Spiro looks to keep football playoff hopes alive tonight against Atoka Wampus Cats

Last year, the Spiro Bulldogs made it all the way to the Class 3A state quarterfinals in the 2010 playoffs. If they hope to see the 2011 playoffs, they must win out — beginning tonight.The ’Dogs (3-5, 2-3 in District 3A-8) will play their home regular-season finale at 7:30 p.m. tonight at McClain Stadium against the Atoka Wampus Cats (4-4, 1-4).“We have to win out to have a chance to get in,” Spiro Coach Chris Bunch said. “Even if we win out, we still may not get in. But we definitely have to win out to have a chance.”