Sports Briefs

Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.— — —Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays.The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.— — —Anyone who is interested in coaching a Buccaneer Basketball team for the upcoming season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.The first coaches meeting will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Poteau City Hall.— — —The 33rd annual Spooker, a series of auto races, will take place this week at Tri-State Speedway, located east of Pocola. There will be racing cards Thursday through Saturday.There will be a practice for the races from 6 to 10 p.m. that is open to the public, but pit passes will be available for $10 per person. The gates will open at 5 p.m.Racing will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, while action will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday.The gates will open at 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, while they will open at 3 p.m. Saturday. The draws will end at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, while the LM draw will end at 5 p.m. Saturday.Admission will be $12 for adults and $2 for children ages 6 to 11 on Thursday and Friday, while admission prices will be $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 11.Pit passes will cost $30 on Thursday and Friday, while pit passes will cost $35 on Saturday.There will be senior citizens and military discounts of $2 per day, if proper identification is shown.There will be races in several divisions — pure stocks, mini stocks, front-wheel drives, factory stocks, super stocks, southern sport modifieds, ecomony/360 modifieds, USRA modifieds and late models.For additional information, call (479) 806-4101 or go online to— — —There will be a punt, pass and kick competition, sponsored by the Poteau Pirate Quarterback Club and Shockley's Auto Sales, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Costner Stadium, just before the Muldrow-Poteau game.Participants will punt from the back of the end zone, pass from where the punt is marked and kick from the spot where the pass is marked for a field goal.If a field goal is made, the winner will earn $10,000. Tickets for the contest cost $5 and may be purchased at Shockley's Auto Sales, Doug Sanders Law Office or from any Quarterback Club member.All participants must be at least age 18, and have amateur status. Particpants cannot have played college, semi-professional or professional football.— — —The 2012 San Bois CASA Charity Golf Tournament will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.The entry fee for the four-person scramble is $250. To enter a team and purchase eight mulligans, the fee will be $290, $325 to enter a team and sponsor a hole and $365 for all three.The fee to sponsor a hole only is $100.A free barbecue lunch will be served before the tournament begins.For additional information, call Frances Shankle at (918) 647-3267, Ext. 239, Janey Campbell at (918) 647-3267, Ext. 229 or Karen Glinski at (918) 647-3267, Ext. 235.— — —The 2012 Cowboys Regional Rodeo Finals will be Thursday through Saturday at Kay Rogers Park in Fort Smith, Ark.The top 15 cowboys and cowgirls from several states will compete for the title of "2012 Champion."The admission is $5 on Thursday, and $10 for adults and $5 for children on Friday and next Saturday.For additional information, call Jackie Hoffarth at (479) 530-1959 or email to