SPIRO â€” Two years ago, the Spiro Bulldogs football team got to the Class 3A state quarterfinals before losing to Oklahoma City Heritage Hall. Unfortunately for senior Jermaine Jimmerson, he did not get to participate in that postseason due to breaking his leg in that season opener against Panama.
After the â€™Dogs failed to make the playoffs last year, they are returning to postseason play beginning tonight. No one is happier about that than Jimmerson.
On Halloween night, we all went trick-or-treating in the Woods Addition. At the Repass house, Kevin and Val had a fire going, and they were making and handing out fresh s'mores along with their other Halloween candy. It was awesome. By the way, guys, I did go into your house and got a bottle of water. All that walking and talking to all those people made me so thirsty. Thanks again, guys.
I don't know how many different families I walked with because I lost my family in the crowd.
HOWE â€” It was a rough beginning to the 2012-13 basketball season for the Cameron High School teams Tuesday night at the Howe Gym.
The host Lady Lions got things going with a 52-33 win over the Lady Yellowjackets, then the Lions clawed the â€™Jackets 69-20.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Savages got not only their first win of the 2012-13 season, but new coach Daniel Caldwell his first win with his new team Tuesday night as the Savages routed the Panola Bearcats 68-36 in their home opener at the Leflore Gym.
The Savages jumped out to a 14-0 lead after a period en route to a 34-5 halftime advantage.
Whitesboro 63, Smithville 57: In Smithville, the Bulldogs remained undefeated for new coach Billy Karr. The â€™Dogs doubled up the Braves 20-10 in the first quarter, but the hosts cut the deficit to 29-25 at halftime.
SMITHVILLE â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs made it 2-for-2 to begin the season as they got a 45-43 come-from-behind road win over the Smithville Lady Braves.
Trailing 15-11 after one period, the Lady Bulldogs outscored Smithville 13-9 in the second quarter to knot the game at 24 at halftime.
In the third quarter, the Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Braves 9-6 to take a 33-30 lead into the final period.
Wister 56, McCurtain 38: In McCurtain, the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 16-5 lead after one period to take control of the game.
Mike Trout left quite an impression during his rookie campaign, in which he compiled a historic stat line and established himself as a candidate for the American League Most Valuable Player Award.
His peers certainly were impressed. Trout garnered the distinction of Outstanding Rookie in the AL, as voted on by his AL colleagues in the annual Players Choice Awards, presented by the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Wilson also selected Trout as the American League Defensive Player of the Year.
This weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the year to hunt. I have always had good luck on the weekend closest to Nov. 10. The bucks are chasing does around all over the place. I always try to sit in my stand all day at least one day on this weekend every year.
Dan Carter and I will join my ol' buddy, Butch Parks, at Clayton to hunt my lease for the weekend. Last year on this weekend, we saw nine bucks chasing does in one day. I hope it will be that good again this year. Even if it isnâ€™t, we will have a great time and eat really well.
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