McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

MHS Buffaloes

January 15, 2014

Midweek Update: Kiowa sweeps Moss Tournament

McALESTER — Most local basketball teams competed in tournaments around the state last week, with several taking home tournament championships. Find your team below.

All scores reported to


Canadian got swept in its Jan. 7 games against Stuart, the Lady Cougars losing 77-31 and the Cougars losing 62-46. Canadian played Oktaha Tuesday night and plays Crowder on Friday before starting the Pitt 8 Tournament on Monday.


The Demonettes lost both of their games last week, falling 76-27 to Quinton on Jan. 7 and 55-36 to Hanna on Friday. The Demons lost 66-50 to Quinton but beat Hanna 69-30.

Crowder played Red Oak on Tuesday, plays Canadian on Friday, then starts the Pitt 8 on Monday.


Haileyville got swept by Kinta on Jan. 7, the Lady Warriors losing 58-28 and the Warriors losing 70-62. But Haileyville rebounded nicely in the Dee Foster Invitational, going a combined 5-1 to win the boys’ championship and the girls’ consolation final.

The Warriors beat Milburn 75-48 on Thursday, Pittsburg 52-42 on Friday and Soper 88-52 in the championship Saturday. The Lady Warriors lost 42-36 to Calvin on Thursday, beat Indianola 52-49 on Friday and beat Wilson 53-51 in the consolation final Saturday.

Haileyville played Panola on Tuesday, hosts Kinta on Friday and starts the Pitt 8 Tournament on Tuesday.


The Miners won three of their four games last week, improving to 7-2. They beat Heavener on Jan. 7, 56-48 in overtime, then beat Boswell 61-42 and Calera 70-67 in the Tushka-Ameristate Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

The Miners lost Saturday’s championship to Tushka, 58-49.

The Lady Miners lost 58-32 to Heavener. They lost 45-40 to Tushka in the first round of the Invitational, beat Moyers 56-28 on Friday and beat Boswell 52-22 in the consolation finals Saturday.

Lady Miners coach Danny Stone said Hartshorne forward Danielle Morgan was named to the All-Tournament team.

Hartshorne played Stigler on Tuesday and plays at Allen on Thursday.


The Warriors lost 67-20 to Kiowa on Jan. 7, then went 0-2 at the Dee Foster Invitational. Indianola lost 54-23 to Soper on Thursday, then 45-36 to Calvin on Friday.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
MHS Buffaloes
  • Megan Jernigen and Taylor Jones Lady Hornets edge Lady Buffs

    Megan Jernigen’s two-run inside-the-park home run gave the Stuart Lady Hornets the only lead they’d need, eventually beating the McAlester Lady Buffaloes 3-1 Thursday at the Pittsburg County Softball Complex in McAlester.

    July 25, 2014 5 Photos

  • Clarissa Salinas Photo gallery: McAlester volleyball practice

    Photos from Thurday's McAlester Lady Buffaloes volleyball practice at Puterbaugh Middle School.

    July 18, 2014 6 Photos

  • Buffs’ 2014 schedule similar to 2013

    With the start of July, football fans may realize we’re less than two months away from McAlester High School preseason football scrimmages, and just over two months from the first regular-season game.

    July 8, 2014

  • Square logo.jpg Buffs AD finishes first month

    John Homer has been on the job officially for a month as the new athletic director for McAlester Public Schools.

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Square logo.jpg Summer-league tournament update

    Friday's scores and Saturday's schedule for the Southeastern Oklahoma High School Summer League postseason tournament.

    June 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tyler Lindley chases JT Thomas Miners pitchers tame Jr. Buffs

    Hartshorne starter Ledgen Angeli and reliever Shay Wilcox combined for 17 strikeouts, helping the Miners beat the McAlester Jr. Buffs 12-3 in Thursday's summer-leage tournament game at the Hartshorne Baseball Complex.

    June 27, 2014 4 Photos

  • Deon Smith Smith, Buffs top Panthers

    Deon Smith gave up just two hits in seven innings, helping the McAlester Buffaloes edge the Stigler Panthers 5-4 in Thursday’s summer-league tournament game at Mike Deak Field in McAlester.

    June 27, 2014 5 Photos

  • Square logo.jpg SE Oklahoma HS Summer League postseason schedule

    Five local schools will compete in the Southeastern Oklahoma High School Summer League postseason tournament starting Thursday.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chase Hass Buffs sweep in Stuart

    McAlester beat both Allen and Moss on Tuesday in Stuart, finishing its basebakk summer league regular season with a pair of wins.

    June 25, 2014 7 Photos

  • Kelleya Cox 1 Kelleya Cox takes over Lady Buffs

    McAlester coach Justin Bond's decision to focus entirely on the Buffs baseball team opened the door for Kelleya Cox to become the Lady Buffs' new head softball coach.

    June 22, 2014 3 Photos

Seasonal Content
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
NDN Video
Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.