I went fishing with Jason Wickware Saturday morning at Lake Tenkiller. When we got there, it was cloudy, 47 degrees and the wind was blowing out of the east at 13 mph. When the wind blows out of the east, fish bite least!
I knew it was going to be tough fishing, but Jason caught a three-pound largemouth, and I pulled in a little smallmouth two casts later. But that would prove to be all we'd catch for a while.
The rain came down hard, along with some very strong winds. We caught only three more fish the rest of the day. Any day of fishing is better than working!
In the first of their two home wrestling duals of the season, the Poteau Pirates handled the Talihina Golden Tigers 76-12 Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates (7-4 in duals this season) won 12 of the 13 matches in Tuesday night's dual. Of those 12 wins, Poteau won seven of them by pins.
The lone win for the Golden Tigers (0-1) was a forfeit at 113 pounds by Derek Lester after there was a double forfeit at 106 pounds to begin the dual.
The Golden Tigers will be in the Okmulgee Tournament Friday and Saturday to end their pre-Christmas Break action.
The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade Raiders basketball team will have a shot at winning its own tournament today after beating the Roland Rangers 61-27 Tuesday at the PKMS Gym.
The Raiders will play Sallisaw in the title game.
The Spiro Bulldogs will meet the Wister Wildcats will play for the consolation championship. The â€™Dogs edged the combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders 38-36, while the â€™Cats downed the Pocola Indians 27-15.
The loss to Spiro dropped the combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders into the seventh-place game against Pocola.
WILBURTON â€” Three LeFlore County basketball teams got wins Tuesday in Day 2 of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Tournament.
The Cameron Yellowjackets handled the Bokoshe Tigers 64-18 at Wilburton High School, while the Whitesboro Bulldogs was too much for Clayton in a 51-32 victory at Eastern Oklahoma State College's Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse. The Tigers' loss put them into the consolation championship game at 5:20 p.m. Friday at Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
JuniorRank is very proud to announce Bobby Joe Mendoza, an eighth-grade student at Highland Rim Middle School in Fayetteville Tenn., will be participating in our 2012 Junior Academic All-American Game, presented by Russell Athletic, on Jan. 2, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz.
ADA â€” Legendary East Central University menâ€™s head basketball coach Wayne Cobb will have another floor named after him.
Cobbâ€™s signature is prominently displayed on the basketball playing surface of the Kerr Activities Center on the ECU campus.
On Saturday, his name will go on the court at Beames Fieldhouse at Murray State College in Tishomingo, where he coached for nine seasons before coming to ECU in 1978.
â€śCoaching at Murray State was an enjoyable experience. It gave me the opportunity to get my foot in the door in college coaching. I really enjoyed my time in Tishomingo,â€ť said Cobb.
The Poteau Tip-In Club will have a tailgate party before Tuesday's Poteau High School basketball teams' home openers against Spiro at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The tailgate party will have hamburger baskets for $5, sponsored by Budâ€™s Country Junction, JoB Construction Company, Inc. and The Community State Bank.
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The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.
First of all, I want to wish happy birthdays to my mom, Elaine Midgley, and sister, Janice Couch, who both had birthdays within the last week or so. Happy birthday ladies â€” I love you both!
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My good buddy, Wister Baseball Coach John McAlester, took his son, Gunner, on a hunt this last weekend near Wilburton. Gunner got a shot at a five-point buck, and he made the most of the opportunity shooting the buck right behind the front shoulder and dropping it within a few yards.