Astin throws perfect seventh inning

Forrest City’s Barrett Astin worked one inning in relief of Pensacola starting pitcher Tyler Mahle Wednesday night to aid in the Blue Wahoos 6-4 home win over Biloxi in the first game of a five-game series.

FC’s Moon playing for ASGA Junior Match title

Forrest City’s Elizabeth Moon moved into the championship round of the Arkansas State Golfers Association Junior Match Play Wednesday by turning back Maumelle’s Taylor Loeb in the semifinals.

Team meeting for Junior Mustangs set for next week

The Forrest City Junior Mustangs will hold a team football meeting on Tuesday, July 26, for all eighth and ninth grade students who want to play football for the upcoming 2016 season.

Ridges will host invitational tourney

Brothers and former Wynne residents Vincent, Elliott, Fuller and Tony Lyons will host the first Lyons Brothers’ Golf Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 6, at The Ridges at Village Creek golf course near Wynne.

Fall registration in full swing

Palestine will start registration for the 2016 fall sports program’s peewee football, peewee cheerleading, softball and soccer next week.

FCAWAC to offer training sessions for ‘Couch to 5K’

The Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium Running and Walking Club will meet Thursday to begin weekly training sessions for those interested in running or walking in the “Couch to 5K” run or walk race set for Sept. 10, in conjunction with the Veterans 5K.