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Boomers, Lions, Thunder, Wildcats win OK Kids state openers; Pirates split games

July 16, 2014

Four of the five LeFlore County OK Kids baseball teams opened state tournament play with wins.
At the OK Kids Prep State Tournament at Woodward, the Panama Boomers edged the Pauls Valley Panthers 6-5 in Tuesday’s opener.
At the OK Kids Midget State Tournament on Tuesday in Blanchard, the Howe Lions beat the Roff Tigers 7-2.
The Heavener Thunder won its first game at the OK Kids Peewee State Tournament on Tuesday in Weatherford, nipping Kingfisher 1-0.
The Wister Wildcats defeated Henryetta 10-3 in Tuesday’s opening-round game of the OK Kids Coach-Pitch State Tournament in Weatherford.

Tri-State Speedway Results, Updated Point Standings

July 16, 2014

Summertime Classic Factory Stock Twin 20s and Regular Point Races
Saturday

Editor’s note: In all races and point standings, each division will have the top three and any other local racers.
Factory Stock Feature Race No. 1
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith, Ark.; 2. Shannon Cox, Greenwood, Ark.; 3. Jerome Heintich, Huntsville, Ark.
Factory Stock Feature Race No. 2
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith; 2. Shannon Cox, Greenwood; 3. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.
Pure Stock Race

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL in All-Star Game; Angels OF with Poteau relatives named contest’s MVP

July 16, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — On a sparkling summer night in the Upper Midwest, baseball generations joined up and prepared to pass.
Derek Jeter, the 40-year-old face of baseball, bid farewell to the All-Star game at the same time 22-year-old Mike Trout became the second-youngest player to earn Most Valuable Player honors at the showcase.

Wheat, Spikes three-peat as Spider Webb champions

July 16, 2014

Last May, Poteau High School golfer Hannah Ward three-peated as Class 4A state champion to end her prep career. Last weekend, two golfers did likewise.
Ward's coach, Randall Wheat and Jonathan Spikes of Danville, Ark., won their third straight Spider Webb Invitational, which took place Saturday and Sunday at Wolf Ridge and Choctaw country clubs.
Wheat and Spikes shot 66s on each day to win by three strokes over the duo of Kale Holton and Jason May, 132 to 135.

State Qualifiers

July 15, 2014

Sub-Regional Qualifier

July 15, 2014

2014 OK Kids Regional Tournament Scores

July 15, 2014

Prep Regional Tournament
At Town Creek Park
Friday’s Games
Panama Boomers 11, Gans Patriots 0
Poteau Pirates 16, Pittsburg Rebels 3
Poteau Pirates 5, Panama Boomers 3
Pittsburg Rebels 15, Gans Patriots 1
Saturday’s Games
Panama Boomers 14, Pittsburg Rebels 1
Poteau Pirates 14, Panama Boomers 0, title game; both teams advance to this week’s state tournament in Woodward.
Peewee Regional Tournament
At Spiro
Wednesday’s Games
Sallisaw Cardinals 5, Spiro Dirtbags 3, completion of Tuesday’s suspended game
Sallisaw Titans 8, Sallisaw Wildcats 2
Spiro Heat 11, Sallisaw Cardinals 5

2014 OK Kids Prep Regional Opener

July 11, 2014

Boomer Boomers

July 11, 2014

Sports Briefs

July 11, 2014

The 2014 Choctaw Country Club Junior Golf Clinic will take place the next two Tuesdays. The clinic will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday.
The entry fee is $10 per child per week, which includes drinks each week. All ages are welcome.
At the end of the eight-week clinic, there will be a tournament, a cookout and a pool party.
For additional information, call (918) 647-3488.
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The 2014 Spider Webb Invitational will take place Saturday and Sunday at Wolf Ridge Country Club and Choctaw Country Club.

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