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It will be County Tournament Week next week, at least the high school version.
The 2014 LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Tournament will begin Monday and end Thursday in Panama. The bracket will appear in Saturday's edition.
This year's event would appear to be as wide open as it has been in a while, with half the teams of the 12-team tournament field capable of winning the county title. Will Poteau make it seven straight fast-pitch county titles, or will one of the other teams dethrone the Lady Pirates. Time will tell.
STILWELL â€” Spiroâ€™s Marvin McFerren scored four touchdowns and McKinley Whitfield scored three more to enable the Bulldogs to down the homestanding Stilwell Indians 47-40 Friday night.
Trailing 33-27 at halftime, the Indians took as 34-33 lead with 6:02 left in the third quarter on Colby Huvalâ€™s 63-yard touchdown pass from Jaron Vaughn.
The â€™Dogs regained the lead on McFerrenâ€™s third TD on the night, this one a 10-yard run. After D.T. Neal caught quarterback Whitfieldâ€™s pass for the two-point conversion, Spiro had a 41-34 lead.
Heavener Wolves football coach used a stall tactic â€” or Stallings, as in Dillan Stallings, tactic â€” in getting his team a season-opening win over the homestanding Atoka Wampus Cats on Friday night at Phillips Field.
Stallings scored four touchdowns and a two-point conversion to help the Wolves down the Wampus Cats 32-14.
HOWE â€” Wister pitcher Scotty Gibson no-hit the Cameron Yellowjackets to lead the Wildcats to a 2-1 victory to win the 2014 Howe Wood Bat Tournament on Saturday night at Lions Field.
The â€™Cats reached the finals with a 7-1 victory over the Leflore Savages in Saturday afternoonâ€™s championship semifinals.
The â€™Jackets made the title game with a 4-2 win over the Smithville Braves, who beat the Savages 5-4 in the third-place game.
TUSHKA â€” Kati Pattersonâ€™s two-out, three-run double propelled the Wister Lady Wildcats to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over the Tushka Lady Tigers to win the Tushka Tournament on Saturday.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Pocola Lady Indians 4-2 in the winnerâ€™s-bracket finals and the Rock Creek Lady Mustangs 1-0 in the winnerâ€™s-bracket semifinals.
The host Lady Tigers blanked the Lady Indians 3-0 in the loserâ€™s-bracket final after Pocola lost to Wister.
TALIHINA â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates ended last week on a high note with a 9-3 road win over the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers on Friday afternoon.
The Lady Pirates broke a 3-all tie with a pair of three-run innings in the fifth and sixth innings for a 9-3 lead.
Poteau took a 3-0 lead after two innings with a single run in the opening frame and two runs in the third inning, only to see Talihina score three in the fourth inning to knot the game at 3.
Leflore 5, Cameron 4: In Leflore, Kaylee Roath got the win for the Lady Savages. Camri Duncan was 2-for-2 with two runs batted in.
Linda Diane Dudley, 65, of Heavener died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
No services are planned. Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Betty Jean Claunts, 81, of Cameron died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Cameron.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home.