The Palestine Patriots 10-under youth baseball team claimed a league doubleheader Monday night, beating Triple G 15-1 and Delta Royals 9-8 in four innings.
Balancing actForrest City’s Deviante Foster (21) tries to keep his footing while scrambling for years during Thursday’s spring scrimmage game played at Sam Smith Stadium. Foster was playing for the Blue team which held on to take a 14-7 win over the White team. Photo by Fred Conley
The Delta Shock eight-under pitching machine team, part of the Palestine Ball Program’s youth baseball league, won the Brinkley tournament played this weekend.
Forrest City senior Fedall Cottingham, a 210-pound defensive lineman/fullback for the Mustangs football team, is the recipient of the Brandon Burlsworth Character Award, each year awarded to the high school player who represents outstanding character on and off the playing field.
Riverside used a 2-1 victory over Palestine-Wheatley to advance to the second round of the Class AA state baseball tournament being played at Parker’s Chapel High School.
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Forrest City Lady Mustang senior guard Tamira Ray, affectionately called T-Ray by her friends, team and coach, said Thursday she was looking at UA-Pine Bluff as the place to further her basketball career. Then Lady Mustangs head coach Erica Smith Taylor stepped in and pointed her in a different direction.
Stevens Funeral Home, the Palestine Ball Program Pony League team opened their season Thursday night by defeating the Helena-West Helena Braves 12-1.
After surviving conference, district and regional tournament play, high school state baseball tournaments begin today around the state.
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