A year ago, Forrest City and Nettleton played for the 5A-East Junior High Conference title.
Forrest City senior Buelon Tre’ Williams is chasing a dream.
It’s down to just three regular season games for the Forrest City Mustangs and Lady Mustangs
In the first conference meeting of the year played at Paragould, Forrest City fell just short on the Rams home court, losing 51-49.
Prior to the start of the senior girls game between Forrest City and the visiting Paragould Lady Rams Tuesday night at Mustang Arena, Paragould head coach Jay Cook insisted his Lady Rams were still locked in and focused after knocking off previously unbeaten Nettleton last Friday.
Palestine-Wheatley senior Antwan Dawson accumulated 28 points to finish as runner-up for the High Point Award at the Class 1A/2A/3A/4A combined indoor track and field state meet held Friday and Saturday at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville
When former Palestine-Wheatley head football coach Charles Sartin resigned that position prior to the start of the 2016 prep football season, P-W assistant coach Tommie Wells was named interim coach for the year.
Montee Randle’s first season at ASU-Midsouth Community College ended sooner than the former Forrest City Mustang basketball standout had anticipated.
The Forrest City Mustangs have endured several close losses this season.
As the high school basketball season stretches into its final few weeks, area baseball and softball teams are preparing for the start of their seasons at the end of February.