Two old county rivals will take the field again Friday while Poteau gets a chance to knock off the top ranked team in Class 4A in Week 7 of the 2012 football season. Heavener visits Spiro Friday in the first meeting between the two schools since 2009. The game is even more ...
October 12, 2012Craig Hall
Sometimes, one must simply realize there high school football picks are not up to prior standards. It could be blamed on getting older, bad weather, strenuous work conditions, or then again, could it be that one needs to cut out all emotions? Homerism is out the door. It’s strictly business in the ...
October 11, 2012Craig Hall
By CRAIG HALL As the cool weather finally arrives, the district races for county teams is heating up. Most of the county football teams are still fighting for a playoff spot. For some, it will be a reach. For others, the goal is there for the taking. In 4A-4, six teams are still ...
October 9, 2012Craig Hall
Talihina remained perfect on the season, Bokoshe and Paname won their first games of the year and Checotah was too much for Heavener in LeFlore County football games. In a battle between two teams which were atop the district lead, Talihina built up a 45-7 lead at halftime and coasted to ...
October 5, 2012Craig Hall
By CRAIG HALL Friday night is simply the biggest night so far this year for county football teams and will go a long ways toward determining playoff futures. Seven of the eight county teams are playing district games tonight. Bokoshe has a bye. All seven are involved in key district contests which will ...
October 5, 2012Craig Hall
Aha, the sweet smell of success! Or, is that the aroma of one of the canines? Hey, who cares? We kind of righted the ship around here last week and shook off the stank of failure by going 7-1 in our picks of LeFlore County high school football games. That was 7-1, ...
October 4, 2012Craig Hall
By CRAIG HALL ROLAND—Heavener and Roland combined for almost 800 yards of offense here Friday in a 3A-4 battle that left players, coaches and fans exhausted. In the end, Roland and quarterback Brooks Robinson made the biggest play in a night filled with big plays by scrambling and finding Austin Cantrell in ...
September 29, 2012Craig Hall
By CRAIG HALL Seven of the eight LeFlore County football teams will be involving in district contests Friday night. Only Talihina is playing a non-district opponent as the Tigers will try to stay undefeated when they host Union Christian, which enters the game 0-4 and lost to Heavener 35-0 in the opener. The ...
September 28, 2012Craig Hall
It feels like we have been walking through a field of mush here at your Journal picks. Each week, we try to make excuses for our lack of success in our picks. Maybe it is a slump…or a moon thing. Whatever it is, only 5-2 again last week and 22-8 overall. Trish ...
September 27, 2012Craig Hall
By CRAIG HALL The preliminaries are over for most of the LeFlore County football teams. Now, it is time to move on to the main event. Or events. Aside from the eight-man teams, all the other county schools open district play Friday night and there are some big games. The top game features undefeated ...
September 21, 2012Craig Hall