August 15th, 2015
The host Pocola Lady Indians and the Heavener Lady Wolves posted victories in the opening round of the Pocola Tournament on Thursday afternoon.
Pocola's Sammie Kuhns no hit the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets for a 6-0 victory, while in the game prior the Lady Wolves blanked the Talihina Golden Tigers 12-0 behind Makenzie Wilson's no-hitter.
The Arkoma Lady Mustangs, the other local team in the field, fell 11-0 to the Gore Lady Pirates. The Keota Lady Lions also lost, falling 4-1 to the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs.
WHITESBORO â The host Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs and the Howe Lady Lions were victors on opening day of the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs Invitational on Thursday.
Whitesboro got past Clayton 5-3, while Howe blanked Buffalo Valley 8-0.
The third local team in the field, the Leflore Lady Savages, fell 8-0 to the Stringtown Lady Tigers.
There was a chance there was not going to be a Red-White Interteam Scrimmage this preseason due to turf installation issues, but as the saying goes, âWhere thereâs a will, thereâs a way.â
The Pirates will have their annual Red-White Scrimmage at 9 a.m. Saturday on the practice field just south of the fieldhouse at Costner Stadium. Admission is small bottles of Gatorade, towels, liquid soap and liquid detergent.
A couple of big innings doomed the Poteau Lady Pirates in their 11-4 home loss to the Sequoyah-Tahlequah Lady Indians on Thursday afternoon.
Wister 3, Red Oak 2, 8 inn.: In Wister, Sooner Vanhookâs two-out, RBI single in the eighth inning scored Stevee McMillin with the game-winning run.
Spiro 9, Colbert 2: At Rock Creek Lady Mustangs Invitational in Blue, the Lady Bulldogs, who trailed 1-0 in the opening inning, scored twice in the first inning and three runs in the second for a 5-1 lead after two innings.
The 2015 season will begin for the Poteau High School cross country teams Saturday at the Riverside 5,000 in Tulsa.
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2015 Poteau Cross Country Schedule
Date Meet Site
Aug. 15 Riverside 5,000 Tulsa
Aug. 22 Bacone College Invitational Muskogee
Sept. 3 Tahlequah Invitational Tahlequah
Sept. 12 Seq.-Tahlequah Invitational Tahlequah
Sept. 26 OSU Jamboree Stillwater
Oct. 3 Chili Pepper Invitational Fayetteville, Ark.
Oct. 8 Class 4A Pre-State Meet Shawnee
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is proposing a record environmental fine of nearly $3.2 million against a company hired to treat water in a town in far southeastern Oklahoma.
A department investigation determined Severn Trent Services failed to meet minimum chlorine standards, putting potentially thousands of area residents of Hugo at risk of drinking unsafe water for 317 days over two years, The Journal Record (http://bit.ly/1gGVCCz ) reported.
They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insider's hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.
The following is a list of events upcoming throughout the area. To see a full list, look at the community calendar featured in our paper daily.
âą Aug. 13 â Chiliâs Hiring Event,â 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Choctaw Community Center, 109 Kerr Ave. Positions include full- and part-time servers, bartenders, hosts, bussers, cooks and dishwashers. Info: 1 (800) 522-6170.
ââGreen Country Ruff Riters meeting, 2 p.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library.
ââEnrollment for Adult Education and High School Equivalency classes â GED and HiSET, 8:30 a.m., Poteau
The Poteau Pirate Community Pep Rally will be held Thursday, August 13, at the Donald W. Reynolds Center starting at 6 p.m.
Activities will include $5 burger baskets with chips and drink and $5 bounce house and slide (jump all you want).
New Poteau football shirts will be available.
The community will be introduced to the Poteau High School marching band, youth football teams and cheerleaders, junior high football teams and cheerleaders, high school football team, cheerleaders and silver steppers and have an autograph and photo session where you can meet the Pirates.
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!