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Poteau girls garner top seed in LCT; Pocola No. 2; this fall's tournament will take place in Panama

September 6, 2013

Who knew when the Pocola Lady Indians and the Poteau Lady Pirates played last week it could very well be a prelude to this month's LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament. If the seeding holds true, that will end up happening on Sept. 19.
The Lady Pirates were named the top seed of this fall's county tournament, with the Lady Indians being second, at Wednesday's seeding meeting at Western Sizzlin'
The Lady Pirates blanked the Lady Indians 2-0 last week.

Talihina football team set for season opener Friday night against Wilburton

September 6, 2013

The Talihina Golden Tigers are primed to get the 2013 season off and going when they entertain the Wilburton Diggers at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Doc Robinson Stadium.
“Every week, we're getting better,” Talihina coach Kelly Gravitt said. “I feel pretty good about where we're at. We had a real good scrimmage [last Friday night] against Vian and Roland. They were good teams, and I was very pleased with how we did against those two teams. As long as we don't regress, we should be a good football team.”

Bokoshe Tigers ready for season opener Friday night at Oaks

September 6, 2013

After some struggling seasons, there seems to be some renewed enthusiasm for Bokoshe Tigers football.
The season for the Tigers will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday as they hit the road to face the Oaks Warriors.
“I can tell they're ready to play,” first-year Bokoshe coach Bryan Murray said. “They're wanting to go hit someone else. I can't see them not being up for this. They've really worked hard in the off-season and in practice. They're ready to prove to people that they're better. We're looking forward to Friday night.”
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Tuesday's High School Softball Roundup

September 5, 2013

WHITESBORO — The Spiro Lady Bulldogs got the week off and running in fine fashion Tuesday by posting wins over host Whitesboro (8-4) and Panola (16-0) in a three-way. The Lady Bulldogs also downed the Lady Bearcats 11-2.
Arkoma 3, Keota 0; Keota 10, Arkoma 2: In Arkoma, the Lady Mustangs split their games in their return back from the Labor Day break.
Panama 2, Oktaha 1, 9 inn.: In Oktaha, Panama's Kendra Swindle got the game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning to break a 1-all tie for the Lady Razorbacks.

Tuesday's High School Baseball Roundup

September 5, 2013

HOWE — The Cameron Yellowjackets baseball team got a doubleheader sweep of the Howe Lions on Tuesday at Lions Field. The ’Jackets took the opener 1-0, then beat the Lions in the nightcap 8-3.
Leflore 4, Smithville 1; Buffalo Valley 4, Leflore 0: In Leflore, the Savages split their home games on Tuesday.

All That Bling!

September 5, 2013

Senior wide receiver can't wait for Friday night

September 4, 2013

Although the Poteau Pirates football team won its final game of the 2012 season, the win did not come in the playoffs. It came in the season finale over Tulsa Rogers in Week 10 at Costner Stadium.
Thus, the Pirates have had Sept. 6, 2013, etched in their minds ever since — the date of this year's season opener against the Durant Lions at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Costner Stadium. Senior wide receiver Jarrett Lowrimore is no exception.
“We've been anticipating this night ever since we got in here in the spring and on through practice,” he said. “We can't wait. We're super excited.”
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Pocola girls defeat Cameron, Hartshorne; Lady Yellowjackets down Lady Miners

September 4, 2013

POCOLA — What was originally slated to be just a single game between Highway 112 rivals Cameron and Pocola turned into a three-way with Hartshorne in the mix on Tuesday.
The good news was that all three games played were won by LeFlore County teams. For the host Lady Indians, the news even better as they won both their games, run-ruling both the Lady Yellowjackets and the Lady Miners by identical 8-0 scores.
The middle game was won by Cameron, which beat Hartshorne 6-4.

2013 Howe Wood Bat Tournament Bracket

September 4, 2013

Panama football team gets extra home game; Razorbacks will welcome Gore Pirates to town Thursday night instead of hitting the road

September 4, 2013

This week is already off to a good start for the Panama Razorbacks football team, and the Hogs haven't opened their 2013 season.
The Razorbacks were supposed to open the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the road against the Gore Pirates. However, since Gore's field is not ready, the game will take place at George Ollie Stadium.
“It's a big plus for us,” Panama coach Brandon Ellis said. “It's good for our fans, our boosters, concessions and gates. It's big to have six home games this year.”
The players were really enthusiastic about the news.

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