The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade Raiders basketball team won its opener in its own tournament on Monday with a 53-39 victory over the Wister Wildcats at the PKMS Gym.
However, the other three PKMS teams suffered losses. The eighth-grade Lady Raiders fell 30-21 to Wister, while both seventh-grade Pansy Kidd Middle School teams lost to Sallisaw â€” the boys fell 23-21, while the girls lost 31-21.
It was a very good weekend for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings basketball team.
The Lady Vikings went 2-0 in the Lady Viking Classic in Hillsboro, Mo. with a Sunday afternoon rout of Logan College by a score of 90-35, which came a day after a 94-62 win over Southeastern Illinois.
The next game for the Lady Vikings will be at 6 p.m. Thursday against Murray State College in an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The Vikings will follow at 8 p.m. Thursday against the Aggies, formerly coached by current Carl Albert Men's Coach Mike St. John.
The Poteau Youth Wrestling Club had three sites of representation last weekend.
At the Fort Gibson Novice Tournament, the Club placed 20 of its 24 wrestlers who competed. Nine of those wrestlers won titles. In Division I, Gavin Morgan and Mason Francis brought home the gold.
In Division II, Caden Warren won a championship, while Justin Neff and Seth Ford did so in Division III.
Rae Hendrix was a tournament champion in Division IV, while Brandon Hartley and Parker Rosenburg did likewise in Division V.
The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.
The 2011 Cowboy Youth Christmas Camp Sessions for those who are in grades two through eight will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for the first session, and the same time for the second session on Sunday.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. both days. The camp cost is $200.
The 2011 Cowboy High School Christmas Hitting Camp will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 17, while the Christmas Pitching Camp will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 18.
Were you all able to come up with the answers to last weeks questions dealing with sports mascots whose names do not end with the letter S? In baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox are the only two teams in the Major League Baseball that their mascots does not end in the letter S. While the National Basketball Association teams whose mascots don't end in the letter S are the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Miami Heat and the Utah Jazz.
STILLWATER â€” A lot of prognosticators believed that Oklahoma State would get the better of Oklahoma in this seasonâ€™s version of Bedlam on the football field. But, like me, I didnâ€™t think it would be as lopsided as it was, with the Pokes winning 44-10.
The Cowboys knew they had to not only win, but win big in Saturday nightâ€™s Bedlam game against the Sooners at Boone Pickens Stadium. In the first half, they did just that.
So I can get all the information that needs to get into today's paper, I'm making this column a brief one.
But to Carl Albert Correspondent Mark Couch, I'm sorry, but I had to hold your story until Wednesday's edition.
The big hoop event in LeFlore County this week is the Choctaw Nation Tournament in Talihina, featuring the host team along with Howe, Pocola and Wister.
Bokoshe, Cameron, Leflore and Whitesboro will be in the Eastern Oklahoma State College Tournament this week in three locations â€” Eastern Oklahoma State College and Wilburton High School as well as Red Oak High School.
One LeFlore County freshmen basketball team claimed a tournament championship Saturday afternoon as the Howe Lady Lions won the Poteau Freshmen Tournament with a 34-30 win over the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs.
Another county team, the Heavener Lady Wolves, claimed the consolation championship with a 37-20 victory over the Roland Lady Rangers.
Two other county freshmen teams suffered losses on the tournament's final day. The Spiro Bulldogs lost the boys title game 49-46 to the Roland Rangers, while the Heavener Wolves fell 36-17 in the boys third-place game.