Poteau Red-White Scrimmage tonight at Costner Stadium; admission is bottles of Gatorade, Powerade
Football is back in Poteau, at least the preseason that is.The 2014 Red-White Interteam Scrimmage will be at 6:30 tonight at Costner Stadium. Admission is bottles of Gatorade and/or Powerade.Tonight will be the first game-like situation since the 2013 Class 4A state title game last December and the spring game in May.“Anytime you turn the lights on and have a chance to get out there, it’s always a kind of a neat feeling,” Poteau coach Greg Werner said. “Hopefully, the folks will come out and watch, see what’s going on and get their first taste of football.”Werner said there still are tickets remaining for the season opener at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 against Alma, Ark., in the Hooten’s Classic at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside High School.“We’re also going to have a table set up, selling tickets to the Alma [Ark.] game [in the Hooten’s Classic] as folks still have a chance to buy some,” he said.