CLAYTON â€” The Whitesboro High School basketball teams split their Friday night doubleheader with the Clayton squads in a battle of Bulldogs.
Whitesboro's girls rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat Clayton 44-39, but the Whitesboro boys could not pick up their first win for new coach Wayne Tucker as they lost to Clayton 72-60.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro High School basketball teams split their home games Thursday night with Kinta.
The Lady Bulldogs rebounded from Tuesday night's loss to Smithville by posting a 56-34 victory over the Lady Eagles. However, the Eagles got past the â€™Dogs 54-50.
BUFFALO VALLEY â€” The Leflore High School basketball teams hit the road for the first time Thursday night, going to Buffalo Valley. The locals split their games, with the Savages winning 52-40. The Lady Savages' rally fell short in a 47-45 defeat.
The Carl Albert State College basketball teams began their home seasons in fine fashion with a happy homecoming Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The Vikings rallied to down the Bacone College junoir varsity 67-45 for their first win of the season, which came in the heels of the Lady Vikings' 80-29 rout of the Bacone JV.
At halftime of the men's game, Kelly Taylor was crowned as CASC's homecoming queen.
The Poteau High School cross country runners were honored with a postseason banquet Thursday night at the Dale Cox Community Center.
The highlight of the night was when Poteau Coach Tim Hall unveiled a new record board which shows the top runners in Poteau High School history. In fact, four runners' times this season made the top 10 in their respective category.
On the boys' side, Nico Hall is currently third all-time in 3.1-mile races with a 17:59, while Daniel Stacy is ninth all-time (19:05).
Deven Bond (13:12) is fifth all-time in the girls' side, while Sheridan Hoyer (13:20) is seventh.
ARKOMA â€” After last season's return to the Class C playoffs for the Arkoma Mustangs, senior quarterback Christian Davis wanted to make it back there once more. He got his wish as the Mustangs will entertain Covington-Douglas at 7:30 p.m. tonight in an opening-round Class C playoff game at Mustang Field.
â€śIt feels good to get back there again,â€ť he said. â€śIt's been fun, and I'm looking forward to (tonight) â€” I can't stop thinking about it. I have butterflies thinking about it â€” but in a good way.â€ť