For the second straight football season, the Poteau Pirates were a playoff team as well as enjoyed their third consecutive winning season.
The Pirates, who were 6-5 overall and 5-2 in District 4A-4, had 10 players make the 2014 All-District 4A-4 Team.
â€śWe had a good group of seniors,â€ť Poteau coach Greg Werner said. â€śIâ€™m very proud of them for the work they did. Iâ€™m happy for them, all 19 of them.â€ť
Editorâ€™s note: Look for more local all-district stories throughout the rest of this month. The Poteau Daily News needs the All-District 3A-8, 2A-6 and A-8 all-district teams.
The Poteau Pirates wrestling team won its home-opening dual Monday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse, pinning a 66-16 loss on the visiting Quinton Savages.
The Pirates will be off until their own two-day tournament, which will be Friday and Saturday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. Action on Friday will begin at 5 p.m., with matches resuming at 11 a.m. Saturday.
CLEVELAND, Okla. â€” The Poteau junior high wrestling team finished fourth out of 20 teams in the season-opening Cleveland Tournament, which took place Friday and Saturday.
Six wrestlers placed individually, with four of them coming in runners-up.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
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Cody Michael Coggins
HOWE â€” The Howe High School basketball teams, fresh off sweeping the titles at last week's Green Valley Conference Tournament, picked up right where they left off.
The Lady Lions and Lions swept Monday night's home games with Pocola at the Howe Gym. The Lady Lions prevailed 49-29 over the Lady Indians, while the Lions beat the Indians 60-44.
TALIHINA â€” At least one LeFlore County basketball team left Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium with a trophy on the final day of the Choctaw Nation Invitation Tournament.
The Pocola Lady Indians outlasted the Kingston Lady Redskins 52-51 in overtime to win the consolation championship.
The other three local teams all lost their trophy games. The Pocola Indians lost 53-49 to the Antlers Bearcats in the consolation championship.
McALESTER â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs had a rough ending to the first-ever First National Bank Classic at the Southeast Expo Center. The â€™Dogs lost 60-51 in the third-place game Saturday after losing 57-52 to eventual champion Calera in Friday night's championship semifinals.
The Lady Bulldogs suffered a 53-47 loss to Pittsburg in the consolation championship Saturday afternoon.
Gustavia â€śGussieâ€ť Wright, 79, of Howe died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Christine Long, 65, of Howe died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
She was born July 2, 1949, in Heavener to Billy Joe and Della Mae (Davis) Cruse. She was retired from Bremner Cracker Co. where she was a case up packer.
Christine was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Phyllis Stewart; and a brother, William Cruse.
Dama Jacqueline Lindstrom, 83, of Fort Smith, Ark., formerly of Poteau died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Fort Smith.