Hurricanes avenge loss

Jonesboro avenged a road loss to Paragould by eking out a 16-25, 25-23, 25-18, 20-25, 15-11 victory Thursday night at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.

Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame After 1970

Tyrone Echols was quick to point out that his older brother Rodney, “has always been a good brother.” And he will be joining his brother this Friday in the Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame.

2017 Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame Before 1970

Three-sport athlete picked for HOFame When asked about his football playing days at Forrest City, Fred Burrows jokes that most of the time he was just in the way of the guys who were the real football players. Burrows, a Forrest City native now living in Rogers, graduated from Forrest City High School in 1964 and was a letterman in football and basketball from junior high forward and threw the shot for the Mustang track team as a sophomore and junior, but skipped his senior year. On Friday, Burrows will be inducted into the Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame representing the era prior to 1970. Next year, Burrows and … Continued

Moon qualifies for Class 5A golf tournament

Forrest City senior Elizabeth Moon earned medalist honors on the girls’ side of the 5A-East Conference golf tournament played Tuesday with a 65 at the Paragould Country Club.