Still battling for a state playoff spot, the Forrest City Mustangs will try to take another step toward achieving that goal tonight when they face a Nettleton team that has reeled off conference wins over Paragould and Greene County Tech, putting the Raiders back in the mix for a possible state playoff berth.
BlockedA Forrest City Lady Mustang goes up to block a shot at the net by a Valley View player in Monday's first round game at the 5A-East Conference volleyball tournament being played at Mustang Arena. Valley View won the game to adbance to today's semifinals. Photo by Fred Conley
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots will host Class AA Lavaca tonight for a nonconference matchup at Patriot Field.
Try as they could, the best the Forrest City Junior Mustangs could do Thursday against Nettleton was tie the game twice, the second time in the first of two overtimes.
The field for the 2016 Rumble on the Ridge high school boys basketball tournament is set and ready to go for the 20th time.
Riding a two-game win streak, the rejuvenated Forrest City Junior Mustangs are looking to finish the season strong.
Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema is among 23 coaches on the watch list for the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award, it was announced Wednesday in Houston.
Arkansas State senior guard Devin Carter was named preseason first-team All-Sun Belt Conference while the Red Wolves were selected 10th in the men’s basketball poll announced Wednesday.
The Forrest City seventh grade Colts ran their season record to 5-1 Tuesday by beating visiting Blytheville 28-6 in a game played at Sam Smith Stadium.
The run was fun while it lasted for Palestine-Wheatley as the Patriots won their first six games of the season.
Nettleton and Valley View will play for the 5A-East Conference volleyball title Thursday in the championship game set for Mustang Arena.