Regional track meets for LeFlore County schools will be held Saturday for Class 4A through A. All the assignments for Oklahoma schools can be seen HERE. Poteau is in the 4A regional at Madill while Heavener and Spiro are in the 3A regional at Vinita. In Class 2A, Howe, Pocola and Talihina ...
April 23, 2017Craig Hall
WISTER—Wister scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth and defeated Poteau, 6-5, in high school baseball action Thursday in a rematch of the LeFlore County Tournament championship won by the Pirates. POTEAU SPORTS PAGE WISTER SPORTS PAGE Trailing 5-1, the Wildcats scored three times in the bottom ...
April 21, 2017Craig Hall
POTEAU—Poteau clinches a 4A district championship with an 11-7 win over Sallisaw on Wednesday. POTEAU SPORTS PAGE The win capped two straight wins over the Black Diamonds after Poteau won at Sallisaw on Tuesday (see STORY). Poteau improved to 18-8 overall and 11-1 in district play. The Pirates get the top ...
April 20, 2017Craig Hall
SALLISAW—Carson Cheek drove Ben Klutts in with the go-ahead run and Easton Francis hit a 2-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to give Poteau a 7-4 win at Sallisaw on Tuesday in an important district game. POTEAU SPORTS PAGE The two teams meet again Wednesday in Poteau ...
April 19, 2017Craig Hall
POTEAU—Poteau was selected as the host for the 6A slow-pitch softball regional tournament. POTEAU SPORTS PAGE The Lady Pirates will be joined in the field by Broken Bow, Sallisaw and Stilwell. Regional tournaments must be completed by April 27. The list of all the 6A regional tournaments can be seen HERE....
April 17, 2017Craig Hall
WILBURTON—Class 2A’s top-ranked Oktaha scored a run in the eighth inning to down Poteau, 3-2, Friday at the Coal Miners’ Classic. POTEAU SPORTS PAGE The teams were tied at the end of seven innings, sending the game into extra innings. The Pirates (16-7) scored single runs in the second and fifth ...
April 15, 2017Craig Hall
WILBURTON—Poteau rallied for a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Buffalo Valley, 3-2, in the opening round of the Coal Miners' Classic on Thursday. The Pirates (16-6) are back in action Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Wilburton in a game against Oktaha, the top-ranked team in Class ...
(Braden Dorsey was left off the earlier version of the story but is now included. We apologize for the mistake) By CRAIG HALL POTEAU—Heavener’s Makenzie Wilson was named the Most Valuable Player after helping the Lady Wolves win the 2017 slow-pitch softball LeFlore County Tournament. Wilson was joined on the first team by ...
POTEAU—Poteau’s Ryan Ward and Bryson Terry finished in first and second place while the Pirates won the team championship at the Poteau Invitational Tournament on Thursday. https://youtu.be/RxMz1f97Nms In the 27-hole event at Choctaw Country Club, the Pirates shot a combined 471 (313-158) to win by 43 strokes over second-place McAlester. Ward carded a ...
ROLAND—Poteau completed a two-game sweep of Roland in district play on Tuesday with a 16-3 victory. POTEAU SPORTS PAGE The Pirates also defeated the Rangers, 8-2, in Poteau on Monday (see STORY). Poteau improved to 15-6 overall and 9-1 in district play with the win. The Pirates’ pitchers allowed only one hit. ...
April 12, 2017Craig Hall