BRAGGS â€” The Panama High School basketball teams got their first wins of the season Monday in the opening round of the Greenleaf Invitational Tournament.
The Razorbacks defeated tournament-host Braggs 65-46, while the Lady â€™Backs routed Kinta 54-19.
The Hogs (1-2) will play Gore, a 63-34 winner over Webbers Falls on Monday night, in the championship semifinals at 8:30 p.m. Friday, with the winner playing for the title at 8:45 p.m. Saturday. Friday night's loser will play for third place at 5:45 p.m. Saturday.
The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade Raiders basketball team won its opener in its own tournament on Monday with a 53-39 victory over the Wister Wildcats at the PKMS Gym.
However, the other three PKMS teams suffered losses. The eighth-grade Lady Raiders fell 30-21 to Wister, while both seventh-grade Pansy Kidd Middle School teams lost to Sallisaw â€” the boys fell 23-21, while the girls lost 31-21.
It was a very good weekend for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings basketball team.
The Lady Vikings went 2-0 in the Lady Viking Classic in Hillsboro, Mo. with a Sunday afternoon rout of Logan College by a score of 90-35, which came a day after a 94-62 win over Southeastern Illinois.
The next game for the Lady Vikings will be at 6 p.m. Thursday against Murray State College in an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The Vikings will follow at 8 p.m. Thursday against the Aggies, formerly coached by current Carl Albert Men's Coach Mike St. John.
The Poteau Youth Wrestling Club had three sites of representation last weekend.
At the Fort Gibson Novice Tournament, the Club placed 20 of its 24 wrestlers who competed. Nine of those wrestlers won titles. In Division I, Gavin Morgan and Mason Francis brought home the gold.
In Division II, Caden Warren won a championship, while Justin Neff and Seth Ford did so in Division III.
Rae Hendrix was a tournament champion in Division IV, while Brandon Hartley and Parker Rosenburg did likewise in Division V.
The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.
The 2011 Cowboy Youth Christmas Camp Sessions for those who are in grades two through eight will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for the first session, and the same time for the second session on Sunday.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. both days. The camp cost is $200.
The 2011 Cowboy High School Christmas Hitting Camp will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 17, while the Christmas Pitching Camp will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 18.
Were you all able to come up with the answers to last weeks questions dealing with sports mascots whose names do not end with the letter S? In baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox are the only two teams in the Major League Baseball that their mascots does not end in the letter S. While the National Basketball Association teams whose mascots don't end in the letter S are the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Miami Heat and the Utah Jazz.
At their extended meeting Tuesday night the Pocola board of trustees voted four to one to hire Steve Howard as the new Pocola police chief. Trustee Jewell Clark was the lone "no" vote.
Vivian Louise Aldred Frank Tullis , 91, of Tulsa (formerly of Poteau) died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011. in Tulsa. Vivian was born in Poteau on March 11, 1920, to Howard Meade and Kathryn (Otey) Aldred. She was an interior decorator. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Gatie Frank; second husband, Guy Lollis, third husband, Jack Tullis; daughter, Pamela Ann Frank; son, Gerald Neff; granddaughter, Jann Ethen; and three sisters, Helen Larkin, Jeanette Fullen and Betty Baggett;