November 9th, 2013
The Grand Marshals of the Veterans parade were treates to a royal carriage ride during Saturday's parade. Floats, bands, classic cars, motorcycles and many more made the trek in a salute to veteran past and present.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs clinched a home playoff date next week with a decisive 48-24 victory over the Webbers Falls Warriors in front of a capacity homecoming crowd Friday night at Mustang Field.
The Mustangs (6-3 overall, 5-2 in District C-4) will entertain the Timberlake Tigers at 7:30 p.m. next Friday to begin the Class C playoffs.
GORE â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers closed out a 10-0 season by beating the Gore Pirates 48-8 Friday night to also run the table in District A-6 at 6-0.
The Golden Tigers will entertain the Stratford Bulldogs at 7:30 p.m. next Friday at Doc Robinson Stadium to begin the Class A playoffs.
CHECOTAH â€” The Spiro Bulldogs just had to win, and they were going to be District 3A-8 champions and have two home playoff games.
None of that is going to happen now as they suffered a 43-28 loss to the Checotah Wildcats on Friday night at Ogle Field to see their eight-game winning streak snapped.
The loss ended up putting the â€™Dogs (8-2, 6-1) as the third-seeded team from the district, meaning a road game against the Hilldale Hornets at 7:30 p.m. next Friday to begin the Class 3A playoffs.
Arkoma 48, Webbers Falls 24
Pocola 28, Mountainburg, Ark., 18
Talihina 48, Gore 8
Eufaula 15, Heavener 7
SW Covenant 50, Bokoshe 0
Checotah 43, Spiro 28
Howe 70, Wister 35
Leflore 67, Clayton 39
Whitesboro 69, Kinta 47
Cameron 78, McCurtain 50
Howe 66, Wister 33
Leflore 59, Clayton 42
Whitesboro 44, Kinta 31
McCurtain 48, Cameron 45
TULSA â€” The Poteau Pirates were challenged by coach Greg Werner in the pregame huddle to come out with intensity and put the Tulsa Will Rogers Ropers away as quickly. He warned that the Ropers had nothing to gain and would love nothing more than to put a defeat on the Pirates.
Five players in double figures and a 13-2 run to begin the second half proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 88-27 win over the Bacone College Junior Varsity Lady Warriors on Thursday night on homecoming 2013Â at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The effort by the Lady Vikings against the Lady Warriors tied the school record of 27 points allowed to a Lady Viking opponent in program's history.
VIAN â€” The Vian Wolverines ran the table in District 2A-6 with a 33-0 win over the Panama Razorbacks on Thursday night at St. John Stadium.
The Razorbacks (7-3 overall, 4-2 in district play) will be the third seed from the district and will travel to meet District 2A-5 runners-up, the Okemah Panthers, at 7:30 p.m. next Friday to begin the Class 2A playoffs.
The past couple of years have been a whirlwind for Spiro native Chris Kimmel. His adventure has taken him all over the world and has taken him from a part-time job of picking up trash in Spiro to working in the White House.