March 15th, 2013
BROKEN ARROW â€” Poteau golfers Cody Shore and Hannah Ward won individual titles at the Tulsa McLain/TSST Tournament, which took place Tuesday and Wednesday at Forest Ridge Golf Course.
Shore shot a 74 to win the tournament, which he clinched on his final hole with a birdie putt.
As a team, the Pirates were fourth with a team score of 341, and were the highest Class 4A school to place among the Class 5A and 6A teams who were in the 30-team field.
ARROWHEAD RESORT â€” The Poteau boys junior high golf team swept the titles at Tuesday's tournament.
Poteau won the team title with a 396, and golfer Ryan Ward won the individual title with an 82.
Bryce Weldon shot a 98, followed by Bryan Terry at 105, Jeremiah Loggains at 111 and Grant Buckles at 117.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its first open tournament of 2013 on Saturday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. There were 26 boats that had 46 fishermen who caught a total of 63 fish that weighed a composite total of 168.66 pounds. Each fish averaged weighing 2.68 pounds, and eight limits were caught.
The team of Doug and Dwight Camp won the event with 15.72 pounds of fish caught to earn $575.
Bryan Ollie and Dwayne Caughern were second (15.35 pounds, $345), while Brad Hall and Robert Wellman were third (15.01, $230). Wellman had the big bass winner, weighing 5.88 pounds to earn him $230.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team had its road doubleheader against Arkansas Baptist on Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Ark., canceled. The twinbill has not been rescheduled.
The Vikings (10-7) will return to action in a home three-day series with Southwestern College, Iowa, beginning Saturday at Ival Goodman Field.
Games begin each day at 1 p.m.
Otha Sober, 65, of Leflore died March 12, 2013, in Poteau. No services are planned at this time. Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau is handling arrangements.Â You may leave an online greeting to the family at www.gracemanorfh.com.
LeFlore County Undersheriff Kendall Morgan confirmed Myrtly Cooper, 47, of Spiro, passed away Thursday morning at a Tulsa hospital. Cooper was the alleged victim of an assault and a house fire on Jan. 14 and has been listed in critical condition since the incident.
Elec E. Cusick, 39, of Spiro, was charged with kidnapping and assault and battery by means likely to produce death in connection with Cooper's injuries.
In the Poteau Pirates baseball team's home opener Saturday afternoon at Town Creek Park, Stilwell's 11-run sixth inning spoiled things.
When the Pirates returned to Town Creek Park for Tuesday's home game against the Red Oak Eagles, the Pirates were three outs away from their second home loss. The Pirates made sure that wasn't going to happen.
A one-out, seventh-inning rally lifted the Pirates to a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Eagles.
WHITESBORO â€” It was a successful 2-for-2 in the Whitesboro Bulldogs baseball team's home openers Tuesday afternoon, picking up a 7-3 win over the Panola Bearcats and an 11-4 victory over the Eagletown Eagles.
Spiro 3, Fort Gibson 1: In Fort Gibson, the Bulldogs trailed 1-0 after an inning, but got an RBI single by Colton Gamble and took advantage of three Fort Gibson errors in the sixth inning to rally for the win.
Kinta 10, Arkoma 0: In Kinta, the Eagles scored five runs in the opening inning to take control.
CAMERON â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs softball team got its first win of the season as the Lady Bulldogs outlasted the Lady Yellowjackets 20-14 Tuesday afternoon, but lost its other game to the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs 10-9.
The Lady â€™Jackets fell 10-5 to McCurtain's girls in the third game of the day.
Heavener 12, Howe 0; Heavener 12, Gans 2; Howe 14, Gans 7: In Heavener, the Lady Wolves got a pair of home wins Tuesday afternoon.
In the win over Howe, the Lady Wolves scored four runs in the opening inning to take control.