After forging a 38-8 cushion over Forrest City after three full quarters of football, the Class 4A Pine Bluff Dollarway Cardinals had to hold off a 28-point, fourth quarter outburst by the Mustangs to secure a 38-36 win at Sam Smith Stadium in a first-ever football meeting between the two schools.
Running awayForrest City senior tailback Bryan Allen (25) escapes from a Pine Bluff Dollarway tackler during Friday’s nonconference game played at Sam Smith Stadium. Allen ran for 264 yards and two touchdowns in the Mustangs’ 38-36 loss to the Cardinals. Photo by Fred Conley.
Curt Coleman didn’t worry much about the fall-like temps, a misting rain or howling winds at several bends on the Ridgecrest Club course Saturday on his way to winning individual medalist honors at the seventh annual McDonald’s-Jimmy Alexander Mustang Tradition golf tournament.
Forrest City Mustangs coach Rich Trail calls Pine Bluff Dollarway – the Mustangs opponent for tonight’s season open homer at Sam Smith Stadium, a “big play team.”
West Memphis Wonder, after taking a slim 8-6 lead into the half, dominated the second half by scoring 20 unanswered points to hand the Forrest City Junior Mustangs a 28-6 loss at Sam Smith Stadium Thursday.
The Nettleton Lady Raiders took a straight set victory over Forrest City’s Lady Mustangs a 5A-East conference volleyball match played Thursday at Jonesboro.
Forrest City Mustang golfer Curt Coleman is preparing for Saturday’s seventh annual McDonald’s/Jimmy Alexander Mustangs Tradition high school boys golf tournament scheduled to be played at the Ridgecrest Club.
It may very well be a sloppy home opener tonight for the Forrest City Junior Mustangs.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs will face Nettleton at Jonesboro today in a 5A-East Conference volleyball game.
The Cincinnati Reds have acquired right-handed pitchers Kevin Shackelford and Barrett Astin (Forrest City) from the Milwaukee Brewers as the players to be named later in last month’s Jonathan Broxton trade, according to a team announcement. The move completes the deal that sent Broxton to Milwaukee on August 31.
In his nine years with the program, Dollarway head coach Cortez Lee has never had to deal with three straight road games to start a season.