The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 20, 2013

Weather sets back Enid-Lawton Ike


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Enid basketball’s Christmas break came a few hours early this season.

The Pacers’ and Plainsmen’s homecoming games against Lawton Eisenhower, scheduled for 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Enid Event Center, were postponed Friday after Eisenhower decided the chance of icy rain posed too much risk to make the trip from Lawton.

The games hadn’t been rescheduled yet as of early Friday evening, but Pacers coach Robb Mills said talks were ongoing with Eisenhower administration to play the games in either January or February.

The rescheduled homecoming games are Enid’s third major games moved or canceled because of weather concerns. The Pacers and Plainsmen’s senior night games were canceled and never replayed late last season, and the teams’ originally planned Enid Event Center-christening matches against Lawton were nixed late last month, also because of weather.

The Plainsmen play in the Mid-Del Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-28. The Pacers are off until a Jan. 3 road game against Bishop McGuiness.