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Game #7: Team Romero 2, Team Zerkle 1 | August 4, 2023 | Parkway Bank Sports Complex

Team Zerkle Starters:Morgan Zerkle (CF), Amanda Lorenz (LF), Danielle Gibson (1B), Delanie Wisz (3B), Gwen Svekis (C), Caroline Jacobsen (RF), Aly Harrell (DP), Josie Muffley (2B), Sydney McKinney (SS), Alyssa Denham (P)

Team Romero Starters:Kelsey Stewart-Hunter (1B), Bubba Nickles (LF), Anissa Urtez (SS), Sierra Romero (2B), Mia Davidson (DP), Sydney Romero (3B), Megan Wiggins (CF), Shannon Rhodes (RF), Sashel Palacios (C), Odicci Alexander (P)

Winning Pitcher:Taylor McQuillin (2-0)

Losing Pitcher:Georgina Corrick (0-2)


Time of Game:2:10

Game MVPs:#1 - Bubba Nickles (Team Romero), +60 points

#2 - Taylor McQuillin (Team Romero), +40 points

#3 - Kelsey Stewart-Hunter (Team Romero), +20 points

ROSEMONT, Illinois- Team Romero put runners on base in each of the first six innings during Friday night’s Athletes Unlimited Softball Championship Season matchup with Team Zerkle, but had trouble getting them to score. 

But, then came the seventh inning and the runs arrived at the perfect time as Team Romero scored twice in its final trip to the plate to secure a 2-1 victory over Team Zerkle in the Week Two opener for both teams at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. 

OutfielderBubba Nicklesdrove in the game-winning runs with her double to center field to finish off a three-hit performance. The former UCLA standout capped off the win by earning MVP 1 honors and led all players with 218 leaderboard points. 

PitcherTaylor McQuillinfollowed with an outstanding performance in relief to secure MVP 2 distinction. McQuillin did not allow a hit over 5.0 innings and struck out six batters to end the evening with 210 leaderboard points. 

Corner infielderKelsey Stewart-Huntercompleted the MVP trio for Team Romero after going 2-for-4 in the leadoff spot with a pair of singles, garnering 150 leaderboard points. 

OutfielderAmanda Lorenzaccounted for the lone hit for Team Zerkle in the loss, while corner infielderDelanie Wiszdrove in the team’s only run with a sacrifice fly in the first inning. 

PitcherGeorgina Corrickdropped to 0-2 in the circle after giving up two runs on two hits in 2.1 innings with three strikeouts. 

How It Happened:Team Romero overcame a 1-0 deficit by plating two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. After outfielderShannon Rhodeswalked to open the frame, she moved to second base on a single by corner infielderKelsey Stewart-Hunter. Nickles followed with a double to center field that scored both runners to secure the comeback victory.   

Leaderboard Impact:The win allowed Sierra Romero to move into the top spot on the leaderboard with 526 points, while pitcherOdicci Alexandermoved into second place with 458 points. 

Game Notes:

  • Team Zerkle and Team Romero combined to score three runs in Friday’s opener, moving the league’s season total to 41 runs through seven games … Aspiration is committed to planting 10 trees for every run scored as part of its ‘Round the Bases’ initiative. 

  • Team Zerkle and Team Romero were a combined 1-for-15 with runners in scoring position, but were 12-for-35 in advancement opportunities. 

  • The leadoff hitter reached base in 9-of-14 chances. 

  • Nicklesauthored the eighth multi-hit game of her Athletes Unlimited Championship Season career, including her second three-hit outing, with her 3-for-3 performance …She had six multi-hit games during the 2022 campaign. 

  • Stewart-Hunterposted her second multi-hit game of the season after going 2-for-4 with a pair of singles … It also marked the seventh multi-hit outing of her Athletes Unlimited Championship Season career. 

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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – On Thursday, the Great American Conference named Harding’s Cody Smith as its 2022-23 Male Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Smith’s recognition gives Harding four-straight GAC Male Scholar Athlete recipients. Matthew Hipshire won in both 2021 and 2021-22. Mills Bryant earned the honor in 2019-20. Smith becomes the third GAC baseball student-athlete lauded with the award. Former Bison Davis Richardson won in 2014-15 and Arkansas Tech’s Dylan McDearmon won in 2018-19.

Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering with a 3.97 GPA and a Master of Business Administration in management and business ethics with a perfect 4.00 GPA. He earned Second Team Academic All-America honors to become the first Harding baseball player ever named to multiple Academic All-America teams.

On the diamond, he hit .301 with six home runs and 38 RBI and placed on the GAC All-Defensive Team. He went 19-for-20 on stolen base attempts and set the school's career record for triples.

Other nominees for the 2022-23 GAC Male Athlete of the Year award included Arkansas Tech’s Jack Grissom (Football), Arkansas-Monticello’s Josh Denton (Basketball), East Central’s Justin Chitty (Baseball), Henderson State’s Greyson Stevens (Baseball), Northwestern Oklahoma State’s Zachary Cox (Cross Country), Oklahoma Baptist’s Jake Hamilton (Baseball), Ouachita Baptist’s G. Allen (Baseball), Southeastern Oklahoma State’s Trent Zorgdrager (Golf), Southern Arkansas’ Briston Rains (Cross Country/Track & Field), Southern Nazarene’s Gage Porter (Football) and Southwestern Oklahoma State’s Mason Hart (Basketball). WWW.GREATAMERICANCONFERENCE.COM ---



The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the Golf Tournament which was held on June 15th at Wolf Mountain .




