November 19th, 2013
Nine Poteau High School students competed Monday night during the Mr. Poteau High School pageant. The ceremony opened with a choreographed dance by the contestants. Mason Jones, son of Fred and Sheila Jones, was named the reigning Mr. PHS and Spirit Winner.
A Cameron woman is recovering in a Tulsa hospital after suffering serious injuries in an accident Monday night.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol accident report, Rhonda Burden-Speaks, 47, of Cameron and a juvenile were passengers in a 2005 Ford pickup driven by 47-year-old Terry Speaks of Mansfield, Ark., when the pickup left the road and struck a pole.
Rhonda Speaks was flown by an Eagle Med medical helicopter to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
The juvenile, whose name was withheld, and the driver were not injured, according to the report.
The Protectors Motorcycle Association will hold a drawing for a Sony PlayStation 4 to raiser money to buy Christmas toys for area children.
Donations are $5. The drawing will be held at the Poteau Christmas parade on Dec. 7. You do not need to be present top win.
Tickets are available from any Protectors member. For more information, call Carolyn Currens at (918) 647-3832.
The Cameron Yellowjackets are off and running on a three-game winning streak, which reached four by the time this is read this morning since they defeated the Panola Bearcats for a homecoming victory Monday night.
Since losing their season opener Nov. 4 at home to Howe, the â€™Jackets have beaten McCurtain, Wister, Hartford, Ark., and now Panola for a four-game winning streak under new coach Jeremy Williams.
NORMAN â€” For Oklahoma Sooners fans who were in attendance at Saturday's Senior Day home finale against Iowa State at Owen Field, I'm sure they might have been getting a bit worried as the first half wore on, despite all being well with a 48-10 victory.
DURANT â€” Collin County, Texas, finished the game on a decisive 24-7 run which proved to be the difference for the Lone Star State team in a 76-54 win over the Carl Albert State College Vikings on Friday night at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Bloomer Sullivan Fieldhouse.
The Lady Vikings and Vikings both played on Monday night on the road against the Bacone College junior varsity in Muskogee.
Cameron 66, Panola 41
Cameron 51, Panola 14
Green Valley JH Conference Tournament
Arkoma 38, Cameron 21
Wister def. Bokoshe
Howe 34, Keota 21
Panama 46, McCurtain 23
Bokoshe 40, Arkoma 11
Howe def. McCurtain
Wister 32, Cameron 15
Keota 36, Panama 28
When August 2013 rolled around, there was enthusiasm like no other for every single LeFlore County high school football team â€” as well as every high school team in Oklahoma and the entire country. In getting ready for the season, every single team in America had that one goal â€” winning state.
For the five county teams â€” Poteau (Class 4A), Spiro (Class 3A), Panama (Class 2A), Talihina (Class A) and Arkoma (Class C) â€” who made the playoffs, when they began postseason play Friday night they were among a select few in their respective class who had a shot at the gold ball.
Bokoshe vs. Wister, 6:15 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Cameron, 8:45 p.m.
Howe vs. Keota, 6:15 p.m.; Panama vs. McCurtain, 8;45 p.m.
Howe vs. McCurtain, 5 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Bokoshe, 7:30 p.m.
Cameron vs. Wister, 5 p.m.; Panama vs. Keota, 7:30 p.m.