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Poteau Youth Wrestling Club place 51 in own tournament last weekend

November 16, 2012

It was a successful tournament that the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club put on last weekend at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The tournament had 192 participants, with 10 organizations besides Poteau's being represented.
All total, 51 members of the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club placed among the different weight classes in the five different divisions of action.

Getting a holiday turkey

November 16, 2012

Every fall, I try to take a turkey just before Thanksgiving during the yearly fall archery season.
Just to let everyone know, it is kind of tough to kill one with a bow, but last weekend I pulled it off.

Talihina travels to face No. 8 Warner in tonight's Class A playoff contest

November 16, 2012

The last time the Talihina Golden Tigers football team played a home playoff game at Doc Robinson Stadium in 2010, a late turnover doomed them in a second-round loss to Colcord.
Two years later, the Golden Tigers are in another second-round playoff game, this time on the road as they will face No. 8 Warner at 7:30 tonight.
To Get There — Take Oklahoma State Highway 82 north to Stigler. Take Oklahoma State Highway 9 west to Whitefield. Take Oklahoma State Highway 2 north to Warner.

Grizzlies get road win over Thunder to extend winning streak to six

November 16, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY — Something had to give Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena as two teams with five-game winning streaks faced off in an early-season match-up.
The Memphis Grizzlies were coming off a trouncing of the NBA Champion Miami Heat 104-86 on Sunday, and were off to the best start in the history of the franchise at 5-1.
Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder have turned things around after a 1-2 start to the season. The Thunder has played an NBA-high seven games this month and five in the past week.

Sports Briefs

November 15, 2012

Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays. The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Wolf Ridge Golf Course is having a special for veterans and military personnel this week.
Until Sunday, veterans and military personnel will be able to play a round of golf daily for half price with proper identification and proof of military service.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Starting Them Young

November 15, 2012

Reminiscing about driving Mrs. Ruby Pearson

November 15, 2012

Back in the mid to late 1980s, I worked for Lucian Gassaway at Country Boy Furniture. I had many jobs because ol' Lucian owned a farm in Monroe, and I worked out there, too.

Cameron boys get past Wister in OT on Tuesday night; Lady Wildcats pick up road win over Lady Yellowjackets

November 15, 2012

CAMERON — It was an exciting finish to a night of high school basketball Tuesday night at the Cameron Gym.
The host Yellowjackets got their first win of the season by outlasting the visiting Wister Wildcats by a score of 50-45 in overtime.
The two schools split their games as the Lady Wildcats took the opener over the Lady Yellowjackets 35-23.

Going for a Rebound

November 15, 2012

Arkoma boys begin basketball season tonight with new coach

November 15, 2012

The 2012-13 basketball season will begin for the Arkoma Mustangs tonight with an 8 p.m. contest against the Cameron Yellowjackets at home.
The Mustangs were 6-17 last season, and will be very young this year.
“This season's success will depend on how fast the younger players can adapt to the quicker pace of high school basketball,” said Chester Johnson, Arkoma's new boys coach after taking over for longtime coach and athletic director Rick Harvey.

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