October 26th, 2014
PANAMA â€” The Panama Razorbacks won for the third straight outing Friday night at George Ollie Stadium as the Hogs routed the Wilburton Diggers 49-6 in District 2A-6 action.
POCOLA â€” The Pocola Indians were hoping they could sent their seniors out winners for the final time at John Carter Field. The visiting Vian Wolverines had other ideas.
The Wolverines spoiled Senior Night for the Indians with a 68-0 shutout Friday night in District 2A-6 action.
WETUMKA â€” The homestanding Wetumka Chieftains proved to be too much for the Arkoma Mustangs as the Chieftains prevailed 63-14 Friday night in District B-4 action. The came was called in the third quarter due to the mercy rule.
The closing words of the legendary opening to the classic television show â€śStar Trekâ€ť said, â€ś... to go where no man has gone before.â€ť Two Heavener High School cross country runners, Frank Cruz and Barbara Johnson, will go where they've never gone before â€” the Class 3A State Meet, which will be this morning at Shawnee's Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech Center.
For Poteau Pirate senior cross country runner Daniel Delgadillo, he hopes he will cap his first and only season of running with a berth to next weekend's Class 4A State Meet at Shawnee's Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech Center.
â€śI'm very excited,â€ť said Delgadillo, whose Pirates will run at the Class 4A Regional Meet at 2:30 this afternoon at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa after the Lady Pirates' regional meet at 2 p.m. â€śThis is my first year to do cross country. If we make state, I think I'd be very excited at the opportunity.â€ť
TALIHINA â€” it was indeed a happy homecoming for Class Aâ€™s third-ranked Talihina Golden Tigers on Friday night at Doc Robinson Stadium as they routed the Quinton Savages 54-12 in a District A-6 contest.
In the post game huddle two things were said. Senior lineman Mark Garner said, â€śI have never been part of that bad of a beat down before. We played very strong.â€ť
Poteau coach Greg Werner said, â€śWe are starting to peak at the right time. We need to have another strong week of practice next week for we are going to play for the whole bag of marbles against Fort Gibson.â€ť
The Pirates crushed the Sallisaw Black Diamonds by the score of 48-14 Friday night at Costner Stadium.
SPIRO â€” Led by D.T Nealâ€™s four touchdowns, the Spiro Bulldogs downed the Heavener Wolves 46-14 on Spiroâ€™s homecoming night Friday night at McClain Stadium.
PAOLI â€” There are no more winless teams in LeFlore County on the gridiron. The Bokoshe Tigers got their first win of the 2014 season as well as in District C-4 play Friday night, downing the Paoli Pugs 28-6.
Joyce Harper Whisenant, 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born in Tulsa to William Percy Harper and Moselle Price Harper.
Joyce grew up in Poteau, where she met her future husband, William E. â€śWhizâ€ť Whisenant. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma A&M University and was a member of Chi Omega.