Archive: January 8, 2017

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Today in history

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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2017. There are 357 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 1867, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in overriding President Andrew Johnson's veto of the District of Columbia Suffrage Bill, ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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By ANDREW HAMMOND, Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State came close to upsetting in-state rival Kansas earlier this week. That anger and frustration of not pulling off the upset was used as fuel to push the Wildcats into Saturday's matchup with Oklahoma. Wesley Iwundu led a balanced attack with 16 ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — Out of the Top 25 when the season started, new point guard Manu Lecomte and the Baylor Bears are on the verge of the first No. 1 ranking in school history. Lecomte scored 17 points, Johnathan Motley had 13 and second-ranked Baylor ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook was scary enough already. Now, the league's scoring leader is hitting 3-pointers as well as he does everything else. Westbrook had 32 points, 17 rebounds and 11 assists for his 17th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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Ledger/LCJ calendar

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The Ledger/LCJ calendar lists the upcoming events over the next week. This is a free service so if you or your group have an event coming up and would like it added to the calendar, please send an email to [email protected] A happy birthday to Mary Gregory Parham and Jana Mankin. ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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Spiro wins twice at Shrine

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MUSKOGEE—Spiro won both games Saturday in the Shrine Tournament here. The Lady Bulldogs won third place with a 41-35 win over Warner while Spiro’s boys won the consolation championship with a 48-27 win over Porter. With the game tied going into the final period, Spiro’s girls outscored Warner, 14-8, to get the ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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HENRYETTA—Poteau swept both third-place games at the Henryetta Tournament on Saturday. The Lady Pirates edged Bristow, 51-47, while the Pirates completed the sweep with a 63-51 victory over Bristow. Poteau is back in action Tuesday at Henryetta. The Lady Pirates outscored Bristow, 19-14, in the fourth quarter to get the win. Kylanna Hardaway ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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WEBBERS FALLS—LeFlore’s boys advanced to the championship game of the Arkansas River Shootout while the Lady Savages won in consolation play on Saturday. LeFlore’s boys improved to 10-3 with a 46-44 win over Savanna while the Lady Savages defeated Whitesboro, 36-35. The Savages play in the championship game on Monday while LeFlore’s ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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Mostly clear skies for Sunday in the LeFlore County weather forecast. The high will be 41 degrees with a low of 27 degrees. Average temperatures for Jan. 8 are 51 degrees and 23 degrees. Records for the date are a high of 71 degrees in 1984 with a low of -8 ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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The second seeds got the wins and the championship Saturday in the junior high basketball LeFlore County Tournament. The second-seeded Pocola girls edged top-seeded Howe, 50-41, before the No. 2 Whitesboro boys came from behind to edge No. 1 Spiro, 43-40. Poteau pulled off the wins in both third-place games. Poteau’s girls ... Read More
January 8, 2017Craig Hall

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