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January 12th, 2015

Nancy Jean Miller Neal

January 12, 2015

Nancy Jean Miller Neal, 68, of Poteau passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Poteau.

Nancy was born March 3, 1946, in Haileyville to Vernon William and Effie Evamae (Oldaker) Lilley. She was a homemaker.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; 1-year-old first-born son, Curtis Lee McClode; sisters, Rita Lilley, Millie Strosser; brother, Curtis Ray Lilley.

January 11th

CASC teams sweep pair from NOC-Tonkawa; Carl Albert entertains Murray State teams Monday night

January 11, 2015

Getting 15 points and nine rebounds from Vanessa Matlock proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 84-70 win over the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks on Thursday night.
Holding the Mavericks to 34.6-percent shooting from the field was the key for the Vikings in their 61-53 win on Thursday night.
The CASC teams will return to action Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse against Murray State College. The women's contest will be at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m.

Callahan repeats as Pigskin Picks Contest winner for seventh win of football season

January 11, 2015

Alan Callahan was the lucky man for the second straight week as he won his seventh overall Poteau Daily News’ Pigskin Picks Contest last week, going 10-5 and winning the tie-breaker — which was the score between last weekend’s Detroit-Dallas playoff game, which was won by the Cowboys 24-20. Callahan won $25 for his winning ballot.

Sports Briefs

January 11, 2015

The Poteau Pirates Quarterback Club will have a fundraising Frito chili pie dinner from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. today at the Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center. The dinner is $5 per person.
There will also be a pie auction as well as tickets being sold for a drawing for a Colt rifle.
All proceeds will help fund future expenses for the Poteau Pirates Quarterback Club.
For additional information, call Paul Wilson at (918) 839-7228 or Jerry Pitchford at (918) 721-9878.
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January 10th

2015 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament Updated Bracket after Day 6 (FINALS)

January 10, 2015

Thursday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

January 10, 2015

BOKOSHE — The Wister Wildcats spoiled the Bokoshe Tigers' shot at a modest two-game winning streak Thursday night with a 93-53 victory at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
The Wildcats jumped out to a 25-9 lead after a period and never looked back.
Panama 67, McCurtain 46: In McCurtain, the Razorbacks pretty much led from start to finish, taking a 15-11 lead after a period, a 31-24 halftime advantage and a 48-37 lead into the final quarter.

Thursday/Early Friday High School Girls Basketball Roundup

January 10, 2015

BOKOSHE — The Bokoshe Lady Tigers got back on the winning track Thursday night with a 58-44 home win over the Wister Lady Wildcats at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
Trailing 13-9 after a period, the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Wildcats 49-29 over the final three periods to get the come-from-behind win.
Panama 60, McCurtain 53: In McCurtain, the Lady Razorbacks won for the second time in 48 hours.
Quinton 45, Pocola 36: In Quinton, the Lady Savages, who trailed 8-4 after a period, outscored the Lady Indians 17-7 in the second quarter to take a 21-15 halftime lead.

2015 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament Boys Consolation Champions

January 10, 2015

2015 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament Girls Consolation Champions

January 10, 2015

Poteau wrestlers pin first loss on Vian

January 10, 2015

VIAN — The Poteau Pirates wrestling team posted a 43-33 victory on the Vian Wolverines, handing the host team its first loss of the season in 11 duals.
The Pirates, along with Talihina's four wrestlers, will be in the McAlester Tournament this weekend.

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