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With Super Bowl nearing, so, too, are He-Man PPK competitions

January 25, 2013

Y'all need to start getting ready. Super Bowl XLVII Weekend is nearing, and you know what that means.
It means the 20th annual He-Man Punt, Pass and Kick Competition will take place at noon Feb. 3 at “The Jody Ray Sports Complex,” located at 306 Strip Pit Road. The cost is $5 per person.
As country singer Jim Reeves sang, “This is It.” This is going to be the last one because I'm going to retire afterwards.
LeFlore County
Bass Club's 2013 Season Starting This Weekend

Whitesboro boys, Heavener girls reach today's fifth-place games; Arkoma boys, Whitesboro girls advance to consolation finals; girls championship semifinals Friday night in Talihina

January 24, 2013

There will be one more game for four county basketball teams in the 81st LeFlore County Tournament.
The Whitesboro Bulldogs and the Heavener Lady Wolves reached Friday's fifth-place games with wins Wednesday at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The ’Dogs downed the Panama Razorbacks 68-59 to make it to Friday's 5:30 p.m. fifth-place game against Pocola at the Wister High School gym.
The Lady Wolves got past the Arkoma Lady Mustangs 55-46 to set up Friday afternoon's fifth-place gamne against Spiro at 4 p.m. in Wister.

Pocola boys, Spiro girls reach today's fifth-place contests; Wister boys, Bokoshe girls make consolation finals with OT wins

January 24, 2013

WISTER — Two local teams, the Pocola Indians and the Spiro Lady Bulldogs, responded to quarterfinal losses with strong performances Wednesday night in the 81st LeFlore County Tournament at the Wister High School gym.
Two others, the tournament-host Wister Wildcats and the Bokoshe Lady Tigers, had to go overtime before punching their tickets to Thursday night's consolation finals.

Carl Albert basketball teams suffer road losses to NOC-Enid

January 24, 2013

For the second straight game, D. Brown had a strong offensive showing with 20 points that included five 3-point baskets. However, this time it wasn’t enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 64-53 loss to the 22nd-ranked Northern Oklahoma College-Enid Lady Jets on Wednesday night at the Mabee Center in Enid.
A dominant effort on both ends of the floor allowed the NOC-Enid Jets to come away with an impressive 81-47 win over the Carl Albert State College Vikings in the second game Wednesday night.

Poteau outfielder signs softball letter of intent with Connors State College

January 24, 2013

There are six players who are part of the Class of 2013 for the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team. The third athlete punched her ticket to play at the next level.
Poteau outfielder Shelby Standridge inked her name on the dotted line of her letter of intent to play college softball with Connors State College in Warner in a ceremony Wednesday morning at the high school.

County Tournament Week, and some crow hunting fun

January 24, 2013

This week is the 81st Leflore County Basketball Tournament. Wister is the host this year, so Paula and I have been running the clock and book at the Carl Albert State College site for the first three days.
We have got a chance to see some pretty good games early on, and look forward to the rest of the week. Come out and support these young men and women as they compete for school and community.
Good luck to all the teams in the county tournament!
Have a great week!
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2013 LeFlore County High School Tournament Brackets (AFTER DAY 3)

January 24, 2013

Poteau teams look strong in quarterfinals victories

January 23, 2013

After coming in second in each of the last two LeFlore County Tournaments, Scott Nelke, Poteau boys coach, was hoping third time was going to be a charm come the 81st version of the state's longest-running basketball tournament.
Scott Gregory, Poteau's first-year girls coach, believed that his team had yet to play its best game this season.
Both coaches had to be rather pleased, if not ecstatic, about how their respective teams played in Tuesday night's championship quarterfinals at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.

Howe girls make it to semifinals, while Talihina boys stun Pocola; Talihina girls, Heavener boys also semifinals bound

January 23, 2013

WISTER — If many LeFlore County high school basketball prognosticators were ready to make a prediction that there was going to be a new girls champion at the end of the 81st LeFlore County Tournament, the Howe Lady Lions are letting people know the defending champions aren't going away.
After trailing most of Tuesday night's championship quarterfinal game against the Spiro Lady Bulldogs, the Lady Lions found a way to scratch their way to a 50-48 victory to make it to Friday night's semifinals in Talihina.

Panama girls, Spiro boys make semis; Arkoma Mustangs eliminate Bokoshe

January 23, 2013

Two county teams punched their tickets to the championship semifinals of the 81st LeFlore County Tournament on Tuesday at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The Panama Lady Razorbacks defeated the Arkoma Lady Mustangs 46-33, while the defending champion Spiro Bulldogs were too much for the Panama Razorbacks in a 73-39 win.


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