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March 9, 2012

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2012 Poteau High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Categories include: football, boys and girls basketball, baseball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track, boys and girls golf, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls all-around athlete, wrestling, coaching and support and service.
The deadline to submit nominations is March 30. For additional information or to submit a nomination, call (918) 839-0394.
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Wann, Roberts win first LeFlore County Bass Club Tournament

March 9, 2012

The LeFlore County Bass Club had its first tournament of the 2012 season at Grasshopper Landing on Broken Bow Lake. The tournament had 19 boats with a combined 38 anglers who caught 70 fish weighing a combined total of 138.13 pounds. Each fish averaged 1.97 pounds, and 10 limits were brought to the scales.
Judd “Van Damm” Wann and Josh “Mister” Roberts took home first place with 11.32 pounds, earning $450.

Supercross

March 9, 2012

Northside spoils home baseball opener for Poteau

March 8, 2012

After a big victory Monday afternoon at Roland, the Poteau Pirates baseball team was hoping to keep the winning ways going in Tuesday afternoon's home opener at Town Creek Park. It was not to be.
The Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Grizzlies scored in all five innings and ended up run ruling the Pirates 17-5.

Tuesday's High School Baseball Roundup

March 8, 2012

HEAVENER — After getting strong pitching in their season-opening win on Monday from the combination of Parker Johnson and Grant Severe, along came Connor Mangham for the Pocola Indians.
Mangham thew a no-hitter, and missed out on a perfect game by a batter, as the Indians blanked the Heavener Wolves 6-0 Tuesday afternoon.
Mangham struck out 17 batters, and only allowed one batter to reach by a base on balls. That baserunner was later caught stealing on a strikeout-throwout double play, so that the Indian starter only faced the minimum 21 batters for the game.

Tuesday's High School Softball Roundup

March 8, 2012

SALLISAW — The Poteau Lady Pirates made it 2-for-2 to start the season as they run ruled the Sallisaw Lady Black Diamonds 17-5 Tuesday afternoon.
The Lady Pirates scored twice in the first inning and six runs in the second inning for an 8-0 lead. Most of the Poteau runs were unearned due to Sallisaw miscues.
Shelby Standridge scored four runs, Natalee King and Meagan Ryburn three runs apiece and two runs scored each by Kylie Brown, Brenna Vise and Montana Roll. Sidnee Ward scored the other run.

Western sweeps softball pair from Carl Albert

March 8, 2012

The Western Oklahoma State College Lady Pioneers came to town and left with a pair of wins over the Carl Albert State College softball team Wednesday afternoon.
Western rallied to take the opener 8-5, then run ruled Carl Albert in the nightcap 11-0 in six innings.
The Lady Vikings will return to action in a 2 p.m. Monday doubleheader at home against Northeast Texas.

CASC softball team splits with Rose State; CASC's Tuesday baseball DH at Seminole State canceled, rescheduled for here March 29

March 8, 2012

The Carl Albert Lady Vikings softball team rallied in the latter innings to pull out a 6-5 win over Rose State College in the nightcap of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon.
Rose State broke a scoreless tie in the opener with a three-run eight inning to earn a 3-0 victory to garner a split of the twinbill.
In the opener, Kera Smith's one-out, RBI single in the sixth inning proved to be the game-winning hit for the Lady Vikings.
Carl Albert Baseball Doubleheader Canceled

Spring has sprung — turkeys, archery, baseball, fishing

March 8, 2012

Tonight is the night. The Annual National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet will take place tonight at the Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center in Poteau. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. It will be a great time, with good food and good people. If you did not get tickets, you can buy them at the door, so come on out and join the fun.
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Speaking of turkeys, it is only about six weeks until turkey season. I have been practicing with my Quachita Game Calls mouth calls in preparation for opening day.

Vikings win thriller in overtime over NEO to advance to main draw of Region II Tournament; CASC men will face Connors State Friday in quarterfinals at Shawnee

March 7, 2012

MIAMI, Okla. — Jamal Allston's free throw with 7.6 seconds left in overtime and Adrion Webber's game clinching blocked shot were both huge for the Carl Albert State College Vikings in their thrilling come from behind 73-70 win in overtime over the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Golden Norsemen Monday night in the first round of the Region II Tournament.
With the win over NEO, the 10th-seeded Vikings (6-23) advanced to the quarterfinal round to face the second-seeded Connors State College Cowboys at 1 p.m. Friday at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex in Shawnee.

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