Senior Girls Tournament
Gettin' setForrest City senior guard Deja Collins (5) gets set to take a shot in Tuesday’s basketball game against Helena-West Helena played at Mustang Arena. The Lady Mustangs won the game and will play a second-round game tonight at the DeWitt Invitational Tournament. Photo by Fred Conley.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs will open the 2013-14 prep basketball season tonight at the Heavenly Hoopfest Tournament at Mount St. Mary in Little Rock.
True to form, Batesville and Wynne, the top two seeds from the 5A-East Conference, won their first-round Class 5A state playoff games on Friday.
PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
In the 2001 season opener, part of the During Hootens.com Kickoff Week, Wynne and Shiloh Christian battled to a 47-47 tie.
Lee Academy will play its first home basketball games of the season tonight by hosting Strider Academy for a four-game set beginning at 4 p.m.
According to AAU Hawks basketball coach Bill Ingram, Trey Thompson’s defining basketball moment happened during his 16-year-old summer.
Forrest City won more games this fall than a third of the teams in the Class 5A playoffs.
The Forrest City Mustangs football team finished the 2013 season 7-3, one game on each column better than last year’s 6-4 overall mark, and miles apart from the 2011 season that produced an 0-9-1 mark.