To no one’s surprise, Forrest City continued its dominance in boys track Thursday as the Mustangs won the 5A-East Conference Meet for the 11th time in the past 12 years and the fourth consecutive conference title.
Seventy-three years ago, Harold McGraw, then an 18-year-old boy from DeWitt, enlisted in the Army and worked his way through 17 weeks of basic training at Fort Hood, Texas, then known as Camp Hood.
Weather permitting, the 5A-East Conference Track Meet will be held Thursday at Paragould.
Will Nash not only held the McCrory Jaguars scoreless delivering a three-hit pitching performance, he also scored the game-winning run lifting the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots to a 1-0 win over the Jaguars Thursday at Palestine’s Sports Complex.
The Forrest City Mustangs and Lady Mustangs participated in the National Guard Blue Devil Relays held Tuesday at West Memphis and both teams ended the day by picking up where they left off last week at Beebe.
Forrest City’s Donesha Williams pulled some rabbits out of her coaching hat Tuesday at the National Guard Blue Devil Relays held at West Memphis which led to a second place finish by her Lady Mustangs.
On Saturday, a very shorthanded Forrest City Mustang track team competed at Whitehaven High School in the Battle for the Border track meet featuring teams from Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri and Kentucky and finished seventh in the crowded field of 22 teams.
The Forrest City Mustangs competed Thursday at the Jerry Roberts Memorial Relays held at Vilonia and finished second overall at the meet.
By his own admission, and most likely if you ask most people in Forrest City, Martin Keith Gray is the No. 1 cook in the area.
Looking for a chance to lock down their first win of the season, the Forrest City Lady Mustangs found that opportunity Monday against Brinkley.