Mustangs, Lady Mustangs at Batesville

If the weather holds today, the Forrest City Mustangs and Lady Mustangs will make the trip to Batesville for a baseball/softball conference doubleheader.

Astin picks up first win

Friday’s scheduled Midwest League game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Peoria Chiefs at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute was cancelled due to weather.

Mustangs finish fifth in final state poll

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette made it official on Sunday when it posted the final state rankings for the just completed 2013-14 prep basketball season.

Junior Patriots run third at Bald Knob

The Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots, after a pair of fourth place finishes to begin the track season, landed in third place at Bald Knob’s meet held Tuesday.

Chiefs down Rattlers; Astin starts tonight

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GRAND CHUTE — A six-run seventh inning was enough to push the Peoria Chiefs past Wisconsin’s Timber Rattlers 8-4 in a Midwest League season opener Thursday on Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. After loading the bases with one out, C.J. McElroy hit a two-run single to give the Chiefs the lead at 3-2. Mason Katz followed with a two-run double to give Peoria the lead for good at 5-2. Clint Coulter hit a solo homer for the Timber Rattlers in the ninth. Taylor Williams, a fourth-round pick by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2013 draft, the first of four Timber Rattler pitchers, allowed just an … Continued