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Thunder rolls past Warriors for a home win Sunday night

November 20, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder played very well Friday night at New Orleans and looked to keep on track with a win over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kevin Durant, who was named the Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday, made sure of that by securing his first triple-double of his career with 25 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Thunder past the Warriors 119-109.

Four local players honored by basketball magazine

November 19, 2012

Four local high school basketball players, Heavener's Trevor Smith, Spiro's Knifeis Carter and Philicea Mack and Wister's Tyler Gibson, have been named as four of the top 100 high school players to watch in the Vype Oklahoma Basketball Preview magazine, which will be out on newsstands at the end of this month including all Tote-A-Poke convenience stores in LeFlore County.
That's quite an honor to be put in such a select group of athletes from state of Oklahoma. Congratulations to all four of you for your honor.
Schedule
Monday
Gans at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m.

Pokes looked primed for Bedlam on Saturday after weekend rout of Texas Tech

November 19, 2012

STILLWATER — As any team approaches a big game, it wants to be playing well. It would appear as if the Oklahoma State Cowboys are doing just that.
After a 44-30 loss to Kansas State on Nov. 3, the Cowboys have eclipsed the 50-point mark in their last two games — a 55-34 win over West Virginia on Nov. 10 and Saturday afternoon's 59-21 rout of Texas Tech, both games being played at Boone Pickens Stadium.

How the (C-USA) West was won — by Tulsa, thanks to Saturday's win over UCF

November 19, 2012

TULSA — An epic western movie is entitled, “How the West Was Won.” There was a football game Saturday at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium that could have also been described with that title.
Keyarris Garrett caught three touchdowns receptions to lift Tulsa to a 23-21 victory over Central Florida Saturday in a battle of Conference USA division leaders, and a likely preview of the league championship game.

Cameron teams split road games with Gans Grizzlies

November 18, 2012

GANS — The Cameron High School basketball teams entered the Thanksgiving Week Break by splitting their road games Friday night against Gans.
The Yellowjackets won their third straight game this week by stinging the Grizzlies 57-37, but the Lady ’Jackets were handled by the Lady Grizzlies 64-32.
The games were originally scheduled for Cameron, but since the gym floor was being redone the games were moved to Gans. The same two schools will hoop it up Nov. 26 at Cameron — which was the original date the teams were to have met in Gans.

Cameron, Arkoma split Thursday night basketball games; Lady Mustangs win opener, hold off Lady Yellowjackets; Yellowjackets knock off Mustangs in their opener

November 18, 2012

ARKOMA — The 2012-13 basketball season began Thursday night for Arkoma High School, which saw its teams split their openers against Cameron at the Arkoma Gym.
The Lady Mustangs used a late surge to hold off the Lady Yellowjackets 39-33, but the ’Jackets won for the second straight game as they spoiled the debut of new Arkoma boys coach Chester Johnson as they downed the Mustangs 65-54.

Shooting for Two

November 18, 2012

Thursday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

November 18, 2012

LEFLORE — The Leflore Savages got their second straight win this week, and, in turn, spoiled the season opener for the Bokoshe Tigers as they posted a 61-20 win Thursday night at the Leflore Gym.
The Savages, who entered the game after Tuesday night's upset of Class B's sixth-ranked Kinta Eagles, jumped out to a 24-5 lead after one period to take control of the game.

Thursday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

November 18, 2012

LEFLORE — The 2012-13 basketball season got started in fine fashion for the Bokoshe Lady Tigers as they won their opener 58-28 over the Leflore Lady Savages on Thursday night at the Leflore Gym.
The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 15-4 lead after a period and never looked back.
Red Oak 65, Whitesboro 29: At Red Oak, the host Lady Eagles jumped out to an 18-2 lead after one period and never looked back.

Poteau Football Banquet — a building block for the future

November 17, 2012

The 2012 Poteau Football Banquet, which took place Friday night at the Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center, was not your ordinary football banquet. For one thing, the guest speaker was a Steve Edwards, Glenpool's football coach. As Greg Werner, Poteau's first-year coach, introduced the speaker, he made known to the crowd that Edwards handed him two losses while at Broken Bow, one in the Class 4A state semifinals and the other in the state title game.

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