McALESTER — Five members of the McAlester Sluggers, a 13-and-under USSSA baseball team, were named to the Oklahoma All-State team that competed at the Deep South Regional Tournament on Aug. 17-18 in Flowood, Miss. Oklahoma won the 13-U AAA tournament. From left are Tyler Lambert, Ryan Kelly, Jett Wood (did not participate), Brandon Rutledge, Jacob Thomas and Carter Kelly.
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Hornets win Pitt 8 Conference
The Hornets scored in every inning of both games Tuesday, run-ruling the Cougars 11-3 and the Warriors 10-2 in Stuart.
Buffs baseball beats Shawnee
McAlester starting pitcher Mason Ross struck out nine in a complete seven-inning game, helping the Buffaloes beat the Shawnee Wolves in a key district matchup Tuesday in Shawnee.
Lady Braves win ORES Regional
The Tannehill Lady Braves repeated as Organization of Rural Elementary Schools regional track champions Thursday at Broken Bow.
Buffs’ Pratt turns down Yukon
McAlester head football coach Bryan Pratt turned down a job offer to become Yukon’s new head coach Monday.
Midweek Update: Hornets undefeated in Pitt 8
Local smaller schools will begin their district baseball and softball tournaments this week. Find out how they wrapped up their regular seasons below.
Knockouts win first two tournaments
The McAlester Knockouts, a 14-and-under travel softball team, have won two tournaments in the first month of their 2014 season.
Postseason pairings announced for four sports
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has released postseason pairings for slowpitch softball, Class B through 4A baseball, golf and Class 5A tennis.
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Wilburton Middle School Hardball Classic scores
Scores from the Wilburton Middle School Hardball Classic, played April 17-19 at Gary Rosebure Park in Wilburton.
Jr. Buffs win Wilburton tournament
Brandon Rutledge pitched three scoreless innings, and McAlester’s potent offense exploded for 11 runs to beat the Wister Wildcats in four innings, 11-0, at Saturday’s Wilburton Middle School Hardball Classic championship.
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