would make it mean a lot more to me. I'm looking forward to this weekend.”
To make state, wrestlers will have to finish in the top four in their respective weight classes.

Carl Albert basketballers lose to Murray State College; Lady Vikings, Vikings entertain NOC-Enid tonight

February 19, 2015

A free throw late proved to be the difference for the Murray State College Lady Aggies in their 65-63 win in overtime over the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings on Tuesday night at Beames Fieldhouse in Tishomingo.
Getting 12 points from Devin Spann wasn’t enough for the Vikings in their 70-45 loss to the Aggies in Tuesday night’s nightcap.
The CASC teams will return home tonight for contests against Northern Oklahoma College-Enid at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The women’s game will be at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s contest at 8 p.m.

Former Lady Viking boasts balanced weekly stats for Lyon College; Watson leads Scots to unblemished week, earns POW honor

February 19, 2015

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College senior guard Ashala Watson was the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2013-14, but has shown she has so much more to her game. Her balanced scoring, rebounding and assists helped her to receive the AMC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honor, the league office announced Monday.
Watson, a 5-2 guard from Magnolia, Ark., and a transfer to Lyon last season from Carl Albert State College, led Lyon to its 10th and 11th consecutive wins from Feb. 9-15 as the Scots posted a 2-0 mark.

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