February 21st, 2014
"Hungry Like A Wolf"
The inaugural â€śHungry Like the Wolfâ€ť 5k/10k Fun Run and 5K Fun Walk will take place at noon Saturday [Feb. 22] at Blues Park in Heavener.
The entry fee is $25 per participant. Checks should be made out to Heavener Public Schools. All proceeds will benefit the Heavener cross country and track programs.
The races will begin at Blues Park, located at the south end of town on U.S. 59, and will end at Daylight Donuts at 710 U.S. 59 north.
Parking will be available all along the race path, with shuttle service to the race's beginning.
Police, fire and Emergency Medical Services are responding [Feb. 21 2:20 p.m.] to a single vehicle accident near Fanshawe.
The only details Poteau Daily News has at this time is that one person was injured in the crash.
The annual chili cooking contest hosted by Carl Albert State College and Walmart will begin at 11 a.m. today [Feb. 21] at Costner-Balentine Student Center on the Poteau campus.
For three Poteau Pirate wrestlers, Khy Mote, Daylon Brewton and Devin Anderson, there's nothing more they want to do than make state in their final opportunities to do so. They will get that chance today and Saturday at the Class 4A Regional Tournament in Bristow. The top four finishers in each weight class will make the state tournament the following weekend in Oklahoma City.
Editor's note: The Talihina wrestlers will be at the Class 3A Regional Tournament today and Saturday at Plainview High School in Ardmore.
SHAWNEE â€” The Hodgen Lady Bulldogs won their Organization of Rural Elementary Schools [ORES] Division II State Tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at St. Gregory's University, downing Harmony 39-38.
The Lady Bulldogs will play tonight in the state semifinals for a shot at the state title on Saturday.
The Monroe Eagles, who won the 2014 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament, played their quarterfinal game in the ORES Division III State Tournament on Thursday at Seminole State College.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its second tournament of the 2014 circuit Sunday at Chicken Creek on Lake Tenkiller. There were 26 boats with 48 anglers who only caught a grand total of 11 fish weighing a collective 31.41 pounds. Each fish caught averaged 2.86 pounds.
Jerrid Keller and Bobby Williams won the event with 8.22 pounds to win $600. Jeff Hardin and Dennis Roper were runners-up (6.85 pounds, $360).
CLEVELAND, Okla. â€” The Leflore Lady Savages stayed alive in the Class B playoffs with a 49-23 win over the Paden Lady Pirates in the consolation side of the regional tournament Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Savages will play in the consolation semifinals here at 6:30 tonight with the winner playing for the consolation championship here at 1:30 p.m. Saturday for the right to go to next week's Class B Area Tournament at Sand Springs.
The news wasn't as good for the Bokoshe Tigers, who were eliminated 56-47 by the Paden Pirates, to finish the season at 1-20.
STUART â€” The Class A playoffs came to an end for the Cameron Yellowjackets Thursday afternoon as they lost 73-71 to the Clayton Bulldogs in the regional tournament consolation quarterfinals to end their season at 12-13.
The Arkoma Lady Mustangs and Mustangs played the host teams Thursday night for the right to get to Saturday night's regional title games, and earn automatic berths to next week's Class A Area Tournament at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Bloomer Sullivan Fieldhouse in Durant.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers ended the regular season in fine fashion Tuesday night with a 46-40 home victory over the Antlers Bearcats on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
Lady Luck did not go in the Lady Golden Tigers' favor as they lost a heartbreaking 32-29 game to the Lady Bearcats in Tuesday night's first game.
The Rev. Donald J. Taylor, 87, of Wister left his earthly home and arrived at his heavenly home on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. He came into this world as the son of Flora and Ewell Taylor on Dec. 31,1926, in Royal.