January 25th, 2013
TALIHINA â€” It will be a rematch of last seasonâ€™s title tonight at the Spiro High School gym when the 81st LeFlore County Tournament comes to a close.
The Spiro Bulldogs, last seasonâ€™s county champions, handled the Heavener Wolves 62-48 in one championship semifinal on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
Last yearâ€™s runners-up, the Poteau Pirates, got past the Talihina Golden Tigers 40-38 in the other semifinal.
The Bulldogs and the Pirates will meet at 8 p.m. Saturday in Spiro for the title.
WISTER â€” The first teams to claim some hardware in the 81st LeFlore County Tournament did so on Thursday at the Wister High School gym.
The tournament-host Wister Wildcats and the Bokoshe Lady Tigers won their consolation championship contests. Wisterâ€™s boys downed the Arkoma Mustangs 68-55, while Bokosheâ€™s girls handled the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs 52-30.
Several Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members did well last weekend in tournaments.
The club had 14 members participate in the Locust Grove Tournament, with 11 of them placing.
Of those 11, five of them, Ethan Carey, Zane Hendrix, Jarrett Lilley, Jarrod Vineyard and Luke Brooke, placed first.
Race Williams and Bryson Terry were runners-up, while Rae Hendrix and Remington Reed were third.
Dakota James and James Moss were fourth.
Drew Moro, Hayden Moro and Jack Egbert participated but did not medal.
Y'all need to start getting ready. Super Bowl XLVII Weekend is nearing, and you know what that means.
It means the 20th annual He-Man Punt, Pass and Kick Competition will take place at noon Feb. 3 at â€śThe Jody Ray Sports Complex,â€ť located at 306 Strip Pit Road. The cost is $5 per person.
As country singer Jim Reeves sang, â€śThis is It.â€ť This is going to be the last one because I'm going to retire afterwards.
Bass Club's 2013 Season Starting This Weekend
There will be one more game for four county basketball teams in the 81st LeFlore County Tournament.
The Whitesboro Bulldogs and the Heavener Lady Wolves reached Friday's fifth-place games with wins Wednesday at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The â€™Dogs downed the Panama Razorbacks 68-59 to make it to Friday's 5:30 p.m. fifth-place game against Pocola at the Wister High School gym.
The Lady Wolves got past the Arkoma Lady Mustangs 55-46 to set up Friday afternoon's fifth-place gamne against Spiro at 4 p.m. in Wister.