Conference opener played at Sam Smith
Friendly game turns into shootout Saturday at Mustang Arena
Since becoming members of the 5A-East football conference in 2008, Greene County Tech and Forrest City will meet for the 10th time tonight in not only the first game of the conference season but also for the annual Hall of Fame Game.
Palestine-Wheatley stayed perfect for the year by holding off Clarendon 24-22 Friday in a 6AA Conference game played at Patriot Field.
The series between Forrest City and Helena-West Helena – nonconference and conference – has always been an entertaining games for both teams.
The first half of Thursday’s home game against the visiting Helena-West Helena Junior Cougars left the Forrest City Junior Mustangs down 8-0 at the half and head coach Stan Siler visibly upset with his team’s first half performance in a 14-6 loss to the Junior Cougars.
Team opened season with win last week
Forrest City junior quarterback Randal Moore scored from five yards out with 5:12 left in the game and the Mustangs held on to put away Pine Bluff Dollarway 20-16 in a game played at Sam Smith Stadium Friday.
The Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots had their second half chances but couldn’t get past Brinkley in junior high football played Thursday at Patriot Field, falling 22-14.
Stan Siler and his Forrest City Junior Mustangs will try again tonight to get their season started.