Being selected to the Arkansas High School All-Star football coaching staff for the first time, Forrest City Mustangs coach Rich Trail had no idea what to expect or what the week of practice would be like.
CelebratingLynnlee Rowan celebrates as she heads to the dugout after scoring a run Saturday at the District 2 eight and under pitching machine tournament played at Palestine's Sports Complex. Rowan, who lives in Forrest City, plays for the Helena-West Helena Rowan Construction team. The Rowan team finished second at the district, losing to the Helena-West Helena Bean Counters in the tournament championship game. Both teams qualified for the eight-under state pitching machine tournament set for next weekend at Russellville. Photo by Fred Conley
The Ralph Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament, aka The Ralph, will be played Monday, June 26, at the Forrest City Country Club.
Forrest City former Mustang and graduate will be coaching against his former team beginning with the 2017 school year.
Last year, following the conclusion of the annual Ralph Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament aka The Ralph, Forrest City’s John Thompson said his 30-plus years of coaching football were over.
The Mightymite Triathlon will run for the 34th time on Saturday, July 15, in Forrest City.
Palestine-Wheatley won their pool Tuesday, but failed to advance past the first game of bracket round play at the Benton 7-on-7 Tournament.
The coaching wheels in St. Francis County continue to turn.
Forrest City basketball coach Dwight Lofton and the Mustangs basketball team will once again hold his annual team camp, the 12th annual event, June 16 and 17, at the Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center.
Stuart Towns was the only member of the Forrest City Mustang cross country team during his 1956-57 senior season and went on to become one of the state’s early pioneers in distance and cross country running.
Final preparations are underway for the seventh annual East Arkansas Community College Golf Tournament to be held at the 18-hole course at the Forrest City Country Club on Monday, June 12.