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Poteau track athletes medal at Class 5A State Meet

May 13, 2013

YUKON — Five Poteau High School track athletes won medals at the Class 5A State Meet, which took place Friday and Saturday at Yukon High School’s Miller Stadium.
Deven Bond won three medals, two individually. Bond was third in the 3,200-meter run (12:12.04) and fourth in the 1,600-meter run (5:33.3). She was part of the third-place 3,200-meter relay team of Colleen Peterson, Haley Griggs and Kandace Standridge that had a time of 9:56.88.
Standridge was a multiple-medal winner as well as she was fourth in the 800-meter run (2:24.73).

Poteau tennis player goes 1-2 at state tournament

May 13, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY — Poteau tennis player Skylar Abbott went 1-2 at the Class 4A State Tournament, which took place Friday and Saturday at the Will Rogers Tennis Center.
Abbott lost his first match 7-5, 6-2 to Byng’s Neil Jorgenson, then beat Oklahoma City Classen’s Jonathan Sergent 6-0, 6-2 in the consolation opening round.
However, Abbott lost to Chisholm’s Tyler Harmon 6-2, 6-3 in the second round of consolation play.

LCYS Golf Tournament set May 24 at Choctaw Country Club

May 12, 2013

LeFlore County Youth Services will have its 20th annual Golf Tournament on May 24 at the Choctaw Country Club in Poteau.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and tee off is at 10 a.m. 
Proceeds of this event help finance non-funded programs for the agency, including summer recreational, missing children and the Adopt-An-Angel programs.
LCYS will provide lunch, drinks and door prizes.
The tourney will be four-person teams with an entry fee of $50 per person or $200 per team.
Hole sponsorships are available for a $125 donation, which is tax deductible.

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Sports Briefs

May 11, 2013

The first meeting of the 2013 season for the Poteau Quarterback Club will at 7 p.m. Monday inside the football fieldhouse at Costner Stadium.
The Quarterback Club would like to invite and encourage anyone that is interested in supporting the Pirates, especially the parents of players in grades 9 through 12, to attend Monday night’s meeting.
Also, anyone may be a part of the organization, whether or not they have a player on the team.
For additional information, call (918) 647-1694.
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Spiro boys suffer season-ending loss to Verdigris in state semifinals

May 10, 2013

EDMOND — In 2012, the Spiro Bulldogs baseball team made the Class 3A State Tournament, only to suffer a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the Verdigris Cardinals in the quarterfinals.
The same two teams met Friday afternoon in the Class 3A State Tournament semifinals at Edmond Santa Fe High School.
Unfortunately for the ‘Dogs, the same result happened.
The Cardinals defeated the Bulldogs 10-4 to advance to today's state title game. Spiro ends the season at 27-7.

Carl Albert baseball team splits first two games at Region II Tournament; Vikings opponent yet to be determined for Saturday afternoon’s contest

May 10, 2013

BARTLESVILLE — The Carl Albert State College baseball team split its first two games of the Region II Tournament at Doenges Ballpark.
The Vikings staved off elimination Friday afternoon with a 2-0 win over the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Mavericks after losing their opener 4-3 to the Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers on Thursday night.
The Vikings (23-30) did not know as of press time who their opponent would be at 3:30 this afternoon. In one scenario, the Vikings will play the loser of Friday’s Murray State/NOC-Enid game this afternoon.

Poteau soccer senior girls liked going out on a high note; Lady Pirates' season an emotional one in remembering Paige

May 10, 2013

The Poteau Lady Pirates soccer team, who are going to watch their Pirate counterparts try to win the Class 4A state title tonight with a win over Oklahoma City Santa Fe South, did not make the playoffs. However, they ended the season by winning their final two matches and three of their last four to end the season at 3-10 and 2-4 in district play. For the seniors, it was a grand way to go out.

 

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