Forrest City junior tailback Kendriel Johnson is on course for a 1,000 yard rushing season.
SignalsForrest City senior linebacker Demetric Howard signals to the coaching staff during the second half of Friday’s 5A-East Conference game against Batesville played at Sam Smith Stadium. Howard led the Mustangs defensively with 16 tackles in a 41-12 loss to Batesville. Photo by Fred Conley.
Palestine-Wheatley’s Crandle Cooper caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Jacob Swiney and Garrett Wilson added a rushing touchdown to lead the Junior Patriots past McCrory 32-8 Tuesday at McCrory.
When Forrest City’s Curt Coleman qualified for the Class 5A state golf tournament by shooting a 75 at the 5A-East Conference tournament for a third-place finish, he also became the eighth All-Conference Mustang player since head coach Wally Rauth has had the team.
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Playing from heavy rough is a challenge no matter the type of grass involved.
Special Olympics Arkansas welcomed 24 teams from across the state on Wednesday for the State Unified Golf Tournament played at The Ridgecrest Club. The 24-teams included players from Forrest City, Magnolia, Bryant, Russellville, Conway, Little Rock, Greenwood, McCrory, Jonesboro and Marion grouped into eight flights.
Headed into the second conference playing date of the season, many teams are either looking to go 2-0 in league play, or trying to avoid an 0-2 start.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs, off a convincing 34-0 blowout against Greene County Tech last week – on the road – will try to get to 2-0 in the 5A-East Conference tonight, when they host Valley View at Sam Smith Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE — Resolved, encouraged and fed up describe Tevin Beanum preparing to start Saturday night against Tennesse.
In the face of Saturday’s blowout loss, John Thompson has resigned as Texas State’s defensive coordinator.