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May 18th, 2012

Sports Briefs

May 18, 2012

A benefit T-ball tournament will take place Saturday at Cameron. Entry fee is one new ball per game. Teams will play three games.
For more information or to enter, call (479) 353-0782 after 5 p.m.
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The eighth annual Mark "Mud Duck" Sullivan Junior Golf Camp will take place Tuesday through Thursday at Choctaw Country Club. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday, while the final day of camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. The camp is open to boys and girls of all ages. Entry fee is $20 per camper.

My scoop of Mother's Day raspberry ice cream?

May 18, 2012

First of all, I forgot to wish my mother, JoAnn Mattox, and my wife, Jenny, a Happy Mother's Day last week. For some strange reason, I thought Mother's Day was this Sunday instead of last Sunday — I was a week behind.
Sometimes I wonder if my elevator goes all the way to the penthouse? Anyway, Happy Belated Mother's Day, ladies.
FYI — I now keep a huge calendar on the kitchen table, and write everything down so I just don't forget anything any more.
Mother's Day Sunday

May 17th

Shane Derrick “Doc” Owens

May 17, 2012

Shane Derrick “Doc” Owens, 30, formerly of Shady Point died Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

Mourning Her Loss

May 17, 2012

Poteau High School students, soccer teammates, family and friends are mourning the loss of sophomore Paige Underwood.
Underwood was killed in a single-car accident Thursday morning near Calhoun en route to coming to school.

South teams sweep North in LC All-Star Basketball Games

May 17, 2012

In the Civil War, it was the North which defeated the South. However, in the 2012 LeFlore County All-Star Basketball Games, it was the South which rose.
The South teams swept the North in the latest all-star games which took place Tuesday night at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The South girls defeated the North 33-26, which was then followed by a South boys victory over the North by a score of 73-69.

Deuces Wild

May 17, 2012

Girls All-Star Game MVPs, Coach of the Year

May 17, 2012

Boys All-Star Game MVPs

May 17, 2012

Poteau baseball coach heading to Greenwood for softball

May 17, 2012

For most people, when to make a change can be a hard decision to make. Just take Poteau Pirates Baseball Coach Ronnie Sockey.
After being at Poteau for 13 seasons, 11 of which was also spent as assistant fast-pitch softball coach, Sockey has decided it's time for a change. He accepted the job as the new fast-pitch softball coach at Greenwood (Ark.) High School.

Sports Briefs

May 17, 2012

A benefit T-ball tournament will take place Saturday at Cameron. Entry fee is one new ball per game. Teams will play three games.
For more information or to enter, call (479) 353-0782 after 5 p.m.
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The eighth annual Mark "Mud Duck" Sullivan Junior Golf Camp will take place Tuesday through next Thursday at Choctaw Country Club. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday, while the final day of camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. next Thursday. The camp is open to boys and girls of all ages. Entry fee is $20 per camper.

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