While the Blytheville boys are making a lot of conference noise, the same cannot be said for the Blytheville Lady Chicks.
The Arkansas Activities Association has awarded the Class 5A state basketball host site to Magnolia.
The Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center will be having its annual basketball league starting Thursday, Jan. 19. Games will be every Monday and Thursday through the end of March.
After dropping their last two conference games by a total of five points, the defending Class 5A state champion Forrest City Mustangs picked up their first conference victory of the season Wednesday.
Forrest City had a chance to tie or win the game as time was running down but Paragould thwarted Blayton William’s last-second shot from the corner and the Rams held on for a 51-49 win over the struggling Mustangs Tuesday at Paragould.
After dropping a tough road game at Nettleton over the weekend, the Paragould Lady Rams rebounded on Tuesday night at home against Forrest City, who was playing for the first time since a 61-26 loss to Marion last week.
It’s a big week for the Forrest City Mustangs and Lady Mustangs.
Friday’s inclement weather forced several local teams to cancel games.
Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith is reported by numerous media outlets to have interviewed for the defensive coordinator’s position at Wake Forest University.