August 13th, 2015
Here are a few brain-numbing facts for your Tidbit Thursday. Enjoy!
Pamela Anderson Lee is Canadaâs Centennial Baby, being the first baby born on the centennial anniversary of Canadaâs independence.
Pinocchio is Italian for âpine head.â
When possums are playing âpossumâ, they are not âplaying.â They actually pass out from sheer terror.
Whoâs that playing the piano on the âMad About Youâ theme? Paul Reiser himself.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladiesâ room during a dance.
Most lipstick contains fish scales!
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesnât wear pants!
TAHLEQUAH â The Poteau Lady Pirates were able to only muster one hit in Tuesdayâs 9-0 loss to the Tahlequah Lady Tigers.
Heavener 8, Howe 0; Heavener 14, Leflore 0; Howe 17, Leflore 4: Tuesday in Heavener, the Lady Wolves won both games in their home openers.
Spiro 8, Wister 3: Tuesday in Wister, the Lady Bulldogs opened their season victoriously by breaking a 3-all tie with a single run in the third inning and four runs in the fifth â highlighted by Shakyrah Gladnessâ grand-slam home run.
SMITHVILLE â The Howe Lions dropped their season opener 8-1 to the Smithville Braves on Tuesday afternoon.
Red Oak 19, Leflore 0: In Red Oak, the Eagles spoiled the debut of Mark Warren as new coach for the Savages.
Editorâs note: Look for the story about Cameronâs season opener at Preston in Friday's edition.
The Mark Reichert era got underway at Pocola in fine fashion as his new team, the Pocola Lady Indians, opened their 2015 fast-pitch softball season with a 17-9 road win over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Monday afternoon.
With the game tied at 4 after six innings, the Lady Indians erupted with 13 runs in the seventh inning, aided by five Poteau errors, to take a 17-4 lead.
Cameron 10, Crowder 3: In Cameron, Cameron pitcher Dakotha Battice struck out seven batters and allowed only one earned run as the Lady Yellowjackets got their fall season off and flying.
WHITESBORO â A late rally propeled the Whitesboro Bulldogs to a 7-5 come-from-behind victory over the Smithville Braves for a season-opening win Monday afternoon.
The McClain Survey team of Jeff Rogers, Perry Reed, Josh Wiles and Justin Tucker won Fridayâs 10th annual Historic Downtown Poteau Golf Tournament at Choctaw Country Club.