 Winning Teams

1st Place - Beau Moore, Jeremy Downs,

Josh Tackett, Daryl Layman



2nd Place - Dwain Caughern, Johnathan Burgess, James Pinkston, Kale Holton




Not Pictured are: 3rd Place - Brandon Dale, Justin Downs, Ronnie Burgess, Jason May



Closest To Pin: Jaili Oglesby, Calloway Warren

Longest Drive: Jaycee Blake, Joe Claiborn

1st Place Marshmallow Drive - Jason Wixom

2nd Place Marshmallow Drive - Kale Holton

Thursday, 08 June 2023 16:02

27th Annual Poteau Chamber Golf Classic

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If you are a corporate sponsor we need your teams by Wednesday, June14th.

The Golf Committee will be drawing for the flighs.

2 Man Team 4 Man Scramble.

Contact Karen, Shona, or Renae 918-647-9178

If you don't have a team and want to register, call us ! We have a few spots left.

Wednesday, 07 June 2023 15:17

Tre' Norwood Football and Cheer Camp

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The Tre' Norwood Football and Cheer Camp will take place on Saturday, June 24, from 8 AM to 5 PM at Northside High School (2301 North B Street). This event is hosted by Tre' Norwood, Pittsburgh Steelers DB, former Northside High School athlete, and OU football standout.

  • Cheer Camp instructed by former Razorback Cheerleader Tiffany Norwood.
  • Featuring guest Green Bay Packer CB Kiondre Thomas 
  • Additional NFL Players to appear
  • Limited spots available
  • Online registration link: asgfootball.com/trenorwoodcamp
  • Campers will perform drills and an exhibition game. 

Register online at asgfootball.com/trenorwoodcamp.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Eddy Dempsey, R-Valliant, presented the Whitesboro slow-pitch softball team with a citation on the Oklahoma House of Representatives Floor on Tuesday. 

The Whitesboro slow-pitch softball team secured Whitesboro's first state title as the Class B slow-pitch softball state champions. The team claimed victory over the third-ranked Leedey High School.

"Winning the state championship takes talent, hard work, and determination," Dempsey said. "Congratulations, Whitesboro High School softball team, for showcasing all three and bringing home the title!"

Coach Peyton Baker and Coach Nick Baker led the team to victory. Dempsey honors the following members of the team:

            Addison Walker                      Madi Edwards

            Kayleigh Walker                     Samantha Craig

            Maura Cole                            Darah Cole

           Linley Collins                          Mercedez Mortensen

            Madison Grogan                   Hannah Adams

            Journey Scroggins                 Rikki Brewer

            Katie Long                             Mallory Grogan

                                                           Emilee Edwards

Dempsey, a Republican, is in his second term representing House District 1. His district includes McCurtain County and southern LeFlore County.


OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Eddy Dempsey, R-Valliant, presented Landyn Howard with a citation on the Oklahoma House of Representatives Floor on Thursday.

Howard ended the 2023 year, securing the Junior High Boys Division and Overall Junior High Shooter State Championship, claiming victory with a perfect 25/25 score and a shootoff win.

"Landyn worked hard to have a victorious 2023 season," Dempsey said. "He's made his state, school, and community proud by showing character, sportsmanship, and athletic excellence. Congrats, Landyn."

Dempsey, a Republican, is in his second term representing House District 1. His district includes McCurtain County and southern LeFlore County.

The 2023 Church league season will be on Monday 22 at 6pm.

Games will be played every Monday night through July 10, 2023.

Entry Fee is $75.00 per team (2 person Team) $5.00 per night green fee for each player that is not a member of the Choctaw Country Club.
Teams will consist of
2 men (men’s flight)
I man and I woman (co-ed flight)
Senior flight

The men’s, senior, and women’s tees will be rotated each week and there be no forward tees for children, but they may play from the red tees, if they are 12 and under.

Each player will get one mulligan per round.

Teams will be flighted after the 4th week of play.

All players on your team should be members of your congregation.

You may substitute, when necessary, but please use a player from your congregation.

 Contact Mike Thomas ASAP

Contact the Choctaw Country Club at 918-647-3488 or Mike Thomas at 918-839-0155

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Sunday, 07 May 2023 22:41

Ollar wins at State

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Wister High School Senior,  Coda Ollar, son of David Ollar and Kari Clingan, won both the Class 2A 110 and 300 hurdles at State meet Saturday.

He'll be attending Southwestern Christian University in Bethany Okla this fall on a track scholarship








Brenda Sheets with Community State Bank presents a check to Cameron Archery team members Jordyn Rivera, Ariel Howard, James Gaylor, and Damian Elliott for $3,000.

These four archers qualified individually for the national tournament.

They will compete in Louisville, Kentucky May 10-14.

The Yellowjackets are coached by Hank Austin.

l-r Rivera, Howard, Gaylor, Elliott, & Sheets.

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