Poteau golf teams open seasons this week

The Poteau High School golf teams will begin their 2014 seasons this week.The Pirates will play in the McAlester Invitational on Monday, which will begin around 10 a.m. for the Pirates to hit the links.The Lady Pirates, who feature two-time state champion and future Arkansas-Little Rock golfer Hannah Ward, will begin their season at the Tulsa McLain/TSST Invitational, which will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Tuesday at Forest Ridge Country Club.Editor's note: Look for the season preview stories on the Pirates and Lady Pirates, as well as the other LeFlore County high school spring sports teams in the 2014 Spring Sports Guide, which will be published March 22.