Sports Briefs

The Poteau High School soccer teams will have Senior Night on Monday when the Lady Pirates and Pirates entertain the Westville teams at Costner Stadium. The girls' game will be at 5 p.m., followed by the senior Lady Pirate and Pirate players being recognized before the 7 p.m. boys' contest.Tuesday night will be homecoming against Hilldale, with the girls' game at 5 p.m. and the boys' contest at 7 p.m. at Costner Stadium.The coronation will take place at 4:30 p.m.There will be a tailgate party which will also begin at 4:30 p.m. For $5, fans can get a hamburger, chips and a drink.— — —The Panama High School baseball program is sponsoring a fundraiser in connection with Dunn Ford in Stigler and Ford Motor Company.From noon to 4 p.m. this afternoon in front of the Panama Elementary School, people can test drive up to six different vehicles, with $20 per car test driven being donated to the Panama High School baseball program.There will be a free lunch prepared by Arvest Bank. For additional information, call Chris Gollihare at (918) 385-2842.— — —The Panama High School football team is going to have a rib sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 next to Razorback Quik Mart in Panama.Pre-orders will be taken until April 30, and all proceeds will benefit the Panama Razorback football program.To pre-order or for additional information, call Panama Coach Brandon Ellis at (918) 869-1275.— — —The Poteau Lady Pirates softball program will have an age 6-7 coach-pitch league beginning in May and end its season in June.Players must have been age 7 by Jan. 1, 2012, or must turn age 6 by Jan. 1, 2013. The entry fee is $150 per team, and the league is open to six teams.For additional information, call Kathy Nye at (918) 649-4326 or email to— — —The Poteau Kiwanis Spring Scramble Golf Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. April 28 at Choctaw Country Club.The tournament will benefit Boys and Girls Club of LeFlore County and LeFlore County Youth Services.Entry fee is $50 per person, if paid before the tournament date, $60 the date of the tournament or $200 per team.Tournament hole sponsorships are available for $100. Businesses or individuals can sponsor a team and hole for $250.For more information, call Lyle Whitworth at (918) 413-2929, Ryan Adams at (918) 649-7846, Craig Hall at (918) 649-4712 or Choctaw Country Club at (918) 647-3488.— — —The 16th Annual Big Mac Three-Course Challenge will be May 4-6 at three different courses, beginning with Wolf Ridge Golf Course on May 4. Day 2's action will be at McAlester Country Club on May 5 and Arrowhead Resort Golf Course on May 6.Entry fee for the event is $375 per two-man team, which includes three days of green fees, mulligans and a dinner on May 5 at McAlester Country Club.The winning team will earn $1,000, with $800 to the runner-up team and $600 for third place.Each par-3 hole will pay off $100 each for the closest to the hole winner, while there will be a longest drive winner each day who will earn $100 for the honor.For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.— — —The Brittney Cox Memorial Golf Tournament will begin at 7 a.m. May 5 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. The tournament will conclude when darkness falls. Lunch will be provided.The entry fee for the two-man scramble is $135 per team.All proceeds will benefit Poteau High School.For additional information, call Brenda Sanders at (918) 649-4039 or Cody Cox at (918) 649-7980.— — —There will be an age 12-and-younger softball kid-pitch tournament May 5 in Keota during Reunion Days.Entry fee is $75 per team. All proceeds will benefit the Keota High School cheerleading program.For additional information, call Dalaina Campbell at (918) 966-3141 or (918) 441-3925..— — —The Choctaw Country Club Church League will begin play at 5:30 p.m. June 4 and will take place at the same time every Monday for eight straight weeks.It will be a three-player scramble. The league is limited to the first 18 teams.For additional information, call the pro shop (918) 647-3488 or Bobby Pickle at (918) 721-3492.— — —The third annual Village 2 Village Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. June 23 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.Entry fee for the four-man scramble is $280 per team. After June 16, the entry fee will increase to $320.Entry fee includes green fees, cart and a barbecue lunch.Mulligans will be available at $5 each with a limit of one per nine holes.There will be a putting contest, with the entry fee being $5 per putt or $10 for three putts.The first hole-in-one winner will win a car. For additional information, call (479) 785-3575 or go online to— — —The 10th annual Carl Albert State College Scholarship Golf Scramble will begin at 10 a.m. May 12 at Shadow Creek Country Club in Sallisaw.Registration will begin at 9 a.m. May 12.Entry fee for the four-person scramble is $50 per person or $200 per team.The winning team will win $600, with the second-place team getting $450 and a wild-card drawing will take place with the lucky team earning $300. There will be prizes awarded for the longest drive, closest to the hole and holes-in one.For additional information or to pre-register, call Paul Marshall at (918) 776-9242.— — —The Boys and Girls Club of McAlester will put on a competitive baseball and softball league.It is believed sports encourages a healthy lifestyle in our youth, which is a rising concern to many.Sports also promotes high self esteem in children that will benefit them in many aspects.For additional information, call the Boys and Girls Club of McAlester Athletic Department at (918) 426-5144.— — —The Satchel Paige All-Stars Travel Baseball Team is looking for youth baseball players ages 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years old that would like to be a part of our 2012 Summer Travel Baseball Team that will include trips to Cincinnati, Omaha, Neb., Springfield, Mo., Orlando, Fla., and Puerto Rico. All interested players should contact Coach Mike Mayden for registration information at (773) 744-1040 or email to