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2012 LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Tournament's Third-Place Team

September 15, 2012

Heavener cross country runner makes Top 15 at Collinsville Invitational; Wolves finish eighth, Lady Wolves come in ninth; Poteau runners perform this morning at ORU

September 15, 2012

COLLINSVILLE — Heavener High School cross country runner Jose Farias made the Top 15 at Thursday's Collinsville Invitational. He placed 13th with a time of 18:14 on a 5,000-meter course.
As a team, the Wolves placed eighth with 193 points, finishing behind Tahlequah (44 points), Skiatook (62), Mannford (89), host Collinsville (100), Cleveland (121), Tulsa East Central (149) and Miami (151).
After Farias, Arturo Ortega was 35th (19:36), Octavio Sanchez was 73rd (22:53), James Cinocca was 82nd (23:39) and Michael Bobo was 94th (27:30).

High School Softball Roundup

September 15, 2012

BRAGGS — The Arkoma Lady Mustangs ended the regular season in fine fashion Thursday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep of the Braggs Lady Wildcats by scores of 10-0 and 10-2.
Buffalo Valley 4, Whitesboro 3: Friday in Whitesboro, the Lady Bulldogs led 3-1 after two innings, but the Lady Buffaloes scored once in the third inning and twice in the fifth inning to snatch the win away.
Editor's Note — Thursday's Cameron-Heavener game and Bokoshe-McCurtain Green Valley Conference doubleheader were rained out, and will likely not be rescheduled.

Making Their Stand Against Cancer

September 15, 2012

Leflore boys rout Panola at home to end week on high note

September 15, 2012

LEFLORE — The Leflore Savages baseball team ended the week in fine fashion Thursday afternoon with a 11-1 rout of the Panola Bearcats.
Editor's Note — Thursday's Wister-Howe game as well as Cameron's game at Okay and Whitesboro's game at Eagletown was rained out, and will likely not be rescheduled.

Arkansas golfer with Poteau ties a hit on the fairways, using sport to cope with father's death

September 15, 2012

Garett Ford, 17, of Hartford, Ark., has passionately been playing the game of golf for more than half his life. Each year, he has proven that he is a force to be reckoned with on the green.
With him, each step of the way has been his devoted family, father, Gary, and mother, Sharon — both giving 110 percent support to their son, and his love for the game. However, that changed this year.

Sports Briefs

September 15, 2012

Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event. For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Tryouts for the 2013 Season for a 12-year-old Major USSSA baseball team will take place on four dates at the Spiro Little League Fields.

Poteau's football home opener tonight against Tulsa Webster

September 14, 2012

Pirates football team will hit the grass at Costner Stadium. They will see someone very familiar as the Pirates will entertain the Tulsa Webster Warriors at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
“There's nothing like being at home, especially as much traveling as we've done,” said Greg Werner, Poteau's new coach. “We're very excited to be home.”
The Pirates have done as well as possible, winning two games to begin the season — and two road games at that, 28-21 on Aug. 31 against Durant and last week's 18-15 victory over Van Buren, Ark.

Heavener hopes for happy homecoming win over Gore tonight

September 14, 2012

The Heavener Wolves football team is hoping for happy homecoming tonight when it entertains the Gore Pirates at 7:30 p.m. at Harvey Stadium. Homecoming festivities will begin at 7 p.m.
Carl Lee, Heavener's first-year coach, is hoping that the players do not get too caught up in homecoming and forget about the Pirates.
“We're trying to keep it as even keel as we can,” Lee said. “It's just another ball game. If we take care of business, we'll be all right. We need to enjoy homecoming, but we still have to focus on the game.”

Pocola Indians have first home football game of season tonight against Quinton

September 14, 2012

POCOLA — Rick Lang, Pocola's football coach, was hoping for a game where his Indians didn't have to pull one out of the fire — as in their opener, winning 35-34 over Tulsa Regent Prep with the game-winning score coming with 1:48 left to play. Lang was wanting a game where his team was in control from start to finish, and he got his wish in last Friday night's 49-0 rout of the Haileyville Warriors.

 

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