•Forrest City 8-6 13-12
Fighting for the ballForrest City senior Dwain Whitfield is surrounded by Little Rock McClellan defenders during a state tournament game played Monday afternoon in Alma. The Mustangs play Pulaski Academy in a semifinal game this afternoon. A win would send them to the championship game this weekend in Hot Springs. Photo by Fred Conley.
District champions will be crowned tonight as the 5A-East junior boys and girls tournaments wrap up the regular season at Paragould High School.
Weather permitting, several local teams will try to begin the 2014 prep baseball and softball season next week.
Tonight at Nettleton, the Forrest City Mustangs continue their drive for a 14-0 run through the 5A-East Conference, while the Lady Mustangs will try to clinch a state tournament berth for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
When Forrest City native and 1958 graduate of Forrest City High School Don Campbell takes the stage to deliver his speech at Friday’s Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony, he plans to keep it short and sweet.
Palestine’s city youth ball program will hold registration on Saturday, March 1, and March 8 at city hall from 10 a.m. until noon., for youths ages three to 18.
Forrest City made winning look almost too easy Tuesday night.
†Forrest City 13-0 19-4
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs have one regular season game left to play – Thursday at Nettleton.
Forrest City 7-6 12-12