Dozen Mustangs earn postseason honors

Coming off a 2016 football season that saw the Forrest City Mustangs finish with an 8-4 overall record, a third-place finish in the 5A-East Conference and the school’s fourth state playoff appearance in the past six seasons, Forrest City head coach Rich Trail this week handed out postseason honors to 12 Mustang players – 11 seniors and one sophomore – with seven of the 12 making the postseason lists for a second straight year.

FC Mustangs finish fourth at 20th annual Rumble on Ridge

Fourth place at the annual Rumble on the Ridge, held each year over the Thanksgiving Weekend at Mustang Arena, is not exactly what Forrest City head basketball coach Dwight Lofton has in mind for his Mustangs each year, but it has become a familiar resting place for his teams.

Despite injuries, PW appears ready for playoff game

Headed into Friday’s first-round Class AA playoff game, Palestine-Wheatley interim head coach Tommy Wells will do so minus at least eight players who have started during the regular season or contributed to the team’s 6-4 record and playoff berth.