Tournaments taking place next two weeks

For the next two weeks, there will be a plenty of tournaments involving county baseball and softball teams.Thursday through Saturday will be the Smithville Tournament, featuring Howe, Whitesboro and Wister.The Spiro Bulldogs will play Vian and Sequoyah-Tahlequah in the Vian Festival on Saturday.Next week will be the Poteau Wood Bat Festival and the Class 3A Showcase at Spiro.Also next week, Wister will play in the Red Oak Festival on Monday and Tuesday before joining Whitesboro at the Union City Festival, which will take place March 21-22.Talihina's baseball team will be in the Broken Bow Tournament, which will begin its three-day run on Monday.As for softball, Wister will play in the Preston Festival at week's end, while Heavener will play in the Okemah Festival.Next week, the Lady Wildcats and the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets will be in the Red Oak Festival.2013 Spring Sports GuideThe 2013 Spring Sports Guide will be published on March 23 โ€” the weekend edition at the end of Spring Break week. This special section will have all the season preview stories of all the high school baseball teams, slow-pitch softball teams, golf teams, soccer teams and track teams โ€” with team photographs and schedules from March 25 until the end of the season in May.I will need team photographs e-mailed to me by Friday โ€” the last day of school before Spring Break begins.ScheduleBaseballTodayRed Oak at Poteau, 5:45 p.m.Panola and Eagletown at Whitesboro, 4:30 p.m. (Panola vs. Whitesboro, 4:30 p.m.; Panola vs. Eagletown, 6 p.m.; Eagletown vs. Whitesboro, 7:30 p.m.)Arkoma at Kinta, 4 p.m.Cameron at Hartshorne, 4 p.m.Heavener at Smithville, 4:30 p.m.Panama at Hackett, Ark., 4 p.m.Pocola at Mansfield, Ark., 4 p.m.Spiro at Fort Gibson, 4:30 p.m.Talihina and Castlebury, Texas, at Wilburton, 4 p.m. (Talihina vs. Wilburton, 4 p.m.; Talihina vs. Castlebury, Texas, 6 p.m.)ThursdayRoland at Poteau, 5:45 pm.Heavener at Panama, 4 p.m.Sallisaw-Central at Leflore, 4 p.m.Stigler at Talihina, 4 p.m.Howe, Whitesboro and Wister at Smithville Tournament: Whitesboro vs. Haworth, 12:30 p.m.; Howe vs. Fort Towson, 2:30 p.m.; Wister vs. Battiest, 6:30 p.m.FridayTalihina at Poteau, 5:45 p.m.Panola at Cameron, noon.Quinton at Panama, 4 p.m.Heavener at Vian, 4:30 p.m.Pocola at Muldrow, 4 p.m.Spiro at Roland, 4 p.m.Howe, Whitesboro and Wister at Smithville Tournament, TBA.SaturdayHowe, Whitesboro and Wister at Smithville Tournament, TBA.Spiro at Vian Festival; vs. Vian, noon; vs. Sequoyah-Tahlequah, 2 p.m.MondayKinta at Leflore, noon.Gans and Crowder at Panama, 10 a.m. (Gans vs. Panama, 10 a.m.; Gans vs. Crowder, noon; Crowder vs. Panama, 2 p.m.)Cameron and Waldron, Ark., at Mansfield, Ark., noon. (Cameron vs. Waldron, Ark., 2 p.m.; Cameron vs. Masnfield, Ark., 4 p.m.)Talihina at Broken Bow Tournament, TBA.Wister vs. Asher at Red Oak Festival, 5 p.m.SoftballTodayWhitesboro and McCurtain at Cameron, 4 p.m. (Whitesboro vs. Cameron, 4 p.m.; Whitesboro vs. McCurtain, 5:15 p.m.; McCurtain vs. Cameron, 6:30 p.m.)Howe at Heavener, 4 p.m.Panama at Pocola, 4 p.m.Wister at Red Oak, 4 p.m.ThursdayRoland at Poteau, 4 p.m.Pocola and Wister at Cameron, 4 p.m. (Pocola vs. Cameron, 4 p.m.; Pocola vs. Wister, 5 p.m.; Wister vs. Cameron, 6 p.m.)Panama JV at Whitesboro, 4:30 p.m.Smithville and Panola at Howe, 4:30 p.m. (Howe vs. Smithville, 4:30 p.m.; Smithville vs. Panola, 5:30 p.m.; Panola vs. Howe, 6:30 p.m.)Heavener and Keys (Park Hill) at Vian, 5 p.m. (Heavener vs. Vian, 5 p.m.; Heavener vs. Keys (Park Hill), 6 p.m.)FridayWilburton at Poteau, 3:30 p.m.Heavener and Valliant at Smithville, 4 p.m. (Heavener vs. Smithville, 4 p.m.; Heavener vs. Valliant, 5 p.m.)Whitesboro at Clayton, 4:30 p.m.Wister at Preston Festival, TBA.SaturdayHeavener at Okemah Festival: vs. Holdenville, 10 a.m.; vs. Okemah, 11:10 a.m.; vs. Mangum, 1:30 p.m.; vs. Morris, 2:40 p.m.