The field for the 21st Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament is set and includes a trio of former champions, three teams returning to the tournament and pair of first timers.
Conference winConference win: Carlisle sophomore running back Davarius Allen (44) runs through Palestine-Wheatley defenders Crandal Cooper (3) and Noah Hurd (10) to score the first touchdown of the 6AA Conference game played Friday at Patriot Field. Palestine-Wheatley scored 28 unanswered points to take a 28-12 win over the Bison. Palestine-Wheatley will travel to Lavaca on Friday. Photo by Fred Conley
Valley View recorded a first for the school and the football team Friday.
The McCrory Jaguars didn’t like the taste of losing to Hazen a week ago.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs threw a shutout on Thursday, defeating Valley View 12-0 in a 5A-East Conference game played at Sam Smith Stadium.
Since climbing the ladder and moving into Class 5A football and the 5A-East conference, Valley View has never beaten Forrest City.
It’s no secret that tonight’s 6AA Conference game between unbeaten Palestine-Wheatley and once beaten McCrory has major state playoff implications, even if it is only the fifth playing date of the season.
To become a winning football team, players have to develop a taste for the end zone.
Cannon Fisher, of Wynne, was recently chosen to receive the 2017 Joel Farrell Award in swimming.
Hot Springs Lakeside wins overall title
Marquette Rogers scored three times to lead the Forrest City seventh grade Colts to a 30-16 win over West Memphis Wonder Tuesday at Sam Smith Stadium.