A junior high football meeting for all eighth and ninth graders who plan to participate in football this season will be held Tuesday, July 25, at 10 a.m., at the Forrest City Junior High Field House, according to head coach Stan Siler.
Summer scrimmagesForrest City's Zaneisha Odneal defends against a Marianna Lee Lady Trojan player in the top photo and goes to the floor as she battles a Marianna Lee Lady Trojan player in the bottom photo during a team camp game Tuesday at Marion. After trailing at the half, the Lady Mustangs battled back to tie the game and then beat the Lady Trojans in overtime 39-37. The Lady Mustangs lost to Marion, West Memphis and Earle in other team camp games played Tuesday. The team will return to Marion on Thursday to continue their summer schedule. Photo by Fred Conley
Previous Distinguished Service Award Winners
When Scott Siler landed what would eventually become a 30-year broadcasting career at Stuttgart’s KWAK radio, broadcasting Ricebirds football games, he quickly realized that maybe he was a jinx.
It’s been a busy summer for first-year Palestine-Wheatley football coach Carey Knowlton. So much so that Knowlton found himself a month behind when asked about the next couple of weeks.
“I’ve been fishing for a long time.”– Cordell Bonner, 13-year-old contest winner
2017 Mightymite Results
When Jeff Fejfar crossed the finish line to win the 34th Mightymite Triathlon Saturday for an unprecedented seventh time, he went straight to the tub filled with ice and cold water and began stuffing chunks of ice onto his neck and shoulders.
The 34th edition of the Mightymite Triathlon will run Saturday in Forrest City.
Laura Matthews, the 2015 women’s runner up, who won the overall female title last year, said by email that she will not be running the Mightymite this year which leaves the female division of the race literally up for grabs
The 55th Men’s Four-Ball Invitational played Saturday and Sunday at Forrest City Country Club couldn’t have been scripted any better for the second round finale. Last year’s champions Cody Flowers and Baker Aldridge and the team of Matt Howton and Warren Hood, who won the tournament title in 2010, finished Saturday’s first round tied at 61. Sunday, both teams were paired for the final round and were the final four to take the course. For Flowers and Aldridge, it began clear early on that the day belonged to Howton and Hood. Shooting a 66 over the final 18 holes, Howton and Hood won going away finishing six strokes better than … Continued