Headed into tonight’s 5A-East Conference game at Paragould, both Forrest City and Paragould are hoping to end current streaks.
Getting the signalGetting the signal: Forrest City Mustang players Jaterion Brown (7), Alzerio Williams (67), Earvin Trice (65), Jacob Main (74) and Kyle Rowe (54) watch for the next play being signaled in by the coaching staff. The Mustangs will host Nettleton tonight in a 5A-East Conference game at Sam Smith Stadium. Photo by Fred Conley
It seems like almost every game this season has been a key game for the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots.
Tonight’s home football game for the Forrest City Junior Mustangs is the most important game on the team’s season schedule, at least for this week.
The first round games for the 21st Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament have been announced.
Marquette Rogers scored two touchdowns to lead the Forrest City seventh grade Colts to an easy 26-0 victory over Marion Red in a game played Tuesday at Sam Smith Stadium.
Hoping for the upset, Paragould fell just short in a conference volleyball matchup Tuesday against defending Class 5A state champ Valley View, losing in four sets to the Lady Blazers 25-20, (19-25), 25-17 and 25-18.
Forrest City senior Elizabeth Moon will begin play Thursday in the Girls High School Overall golf championship set for Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Batesville and Wynne to meet in key matchup Friday night
Batesville ran for all five of its touchdowns, including two one-yard plunges by junior running back Kadar Floyd, and the Pioneers (3-3, 3-1 5A-East) beat Forrest City 35-7 Friday, dropping the Mustangs to 2-4 overall and 1-2 in the 5A-East Conference.
In what Forrest City football coach Stan Siler deemed a “great game” the Junior Mustangs scored the game-winning touchdown with just four seconds left in the contest in a come-from-behind 24-20 victory over the Batesville Junior Pioneers Thursday night in 5A-East Conference play at Pioneer Stadium