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Pocola looks to rebound from season-opening loss tonight against Haileyville

September 12, 2013

The Pocola Indians football team had a rough start to the season last week in its 23-20 loss to Tulsa Regent Prep at John Carter Field. The Indians committed nine turnovers.
If the Indians want to get win No. 1 of 2013 tonight when they entertain the Haileyville Warriors at 7:30 p.m. at John Carter Field, they can't do that.
“We can't make the mistakes we made Friday night if we want to be victorious,” Pocola coach Rick Lang said. “We have to be more disciplined on both sides of the ball. Special teams killed us. It was not a good night.”

Heavener football team finally gets to begin 2013 season; Wolves travel to meet Hartshorne tonight

September 12, 2013

After taking two weeks off since their final football scrimmage Aug. 30 at Pocola, the Heavener Wolves will finally get to play their first game of the 2013 season at 7:30 p.m. Friday when they travel to meet the Hartshorne Miners.
“We're definitely ready to get out there and get going,” Heavener coach Carl Lee said.
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To Get There — Take U.S. 270 west to Hartshorne.

Senior linebacker believes team's defense can perform a lot better

September 12, 2013

Being a linebacker on the Poteau Pirates' defensive unit, senior Kaydon Evans was not totally pleased with the team's defensive performance — even though the Pirates beat the Durant Lions 43-42 in double overtime Friday night at Costner Stadium.

Tuesday's High School Baseball Roundup

September 12, 2013

CAMERON — The Cameron Yellowjackets baseball team swept two games from county rival Wister on Tuesday, taking Game 1 by a score of 6-5 and Game 2 by a 4-1 score.
Leflore 11, Howe 3: In Leflore, trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, the Savages scored three runs in the first and three more in the fourth for a 6-2 lead after four innings.
Whitesboro 3, Panola 1; Whitesboro 16, Battiest 11: In Whitesboro, the Bulldogs (3-10) won twice on the same day for the first time this season.

Panama girls come in second at Tushka Tournament

September 12, 2013

TUSHKA — After going 2-1 on Friday to stay alive in the two-day Tushka Tournament, the Panama Lady Razorbacks fought their way back to the title round Saturday, only to fall short in a 9-0 loss to the Savanna Lady Bulldogs.
The Lady ’Backs reached the championship game with wins over Coalgate (4-3), Colbert (7-0), Rock Creek (6-1) and tournament-host Tushka (1-0).

Hunter safety courses are now available online

September 12, 2013

It’s time to be thinking about getting your child’s hunter safety certification (and yours, too, if you haven’t gotten it yet). Persons who are 10 years or older and an Oklahoma resident can complete a course online and print out their own hunter education card. Once completed, you are fully certified, and you do not have to complete any additional class work.
This option is great for last-minute certification, or adults that want to hunt out of state but cannot attend a full eight-hour class. Check out the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation'’s website to register and get started.

Poteau girls edge Muldrow

September 12, 2013

Just 24 hours earlier, the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team scored a total of 27 runs in two home games on Monday against Spiro and Sallisaw. It was a far cry from that in Tuesday's home game with the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs.
It took an RBI double by RaeLynn Caldwell in the fifth inning to snap a 1-all tie to give the Lady Pirates a 2-1 victory.

Tuesday's High School Softball Roundup

September 12, 2013

WHITESBORO — The Cameron Lady Yellowjackets were the team of the day in Tuesday's three-way at Whitesboro with the host Lady Bulldogs and the Bokoshe Lady Tigers.
The Lady ’Jackets downed the host Lady Bulldogs 3-0, while handling the Lady Tigers 13-0.
The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Tigers 9-4 in the third game of the day.
Pocola 8, Spiro 4: In Spiro, the Lady Indians jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, but put the game away with a pair of two-run innings in the sixth and seventh for an 8-1 lead.

Spiro, Heavener in LCT Junior High Tournament winner's-bracket finals; 2013 champion will be crowned tonight

September 12, 2013

Then there were two — two teams undefeated, that is, in the 2013 LeFlore County Junior High Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament, which is taking place at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
Spiro and Heavener will play in the winner's-bracket final at 5 today for the right to get to the 7:20 p.m. championship game, where that team must be beaten twice — which would mean that the 8:30 p.m. if-game will be necessary.
Spiro beat Poteau/Pansy Kidd Middle School, while Heavener got past Wister in the two championship semifinals Tuesday night.

Rivals Bokoshe, Arkoma meet in District C-4 opener Friday night

September 11, 2013

In the life of 8-man football, normally the season opener is about the only tune-up before district play begins. Such was the case for the Bokoshe Tigers and the Arkoma Mustangs.
Both county teams played their lone non-district game before District C-4 begins this week, and against each other no less as the LeFlore County 8-Man Rivaly is renewed.

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Opening Round Panama 5, Whitesboro 1 Poteau 19, Arkoma 0 Heavener 15, Bokoshe 0 Howe 8, Talihina 0...
Friday's Games Leflore 11, Cameron 1 Kinta 4, Howe 3 Whitesboro Tournament Championship Boswell 3,...
Friday's Games Howe 8, Cameron 5, 10 inn. Arkoma 12, McCurtain 10 Wister 11, Keota 0 Leflore 13,...

 

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