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August 26th, 2015

Monday's High School Softball Roundup

August 26, 2015

HEAVENER — Sydney Crase's RBI single in the sixth inning scoring Kacee Manley broke a 4-all tie as the Heavener Lady Wolves rallied past the Poteau Lady Pirates 5-4 Monday afternoon.
Spiro 4, Pocola 3; Spiro 4, Stilwell 2; Pocola 7, Stilwell 3: In Spiro, the Lady Bulldogs won both games of their home three-way Monday afternoon, while Pocola's girls won their battle of Lady Bulldogs with Stilwell.
Howe 9, Arkoma 2: In Arkoma, the Lady Lions rallied from a 2-0 first-inning deficit with a single run in the third, two runs in the fourth, a single run in the fifth and five runs in the seventh.

Monday's High School Baseball Roundup

August 26, 2015

CAMERON — Whitesboro pitcher Bronco Harjo pitched a two-hitter and struck out four batters as the Bulldogs blanked the Cameron Yellowjackets 10-0 Monday afternoon. It was his first win this season.
Wister 11, McCurtain 1; Wister 8, McCurtain 0: In Wister, the Wildcats swept a pair from the visiting Bulldogs.
Oktaha 11, Leflore 0: Oktaha pitcher Brock Rodden threw a five-inning complete game with six strikeouts and scattering four hits.

Friday’s High School Softball Roundup

August 26, 2015

CLAREMORE — The Poteau Lady Pirates suffered a pair of losses Friday in the Rogers State College Classic, falling 6-3 to Sand Springs and 7-2 to Muskogee.
Cameron 7, Arkoma 2: In Cameron, the Lady Yellowjackets rallied from a 2-0 first-inning deficit with a four-run third inning to take the lead for good at 4-2 after three innings.
Leflore 12, Indianola 2: In Leflore, the Lady Savages jumped out to a 2-0 lead after an inning, which became a 6-0 advantage by the end of two.

Pocola girls beat Hartshorne, McAlester in Robbers Cave Shootout on Friday; Saturday's action for Lady Indians, Howe girls rained out

August 26, 2015

WILBURTON — The Pocola Lady Indians got a pair of wins Friday in the Robbers Cave Shootout, beating Hartshorne 9-2 and blanking McAlester 5-0.
The final day of action in the event for both the Lady Indians and the Howe Lady Lions was rained out, with no make-up date set.

Heavener girls blank Elgin, McLoud in Hall of Fame Shootout; Spiro goes 3-1

August 26, 2015

SHAWNEE — The Heavener Lady Wolves won both of their games Friday in the Hall of Fame Shootout, blanking Elgin 7-0 and McLoud 16-0 at the Ballfield at Firelake.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs played on both days, splitting Friday's games — beating Cache 6-3 but losing to Bethel 9-3 — before winning twice on Saturday, over McLoud 9-1 and Grove 7-5.

August 25th

U.S. Marshals Museum to Host ‘Meet the Marshals’ Lunch & Learn

August 25, 2015

FORT SMITH, Ark. (Aug. 25, 2015) – Join the U.S. Marshals Museum this Friday, Aug. 28 at noon for a Lunch & Learn and hear from representatives of the local U.S. Marshals office. The event, which will be held at the museum’s office at 14 North 3rd Street in Fort Smith, is free and open to the public. 

“Bring your lunch, and come learn about the great work the U.S. Marshals Service is doing right here in Fort Smith,” said Leslie Higgins, director of education for the U.S. Marshals Museum. “We look forward to seeing you at the Lunch & Learn on Friday.”

LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament seeding meeting set Wednesday; LCT begins Monday at PARC

August 25, 2015

The 2015 LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament seeding meeting will take place Wednesday night, so I'll have the details in print in Friday morning's edition.
Sallisaw at Poteau, 4 p.m.
Heavener at Cameron, 4 p.m.
Pocola at Howe, 4 p.m.
Talihina at Wister, 4 p.m.
Wilburton at Leflore, 5 p.m.
Arkoma at Keota, 4 p.m.
Whitesboro at Smithville, 4:30 p.m.
Panama at Quinton, 4:30 p.m.
Spiro vs. Muldrow, TBA.
Talihina at Hartshorne, 4 p.m.
Poteau at Muldrow, 5 p.m.
Wister at Cameron, 4 p.m.
Panama at Howe, 4 p.m.

Poteau cross country runner second at Bacone College Invitational

August 25, 2015

MUSKOGEE — Poteau Lady Pirates cross country runner Kandace Standridge was runner-up in Saturday morning’s Bacone College Invitational. She ran the 5,000-meter course in a time of 19:45.

Whitesboro pitcher perfect against Achille, but Bulldogs fall to Boswell

August 25, 2015

BOSWELL — Whitesboro pitcher Ethan Adams threw a three-inning perfect game as the Bulldogs routed the Achille Eagles 15-0 as part of a three-way Friday afternoon.
However, Whitesboro coach Bryan Cartwright's team got handled by his brother Alan's team from Boswell as the Scorpions got a no-hitter from their pitcher against the ’Dogs in a 12-0 victory.

August 24th

Poteau Pirates shine in scrimmage at Heavener

August 24, 2015

When new Poteau football coach Forrest Mazey came on board last spring, he was well aware of the rushing expertise of senior Roger Barcheers, but he also knew that the Pirates were loaded and deep at all the skill positions. He introduced the Pirates to a full-blown no-huddle speed offense. What was learned at the abbreviated scrimmage Friday night against the Heavener Wolves at Harvey Stadium was that even though the offensive schemes are still in its infancy, Poteau’s opponents must be ready for the Pirates moving the ball.

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