Patriots suffer 10-5 loss to Pocahontas

The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots baseball team suffered its first loss of the season Thursday, despite an outstanding day on the mound and at the plate by Jacob Jumper.

Anderson set for banquet

The East Central Arkansas Razorback Club’s annual Spring Rally/Fundraiser Banquet will be held Thursday, April 23, at the Bill Thomas Center in Wynne.

For now, Astin is ‘High A’

With just 12 spring training days left, Forrest City native, now Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Barrett Astin said Tuesday all is well as he continues to prepare for the upcoming minor league season.

Lady Mustangs, P-W Pats set for tournaments

With hopes of being able to play Saturday in the Beebe-Cabot Invitational softball tournament, Forrest City Lady Mustangs coach Allen Perry practiced his team today at the Sports Complex.

With 15 games left still three No. 1 seeds in men’s tournament

NCAA TOURNAMENTS (AP) — When the NCAA Tournament reaches the Sweet 16, that means there are only 15 games left to decide a national champion. Kentucky needs to win four of those games to become the first undefeated champion since Indiana in 1976. The Wildcats improved to 36-0 – the best start to a season for any team – with a workmanlike win over Cincinnati. Next up in the Midwest Regional semifinal is West Virginia, another team that will come right at Kentucky and try to force turnovers, the Mountaineers’ trademark this season. The East Region changed dramatically entering the Sweet 16 with top seeds Villanova and Virginia ousted. It’s … Continued