February 9th, 2012
PARIS, Texas â€” The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softball team had a rough beginning to the 2012 season Tuesday afternoon as they lost a pair of games to Paris, Texas, by scores of 4-3 and 10-2.
The Lady Vikings will return to action in their home-opening doubleheader at 2 p.m. next Thursday before having their two-day Carl Albert Festival Feb. 18-19 at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2012 Poteau High School Sports Hall of Fame. Categories include: football, boys and girls basketball, baseball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track, boys and girls golf, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls all-around athlete, wrestling, coaching and support and service. The deadline to submit nominations is March 30. For additional information or to submit a nomination, call (918) 839-0394.
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TULSA â€” Several Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members competed and placed in the 2012 Novice State Tournament last weekend.
Two members came home with second-place finishes â€” Dauntay Warren and Parker Rosenburg.
Coming in third were Caden Warren and Rae Hendrix, while Dada Jones and Dakota James were fourth.
Gavin Morgan, Ethan Carey, Grant Ford and Connor Williams were fifth, while Parker Killion was sixth.
The National Wild Turkey Federation LeFlore County Longbeard Banquet will be March 8 at the Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
To purchase tickets, call Russell Barber at (918) 647-8681, Don Chitwood at (918) 649-7470 or myself at (918) 647-7928.
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Though Oklahoma's popular archery hunting seasons for species like deer, black bear and antelope are done for the 2011-12 season, some might say the state is still in the thick of archery season â€” at least if you are involved with the Oklahoma National Archery in the Schools Program.
A Shady Point man who was
arrested in September for disorderly
conduct and discharging a
firearm in city limits filed a
small claims lawsuit against
several county and municipal
entities after he alleged they
failed to return property to him
after his arrest.
Charley Wayne Covey, Sr.,
65, filed the small claims case
naming the Shady Point Police
Department, the Shady Point
Board of Trustees and the
LeFlore County Detention
Center as defendants in his claim
for financial reimbursement for
According to the affidavit
filed by Covey, he stated the
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softball team began the season Tuesday afternoon, now it's the Vikings' turn to hit the diamond.
The CASC Vikings will begin the 2012 season in a home doubleheader against the University of the Ozarks junior varsity beginning at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon at Ival Goodman Field.
espite having three double-figure scorers on the night, it wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 71-59 loss to the Murray State College Lady Aggies Monday night at Gene Robbins Arena.
Behind a 10-point halftime lead, the Murray State Aggies came away with the 74-61 win over the Carl Albert State College Vikings in the second game on Monday night.
The Carl Albert teams will return home Thursday night to face archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The women's game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 8 p.m.
ARKOMA â€” Thanks to a strong second half, the Arkoma Lady Mustangs ended the regular season in fine fashion with a 64-48 win over the Wister Lady Wildcats Monday night at the Arkoma Gym.
Down 23-20 at halftime, the Lady Mustangs opened the second half with an 8-0 run to take a 28-23 lead.
The Lady Wildcats cut the deficit to two points on two occasions, the last time at 45-43 with about four minutes left in the third quarter. But that was as close as Wister got.
Arkoma went on a 15-0 run to take a 58-43 lead with 2:28 remaining in the period.