Sports Briefs

There will be a Poteau OK Kids Prep Team tryout at 6 p.m. Thursdsay at Town Creek Park.Those wishing to try out cannot turn age 16 before Jan. 1 to be eligible.For additional information, call Stephen Billy at (918) 721-1004..— — —Girls are needed to play for an age 12-and-younger softball team in the Green Country Softball League. Games will take place at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.The team will practice in Cameron.For additional information or to register, call Mike House at (918) 658-5510.— — —The Poteau Lady Pirates softball program will have an age 6-7 coach-pitch league beginning in May and end its season in June.Players must have been age 7 by Jan. 1, 2012, or must turn age 6 by Jan. 1, 2013.The entry fee is $150 per team, and the league is open to six teams.For additional information, call Kathy Nye at (918) 649-4326 or email to— — —The Poteau Kiwanis Spring Scramble Golf Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. April 28 at Choctaw Country Club. The tournament was originally scheduled for April 14 but had to be changed to a different date.The tournament will benefit Boys and Girls Club of LeFlore County and LeFlore County Youth Services.Entry fee is $50 per person, if paid before the tournament date, $60 the date of the tournament or $200 per team.Tournament hole sponsorships are available for $100. Businesses or individuals can sponsor a team and hole for $250.For more information, call Lyle Whitworth at (918) 413-2929, Ryan Adams at (918) 649-7846, Craig Hall at (918) 649-4712 or Choctaw Country Club at (918) 647-3488.— — —The first annual Masonic Tournament will take place April 20-21 at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.There will be a T-ball tournament and an age-8-and-younger softball tournament.The entry is $75 per team with a three-game guarantee.The championship team in the age 8-and-younger softball tournament will receive team bat bags.For additional information, call Mike Womack at (479) 806-2438 or Shannon Stubbs at (918) 647-6069.— — —The Brittany Cox Memorial Golf Tournament will begin at 7 a.m. May 5 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. The tournament will conclude when darkness falls. Lunch will be provided.The entry fee for the two-man scramble is $135 per team. Hole sponsorships are available at $100 per hole.Deadline to purchase a hole sponsorship will be Sunday. All proceeds will benefit Poteau High School.For additional information, call Brenda Sanders at (918) 649-4039 or Cody Cox at (918) 649-7980.— — —The third annual Village 2 Village Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. June 23 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.Entry fee for the four-man scramble is $280 per team. After June 16, the entry fee will increase to $320. Entry fee includes green fees, cart and a barbecue lunch.Mulligans will be available at $5 each with a limit of one per nine holes.There will be a putting contest, with the entry fee being $5 per putt or $10 for three putts.The first hole-in-one winner will win a car. For additional information, call (479) 785-3575 or go online to— — —The 10th annual Carl Albert State College Scholarship Golf Scramble will begin at 10 a.m. May 12 at Shadow Creek Country Club in Sallisaw.Registration will begin at 9 a.m. May 12.Entry fee for the four-person scramble is $50 per person or $200 per team.The winning team will win $600, with the second-place team getting $450 and a wild-card drawing will take place with the lucky team earning $300.There will be prizes awarded for the longest drive, closest to the hole and holes-in one. For additional information or to pre-register, call Paul Marshall at (918) 776-9242.— — —The Boys and Girls Club of McAlester will put on a competitive baseball and softball league.It is believed sports encourages a healthy lifestyle in our youth, which is a rising concern to many.Sports also promotes high self esteem in children that will benefit them in many aspects. For additional information, call the Boys and Girls Club of McAlester Athletic Department at (918) 426-5144.— — —The Satchel Paige All-Stars Travel Baseball Team is looking for youth baseball players ages 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years old that would like to be a part of our 2012 Summer Travel Baseball Team that will include trips to Cincinnati, Omaha, Neb., Springfield, Mo., Orlando, Fla., and Puerto Rico.All interested players should contact Coach Mike Mayden for registration information at (773) 744-1040 or email to