October 7th, 2012
POCOLA â€” The Pocola Indians came out with some spirit on this "pink-out" night against the Wilburton Diggers. It only took them four plays to score their first touchdown as they chugged to a 34-12 victory, stopping their home losing streak.
TALIHINA â€” Talihina started slower than usual, still scoring 21 points in the first quarter on the way to a 51-20 win at home over Sallisaw-Central Friday night at Doc Robinson Stadium.
HEAVENER â€” After a slugfest last week at Roland in which the Rangers prevailed, the Heavener Wolves were hoping for better luck Friday night at Harvey Stadium. It didn't happened.
The visiting Checotah Wildcats dominated the Wolves 48-18 in District 3A-8 action.
Editor's Note â€” Nothing was reported on Spiro's game at Eufaula by press time. Look for the story in Tuesday's edition.
Three men are being treated for stab wounds after a fight at a Panama bar.
According to sources, a fight broke out at Jimmy's west of Panama on State Highway 31 at approximately 10:30 p.m. During the fight, three men were reportedly stabbed, one of them in critical condition.
For the second game in a row at Costner Stadium, the Poteau Pirates drew a top 10 team in the Fort Gibson Tigers.
BOKOSHE â€” The Bokoshe Tigers notched their first win of the season at home Friday, blunting Eagle Point Academy 36-18.
Friday's win was the Tigers' first since they beat Eagle Point last season.
ANTLERS â€” The Panama Razorbacks got their first win of the season Friday night, but it wasn't easy. Leading 33-15 with two minutes lead in the final period, the Antlers Bearcats scored twice compliments of Panama turnovers to make it a game. In the end, the Hogs prevailed 33-30 to improve to 1-5 overall and 1-2 in District 2A-6 play.
Fort Gibson 49, Poteau 21
Arkoma 44, Midway 36
Bokoshe 36, Eagle Point Academy 18
Pocola 34, Wilburton 12
Talihina 51, Sallisaw-Central 20
Panama 33, Antlers 30
Spiro 40, Eufaula 14
Checotah 48, Heavener 18
Baby Nattalee Annette Porter died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Talihina.
Natalee was born to Kayla Renee Porter of Heavener. She is survived by her mother; maternal grandparents, Lonnie and Colleen Porter of Heavener; maternal great-grandparents, Lonnie V. and Jane Porter of Heavener and Lola Louise De La Cruz of Phoenix, Ariz.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Poteau. Burial will be in Reichert Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
EDMOND â€” It was another history day for Poteau High School cross country at Friday afternoon's Class 4A Pre-State Meet at Edmond Santa Fe High School.
The Pirates set the highest average time for a race as they averaged a time of 18:53 en route to coming in 13th place as a team with 345 points. The previous best average time was 18.55 earlier this decade.
The fastest individual time of the day on the 5k course was turned in by Daniel Stacy, who finished 49th (18:33.93).