October 13th, 2013
Despite playing a tough brand of football, the Heavener Wolves were unable to make the plays that counted Friday, losing 48-7 to the Checotah Wildcats at Ogle Field.
"We had some chances but just couldn't punch through," Heavener coach Carl Lee said.
SHAWNEE â€” The Heavener High School cross country runners got a taste of what the Class 3A State Meet course will be like as they ran in the Oklahoma Baptist University Invitational on Thursday at the Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech Center.
In the girls 3,200-meter run, the only Heavener runner was Gloriann Staines, who was 215th (17:52) out of nearly 300 runners in the race.
In the girls 3,200-meter junior varsity race, Barbara Johnson was 25th (15:05), while Ali Paxton was 89th (17:27).
LEFLORE â€” A new gymnasium floor will be dedicated to former coach Nadine Carpenter.
The dedication will take place in conjunction with the second annual Leflore Alumni basketball game at 7 p.m. Oct. 26.
Carpenter was 821-335 in 43 years of coaching and is a member of both the Oklahoma Coaches Association and LeFlore County Coaches Association halls of fame.
Buccaneer Basketball registration has begun. Registration forms can be picked up at Poteau City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Cost to register is $25 per player and deadline to enter is Oct. 25.
Anyone interested in coaching a team needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
The first coaches meeting will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Poteau City Hall. The draft will be Oct. 23.
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The 2013 Eagle Crest 4-Ball Golf Tournament will be next Saturday and Sunday at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Fort Smith, Ark.
The Arkoma Mustangs bucked off an early scare and rode home with a big 65-28 win in district play against the Midway Chargers in a District C-4 game Friday night at Council Hill.
PANAMA â€” It was a happy homecoming for the Panama Razorbacks Friday night at George Ollie Stadium as they handled the Antlers Bearcats 40-22 in a District 2A-6 contest.
SALLISAW â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers re-opened District A-6 play Friday night, using a potent running attack and stout defense to create turnovers and bulldoze the Sallisaw Central Tigers 47-14.
MUSKOGEE â€” It took six weeks, but the Bokoshe Tigers got a win.
The Tigers stepped out of District C-4 play and routed the Boulevard Christian Patriots 54-6 Friday night at Hatbox Sports Complex.
SPIRO â€” The Spiro Bulldogs withstood a 39-yard game-tying field-goal attempt with 23 seconds remaining and escaped with a 10-7 hard fought victory of the Eufaula Ironheads in a District 3A-8 contest Friday night at McClain Stadium.
WILBURTON â€” The Pocola Indians ended their three-game losing streak, and did so rather convincingly as they routed the winless Wilburton Diggers 66-27 Friday night in a District 2A-6 contest.