Headed into the Class AA state tournament, Palestine-Wheatley baseball coach Andrew Loe was thinking state championship game and maybe title.
As a freshman, Will Nash transferred from Brinkley to Palestine-Wheatley.
Spring Hill comes from behind in bottom of seventh to win 10-9
After spotting Poyen a 4-0 lead in the first inning, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots switched gears and cruised to a 9-5 win over the Indians in Thursday’s first-round game at the Class AA state tournament in Lepanto.
As a Palestine senior in 1982, Stevie Roberts had no idea why he was being summoned to then-principal Glen Siler’s office, uncertain whether it was for just a friendly chat or being in trouble for something he was sure of which he was innocent.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots said goodbye to one head coach following the team’s first-round regional tournament loss last week, but will welcome a familiar face as their new head coach for next season.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots are looking forward to the school’s fifth consecutive state tournament appearance Thursday when they take on Poyen in a first-round game at Lepanto’s city baseball complex.
Preparing for the 2A North Regional tournament, both Palestine-Wheatley and McCrory had designs set on the No. 1 seed from the regional into the Class AA state tournament.
Patriots begin championship quest Thursday against East Poinsett Co.
It’s been almost one full year since former Forrest City guard R.J. Glasper stood on the Mustang Arena floor where he played all of his home games as a junior high and high Mustang and announced his intentions to walk on at Arkansas and bypass several scholarship offers as a preferred walk-on player for Mike Anderson’s Razorbacks.