For 35 years Paragould’s Ron Bellomy has served as a basketball referee. Recently, the sport returned its gratitude.
Knowin’ when to hold ’emA Texas Hold ’em Tournament was held Tuesday at Mallard’s Grill in Forrest City to benefit Area Eight Special Olympics and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Tanner Wright, middle, won the tournament, while Eugene Miller, left, finished second and Randy Baldwin, right, finished third. All three are St. Francis County residents. The tournament raised $2,600 and attracted 23 players. Submitted Photo
Forrest City will open the 2016 prep golf season on Aug. 2, as part of the Citizens Bank Invitational Tournament field at Batesville’s Eagle Mountain Course.
It’s been a hot and steamy summer for prep football teams. And it isn’t even August yet.
Forrest City’s Barrett Astin worked one inning in relief of Pensacola starting pitcher Tyler Mahle Wednesday night to aid in the Blue Wahoos 6-4 home win over Biloxi in the first game of a five-game series.
Forrest City’s Elizabeth Moon moved into the championship round of the Arkansas State Golfers Association Junior Match Play Wednesday by turning back Maumelle’s Taylor Loeb in the semifinals.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs will hold a team football meeting on Tuesday, July 26, for all eighth and ninth grade students who want to play football for the upcoming 2016 season.
Brothers and former Wynne residents Vincent, Elliott, Fuller and Tony Lyons will host the first Lyons Brothers’ Golf Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 6, at The Ridges at Village Creek golf course near Wynne.
Palestine will start registration for the 2016 fall sports program’s peewee football, peewee cheerleading, softball and soccer next week.
The Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium Running and Walking Club will meet Thursday to begin weekly training sessions for those interested in running or walking in the “Couch to 5K” run or walk race set for Sept. 10, in conjunction with the Veterans 5K.
Winning the Mightymite Triathlon has become almost second nature for Jeff Fejfar.