McALESTER — Three local teams are still in the football playoffs, while most others have either started their basketball seasons or will start them this week. Find out what your school is up to below.
Canadian’s basketball season starts Thursday at Kinta. The Lady Cougars will play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Warriors at 8 p.m.
Canadian will play at the Hartshorne Tournament from Dec. 2-7, then play its first home game against Achille at the Darrell James Shootout on Dec. 9.
The Cougars are the defending Pitt 8 Conference champions, though the Stuart Hornets are the defending Pitt 8 Tournament champions.
Crowder basketball hosted Indianola on Friday, sweeping both the boys’ and girls’ games. The Demonettes beat the Warriorettes, 42-38, then the Demons beat the Warriors, 89-53.
The Demonettes won their first game of the season, improving to 1-2, while the Demons improved to 2-1. Crowder played at Oktaha on Tuesday and next plays at Stuart on Friday.
Haileyville’s basketball season starts Thursday at home against Indianola. See today’s issue of the McAlester News-Capital for more information on the 2013-14 Warriors and Lady Warriors.
Following Thursday’s game, Haileyville next plays Panola at home Dec. 9.
Hartshorne’s football team will be in Commerce on Friday for a second-round playoff game against the seventh ranked-ranked Tigers. The game starts at 7:30 p.m.
If Hartshorne can beat the champions of District 2A-8, the Miners will face either Lindsay or Oklahoma Christian School in the 2A quarter-finals.
Hartshorne’s basketball season starts with the Hartshorne Tournament from Dec. 2-7. Hartshorne then plays at Savanna on Dec. 10.
Indianola faced Stuart and Crowder last week but came up winless against both teams. The Warriors lost to the Hornets on Nov. 12, 82-15, then to the Demons on Friday, 63-26.
The Warriorettes lost 83-59 to the Lady Hornets and 42-38 to the Demonettes.