McALESTER — McAlester residents Kevin Wilson, left, and Jason Fassio, right, pose with their trophy swords at Dave’s Fitness Plus in McAlester on Monday. Wilson and Fassio competed in the National Physique Committee Battle of the Bodies bodybuilding competition Saturday in Tulsa. Wilson won the middleweight class in both the novice and open divisions, while Fassio took second in the novice heavyweight and open light-heavyweight classes. Both qualified for the Mr. Oklahoma competition on June 8 at the Performing Arts Center in Tulsa.
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Track anchors Nathanual Lucero
Injuries curtailed McAlester senior Nathanual Lucero's first two track seasons, but so far this season he’s stayed healthy and eager to make his last season his best.
McAlester Shootout schedule
The McAlester Shootout baseball tournament starts today at 10 a.m. at Hook Eales Stadium in McAlester.
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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