November 10th, 2013
For the second time this season, formerÂ Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Lady Bear Bria Caldwell came up big for the Lady Vikings. This time she calmly stepped to the free-throw line and knocked down two free throws as the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with the 54-53 win over Crowder College, Mo., in the first day of the North Arkansas Classic on Friday in Harrison, Ark.
HEAVENER â€” While the Heavener Wolves had no hope of making any hope of making the playoffs, the Eufaula Ironheads still had a shot. They needed a win and then they needed the stars to line up in the right sequence, but it didn't happen.
Roland routed Valliant 40-7 to keep the Ironheads from making the playoffs.
Heavener and Eufaula labored through three quarters and then scored three touchdowns in a row. The Ironheads struck for an 86-yard touchdown pass to seal the deal as the Ironheads won the game by the score of 15-7 Friday night at Harvey Stadium.
YUKON â€” The Bokoshe Tigers were hoping to get at least one District C-4 win before the season ended. It didn't happen.
The Southwest Covenant Patriots mercy ruled the Tigers 50-0 in a game called at halftime.
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.