TULSA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs football team lit up the scoreboard in its first preseason scrimmage of the 2014 season Friday night against host Wright Christian and Tulsa Regent Prep, which is dropping down to 8-man football.
The Mustangs scored seven touchdowns. Two players had a pair of TD runs, Dakota Roam scored on runs of 5 and 20 yards, while Aaron Parsons had two 5-yard scampers.
Seth Key, who caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Harmon, threw a 5-yard TD pass to Tanner Sanders.
Talon Woolsey had the other score on a 20-yard run.
The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team had a pair of tough outings in two tournaments last week.
In Thursdayâ€™s Rogers State University Festival in Claremore, the Lady Pirates beat Fort Gibson 6-5 but lost 6-4 to Glenpool.
In this past weekendâ€™s Northeastern State University Tournament in Tahlequah, the Lady Pirates went 1-3 in games on Friday â€” beating Okmulgee 14-3, but losing to 3-1 to Locust Grove, 5-1 to Sallisaw and 10-0 to host Tahlequah. On Saturday, Poteau suffered a 14-1 loss to Owasso and a 9-3 setback against Henryetta.
The 2014 Poteau Bandit Football League is needing coaches for each of the two divisions of competition â€” the third-fourth grade division and fifth-sixth grade division.
If these voids are not filled, there will not be a season for either or both division for those who have registered to play.
For additional information, call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
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TALIHINA â€” For the fans in attendance at Thursday night's Talihina Golden Tigers football scrimmage against the Valliant Bulldogs at Doc Robinson Stadium, it probably looked like the locals were picking up right where they left off.
â€śI'm not going as far as saying that, but they're really hungry,â€ť Talihina coach Kelly Gravitt said. â€śThey really looked hungry [in Thursday night's scrimmage].â€ť
The Talihina offense scored six touchdowns and kept the â€™Dogs out of the end zone.
The 2014 season for the Heavener Lady Wolves and Wolves cross country teams will begin Monday afternoon with the Haworth Invitational.
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2014 Heavener Cross Country Schedule
Date Meet Place Time
Aug. 25 Haworth Invitational Idabel TBA
Sept. 6 Henryetta Invitational Henryetta TBA
Sept. 13 Prague Invitational Prague TBA
Sept. 20 Shawnee Invitational Shawnee TBA
Sept. 27 OSU Jamboree Stillwater TBA
Oct. 4 Chili Pepper Invitational Fayetteville 11 a.m.
Oct. 11 Chisholm Invitational Enid TBA
Oct. 18 Class 3A Regional Meet TBA TBA
Oct. 25 Class 3A State Meet TBA TBA
HOWE â€” The Howe Lady Lions got a home win Thursday afternoon by defeating the Leflore Lady Savages 11-5.
The Lady Lions broke a 4-all tie with a two-run second inning for a 6-4 lead after two innings.
After the Lady Savages cut the deficit to 6-5 in the fourth inning, the Lady Lions responded with a five-run fourth inning for an 11-5 lead.
Spiro 5, Whitesboro 1; Spiro 6, Buffalo Valley 1; Whitesboro 14, Buffalo Valley 4: In Whitesboro, Spiro went undefeated in Thursday's three-way, while the host team went 1-1.
The Cameron Yellowjackets tried Friday night to get to the consolation finals of the 2014 Carl Albert State College Invitational at CASC's Ival Goodman Field.
The Yellowjackets and the Smithville Braves battled in Friday afternoon's consolation quarterfinal, with the game tied at 5 after seven innings. The winner played in the consolation semifinals later that night against McCurtain. That winner will play the Oktaha Tigers at 11 a.m. Saturday for the consolation title.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs baseball team got its first win of the 2014 fall season Thursday afternoon as they routed the Panola Bearcats 13-0 in the opening round of the Whitesboro Tournament.
However, the â€™Dogs lost in the championship quarterfinals 12-2 to the Boswell Scorpions.
The Bulldogs faced Braggs in Friday afternoon's consolation semifinals with the winner playing for the consolation championship at noon Saturday. The loser will be eliminated.
The 2014 cross country season will begin Saturday for the Poteau Lady Pirates and Pirates as they will run at the Lincoln Christian Invitational in Tulsa. The event begins at 8 a.m.
The Lady Pirates were seventh in last fall's Class 4A State Meet, and they return three runners from that squad. Sheridan Hoyer was 46th at state last fall, Kayle Dryer was 71st and Bailee Bates was 95th.
However, it's a different story for the Pirates. Graduation hit them hard, and they only return two runners from last fall â€” Isaac Stacy and Allen Daniels.
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2014 Poteau Cross Country Schedule
The Leflore Savages baseball team reached tonight's championship semifinals as they held off the Oktaha Tigers 3-2 Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Carl Albert State College Invitational Tournament at CASC's Ival Goodman Field.
The Savages will play the winner of the Red Oak game that took place Thursday night at Howe's Lions Field at 7:30 tonight at Lions Field in the championship semifinals, with the winner playing for the title at 3 p.m. Saturday at Ival Goodman Field. The loser will play for third place at 1 p.m. Saturday at CASC.