PENSACOLA, Fla., — Barrett Astin picked up his third win of the season Saturday, pitching three innings in relief to help preserve Pensacola’s 10-4 win over Jackson.
Boss HogArkansas Razorback football coach Bret Bielema was the featured speaker for the East Central Arkansas Razorback Club’s Banquet/Fundraiser held at EACC’s Fine Arts Center. Bielema was making his third appearance for the club in four years and his second visit to Forrest City. The event drew close to 300 Razorback fans. Bielema took time to sign autographs and pose for photos with the fans. Photo by Fred Conley
The Forrest City Mustangs won the Last Chance Relays held Friday at Heber Springs.
The Batesville Junior Pioneers and Junior Lady Pioneers won both sides of the 5A-East Junior High Conference track meet run last Thursday at Paragould.
The race for the 5A-East Conference postseason baseball berths remains tight after Nettleton and Valley View split two low-scoring games Tuesday.
PREP BASEBALL 5A-East Conference Conf O/All GCTech 9-1 15-5 Batesville 7-3 11-11 Wynne 7-3 14-7 Valley View 6-4 13-6 Nettleton 6-4 10-10 Paragould 3-7 5-10 Forrest City 2-8 4-12 Blytheville 0-10 0-10 Tuesday’s Scores Forrest City 3, Blytheville 1 (G1) Forrest City 9, Blytheville 4 (G2) Valley View 1, Nettleton 0 (G1) Nettleton 3, Valley View 2 (G2) GCTech 3, Batesville 2 (G1) GCTech 5, Batesville 2 (G2) Thursday’s Scores Wynne 4, Paragould 2 (G1) Wynne 5, Paragould 1 (G2) PREP SOFTBALL 5A-East Conference Conf O/All Paragould 9-1 13-5 GCTech 8-2 13-6 Valley View 7-3 13-6 Batesville 6-4 … Continued
From the moment R.J. Glasper put on a Mustang basketball jersey and stepped onto the basketball floor, Forrest City basketball coach Dwight Lofton called him the best player to come through the Mustang program, and that says a lot, since Lofton has seen and coached a lot of very good basketball players in his 20 years as head coach for the Mustangs.
James L. Coleman, a former head football coach and athletic director at Lee High School in Marianna, passed away Wednesday. He was 83.
The Palestine 10-under pitching machine softball teams opened the season Thursday.
Batesville Junior High track and field teams swept the Paragould Junior Arnold Relays on Monday.
Palestine-Wheatley School superintendent Jon Estes has been elected as the Activity District 6 Representative on the Arkansas Activities Association Board of Directors.