Forrest City native John Thompson has joined the Texas State University football staff as defensive coordinator under head football coach Dennis Franchione.
RundownForrest City first baseman Peyton Fogg makes the tag on a Marion player caught in a rundown between first and second base during Thursday’s nonconference varsity baseball game played at the Sports Complex. Marion won the game 10-8. Photo by Fred Conley.
Forrest City senior forward Trey Thompson scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds in the All-Star Classic Game played Thursday at Little Rock Hall High School to earn Most Valuable Player honors for the Mike Conley Jr. All-Star team.
Forrest City rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, but left the tying run at the plate, in a 10-8 nonconference loss to Marion Thursday at the Sports Complex.
Last month, Forrest City Mustang coach Dwight Lofton joined the list of Arkansas basketball coaches to win state championships, when his Mustangs won the Class 5A state title by defeating Jacksonville.
Forrest City and Palestine-Wheatley ran side by side Wednesday at the National Guard LRSD Invitational track meet held at Scott Field.
Palestine-Wheatley’s Lady Patriots outlasted Carlisle Wednesday in a 6AA Conference doubleheader, winning 7-1 and 7-4 at Carlisle.
Forrest City’s Barrett Astin picked up his third win of the season Wednesday helping pitch the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers past the Lansing Lugnuts 1-0 in the second game of two, seven-inning doubleheaders. The Rattlers won the opening game 10-7.
Prep baseball and softball scores and schedules.
Good pitching wins baseball games.
The Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots finished fifth Tuesday at the Lake Hamilton Middle School Relays.