Forrest City is ready for its season home opener tonight even if their roster will be a little lighter than it was last week at West Memphis, as they face Pine Bluff Dollarway.
Undefeated PatriotsTwo Augusta Red Devils defenders combine to stop a Palestine-Wheatley running back during the second half of a game played Friday at Patriot Field. P-W remains undefeated for the year after the 52-28 win over Augusta. Photo by Fred Conley
West Memphis Wonder scored first, but Forrest City had the final say Thursday in the Junior Mustangs 14-12 home victory at Sam Smith Stadium.
A year ago, the Brinkley Tigers were solid finishing the 2015 season at 7-1 and played two games deep into the Class AA state playoffs.
Losing almost all of their starters and senior strength from last year’s squad has the Tigers looking for ways to be successful this year.
Palestine-Wheatley will host Brinkley tonight and head coach Charles Sartin is looking to build on last week’s season-opening win over Rector.
He will have to do it without starting quarterback Carter Milton, who was ejected from last week’s game and is serving a one-game suspension.
Jacob Swiney takes over at quarterback tonight.
Headed into tonight’s game home game against West Memphis Wonder, Forrest City Junior Mustangs coach Stan Siler believes his team has made progress since last week’s 16-14 opening season loss at West Memphis West.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots team played their first-ever volleyball match Tuesday at Pocahontas.
As of Wednesday, more than 50 people had pre-registered for the second annual St. Francis Veterans 5K Walk/Run which will begin at 8 a.m. from the Chamber of Commerce on Izard Street.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots defeated McCrory in a 6AA Conference high school golf match played Tuesday at McCrory.
The Forrest City seventh grade Colts participated in a preseason jamboree Tuesday at West Memphis West with West Memphis West, West Memphis East, West Memphis Wonder and Marion.
Valley View hammered Forrest City 25-1, 25-1, 25-4 in a 5A-East Conference volleyball match played Tuesday at Mustang Arena.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots got seven touchdowns from five different players in the season-opening 43-8 win over Rector Friday night.