Poteau senior duo ready for season opener, Durant Lions

READY FOR OPENING NIGHT — Poteau senior linemen Ernesto Sanjuan, left, and Mathew Alvarado can’t wait for Friday night’s season opener against Durant at Costner Stadium. PDN photo by David Seeley
David Seeley
Sports Editor

The Poteau Pirates will begin the 2017 football season at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Costner Stadium against the Durant Lions. Two seniors, linemen Ernesto Sanjuan and Mathew Alvarado, can’t wait.
Tailgate Party Set Friday Night
The Poteau Band Boosters will have a tailgate party prior to each Poteau home football game beginning at approximately 5 p.m. This week’s menu will be chicken sandwich basket for $6 per person, which will include chips, dessert and a beverage. All proceeds raised will help the Poteau Band Boosters help the band purchase new uniforms.