November 18th, 2013
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.
For the second straight fall fast-pitch softball season, the Panama Lady Razorbacks have an All-Stater.
After Taylor Eaves made All-State last fall, shortstop Stephanie Barcheers did so this fall.
Barcheers, who was a member of the All-LeFlore County Tournament Team, hit .418 with 23 runs batted in and a fielding percentage of .975 as the Lady â€™Backs got to the Class 2A regional final before losing to Colbert after making state the previous two seasons â€” and winning it all in 2011.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Savages maintained perfection on the season as they defeated the Pittsburg Panthers 73-55 Friday night on Nadine Carpenter Court.
The Savages jumped out to a 19-9 lead after a period and never looked back.
Cameron 84, Hartford, Ark., 41: Thursday night in Hartford, the Yellowjackets, winners of three straight, jumped out to a 24-15 lead after a period. However, leading 61-41 after three quarters, the â€™Jackets pitched a shutout in the fourth period, outscoring Hartford 24-0.
HARTFORD, Ark. â€” The goose egg left the win column for the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets on Thursday night as they got their first win of the season, beating Hartford, Ark., 45-34.
The Lady â€™Jackets doubled Hartford 8-4 in the first quarter en route to a 23-15 halftime lead. Then, Cameron outscored Hartford 22-19 in the second half.
It was a banner Poteau Tournament for the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club on Nov. 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. The club had 47 members place.
The tournament itself had 17 teams represented in the tournament and nearly 200 wrestlers in the five different divisions of action.
Of the 47 members who placed for the local organization, 12 of them took home the gold in their respective weight classes. In Division I, Coy Fredrickson (40 pounds), Drew Moro (43 pounds), Hayden Moro (52 pounds) and Mason Stone (60 pounds) won their respective titles in their weight classes.
ARKOMA â€” Leading 54-24 at intermission, the Arkoma Mustangs scored two quick third-quarter touchdowns to invoke the 45-point mercy rule and record their first-ever playoff win with a 70-24 victory over the Timberlake Tigers on Friday night at Mustang Field in a Class C opening-round playoff game.
The Mustangs (7-3) will be in a quarterfinal game against Class C's fourth-ranked Shattuck Indians, who mercy ruled Grandfield 48-0 Friday night, at 7:30 p.m. next Friday in Shattuck â€” located about 20 miles west of Woodward in far western Oklahoma.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers began their march toward the Class A state title with a 47-7 rout of the Stratford Bulldogs in an opening-round playoff game Friday night at Doc Robinson Stadium.
The Golden Tigers (11-0) will entertain the Hominy Bucks, who upset Summit Christian 34-27 on Friday night, at 7:30 p.m. next Friday at â€śThe Pit.â€ť
OKEMAH â€” A fourth-quarter touchdown by the Okemah Panthers proved to be the difference as they defeated the Panama Razorbacks 26-21 Friday night in the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs.
The loss ends Panama's season at 7-4.