Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots coach Andrew Loe was pleased with his team’s showing Thursday in a preseason scrimmage game against visiting Cedar Ridge.
ForcedPalestine-Wheatley hosted Cedar Ridge Thursday for a junior high and high school preseason scrimmage at Patriot Field. In the top photo, P-W senior Collin Hill (25) makes the tackle on a Cedar Ridge running back in the first quarter of the high school scrimmage. Cedar Ridge won the scrimmage 7-6. In the photo at right, P-W seventh grader Ke’Von Medley (20) makes a move to get past a Cedar Ridge defender in the junior high scrimmage. Cedar Ridge scored twice to unofficially win the scrimmage game 12-0. Palestine-Wheatley will open the junior high season on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Hazen, while the senior Patriots will travel to Rector on Friday, Sept. 2 to play their season opening game. Photos by Fred Conley
Nettleton defeated Forrest City 25-3, 25-3 in junior high volleyball.
Barrett Astin showed he can still start when needed.
Finding out that Batesville defeated West Memphis Tuesday in a preseason scrimmage between the two football powers didn’t seem to bother Forrest City Mustang head coach Rich Trail much.
Forrest City’s Curt Coleman earned medalist honors Wednesday in a golf match played at Eagle Mountain Course in Batesville, shooting a 42.
On the surface, Tuesday’s preseason scrimmage game between Forrest City and Jonesboro was the kind of game both head coaches wanted to see.
Preseason Scrimmages Tuesday’s Scores Forrest City 34, Jonesboro 29 Nettleton 42, Osceola 15 Newport 42, Valley View 14 Thursday, August 25 Preseason Scirmmage Salem, Cedar Ridge at Palestine-Wheatley Junior High – 5:30 Varsity – 7 p.m. Junior High Scrimmage Forrest City, Annie Camp and MacArthur at Jonesboro Cooksey-Johns Field
Jonesboro improved to 2-0 overall with a straight set 25-3, 25-10, 25-8 rout over Forrest City in matches played at Mustang Arena.
Playing the Cypress Creek portion of the two Grey Stone Country Club golf courses Tuesday, Forrest City senior Curt Coleman shot an 81.
The Forrest City Mustangs walked through a final limited contact drill Monday, the last practice before hosting Jonesboro tonight for a preseason scrimmage game at Sam Smith Stadium.