Forrest City’s two All-Star representatives – Kendriel Johnson and Trajan Norment – represented Forrest City well at the 62nd annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game played Friday at First Security Field at Estes Stadium in Conway.
Dropping backDropping back: A Forrest City seventh grade quarterback drops back and looks for a receiver Tuesday afternoon. The Forrest City seventh grade Colts began practice this week as the team prepares for a preseason jamboree when they host West Memphis East, West Memphis Wonder, and Marion on Sept. 5 at Sam Smith Stadium. Allen Perry and Mark Main return to coach the seventh grade football team. The Colts will officially open the season on Sept. 12, when they host West Memphis East. Photo by Fred Conley
Being selected to the Arkansas High School All-Star football coaching staff for the first time, Forrest City Mustangs coach Rich Trail had no idea what to expect or what the week of practice would be like.
The Ralph Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament, aka The Ralph, will be played Monday, June 26, at the Forrest City Country Club.
Forrest City former Mustang and graduate will be coaching against his former team beginning with the 2017 school year.
Last year, following the conclusion of the annual Ralph Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament aka The Ralph, Forrest City’s John Thompson said his 30-plus years of coaching football were over.
The Mightymite Triathlon will run for the 34th time on Saturday, July 15, in Forrest City.
Palestine-Wheatley won their pool Tuesday, but failed to advance past the first game of bracket round play at the Benton 7-on-7 Tournament.
The coaching wheels in St. Francis County continue to turn.
Forrest City basketball coach Dwight Lofton and the Mustangs basketball team will once again hold his annual team camp, the 12th annual event, June 16 and 17, at the Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center.
Stuart Towns was the only member of the Forrest City Mustang cross country team during his 1956-57 senior season and went on to become one of the state’s early pioneers in distance and cross country running.