McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 22, 2012

Lady Buffs strong as ever

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — The 2011-12 McAlester girls’ basketball team went 20-8. The Lady Buffs reached the state semi-finals before losing to East Central.

That’s a terrific season by anyone’s standards. But considering that only one of last year’s starting five graduated, suddenly last season becomes a potential prelude to something even bigger.

“Our team is really strong,” Lady Buffs second-year coach April Burns said Tuesday. “In our few scrimmages that we’ve had so far, we’ve done really well.”

For more on this story, see the print or electronic editions of the McAlester News-Capital. Click here for print edition home delivery or click here to see the Smart Edition for your computer, tablet, e-reader or smartphone.