The Forrest City coaching staff were all telling the Mustang players the same thing prior to last Friday’s homecoming game against Paragould.
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On Saturday, Hughes hosted a preseason basketball jamboree with KIPP Delta and KIPP Blytheville.
For a half, the Paragould Rams played like a 3-0 conference team rather than the 0-3 team they really were in Friday’s 5A-East Conference game played at Sam Smith Stadium.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots took a postseason hit Friday suffering a 22-0 shutout loss at Carlisle.
Valley View defeated Nettleton 25-23, 25-20 to win the 5A-East junior high conference volleyball tournament played Saturday at Jonesboro.
The Forrest City Mustangs will open the 2014 Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament against Marshall County High School, from Marshall, Tenn., on Thursday, Nov. 27, at 6:30 p.m.
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Trent Teager ran for three touchdowns as Paragould kept its conference title hopes alive with a 36-18 victory over Forrest City on Thursday night at Rams Stadium.
Four games deep into their conference slate, the Forrest City Mustangs are just about where they figured to be in the 5A-East Conference race, tied for third with Nettleton, with a chance to take over sole ownership with a win over the Paragould Rams tonight at Sam Smith Stadium.
Palestine-Wheatey Junior Patriots coach Richard Havner gave his assistant coach Tommie Wells a much deserved kiss on the cheek following Thursday’s final season game at Patriot Field.