October 14th, 2012
Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Anyone who is interested in coaching a Buccaneer Basketball team for the upcoming season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
CANADIAN â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers clawed their way to another football victory Friday night, posting a road win over the Canadian Cougars by a score of 34-6 in District A-6 action.
TULSA â€” Even though it was a non-District C-4 contest, the Arkoma Mustangs won for the second straight week as they handled Eagle Point Academy 46-16 Friday night at Hicks Field.
â€śIt was 27-0 at the end of the first quarter, and we kind of shut it down from there and cruised on,â€ť said Mark Weatherton, Arkoma's coach.
HARTSHORNE â€” In what was supposed to be the best match-up of Friday night's District 2A-6 games, it did not turn out that way. The homestanding Hartshorne Miners struck a gold mine as they blanked the Pocola Indians 40-0.
TULSA â€” The Poteau Pirates stood toe to toe with Class 4A's top-ranked Cascia Hall Commandos Friday night. Even though the final score was 24-3, the game henged on two fumbles â€” one that was waved off and one that should have been allowed. The Commandos were the benefactors of both calls. Poteau lost a touchdown in the final quarter as Jace Pitchford appeared to have crossed the goal line only to have the ruling from the officials that he fumbled, with the hosts making the recovery.
SPIRO â€” The Spiro Bulldogs entertained the Heavener Wolves Friday night at McClain Stadium in a renewed LeFlore County rivalry and came away with a 45-28 win in District 3A-8 action.
PANAMA â€” Break out the Panama Razorbacks. The Hogs won for the second straight week as they handled the Quinton Savages 34-6 Friday night at George Ollie Stadium.
Tulsa Cascia Hall 24, Poteau 3
Spiro 45, Heavener 28
Panama 34, Quinton 6
Arkoma 46, Eagle Point Academy 16
Talihina 34, Canadian 6
Hartshorne 40, Pocola 0
As most of you reader know, during the high school football season, the Saturday morning editions are held so we can get the high school football games' stories into that edition.
Next week is Fall Break, and all the games will be played on Thursday night. In my first two years as sports editor of The Poteau Daily News, the decision was made to not hold Friday morning's edition for the games' stories, but wait and publish them on that Saturday's edition.