SPIRO â€” The Spiro Lady Bulldogs began their 2011-12 season in fine fashion with a 52-37 victory over the Heavener Lady Wolves Thursday night at the Spiro Gym.
Pocola 48, Panama 46: In Panama, the Lady Indians (1-1) got their first win of the season as well as for new Coach Carrie Covey, but they had to do it the hard way.
Bokoshe 36, Keota 34: In Bokoshe, the Lady Lions jumped out to a 15-4 lead after one period, but the Lady Tigers (4-0) outscored them 20-2 in the second quarter to take a 24-17 halftime lead.
The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.
The 2011 Cowboy Youth Christmas Camp Sessions for those who are in grades two through eight will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Saturday for the first session, and the same time for the second session on Dec. 11.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. both days. The camp cost is $200.
The 2011 Cowboy High School Christmas Hitting Camp will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 17, while the Christmas Pitching Camp will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 18.
Game Time Location
Whitesboro vs. Haileyville 4 p.m. EOSC
Bokoshe vs. Battiest 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Cameron vs. Red Oak 8 p.m. Red Oak
Bokoshe vs. Panola 8 p.m. EOSC
Bokoshe vs. Red Oak JV 6:30 p.m. Wilburton H.S.
Whitesboro vs. Clayton 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Bokoshe vs. Cameron 8 p.m. Wilburton H.S.
Cameron vs. Leflore 4 p.m. EOSC
Cameron vs. Panola 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Leflore vs. Battiest 6:30 p.m. Wilburton H.S.
Whitesboro vs. Gans 5:20 p.m. EOSC
Leflore vs. Red Oak 6:40 p.m. EOSC
Most of all the folks who read my stories know I'm Oklahoma Sooner born and bred. When I die, I'll be Sooner dead!
But I met the most interesting person Wednesday. Her name is Jennifer Cunningham, and she is a drug representative for Lilly's, whose main prescription drugs are Cymbalta, Cialis and Axiron.
Jennifer came into my lab, and noticed all the OU memorabilia on the wall, and we started up a conversation.
The Poteau Pirates freshmen basketball team fought and scraped for three quarters only to see the much larger Muldrow Bulldogs power through the fourth quarter and defeat the Pirates by the score of 36-27 in the consolation semifinals of the Poteau Freshmen Tournament at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Bulldogs will face Sallisaw in Saturday's consolation championship at noon Saturday. The Black Diamonds defeated the Stigler Panthers 44-23 in Wednesday's final boys consolation semifinal.
VAN BUREN, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates basketball team suffered its second straight loss to begin the season Wednesday night as the Pirates lost 57-36 to Morrilton, Ark., in the consolation semifinals of the Citizens Bank Classic.
The Pirates (0-2) will play Farmington, Ark., which lost 57-37 to Greenwood, Ark., in the other consolation semifinal, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for seventh place.
The Poteau Lady Pirates (0-1), who got a bye into Saturday's consolation championship, will meet Springdale, Ark., which defeated Gentry, Ark., 59-40 on Wednesday, at 1 p.m. right after the Pirates play.
On Nov. 20, I woke up to 40-degree weather, and I am ready to run 26.2 miles in the rolling hills of Tulsa. The wind was around 10 to 15 mph, but, compared to last yearâ€™s Tulsa Marathon, the weather was perfect.
Poteau High School history teacher Tom Brennan saw me at the starting line and said, "When I left Poteau, it was 65 degrees. (I'm) glad we are in Tulsa running in 40-degree weather today.â€ť
The young felines from Howe came out much like their bigger sisters, the varsity Lady Lions, and dominated the Roland Lady Rangers by the score of 30-14 in the opening round of the Poteau Freshmen Tournament Tuesday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
However, the news was not as great for the host Lady Pirates, as they lost 32-24 in the other opening round game on Tuesday.
In boys' games, Roland defeated Sallisaw 49-36, while Fort Gibson routed Stigler 66-32.
VAN BUREN, Ark. â€” The host Van Buren (Ark.) Pointers proved to be too much for the Poteau Pirates in their season opener Tuesday night in the Citizens Bank Classic with a 64-39 victory.
The Pirates (1-0) played Wednesday night in the consolation semifinals against Morrilton, Ark., with the winner playing for the consolation championship at 2:30 p.m. Saturday while the loser will play for seventh place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Pocola 55, Stigler 47: In Stigler, down 14-11 after one period, the Indians (1-0) outscored the Panthers 22-8 in the second quarter to take a 33-22 halftime lead.