Fans: Send off Pirates in style

All Poteau Pirate fans who will be in town to see the high school football team head out for a state championship battle in Stillwater Saturday are encouraged gather for a grand send-off. On Friday at about 12:45 fans are asked to line Broadway from Shockley’s Auto Sales to the Choctaw Travel Plaza, donning Pirate colors of red, white and black. The convoy is scheduled to embark from Poteau High School at about 12:45 p.m. as it will stop by Pansy Kidd Middle School, then both Poteau Upper and Primary Elementary Schools. Once it returns to Broadway, the convoy will head north up Broadway on their way.Don’t miss out in a chance to show your pride for the Pirates as they prepare to play the Anadarko Warriors in a history making match.