WISTER â€” It looked like it was going to be a low-scoring affair in Tuesday's season opener between Poteau and Wister, but one big inning changed that.
A seven-run fourth inning broke a scoreless tie as the Lady Pirates prevailed in a 12-0, six-inning, run-rule game over the Lady Wildcats.
PANAMA â€” The defending Class 2A state champion Panama Lady Razorbacks began defense of their state title in fine fashion Tuesday as they opened the 2012 fast-pitch season with a 10-0 win over the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs.
Heavener 16, Vian 8; Red Oak 12, Heavener 0: In Heavener, the Lady Wolves (1-1) opened the season with a split of their games.
STIGLER â€” The Spiro Lady Bulldogs and the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers opened their 2012 fast-pitch softball season by posting victories in the Stigler Tournament â€” which was originally the Keota Tournament, but the Lady Lions gave it to the Lady Panthers.
The Lady Bulldogs blanked the Arkoma Lady Mustangs 12-0, while the Lady Golden Tigers got past the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets 6-2.
The Pocola Lady Indians were edged 9-8 by the Keota Lady Lions.
CAMERON â€” It took eight innings, but the Cameron Yellowjackets outlasted the Wister Wildcats.
Two unearned runs in the home half of the eighth inning to lift the â€™Jackets to a 8-7 victory over the â€™Cats in Tuesday afternoon's season opener.
Whitesboro 11, Clayton 1; Whitesboro 12, Clayton 0: In Clayton, in a battle of Bulldogs, LeFlore County's canines got the sweep of Pushmataha's â€™Dogs.
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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The Fraternal Order of Eagles Golf Tournament will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start Saturday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
As I write this week's column, I am in Cody, Wyo., in a cabin after a great day of rafting down the Shoshone River and five hours of trout fishing in the same river. Cash and Koby had a good day fishing catching about 10 each, and enjoying a relaxing day without much driving.