PressuredForrest City Lady Mustang players Adjone Joiner (10) and Jabrisha Hawkins (20) double team Helena-West Helena’s Tyra Hampton (3) during a home game played at Mustang Arena on Dec. 2. The Lady Mustangs will play at Beebe tonight as part of a tripleheader that also includes the Forrest City seventh grade girls and the Junior Lady Mustangs. Following tonight’s game, the Lady Mustangs will open play at the Neosho Holiday Classic in Neosho, Mo., on Dec. 29. Photo by Fred Conley.
The Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs evened their season mark at 1-1 Tuesday by picking up their first win of the year, a 34-20 victory over Helena-West Helena.
Entering the 18th Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament played last week at Mustang Arena, the Forrest City Mustangs were 0-3 and coach Dwight Lofton was looking for a victory anywhere he could find it.
Fifteen years after taking the stage for his first duck calling contest, David St. John is a world champion.
Forrest City made history Saturday on their home court by finally winning their own Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament.
Bossier City 61, South Side 45
Wynne bent but didn’t break Friday night, holding on to win 35-28 over Beebe in the Class 5A state semifinals to earn its first state championship game appearance since 2004.
On the heels of the 18th Rumble on the Ridge, the Forrest City Lady Mustangs return to action today when they face Stuttgart in a 3:30 p.m. game at the DeWitt girls basketball tournament.
The Forrest City Mustangs used a 42-point second half to cruise past Marshall County, Tenn., 67-47 Thursday in the first round of the 18th Rumble on the Ridge boys basketball tournament being played at Mustang Arena.