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January 30th, 2013

Sports Briefs

January 30, 2013

Anyone interested in coaching a Poteau City League baseball/softball team for the 2013 season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939 or via e-mail at
The first coaches meeting will be at 1 p.m. March 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The season will begin April 29.
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Any team that is interested in playing in the 2013 Green Country League at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex will need to attend the first coaches meeting at 2 p.m. March 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.

More information released in Fort Coffee stabbing

January 30, 2013

A man was treated at a Fort Smith hospital Tuesday evening after three men allegedly beat him an stabbed him.
According to LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale, Saxon Matthew Lovell, 21, of Fort Coffee, was stabbed in the neck after being beaten in the front yard of his home.
Three men are being sought by the sheriff's department in connection with the incident.

Adult trivia challenge hosted by Stigler High School

January 30, 2013

Trivia Challenge is a fun opportunity for adults to compete for the title “Champions of Trivia”!  This year's event will be held Monday, March 4, 6:30 pm, at Stigler High School.  All that is required to enter is (1) find four people to be on a team (all team members must be 21 or older); (2) choose a team name (be creative!); (3) send $60 entry fee (along with team name, contact person and phone number) to SHS Academic Team, 309 NW “E” Street, Stigler, OK 74462 OR call Patrick Phillips at (918) 967-8834 or (918) 470-6201.  All proceeds from the Trivia Challenge go to help fund the SHS Academi

Poteau wrestler wins MC title; Seven Pirates medal in conference tournament

January 30, 2013

STILWELL — Poteau wrestler Tyler Tustin won the 138-pound title at last weekend’s Maverick Conference Tournament. Tustin, who got a first-round bye, beat Wagoner’s Bryan Drake by a 14-0 major decision in the semfinals and defeated Sallisaw’s Gabe Taylor 3-1 in the finals.
All total, seven Pirates medaled. Derek Francis (170 pounds) came in second after losing in the finals to Sallisaw’s Cale Wilson.
Devin Anderson (120 pounds) and Daylon Brewton (heavyweight) were third. Kyle Kingrey (160 pounds), Khy Mote (182) and Gabe Sanchez (195) all placed fourth.

Bokoshe teams split road games against Kinta Eagles

January 30, 2013

KINTA — The Bokoshe High School basketball teams split their Monday night road games against Kinta.
The Lady Tigers rallied from an early deficit to down the Lady Eagles 55-38, but the Eagles flew past the Tigers 75-22.

2013 LeFlore County Tournament Boys All-Tournament Team

January 30, 2013

2013 LeFlore County Tournament Girls All-Tournament Team

January 30, 2013

January 29th

2013 LeFlore County Tournament Boys Fifth-Place Team

January 30, 2013

2013 LeFlore County Tournament Girls Fifth-Place Team

January 30, 2013

LeFlore County Sheriff's Department investigates stabbing

January 29, 2013

The LeFlore County Sheriff's Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred on Third Street in Fort Coffee Tuesday afternoon.
According to Undersheriff Kendall Morgan, a man is being treated at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, Ark., after having his throat cut.
A search for the person responsible for the stabbing is ongoing.

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