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Elijah Cook of Heavener ran the Great American Conference meet for East Central University on Saturday, finishing 56th in 29:06. Cook, a freshman, was the 13th finisher for ECU. The Tigers were third with 50 points, eight points away from winner Harding, which had three runners in the top fi…

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Cade Weatherton of Arkoma placed 65th in 28:36 for University of Arkansas-Fort Smith in the Lone Star Conference meet on Saturday. Weatherton, a junior, was the second Lion to finish as they placed 13th of 14, registering 330 points, 62 points away from 12th-place Lubbock Christian.

When the Oklahoma City Thunder played the Houston Rockets on the road Friday night, it was a contest of which tanking team was working harder on development. With Houston winning 124-91 on the back of Christian Wood's 31 points and 14 rebounds and Jae'Sean Tate and Kevin Porter Jr. also post…

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Poteau's football team continued its cruise through District 4A-4 play with a road win after leading 40-0 at halftime. Arkoma was victorious on homecoming night, finishing Cave Springs by halftime. Spiro led 50-7 at halftime before gliding to a road win with Alan McKeefry throwing six touchd…

Below are the games for the Pigskin Picks public contest. Email your picks to sports@poteaudailynews.com or drop them off at the PDN office by Friday afternoon.

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High school softball district races are tightening up as teams enter the last week of district play. Here's a look at the standings. The top three are ensured regional playoff spots for next week, while Nos. 4 and 5 enter play-ins.

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Pocola won its fifth straight LeFlore County Fast-Pitch tournament championship, completing its second championship round win against Whitesboro in the midnight hour of Friday in Spiro after winning the first one late Thursday night. Pocola matches Poteau (2009-13) and Wister (1983-87) for t…

Here are the games for Pigskin Picks this week. Send your picks to sports@poteaudailynews.com or drop them off at the PDN office by Friday afternoon.

Join our Pigskin Picks public contest by sending your picks to sports@poteaudailynews.com or dropping them off at the PDN office by Friday afternoon. Below are the games to pick.

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Four of the seven area varsity football teams won in Week 1. That includes three new head coaches: Spiro's Brett Davis and first-time head football coaches Jack Armstrong of Arkoma and Chris Ford of Panama. Below are the scores.

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The public contest for the Poteau Daily News Pigskin Picks is back. Either email your picks to sports@poteaudailynews.com or bring them to the PDN office by Friday afternoon. Below are the games.

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All three LeFlore County teams' games came down to the wire in Week 0 this Friday night, and two of them won. Here are the scores.

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Fast-pitch softball season gets first pitch flying forward this afternoon. For this area, Red Oak, Whitesboro and Pocola made state tournaments last fall, with Pocola advancing to the Class 3A semifinal and Red Oak winning the Class B state title, its sixth since 2012 and eighth overall.