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Red Oak basketball player invited to play ‘down under’; Davis is accepting sponsorships to help her

April 3, 2015

Last month, Red Oak basketball player Bailee Davis got a chance to play in the Class B State Tournament, but this summer she’ll get a chance to hoop it up “Down Under.”
Davis was one of a selected few from the United States to be invited to play in the Down Under Sports Basketball Tournament, which will take place July 13-24 in Australia.

Wister boys gets top seed in LCT, which begins Monday at Howe, Spiro

April 2, 2015

The Wister Wildcats will be the top seed of the 2015 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament, which will begin Monday at two sites, Howe’s Lions Field and Spiro. Howe is this year’s host school.
The Wildcats beat the Poteau Pirates on Tuesday afternoon in a contest that likely decided this season’s top-seeded team in the LCT.
The Pirates got the No. 2 seed, with Spiro third and Panama fourth. The top four seeds will get byes into the championship quarterfinals.

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April 1, 2015

County baseball tournament seeding meeting set Wednesday; LCT will begin on Monday (UPDATED SCHEDULES)

March 31, 2015

The 2015 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament seeding meeting will take place at 9 a.m. Wednesday inside the lobby of the Howe Gym as the Lions are this year’s host school.
Howe coach Jon Sockey said the decision to wait until Wednesday to seed the tournament instead of doing it last week as it likely would have been was due to allowing the teams to get an extra game or two under their belts.
Thursday’s edition will have the outcome of the seeding meeting, with the bracket appearing in Saturday’s edition. The tournament will begin Monday.

Rain cancels practice for Tri-State Speedway event

March 26, 2015

Due to the rain Wednesday night, practices tonight for the 36th Annual Cecil Harlan Memorial Kegger at Tri-State Speedway​ have been canceled.
Drivers and fans traveling from out of town are welcome to park in the parking lot tonight.
Races will start Friday, with pit gates opening at 4 p.m. and grandstands at 5 p.m.

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March 25, 2015

Former Heavener Wolf gets his first OSU win Friday night, downing No. 1 TCU

March 24, 2015

When the top-ranked team in college baseball went down Friday night, there was some LeFlore County connection to the defeat.
Former Heavener Wolf Koda Glover got the win in relief for his current team, the Oklahoma State Cowboys, as the Pokes beat the Texas Christian Horned Frogs 7-6 in 12 innings Friday night at Lupton Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, which included two strikeouts in the 12th inning to dash any hopes of a TCU comeback.

A Busy Week Ahead on the Diamond

March 24, 2015

There will be a plethora of tournaments at the end of this week.
The only one within LeFlore County will be the Leflore Softball Tournament, which takes place Thursday through Saturday.
Three baseball teams, Bokoshe, Leflore and Wister, will be in the Smithville Tournament, while Cameron’s and Panama’s basebball teams will be at the Crowder Demon Classic the same three days. The Spiro Bulldogs will be in the Bixby Spartan Invitational on Thursday through Saturday.

2015 Spring Sports Guide came out Saturday

March 21, 2015

The 2015 Spring Sports Guide was in Saturday's edition of The Poteau Daily News with the season-preview stories on all the spring high school teams of LeFlore County as well as composite schedules for the county in all five sports — baseball, slow-pitch softball, golf, soccer and track.

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March 18, 2015

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