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Firm beats Swag in extra innings
Timmy Lawson’s three-run home run in the top of the eighth inning completed a late-game rally for The firm, who beat Swag 11-10 in Tuesday’s men’s league softball game at the Pittsburg County Softball Complex in McAlester.
Night fishing tournament set for Saturday
Bass fisherman seeking an alternative to the scorching daytime temperatures should come to Lake Eufaula Cove on Saturday for a nocturnal bass-fishing tournament. Boats will take off at 5:30 p.m. and weigh in at 1 a.m.
Buffs’ 2014 schedule similar to 2013
With the start of July, football fans may realize we’re less than two months away from McAlester High School preseason football scrimmages, and just over two months from the first regular-season game.
Softball Complex ready for WSL Qualifier
The World Softball League will make McAlester it’s first foothold in Oklahoma when the “Bash for Bats” qualifying tournament takes place Saturday at the Pittsburg County Softball Complex.
The two fronts of the NCAA-players war
Two fronts are currently being fought between the National Collegiate Athletic Association and its current and former players. In California, post-trial briefs were filed Wednesday for O’Bannon vs. NCAA, a class action lawsuit that argues players are entitled to profits from commercial uses of their images, most notably in video games.
Sugar Skulls hosting mashup tonight
The Mac Town Sugar Skulls, McAlester’s women’s roller derby team, will make their hometown debut with the “Red, White and Bruised Mashup” tonight at 5 p.m. at Route 69 Roller Dome in McAlester.
McAlester youth football league starting this month
After two years coaching in Savanna, Josh Ohls has taken his talents to the big city, and the McAlester Buffaloes Youth Football League will start July 28.
Photo gallery: Kiowa youth basketball camp
Photos from Thursday's youth basketball camp at Kiowa High School. The free camp ran Wednesday and Thursday and was primarily attended by students entering kindergarten through second grade.
Slime rains at awards ceremony
Getting messy is an escapable part of competitive sports, but getting slime was an honor reserved for baseball and softball players at the McAlester Boys and Girls Club baseball and softball awards ceremony Tuesday and Wednesday at The King’s House in McAlester.
July 4 rodeo to feature female bullrider
Oklahoma Bullriders Inc., or BRI, will send 22 of its best riders to compete Friday at Cattlemen’s Arena by the Southeast Expo Center in McAlester, and 18-year-old female bullrider Alexis Brown will be among them.
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