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October 23rd, 2012

Poteau cross-country teams qualify for next weekend's 4A State Meet

October 23, 2012

TULSA — The streak continues for the Poteau High School cross-country teams.
Saturday afternoon at the Class 4A Regional Meet at Oral Roberts University, the Lady Pirates and the Pirates each finished in the top seven in team standings to make the Class 4A State Meet, which will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at Edmond Santa Fe High School.

Pirates need to win out by maximum margins to ensure 4A playoff berth

October 23, 2012

Just after the Poteau Pirates had perhaps their best football game of the year against the Muldrow Bulldogs Thursday night at Costner Stadium, a bit of bad news came across the internet that might throw a major glitch into their playoff run. Broken Bow defeated the Sallisaw Black Diamonds by the score of 35-28. That means that if the Pirates even win out, more than likely the final two playoff berths from District 4A-4 will be decided by district points, which are determined by how many points a team wins or loses by each week during district play.

Heavener cross-country runner ends prep career at state meet

October 23, 2012

SHAWNEE — Heavener High School senior cross-country runner Jose Farias ended his prep career at the ultimate meet, the Class 3A State Meet on Saturday morning at Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech Center.
However, the goal Farias desired to get in Saturday's meet did not happen as he was 54th with a time of 19:07.
Farias was hoping for a Top 10 finish, which would have earned him All-State honors, and running below the 18-minute mark.

October 22nd

Local golf teams win titles at San Bois CASA Tournament

October 22, 2012

Two lucky foursomes came away champions at the 2012 San Bois CASA Charity Tournament, which took place on a windy Friday afternoon at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Team LaHuerta, comprised of Jose Chavez, Jonathon Burgess, Brian Free and Jason May, won the first flight championship with a 59.
The quartet of Alan and Stacy McDaniel, Gloria Hall and Chad Knight won the second flight championship with a score of 68.

Local owner's horse wins Friday race

October 22, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY — The 20th Oklahoma Classics were contested Friday night at Remington Park. The full slate of Oklahoma-bred stakes races did not disappoint with a mix of favorites and stars winning along with a few longshots.
Fifth Date, an 8-year-old gelding who primarily has competed in sprint races his entire career, scored the top race of the evening in the $155,500 Chickasaw Nation Oklahoma Classics Cup, powered by TVG. Easily the biggest win for Fifth Date, it happened just two races after he was claimed for $18,000.

Thunder win OKC home preseason finale over Nuggets

October 22, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder played their last preseason home game Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena, defeating the Denver Nuggets 108-101.
The Thunder had as much as a 19-point lead (49-30), but eventually trailed in the fourth quarter before finishing the game strong to capture the victory.

Maxcine Warren

October 22, 2012

Maxcine Warren, 56, of Poteau died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Tulsa. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at First United Methodist Church in Poteau. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Albert Marvin Ulrich

October 22, 2012

Albert “Marvin” Ulrich, 87, of Poteau, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born Dec. 24, 1924, in Topeka, Kan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a charter pilot and retired salesman from Sears.
He was preceded in death by his birth parents, Charles and Junie Guedrey, who passed away before Marvin was 5 years old, and his adoptive parents, Fred and Lucy Ulrich; his beloved wife, Mary Margaret Ulrich; one son, James Scott Ulrich; and a sister, Charlotte Ramsey. 

Paul Nelson Johnson

October 22, 2012

Paul Nelson Johnson
Paul Nelson Johnson, 82, of Leflore, formerly of McAlester, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at the Talihina Veterans Center.
Paul was born on Nov. 30, 1929, in Bristow to Loddie N. and Edith (Alcorn) Johnson. He grew up in Bristow and Slick. In March 1951 he joined the U.S. Air Force and served in the 14th Air Force, 323rd Bomb Wing, until his honorable discharge on Aug. 24, 1952.

OU takes care of Kansas, gets ready for Notre Dame

October 22, 2012

NORMAN — The Oklahoma Sooners did just what they were expected to do against the Kansas Jayhawks Saturday night at Owen Field — picked up an easy 52-7 win.

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