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April 13, 2013

“A Bike for Daylon” will happen May 18. Daylon is a 13-year-old with cerebral palsy who wants a bike to ride with his family.
Funds are being raised to help his parents purchase an adaptive bike for him.
For more information, call Rachel Pickerel at (918) 649-4028.
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The second annual Brittney Cox Memorial Golf Tournament 2-Man Scramble will take place at 8 a.m. and approximately 1 p.m. April 27 at Choctaw Country Club.
The entry fee is $135 per team, but for teams that have golf carts their fee will be $120.

Poteau boys handle McAlester JV Friday in Coal Miners Classic; Heavener boys suffer loss to Stigler Panthers

April 12, 2013

The Poteau Pirates had to wait a day to begin the Coal Miners Classic due to wet fields on Thursday, but did not let that bother them at all.
Poteau routed the McAlester junior varsity 10-1 in five innings in Hartshorne. The Pirates played co-host Hartshorne, which beat Eufaula 6-4, later Friday night for the right to get to today’s championship game at 4 p.m. in Wilburton. The Poteau-Hartshorne loser will play for third place at 2 this afternoon in Wilburton.
The Heavener Wolves faced elimination from the tournament late Friday after losing 16-6 to the Stigler Panthers in Wilburton.

Wister, Whitesboro, Talihina make Wister Tournament semifinals; Howe, Panama in today’s consolation finals at noon

April 12, 2013

WISTER — Three LeFlore County baseball teams found themselves late Friday in the winner’s bracket semifinals of the Wister Invitational Tournament, with one more win putting them into this afternoon’s title game.
Tournament host Wister had little problem with Hartford, Ark., winning 13-1 in three innings. That put the Wildcats into Friday night’s semifinal against local rival Whitesboro.
The Bulldogs avenged last week’s LeFlore County Tournament loss to Panama by downing the Razorbacks 9-5 — the same score the Hogs beat the ‘Dogs by in their opening-round county tournament game.

Poteau girls sent to Muskogee for Class 6A Regional Tournament; Pirates, Spiro Bulldogs, Wister Wildcats, Talihina named baseball district tournament hosts

April 12, 2013

The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team played Friday in the Muskogee Festival. Two weeks from now, the team will return there for the playoffs.
The Lady Pirates were sent to Muskogee along with Bixby and Broken Bow for the Class 6A Regional Tournament.
As for Class 4A, 3A and 2A baseball, four of LeFlore County’s teams were given the honor of being a district tournament host.
Poteau will entertain Roland for the Class 4A District Tournament.
Spiro will host Heavener in the Class 3A District Tournament.

Sports Briefs

April 12, 2013

“A Bike for Daylon” will happen May 18. Daylon is a 13-year-old with cerebral palsy who wants a bike to ride with his family.
Funds are being raised to help his parents purchase an adaptive bike for him.
For more information, call Rachel Pickerel at (918) 649-4028.
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The second annual Brittney Cox Memorial Golf Tournament 2-Man Scramble will take place at 8 a.m. and approximately 1 p.m. April 27 at Choctaw Country Club.
The entry fee is $135 per team, but for teams that have golf carts their fee will be $120.

M&M duo wins LeFlore County Bass Club tournament at Sardis

April 12, 2013

The LeFlore County Bass Club had its fourth tournament of the 2013 circuit Saturday at Potato Hills South on Sardis Lake.
There were 31 boats with 56 anglers who caught 35 total fish that weighed 104 pounds. The average fish weighed 2.97 pounds, and three limits were caught.
Save the world, recycle.
God bless our troops and veterans.
Have a great weekend.
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Any questions or pictures, make contact with Jody Ray Adams on Facebook, on the “Jody Ray Fishing Hotline” at (918) 649-7387 or email to jodyray@classicnet.net.

Poteau girls golf team wins team, individual titles at Pryor

April 11, 2013

PRYOR — Class 4A’s defending state girls golf champions, the Poteau Lady Pirates, took home all the top honors at Thursday’s Pryor Invitational.
The Lady Pirates not only won the team title with a 379, but Class 4A defending individual state champion Hannah Ward won the the top medalist honor with a 78.
In fact, two other Lady Pirates placed in the top 15. Cathleen Manlove was seventh with a 94, while Skylynn Terry was 11th with a 99.
Dallas Terry shot a 108, while Alyssa Vineyard carded a 110.

Heavener soccer boys blank Hugo, but Lady Wolves fall to Keys Lady Cougars

April 11, 2013

HEAVENER — The Heavener Wolves soccer team opened its district season Tuesday night at Harvey Stadium with a 7-0 shutout of the Hugo Buffaloes.
The news was not as good for the Lady Wolves, who suffered a 4-0 loss to the Keys (Park Hill) Lady Cougars in the first game on Tuesday. The Lady Wolves never got a shot on goal in the game.
Both teams will return to action Friday in road district games against Westville. The girls game will be at 5 p.m., followed by the boys contest at 7 p.m.

Talihina runner places twice in Beggs meet

April 11, 2013

BEGGS — Talihina senior Tara Hawkins placed in two meets in last week’s Beggs Invitational. She was fourth in both the 400-meter dash 1:04.21 and the 800-meter run (2:33.9).
Editor’s note: As soon as the complete results are available from Tuesday’s Warner Invitational, a story will be published.

Top-ranked Poteau soccer boys blank McAlester; homecoming games Friday vs. Stilwell

April 11, 2013

SAVANNA — Class 4A’s top-ranked soccer team, the Poteau Pirates, continued its winning — and dominating — ways with a 10-0 mercy-rule victory over the McAlester Buffaloes.
While the girls contest was only a junior varsity one for the Lady Pirates, it was a very successful one for the local ladies as they won 5-0.
The Poteau soccer teams will celebrate homecoming Friday against Stilwell at Costner Stadium. Homecoming ceremonies will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. The girls game will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the boys contest at 7 p.m.

 

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