Patriots take 10-under doubleheader sweep

The Palestine Patriots 10-under youth baseball team claimed a league doubleheader Monday night, beating Triple G 15-1 and Delta Royals 9-8 in four innings.

Cottingham is Burlsworth winner

Forrest City senior Fedall Cottingham, a 210-pound defensive lineman/fullback for the Mustangs football team, is the recipient of the Brandon Burlsworth Character Award, each year awarded to the high school player who represents outstanding character on and off the playing field.

FCity’s Ray chooses Philander Smith

Forrest City Lady Mustang senior guard Tamira Ray, affectionately called T-Ray by her friends, team and coach, said Thursday she was looking at UA-Pine Bluff as the place to further her basketball career. Then Lady Mustangs head coach Erica Smith Taylor stepped in and pointed her in a different direction.

Stevens opens play with win over HWH

Stevens Funeral Home, the Palestine Ball Program Pony League team opened their season Thursday night by defeating the Helena-West Helena Braves 12-1.

State tournament play begins today

After surviving conference, district and regional tournament play, high school state baseball tournaments begin today around the state.