Stepping away from conference action tonight, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots will play at Lavaca, a team they lost to last season in a regular season game at home and played in the 2005 Class AA state playoffs.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs worked two long pass plays for a pair of touchdowns to turn back Nettleton 12-8 in a junior high football game played Thursday night at Jonesboro.
After spotting Carlisle 12 points, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots scored 28 unanswered points, beginning late in the second quarter, to put away the Bison 28-12.
Forrest City Junior Mustangs coach Stan Siler said he had never lost a game like the one that got away from him Thursday night at Sam Smith Stadium.
Headed into tonight’s 5A-East Conference game at Paragould, both Forrest City and Paragould are hoping to end current streaks.
It seems like almost every game this season has been a key game for the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots.
Since climbing the ladder and moving into Class 5A football and the 5A-East conference, Valley View has never beaten Forrest City.
It’s no secret that tonight’s 6AA Conference game between unbeaten Palestine-Wheatley and once beaten McCrory has major state playoff implications, even if it is only the fifth playing date of the season.
Marquette Rogers scored three times to lead the Forrest City seventh grade Colts to a 30-16 win over West Memphis Wonder Tuesday at Sam Smith Stadium.
Rich Trail thinks it certain his Forrest City Mustangs rolled up more than 400 yards of offense in Friday’s 18-10 win over Greene County Tech.