October 3rd, 2014
Jason Wickware and Russ Warner won the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce annual Bassnanza on Saturday at Applegate Cove on Robert S. Kerr Reservoir. The local duo hauled in 16.83 pounds to win the grand prize of $4,000. There were 56 boats in the event.
Itâ€™s Classic Weekeend
The LeFlore County Bass Club is having its 2014 Classic this weekend at Potato Hills South on Sardis Lake.
In a battle of the top 15 teams in Class 4A on Friday night as the 12th-ranked Poteau Pirates will welcome District 4A-4 newcomer, the sixth-ranked Tulsa Metro Christian Patriots, to Costner Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. contest.
The Pirates (2-2, 1-0 in district play) won for the second straight week, downing former Poteau assistant coach Rob Johnsonâ€™s Muldrow Bulldogs 38-13 last Friday night to celebrate homecoming.
The Spiro Bulldogs football team pass ed a big test last week, rallying to down the Roland Rangers 32-21 in the District 3A-8 opener last Friday night at McClain Stadium.
â€śWe made some adjustments at halftime,â€ť Spiro coach Chris Bunch said. â€śI was proud of the kids that they hooked up after being down at halftime. Some kids might have quit at that point, but ours didnâ€™t.â€ť
Now, itâ€™s another test, a road one, for Class 3Aâ€™s 10th-ranked â€™Dogs (4-0 overall, 1-0 in district play) as they will travel to meet the Eufaula Ironheads (3-1, 1-0) at 7 p.m. Friday.
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It will be a two-fold purpose served by Friday night's Pocola Indians football team's home game with the Antlers Bearcats at 7 p.m. at John Carter Field.
First off, it will be the District 2A-6 opener for the Indians, who was the lone team of the seven district teams to not play an opponent from 2A-6 last week. Pocola coach Rick Lang is glad his team will enter with the Indians' first win of the season â€” as they held on for a 28-26 victory over Warner last week.
Bobbie Jo Montgomery, 54, of Poteau died Sept. 25, 2014, in Poteau.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Vaughn Cemetery, Gilmore, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.Â
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The Panama Razorbacks will try to make a District 2A-6 statement for homecoming as they entertain the Hartshorne Miners for a crucial district game at 7 p.m. Friday at George Ollie Stadium.
The Razorbacks (3-1 overall, 1-0 in district play), tied for 16th in the Class 2A poll, are coming off a 14-12 road win over Antlers last week to begin District 2A-6 play. For the past six-plus quarters, the Hogs have allowed just 12 points â€” including pitching a shutout in the second half and in overtime on Sept. 19 at Warner in a 36-28 overtime victory after trailing 28-6 at halftime.