The 2014 Hershey Track Meet will take place at 11 a.m. April 26 at Costner Stadium.
The meet is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14, with three age divisions in both boys and girls â€” ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14, with competitors' age division being determined by their age on Dec. 31 of this year.
Those wishing to enter may mail their entry form to P.O. Box 608, Poteau, OK 74953 or drop them off at Poteau High School with attention to Dewayne Hornbuckle. The deadline to enter is Monday.
Poteau Lady Pirate golfer Hannah Ward won the Poteau Girls Invitational on Thursday at Wolf Ridge Country Club. The soon-to-be University of Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan shot a 70 to win the top medalist title.
As a team, the Lady Pirates were third with a 368, finishing behind champion Idabel (346) and Fort Gibson (368). The Lady Tigers got the second-place finish due to their No. 5 golfer's score better than Poteau's to break the tie.
FOUNTAINHEAD RESORT â€” Two members of the Poteau Pirates golf team were among the top 10 medalists in the Hilldale Invitational, which took place Thursday at Fountainhead Resort Golf Course.
Cody Shore was the top medalist with a 71, while teammate Connor Wheat was sixth (78).
As a team, the Pirates were runners-up with a 314, three shots behind team champion Fort Gibson (311).
Rounding things out for Poteau, Jarrett Lowrimore shot an 82, with John Scott Sanders a stroke behind at 83. Connor Bandy had a 102.
ENID â€” A pair of walk-off home runs in the seventh inning of each game in Wednesday afternoon's doubleheader at Meadowlake Park doomed the Carl Albert State College softball team in losses to Northern Oklahoma College-Enid by scores of 6-5 and 9-8.
The Lady Vikings will entertain Connors State College at 2 p.m. Monday for a doubleheader, then travels to NOC-Tonkawa for a 2 p.m. Tuesday twinbill.
A three-run fourth inning propeled the Poteau Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Heavener Wolves on Thursday afternoon at Town Creek Park.
Trailing 2-0, the Pirates took advantage of two Heavener errors and a two-run single by Brynn Hammon to put Poteau ahead 3-2 after four innings.
The Wolves broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single by Noah Davis and a sacrifice fly by Hunter Tiffee to put them ahead 2-0.
Howe 14, Arkoma 4: In Arkoma, the Lions won their second straight game this week behind the pitching of Chase Blake, who was the winning pitcher in both games this week.
PANAMA â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates got a much needed win Thursday afternoon, beating the host Panama Lady Razorbacks 8-1.
Trailing 1-0 after an inning, the Lady Pirates tied the game at 1 in the second inning, then scored three runs in the third inning and four runs in the seventh.
Wister 10, Arkoma 3: In Wister, the Lady Wildcats broke a scoreless tie with a five-run third inning and a single run in the fifth to make it 6-0.
Cameron 7, Whitesboro 4: In Cameron, the Lady Yellowjackets broke a scoreless tie with a five-run fifth inning and a two-run sixth.
The Lady Pirates advanced into the opening round of the Class 4A soccer playoffs, but the color of the winning team's jerseys were blue not red.
The Porter Consolidated Lady Pirates ended the Poteau Lady Pirates' season as they won the game 2-0 Thursday night at Costner Stadium.
WARNER â€” The Heavener High School track athletes competed at the Warner Invitational on Tuesday.
The Lady Wolves, who were fourth overall, had two athletes win titles.
The Heavener teams will wrap up the regular season in Monday's Broken Bow Invitational, along with Poteau's teams. The meet will begin at 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its fifth tournament of the 2014 circuit Saturday at Chicken Creek on Lake Tenkiller. There were 27 boats with anglers who caught 96 fish that weighed a collective 275.14 pounds. Each fish averaged weighing 2.87 pounds, and 15 limits were caught.
â€śA-Rigâ€ť Andy Nance flew solo and ended up winning the tournament as he hauled in 19.7 pounds to earn $625.
Josh Walls, who had the big bass weighing six pounds even, and Eric Fairless were second with 18.84 pounds to earn $375. Walls earned an additional $250 for his big bass winner.