Weather permitting, Forrest City Mustang football coach Rich Trail will conclude spring drills today with a scrimmage game. If weather becomes a factor, Trail may try to reschedule the scrimmage for next week or just end spring drills without a scrimmage – as he had to do last season.
Center of attentionForrest City senior lineman Kody Foote holds the football during a recent spring practice. Foote is scheduled to be the team’s starting center this season. Foote will play for both the White and Blue teams during today’s spring scrimmage. Photo by Fred Conley
The seventh Annual Street Hoop Fest/King and Queen of the Delta basketball tournament will be played Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29, at various locations in Forrest City and Palestine.
CONWAY — Eric Chambers, vice-president of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association, has announced the head coaches and coaching staffs for the 2016 Arkansas Army National Guard/Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Baseball, Softball and Soccer games scheduled to be played June 21-22.
East Arkansas Equipment defeated Clarendon 9-7 Tuesday night in machine pitch girls softball played at Palestine’s Sports Complex.
The field for the 2016 Rumble on the Ridge high school boys basketball tournament is set, according to interim director Joey Astin.
2016 Rumble on the Ridge
Forrest City’s Barrett Astin suffered his first loss of the season on Saturday, after starting and being tagged with Pensacola’s 4-0 loss to Jacksonville.
Avion Smith did his best to will the Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots to a win on Saturday, coming through with a pair of base hits in the junior high conference tournament semifinal game against Corning and played at Pocahontas.
PREP BASEBALL & SOFTBALL
One year after finishing third in the state high school heptathlon, Jada Baylark overcame a 28-point deficit to win the 19th annual event at Cabot High School.