February 23rd, 2012
Last season as a sophomore, Poteau High School wrestler Tyler Tustin became only the second Pirate to win a state title â€” joining his cousin, Jerry Collins (husband of current Lady Pirate softball coach Misty Collins), as state champions on the mat.
Beginning Friday, Tustin will begin competing at the Class 4A State Tournament at Oklahoma City's State Fair Arena with a chance at repeating.
The Carl Albert State College softball team had its road doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Independence, Kan., canceled, with no make-up date scheduled.
The Lady Vikings will return to action this afternoon as they will make up the home doubleheader with Crowder, Mo., beginning at noon.
Then, Carl Albert will play in this weekend's Murray State College Festival Friday and Saturday at the Johnston County Sports Complex in Tishomingo.
After taking two games from the Coffeyville (Kan.) Junior College Ravens Tuesday afternoon at their place, the Carl Albert State College Vikings did likewise to them Wednesday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field by scores of 4-1 and 3-2.
The Vikings will hit the road to Texas this weekend. The Vikings will have a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday against Tyler, Texas, then a single, nine-inning game against Northeast Texas in Mount Pleasant, Texas, at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. â€” The Carl Albert State College Vikings baseball team ran its record to 6-0 with a pair of road wins over Coffeyville Junior College Tuesday afternoon by scores of 10-3 and 16-12.
This world lost one of the most inspiring people that has ever walked on the face of the earth this week. My sister, Janice Couch, passed away Sunday after a two-and-a-half-year battle with ovarian cancer. She will be dearly missed by all that knew her.
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) LeFlore County Longbeard Banquet will be March 8 at the Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
The NWTF is a national non-profit organization that is the leader in upland wildlife habitat conservation in North America. The organization includes outdoors-minded individuals who care deeply about our natural resources, and the wild places we love to hunt.
MIAMI, Okla. â€” Wilka Montout's 34 points proved to be the difference for the Northeastern A&M College Lady Norse in their 54-40 win over the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference game Monday night.
Despite getting 16 points from Jaymere Hadden, it wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State Vikings in their 75-59 loss to the NEO Golden Norsemen in the second game on Monday night.
Several LeFlore County high school basketball teams brought home some championship and consolation championship plaques from last weekend's district and regional tournaments.
In district tournaments, the Poteau Lady Pirates (Class 4A), both Spiro teams (Class 3A), the Howe Lady Lions (Class 2A), the Wister Wildcats (Class 2A) and the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers (Class 2A) all won their respective championships last weekend.