The Wynne Yellowjackets secured the No. 2 seed into the Class 5A state playoffs on Friday with a convincing 50-29 victory over Nettleton.
Double teamPalestine-Wheatley’s BreAnna Warren (30) and Rachel Cook (11) double team Hughes Kaitlyn Latham (44) during a game played Monday at Patriot Gym. Hughes defeated P-W 47-42 and will host Des Arc tonight, while Palestine-Wheatley will play at Barton. Photo by Fred Conley.
BLYTHEVILLE – Forrest City’s Timothy Pendleton and Tantae Wright combined for 291 yards rushing and four touchdowns, leading the Junior Mustangs over the Blytheville Junior Chickasaws, 38-14 Thursday night at Haley Field.
Whoever walks away as the winner from tonight’s Forrest City-Blytheville game will do so with the satisfaction of knowing they earned the victory rather than having it handed to them.
Forrest City Mustang head coach Rich Trail was relieved and happy after the Arkansas Activities Association ruled Tuesday that Friday’s game against Blytheville would be played.
As usual, with the 2014-15 prep basketball season just around the corner and ready to open play, there is still plenty of football left to be played.
The Arkansas Activities Association ruled Tuesday to allow Blytheville to play their final regular season game at Forrest City Friday night.
The Forrest City seventh grade girls basketball team will host a preseason jamboree Saturday at Mustang Arena that will include teams from Wynne and Marion.
PREP FOOTBALL The Forrest City Mustangs coaching staff is hopeful they will be playing Blytheville Friday night at Sam Smith Stadium. Ditto for the Blytheville staff. “We want to play,” Forrest City coach Rich Trail said Monday. “We want to earn a postseason bid, not have it handed to us.” The final word is now resting in the hands of the Arkansas Activities Association. Last Friday, a benches-clearing brawl brought an abrupt end to the Blytheville-Paragould game played at Blytheville. The incident occurred with 4:36 remaining in the game and Paragould leading 34-15, in the final home game of the season and followed a seven-yard run on a reverse by Blytheville’s … Continued
The Forrest City seventh grade Colts capped a 6-1 season Monday night with a 14-8 win over Marion Blue in a single game played at Sam Smith Stadium.