SHAWNEE â€” Getting 18 points from Norman's D. Brown in her final game as a Lady Viking wasn't enough as the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came up short in their 63-56 loss to the Murray State College Lady Aggies in the Region II Tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex.
The Lady Vikings loss to Murray State ends the 2012-13 season for the Lady Vikings at 12-17.
Carl Albert State College Lady Viking D. Brown, a 5-3 sophomoreÂ shooting guard from Norman, has been named to the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Third Team.
Adrion Webber, a 6-5 sophomore shootingÂ guard from Muskogee, has named to the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Third Team.
The Poteau Lady Pirates got to play on their new-look softball field for the first time this spring, and they didn't disappoint their fans Thursday afternoon.
Taking advantage of five Wister errors, the Lady Pirates were able to blank the Lady Wildcats 12-0 in a four-inning, run-rule victory.
Editor's note â€” Thursday afternoon's Heavener road game at Red Oak was canceled, with no make-up date scheduled.
The Carl Albert State College softball team had a dramatic win and a rout in taking a home doubleheader from the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks on Thursday afternoon.
A four-run seventh inning rallied the Lady Vikings to a 7-6 come-from-behind win in the opener. Then, they corraled the Lady Mavericks 13-6 in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings, who had Saturday's home twinbill canceled against Arkansas Baptist, will return to action at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Shawnee for a doubleheader against Seminole State.
The Wister Ballers basketball team will have a fundraising tournament Saturday and Sunday at the Wister High School gym.
The 5-on-5 tournament is open to boys and girls teams in three different divisions â€” grades three-four, five-six and seven-eight.
Entry fee is $75 per team.
For more information, call (918) 839-4331.
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Lake Wister and Talimena state parks have joined to promote a heart healthy hiking program this year. A hike will take place each month, alternating between the two state parks.
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers were making a Cinderella run through the Class 2A playoffs, including upsetting Oktaha in the regional tournament finals and Preston last Friday night in the area finals to make it to Thursday's state-tournament quarterfinals. That was where Cinderella's shoe no longer fit.
Class 2A's fifth-ranked Latta Panthers ended the Golden Tigers' season with a 58-43 state-quarterfinal victory Thursday afternoon at Oklahoma City University. The Golden Tigers end the season with a 19-12 record.
The Carl Albert State College Vikings baseball team got this week off in fine fashion with a sweep of the Paris (Texas) Junior College Dragons on Monday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings nipped the Dragons 1-0 in nine innings in the opener, then took the nightcap 3-2.
Carl Albert will be home for the next two days. The Vikings will entertain Arkansas Baptist for a doubleheader at 12:45 p.m. Friday at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings then will face archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College in a single, nine-inning contest beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ival Goodman Field.
SEMINOLE â€” It was a rough Saturday afternoon of baseball for the Carl Albert State College Vikings as they dropped both games of a road doubleheader against Seminole State College.
The Trojans took the opener 4-2, then handled the Vikings 9-2 in the nightcap.
The LeFlore County Bass Club will have an open tournament beginning at safe light Saturday morning at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. It will end at 3 p.m.
The entry fee is $40 per angler.
The club's next tournament of the 2013 circuit will take place March 16 at Highway 9 East Landing on Lake Eufaula.
For those wanting to join the club, you have to do so by the time this tournament takes place. There is a yearly $30 membership fee.
For additional information about either of these tournaments, call â€śThe Jody Ray Fishing Hotlineâ€ť at (918) 649-7387.
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MUSKOGEE â€” It was indeed a terrific Tuesday for the Poteau High School soccer teams in their road contests against Hilldale High School.
The Lady Pirates got things started with a 3-2 shootout victory over the Lady Hornets, then the Pirates stung the Hornets 10-0 in a game stopped by the mercy rule in the second half.
The Poteau teams will return to action next Tuesday at Wagoner, with the girls playing at 5 p.m. and the boys at 7 p.m.