Terrell Jamal Woods, a former Forrest City Mustang football player and a 2007 graduate, turned professional boxer, won his most recent fight in Houston, Texas, after coming off a loss in Little Rock.
A perfect seasonThe Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots achieved perfection Thursday night by defeating Carlisle 38-0 to finish the junior high football season at 8-0. The Junior Patriots did not allow a single point scored against them this season. With Thursday’s win, the Junior Patriots also became the 6AA Conference champions. Photo by Fred Conley.
Before the season ends, Palestine-Wheatley could easily have a game where the team’s top three running backs could each have with 100 yards or better.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs remained winless in 5A-East Conference volleyball action Tuesday, losing to Batesville 25-8, 25-5 and 25-7 in matches played at Mustang Arena.
Back in mid summer when the preseason Arkansas High School football rankings began to trickle in from various media sources, Hooten’s Arkansas Football had Batesville picked to win the 5A-East Conference with Wynne finishing second and Forrest City third.
Conway becomes the fourth high school team since the start of the prep football season to claim the top spot in the Top 10 overall high school football poll.
PARAGOULD — The Forrest City Mustangs rolled into Paragould Friday afternoon and rolled through the Greene County Tech Golden Eagles 55-13 to make it three consecutive victories over the Golden Eagles.
Palestine-Wheatley senior Mykal Ripper ran for 226 yards on 30 carries and scored four touchdowns Friday night to help power the Patriots to a 66-49 homecoming win over Augusta at Patriot Stadium.
In just one week, the Forrest City Mustangs and the Greene County Tech Golden Eagle football teams have turned struggling season starts into optimism as they prepare to open the 5A-East Conference season tonight at Paragould.
At 1-2 and coming off back-to-back 36-0 shutout losses, Palestine-Wheatley coach Charles Sartin didn’t have much to smile about before Wednesday’s practice.