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June 22nd, 2015

Local softball players, umpires participate in Slow-Pitch All-State Games

June 22, 2015

EDMOND — Two local softball players, Heavener's Makayla Cheek and Pocola's Madison Hudkins, and three local umpires, Dale Lowrimore, Bill Holt and Wendy Kennedy, participated in the 2015 Slow-Pitch Coaches Association All-State Games on Saturday at Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts.

LeFlore County Girls Summer Basketball League Schedule

June 22, 2015

At Heavener
Poteau vs. Heavener, 5 p.m.; Poteau vs. Smithville, 5:45 p.m.; Keota vs. Heavener, 6:30 p.m.; Keota vs. Smithville, 6:30 p.m.
At Howe
Roland vs. Howe, 5 p.m.; Red Oak vs. Roland, 5:45 p.m.; Howe vs. Sallisaw, 6:30 p.m.; Red Oak vs. Sallisaw, 7:15 p.m.; Sallisaw JV vs. Howe JV, 8 p.m.
At Leflore
Buffalo Valley vs. Leflore, 5 p.m.; Buffalo Valley vs. Gans, 5:45 p.m.; Panama vs. Leflore, 6:30 p.m.; Panama vs. Gans, 7:15 p.m.
At Pocola
Pocola vs. Spiro, 5 p.m.; Talihina vs. Spiro, 5:45 p.m.; Cameron vs. Pocola, 6:30 p.m.; Cameron vs. Talihina, 7:15 p.m.
At Porum

June 20th

Poteau golfer makes All-State Team, four local hoopsters do likewise

June 20, 2015

Poteau golfer Cody Shore was not able to repeat as Class 4A state champion last month, but he did get the top possible honor.
Shore, who was ninth at last month's Class 4A State Tournament, was the highest senior to finish from the East to automatically qualify for the 2015 Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Golf Tournament in late July.
Shore is one of four LeFlore County athletes as well as a Red Oak Lady Eagle to make All-State teams — all doing so in basketball.

LeFlore County Boys Summer Basketball League Schedule

June 20, 2015

At Heavener
Cameron vs. Heavener, 4:30 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Cameron, 5:15 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Heavener, 6 p.m.; Cameron vs. Heavener JV, 6:45 p.m.; Howe JV vs. Heavener JV, 7:30 p.m.
At Howe
Spiro vs. Howe, 4:30 p.m.; Spiro vs. Sallisaw-Central, 5:15 p.m.; Howe vs. Sallisaw-Central, 6 p.m.; Smithville vs. McCurtain, 6:45 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Smithville, 7:30 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. McCurtain, 8:15 p.m.
At Pocola

LeFlore County Youth Services Golf Tournament takes place Friday at Choctaw Country Club

June 20, 2015

The LeFlore County Youth Services Golf Tournament took place Friday at Choctaw Country Club.
The foursome of Jim Janssen, Paul Quirk, Dwayne Roper and Mike Fisher took home first place with a 58.
Soon-to-be Eastern Oklahoma State College pitcher Chase Blake, Carl Albert State College women's basketball coach Jeff Tadtman, Poteau Pirates golfer Ryan Ward and Jim Waddle were runners-up as they were two shots back at 60
Sam Stacy, Tyler Atkinson, Cody Pugh and Kevin Stiles came in third as they carded a 62.

June 19th

Heavener, Pocola softball players to be in Slow-Pitch All-State Games on Saturday; Lady Wolf an alternate, with three local umpires officiating games

June 19, 2015

Two local softball players, and maybe a third, will get one more high school game under their belts before hanging up the cleats.
Heavener’s Makayla Cheek and Pocola’s Madison Hudkins will be in the Oklahoma Slow-Pitch Softball Coaches Association’s All-State Games Saturday at the Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts in Edmond.
Cheek will play for the East team in the Large School All-State Game at 11 a.m. Saturday, while Hudkins will be on the East team in the Middle School Game at 3 p.m.

Arkoma, Panama basketball players in Saturday night’s Indian All-State Game

June 19, 2015

Two LeFlore County basketball graduates, Arkoma’s Tiera Brumfield and Panama’s Hannah Goines, will get one more high school game in before going to college.
Brumfield and Goines will be in the Indian All-State Girls Basketball Game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville.

Red Oak Summer Slam to begin Monday, but new schedule is being drawn up

June 19, 2015

After being rained out thanks to remnants of Tropical Depression Bill, the 2015 Red Oak Summer Slam, that was to have started Wednesday, will begin Monday.
However, the original schedule is being changed, and it was not available at press time. Once it’s made available to The Poteau Daily News, it will be put up on our website’s sports page.
Tuesday’s schedule will appear in Tuesday’s edition, with Wednesday’s bracket action teams and match-ups to set up for crowning the tournament’s champion not being determined until after all action on the first two days are completed.

Pennsylvania man on the run for 20 years caught in Oklahoma

June 19, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man convicted nearly 20 years ago of molesting three children in western Pennsylvania has been arrested as a fugitive in Oklahoma, where he was working at a Wal-Mart under an assumed name, authorities said.

Lynn Owen Cozart, 63, was arrested by Muskogee, Oklahoma, police on Thursday. The U.S. Marshal's Western District of Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force had an arrest warrant for Cozart, who skipped out on bail before he could be sentenced in April 1996, Beaver County District Attorney Anthony Berosh said Friday.

Officials seeking help in case of missing 16-year-old girl

June 19, 2015

Cherokee County Law Enforcement, We Help The Missing and the family of Promise Nicole Raines, a 16-year-old girl who went missing from Tahlequah, are asking for the public’s assistance in locating her.

Promise Raines is reported to have left her home in the early morning hours of June 8, 2015 and has not been in contact with her mother. Some reports said she may have left with a boyfriend but he has denied seeing Promise.

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