April 8th, 2014
What looked to be a pitcher's duel early on turned into a rather large victory for the visiting Fort Gibson Tigers in Monday's game at Town Creek Park.
After trailing 1-0 in the opening inning, the Tigers used a six-run seventh inning to break open a close game en route to an 8-2 victory over the Pirates, who now have lost three straight after being within a game of winning the 2014 LeFlore County Tournament last week.
Monday Games Canceled Due to Wet Fields
Poteau was the only baseball team to play Monday as everyone else was canceled due to wet fields.
HULBERT â€” Poteau golfers Cody Shore and Jarrett Lowrimore were among the top medalists at Saturday's Fort Gibson Invitational at Western Hills Golf Course.
Shore won the individual title with a 70, while Lowrimore was eighth with an 80.
As a team, the Pirates were runners-up to the host Tigers. Fort Gibson's team score was 305, while Poteau had a 320.
John Scott Sanders had Poteau's third-best individual score with an 84, followed by Connor Wheat with an 86. Jeremiah Loggains shot a 92.
James Sherman Brown Jr., 90, of Pocola died Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Pocola.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Evans Memorial Chapel, Pocola. Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Johnathan Bohannon, 68, of Howe died Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Services were held Tuesday, April 8, at Heavener Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Roberts Funeral Home.
Several items are on the Pocola Board of Trustee's agenda for tonight [April 8] at 7 p.m.
Pocola Fire Chief Wesley Riggs is on the agenda for termination and a replacement is named should the council vote in favor of termination.
The meeting is held at City Hall in Pocola on South Pocola Boulevard.
Hundreds of people spent the day at the Eastern Oklahoma Ag Trade Show held at the LeFlore County fairgrounds Tuesday [April 8] afternoon.
PDN photo by Trayce Kerbow
Panama residents are under a boil order as of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after a sewer line and water line were broken in the same location.
Panama Chief of Police John Whiteaker said the Panama Water Department has issued the boil order until further notice.
What a 2014 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament it was. It went the entire distance â€” needing Saturday afternoon's if-game to decide the champion, which was won by Spiro over Poteau.
We also had a triple play turned during the week, as Heavener turned one in Thursday's winner's-bracket semifinal against Spiro, but the Bulldogs still prevailed.
Most of the games were very competitive and rather entertaining with some extra-inning games thrown in.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team went toe to toe with the 2013 Division II national junior-college champions, the Murray State College Aggies, this past weekend. Each two-game series was a split.
The Vikings beat the Aggies 4-1 in Saturday afternoon's opener at Ival Goodman Field before losing the nightcap 4-0.
On Friday at the MSC Baseball Field in Tishomingo, it was the same. Carl Albert took the opener 1-0 before losing the nightcap 9-0.
The Vikings will play Independence, Kan., beginning at 2 this afternoon at Tulsa Metro Christian High School.
MIDWEST CITY â€” The Western Oklahoma State College Lady Pioneers, featuting former Poteau Lady Pirate Gabba Wilson, swept a pair of games from the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings on Saturday afternoon at Rose State College. The Lady Pioneers took the opener 11-2, then doubled the Lady Vikings 8-4 in the nightcap.
Sunday's doubleheader got rained out, but it will be rescheduled at a later date since it is a conference twinbill.