Poteau Daily News
Sports news in brief
Ben Klutts of Poteau totaled three hits, a walk and five runs batted in during Arkansas State’s three-game sweep at the hands of Louisiana-Monroe to end the season. He hit a home run and had three RBIs in the seriesopening 16-9 loss to ULM on Thursday. Klutts had a two-run double and a walk in a 13-7 loss to ULM on Friday. Klutts led ASU (11-38, 5-24 Sun Belt) with 11 home runs and 39 RBIs to go with a .276 batting average, a .379 onbase percentage and a .514 slugging percentage.
Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State: Poteau football head coach Greg Werner will be inducted into the OCA Hall of Fame on July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Hills Marriott Hotel in Tulsa. Pocola’s Raychel Nelke will play in the All-State golf match on July 25 at 8 a.m. at Cherokee Hills Golf Club in Catoosa. Howe’s Shiloh Fletcher and Raelyn Delt and Pocola’s Mika Scott will play for Small East in the small-school girls basketball All-State game at the Frank Herald Field House in Jenks on July 27 at 7 p.m. Poteau’s Dean Odom and Todd Mattox will play for the East Team with Mike Odom on the coaching staff in the All-State football game on July 29 at 7 p.m.
Carl Albert State College’s softball team will have open tryouts from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. today and June 21 for uncommitted players of the Class of 2022 and 2023 with intersquad scrimmages following. Anyone interested can contact CASC softball head coach Lexi Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Poteau Kiwanis
Club golf tournament will be Friday at Wolf Ridge Country Club. Registration is at 9 a.m. Tee time is at 10 a.m. Entry for this three-person scramble is $195. Lunch is provided.
Contact Lyle Whitworth at 918-41-3-2929 or email@example.com or Susan Jenson at 918-649-3146 for more.
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The Poteau Kiwanis Club Learn to Swim program starts June 7 and is Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the month, ending on June 30. The program is free.
Registration will be 9 a.m. on June 7. Depending on how many children sign up, there could be two sessions each day, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
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The Spider Webb Memorial Golf Tournament will be June 10-12 at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The cost is $550 or $500 if the team has a personal cart.
Included are the Saturday team horserace for qualified teams, postround hospitality on Saturday, on-course beverage stations, flight payouts, closest-to-hole prizes and tee gifts for each player.
June 10 is the practice round with tee times available all day. Registration begins at noon. June 11 is the first tournament round with tee times at 9 a.m. Teams can still register that day at 7 a.m.
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The Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will June 17 at Wolf Ridge Country Club. Tee time will be 9 a.m. This is a two- or four-person scramble. The cost is $140 per two-person team or $70 per person. Lunch, beverages, snacks, cart and greens fees are included. Pre-register by June 3 to get a polo shirt.