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October 14th

Local Resident scores big at United Kennel Club’s World Coonhound Championships

October 14, 2011

On Thursday & Friday, September 29th & 30th, a local resident competed in the United Kennel Club’s World Coonhound Championships in Wooster, Ohio.

Only the top 100 dogs from across the nation get invited to attend and participate in this event and Jody Goodson of Farris and his male Bluetick Hound, CH NITE CH ‘PR’ Goodson’s Rowdy Bocephus were among them. This was Goodson’s first time to ever attend this event and he and Bocephus did very well.

September 29th

Bearcats mauled by Tigers

September 29, 2011

On Friday night the lights were once again burning at Bearcat Stadium as the Antlers Bearcats took to the field against the Talihina Golden Tigers. During the first quarter it was clear what type of game it was going to be as the Tigers put up a total of 16 points with little effort.

September 22nd

Bearcats fall to Atoka in second half

September 22, 2011

Coming off of a loss last week at the hands of the Savannah Bulldogs (55 to 29), the Bearcats showed early in the first that they were here to play as they drew first blood. Unfortunately the Bearcats lost Friday's non conference game against the Atoka Wampus Cats by a score of 46-26.

Annual tournament closes out season

September 22, 2011

On Saturday, September 17, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club concluded their 2011 bass tournament schedule with the Annual Top Ten Tournament. The tournament was held on Sardis Lake. The Top Ten Tournament allows the top ten anglers of the year to compete against each other in this final event. Those competing this year were Ellis Silvey, Billy Hensley, Terry Thurman, Judd Thomas, Billy Latham, Josh Cole, Mike Burrage, Jon Tucker, Dennis Willeford, and Kenny Briggs.

September 15th

Local MMA fighter knocks out opponent in first 5 seconds

September 15, 2011

On August 27, 2011 Perry Canon of Team Uprising defeated his opponent (A. Lopez) in the 190 lbs weight class at the Golden Pong Casino’s “Thunder Rumble” MMA event in Okemah, OK. Perry knocked out his opponent with a right hook only 5 seconds into the first round. Perry, now 1-0, will fight again on October 29th at the Golden Pong Casino along side his teammates of Uprising Martial Arts in Antlers: Brandon Fuller, Curtis Dillishaw, Oscar Smith, Terry Tennon and Coaches Kevin Clark and Jacky Noah.

2011-2012 Rodeo Queen crowned

September 15, 2011

The 2011-2012 Rattan Rodeo Queen has recently been crowned. The new Queen is Cassidy Courtwright. The 2011-2012 Rattan Rodeo Princess was named Jaylel Gorden.

The Rattan Rough Riders Pivot Team 2011-2012 members are: Eli Jones, Morgan Bond, Albert Fowler, Lindsey Hedrick, Dakota Renfro, C.C. Rosson, Rhonda Greenhaw, Cassidy Courtwright, Haley Williams, Molly Holder, Anjelica Smith, Tessa Bond, Hanna Courtwright, Coaches: Teresa Hobbs-Ross, Sandy Benzine and Secretary Cameron Boling and Tommie Jones.

Photos courtesy of LaDonna Gibson-Coberley.

Hugo Lake Bass Tournament

September 15, 2011

Members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held their final regular season bass tournament of 2011 on Saturday, September 10. The tournament was held on Hugo Lake. The cooler temperatures seemed to have helped improve fishing conditions as seven anglers brought a six fish limit to the weigh-in.

September 1st

Cats take scrimmage win over Haileyville

September 1, 2011

On Friday night, August 26, 2011 the lights were once again shinning bright at the Antlers Bearcat Stadium as they took on the Haileyville Warriors in a scrimmage game.

For the first portion of the scrimmage the teams alternated possession of the ball in 5/5 sets. Meaning that a teams offense would have possession of the ball for 5 plays and then would move to defense for 5 plays. The Bearcats showed aggression, determination and passion as they went head to head against the Warriors, not to mention some new tricks.

McGee Creek Lake Bass Tournament

September 1, 2011

Once again, anglers from the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club had to contend with temperatures above one hundred degrees during their bass tournament held on McGee Creek Lake. The tournament took place on August 27. Despite the hot weather and the slot length limit on the lake that requires bass from sixteen to twenty-two inches to be released, a few anglers were able to put together a nice stringer.

August 24th

Junior Bassmasters honored

August 24, 2011

The Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters held their second state qualifying bass fishing tournament on Hugo Lake on Saturday, August 20. The tournament was sponsored by FirstBank of Atoka. FirstBank donated $300.00 to the club to be used for prizes for each angler that competed.

With temperatures forecasted to be around 108 degrees, tournament hours were shortened to start at safe light and end at 1:00 p.m.

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