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2020 football season opens Friday

By CRAIG HALL, Ledger/LCJ Publisher

Three LeFlore County teams open the 2020 football season Friday in Zero Week.

Heavener opens at home against North Rock Creek, which is playing its first varsity game. Poteau will play its first game since winning the Class 4A state championship in December as the Pirates visit Class 5A Bishop Kelley, and Pocola hopes to get off to a good start when the Indians visit Wilburton.

Heavener was 1-9 last season, losing several close games. Poteau finished 14-1, winning 14 straight after opening with a loss at El Reno.

Kelley was 8-5 and reached the 5A semifinals before losing to Bishop McGuinness, 48-22.

Pocola finished 2-7 while Wilburton was 6-4.

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