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.
After losing their first two games of the season by a total of three points, it seemed only fitting that the Forrest City Mustangs would claim their first win by a single point.
The Mightymite Triathlon, which ran for the very first time in Forrest City in 1984, will run for the 31st time on Saturday.
Following East Arkansas Community College’s very successful 2013-14 Fine Arts Performance season, the most asked question preceding Thursday’s announcement of the lineup for the upcoming 2014-15 season was “can they top last year’s season?”
They came from almost every state, riding in on their Harleys, Indians and Trikes, creating quite a spectacle for unsuspecting drivers caught up in the sudden roar of several hundred motorcycles.
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.