Stuart Towns, who was the only member of the Forrest City Mustang cross country team during his 1956-57 senior season as well as one of the state’s early pioneers in distance and cross country running, is hoping to help rejuvenate cross country programs in St. Francis and surrounding counties by designing and building a course on land he owns near Crowley’s Ridge, located six miles out on 284.
Steady and readyA Southern Paramedic player concentrates on getting a base hit during a T-Ball game played recently at the Palestine Sports Complex. T-Ball League games are played on Tuesday and Friday nights. Photo by Fred Conley.
BRADENTON, Fla. — Forrest City native Barrett Astin, recorded his longest outing of the year Wednesday for the Daytona Tortugas, pitching six innings and allowing just two infield singles and two walks while shutting out the Bradenton Marauders.
Making the right club selection can be critical to the success of the shot.
Several local athletes will represent their schools this summer in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star baseball, softball and soccer games in Conway.
The Forrest City Mustangs are down to the final two days of spring drills.
The sixth annual Street Hoop Fest, May 29-31 in Forrest City, will decide the King of the Delta and Queen of the Delta championships.
Rumble on the Ridge interim director Joey Astin confirmed last week that George Washington Carver, from Montgomery, Ala., will be in the 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend tournament joining Forrest City, East Poinsett County, El Dorado, Osborne High School from Marietta, Ga., Redemption Christian Academy from Troy, N.Y., Union City, Tenn. and Hoover, Ala.
FAYETTEVILLE — Class 5A prep baseball has a new champion face.
Harrison’s Drew Fitzgerald pitched the Goblins past White Hall 2-1 Saturday to give Harrison the Class 5A state baseball title and ended White Hall’s state title run.
Crandal Cooper was strong at the plate and strong on the hill carrying the Palestine-Wheatley junior varsity Patriots to a 5-2 victory over Des Arc in a game played at Des Arc.
The Forrest City based Drop Squad boxing club won four of five bouts over the weekend at the Augusta Days festival held in Augusta.