September 26th, 2012
The Panama Razorbacks are still trying to seek that elusive first football win of the season. They had a shot at that last week for homecoming at George Ollie Stadium against the Wilburton Diggers. Due to falling behind early, it made the Hogs play catch-up football all night.
â€śDefensively, we stepped up in the second half,â€ť said Brandon Ellis, Panama's second-year coach. â€śWe just fell too far behind and tried to play catch up the whole games. Offensively, the low point was we had five turnovers, and that just killed our drives.â€ť
Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course have been moved to 2 p.m. Sundays.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Tryouts for the 2013 season for a 12-year-old Major USSSA baseball team will take place on four dates at the Spiro Little League Fields.
Dana Paul Williams, 57, of Midland, Ark., died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. No service is scheduled. The family will visit with friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Charlene Smith, 68, of Spiro died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
David Louis Mann, 72, of Poteau died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Poteau. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.
Barbara Jane Lashley, 77, of Keota died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Unity Baptist Church in Keota under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.
Darlene Kay Petrofsky, 65, of Poteau died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in Poteau
She was born Feb. 20, 1947, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Reuben and Hazel Johnson. She attended Spiro Freewill Baptist Church, she loved gardening, crafts and antiques. She loved her family and her dog Candy. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters Janet, Sandra Foster and Joyce Hupe.
Daniel A. Hengl Vierra, 46, of Poteau died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, in Poteau.
Daniel was born Aug. 5, 1966, in San Diego, Calif., to Fred and Alma (Vierra) Hengl. He operated a forklift for OK Foods. Daniel was preceded in death by his mother; grandmother, Alice Leonard, and sister, Jamie Byrne.
Well, the Poteau Pirates played with Class 4A's sixth-ranked Sallisaw Black Diamonds in Friday night's District 4A-4 opener at Costner Stadium, and were in contention until the final quarter. It seemed like the Black Diamonds came out in the third quarter and made major corrections on the offensive side of the ball. Ben Oberste, the future Tulsa Golden Hurricane, has been highly visible in sports in eastern Oklahoma for the past three years. But without question, he was a lot more dominating with his legs than with his arm. Poteau had no answer for the QB read option.
At this time last week, LeFlore County had 12 high school fast-pitch softball teams and five high school fall baseball teams still playing on the diamond.
However, those numbers were severely cut last week in district tournaments. Now, there are five softball and a single baseball team still playing.
The Poteau Lady Pirates will begin postseason play Thursday in the Class 4A District Tournament, while the other teams will be in regional tournament with the hopes of making it to next weekend's state tournaments.