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November 1st, 2013

Pirates roll Savages on Senior Night

November 2, 2013

Oh, what the difference a year makes. Last year, the Pirates were the up-and-coming team, while the Broken Bow Savages were the established team. The Pirates traveled over the mountain to Broken Bow with one goal, to defeat the Savages and gain the fourth playoff slot. A good effort was not enough as the Pirates lost and saw their playoff dreams and aspiration go down the tubes.

Lady Vikings fall in season opener to No. 24 State Fair, Mo., on Friday

November 2, 2013

Despite getting 18 points from Breonna Johnson, it wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings as they lost their 2013-14 season opener 71-57 to the 24th-ranked and homestanding State Fair Community College team Friday in the State Fair Classic.
State Fair had a solid first half offensively by jumping out to a 32-25 lead at halftime.
The Lady Vikings will play their second of two games in the two-day event at 1:30 this afternoon (Saturday) against Jefferson County, Mo.

November 1st

Vike@Nite category results released

November 1, 2013

This year’s Vike @ Nite 5K awarded prizes in several categories of competition in addition to who crossed the finish line in the top spots as previously announced.
The Most Creative Costume awards went to Traci Barnes, Susan Manlove, Cathleen Manlove and Sam Kiger. This group won Mazzio’s gift certificates.
The Largest Corporate Team was represented by Southern Star and they won a traveling Viking helmet trophy.

Poteau senior girls hope to end season strong in Saturday afternoon's state cross country meet

November 1, 2013

Four Poteau Lady Pirate cross country runners — Kaitlan Standridge, Brittany Fox, Deven Bond and Haley Griggs — hope to end their high school careers in the best way possible, winning state.
The senior foursome, along with Sheridan Hoyer, Kayle Dryer and Bailee Bates — as well as Pirate senior Dylan Fox — will run at the Class 4A State Meet, which will begin at noon Saturday at Edmond Santa Fe High School, located at 1901 West 15th Street.

CASC men prepare for season of changes; Vikings open 2013-14 campaign Saturday morning vs. Howard, Texas, in Midwest Scouting Service Challenge

November 1, 2013

The Carl Albert State College Vikings will open their 2013-14 basketball season at 11 a.m. Saturday against Howard, Texas, and face South Plains, Texas, at 11 a.m. Sunday. Both games will be a part of the Midwest Scouting Service Challenge in Dallas.
The Vikings non-conference schedule will be tough as usual again this season.
“Howard and Coffeyville [Kan.] both made the national tournament last year,” CASC men's coach Mike St. John said. “We are playing three of the six teams in arguably the best region in the country from West Texas.

Local horse owner's mare leads every step of Thursday's race at Remington Park, tops half million in earnings

November 1, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY — Veteran 9-year-old Fifth Date was last of eight in the Oklahoma Classics Cup 13 nights ago, a race he won in 2012. Halloween worked out better for the Oklahoma-bred as he dropped down to the $10,000 claiming ranks, went to the front at the start and led every stride of his one-mile event.

Miss PHS pageant slated for Saturday

November 1, 2013

Each year students take to the stage for the annual Miss Poteau High School pageant. This year's event proceeds will help the PHS Silver Steppers dance team travel to the National Dance Team Competition in March.
The pageant will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. Doors open to the public at 6 p.m.
Twenty-two contestants will answer onstage questions, participate in a casual wear and evening gown competition. The opening act for the night will be a choreographed dance performed by the contestants.

Area 10 Special Olympics Bowling Competition has large turnout

November 1, 2013

The Area 10 Special Olympics Bowling Competition took place Wednesday at Strike-A-Lot Lanes.
There were teams from Poteau, Arkoma, Cameron, Heavener, Howe, Muskogee and Stilwell with bowlers competing in singles and unified events. The unified competition was a doubles team consisting of a Special Olympian and a non-disabled partner.
There were 80 Special Olympians who competed in Wednesday's event as well as 28 unified teams.
All athletes had to compete in an area competition to be able to compete at the Oklahoma State Winter Games, which will take place in January in Norman.

Howe basketball teams start season tonight at Smithville

November 1, 2013

The 2013-14 season will begin for the Howe Lady Lions and Lions tonight at Smithville. The girls game will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys at approximately 8 p.m.
The Lady Lions were 19-9 last season and return two starters from that team — seniors LuAnn Davis (14 points, 2.1 rebounds per game last season) and Savannah Smallwood (2.8 points, 3.2 rebounds).
Rounding out the roster are Kerstein Hall, Tori Johnson, Jentry Brown, Kealy Brandin, Jaiden Griffith, Alice Stephens, Kelsee Williams, Macee Williams, Allison Beames and Shala Brown.

High school basketball begins tonight in county

November 1, 2013

Hard to believe it's time for action on the hardwood.
High school basketball will begin for the five non-football county schools by Tuesday. Howe, Leflore and Wister begin tonight, while Cameron and Whitesboro will get started on Tuesday night.
About This Column
This column will ordinarily run in Tuesday editions, with the schedule for the next week listed at the bottom as well Boys and Girls Players of the Week, for which coaches may nominate for either or both. It will also have the ups and downs, ins and outs and what's coming up on the hardwood for LeFlore County.
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Editor’s note: The 2015 composite football schedule for LeFlore County was unable to be part of the...
Muldrow 3, Poteau 2 Panama 9, Howe 6 Whitesboro 6, Leflore 4 Heavener 3, Smithville 1 Wilburton 7,...
Howe 2, Cameron 1, Game 1 Howe 8, Cameron 4, Game 2 Wister 2, Smithville 1 Crowder 12, Leflore 4...

 

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