Spring Hill comes from behind in bottom of seventh to win 10-9
Youth leaguesIn the top photo, a Lifetime Vision infielder snatches a ground ball away from his teammate during a weeball league game played Monday against Parker Applicators. Above, Vaccaro Lumber's Cody Johnson slides into home plate to score his team's first run in Monday's 8-under pitching machine league game against FNBEA. The games were played at the Palestine Sports Complex. Photo by Fred Conley
The 60th Arkansas Meet of Champs run Saturday at Russellville wasn’t exactly kind to the 5A-East Conference schools.
Palestine-Wheatley multiple sport standouts Cameron Thrash and Caroline Jones received five awards each during the school’s annual Sports Appreciation Banquet held Wednesday night.
After spotting Poyen a 4-0 lead in the first inning, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots switched gears and cruised to a 9-5 win over the Indians in Thursday’s first-round game at the Class AA state tournament in Lepanto.
Katie Dreiling drove in the winning run Thursday as Valley View defeated Alma 2-1 in first-round action at the Class 5A state softball tournament being played at Sherwood.
As a Palestine senior in 1982, Stevie Roberts had no idea why he was being summoned to then-principal Glen Siler’s office, uncertain whether it was for just a friendly chat or being in trouble for something he was sure of which he was innocent.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots said goodbye to one head coach following the team’s first-round regional tournament loss last week, but will welcome a familiar face as their new head coach for next season.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots are looking forward to the school’s fifth consecutive state tournament appearance Thursday when they take on Poyen in a first-round game at Lepanto’s city baseball complex.
For the fourth time this season, Forrest City’s Barrett Astin was back in uniform with the Cincinnati Reds, this time facing the New York Yankees Monday at Cincinnati.
Preparing for the 2A North Regional tournament, both Palestine-Wheatley and McCrory had designs set on the No. 1 seed from the regional into the Class AA state tournament.