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February 6th, 2015
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs got back to their winning ways, and did so in a big way, with a 67-18 rout of the Panola Lady Bearcats on Thursday night at Steve Linker Gymnasium.
The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 25-0 lead after a period and never looked back.
Bokoshe 54, McCurtain 48: In McCurtain, the Lady Tigers got out to a 15-5 lead after one quarter and never lost their lead, although the Lady Bulldogs did outscore them 43-39 over the final three periods.
CLARKSVILLE, Ark. â€” The Carl Albert State College baseball team split its season-opening road doubleheader against the University of the Ozarks junior varsity Tuesday afternoon.
The Vikings took the nightcap 14-4 after losing the opener 5-2.
The Vikings will play their home openers Saturday and Sunday at Ival Goodman Field against Barton County, Kan. Saturday's twinbill will begin at 11:30 a.m., while Sunday's doubleheader will start at noon.
We had a full house for the ninth annual Junior He-Man Punt, Pass and Kick Competition on Saturday at â€śThe Jody Ray Sports Complex.â€ť
In the age 13-16 division, Micaela Bickford won with 32 points to earn $100, with Javan Self second (31 points, $75) and Lane Denis third (25, $50). Bickford won the Most Improved Athlete award and the Read-and-Recognition award, while Dennis won the â€śGot-A-Man-Downâ€ť Award as well as winning the tire throw. Self won the field goals title.
As gifted athletically as Talihina High School senior Alan Lockhart is, it wasnâ€™t so much if he would get a chance to play collegiate athletics but in what sport. It truly wasnâ€™t as hard a decision as one might have thought.
Lockhart, who played quarterback and defensive back for the Golden Tigers Class A state semifinal team the past two seasons, signed a football letter of intent with Southeastern Oklahoma State University in a signing ceremony Thursday afternoon on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
In the second game of the season, Pocola slotback DeAundre Wilkins suffered a lower leg injury against the Poteau junior varsity Sept. 11 at Costner Stadium. Despite not having as much playing time as he would have liked his senior season, Wilkins, who also played safety on defense, saw his playing career get extended as he signed with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M.
McALESTER â€” The Poteau Pirates wrestling team ended its regular season on a high note Tuesday night with a 48-32 win over the homestanding McAlester Buffaloes.
The Pirates will be off until the Class 4A Regional Tournament Feb. 20-21 at Catoosa.
The Stilwell High School basketball teams spoiled Senior Night for the Poteau squads Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Lady Indians survived a second-half rally by the Lady Pirates to post a 67-50 victory, then the Indians were too much for the Pirates as they left town 71-29 victors.
LEFLORE â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs took advantage of an illness-ridden Leflore Savage team to earn a hard-fought 48-42 victory Tuesday night on Nadine Carpenter Court.
The Bulldogs led 14-11 after a period, which became a 24-17 halftime advantage.
The Savages used a 14-9 third quarter to cut the deficit to 33-31 going into the final period, but the â€™Dogs outscored them 15-11 in the fourth quarter to hang on for the win.