It’s Howe Wood Bat Tournament Week

As is always the case, the weekend after Labor Day is the annual Howe Wood Bat Tournament, which will be Thursday through Saturday at Lions Field.The bracket will appear in Thursday’s edition.LeFlore County Teams Invading TushkaThe Panama, Pocola and Wister softball teams will represent LeFlore County in the Tushka Tournament, which will be Thursday through Saturday.LCT Seeding Meeting WednesdayThe 2014 LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament seeding meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Western Sizzlin.’ Look for the story about who gets the top seed for this year’s event, which will be Sept. 15-18 at Panama.Panama coach Grant Ralls told my fellow colleague Craig Hall that this year’s tournament is extremely wide open, with any one of six teams — half the tournament field — having a shot to win it.ScheduleSoftballTodayLeflore at Whitesboro, 4 p.m.Pocola and Oktaha at Panama, 4 p.m. (Oktaha vs. Panama, 4 p.m.; Pocola vs. Oktaha, 5 p.m.; Pocola vs. Panama, 6 p.m.)Stigler at Heavener, 4 p.m.Smithville at Howe, 4:30 p.m.Quinton at Talihina, 4 p.m.Arkoma at Keota, 5:30 p.m.Spiro at Stilwell, 4 p.m.Wister at Hartshorne, 4 p.m.ThursdayWister at Howe, 4 p.m.Arkoma at McCurtain, 5:30 p.m.Cameron at Keota, 5 p.m.Heavener and Wright City at Broken Bow, 5 p.m. (Heavener vs. Wright City, 5 p.m.; Heavener vs. Broken Bow, 6:15 p.m.)Leflore at Canadian, 4 p.m.Panama, Pocola and Wister at Tushka Tournament, TBA.Spiro at Roland, 4 p.m.Whitesboro at Battiest, 4 p.m.FridayPoteau at Talihina, 4 p.m.Cameron and Panola at Leflore, 4 p.m. (Cameron vs. Leflore, 4 p.m.; Cameron vs. Panola, 5:30 p.m.; Panola vs. Leflore, 7 p.m.)Panama, Pocola and Wister at Tushka Tournament, TBA.Whitesboro at Buffalo Valley, 4:30 p.m.SaturdayPanama, Pocola and Wister at Tushka Tournament, TBA.MondayBroken Bow and Sallisaw at Poteau, 4 p.m. (Poteau vs. Broken Bow, 4 p.m.; Broken Bow vs. Sallisaw, 5:30 p.m.; Sallisaw vs. Poteau, 7 p.m.)Wister at Arkoma, 4 p.m.Pocola at Cameron, 4 p.m.Heavener at Spiro, 4 p.m.Howe and Talihina at Panama, 4 p.m. (Howe vs. Panama, 4 p.m.; Howe vs. Talihina, 5:15 p.m.; Talihina vs. Panama, 6:30 p.m.)Clayton at Whitesboro, 4 p.m.BaseballTodayHowe at Cameron, DH, 4 p.m.Panola and McCurtain at Leflore, 4 p.m. (Panola vs. Leflore, 4 p.m.; McCurtain vs. Panola, 6 p.m.; McCurtain vs. Leflore, 8 p.m.)Buffalo Valley at Whitesboro, 4 p.m.Red Oak at Wister, 4 p.m.Thursday-SaturdayHowe Wood Bat Tournament, TBA.MondayCameron at Wister, DH, 4 p.m.Okay at Leflore, 4 p.m.Whitesboro at Panola, 4 p.m.