Forrest City won its 14th first round Rumble on the Ridge game in 20 tries Thursday, beating Raleigh-Egypt, Tenn. 76-59.
Giving directionsForrest City Mustangs coach Dwight Lofton talks with his players during a time out at the Rumble on the Ridge. The Mustangs open play tonight at the Hurricane Classic in Jonesboro. Photo by Fred Conley
Rumble on the Ridge Thursday’s Scores
Defense, kicking game and 31 points proved to be good enough for the Batesville Pioneers.
Prior to Monday’s home game against West Memphis Wonder, head coach Chris Williams said his Junior Mustangs had a debt to pay.
Pulaski Academy was right at home Friday night on their home field even as bitterly cold winds blew across Rector Field in a Class 5A state quarterfinal playoff game against the visiting Forrest City Mustangs.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs appeared to be on their way to winning their first game of the season Saturday morning at the Heavenly Hoops girls basketball tournament played at Mount St. Mary’s in Little Rock.
The Cincinnati Reds have added several players to its 40-man roster, including Forrest City’s Barrett Astin, as Major League Baseball had a Friday deadline as the last day in which teams had the chance to protect players from the upcoming Rule 5 draft in December.
The Class 5A state football playoffs resume tonight and the 5A-East Conference still has three teams in the eight-team, second round mix.
In the end it was Little Rock Central’s size and Forrest City’s fatigue that decided the season-opening game between the two teams Thursday night at Central.
There is an interesting scenario building for the second round of the Class 5A state football playoff games which will unfold Friday night.