In a first time matchup between the two schools, the Rose Bud Ramblers lost to Marianna Lee 48-6 on Friday in a road conference game played at Trojan Stadium.
Locked upForrest City offensive lineman Braylon Wright (78) locks up with Paragould’s Jacob Wellsted (77) during the first half of Friday’s 5A-East Conference game played at Sam Smith Stadium. Forrest City won the game 48-26 and will travel to Nettleton on Friday. Photo by Fred Conley.
Forrest City, 2-0 in the 5A-East and ranked eighth in Class 5A by Hooten’s, will travel to Batesville, also 2-0 and ranked fourth by Hooten’s tonight in a game that has serious conference playoff connotations written all over it.
The Batesville Junior Pioneers began the season with hopes of another 5A-East Conference championship. So far, so good.
Weather permitting, the Ridgecrest Club will host a Mustang Golf Team Benefit tournament on Saturday, Oct. 11.
After a memorable first half to a season that included the 200th career victory for Coach Doug Walls and a winning streak that has now reached 17 games, the Batesville Junior Pioneers will make the trip to Forrest City tonight to face a Junior Mustangs team that has always given them trouble, but are in the midst of a troublesome season of their own.
The University of Central Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor, which recognizes achievements in football, basketball and track, will grow by seven new members on Saturday.
The Valley View Blazers finished third at the Class 5A boys’ state golf tournament played Wednesday at Harbor Oaks Golf Course in Pine Bluff.
Based on the threat of strong thunderstorms this weekend, the Arkansas Miniature Bull Riders Association (AMBRA) miniature bull riding benefit event, originally set for this Saturday, has been moved back a week to Saturday, Oct. 18.
The Forrest City seventh and eighth grade Colts sent a message to their Highway 1 rivals to the north Tuesday night by sweeping Wynne in a junior high football doubleheader played at Sam Smith Stadium.