Palestine-Wheatley superintendent Jon Estes has a lot of coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2017-18 school year.
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 field for the 21st Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament is set and includes a trio of former champions, three teams returning to the tournament and pair of first timers.
On Thursday, the Forrest City Mustangs will head to Arkadelphia to participate in the Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) Tiger football camp, the second team camp for the Mustangs this summer.
East Arkansas Community College will host the seventh annual EACC Golf Tournament at the Forrest City Country Club on Monday, June 12.
Jonesboro and the Valley View Gold team took home their respective titles Saturday at the ninth annual “Beast of the East” 7-on-7 tournament played at Hoxie.
In the first team football camp of the summer, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots went head-to-head with big boys Stuttgart, Star City and Monticello at the Ricebird team camp played at Stuttgart’s Mosley Stadium.
The Forrest City Mustangs worked through the first of their summer team football camp schedule Wednesday morning at Yellowjacket Stadium, part of a four-team camp at Wynne.
The eighth annual Street Hoop Fest and the King and Queen of the Delta basketball tournament was played Saturday and Sunday at various locations throughout Forrest City.
Coach hopeful summer camps and 7-on-7 competitions prepare players for 2017-18 season
Palestine-Wheatley seniors Will Nash and Lane Teal have been named to the Class AA All-State baseball team for the 2017 season.