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November 24th, 2014

John Carter

November 24, 2014

John Carter, 47, of Pocola died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, after a battle with cancer. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.

Sheri Lee Ferguson

November 24, 2014

Sheri Lee Ferguson, 53, of Cameron died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, after a battle with cancer.

Sheri was born in Bakersfield, Calif., on Sept. 8, 1961, to Bennie Ray and Judith Lee (Estep) Sullivan. Sheri moved to Cameron 25 years ago where she raised her family with her loving husband. Sheri was a customer service manager at Southern Star when she fell ill. A heartfelt thank you to the management and staff at Southern Star for their love and support. Sheri was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

New 10 Commandments monument being built

November 24, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican legislator whose family paid $10,000 for a Ten Commandments monument that is at the center of a lawsuit said he has ordered a new one after someone drove a car across the statehouse lawn and smashed it into pieces.

State Rep. Mike Ritze said he has ordered an identical Ten Commandments monument that is currently under construction and, like the first one, will be built entirely with private funds.

VIDEO: Cowboys rally to beat Giants despite Beckham Jr.'s performance

November 24, 2014

The Cowboys rally to beat the Giants.

November 23rd

Cameron teams spoil season openers for Bokoshe

November 23, 2014

BOKOSHE — Cameron's Abbi Hambrick only hit one basket all night, but it was the one that counted most. Her 3-point basket with 16 seconds left lifted the Lady Yellowjackets to a 42-41 victory over the homestanding Bokoshe Lady Tigers on Thursday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse to spoil the season opener for the Lady Tigers.
The ’Jackets did likewise to the Tigers, downing the home team 67-47 to earn a sweep for Cameron over Bokoshe.

CASC men rally to down Eastern, but Lady Vikings fall to Lady Mountaineers

November 23, 2014

Mairega Clark's 29 points and good defense from the Carl Albert State College won the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference opener 78-72 over the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers on Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Despite getting 18 points from Bria Caldwell, it wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings as they lost their OCAC opener 78-70 to the Lady Mountaineers.

Basketball tournament slated Dec. 6-7

November 23, 2014

The Poteau Bandit fifth-grade football team will have a basketball tournament Dec. 6-7 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The tournament is open to boys and girls teams whose players are in grades three through eight. The cost is $120 per team.
For third-, fourth- and fifth-grade teams, call or text (918) 649-3217.
For sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade teams, call or text (479) 629-6087.
Text messages are preferred with the coach’s name and phone number, team’s name and grade as well as the number of players. Each team may have a maximum of 10 players.

November 22nd

Talihina handles Morrison to reach state quarterfinals; Golden Tigers will get rematch with Ringling next week

November 22, 2014

In pregame warm-ups, one could tell that this game was going to be a battle of quarterbacks, Morrison’s Jordan Quinata and Talihina’s Alan Lockhart. After Quinata had his moments in the opening half, the Talihina defense shut him down.
Meanwhile, Lockhart ran wild all night long as the Golden Tigers advanced to the Class A state quarterfinals with a 62-20 victory over the Wildcats on Friday night at Doc Robinson Stadium.

No. 2 Adair too much for Panama

November 22, 2014

The Panama Razorbacks saw their Cinderella season come to a screeching halt Friday night with a 74-13 loss to Class 2A’s No. 2 team, the Adair Warriors, in a second-round game at Adair.

2014 Local High School Football Final District Standings

November 22, 2014

District 4A-4 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Fort Gibson-x 7-0 10-0 +100
Tulsa Metro Christian-y 6-1 8-2 +63
Poteau-y 5-2 6-4 +58
Sallisaw-y 4-3 6-4 +3
Broken Bow 3-4 5-5 -23
Stilwell 2-5 2-8 -61
Tulsa Central 1-6 2-8 -54
Muldrow 0-7 1-9 -86
• • •
District 3A-8 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Roland-y 5-1 9-1 +50
Eufaula-x 5-1 8-2 +44
Idabel-x 4-2 8-2 +24
Spiro-x 4-2 7-2 +19
Stigler 2-4 2-8 +1
Heavener 1-5 2-8 -61
Valliant 0-6 0-10 -77
• • •
District 2A-6 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Hartshorne-x 6-0 9-1 +83
Vian-y 5-1 7-3 +67
Panama-y 4-2 7-3 +17


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