The more things change in the world of prep sports, the more they stay exactly the same.
Decision madeDecision made: Forrest City senior Elizabeth Moon, seated left, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play golf at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Moon, the Arkansas Overall Female Champion, signed during a ceremony held in the Forrest City High School Lecture Hall. Sitting next to Moon is her younger sister, Ann. Standing, from left, are: Forrest City High School Principal Osceola “Sonny” Hicks, Moon’s father Sung and Forrest City coach Dwight Lofton. At right, the sisters look at emails following a signing ceremony for Elizabeth. Photos by Fred Conley
The Forrest City seventh grade Colts found their offense in the fourth quarter Tuesday giving the team a season-ending 30-6 win over Marion Blue in a game played at Marion.
This week is a big week for high school football as teams jockey to improve their standings in conference play. Especially in the 5A-East Conference.
The Forrest City seventh grade Colts will close out their season tonight when they take the short road trip to Marion to face that school’s designated Blue Team.
The Class 5A state volleyball tournament gets underway today at Harrison’s Goblin Arena.
In a back-and-forth first half, Forrest City and Nettleton played give and take in the Mustangs’ homecoming game played Friday at Sam Smith Stadium.
Palestine-Wheatley’s four-hour road trip to play Lavaca Friday didn’t seem quite as long on the way back as it did on the way to the Golden Arrows stadium.
Undefeated Nettleton faces FC in annual homecoming game
Stepping away from conference action tonight, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots will play at Lavaca, a team they lost to last season in a regular season game at home and played in the 2005 Class AA state playoffs.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs worked two long pass plays for a pair of touchdowns to turn back Nettleton 12-8 in a junior high football game played Thursday night at Jonesboro.