Forrest City’s two All-Star representatives – Kendriel Johnson and Trajan Norment – represented Forrest City well at the 62nd annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game played Friday at First Security Field at Estes Stadium in Conway.
Being selected to the Arkansas High School All-Star football coaching staff for the first time, Forrest City Mustangs coach Rich Trail had no idea what to expect or what the week of practice would be like.
Forrest City former Mustang and graduate will be coaching against his former team beginning with the 2017 school year.
Last year, following the conclusion of the annual Ralph Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament aka The Ralph, Forrest City’s John Thompson said his 30-plus years of coaching football were over.
Palestine-Wheatley won their pool Tuesday, but failed to advance past the first game of bracket round play at the Benton 7-on-7 Tournament.
The coaching wheels in St. Francis County continue to turn.
Forrest City basketball coach Dwight Lofton and the Mustangs basketball team will once again hold his annual team camp, the 12th annual event, June 16 and 17, at the Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center.
Stuart Towns was the only member of the Forrest City Mustang cross country team during his 1956-57 senior season and went on to become one of the state’s early pioneers in distance and cross country running.
Palestine-Wheatley superintendent Jon Estes has a lot of coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2017-18 school year.
On Thursday, the Forrest City Mustangs will head to Arkadelphia to participate in the Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) Tiger football camp, the second team camp for the Mustangs this summer.