Stuart Towns, who was the only member of the Forrest City Mustang cross country team during his 1956-57 senior season as well as one of the state’s early pioneers in distance and cross country running, is hoping to help rejuvenate cross country programs in St. Francis and surrounding counties by designing and building a course on land he owns near Crowley’s Ridge, located six miles out on 284.
Just like that, with one swing, Katashia Galloway erased 18 years of postseason frustration.
Fifteen years after helping Palestine-Wheatley win the Class AA girls state championship, Wheatley native Erica (Smith) Taylor is returning to her roots.
Forrest City native and Forrest City High School graduate Barrett Astin is right where he thought he would be after wrapping up his first spring training with the Cincinnati Reds organization on Thursday.
More than 30 new players will join the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football program, with 21 of the newcomers coming from Arkansas.
When the 18th edition of the Rumble on the Ridge begins Thursday at Mustang Arena, the first thing local and perennial fans will notice is not much has changed.
Forrest City senior Tyra Williams became the school’s first Division 1 softball signee on Monday when she signed a national letter of intent with Texas Southern in Houston.
Forrest City Mustang head coach Rich Trail was relieved and happy after the Arkansas Activities Association ruled Tuesday that Friday’s game against Blytheville would be played.
PREP FOOTBALL The Forrest City Mustangs coaching staff is hopeful they will be playing Blytheville Friday night at Sam Smith Stadium. Ditto for the Blytheville staff. “We want to play,” Forrest City coach Rich Trail said Monday. “We want to earn a postseason bid, not have it handed to us.” The final word is now resting in the hands of the Arkansas Activities Association. Last Friday, a benches-clearing brawl brought an abrupt end to the Blytheville-Paragould game played at Blytheville. The incident occurred with 4:36 remaining in the game and Paragould leading 34-15, in the final home game of the season and followed a seven-yard run on a reverse by Blytheville’s … Continued
Milwaukee’s loss is Cincinnati’s gain.
At least that’s what Forrest City native Barrett Astin is banking on.