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.
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.