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February 20th, 2013

NEO teams sweep Carl Albert; CASC teams hit the road tonight for games against Seminole State

February 20, 2013

A career-high 12 points from Acorn, Ark., player Abby Ledbetter wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 66-55 loss to the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Lady Norse on Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Frederico Santos' double-double of 22 points and 16 rebounds proved to be the difference for the NEO Golden Norsemen in their 71-61 win over the Vikings in the second game of Monday night's doubleheader.

Jefferson College hands CASC first baseball loss of 2013 season; Vikings' home game this afternoon rained out

February 20, 2013

The Carl Albert State College baseball team suffered its first loss of the 2013 season Saturday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field in its home opener. Jefferson College of Missouri came to town and left with a 16-6 victory.
The Vikings' home doubleheader this afternoon against Paris (Texas) Junior College has been rained out, and has not been rescheduled.
Last week's road twinbill against Coffeyville (Kan.) College has been rescheduled for April 9, but the site of the games have not been determined at this time.

Seven teams win away from area tournaments

February 20, 2013

Of the 15 LeFlore County high school basketball teams left in postseason play, seven of them — Poteau’s girls, Heavener’s boys, Spiro’s boys, Pocola’s boys, Talihina’s boys, Howe’s girls and Talihina’s girls — are just a win away from automatically qualifying for next week’s area tournaments.
These seven teams are in winner’s-bracket games Thursday night in their respective regional tournaments. A win will not only put them into Saturday night’s regional title games, but they will automatically qualify for going on to the area tournaments as doing no worse than being regional runners-up.

February 19th

Larry Dale Goodnight

February 19, 2013

Larry Dale Goodnight, 54, of Poteau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Poteau. Larry was born in Oklahoma City on Jan. 22, 1959, to Marshall and Clarice (Dorey) Goodnight. He was a licensed electrician in heat and air. He was preceded in death by his father, and daughter-in-law, Karlee Goodnight.
Survivors include his son, Brian Goodnight of Watonga; daughters and son-in-law, Mika

New health facility to hold open house

February 19, 2013

Poteau Health & Wellness Center will hold a grand opening and open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at 204 Wall Street, Suite A.
Teresa Huggins, CEO, will welcome guests, followed by an invocation given by Wayne Hoffman.
Special guest speaker will be Greta Stewart, executive director of the Oklahoma Primary Care Association.
Poteau Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:45.
Lunch will provided by The Community State Bank of Poteau, followed by tours of the facility.

Breaking the Silence seminar coming in April

February 19, 2013

Nicole Braddock Bromley of OneVoice Enterprises along with her mother, Cynthia Stiverson wish to “Break the Silence” by teaching victims of sexual abuse to speak out.

Bokoshe girls win regional tournament consolation championship on Saturday; Lady Tigers three wins from state tournament

February 19, 2013

ADA — After the Bokoshe Lady Tigers suffered a major loss to the Lomega Raiderettes on Thursday night in Paden in the Class B Regional Tournament, they knew they had two win back-to-back games in as many days to make it to this week's area tournament. Goal accomplished.
The Lady Tigers won the consolation championship game of the regional tournament with a 53-38 win over Paden on Saturday afternoon at Ada High School's Cougar Activity Center.
Bokoshe got to Saturday's consolation title game with a 76-50 rout of Milburn on Friday night at Cougar Activity Center.

Whitesboro boys fall in regional finals, but still make Class B Area Tournament; Leflore boys, Whitesboro girls lose regional consolation finals to see seasons end

February 19, 2013

WILBURTON — The Whitesboro Bulldogs basketball team knew after its dramatic comeback victory over the Kinta Eagles in Thursday night's game in the Class B Regional Tournament at Leflore that there was going to be at least one more game this week at the area tournament in Kingston.
Unfortunately for the ’Dogs, they will enter the Class B Area Tournament as regional runners-up as they suffered a 52-27 loss to the Red Oak Eagles in Saturday night's regional tournament title game at the Wilburton High School gym.

Heavener boys win district title, but girls lose to Hartshorne

February 19, 2013

HEAVENER — The Heavener High School basketball teams split their games Friday night in the Class 3A District Tournament. The Wolves beat the Hartshorne Miners 61-51, but the Lady Miners defeated the Lady Wolves 56-26.
The Wolves (17-7) will play Kansas, Okla., at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Class 3A Regional Tournament at the Muskogee Civic Center. The winner will not only advance to the 8 p.m. Saturday title game, but will also automatically qualify for next week's area tournament at Fort Gibson.

Spiro boys handle Wilburton for 3A district championship; Lady Bulldogs fall to Lady Diggers

February 19, 2013

SPIRO — The Spiro Bulldogs had little problem with the Wilburton Diggers in Saturday night's Class 3A District Tournament title game at the Spiro High School Multi-Purpose Center. The ’Dogs clawed the Diggers 87-44.
The Bulldogs (17-7), winners of 11 of their last 13 games, will play Antlers at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Class 3A Regional Tournament in Wilburton. Thursday night's winner will not only advance to the regional title game at 8 p.m. Saturday in Antlers, but will automatically qualify for next week's area tournament at Byng High School's Bill Kohler Fieldhouse.

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