Archive - Sports Article
July 19th, 2012
On Saturday, July 21st, the Pushmataha County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will hold its annual banquet and fundraiser auction at the Choctaw Nation Community Room in Antlers.
The event is a fun and exciting evening that raises money for the NWTF. Many outdoors related items, such as guns, furniture, home decor and much more, will be auctioned off or given away in raffles.
McGee Creek Bass Tournament
On Saturday, July 14, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held a bass tournament on McGee Creek Lake. Twenty-four members competed in the tournament. The weather for the tournament was hot and humid with clear to partly cloudy skies. Twenty members were able to catch at least one keeper with ten members bringing in a six fish limit.
The Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters competed in their second qualifying bass tournament of the 2012 season on Saturday, June 30th, at Pine Creek Lake.
One other bass club also fished a tournament on the same day out of the same ramp. So with several boats on the lake for the day, fishing proved to be very difficult for all that fished.
Winning first place in the 11-14 age group was Jake Nabors with one bass that weighed 2.08 lbs. Second place went to Dyllyn Marlow with one bass weighing 1.88 lbs.
The Red River Jr. Golf held it's Championship Tournament on Monday, July 9th at the Paris Country Club. There were 57 young golfers at this event. Some of the player had not qualified for the Championship trophies but received medals if they placed.
The Red River Jr. Golf had 2 Players to receive Scholarships. N'Kele Brown of Valliant, Oklahoma and Zach McEwin of Paris, Texas. These young men have showed good sportsmanship and have been as asset to the program. We wish them all the best.
Here are the results from the tournament:
Southeastern has selected Cary Ammons, Natalie (Brown) Cooksey, Charles Gulley and Kent Samuel as the four newest members to be inducted into the Southeastern Athletics Hall of Fame on August 25.
The foursome will bring the total number of hall of famers to 72 when they are inducted at a banquet to be held at the Visual and Performing Arts Center at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 25.
The 2012 Antlers Spikes Coach Pitch team finishes the season with a winning record taking 2nd place out of 12 teams in the Hugo League. Pictured are: back row l-r Coaches: Jim Gentry, Melvin Luginbill, Mike May, Johnny May, & Jody Hallman; Middle row l-r Players: Jake Gentry, Jase Woods, Andrew Arnold, Brayton Hallman, Jace May, Raysen Luginbill, Ethan Breshears; Front row l-r Players: Laramie Clark, Trenton VanNoy, Kaylor Anderson, Jake Lail, Hunter May, & Trey Allen.
The Red River Jr. Golf held it's 4th golf tournament on Monday, June 25th at Rock Creek Golf Course in Hugo. There were 43 young golfers who participated in this tournament.
Co-Ed: 1st - Jacob Peralta - Pattonville, Tx - 46, 2nd - Tyler Nottingham - Paris, Tx - 50.
9 - 10 Boys: 1st - Jackson Nottingham - Paris, Tx - 46; 1st - Browning Snider - Idabel, Ok - 46; 2nd - Radley Crutchfield - Brookston, Tx - 48; 3rd - Reese Mobley - Paris, Tx - 49.
11 - 12 Boys: 1st - Parker Freeman - Paris, Tx - 44, 2nd - Layton Wright - MtVernon, Tx - 48, 3rd - Cody Williams - Paris, Tx - 50.
On Saturday, June 23, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held a bass tournament on Sardis Lake. Twenty-two members competed in the tournament. The weather was clear and hot, with temperatures in the mid-nineties and light winds. Fourteen members were able to catch at least one keeper bass, with three bass over five pounds weighed in.
Lyndsi Winship, Rattan 2012 Graduate, played in the 20th Annual 2012 Slow-Pitch All-State Softball game at OU on the 3A-4A East Team on June 16, 2012. At this time, Coach Paul Watts also received a plaque for 3A-4A Coach of the Year. She also participated in the 40th Annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic Basketball Game on Saturday, May 26 at Eastern Oklahoma State College where Coach Chris Gibbs and Assistant Coach Dana House escorted her during her introduction. Lyndsi was also selected to the 17th Annual Oklahoma Indian All-State Basketball First Team.
Jacob Mattingly, a Moyers graduate, was recently selected as first team Indian All-State in basketball. Jacob pictured here with his coach Shane Winters. Jacob was also recognized for All-State Indian Academic team. The game took place at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, OK this past weekend. Jake scored 7 points and his team (the south) won game 100-95.