Jacksonville lost to Forrest City twice Friday during the Class 5A state basketball championship game played at Summit Arena in Hot Springs.
Before the 2013-14 prep basketball season got underway, preseason articles previewing the upcoming Jacksonville season were optimistic, but less than enthusiastic pertaining to the Red Devils’ chances of repeating last year’s success.
For the first time since the 2006-07 season, the Forrest City Mustangs have advanced past the second round of a state basketball tournament.
On Friday, the Forrest City Mustangs showed they can win the close games as well as the blowout variety.
To Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament founder and executive director Bill Baxter, the success of any project was always determined by its estimated “shelf life.”
It is next to impossible to think about Forrest City School athletics without thinking about Bill Baxter.
Forrest City, a school without a track, is now the home of the state’s fastest girl.
As long as he can remember, Braydon Sanders has wanted to be a cowboy.
By the time he turned two, he was riding a stick horse around the house and yard.
When Forrest City Athletic Director Dr. Rodney Echols was asked recently about 1985 graduate Chris Danehower, his memory was a little foggy.
For someone who tends to shy away from being the center of attention, Forrest City senior Tevin Beanum stepped right into the middle of the national spotlight Wednesday by signing a letter of inten