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Pirates have interteam scrimmage on Saturday

August 17, 2015

Even though the playing field of Costner Stadium is in the latter stages of installation of artificial turf, the Poteau Pirates still had their preseason Red-White Scrimmage on Saturday morning on the practice field located on the back 40 acres. The scrimmage was attended by an estimated 200 fans and parents.

Howe girls beat host Lady Bulldogs to win Whitesboro Tournament

August 17, 2015

WHITESBORO — The Howe Lady Lions ended their first week of the season in fine fashion by winning the Whitesboro Tournament on Saturday night, downing the host Lady Bulldogs 7-5 in the finals.
The Lady Lions reached the finals with a 12-1 win over Smithville in the winner’s-bracket finals Saturday after blanking the Lady Braves 8-0 on Friday.

Pocola girls fall in title game of own tournament to Vian; Lady Wolves third

August 17, 2015

The Pocola Lady Indians came in runners-up in their own tournament, losing 3-1 in the finals to Vian on Saturday night.
The Lady Indians beat Heavener 3-1 in the winner’s-bracket semifinal Friday before losing 6-0 to Vian in the winner’s-bracket finals on Saturday. Right after the Vian loss, Pocola beat Heavener once again, this time 2-1 in the loser’s-bracket final.
Heavener blanked Roland 6-0 on Friday before losing to Pocola, then posted wins over Keota [8-2] and Muldrow [6-0] before losing to Pocola in the loser’s-bracket finals.

Pocola, Heavener girls win openers in Pocola Tournament, but Cameron, Talihina, Arkoma girls lose in Day 1 action; Lady Indians, Lady Wolves pitchers toss no-hitters

August 15, 2015

The host Pocola Lady Indians and the Heavener Lady Wolves posted victories in the opening round of the Pocola Tournament on Thursday afternoon.
Pocola's Sammie Kuhns no hit the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets for a 6-0 victory, while in the game prior the Lady Wolves blanked the Talihina Golden Tigers 12-0 behind Makenzie Wilson's no-hitter.
The Arkoma Lady Mustangs, the other local team in the field, fell 11-0 to the Gore Lady Pirates. The Keota Lady Lions also lost, falling 4-1 to the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs.

Whitesboro, Howe girls winners in Whitesboro Invitational openers; Leflore girls lose to Stringtown

August 15, 2015

WHITESBORO — The host Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs and the Howe Lady Lions were victors on opening day of the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs Invitational on Thursday.
Whitesboro got past Clayton 5-3, while Howe blanked Buffalo Valley 8-0.
The third local team in the field, the Leflore Lady Savages, fell 8-0 to the Stringtown Lady Tigers.

Poteau Red-White Scrimmage Saturday morning on practice field; admission will be Gatorade, towels, soap, detergent

August 14, 2015

There was a chance there was not going to be a Red-White Interteam Scrimmage this preseason due to turf installation issues, but as the saying goes, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”
The Pirates will have their annual Red-White Scrimmage at 9 a.m. Saturday on the practice field just south of the fieldhouse at Costner Stadium. Admission is small bottles of Gatorade, towels, liquid soap and liquid detergent.

Thursday’s High School Softball Roundup

August 14, 2015

A couple of big innings doomed the Poteau Lady Pirates in their 11-4 home loss to the Sequoyah-Tahlequah Lady Indians on Thursday afternoon.
Wister 3, Red Oak 2, 8 inn.: In Wister, Sooner Vanhook’s two-out, RBI single in the eighth inning scored Stevee McMillin with the game-winning run.
Spiro 9, Colbert 2: At Rock Creek Lady Mustangs Invitational in Blue, the Lady Bulldogs, who trailed 1-0 in the opening inning, scored twice in the first inning and three runs in the second for a 5-1 lead after two innings.

Poteau cross country runners begin season Saturday at Tulsa

August 14, 2015

The 2015 season will begin for the Poteau High School cross country teams Saturday at the Riverside 5,000 in Tulsa.
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2015 Poteau Cross Country Schedule
Date Meet Site
Aug. 15 Riverside 5,000 Tulsa
Aug. 22 Bacone College Invitational Muskogee
Sept. 3 Tahlequah Invitational Tahlequah
Sept. 12 Seq.-Tahlequah Invitational Tahlequah
Sept. 26 OSU Jamboree Stillwater
Oct. 3 Chili Pepper Invitational Fayetteville, Ark.
Oct. 8 Class 4A Pre-State Meet Shawnee

High School Softball Roundup

August 13, 2015

TAHLEQUAH — The Poteau Lady Pirates were able to only muster one hit in Tuesday’s 9-0 loss to the Tahlequah Lady Tigers.
Heavener 8, Howe 0; Heavener 14, Leflore 0; Howe 17, Leflore 4: Tuesday in Heavener, the Lady Wolves won both games in their home openers.
Spiro 8, Wister 3: Tuesday in Wister, the Lady Bulldogs opened their season victoriously by breaking a 3-all tie with a single run in the third inning and four runs in the fifth — highlighted by Shakyrah Gladness’ grand-slam home run.

Tuesday’s High School Baseball Roundup

August 13, 2015

SMITHVILLE — The Howe Lions dropped their season opener 8-1 to the Smithville Braves on Tuesday afternoon.
Red Oak 19, Leflore 0: In Red Oak, the Eagles spoiled the debut of Mark Warren as new coach for the Savages.
Editor’s note: Look for the story about Cameron’s season opener at Preston in Friday's edition.

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