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August 20th, 2014

High School Baseball Roundup

August 20, 2014

McCURTAIN — The Cameron pitching duo of Dillon Jackson and Blaise Lomon combined to no-hit the McCurtain Bulldogs 16-2 in the second game of Monday’s Green Valley Conference doubleheader.
The Yellowjackets beat the Bulldogs in the opener 8-1.
Leflore 7, Okay 1: Tuesday in Okay, the Savages broke a scoreless tie with a six-run second inning.
Editor’s note: Tuesday’s Whitesboro-Smithville game was only a junior high contest as the high school teams did not play.

2014 Whitesboro Baseball Tournament Bracket

August 20, 2014

Oklahoma teen birth rate second-highest in US

August 20, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal report shows Oklahoma has the second-highest teen birth rate in the nation.

The Oklahoman reports (http://bit.ly/1pKpy1y ) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the 2012 findings on Wednesday. The 2012 rate was about 47 births per 1,000 teenagers ages 15 to 19. Only New Mexico had a higher rate.

Oklahoma's teen birth rate has decreased over the past 20 years, but at a slower pace than in every state except North Dakota and South Dakota.
The CDC says babies of teen mothers are at higher risk of low birth weight and preterm delivery.

Who got arrested?

August 20, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Aug. 19

Spiro to be in five-way football scrimmage Thursday night at Okmulgee with Tulsa Hale, Tulsa McLain, Tulsa Webster

August 20, 2014

As practice started, Spiro football coach Chris Bunch was very concerned with his linemen, on both sides of the ball. He hopes to get some answers Thursday night when his Bulldogs will be in a five-way scrimmage at Okmulgee with three Tulsa schools — Tulsa Hale, Tulsa McLain/TSST and Tulsa Webster.
The junior varsity portion of the scrimmage will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity squads at 6 p.m.

Arkoma football team in road scrimmage Friday night against Wright Christian

August 20, 2014

The Arkoma Mustangs, fresh off their historic 2013 season in which they won the schools first playoff game and made the Class C state quarterfinals, will begin their new season as a Class B school in Friday night's road scrimmage against Wright Christian in Tulsa. Action will begin at 6 p.m.
Due to youth, Arkoma coach Mark Weatherton is anxious to see what his players will do come game time.

Panama ready for first scrimmage Friday night; Hogs facing host Savanna, Atoka

August 20, 2014

Panama football coach Brandon Ellis is anxious to see just where his team is at after two weeks of practice. He'll get some answers Friday night when his Razorbacks will be in a road three-way scrimmage at 6 p.m. against host Savanna and Atoka.
“We're going to see how far we've come on running the plays we've set in,” Ellis said. “We want to see how conditioned we are. We need to see if we can sustain drives without turning the ball over.”

August 19th

Monday’s High School Softball Roundup

August 19, 2014

INDIANOLA — The Leflore Lady Savages split their road games in Monday’s three-way at Indianola, beating the host team 17-7 but losing to Savanna 8-2.
Spiro 14, McAlester 0, 4 inn.: In McAlester, Spiro pitcher Hannah Gilliam pitched a four-hitter, and her Lady Bulldogs were the recipients of nine McAlester errors.
The Lady Bulldogs scored twice in the opening inning, then added three in the second, five in the third and four in the fourth to put the game into run-rule status.

Red Oak boys too much for Whitesboro

August 19, 2014

RED OAK — Fresh off winning its own Red Oak Eagle Classic, the Red Oak Eagles picked up right where they left off this past weekend as they took care of the Whitesboro Bulldogs 15-0 in four innings on Monday.
The Bulldogs had only a hit by Austin Stepp to show for their offensive efforts.
Editor’s note: Nothing was reported on Cameron’s doubleheader at McCurtain by press time. Look for the details in Thursday’s edition. Monday afternoon’s Howe-Wister doubleheader was rained out and has not been rescheduled.

Tri-State Speedway Results, Updated Point Standings

August 19, 2014

Saturday at Pocola

Editor’s note: All race results and point standings will have the top three plus any other local racer.
Pure Stock Race
1. Marshall Penson, Van Buren, Ark.; 2. Tyler Chambers, Welling; 3. Zane Hunter, Alma; 8. Junior Thornburg, Spiro.
Factory Stock Race
1. Michael Brasch, Pocola; 2. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.; 3. Devon Johnson, N/A.
Super Stock Race
1. Kyle Slader, Muskogee; 2. Gean Davlin, Shady Point; 3. Freddie Hogrefe, N/A; 4. Dylan Davlin, Shady Point; 8. Ron Grover, Pocola; 9. Chris Nicholson, Pocola; 14. Dakota Essman, Spiro.
USRA A Modified Race

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