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February 12th, 2013

School Board elections today

February 12, 2013

Voters in six LeFlore County communities will cast ballots for school board candidates today. Shady Point voters also will decide on a $175,000 school bond proposal.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., according to Election Board Secretary Sharon Steele. Anyone in line when a poll closes will be allowed to cast a ballot.
To find your polling place, contact the election board at (918) 647-3701.
Voters are required to show a government-issued photo ID or their voter registration card.

Historical Wister business destroyed by fire

February 12, 2013

The oldest buiding in Wister was destroyed by fire Sunday evening.
Arlene's Collectibles, owned by Hardy and Arlene Coston, was built in 1903, holding the title of oldest building in Wister, according to Traci Barnes, the Coston's daughter. The building housed vintage and antique items for not only the Coston's but for 23 vendors.

Bokoshe girls claim Class B District Tournament title; however, season ends for Tigers

February 12, 2013

McCURTAIN — The Bokoshe Lady Tigers basketbal team won the Class B District Tournanent on Saturday night, but it wasn't easy.
It took a frantic fourth-quarter rally and a strong overtime period before the Lady Tigers could get past the pesky Hanna Lady Dragons 75-62 in the championship contest.
The Lady Tigers (16-6) will play Lomega at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Paden in the Class B Regional Tournament for the chance to play in the title game at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Ada High School's Cougar Activities Center.

Whitesboro boys capture district title, but girls lose

February 12, 2013

WHITESBORO — As it says in the first line of “A Tale of Two Cities,” “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ...”
That phrase could sum up the feelings of the Whitesboro High School basketball teams and fans at Saturday night's Class B District Tournament title games at Steve Linker Gymnasium.
The Bulldogs won their title game, beating the Eagletown Eagles 63-50. However, the Lady Eagles spoiled the Lady Bulldogs' title hopes with a 54-36 victory.

Leflore boys fall to Kinta in Class B District Tournament championship

February 12, 2013

KINTA — The good news is the Leflore Savages basketball team knew it was going to get a home playoff game Thursday in the Class B Regional Tournament. The bad news is that game will be an elimination game.
The Savages lost 55-39 to the Kinta Eagles in the title game of the Class B District Tournament on Saturday night.
The Savages (13-11) still advanced to the Class B Regional Tournament as district runners-up. They will meet Eagletown at 3 p.m. Thursday on their home floor, and must win three games in three days to make next week's Class B Area Tournament at Kingston.

February 11th

Poteau teams sweep pair from Broken Bow on Saturday

February 12, 2013

After rough road games Friday night against Muldrow, the Poteau High School teams returned to Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse on Saturday in hopes of returning to their winning ways. They did just that.
The Lady Pirates posted a 39-27 win over the Broken Bow Lady Savages, then the Pirates avenged an earlier loss to the Savages with a 57-45 victory.

Muldrow teams sweep Poteau on Friday night

February 12, 2013

MULDROW — It was a rough start to the weekend for the Poteau High School basketball teams in their Friday night road games against Muldrow.
The Lady Pirates’ late rally came up short in a 46-42 loss to the Lady Bulldogs, while the ’Dogs handled the Pirates 64-57.

Playoffs now getting hot and heavy for county teams

February 12, 2013

Now, the second season — otherwise known as the playoffs — will get going hot and heavy this week. All Class A and B teams that got out of their respective district tournaments will be in regional tournaments Thursday through Saturday.
All Class 4A, 3A and 2A teams will begin postseason play Friday and Saturday in district tournaments.
The complete playoff schedule will be listed at the end of this column.
Column will move to Wednesdays beginning next week

February 10th

Fifth-Sixth Grade Boys Champions at Hodgen Tournament

February 10, 2013

Fifth-Sixth Grade Girls Champions at Hodgen Tournament

February 10, 2013

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