For the first time as a head football coach, Forrest City Mustangs coach Rich Trail has been selected to serve as an assistant coach for the East All-Star squad at the 2017 Arkansas High School Coaches Association All Star Game.
In a back-and-forth, high-scoring affair played at Paragould Tuesday, the Forrest City Mustangs edged out the Eagles, 93-79.
Macario McNutt poured in 20 points Tuesday night to lead the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots past Bradford 55-48 in a game played at Bradford.
The Calvary Christian Eagles finished second at the Maranatha Baptist Christian School varsity boys basketball tournament played Thursday and Friday at El Dorado.
The last time Forrest City lost to Greene County Tech in boys basketball came during the 2009-10 season.
Palestine-Wheatley basketball coach Tommie Wells believes his Patriots team can be dangerous, if they just put it all together.
Forrest City Mustang coach Dwight Lofton called it last week when he noted that Blytheville was probably the hottest team in the 5A-East Conference.
The Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center will be having its annual basketball league starting Thursday, Jan. 19.
Following Wednesday night’s victory over Valley View, the first 5A-East Conference win of the year for the Forrest City Mustangs, head coach Dwight Lofton paused and said the work has just begun to finish the prep basketball season strong.
It’s still a while before the official start of the 2017 prep track season, but several Forrest City athletes are already working themselves into shape.