August 18th, 2014
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Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Pete Thamel analyze the Big 12 entering the 2014 season.
The deadline for registration in the Walk, Run or Dye hosted by Poteau Chamber of Commerce has been extended until Aug. 22.
Registration is $20 individual (non-student), $15 Individual (Groups of four or more non-student) and $10 students and children 12 and under.
For more information or to register, call (918) 647-9178 or register on-line http://www.poteauchamber.com
The event will be held Sept. 6 and starts at 10 a.m. on Dewey Avenue in Poteau.
VIDEO: Keys To Oklahoma's Season
Last time we saw the Sooners, they were beating up on Alabama. So can Bob Stoops and company keep the good times rolling in Norman? Campus Insiders' Pete Fiutak provides us with a key player, statistic and game to watch for this season.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF âÂ criminal felony
CMâ criminal misdemeanor
FD âÂ family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
Football is back in Poteau, at least the preseason that is.
The 2014 Red-White Interteam Scrimmage will be at 6:30 tonight at Costner Stadium. Admission is bottles of Gatorade and/or Powerade.
Tonight will be the first game-like situation since the 2013 Class 4A state title game last December and the spring game in May.
âAnytime you turn the lights on and have a chance to get out there, itâs always a kind of a neat feeling,â Poteau coach Greg Werner said. âHopefully, the folks will come out and watch, see whatâs going on and get their first taste of football.â
Tickets still remain for the Poteau Piratesâ football season opener in the Hootenâs Kickoff Classic against Alma, Ark., at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside High School at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4.
Tickets for adults and students cost $7 per person, while pre-schoolers will be admitted for free.
For those wishing to purchase tickets, call Poteau coach Greg Werner at (918) 839-4572 or come by the high school or football fieldhouse.
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RED OAK â The Wister Wildcats won their opening-round game Thursday in the 2014 Red Oak Eagle Classic.
The âCats got their first victory of the season in what was their season opener, defeating the Buffalo Valley Buffaloes 7-3.
Wister played Crowder, which beat the Howe Lions 10-1 on Thursday, in one championship semifinal. The winner will play for the title at 3 p.m. Saturday, while the loser will play for third place at noon Saturday.
POCOLA â The Wister Lady Wildcats might have brought home a tournament championship Friday night. They were in line to do so.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Spiro Lady Bulldogs 4-3 in Thursday nightâs winnerâs-bracket finals.
Spiro played Heavener in Fridayâs loserâs-bracket final with the winner meeting Wister. The if-game was slated for 8 p.m. Friday if needed.
The Lady Wolves won both of their consolation games, beating Stigler 9-2 and host Pocola 4-1. The Lady Indians, who took the place of the Keota Lady Lions who dropped out, beat Cameron 11-0.
WHITESBORO â The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs bounced back from Tuesdayâs season-opening shutout at the hands of Panama to down the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers 4-2 Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Bulldogs scored twice in the first and single runs in the next two innings for a 4-0 lead.
Panama 7, Whitesboro 0: Tuesday in Panama, Panama pitcher Hannah Goines pitched a two-hitter with nine strikeouts.
Editorâs note: Nothing was reported on Panamaâs Thursday home game against Quinton by press time.
âąâAug 16âââConcert Under the Stars, Jay Falkner Band, 8 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
ââBake sale to benefit Poteau Pound Pups, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Coffee Cup.
ââLeFlore County Round-Up Club play day, Cecil Leachman Arena, Heavener. Info: Frank Mode, (918) 839-0330.
âąâAug. 17âââWright Ministries music and testimony, 6 p.m., New Beginning Family Ministry, 305 S. Saddler. Info: (918) 721-3490 or (918) 649-4708.