McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

February 15, 2012

Buffs sweep rivals in Valentine road game

By John Yates
Special Correspondent

McALESTER — What better time than on Valentines Day to break the heart of a generational sports rival with a pair of varsity wins on their home floor?

That’s exactly what McAlester did in boy’s and girl’s varsity hoops action Tuesday evening at Ada. The Lady Buffs won 53-39 and the Buffaloes held on for a 49-43 win in the nightcap game. The wins cap a regular-season sweep over Ada for the McAlester varsity teams.

McAlester’s boys and girls close the regular season at Ardmore on Friday evening. The original schedule calls for a 6:30 p.m. varsity start time for the girl’s game, but McAlester athletics was trying to confirm the start time at presstime. They may be contacted at 918-423-8128.   

John Yates is the news director at McAlester Radio. Contact him at

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