This weekend is the Wister Athletic departmentâ€™s annual fundraiser. We are giving away a Beast LSV and six guns along with a lot of other prizes. A $20 donation will get you in the hopper for a chance to win all of the prizes, plus a meal for your family along with a good time visiting with everyone.
If you have not bought a ticket yet, get in touch with me or one of the athletes at Wister. There's only a couple days left, and they will all be gone. This fundraiser raises the money to buy athletic shoes for many high school and junior high players. I hope to see you there.
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SPIRO â€” The Spiro Bulldogs stayed perfect on the young season with a 12-2 five-inning, run-rule victory over the Sallisaw-Central Tigers Monday afternoon.
The â€™Dogs, who trailed 1-0 in the opening inning, scored five runs in the second inning, three in the third inning and four runs in the fourth inning to win going away.
Vian 7, Cameron 3: In Vian, the Wolverines scored three runs in the first inning, once in the third inning and two runs in the fourth inning for a 6-0 lead.
MUSKOGEE â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates suffered their first two losses of the young slow-pitch softball season on Monday. The host Lady Roughers run ruled the Lady Pirates 16-2, then Poteau lost 10-1 to Broken Arrow.
Heavener 8, McCurtain 6; Red Oak 9, Heavener 2: In McCurtain, the Lady Wolves split their games on Monday.
A five-run third inning helped propel the Lady Wolves to the win over the host Lady Bulldogs.
In the loss to Red Oak, the Lady Wolves could only score single runs in the first and second innings.
WISTER â€” When the Wister Lady Wildcats and the Spiro Lady Bulldogs were scheduled to play Monday afternoon, the match-up was to have been in Spiro.
But due to wet fields, the game was moved to Wister â€” which meant the Lady â€™Cats would end up getting last at-bats. But that didn't keep the Lady Bulldogs from posting a win.
A seventh-inning run broke a 5-all tie to propel the Spiro girls to a 6-5 win over Wister.
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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In the world of baseball, a team does not have to wait very long to have a chance to rebound from a loss. Just take the Poteau Pirates.
Just 72 hours after they lost their home opener to the Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Grizzlies, the Pirates rebounded in fine fashion to down the Checotah Wildcats 10-5 Friday afternoon at Town Creek Park.