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Senior receiver/defensive back glad to be finally be playing at home

September 13, 2012

WEEK 2 HONOREES — Five lucky Poteau Pirate players were honored with awards from Friday night's 18-15 victory over Van Buren, Ark. From left, Tyler Tustin was awarded with the Big Stick Award, Jace Pitchford the Special Team Player of the Week Award, Jarrett Lowrimore the Scout Team Player of the Week Award and the Co-Offensive Linemen of the Week Award went to Jay Werner and Trevor Shankle. PDN photo by David Seeley

The last time the Poteau Pirates football team was home, it was its final preseason scrimmage against Mena, Ark., Aug. 23 at Costner Stadium.
Now, the Pirates will finally get to play a meaningful game at their friendly confines at 7:30 p.m. Friday as they play their home opener against Tulsa Webster. No one is more glad of that than senior receiver and defensive back Tyler Tustin.
“It feels great getting to play in front of our home crowd,” Tustin said. “After having two away games, maybe we can have a good showing in front of our home fans — and come away with another win.”

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