Archive - Sports Article
May 10th, 2012
Last week both the Rattan Lady Rams and the Rattan Rams participated in State Baseball and Softball Tournaments, and both took home the prestigious title of State Champions.
The Rams were named Class A Baseball State Champs and were awarded Class A Academic Achievement Certificates.
A parade of more than 70 vehicles, including lights and sirens, escorted them through Antlers on their way home to Rattan.
The Rams Recap: In the dugout after the sixth inning, Rattan's Jonathan Samuels came over to Blake Watts.
On Sunday, April 29, five of the Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters traveled to Lake Eufaula to compete in the 2012 Oklahoma State Championship of the B.A.S.S. Junior Bassmasters. Competing in the 15-18 year old category were anglers: Jessie Shrader, David Atwood and Dillan Holiman. Representing the Push County club in the 11-14 year old group was Jake Nabors and Jordan Haddox.
On Saturday, May 5, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held a team bass tournament on Hugo Lake. Twenty-seven anglers competed in the tournament. The lake level was near normal and the weather was cooperating with clear to party cloudy skies, warm temperatures and breezy conditions. These conditions allowed a few anglers to put together some nice stringers of bass.
On Tuesday May 8, 2012, the students participating in the Special Olympics will travel to Stillwater to compete in the State Special Olympics games. Students will compete in track events such as the 50 meter dash, the 25 meter partner walk, the standing long jump, the softball throw and the turbo javelin . This group of students have raised money throughout the year by growing and selling plants, working concession stands, and with business and personal sponsors.
Members of the Pushmataha County 4-H recently competed in the S.E. District Shooting Sports Archery Contest in McAlester. Several of the members attending from Pushmataha County placed in the competition.
Members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held the 41st Annual Big Bass Rodeo on April 21st and 22nd. The big bass tournament was held on Pine Creek Lake. Fifty-five boats with over one hundred anglers were entered in the event. Cash prizes and trophies were awarded to the top five finishers.
Junior Bassmasters to Fish State Tournament
Members of the Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters Club will travel to Lake Eufaula on Sunday, April 29, 2012 to compete in the 2012 Oklahoma B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Junior Bassmasters State Tournament.
Six members of the club qualified to compete in this yearâ€™s event. In the 11-14 year age group, Jake Nabors and Jordan Haddox will be competing. Four members qualified in the 15-18 year age group. They are Dillan Holiman, Chelsi Thomas, Jessie Shrader and David Atwood.
If you enjoy bass fishing, winning cash, prizes and trophies, then you might want to enter in this yearâ€™s Big Bass Rodeo. The Pushmataha County Sportsman Club will host the 41st Annual Big Bass Rodeo on April 21-22 at Pine Creek Lake. This is the oldest, continuous running big bass tournament in the state and quite possibly the nation. This is the clubâ€™s only fund raising event.
Last Saturday night, coaches, players, parents, and friends gathered to celebrate this 2011/2012 Basketball season. The LadyCats finished their season with a 2nd place trophy from the Talihina Tournament, a Championship Trophy from the Tushka Tournament, Championship trophy from our Antlers Festival, and a District Championship Trophy.
Our Bearcats walked away from this season with a 2nd place trophy from the Tushka Tournament, and Championships of Antlers Festival. Awards received at this year's banquet included:
On Saturday, April 7, thirty members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club competed in bass tournament held on Sardis Lake. It was either feast or famine for most the anglers. Those that were able to locate some bass were able to put together nice stringers while others had difficulty in finding a single keeper.