Poteau freshmen, PKMS teams lose road games against Van Buren

VAN BUREN, Ark. — It was a rough night on the gridiron for the Poteau Pirates freshmen football team and the Pansy Kidd Middle School teams on Tuesday.The Pirate freshmen were shut out 24-0 by the Van Buren Pointers to drop to 0-3 on the season.The eighth-grade Raiders suffered a 43-22 loss to the Pointers in a game much closer than the score indicates.The seventh-grade Raiders fell 14-6 to Van Buren.The freshmen will return to action at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Costner Stadium against the Muldrow Bulldogs.The PKMS teams also will not hit the field until the same date and against the same Bulldogs, with games beginning at Costner Stadium at 5 p.m. Sept. 26.